This ‘Hyper’ Bike Weighs 9.4 Pounds and Is Illegal to Race

See how one gram counter shaved weight on a fully functioning road bike to make it one of the lightest in the world. But this one isn’t for the peloton, as its specs make it illegal for pro competitions.

Global Cycling Network walks us through one weight-cutting bike build. Complete with factory parts and modifications, this build tips the scale at a shockingly low weight.

To cut weight on the frame, the bike owner sanded down the paint so just the raw carbon fiber was exposed. That’s commitment!