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  1. #1
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    Cove Hummer Climbing Capability?


    After much thought and research, I'm looking very, very closely at a Hummer frame as my next bike. My question regards its climbing capability: basically, can it climb steep stuff well? I know it's got a relatively slack headtube angle, and I plan on running a 100mm fork up front. I'd be grateful for any/all input...

    Thanks and regards,


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    you will have no prob whatsoever

    up to 130mm the bike behaves greatly
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    with a 100mm fork it'll climb fine

    i've used mine on mtb marathons with 100-130mm rev's and it's been great

    did try it with 140mm pikes and its fabulous on the downs but then a poor climber
    Mythic Spitfire/Lynskey 29er/Orange 5/Turner Sultan/Cotic Soul/Brodie Ti Holeshot/GF Ferrous/Cotic Roadrat

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