Budget Canyon Lux / Part Swap / 22lbs w/ Dropper 1

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Parts Brand Model Additional info
Frame Canyon Lux CF Base Model Frame
Rear Shock Rock Shox Deluxe Remote lockout
Fork RockShox SID 120mm RLC - 2019 Remote lockout
Headset Acros
Handlebar Other Carbon 760mm
Stem Other 50mm
Grips ESI Racers Edge
Brakes Magura MT8 SL
Brake Levers Magura MT8 HC Carbon
Shifters Shimano XTR M9100 12 speed
Front Derailleur -------
Rear Derailleur Shimano XTR M9100 12 Speed
Chainguide Other Canyon
Cranks Race Face Next SL Carbon
Chainrings / Sprocket ------- Absolute Black oval 32t
Bottom Bracket Race Face Cinch PF30
Chain Shimano XTR CN-M9100
Cassette / Rear Cog Shimano XTR M9100 10-51
Pedals Crankbrothers Eggbeater 3
Front Rim Other Light-Bicycle Carbon 35mm Asymmetrical profile
Rear Rim Other Light-Bicycle Carbon 35mm Asymmetrical profile
Hubs DT Swiss 350 Straight Pull
Spokes Sapim CX-Ray Straightpull
Front Tire Other Vittoria Barzo G+ 2.35
Rear Tire Other Vittoria Mezcal G+ 2.25
Saddle Other Full Carbon
Seatpost BikeYoke Divine SL
Seatpost Clamp Other Canyon
General Info
Model Year 2019
Riding Type Cross Country
Weight 22 lb 10 oz (10263 g)
Additional Info This bike has proper wide rims, wide tires, dropper, and 120mm fork. If I went full weight weenie with Fox SC32 (-200g), ultra light rims (-250g), no dropper (-200g), and SLX frame (-250g) it be in 20lbs range. But I wanted a fun, capable, affordable light bike. And those extra 2lbs saved me a lot of money and make it so much more fun to ride. So far I have put 500+ miles (and several races) on it and it’s a weapon! An incredibly capable light weight fast bike. I am not MVDP, but the bike sometimes makes me think I can be (jk, but it’s a fun fast bike). Here’s run down of the cost: $2999 for complete build from canyon. But it was the basic nx Eagle build. I gutted it and only kept the frame and the rear shock. To start I did use some parts I already had: carbon wheels, cranks, & bars. But I bought everything else new: fork, drivetrain, brakes, dropper... I waited for good prices on the parts I needed, and put everything else on eBay at top dollar. It took a while to sell, but eventually I sold everything. So net spend on the bike was $3,277! (if you factor in another $800 for the wheels, $50 for the bar, and $350 for the crank it’s still less than $4,500 for a bike that’s comparable to any $8,000 machine).
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