Will a Lighter Bike Make Me Faster?

Some top-tier bikes tip the scales at just over ten pounds—with a $15,000 price tag. But we have good news: You can save your money, and still go fast.

Not as much as you probably think.

When you're hours into a ride and you're climbing a steep hill, it may feel like the weight of the bike underneath you is seriously slowing you down. But shaving off a few ounces, which often involves buying more expensive parts, will just save you a few seconds. And it's certainly not the most efficient or cost-effective way to chase speed. (continue reading here)