Chumba Reviews and News

CHUMBA Newsletter, January 15, 2010

What Makes a High-end Frame, High-end? Part 1 This is part 1 of a 3 part series. There are so many frames on the market today, whether they be multi link, single pivot, or 4-bar from myriads of different manufacturers and a full-range of prices that it’s hard to identify what differentiates frames without a […]

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Limited Edition White CHUMBA 2010 XCL

This is one of our most popular bikes – classically designed with hand-laid graphics. It also features an optional adjustable linkage piece – that can lower the BB a half-inch, and the head angle close to a degree. The bicycle offers a Macstrut design suspension – similar to the VF2 – with a 68 degree […]

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Generation 2 – CHUMBA XCL – Sneak Peek

Hey guys and gals, We thought we’d give you a sneak peek into some R&D work we’ve been doing over at CHUMBA. We decided to give the option of making the XCL a bit slacker and lower. So – we’ve been working on some versions of the bike with varying geometry. Our current model uses […]

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CHUMBA VF2 Arrives

Anaheim, CA – After months of anticipation, the first production run of the CHUMBA VF2 is finally complete.  This is a limited run – with less than 50 models in inventory.  Yet, all sizes and colors are available – including Alpine White, Candy Red, Anodized Blue, and Anodized Black. The VF2 is CHUMBA’s latest trailbike […]

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CHUMBA XCL Customization Madness!

Anaheim, CA – With the increasing popularity of the CHUMBA XCL and inspired by some of our customer’s unique builds, CHUMBA is now offering customization options for a limited time for new purchases of the XCL.  You can now choose your XCL to be built and powdercoated in select color combinations of your choice. The […]

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CHUMBA Racing Factory Rider Lars Tribus Takes Silver at Masters World Championships Pra Loup

Anaheim, CA – The alpine town of Pra Loup, located in the southern French Alps 145km North of Nice saw hundreds of seasoned downhillers from all over the globe show up for a shot at the world title.  There were 937 competitors signed up to race in this annual event – that’s 479 for Cross […]

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CHUMBA F5 Receives New Cartridge Bearing System

Anaheim, CA – The CHUMBA F5 now uses a cartridge bearing system on its swinglink to increase durability, rigidity, and smoother suspension action. The prior system relied on bushings – but with the implementation of this new system, it will eliminate any play – and offer a wider diameter axle to support suspension forces. Current […]

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XCL Trail Bike Offered in New Colors for 2008!

Anaheim, CA – CHUMBA is now offering the timeless XCL trail bike in several new colors. We are now offering Alpine White, Twilight Anodized Blue, and a Black Cherry Metallic Red. The Twilight Anodized Blue undergoes a bead blasting process that provides a highly durable, scratch-resistant surface while also saving weight. The Alpine White and […]

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CHUMBA EVO Takes on DH and FR – Don't Hold Back – With Video

Anaheim, CA – CHUMBA Racing is now offering several bike options for your hardcore riding style. The CHUMBA EVO was originally introduced as an all-mountain frame – and still offers excellent climbing and pedaling capabilities – but not long after we introduced this bike did our riders realize that this big-hit machine was capable of […]

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