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    Got STD at last!

    Finally I got this beauty and built her up with some canadian (mostly) heavy duty goods.

    First testride on local trails was very good!
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    very cool!

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    what size is that,if you dont mind and what she feel like.

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    Got STD at last

    This is a medium frame. Feels quick and nimble and playful, and the rear suspension is just impressive. Pedals well, super smooth, and bottomless travel.

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    thanks for the help,just looking at a new bike and i like the std also.

    is this your first full sus or have you come from something else.

    could you also let me know what tyres your running size also and is there plenty of clearence for them,cheers for any help and sorry to bug you but your the first i know with std.

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    Info

    No problem with the questions, just glad to help.

    This is not my first full sus. I had a Norco Shore 1 for freeride earlier this year, but switched to the Cove simply because it's more desireable :-) It also feels more nimble and is better when pedalling.

    Last year I rode a GT Ruckus 7, budget freerider. I also had an Intense 6.6 built up as a heavy duty trailbike, and did some light DH/FR on it.

    The Cove has the best feeling by far, but at 20kg and 7 inches of travel and relaxed geometry it is NOT a trailbike.

    I'm running Maxxis Minion DH 2.5 tyres and there's plenty of clearance.

    Cove's website is outdated, but you can find some info on the STD at the UK distributor Silverfish: http://www.silverfish-uk.com/product...hp?r=3m4d0b2s0

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    cool thanks for all your help bik3man.

    i was on a coiler supreme but fancied more travel so plummed for a rocky mountain switch,but i really do want to try a 1.5 bike and a different suspension platform.

    my bud has bought my switch with no loss to me,just waiting for the cash.

    so im currently looking for a new bike,upto now its a toss up between the std and a turner highline.

    weight wise and travel wise i aint fussed as at 210 pounds im no lightweight myself.

    are you single ring up front as thats the way i will be going also.

    sorry if this seems stupid but could you take a pic of the rear end and post it as i have never seen a 150mm rear end before.

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    I almost went for the Highline myself, a friend of mine is the Norwegian distributor. But the Cove is a bit more exotic over here.

    I'm running a 36 single ring up front, with a E-13 SRS guide and RaceFace bashguard.

    I don't have a close-up of the rear at the moment, but there are plenty of pics here: http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/M...?ModelID=17450

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    big thank you for all your help just gotta pick a colour now and save.

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    I am now thinking about building my STD with a single chainring and E-Thirteen chain guide. Do I need to buy the ISCG-OLD or ISCG-05 ?
    Thanks
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    The STD doesn't have ISCG-tabs, so you can use any chain guide that is suited for fitting between the bb shell and the bb cups. My E-13 SRS came with an adapter plate for this.

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    Thanks for that. Which one did you fit ? If I get the same as you, then obviously I know it will fit. Thanks.

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    if you buy e13 chainguides you have the choice of,iscg old or iscg 05.

    http://www.e13components.com/support...explained.html

    hope this helps.

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