Do you think 12 or 13 bikes are safe? Are they going to crumble underneath of its rider? Seems like todays technology is allowing for lighter, but just as strong of a bicycle. As the 14.99 lb limit stands now, teams have so much leeway to customize their ride because every component is super light. Cannondale has a 12 lb bike. Now they can add heavier wheels or pedals and cages to comply with the limit, but that's the same frame. If it's a matter of safety, they need to reevaluate how they define the weight limit.
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VeloNews » Analysis: Eliminating the UCI bike weight limit is overdue