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    Cove Shocker Thread?

    Can't believe there's not one of these yet!!!

    Here's my contribution in the works...almost got it finished but am missing a few parts, wheels, cranks, other. This is just some crappy cell phone/garage pic. When she's finished I'll give you the full spread!

    Throw up them shockers!!!
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    Here's a picture of my shocker which I built up about 3 weeks ago. Had one race on it already and came 3rd, such a sweet bike




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    They call it Murda! Nice mick!!!

    Here's my exact opposite to that bike...bright
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    still waiting on the front mavic/hadley wheel might put on some orange race face bars...too orange???
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    shocka brah...

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    Nah its not too orange. Its sick

    Is that the SRS+? I'm going to get one of the coz I noticed on my first ride that when I hit my taco on a rock the whole chainguide twisted and the lower wheel thing hit the frame, I suppose thats the problem with the bottom bracket mounted chainguide. At least with the SRS+ the bash is mounted to the cranks so the chainguide should stay put. Also gone get different forks when I got the money, maybe black 40's.

    The bike is sick tho, still getting used to it.

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    Yes...SRS+ I chose that over the taco do to the fact that I am constantly whacking my supercharger on rocks and would destroy a taco everyweek. I actually like the bb mounted chainguide as when I whack one of the pullies it will rotate vs. breaking the ISCG tabs off. I need a little give every now and then...

    I've yet to find the "sweet" spot lots of shocker riders have talked about but I'm getting close Guess I just gotta play around with her a bit, try different positions to find the one that really works for her to make her SCREAM!!!!

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    yam yam, my black medium shocker is on the way!!
    i build it up with my stuff where i use now on my cove std
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    i gone make my one cove shocker sticker in the same letters color "apple green" like monster energie... updates and pictures following!
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    Sick bike, I'm thinking about getting a 2010 boxxer race as well, can probably get one second hand for cheap.
    What wieght are you? you say your using a 450lb spring, I'm on a 500 steel spring that came with the frame but thinking this might be a little stiff.

    Ordered my SRS+ last night, this should stop the chainguide from rotating and hitting the frame since the bash is mounted to the cranks. It'll also add to my black and gold theme.

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    done
    best DH Bike since 2006 !
    the shocker is unbelievable a " curve star and rock eater"


    Frame - Cove Shocker (Medium)
    Rear Shock - Fox DHX5 450lb
    Headset - FSA
    Seat Collar - Hope
    Fork - 2010 Rock Shox BoXXer Team
    Stem - Straitline Direct 50mm
    Handlebars - Azonic DW 30*
    Grips - Lizerdskin
    Saddle - Sunline Titanium
    Seatpost - Thomson Elite
    Brakes - Avid Elixier
    Rotors - 203mm
    R/Derailleur - Sram X9 short Cage
    Rear-Shifter - Sram X9
    Cassette - Dura Ace 12-25T
    Chain - kmc sl 9 holow silver (ten speed)
    Crankset - Gravity Light 165mm
    Wheelset - Hope Pro2 Mavic 729
    Tires - Conti Rain King 2.5
    Inner Tubes - Latex
    Pedals - Time
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    I'm 180 pounds geared up and run a 450 most of the time. If the course is super nasty I'll run a 400 or a 425.

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    Another sick shocker, congrads.

    SRS+ has arrived, put it on when I get home late friday night, then racing saturday and sunday, sweet.

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    let us see your beauty !!

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    Update

    18.04Kg
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    yam yam, netxt week arrive the Dueler shock for my shocker $499 inkl. ti spring from diverse!!

    http://www.diverse-mfg.com/mtb/duelercoilshock.html
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    My shocker:
    "The future belongs to those that believe in the beauty of their dreams."

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    juicy!!

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    do a 888 2010 evo works with the shocker 58cm stack high?? cove recommended 57cm??? thanks.

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    nice shocker in the raw!!! love them raw bikes...

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    Quote Originally Posted by 8664
    do a 888 2010 evo works with the shocker 58cm stack high?? cove recommended 57cm??? thanks.
    don't think it'll be an issue, cove is likely basing their geometry chart on a 57cm fork.
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    that means that the 58cm dont work...?

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    whaiting for my vivid TF tuning!
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    Mine is almost built. Love the black tea color.STOKED.
    It puts the lotion in the basket or it gets the hose!

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    boxxer race whaiting for the avalanche boxxer 35mm kitt

    Frame - Cove Shocker (Medium)
    Rear Shock - Fox DHX5 450lb
    Headset - Chris King
    Seat Collar - Hope
    Fork - 2010 Rock Shox BoXXer Race
    Stem - Straitline Direct 50mm
    Handlebars - Azonic DW 30*
    Grips - Lizerdskin
    Saddle - SDG
    Seatpost - SDG
    Brakes - Avid Elixier
    Rotors - 203mm
    R/Derailleur - Sram X9 short Cage
    Rear-Shifter - Sram X9
    Cassette - Dura Ace 12-25T
    Chain - kmc sl 9 holow silver (ten speed)
    Crankset - Gravity Light 165mm
    Wheelset - Hope Pro2 Mavic 729
    Tires - Conti Rain King 2.5
    Inner Tubes - Latex
    Pedals - Time
    18.02kg
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    new shocker

    we clearly need a cove thread
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    nice beast!

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    anyone know the stats on the 2011 shocker? looks promising... hope they updated the geo and lowered the weight!

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    i like the old geo, i see my buddies with the 2010 demos they hit the earth all the time.... this low low stuff is maybe ok. for a race... but i need my shocker for do it all...

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    I agree, there are moments things just get too low or way to slack (did any one damian spagnolo on the mondraker in fort bill? it looked as if he was running a 61° frame, which wouldnt surprise me due to the fact that frame has the ability to be run at that angle... crazy).

    I think what would be interesting for this company, and any other for that mater, is the ability to offer personal products. Since you cant really get a personalised frame from any maker, the simplest way to go is to design a frame which incorparats features that the end user can use to adjust the bike to his liking, ie: ajust BB heigh, head angle and if posible, chainstay. I know for one, cove could integrate a system were they would sell the frame with replaceable dropouts to modify the geometry.

    If you ask me, a do it all DH frame now a days, going into what I find reasonable (no everyone should agree) would be a 64,5 or 65° head angle, and a 14 bb height frame. That sounds reasonable to me. But 14,7 bb height is a bit too much

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    my shocker has 29cm when i stand on the bike that is low low low!!!

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    what sag percentage do you run it at, 40%?

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    shocker go elka

    The loud noise upon rebound stroke that some riders describe as a "sucking" sound is also a normal characteristic of our shock design, which is displacing a very large volume of oil for such a small shock. That's why we use a 14mm shaft and a bigger reservoir than most other shocks. Also, our rebound damping... Mehr anzeigen relies a lot more on the valving (shim stack) than on the needle (adjuster) to provide the "progressive rebound" that most riders enjoy about the Stage 5. Finally, that noise will vary from bike to bike based on the valving used; the more progressive the rebound is, the louder the shock is. As one of our sponsored riders put it best: "It's the sound of performance, just like the turbo whoosh from a rally car."
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    Quote Originally Posted by karpi
    what sag percentage do you run it at, 40%?
    from 76mm hub i use 23mm

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    Quote Originally Posted by karpi
    I agree, there are moments things just get too low or way to slack (did any one damian spagnolo on the mondraker in fort bill? it looked as if he was running a 61° frame, which wouldnt surprise me due to the fact that frame has the ability to be run at that angle... crazy).

    I think what would be interesting for this company, and any other for that mater, is the ability to offer personal products. Since you cant really get a personalised frame from any maker, the simplest way to go is to design a frame which incorparats features that the end user can use to adjust the bike to his liking, ie: ajust BB heigh, head angle and if posible, chainstay. I know for one, cove could integrate a system were they would sell the frame with replaceable dropouts to modify the geometry.

    If you ask me, a do it all DH frame now a days, going into what I find reasonable (no everyone should agree) would be a 64,5 or 65° head angle, and a 14 bb height frame. That sounds reasonable to me. But 14,7 bb height is a bit too much
    Bare with me, some rambling..

    Also something else to consider.. Most bikes you see with the super low BB height and super slack HA(head angle for short) have 8" of travel. Although the shocker's "static" geometry is a bit steeper/higher BB height than most "race" bikes out there, it's also got 8.75" of travel, so once you factor in the sag it's a bit of a different story.

    Mondraker is super-adjustable so they have the ability to run like 61-65 degree HA, and all sorts of chainstay length options I believe. A lot of manufacturer's are going the adjustable route as like you mention it let's people tailor their bike to themselves and the track, some examples: Transition TR450, Evil Revolt, Intense 951, Mondraker Summum, Commencal Supreme-DH(been for a couple years now), upcoming Carbon V-10.. it's great to have a bunch of adjustment, but in the same sense, for some people a set-it-and-forget-it frame works best.. Whatever Cove does I hope they keep a lot of the things that make the Shocker great in tact with the new model(suspension "feel" being my the top of my list), maybe just tweak/update the geometry and lower the weight a bit (and still retain the strength, if possible)

    If you love your shocker and just want to lower the BB height a bit, I'd highly recommend picking up the North Shore Billet Dropouts: http://northshorebillet.com/index.ph...roducts_id=106

    Lowers the bb height about 1/2" puts it right about 14" and only slackens the HA .5 degree.
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    ok. now its done how i love!! enjoy.
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    check this video, GoPro HD with chest mount backward mountet :-)

    <object width="400" height="300"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="movie" value="http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=12893507&amp;server=vimeo.co m&amp;show_title=1&amp;show_byline=1&amp;show_port rait=0&amp;color=&amp;fullscreen=1" /><embed src="http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=12893507&amp;server=vimeo.co m&amp;show_title=1&amp;show_byline=1&amp;show_port rait=0&amp;color=&amp;fullscreen=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" width="400" height="300"></embed></object><p><a href="http://vimeo.com/12893507">Untitled</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user1950206">Antonio Joder</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>

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    acutely picture with black hope/mavic wheel

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    shocker action

    le lindarets pds
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    nice one, I have never cleared that gap!

    first one is the jump hitting the new red course? That's a nice one
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    thanks, i jumped to the big river gap at chatel in the morning but no picture!
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    no pic needed! I know the one!

    sick, everyone I saw had way too much speed
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Bling
    no pic needed! I know the one!

    sick, everyone I saw had way too much speed

    but you need speed... its better to much speed. my friend red 951 hit the gap with the rear end in the landing zone...big front side loop, !!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Bling
    nice one, I have never cleared that gap!

    first one is the jump hitting the new red course? That's a nice one
    yes from chatel to le lindarets..

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    azonic outlow wheelset
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    Love the green!!! It's a nice accent to the black for sure.

    If anyone is interested in a set of the North Shore Billet dropouts I know someone who might have a set to sell soon...

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    thanks!
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    do you now something about the 2011 shocker??

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    Quote Originally Posted by 8664
    thanks!
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    do you now something about the 2011 shocker??
    Very Little. From the looks of it lower, slacker and lighter. Downtube will be similar to the G-Spot from the looks of the Proto.

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    the biggest ding to is change the reach l medium is to short in the front need 3cm longer and the rear 1cm shorter head angel 64° bb 35.5cm !! now the bike ride to short in the front!!

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    My shocker in ready-to-race mode.. i love it, though it could be lighter though. but then id probably break it...



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