Yeah, ditched the Flite... only until I can restore/recover it. It's worn thru in many parts and perished in others, mainly due to me resting it up against brick walls at sixth form I reckon
Added a grand total of 52g by buying a Cro-mo (shocker) replica.
Considering I'm 6' 8" and 16st I figured a few grams here and there won't matter too much. Never understood the old obsession with spending £££ to save just a few ounces, which I know will annoy some people. Better to lay off the pies and save money and
Overall the bike weighs in at 26 1/2lbs, which is respectable I think. And it is strong as hell.
Kept the rigids too, but doubt they will ever be put back on again. You have to remember I drooled over and hankered after M1s bitd but could never afford them and as a result HATED the fact I had to ride around on rigid stock forks. Picked these up for £50 last week from a chap who amazingly had two pairs for sale, the others being M2s. He got a grand total of £78.00 for the pair with the M2 selling for £28 today. Madness when you think what they cost new.