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1986 Profile Racing Champ Pro XL

#1 2009-11-01 3:42pm

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1986 Profile Racing Champ Pro XL

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1986 Profile Racing Champ Pro XL

The Great White Hope - Profile Champ Pro XL  *SOLD*

I blew the deadline for entering this bike into the winter build off, but continued with the build as planned. Here is my latest build - a Profile Champ Pro XL. I put this one together in about 90 minutes after getting bored with what was on TV Friday night!
This started with a chrome XL I picked up from Scott (JS-44SDS) after falling in love with his incredibly unique and exquisite Champ Pro at Summer Slam. The chrome had seen better days and had that brassy dullness to it in some areas, so I decided to restore it. I really love the way the white Champ Pro's look, so I decided to send it to Lou in Florida for him to work his magic. After seeing Matt's insane GJS paint job, I knew I wanted to go with paint this time. Ironically, after sending it to Lou, I had some regrets and panicked a bit and almost called him to ask him to ship it back as is. The chrome wasn't horrible (maybe a 5 or 6 out of 10 in some areas). In any case, I decided to stick with my initial plan and I'm really glad I did. Lou's work is stellar; the stuff of legends! This is what a professional paint job looks like and I'm beyond satisfied! Additional photos of the original finish in Chrome have been included since I always like to see the before and after pics.
I was grateful for this XL coming along when it did, since I had the bug to build a profile after attending Summer Slam and I like to feel comfortable on my rides. The bars are GT XT bars, aka Anderson bars, aka 10 gallon bars. The seat post is also a GT laid back stickered with Profile decal. The Profile decals and pads are repops since the OG stuff is almost impossible to find. The DC clamp, MX 901's, Kashi seat, dirt skirt, wheels & unitron grips are all NOS. The Profile 3rd Gen cranks are in mint condition and the spider is from Profile's retro cranks. The Hutch Pedals are from JDB (I Know, don't say it!). The tires are the re-issue yellow label comp III's and the Haro Plate was NOS as well. The GT Epoch head set was minty (thanks OSPK!). I must say I got really lucky with the decals coming up on Ebay and the pads coming up on the museum the day after receiving the decals. Otherwise, I wouldn't have this thing together yet. The decals pop nicely off of the white paint and I'm really happy with the way it turned out. I just need to get a rear (right side) tech 4 lever to replace the left side (didn't notice it was for the front until I began the build) and I want some red pedal cages. The chrome Izumi chain is on the way and it's all I need to take this baby for a nice spin before the weather turns bad here in NY. Special thanks to Rich6372 for working out the trade for the OG Hutch Western H race stem just in the nick of time!
Parts & Specs:
Frame: 1985 Profile Champ Pro XL
Serial#: N/A Profile didn't use serial #'s
Fork: 1985 Profile drilled for front brake
Tubes: 100% Cro-Mo
Handlebars: GT XT bars, aka Anderson bars
Number Plate: NOS Original Haro Tech Plate & number
Stem: Original Hutch Western H race stem
Grips: NOS A'me Unitrons red over white
Seatpost: NOS GT laid back post
Seat: NOS white Kashimax Aero
Seatpost clamp: NOS DC MX double hinged
Levers: NOS Dia-Compe tech 4
Front brake/pads: N/A
Rear brake/pads: NOS Dia-Compe MX-901 and NOS Grey Peregrine pads
Headset: Mint GT Epoch race
Cranks: Mint Profile 3rd Gen A cranks with OG spider polished
Pedals: New Hutch bear traps (JDB)
Front sprocket: Mint Sugino 43T Chainring
Chain: NOS Chrome Izumi Rear
sprocket/cog: NEW 16T Shimano
Wheels: NOS Chrome Araya 7x with Red Bullseye's, SS spokes and red ano nipples
Tires: New re-issue Tioga Comp III's yellow label
Tubes: 20 x 1.75 w/red valve caps
Thanks for looking!


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Last edited by quinonesm (2011-07-21 7:04am)


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#2 2009-11-01 4:27pm

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Re: 1986 Profile Racing Champ Pro XL

Here are some additional images:

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And here is what I started with:

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Thanks again for looking!

Last edited by quinonesm (2009-11-01 5:01pm)


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#3 2009-11-01 4:33pm

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Re: 1986 Profile Racing Champ Pro XL

Shocking!  Simply SHOCKING!


I NEED: 1986-88 Chrome ELF Pro Frame/Fork
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I NEED: White Vinyl REDLINE Top Tube Pad--old, snap style in very good condition

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#4 2009-11-01 4:45pm

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Re: 1986 Profile Racing Champ Pro XL

flythefriendlyskyway wrote:

Shocking!  Simply SHOCKING!

Thanks man!


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#5 2009-11-01 5:00pm

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Re: 1986 Profile Racing Champ Pro XL

WOW, stunning build, keep coming back for another look!

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#6 2009-11-01 7:40pm

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Re: 1986 Profile Racing Champ Pro XL

Are you kidding me That bike is freekin sick ..def a fave for me.

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#7 2009-11-01 7:51pm

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Re: 1986 Profile Racing Champ Pro XL

WOW!!!!!! just WOW Marcus, very nice attention to detail.

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#8 2009-11-01 8:07pm

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Re: 1986 Profile Racing Champ Pro XL

SWEET!


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#9 2009-11-01 8:14pm

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Damn fine looking scoot you've put together there.  I must say (once again)  I like your taste!  I sooo want a chrome Champ XL for my stable as well :)


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white Titan pad set
Kastan strut for 24" pro cruiser
Profile Champ Pro XL chrome frame
TNT Revolver 48H front hub

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#10 2009-11-01 8:22pm

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Thats awesome!! Nice build!!

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#11 2009-11-02 5:23am

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Man, that's AMAZING. Talk about attention to detail! I love it! Even the plate offers matching colors, awesome.


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#12 2009-11-02 5:48am

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Re: 1986 Profile Racing Champ Pro XL

This would've been a winner in the build off.  Great job!

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#13 2009-11-02 6:46am

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Stu70 wrote:

WOW, stunning build, keep coming back for another look!

STUNNING! THAT BIKE IS GORGEOUS!!!

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#14 2009-11-02 7:49am

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Re: 1986 Profile Racing Champ Pro XL

WooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! MUST FAV

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#15 2009-11-02 8:13am

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Wow! Great build! The bars look really good one there...as well as everything else. :cool:


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#16 2009-11-02 2:31pm

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Thank you for the accolades and the faves everyone! grizzly - the bars feel fantastic! Just like I remembered them. Actually, since they're so tall, I remember being on the starting gate and feeling them flex while I waited for the gate to drop. They totally rock though!!!


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#17 2009-11-02 2:38pm

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BAD ASS Marcus!!! 

Crap...  now I am feeling like I need to do a race bike...  UGH.  :lol:

Very well done as always my friend!

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#18 2009-11-02 2:41pm

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five wrote:

BAD ASS Marcus!!! 

Crap...  now I am feeling like I need to do a race bike...  UGH.  :lol:

Very well done as always my friend!

LOL! That's what Matt's GJS did to me at Summer Slam! That and Scott's immaculate Profile! Thanks for the compliments.


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#19 2009-11-02 7:15pm

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SICK job marcus :cool: , this looks great


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#20 2009-11-02 7:20pm

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Wow....must be nice to be rich and have taste at the same time.  Well done, hommie!  This animal is insane!  Best of the best.  Good pics too!


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#21 2009-11-02 7:24pm

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was waiting for you to post it so that I could add as a fav......   Instant fav for me... love it.... actually came back to look at it a few times.


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#22 2009-11-02 7:35pm

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Charlie Brown wrote:

Wow....must be nice to be rich and have taste at the same time.  Well done, hommie!  This animal is insane!  Best of the best.  Good pics too!

Thanks Charlie, but I'm certainly not rich! I might have some spending money if it weren't for all of these bikes! :lol:

Teched88 - thanks man! that says a lot. ;)


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#23 2009-11-02 7:46pm

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Well Done!!! That is simply  :o !!! Just like I remember them back at the bike shop form bitd!!


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#24 2009-11-02 7:59pm

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Since this bike is 90% how I would have built one for myself I guess I don't have to build one now.
THIS ONE KNOCKS IT OUT THE PARK!!!!!
Absolutely AWESOME!!! Love it, everything about it!
Can't think of enough words to describe how much I like it and how cool I think it is!!!!
Enjoy it!!!!


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#25 2009-11-02 8:11pm

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Im just gonna say WOW!


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