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    2010 Orange'd out EX9

    2010 Trek Fuel EX9 far from factory...

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    Those Crank Brothers rims are SICK!!! Nice ride. What stadium is that?

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    Now I got a Fizik Gobi XM seat, Thomson seatpost and stem and eggbeaters

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    Hey Icirino, that's an interesting sleeve you have on your shock. Is it a custom job? What's it made out of.

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    It's a Lizard http://lizardskins.com/store/product...uspension-boot but I took it off about an year ago after reading some reviews about this boots and fork/shock maintanance

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    Quote Originally Posted by lcirino
    It's a Lizard http://lizardskins.com/store/product...uspension-boot but I took it off about an year ago after reading some reviews about this boots and fork/shock maintanance
    It does a better job of trapping dirt in than keeping it out?

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    It does. Better off them.

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    2011 Fuel EX 9. I just picked her up today. Can't wait to get it dirty this weekend.
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    Sweet EX9. I just picked up my 8 on Monday, and plan to get it dirty tomorrow morning. Have fun!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RecklessKelli
    Those Crank Brothers rims are SICK!!! Nice ride. What stadium is that?
    Thanks! It's Davis Wade stadium at Mississippi State, ride to the top for a good climb when I can't make it to the trails
    2010 Trek Fuel EX9 far from factory...

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    2010 Fuel EX9, she ain't pretty she's functional!!

    This baby rocks! Mud flaps and rock guards, because it is muddy, rocky, rooty and dusty where I ride... Bonty XR4 Team Issue, tubeless of course up front, XR2 Exp tubeless in the rear.
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    My 2004 Top Fuel



    My EX8 2x9
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    Here's my 2010 Ex 9. Have since added a Joplin post and xtr pedals. Will soon be swapping out the F120 for a 2011 Talas 150mm.


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    My 2009 EX9 under a peak of Huascaran in Peru.


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    WOW that's a beautiful shot!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jboyd122
    2011 Fuel EX 9. I just picked her up today. Can't wait to get it dirty this weekend.
    Can you post more photos of your bike I am think about getting one. do you like the 10 speed? thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by dbikeco
    Can you post more photos of your bike I am think about getting one. do you like the 10 speed? thanks
    I love the 10 speed so far. It's a bit different than the 9 speed on my other bike. I find that I shift between the front chainrings more often now.

    Here are some more images.






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    Quote Originally Posted by jboyd122
    I love the 10 speed so far. It's a bit different than the 9 speed on my other bike. I find that I shift between the front chainrings more often now.

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    You do realize it doesn't make any sense that you would shift chainrings more often with a 10 spd than a 9 spd right? Anyway, the bike looks awesome. Maybe Trek should replace their photos, which look a lot more raw, with your images showing that sweet clearcoat.

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    Yeah that really doesn't make sense to me either. I thought the point of the 36 cog in the rear was to keep you from dropping to the granny gear as much.

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    Not the latest setup.
    Now i have a ritchey superlogic riser and triggershifters X0

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    2011 EX8 in its natural habitat. This is good ole fashion Texas rolling wooded hills.
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    someone tell me how to get my pictures to show up on the page please. They're just showing up as links.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jboyd122
    I love the 10 speed so far. It's a bit different than the 9 speed on my other bike. I find that I shift between the front chainrings more often now.

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    thanks nice bike do you like the avid elixir cr brakes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tussery
    Yeah that really doesn't make sense to me either. I thought the point of the 36 cog in the rear was to keep you from dropping to the granny gear as much.

    Yeah, I didn't say it made any sense. I do spend more time on the second chainring than on my 9 speed hardtail. That could be for a lot of reasons though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dbikeco
    thanks nice bike do you like the avid elixir cr brakes?
    So far so good. The other bike has mechanical disc brakes and I am used to adjusting them. I haven't gotten elixers quite right on the EX 9 yet. I need to figure out how to bring out the reach a little bit more. The stopping power is impressive and they have great modulation.

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    2009 EX 9.8, really love the bike...put an XT 11-34, new saddle, thomson seat post and maxxis advantage tires...Got a great deal on the bike this spring and could not be happier! BR
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    Any excuse...
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    My '09 EX 9!


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    my darth vader rig...2 day old '11 fuel ex 8. ditched the stock tires for tubeless panaracer fire xc pro...my first full suspension! took it for a spin today...very impressed and also deceptively fast. with a hard tail if you feel fast you are going fast. with this if you feel fast you're probably going too fast for that upcoming corner!


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    Good job!

    You Can see my 2010 EX9 on my web site http://digilander.libero.it/GiFeBike/MyBikeMTBFull.htm
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    here's mine.
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    My '08 Fuel EX 7.



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    Tyre F: Onza Ibex 2.25 FR
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    Stem: Sunline Vone DH 50mm Stem
    Bars: Funn Fatboy 710 Lowrise
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    Shifters: '09 Sram X.9
    Deraileur F: '09 Sram X.9
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    Cassette: '09 Sram Pg-990
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    My 2009 EX9

    Built this up with the parts off my Heckler.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lawson
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    LOVE IT!!!!
    I notice you and k@sp3r are both running what appears to be the Hope V2 floating rotor (I'm assuming they're Hope as your hubs and brakes are too) and I'm just wondering if you can confirm if you DID or DIDN'T have to file anything down on your rotor or forks for there to be no clearance issues? I'm in the market for new brakes (and bike) and noticed that some people have said they had issues with clearance.


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    Finally got some pictures of my EX. It's an EX9.9 frame, with some EX8 components and upgrades.











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    ridiculous replacement upgrade there man! Once you get some time on it, I'd be interested to hear if you can feel a difference in the ride between the carbon and alum. Enjoy it!

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    Dialed!!





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    Quote Originally Posted by jboyd122
    2011 Fuel EX 9. I just picked her up today. Can't wait to get it dirty this weekend.

    Hi whats the weight of your nine?

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    Quote Originally Posted by agtuning51
    Hi whats the weight of your nine?
    27lbs 13oz - it's a 18.5" frame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jboyd122
    27lbs 13oz - it's a 18.5" frame.
    Thanks!!!!

    and thats factory right, any mod or just the xt pedals?

    I order same bike, same size and planing to do some upgrades for weight reduction, My goal is 25 pounds. Are you running tubeless? if so what did you do for the conversion

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    That weight is factory with Shimano M540 pedels added.

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    2008 EX9. Only thing original now is the XT cranks and RP23.




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    Those look awesome guys I can't wait for my blue one to come in!

    No blue pics??

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    [QUOTE=burl81]2008 EX9. Only thing original now is the XT cranks and RP23.

    How do you like the Mavic Crossmax ST wheels? I am looking at a few wheel sets for my 9.8
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    2009 EX8. For some reason, I keep replacing parts with heavier ones.
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    My 2010 Ex 8 with some part changes.




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    Hey Tussery, sweet looking bike. I'm considering an ex8 but am not sure whether to go for a 15.5 or 17.5 frame so was wondering which frame you have and how tall you are? Thanks!

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    I believe the last time I was measured I was about 5'9.5" I am riding a 17.5" frame.

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    I'm 5'11 and the 18.5 is perfect stock. I could ride a 19.5 if I replaced the stock 100mm stem with a 70mm.

    How tall are you?

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    I'm 5'6 so looks like a 15.5 frame would be the way to go. I'd just take one for a test ride but the lbs in my town that sells Trek only carries a limited stock and unfortunately doesn't have a Fuel Ex in a 15.5.

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    taken at Possum Kingdom lake.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sand_man1
    I'm 5'6 so looks like a 15.5 frame would be the way to go. I'd just take one for a test ride but the lbs in my town that sells Trek only carries a limited stock and unfortunately doesn't have a Fuel Ex in a 15.5.
    Another idea, if there's another shop in town with a small in another brand, you can always try that and then compare the geometry specs listed online to the Trek. This will get you close for understanding the critical fit areas like standover clearance and cockpit size.

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    I'm 5'5" and I ride a 17.5 frame. I think it's a good size for us "low center of gravity" dudes. I had a hard tail that was a 15.5 frame and I felt like a giant on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mightymouse
    Another idea, if there's another shop in town with a small in another brand, you can always try that and then compare the geometry specs listed online to the Trek. This will get you close for understanding the critical fit areas like standover clearance and cockpit size.

    I've got a small Scott Spark and medium Scott Scale. The effective top tube on the small is 555mm and the medium is 580mm. I find the small is a bit cramped and the medium a little stretched out.

    I tired moving the seat back on the rails on the small but the shifting of weight off the front meant the front wanted to wash out in corners.

    Trek's website says the effective top tube on a 15.5 and 17.5 is 552mm and 590mm respectively. Am thinking a 15.5 with maybe a change to a slightly longer stem could be the way to go.

    PS apologies for cluttering up this thread with my sizing issues!

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    kinda sounds like you're between sizes. If you have standover clearance on the 17.5, I'd go for that. I hate pushing a saddle back on the rails to create clearance, completely messes up the pedaling position and you'll often feel cramped standing and pedaling. I believe it's a much better trade-off getting the saddle in the proper position and going to a shorter stem/riser bar.

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    Yeah my medium Scale felt a lot better after i put a shorter stem on it

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    Really like the bikes.

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    These are some beautiful bikes. I need to go snap a quick picture of mine and post it up.

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    awesome picture from Peru on the first page... totally kick ass..

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    Pic to come tomorrow but I just got my 2011 EX9.8. Came in yesterday and I spent a bunch of time messing around with it. A great deal on the front derailleur before I realized It was actually shifting fine. You just had to be on the bike. On the repair stand we couldn't get the dialed but riding it, its perfect. Couple other nit picky things my rear brake hose was ran moronically so I had to fix that, one of the rear rotor bolts was halfway backed out, and the rear brake the pads were closed like some had squeezed the brake lever without the rotor in between them. I swapped out the tires for WTB Wolverine 2.2s, grips and seat and got a good ride in tonight. I have a Rock Shox Reverb seatpost on order and I'll probably swap out the stem but other than that I see the need to change nothing.

    Great bike!! I'm coming off an Intense 5.5 and I really prefer this bike. I wanted something with a little less travel and this bike fit the bill perfectly. I love the more active frame design and the ABP is awesome. Sometimes things like are often marketed better than they really are but ABP is the real deal and you can notice it instantly. I plan on riding again tomorrow so we'll see if I continue to be wowed. I'll also post some pics.

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    Here's a pic of my '11 EX 9.8 I got some more miles in on it this weekend and I'm sold on it and completely happy with it. One thing that I've been really impressed my is the 10spd XT stuff. I've never had a front derailleur that would drop down to the small under as much pressure. Its effortless and I didn't miss a shift once with this setup. I do need to ditch the big ring though. Not necessary for around here and it gets hung up on too much stuff.


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    You're 9.8 looks sweet. What size is it and how much did it weigh before/after your mods?

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    Thanks man. I didn't weigh it but I will try to over the next day or so. It probably only got heavieras a changed things. The stock tires were a really low profile tread and 2.1s to boot. They looked like they'd be really fast but nothing I'd want to take very fast into a corner. And I'll have my Rock Shox Reverb seatpost in a day or two. Don't know the weight of it but I'm sure its a lot more than a standard aluminum post.

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    2010 Fuel EX 9

    This is my baby. Just finished some final touches. Heres the build:
    2010 Trek Fuel EX9
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    Full Sram XX Drivetrain w Matchmaker 26/39t 11/36t
    Joplin 4r (soon to be replaced by a Thomson Masterpiece setback PM me if interested in joplin)
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    Easton EA 90 Stem with EA 70 high rise handlebar (soon easton haven carbon handlebar)
    ODI Rogue Grips
    Sram PIT Stop Cables
    Expedo Faceoff flat pedals w/ Five Ten shoes (grips as well as clipless without being catastrophic if you fall doing 35 mph while be clipped to your bike).

    Just wanted to say that Im pretty happy with the build. It rides great. The Sram XX is awsome and the Tricons are super light and torquey. What do you guys think of the build?
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    Nice build, I wish I had the money to do the same. Clipless pedals and mudder tires of some sort would complete the package for me!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jboyd122
    You're 9.8 looks sweet. What size is it and how much did it weigh before/after your mods?

    Finally got around the weighing the bike today. Its an 18.5 and weighs in at 27.6 pounds. And that is with the Rock Shox Reverb dropper post installed. Which by the way is sick as hell

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    All right, i'm not riding a Fuel EX, but a GF Wahoo. Looking to get a full-suspension and narrowed it between the Specialized Camber and Trek Fuel EX 5. I know most of your components are speced better, but how is the frame and suspension design? I live in Texas and ride everything from flat, dusty trails, to rocky, rooty trails. Also wanting to move to the mountains for work mid 2011 after I get married. Will the Fuel EX be a good candidate for riding in the mountains?

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    I think the rear suspension is almost identical all the way up to the EX7. I rode a '11 EX5. It wasn't bad. I wound up getting an '10 EX6 for the same price as the 5.

    The 5 had a coil sprung fork while the 6 was air sprung. I liked the air a lot better b/c of the feel and weight difference. 120mm is almost 5" which is good for almost anything except for extreme downhill and large drops. (I've ridden mine off a 4' ish drop and it felt great....i'm 170+lbs) The rear is nice...no squeaks or anything. The pro-peddle is great for when your on smooth trails or climbs.

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    Here's my 2010. I'm in love with this bike
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    Felt the need to take an updated shot after looking closer at that pic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerzyxb
    Felt the need to take an updated shot after looking closer at that pic.
    Beautiful

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    Quote Originally Posted by magarnigel
    Beautiful
    Thanks, I forgot that i changed the stem and swapped cranks since the first shot. I've had it for about a month and have 0 regrets on this purchase other than not getting it sooner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerzyxb
    Felt the need to take an updated shot after looking closer at that pic.
    I like those pedals. What brand are they?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sand_man1
    I like those pedals. What brand are they?

    Twenty6 Prerunners TI. Extremely Light and insane amounts of grip.

    http://www.twenty6products.com/

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    Here's my '09 5.5 EX. I haven't changed a ton of things on it yet, until I'm sure it's a keeper. If I do keep it, I think the Tora's get replaced next.
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    Fisher Piranha
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    KTM 540 SMR
    Kawasaki KFX488R
    Yamaha YFZ478
    Suzuki LTZ435
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    just thought i'd upload it here too.
    stock 2010 fuel ex 7
    except wtb graffiti dh 2.2 tires and cheap seat
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    Fuel EX8 Frame with RP2 DRCV
    Fox RL 120mm
    Chris King Hubs Laced to Mavic 819 with Schwalbe Fat Albert Tubeless
    Formula The One MY10 with 160mm Rotors F and R
    Gravity Dropper Turbo 1-4 inch drop
    XT Cranks 170mm with BBG 32t Bashguard
    XTR rear derailleur
    SLX front derailleur
    SLX Shifter
    Easton DH Bar with ODI Grips
    Thomson Stem 90mm
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    Well here is mine. Just got it last week. Finally had a chance to ride it on saturday. Picture is our bikes when we were taking a break for lunch. Love it. Plan to upgrade it to a 2x10 and put some new wheels on it. Duster rims are clicking i think. Not sure why.

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    the clicking is a known problem with the rim. There's a big thread discussing it here Issue: Bontrager Rhythm wheel system

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    This is my Fuel EX 7. It's a little older than most on here by age, but probably not by mileage. It's an 06 that I bought this August for $800 from a guy that bought it and only put 5 miles on it before he had a kid and parked it to never ride it again. I absolutely love it!! I've put just over 400 miles on it since I got it, and I'm still riding it like I stole it. As a firefighter I don't have to ask to go ride, or worry about the time away from my kids since I can ride all day until school is out on my 48 hours off. Currently looking into upgrades.
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    Good for you man!

    No need to upgrade this! Rock it until you need a new one! This is a great bike with good components and will get you wanting a whole new one some day in the coming years. That's what I did and now I have 2010. You'll be ready for a 2012 and it will be AWESOME!!! :-D
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    Mud Anyone?? (dust and rocks too!)

    I saw some comments about how Lizard Skins are bad for your shocks. They trap dirt and moisture and that leads to your seals dry rotting and breaking down prematurely.

    Where I ride I have all four seasons. I have dust and rocks kicking up at my frame and shock, I have mud and soon will have snow. I didn't spend all of this money on a kick ass bike to has an errant rock kick up and nick my frame or $500 shock. So..... see photos... I've been riding this setup since July, the weight contribution is minimal, the protection is maximum. The design and install is simple. Three pieces of rubber and four zip ties for the rear!

    You will see three pieces here: 1: at the seat stay pivot area a mud flap 2: on the seat post another flap dangling 3: the final flap dangling. all made from EPDM rubber - the stuff they use for backyard garden ponds - I tried Inner Tube rubber but that has no UV Light protection, so within a couple of weeks it started to break down. Other options is rubber roofing material used on commercial roofs, except that stuff is HEAVY.

    Also, not seen here is the piece I have attached to my front fork, that reduces face spray significantly! Interested? I can sketch the outline and fax or e-mail a pdf scan to you. I've done the trial and error and found the perfect pattern to fit and not get bound up with your drive train, suspension or tires. Also, no paint rub to worry about either! PM me if you want the pattern to cut your own.
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    that's cool, you should post a picture of what you did on the fork.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cutbert
    Good for you man!

    No need to upgrade this! Rock it until you need a new one! This is a great bike with good components and will get you wanting a whole new one some day in the coming years. That's what I did and now I have 2010. You'll be ready for a 2012 and it will be AWESOME!!! :-D
    Thanks, I figured that I'd upgrade everything a piece at a time to the top of the line, then when I get that done I'll buy a frame and build it with all the good components that I have accumulated. I also have a Specialized Hardrock Comp Disc that I'll be puting the components off this bike on to upgrade it also. Kinda the two birds with one stone kinda thing.

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    Mud Anyone? part II

    Front mud flap. I think someone has one out there called the Voreskin or something like that. $20 or so....

    I'm not wuss when it comes to mud or dirt, I actually like it. Reminds me of my childhood. I remember my Dad yelling at me "don't you have enough sense to come in out of the rain? Go take a shower!" And I'd shuffle off with a big smile on my gritty face. My wife gives me that same look now that my Dad did then. Hee hee!!

    But anyway, dirt and grime in my eyes is another story all together. Here is my "skin" to avoid that... I often think about making something to protect the stanchions, similar to what I had on my motocross bike back in the '80s. Still noodling that one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shanem
    Here's a pic of my '11 EX 9.8 I got some more miles in on it this weekend and I'm sold on it and completely happy with it. One thing that I've been really impressed my is the 10spd XT stuff. I've never had a front derailleur that would drop down to the small under as much pressure. Its effortless and I didn't miss a shift once with this setup. I do need to ditch the big ring though. Not necessary for around here and it gets hung up on too much stuff.


    You changed the bontrager tire to WTB any difference with the tire that it came with?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chtorres2
    This is my baby. Just finished some final touches. Heres the build:
    2010 Trek Fuel EX9
    DT Swiss XM1550 Tricons
    Schwalbe Nobby Nics and Racing Ralphs Snake Skin 2.25 Converted tubeless w/ Stans
    Full Sram XX Drivetrain w Matchmaker 26/39t 11/36t
    Joplin 4r (soon to be replaced by a Thomson Masterpiece setback PM me if interested in joplin)
    WTB Rocket V Pro (soon to be replaced with a rocket v slt)
    Easton EA 90 Stem with EA 70 high rise handlebar (soon easton haven carbon handlebar)
    ODI Rogue Grips
    Sram PIT Stop Cables
    Expedo Faceoff flat pedals w/ Five Ten shoes (grips as well as clipless without being catastrophic if you fall doing 35 mph while be clipped to your bike).

    Just wanted to say that Im pretty happy with the build. It rides great. The Sram XX is awsome and the Tricons are super light and torquey. What do you guys think of the build?
    I really want to know how much your bike weighs.

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    Finally got some pics of my two hobbys together...A mountain bike spot that I go to every week! My bike is a Trek EX 7 with upgraded tires, Hayes Stroker Trail hydraulic disk brakes(white), Fizik carbon fiber seat, Wellgo pedals (white)...










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    My first mountain bike.....2010 Fuel EX5



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    New Easton Havens are Rockin!! very light weight and super smooth!! good workout yesterday no complaints they hold a tight line and rocket uphill ..



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    Here is my 2010 Ex7. And got my wife a 2010 EX5. We love both the bikes.

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    My new 2011 Fuel EX 9.7. It's an unbelievably sweet ride, then again I've been riding 11 y.o. technology on my Trek VRX 300. I climb effortlessly now and feel like there is nothing underneath me. I handles our rocky terrain like glassy water and has so much more squishy than I'm used to! I added a Joplin 4r, CB candy SLs, MAXXIS Igniter UST 2.35 in front and Kenda Small Block 8 UST 2.1 on the back. Rode it twice with stock Bontrager grips, but I and installing and going to try Ergon GX2 Leichtbau grips for a little extra relief on long climbs.

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