/ the lightest chalk bag?
Absolutely. I was on a F5 last week. Crux was hard and a bit spicey because the bolt was way down by my knees. I unclipped my chalkbag, let it drop and the rest of the route then felt easy.
Good job it was only 38° celsius as I didn't need the chalk anyway.
That's a joke right??? How much weight are they saving, 20g? Just take a piss before you start climbing...
I think the climbing equipment industry is missing a trick here. As with cycling, as performance improves there comes point where 'aero' becomes more important than 'lightweight'. Have you considered the extra drag you get from having in effect an open parachute tied to your harness as you go for that big dyno? Of course the cheapskate here will suggest that all you need to do is turn the bag upside down to get a significant aero advantage - with the added benefit that the chalk will fall out and reduce weight too! Give it a go - you'll be surprised.
Maybe we can take a piss then use a lighter chalkbag. I think it is a little difference between our weight and weight of chalkbag, sometimes i feel uncomfortable if there's something heavy hanging around my waist.
that's true,sometimes aero is more important than lightweight：）
Is it the price? Because chalk bags range from $10 to $38, this one sits at $30 - which doesn't price it out of the market.
yes,it's kind of expensive, but $30 is not so expensive, maybe nobody noticed it just because it's a small brand.
I've done that a few times as well, what a difference it makes.
Mind you, on the other hand I have more than once stuck a weighty rock in my partners chalk bag, knowing that he wouldn't use it; just to give me the edge of course.
Having a dump before you climb makes good. But not in your mates chalk bag though!
put a heavy rock in next time, lighter chalk bag can not impact the result,but a heavy rock will.
If you replace the belt (or carabiner if you clip it onto yourself) with fishing line you'd prob save a couple grams there as well.
it was a heavy rock, it filled the bag.
Circumcision knocks a few gramms off. If you're lucky!
I'm starting to get sick of those pesky organs we don't need, weighing us down on those tough VDiffs - kidney, appendix, extra lung... Definitely the reason I'm not climbing E5!
Could a chalk compartment somehow be incorporated into one's ball bag? That would be zero additional weight, apart from some stitching.
Pah! The really dedicated go for castration - that can save a couple of hundred grams
yeah remove one testicle and replace it with chalk?
Then theres other things like hair, toenails, ears, could easily loose a kg in all.
Well, I think we have a winner here. This chalk bag is lighter twice weighing only 0.6 oz!
Piss, take a shit, take off all your clothes, shave your hair, drop the harness and tie the rope around your waist, then you'll be light enough to climb like Adam ondra
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