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    Trek 29er's roll call

    Hi Folks, I just picked up a 2012 Trek Mamba and wanted to create a thread strictly on the Trek 29er lineup. Goal is to have a one to go thread to learn more about our bikes instead of checking each thread on different build ups. This way we can get to know more of our bikes and see what others are doing as far as upgrades. Ill start off first:

    Owner: Norm
    Location: Bay Area, Ca
    Bike/Setup: 2012 Trek Mamba all stock but looking to upgrade.
    How long have you owned it: 1 month
    Thoughts so far: Awesome bike and climbs like a goat compared to my 2011 Giant Revel.
    Cons so far: None that I can think of
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    Sweet looking bike if it wasn't a 29er!

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    Norm!

    I have the same bike......picked mine up a few months ago. So far, I love it.
    I still need to swap out the pedals & seat, but it's a great ride.

    I still don't get all the 29'er hating though.....I saw a sticker at a local trail with "29'er" circled and a line through it....a bike is a bike to me.
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    Lightweights can't handle those big lovely wheels!


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    my Marlin

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    2012 Trek Superfly 100 Elite
    Pretty much all stock for now.
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    Loving this bike so far. Climbs well and is super fast. Handles much better than any other bike I've ridden to date.


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    Sweet bikes everyone. Limey Johnson, that marlin looks sharp in that color. I was skeptical at first when I first saw it but yours looks sweet! Are those stock handlebars? I am thinking about swapping mine out but not sure what to get. It feels to wide for me and I notice my forearms hurt after a ride. I know I can cut it but wanted to know if it would be better to swap it out for more comfort and also to shed some weight. Any recommendations anyone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ncruz408 View Post
    Hi Folks, I just picked up a 2012 Trek Mamba and wanted to create a thread strictly on the Trek 29er lineup. Goal is to have a one to go thread to learn more about our bikes instead of checking each thread on different build ups. This way we can get to know more of our bikes and see what others are doing as far as upgrades. Ill start off first:

    Owner: Norm
    Location: Bay Area, Ca
    Bike/Setup: 2012 Trek Mamba all stock but looking to upgrade.
    How long have you owned it: 1 month
    Thoughts so far: Awesome bike and climbs like a goat compared to my 2011 Giant Revel.
    Cons so far: None that I can think of
    Ncruz408 question why did u choose this bike and not get the Trek x-Caliber. Was it a money issue due to the x-caliber being more money? The reason I ask because I am in the market in getting me a Trek and torn between the Mamba or X-Caliber. I compare them both and the big major difference is the fork the X- Caliber is better.

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    Yea money was the issue and I did not want to spend too much on my first 29er since I am new to the scene. I love my mamba and I think it is a really good platform to build up on. If money is not an issue and u plan racing with the bike than the X Cal will be ur choice. For now I am a weekend warrior but I definetly getting addicted to the game

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    Quote Originally Posted by ncruz408 View Post
    Yea money was the issue and I did not want to spend too much on my first 29er since I am new to the scene. I love my mamba and I think it is a really good platform to build up on. If money is not an issue and u plan racing with the bike than the X Cal will be ur choice. For now I am a weekend warrior but I definetly getting addicted to the game
    Well my idea is to get one of these trek to ride on the streets going on long rides. I know these bike are not for street but I love MTB. I have the Specialized Stumpjumper Expect Evo 29er on layaway. So I want to get a cheaper bike to start riding now..

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    so I will have one for street and the stumperjumper for trails..

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    Quote Originally Posted by ncruz408 View Post
    Sweet bikes everyone. Limey Johnson, that marlin looks sharp in that color. I was skeptical at first when I first saw it but yours looks sweet! Are those stock handlebars? I am thinking about swapping mine out but not sure what to get. It feels to wide for me and I notice my forearms hurt after a ride. I know I can cut it but wanted to know if it would be better to swap it out for more comfort and also to shed some weight. Any recommendations anyone?
    stock bars. They seem to fit me. My longest ride has been 4 hours, without any strain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by StumpjumperHulk View Post
    so I will have one for street and the stumperjumper for trails..
    yea i was thinking about making a 29er commuter as well.

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    I picked up my 2012 Mamba, identical to the OP's, on Wednesday. Already got it dirty and scratched. So far, I love it.

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    I've got the 12 X-Cal with some Schwalbe Mondial 700x40's on it and it's a great commuter setup. Completely different feel than the stock balloon tires.

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    2012 Superfly Pro - stock with XTR pedals and RXL bar ends:


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    Pictures of the X-Cal and the new Schwalbe Mondials.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhatBoyG View Post
    Pictures of the X-Cal and the new Schwalbe Mondials.
    NICE!!!! How does it ride? Any short review you can provide? I am thinking about building a 29er commuter in the future...

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    I think it rides nice, pretty fast too with the narrow tires. Weighs 27 pounds, which isn't bad considering the front suspension. Mine is the 19" size. I don't really have a lot of bikes to compare too, seems more durable than the FX line to me. Plus it's nice to be able to switch tires and go trail riding.

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    Awesome bikes!

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    2012 Trek Marlin!

    Owner: Matt
    Location: DC Metro area
    Bike/Setup: 2012 Trek Marlin all stock. New pedals this weekend!
    How long have you owned it: 1 hour
    Thoughts so far: Ride report pending.
    Cons so far: It's dark outside.
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    Hi fellow Trek dudes and dudettes!

    Here's my weekday warrior:

    Owner: Wheeliam
    Location: Japan
    Bike/Setup: 2011 GF Collection Sawyer. Singlespeed. Schwalbe Big Orange. Titec J-bar.
    How long have you owned it: 3 months
    Thoughts so far: I use it everyday as a commuter bike. I occasionally use it on trails when my scheds permit me. Itís kinda heavy (due to big apples and handle bar) unlike when she was stock but itís just okay because these tyres and bars give tremendous amount of comfort to me not to mention she makes me faster on paved road. I've changed the saddle before but put back this black bontrager (Selle Italia SLR gives better smile on my back though).
    Cons so far: Heavy as tank. Dull color. The battleship gray looks dull to me so Iím making her stealthy black soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wheeliam View Post
    Hi fellow Trek dudes and dudettes!

    Here's my weekday warrior:

    Owner: Wheeliam
    Location: Japan
    Bike/Setup: 2011 GF Collection Sawyer. Singlespeed. Schwalbe Big Orange. Titec J-bar.
    How long have you owned it: 3 months
    Thoughts so far: I use it everyday as a commuter bike. I occasionally use it on trails when my scheds permit me. Itís kinda heavy (due to big apples and handle bar) unlike when she was stock but itís just okay because these tyres and bars give tremendous amount of comfort to me not to mention she makes me faster on paved road. I've changed the saddle before but put back this black bontrager (Selle Italia SLR gives better smile on my back comfort though).
    Cons so far: Heavy as tank. Dull color. The battleship gray looks dull to me so Iím making her stealthy black soon.

    SWEET!

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    I am looking into my first upgrades for my Trek Mamba but not sure where to look. I was thinking of hitting the drive train first so that I can lose some weight and at the same time hopefully make it easier for me to climb hills. I an looking into the Shimano LX FC-M582 Crankset at JensonUSA.com and Shimano HG61 12-36 29Er Cassette at JensonUSA.com or should I wait until my current drive train wear out and upgrade to the SLX? Since drivetrains do wear out should I invest in the cockpit and seat to make more of a comfortable ride first? Not sure where to start. Any ideas?

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    My 2011 Xcal. so far I am loving it


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    2011 Rumblefish One
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    Love this bike!
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    limey, what the front fork cost you?

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    Limey, Im interested on the details on the Fox fork also. What model is it and do any of them work with the G2 geometery?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ncruz408 View Post
    I am looking into my first upgrades for my Trek Mamba but not sure where to look. I was thinking of hitting the drive train first so that I can lose some weight and at the same time hopefully make it easier for me to climb hills. I an looking into the Shimano LX FC-M582 Crankset at JensonUSA.com and Shimano HG61 12-36 29Er Cassette at JensonUSA.com or should I wait until my current drive train wear out and upgrade to the SLX? Since drivetrains do wear out should I invest in the cockpit and seat to make more of a comfortable ride first? Not sure where to start. Any ideas?
    I bought a set of Race Face Dues crankset and bottom bracket for my Mamba off ebay for $134.00. Dropped 410 grams, which is almost a pound and so far its the best upgrade I have put on my bike.

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    2012 Mamba

    Well here's mine....seen one, you've seen them all!
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    more pics...
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    Limey: That color is nice

    Knobster: Nice to see another Cobia owner.

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    Love to see all the big wheel bikes! I currently have a Sawyer as my trail axe and an older '02 Fisher Supercaliber that has been relegated to commuting duty.
    The Supercal was my first 29er and I loved it. It had a really low bb height so it railed and handled amazingly well IMO, even without the much better G2 geometry. The low bb was the only down side with my pedals clipping rocks every few strokes on my local trail.
    The Sawyer is a replacement for my Ferrous. I loved the Ferrous and am missing it dearly. The Sawyer is much more fun than I ever anticipated. She wants to be ridden like a bmx bike, out of the saddle and pushing a bigger gear, through the rough stuff that I usually ride. So far the computer is showing my average speed to be about a half mile an hour faster on my Sawyer than the Ferrous or my 26" Roscoe! My body is paying the price for it though, no suspension definitely pushes what is "comfortable", especially on a longer ride.
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    Day I brought her home.



    First ride. I've ditched the seat bag since and added white Wellgo MG-1 pedals and a Selle Italia SL XC Saddle. I need to install the white locking grips I bought too.

    Any else annoyed with the squealing brakes? Other than that, it's such a good bike, sometimes I'd rather ride it on the street than the hybrid.
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    11' hifi

    She likes long rides in the woods as we hold hands
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    2011 HiFi Pro

    A few upgrades carbon xxx post, carbon rxl bar, carbon rxl saddle, carbon Sram cranks 24/34. Wheelset in process: DT240s x 32 hole mustang TLR rear / DT240s rws x 28 hole mustang TLR front, Wheelsmith db14 spokes, blue nips, xtr 11-36 10 spd cassette. Will ride between 26 and 27 pounds depending on tires.

    Edit: I just drilled and tapped a lower mounting hole in the front der mounting block to lower the fd for the 24/34 ring set up. Seems a good move so far.

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    I might have to find an XL 2011 X-Cal to match...

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    Love my mamba, need to upgrade the pedals to some tioga,s, Dont know how to post a pic, except the one on my profile page

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    some poser pics
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    Love the thread!

    I just switched today, to a 2011 HiFi Pro. I had a 2011 Trek X-Caliber 29er and decided I wanted a FS for XC racing next year... so today I picked up this beauty.

    The only adjustments I've made to the bike so far are I swapped out the sweeper handlebars for an Easton Monkey Bar - low rise. And just installed a new set of CrankBrothers Candy 3 pedals.

    It was a great experience, my LBS allowed me to watch them - start to finish as they built up my bike.

    Since there were soo few videos to watch on the 2011 HiFi Pro, I decided to make one of my own! Threw it up on YouTube this afternoon, hope it gives people interested in buying one (new or used) something to gawk at while making their decisions. Take a look at the video here :

    2011 Trek HiFi Pro Walk Around - YouTube

    Here are the pics I took this afternoon once I got her home!

    Here she is, just out of the box



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    After swapping out the bars











    Couldn't be happier!!!! Now it's time to get this beauty dirty!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by rnc_forever View Post
    2012 Trek Marlin!

    Owner: Matt
    Location: DC Metro area
    Bike/Setup: 2012 Trek Marlin all stock. New pedals this weekend!
    How long have you owned it: 1 hour
    Thoughts so far: Ride report pending.
    Cons so far: It's dark outside.
    same bike here bought yesterday picked up today and rode the 11 miles home on the street and loved it smooth shifting great response and you cover some serious ground and fast

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    I just switched today, to a 2011 HiFi Pro. I had a 2011 Trek X-Caliber 29er and decided I wanted a FS for XC racing next year... so today I picked up this beauty.

    The only adjustments I've made to the bike so far are I swapped out the sweeper handlebars for an Easton Monkey Bar - low rise. And just installed a new set of CrankBrothers Candy 3 pedals.

    It was a great experience, my LBS allowed me to watch them - start to finish as they built up my bike.

    Since there were soo few videos to watch on the 2011 HiFi Pro, I decided to make one of my own! Threw it up on YouTube this afternoon, hope it gives people interested in buying one (new or used) something to gawk at while making their decisions. Take a look at the video here :

    2011 Trek HiFi Pro Walk Around - YouTube

    Here are the pics I took this afternoon once I got her home!

    What made u switch between hardtail to FS? Also any review on the Easton Bar EA70 low rise? I am thinking about getting it myself =) BTW, SWEET BIKE!

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    Guess I should have posted this here in the first place.

    My 19" came in at 21.7 lbs with Eggbeater 3 pedals and RXL cages; swapped the big sweep for a XXX riser (No bar ends). And converted the 29.1 tubeless with bonty rim strips and valves. Was pretty generous with the Stans.

    Waiting on a XXX seatpost to drop about 100g and a set of Q rings.

    She rides good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ncruz408 View Post
    What made u switch between hardtail to FS? Also any review on the Easton Bar EA70 low rise? I am thinking about getting it myself =) BTW, SWEET BIKE!
    Everyone I ride with is on a FS bike, and it was really getting to me that all the roots (our trails are pretty rooty) were tossing my rear tire from side to side quite a bit (not to mention hurting my butt lol)... while they were all cruising over them like they were on a couch thanks to a rear shock. Decided that I wanted something with a shock, and the HiFi was top of my list.

    I love the EA70 low rise! I was looking for something cost effective, light and a little easier on my back. This bar fit the bill perfectly. 680mm seems just right for me... not too short, not too long... just right. I do recommend it.

    Thanks for your comment!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterC View Post
    Guess I should have posted this here in the first place.

    My 19" came in at 21.7 lbs with Eggbeater 3 pedals and RXL cages; swapped the big sweep for a XXX riser (No bar ends). And converted the 29.1 tubeless with bonty rim strips and valves. Was pretty generous with the Stans.

    Waiting on a XXX seatpost to drop about 100g and a set of Q rings.

    She rides good.
    Lookin' good man!
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    Anybody go 3x10 on their Mamba yet? Some parts here and some still on order...will be full xt drive train here. Xt 780 crankset in black. M780 xt shadow in black...Not sure on whick model of fd yet, tire clearance issue with 2.25s...Already xt brakes with 180 front and 160 on rear..

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    Finally picked up my 2011 x cal today, very slightly used. Would post pics but cannot seam to upload them from my phone. In the few hours I have had it, it has been cleaned, reflectors removed, pedals installed, seat changed and ergo grips installed. Been playing with the fit. All seems well fit wise with a slightly more upright position than I am used to - but the size 17.5 comes with a shortish stem. This seems to be part of the whole G2 geometry thing. It feels good, but I am going to have to wait for the onslaught of rain to stop here to give a try at the trail. Can't wait. Rear wheel needs truing.

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    Broke my Cobia so they gave me a Superfly frame... nice trade-off
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    Gotta love that lifetime warranty!!!
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    What year Cobia? How and where did it break?

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    Mamba is a great bike. G2 is awsome especially for the 29er. Hydro disc breaks are a must. Would you get the white or the black color? Can someone post a pic of a white mamba 2012 if you have one? Thanks. Lock out is great, very useful on road. Over all, best components and bild for the money

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    Got a 17.5" sawyer in full commuter mode. Schwalbe Big Apple 29 x 2.35 tires, Brooks Saddle, big ol' bags, Planet Bike Cascadia 29 fenders, 3x9 setup (I have a very steep valley in my commute and I need gears!)

    Anyway, it's a great bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ferrstein View Post
    Got a 17.5" sawyer in full commuter mode. Schwalbe Big Apple 29 x 2.35 tires, Brooks Saddle, big ol' bags, Planet Bike Cascadia 29 fenders, 3x9 setup (I have a very steep valley in my commute and I need gears!)

    Anyway, it's a great bike.
    That's a really cool setup. Have you seen the movie "Klunkerz?" You'll see where the inspiration for your bike came from.
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    Pulled the trigger on a Marlin SS 11'' this evening, it'll be at my LBS by next Thursday. Plus, it was on close out through Trek so I got a pretty sweet deal for it. As far as I understand the 11-12 are the same rig just a different color scheme. This will be my first Trek, coming from a specialized. I ride a 19" and on the Spec sometime the bike felt too big, I was over joyed when I threw a leg over the Trek and it felt perfect. From what I understand Trek makes a pretty good bike so I'm very excited to see how it holds up/ rides.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joshhan View Post
    That's a really cool setup. Have you seen the movie "Klunkerz?" You'll see where the inspiration for your bike came from.
    Thanks! No, I haven't seen that movie, but I was definitely going for the old-school look. I blew it on the handlebars, though. They're kinda busy with the twist shifters and blinky lights - both of which are necessary for my commute (thick gloves in the winter are a good match for the twisties).

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    Quote Originally Posted by ferrstein View Post
    got a 17.5" sawyer in full commuter mode. Schwalbe big apple 29 x 2.35 tires, brooks saddle, big ol' bags, planet bike cascadia 29 fenders, 3x9 setup (i have a very steep valley in my commute and i need gears!)

    anyway, it's a great bike.
    sweet bike!

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    Mamba

    Just installed the my new race face bash guard
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    Quote Originally Posted by dbfutrell View Post
    Just installed the my new race face bash guard
    Looks good! What kind of pedals and where did you order from?

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    thanks!

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    Looks good! What kind of pedals and where did you order from?
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    just checking in, picked up a '12 x-cal, hitting the trails this morning for a break in ride. moved up from a old 26" gary fisher. will post up some pics once i can .....

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    2012 Mamba

    Just finished the xt upgrades....3x10 drive train and brakes....
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    That's some serious upgrades....XT cassette and brake calipers too?
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    looks really good, I'm over hauling my Marlin too. x.7 package (2x10), I already got the Formula brakes and rotors, reba fork, and a wheel set. The wahoo/mamba/ marlin/ rig/ ticket frame is a nice one, so I don't mind upgrading. If anything happens to it can just switch the parts over anyway.

    I like your Mamba

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cougar77 View Post
    Mamba is a great bike. G2 is awsome especially for the 29er. Hydro disc breaks are a must. Would you get the white or the black color? Can someone post a pic of a white mamba 2012 if you have one? Thanks. Lock out is great, very useful on road. Over all, best components and bild for the money
    heres my 2012 white mamba just picked it up today only had a quick ride out but feels a nice bike ill get some more pics tomorrow
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    Picked it up Wednesday. 2012 X-Cal. Haven't got a chance to ride it much as it arrived with the snow.



    Rained a bunch the last day and a half so I can at least take it on the dirt roads now. Local trails are probably shot until May or June.

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    sweet looking mambas
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    Quote Originally Posted by tuck73uk View Post
    heres my 2012 white mamba just picked it up today only had a quick ride out but feels a nice bike ill get some more pics tomorrow
    a few more pics
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    My 2012 Superfly AL :-).. Cant wait to take her out when the weather clears up.
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    Here's my WSD Mamba: Love this bike as it's my first mountain bike, just not my favorite colors. DH has the white/blue one.


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    wheeliam you are making me wish it was summer already here in Wisconsin. I just built up my Sawyer a few weeks ago but have studded tires on it right now for the ice and snow.


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    I just purchased a `12 Cobia for myself and a `12 Marlin WSD for my wife. I will eventually get around to posting pics.

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    Commuting mode when there's snow on the ground. Notice the coffee mug?
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    Bikes, lots'o bikes

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    Quote Originally Posted by caliboy559 View Post
    My 2012 Superfly AL :-).. Cant wait to take her out when the weather clears up.
    hi can you tell if it is light & fast & the components
    nice bike!!!!!!!

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    2012 Trek Superfly 100 AL Pro

    Here's my 2012 Trek Superfly 100 AL Pro. Size 17.5. I've had it 3 weeks and it seems like it has rained every day since.
    Can't wait to get it dirty. I'm leaving it fully stock. I really can't think of anything I'd change on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slick37075 View Post
    Here's my 2012 Trek Superfly 100 AL Pro. Size 17.5. I've had it 3 weeks and it seems like it has rained every day since.
    Can't wait to get it dirty. I'm leaving it fully stock. I really can't think of anything I'd change on it.
    I have the same bike and love it.

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    nice!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by john symos View Post
    hi can you tell if it is light & fast & the components
    nice bike!!!!!!!
    Bike is fast and i think it comes in around 26 or 27 lbs which for me is not bad, id consider it light enough. Component wise came with everything from trek said it would. Sorry i cant remember them off the top of my head.

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    Quote Originally Posted by caliboy559 View Post
    Bike is fast and i think it comes in around 26 or 27 lbs which for me is not bad, id consider it light enough. Component wise came with everything from trek said it would. Sorry i cant remember them off the top of my head.
    okay but does it have lifetime warranty cau i read that it comes with lifetime warranty is it possible & how has the bike been till now ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TigerHijinks View Post
    Picked it up Wednesday. 2012 X-Cal. Haven't got a chance to ride it much as it arrived with the snow.



    Rained a bunch the last day and a half so I can at least take it on the dirt roads now. Local trails are probably shot until May or June.
    hi i i will be new to this but i can't decide what to take mamba,cobia, x-caliber or superfly al. I wanted to know how it rides how it feels like if it is fast. Did you you have problems with it ? how many it weights? how long is the warranty on the bike ?
    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by rahartman View Post
    Just finished the xt upgrades....3x10 drive train and brakes....
    hi i wanted to know how the bike rides stock if it is fast &
    what the weight of it is , how many years of warrantyit has if it is a FAST bike
    if you have had any problems with it yet .
    how does it ride compared to to upgrades you you added
    thanks

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    Hi all, picked up my 2012 Trek Cobia this afternoon from LBS, after about 3 months of researching and hemming and hawing....can't wait to try it out!!!

    Good looking bikes in here, and good info too!

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    Just picked up my new 2012 Superfly AL

    I went to pick up the Scott Scale Elite I had a deposit on, and pulled the old switch-a-roo. The Scott Elite ended up being too big for me, and I didn't want to down grade to the Team model. I was encouraged to test out the Trek, and loved the way it rode. Compared to the Scotts, the Superfly AL just felt smoother and more comfortable. Can't wait to hit the trails tomorrow. I will post a review, as I don't see any on mtbr at all on this bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrimsonTider View Post
    I went to pick up the Scott Scale Elite I had a deposit on, and pulled the old switch-a-roo. The Scott Elite ended up being too big for me, and I didn't want to down grade to the Team model. I was encouraged to test out the Trek, and loved the way it rode. Compared to the Scotts, the Superfly AL just felt smoother and more comfortable. Can't wait to hit the trails tomorrow. I will post a review, as I don't see any on mtbr at all on this bike.
    you need to go to reviews & than youneed to go gary fisher in the 29er section look at the link here
    Gary Fisher Superfly AL 29er Hardtail Reviews

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    have an '11 x-cal and really like it a lot

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    My two month old 2012 Trek Marlin with some upgrades.



    New Orleans!
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    Quote Originally Posted by bennyblanco2121 View Post
    My two month old 2012 Trek Marlin with some upgrades.



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    hey nice bike i got the green one. where did you get the fork? was it expensive?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeyJWahoo View Post
    hey nice bike i got the green one. where did you get the fork? was it expensive?
    Thanks...I paid $300. I found it here on the classifieds.

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    2011 Hifi Deluxe

    Had just over a week, local shop extend the close out pricing on their remaining 2011 stock, even though they had to order the 23in from Trek.
    This was the first ride, I have installed a set of Profile Boxxer bar ends and Ergon grips....could not get by without them.
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    Just picked up my new Trek Xcal on Saturday! Looking forward to riding it this weekend
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    how does it ride
    will you race it ?
    could you tell what the warranty on the frame & compoents are (how long)

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    I am new to the forum. Just bought my first MTB since I had a Giant when I was 14. I got a 2012 Cobia! Love it. Rides real smooth. The trails in MN are slowly opening early due to the phenom weather we are having. I cant wait to become one with this 29er beast. Happy riding everyone!

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    Another Trek 29er here. I just got a Mamba a couple weeks ago and had my first real trail ride with it. I didn't kill or hurt myself! Although I did smash a pedal on a protruding rock that was hiding under some leaves. The pedal is slightly bent and reflector is busted but it still works.

    Anyone recommend some replacement pedals? I've just got the stock pedals. So far this bike is 90% commutter on paved roads and 10% trail.

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    my gf superfly carbon.. i luv it! it was strange riding it for the first time. those 29 inch wheels gotta spin fast up hill.. i also sneeked a pic of my 6.9 ssl shack bike..sorry i had too. don
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    Forum advise

    Hello to all the trek 29er family! I'm new to the forum really happy to have found a thread exclusively for the Trek GF breed. I have a 2011 Cobia with a few upgrades (working project/obsession) I have taken some photos on my iPhone that I would like to share with you. Can anyone tell me how I can upload from my phone

    Cheers

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    Cool thread, thanks for starting it. Nice bikes all ! This is my '11 X-Cal, 1st 29er only 1 season on it so far. Chose mostly to avoid having the upgrade fever but managed to already swap out bar and stem (Easton EA70 bar and long 115mm stem), Seat (WTB Speed V), Grips (ODI Lock-on), and some bling from Purely Custom.

    I have picked up but yet to install, Kenda Nevegal 2.2 front and Slant 6 2.0 rear for this season. Was not real impressed with the stock Bonnies. I hear they have some better tires for '12 however.

    Thanks, lookin' forward to gettin' out if it ever gets above 40's and snow!
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    Just bought a 12 cobia. Waiting for it to come in.

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    Took my brand new 2012 x-cal out to the trails yesterday for the first time and ended up with flats in both tires! . I would like to buy a couple spare tubes. Any recommendations for 29er tubes?

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