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    Chumba XCL Yumminess

    Hmmm, I can't seem to get into the "Let's see thsoe AM setups" sticky, moderators, feel free to move this in there. I get a blank screen when I click on the forum link.

    Anyways, winter got the best of me & I did it again.

    Main Tidbits:
    Frame: 07/08 Chumba XCL Blue Ano, size S. Custom powdercoated swingarm.
    Shock: Fox RP23
    Fork: Fox F140 RL
    Wheels: XTR laced to Syncros DS23
    Brakes: Formula Oro K24 w/ Straitline Levers
    Derailleurs: XT rear, XT e type front
    Cranks: 08 XTs
    Pedals: Crank Bro Egg Beaters in blue!


    Here she is in all her glory.




    More pictures & build log here:
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    Holy crap. Nice!

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    Do it all or nothing
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    I'm gonna need a mop for all this druel....WOW that is a nice bike!!!
    If it ain't broken... why the hell you fixin it!

    KONA rules!!

    If you miss the tranny... don't look down.

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    GAME ON!
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    almost as nice as the one with the cobalt wheelset
    RIP Adam Yauch

    "M.C. for what I AM and do, the A is for Adam and the lyrics; true"

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    Sexy. Nice build, other than the white grips. Never get white grips! They get so dirty and are a b*tch to clean! It's not like a white fork or frame that you can just wipe the dirt right off. Just wait till after a few rides or your first spill. You'll eventually regret it I'd imagine. In any case, how's she ride?
    Gotta get up to get down.
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    omg the cobalts are hot. too bad those suckers ring in at $1k msrp. jeeze.

    now they're marketed as a XC/race wheelset, but I see them popping up on a lot of trail type bikes, like the XCL too. is it stiff enough to handle trail riding?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BaeckerX1
    Sexy. Nice build, other than the white grips. Never get white grips! They get so dirty and are a b*tch to clean! It's not like a white fork or frame that you can just wipe the dirt right off. Just wait till after a few rides or your first spill. You'll eventually regret it I'd imagine. In any case, how's she ride?

    you know, you'd think i'd learned my lesson. i had white grips on the old bike & they mellowed to a nice yellow after 1 season. i'll try to keep these clean, but if they dont cooperate, i'll get some nice black ones.

    i've only ridden it around the block. the weather hasn't been very good. feels plush jumping off the curb of my driveway?

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    not mine
    RIP Adam Yauch

    "M.C. for what I AM and do, the A is for Adam and the lyrics; true"

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    oh dude! your the guy with that VF2. sweeeeeeeeeeeeet. i really like it man. have you taken it for a spin yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by saturnine
    not mine
    RIP Adam Yauch

    "M.C. for what I AM and do, the A is for Adam and the lyrics; true"

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    Nice bike! I can't seem to get into the "Let's see thsoe AM setups" sticky either. It seems that When I log out, it lets me view it but when logged in, it comes up blank. A bit backwards it seems... Anyway that is one sweet looking ride!

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    Great looking bike. As to accessing the AM Setups sticky you need to set your Display Mode to Linear (under My Account you can set that mode as default so you don't have to change it post login everytime).

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    Got it, thanks R12.

    That's a weird bug. MTBR, could you maybe have it display a msg or something? I guess not a big deal.

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    I get knocked down, but I get up again...

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    You never gonna get me down...


    i still have that cd. how weird.

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    wait...what?
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    holy crap...your garage door is pure WHITE!!!

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    haha is that unusual?

    nicco, is that you jumping in a Cal shirt? did you go to Cal?

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    One of the best looking bikes I have ever seen! What kind of money do you have invested?
    Trek Fuel EX8
    Full XT cockpit
    Thompson X4 Elite Stem
    Easton Haven Carbon Handlebars / Seatpost

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    hey Bow. thanks! not too much actually. i got rid of the old bike to fund this one since i can't afford 2 full suspensions and a hard tail. the whole build ended up being about a $1k investment.

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    That is a really nice bike, the color combination is very, very nice.

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    Really Great !!!!!
    Where did you get that seat post ?? send you mine with White Spinergy wheels


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    before cutting the white FOX

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    nice build biker! loving the spinergies.

    i got my seatpost here:
    http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/M...&PartnerID=635

    only issue is, i think they didnt take into account the thickness of the white powdercoat. so its a bit hard to get it into the bike. silly really.

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    I was crusing on bikeradar and noticed that your bike pictures made it into an article about Chumba coming back to the UK...Congrats!

    BikeRadar Link

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    whoa! thats my garage! haha!

    hey alan, did you give them those pics? or i guess they straight up yoinked them from MTBR.

    i guess i don't really mind. but man, i would have put on a better dress if i knew i was gonna be famous!

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    That white and blue looks real nice thought I would post up my blue and gray XCL








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