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    V2 Covert Photo Thread

    I'm awaiting my frame, so my pics are on the way.

    Please post some up, or transfer them over from the V1 thread.

    The new Covert deserves it's own thread! I could look at them all day.

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    Great idea!!!

    Mine:



    Love it!

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    I.T.T.- Is that a med?

    Beautiful.

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    Frame size is Small.

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    My local trails do not require FS except for a few rocky sections but I think saving all my pennies, nickels, & dimes for a Covert frame & 6" fork for next year, I could MAKE it more than worthwhile. And of course, can take trips elsewhere to ride...

    Hard decisions: save longer for Covert or a TransAM. Either one, would KILL! Wish I had the $ & room for both.

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    Covert

    Here's one bought from us not too long ago.

    Nice kid nice...


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    Just finished mine

    Specs:

    Medium frame
    '10 Fox RP23 & 36 TALAS
    '10 Crossmax SX wheelset with 12mm bolt on rear axle
    Transition AM Hammerschmidt build kit, with a couple part swaps:
    Shimano XT 11-34 rear cassette - needed due to aluminum freehub body
    X9 super short cage derailleur (build kit comes with a long cage)
    Geax 2.3 TNT DHEA tires - I love High Rollers, which come in the build kit, but prefer
    tubeless, and wanted to try out the DHEA's; they look like they'll work well, but are heavy at 2.15 lbs (~960g) for a tire that measures 2.2in. wide
    Shimano 520 SPD pedals
    Avid Matchmakers

    As pictured, 32 1/2 lbs. For Super D, I'll run lighter tires, and it should be in the 31 1/2 lb range.











    Those Crossmax's are light
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    Very nice! Might be just what I'm looking for! Does it ride the roots as well as it looks?

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    I was between the Covert and the Uzzi for my next bike, but I guess I made up my mind already. The white is just beautiful but I already have a white bike, so I might go with the new Raw or the green. But this bike looks like a killer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blyth
    Very nice! Might be just what I'm looking for! Does it ride the roots as well as it looks?
    I don't know yet, it's so cold and snowy in Denver right now- I rode it yesterday at Boulder Indoor Cycling's mtb skills thingy, and that's the only riding it's seen so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtg7aa
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    very nice bike !! just a bit white but so nice !

    It seems it is a Fox talas at 130mm right ? doesn't look like a 160mm fork

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    Quote Originally Posted by kali
    very nice bike !! just a bit white but so nice !

    It seems it is a Fox talas at 130mm right ? doesn't look like a 160mm fork

    Good eye, the fork is actually at 100mm in most of the pics. The head tube angle is slack enough that running the fork that short doesn't feel overly steep, it feels like a super low trail ripper. The BB height is just over 13" with the fork at 100mm travel.

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    hmmmh at this time I can't understand why to run this bike at 100mm with hammerschmidt, SX and all that stuff...
    it looks like a very big XC

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    Quote Originally Posted by kali
    hmmmh at this time I can't understand why to run this bike at 100mm with hammerschmidt, SX and all that stuff...
    it looks like a very big XC
    Easy, with the turn of a knob, it's 160mm in the front. It makes for a more versatile setup. In CO, we have steep climbs, and running the front end really low at 100mm helps getting up steep technical lines. Then on the way down, you can take the bigger lines with a burly setup and 160mm.

    This bike will also be used for some 4X and Dual Slalom, and a strong, low, short travel setup works very well in those situations. You don't always need big travel- look at other Transition bikes, like the Double and Bottlerocket. The Bottlerocket is way more beefy than the Covert, and shorter travel.

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    I know the utility of the Talas, but I just sold mine to get a float
    it works much better, and as you know it's harder on steep climbs, but best smoothness has a cost

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    wow these are looking fantastic...i really think i will be on one later this year.

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    Guess a Float would do fine on the Covert, the geometry seems to be based around 160mm forks, so it might get things even front and rear! But the TALAS sure helps, but it's hard to beat the feel on both the Float and the Vanilla!

    BTW, haven't seen the orange one at the start of the thread - nice! The HS crankset and the SX wheels seem to be the first choice around here!

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    mtg7aa that is a very sweet bike. I'm 95% sure I'm going to buy a covert but i can't quite decide. I'm a bit of a fat bastard (6' 2, 220lbs) and I'm not sure if the frame is strong enough. What do you guys, as owners of coverts, think?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randy156
    mtg7aa that is a very sweet bike. I'm 95% sure I'm going to buy a covert but i can't quite decide. I'm a bit of a fat bastard (6' 2, 220lbs) and I'm not sure if the frame is strong enough. What do you guys, as owners of coverts, think?
    Thanks.

    The Covert should be fine, as long as you're not trying to use it as a DH bike, or take it off huge hucks, etc. It's a very substantial feeling frame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtg7aa
    Thanks.

    The Covert should be fine, as long as you're not trying to use it as a DH bike, or take it off huge hucks, etc. It's a very substantial feeling frame.

    Cheers mtg7aa! Just spoke to the UK supplier and they will be available here in Jan, so I'll get my order in!

    PS. I realised after posting that I was probably in the wrong thread, so sorry for getting off topic!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtg7aa

    As pictured, 32 1/2 lbs. For Super D, I'll run lighter tires, and it should be in the 31 1/2 lb range.
    Freakin sweet bike man! You're gonna need an adjustable seat post (with remote) to race Super D though, sadly will add a bit of weight.

    I've been using my Intense SS for Super D, works great but I kinda want something super light for smoother more XC-ish Super D courses. Something in the 27-28 lb range...looks like the Coverts are building more into the low 30s so guess it's out

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    Quote Originally Posted by Summit
    Freakin sweet bike man! You're gonna need an adjustable seat post (with remote) to race Super D though, sadly will add a bit of weight.

    I've been using my Intense SS for Super D, works great but I kinda want something super light for smoother more XC-ish Super D courses. Something in the 27-28 lb range...looks like the Coverts are building more into the low 30s so guess it's out
    Thanks.

    I'm still not sure about putting an adjustable seatpost on it. I like things to be simple and clean (like the Covert frame), but I'll live with a compromise when I think it's worth it- such as rear suspension, adjustable front travel, Hammerschmidt, etc. I've ridden with an adjustable post before, and oh man is it convenient, but for everything but racing, I just stop to readjust as most of the trails I ride are long climbs and then long descents.
    I've been racing Super D with a non-adjustable post, I just have to put some strategy into what height I run. So far, I've been able to get down the courses pretty quick with a relatively high saddle height. You do have a solid point though, adjustable posts are quite convenient for SD.

    As far as weight....Transition says the bike builds up in the "28-32 lb range" on their website, and there's easy ways to save weight from there. Even mine with a Stylo crankset and lightish tires would probably be about 30, maybe even lower. For racing XC-ish Super D, you could def do a 1x9, Crossmax ST or equivalent, much lighter tires (almost 1/2 the weight of what is on mine right now), a 140mm travel Float fork or equivalent and you'd probably be in that 28lb range.

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    a french build




    soon mine posted here

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    Kali, that's really nice. I have a set of XT 20mm wheels here and this is exactly the way I'd like to build it.

    What is the brakeset you're using on it?

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    hi, this is not my bike.
    mine will be green

    Brakeset on the pic : Formula THE ONE

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    My new covert.

    28lbs 10oz
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    thats a nice bike man and You have nice wheelset on it its a pity that they dont make them with 20mm front hub diameter

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    m77ranger, is that the new raw? BTW, nice setup all the way!

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    bikedeal's (the Israeli Transition distributor) new covert.
    the build is not final, I took some of the parts from my previous bike

    spec:
    medium white covert V2
    2009 fox 36 float RC2
    721 on Hope Pro2, 11-32 xt cassette
    2.35 minions, rear 2ply and front 1ply, continental tubes with sealant
    xt crankset, shifter, and shadow der.
    Blackspire NSX chainguide
    Blackspire 32t downhill chainring
    red Sixpack menace 720mm handlebar
    white Sixpack steerer spacers
    white FUNN grips
    Sixpack skywalker pedals
    TBC stem and saddle
    Elixir CR, front 8", rear 6"
    Cane Creek headset (from the TBC kit)
    Truvativ seatpost (from the TBC kit)

    weight (without pedals): 32.84 lbs (2ply tire, sealant and burly components).

    now to the photos (sorry for not cleaning the wheels) :-)

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    How does it ride? Looks nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gunt pimp
    How does it ride? Looks nice.
    I bet it's funn to ride. Seriously, it does look nice.

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    haven't tried to ride it yet :-)

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    Man those Hammer equipt bikes make me want to trade in my BR!!

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    Never mind.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ccbb




    Nice! What size ccbb?

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    It's a medium (I'm 187cm...) and it fits well xD

    greez from Austria,
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    Quote Originally Posted by ccbb
    It's a medium (I'm 187cm...) and it fits well xD

    greez from Austria,
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    It was you personal choice going with a smaller size or is the Covert those bikes that is better to get a size down to better fit? Been wonderin it myself, since I'm 1,73m/5.7ft tall. What do you think?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Black RONIN
    It was you personal choice going with a smaller size or is the Covert those bikes that is better to get a size down to better fit? Been wonderin it myself, since I'm 1,73m/5.7ft tall. What do you think?
    It's just my second mtb, my first one is a Norco Fluid 20" which feels in my opinion way to big, so I want to have something smaller, handier, better for curves ... My size is between M and L (step length - 86cm), so I had to decide between a fun and a tour bike ... atm i prefer the first one ...

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    so here it is ...

    URL=http://img710.imageshack.us/i/spec.jpg/][/URL]

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    The only thing stopping me from getting one of these is the seatpost sizing.

    Nice rides peeps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Damienp
    The only thing stopping me from getting one of these is the seatpost sizing.

    Nice rides peeps.

    huh? why?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tsuful
    so here it is ...

    URL=http://img710.imageshack.us/i/spec.jpg/][/URL]
    that is fantastic, pretty funny that mine is going to be almost the exact same parts spec but with a few changes...xtr levers saint calipers, full thompson.

    great looking bike

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    I want a dropper post and prefer the new Joplin 4.

    There aren't too many ways to get one in Australia as the other option would be the command post but i cant find an online dealer in the states to get one.

    Haven't seen to many in the 27.2 dia.

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    Seatpost size is 31.6. Take a look at the site.

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    Yeah, the seat post is 31.6mm; you won't have any trouble finding a seat dropper to fit a Covert.

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    Black link? Painted? Ano? Tell us!

    I'm thinking of doing something other than gold on mine.

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    Ohh yeah...

    Now i see the error of my eyes... Second day back at work and brain not working so good.

    Thanks guys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by in the trees
    Black link? Painted? Ano? Tell us!

    I'm thinking of doing something other than gold on mine.
    the link is powder coated and theres black ano bolts from TBC to come as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tsuful
    the link is powder coated and theres black ano bolts from TBC to come as well.

    Transition should offer the full linkage/bolt kits in an assortment of anodized or PC colors. I'd buy one.

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    Tsufuls Bike

    Just wanted to say that Radek was a cool customer and great to work with. He was very specific on what he wanted and had a nice concept of a bike build. Its super cool when we have a customer that wants to do something outside the box and have a truly one off bike. The frame was stripped and then glass bead blasted till it was smooth. Glass beads take off very little material, instead they pretty much flatten out any irregular surfaces . His frame is about as raw as it gets. Also his link was powdercoated Black , and he has Black pivot caps on it now to match. This whole process was extremely time consuming, but the end result is very cool. There were many ways to approach getting the frame just the way he wanted and I think the glass beads worked extremely well. Its hard to tell in the photos, but in person the frame looks crazy clean One more thing, this bike is 29 pounds 11oz with a hammershmidt!
    The Dropnzone
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    heres pics that show better what lads at DropnZone hook me up with.
    the guys were very helpful. I came up with an idea of really raw frame and they found a way to do it to suit my requirements. ive just seen the frame on the photos but im happy with the end result. it was pleasure to work with them.
    enough talking , heres the pisc:





    Cheers
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    Quote Originally Posted by tsuful
    heres pics that show better what lads at DropnZone hook me up with.
    the guys were very helpful. I came up with an idea of really raw frame and they found a way to do it to suit my requirements. ive just seen the frame on the photos but im happy with the end result. it was pleasure to work with them.
    enough talking , heres the pisc:





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    It almost looks ano.

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    My Covert MKII

    Some upgrade will be working and I really love this bike... The pedaling power is directly driving pulling the bike going up without losing any power and stable at the DH section!!
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    here is mine, 13.840 kg - 30.51 lbs
    large...


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    wow congrats man. very nice.
    could You post spec as well
    cheers
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    Kali, that looks really nice and cleanly done.

    I finally got mine dirty yesterday for the first time after it had been sitting in my bedroom for a month.

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    thanks

    for tsuful

    fork float rc2 2009 (black because it was on a Reign X0), but new
    XT drivetrain (11-32 cassette) with E13 LG1+ and 34 theeth chainring that will be swapped for a 36 during the year...
    Fulcrum Red Zone wheelset, light 1790g, real tubeless and quite cheap where I found them, brakes Formula oro K24 with carbon levers,
    thomson 50mm stem and control tech house handelbars, peaty grips, yeaah first version of KS I900R seatpost, SLR XC saddle,
    pedals of my hardtail, time atac ti carbon, usually Time Z, blablabla

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    very nice.
    when i first looked ath the photo and the weight You posted i tought "no way" with the Van !!
    checked that wheelset couse i wasnt familiar with it looks nice for that price ( Chainreactioncycles.com )
    i like how You did the cable routing for the seatpost. i still waiting for mine but i was already thinking to get the gravity dropper turbo. but if i ever will the cable routing wont be easy task
    im waiting now for action pics

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    can't be cheaper than this, free shipping from 300 euros, they also have a shop on ebay...

    http://www.next-level-shop.de/produc...rz-silber.html

    there is a cable guide on the seat tube for the seat post, I like this way of doing it
    I've put some tape on the seat stay because when the saddle is down, the cable marks it when the suspension is fully active during downhills

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    i dont schpreche doich
    thats for the front only or for a set ??

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    this is for the set, of course this is what I bought, 20mm front, QR rear (included)
    and if like me you're not in EU (Switzerland) you get tax free like at Chainreaction -19% + taxes in your country, 1790g is with valves but without QR. but you have to translate the german if you don't understand it..... shipping is 3 days UPS, better than chainreaction...

    stop talking about the wheels, an awsome bike is there to talk about !!

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    How bad is the bobbing while climbing on your Covert?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gunt pimp
    How bad is the bobbing while climbing on your Covert?
    I don't notice any on mine- with the Hammerschmidt, I'm effectively always pedaling with a granny ring, and the chainline always intersects (or is really close to) the pivot axis of the rear suspension; also I'm not really a pedal masher either.

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    Hey Kali - nice work on the build - super light! Looks like you've got some great terrain to test it out on there, too!

    Gunt Pimp - RP23 virtually eliminates all pedal-induced bob while switched on to the most damped setting. I've got the 09 version without the boost valve and it's still an efficient pedaler when I have the propedal turned off. 2010's will be even better in that respect.

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    thanks Yes we have all we need for MTB here !
    you just need to be used to go uphill, there is some forest in the "flat" areas, but not that much.


    Regarding the bobing of the new Covert while pedaling

    the message of mtg7aa is interesting because, I fear this bike was more thought to be used with the hammerschmidt.
    As you certainly know when the suspension cinematic is made for the hammerschmidt it can't goes perfectly with a middle ring.
    This is very specific, and when I see in the video the prototype with the Hammerschmidt, this doesn't help to think something else.
    If it is something in between I'm not sure it is good either.

    I said I fear it is that, but I'm not sure at all about it !!

    I'm actually riding me bike since a very little time, and I try to find the right air pressure for the shock (RP23 with boostvalve)
    And this is hard ! because the shock is very sensitive, certainly because the shock stroke is short (51mm - 2.0"), maybe too short for 5.9" - 150mm suspension travel,
    and the boost valve is quite powerful. At this time I ride the bike with 15mm SAG (29%), I use more or less the full shock stroke, but the bobing is HUGE,
    the first 20-30 milimeters of stroke are blown away, bobing, bobing... and the rest of the stroke is progressive, which is very nice !!
    I will try to ride with less SAG, but I'm conviced that I will get a harsher ride and I will not use the whole travel...
    So, I don't know what would be the best... maybe a less powerful boostvalve rate with more air pressure would be the easy solution. I don't know.
    but I'm still thinking about the hammerschmidt specific suspension used with middle ring...

    However the bike is a real beast on downhills !! Huge !
    Actually I think the head angle is for something in this feeling ! I have mesured it at 66°(same tires front/rear) this doesn't help for pedaling,
    but for downhill you feel safer and it is excellent to ride. I prefer this way, but the published geo was for 67°, I mesured the seat angle at 73° ...

    I really like to ride that bike, it is fun and precise. just need to get it more pedaling friendly when I want to use the full (short) stroke of the shock with a middle ring.

    Until now, none of my questions to Transition Bikes were answered on this forum, so I will not ask questions in my message...
    but if they they want to take part of the discussion that would be nice.

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    Kali, are you coming off a hardtail? There is bob, but my 06 Stumpjumper FSR seems to bob at least as much as my new Covert and I think more with pro pedal off.

    I'm quite happy climbing on the covert with or without pro pedal on, although I've discovered it's a little less work on extended climbs with pro pedal on. I wouldn't climb without pro pedal on the stumpy. I'd say I'm usually more of a masher than a spinner. I don't have access to Alps like yours but a typical 20km ride involves around 500-600m of climbing.

    I've got the boost valve RP23 with I think 210psi (that's what I wrote down in July when I last checked it) and I weigh 95kg.

    The only time I really notice bob on the covert is high torque in the big ring. I'm not sure you really expect lack of bob when doing this (my old Enduro bobbed almost unrideably when you tried this) but I just seem to find myself in the big ring all the time on the Covert. (I really wanted a two ring set up before I got it but I've never used the big ring as much as on this bike)

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    Hi

    I must say that I've used my hardtail several months without riding an all suspension bike before getting my Covert...

    I don't expect lack of bob, I'm used to have some, but not that much.
    the last all mountain bikes I owned were a Slayer SXC and a ReignX.

    I must admit that I slowly get used to it, but I expected less.

    When you want to boost it really takes you a lot of energy, when I'm on the road to get to a spot, I hear the shock going up and down "Pchhh pchhh pchhh pchhh" (which is unusual for me) you don't hear it on singletracks... Of course this gives an excellent traction and confort.

    I'll try with more air pressure, but I don't want to !

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    I'm running a Monarch on mine, and honestly, the only time I notice the bob is on my road "commute" to the trailhead. And it isn't that bad. This is also while riding with the shock active and in the HS "overdrive." BUt the bike is PLUSH - I love it!

    On side note, I've gotta get a pic posted of the bike with its new Lyric on it.

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    hy guys- hy everybody !
    this is my first post ever !
    i ordered in december the substitute of my old Specy enduro, with new Covert V2.
    will be similar then Kali member , the same wheels and krankset , size, color, etc

    now i have nothing to add... just say hallo to everybody and hoping in a soon frame arrival .....
    the racing season is coming !!!!!
    bye bye

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    I was just asking about the bobbing be cause there is a small review on the new Covert in the new bike mag and the test riders noted some bobbing while climbing.They all wanted a travel-adjust fork to tame the front end on ascents.

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    Hello guys here is Covert V2 action, not photo but vidz.
    Time for us for training while waiting for ours TR450.

    http://www.zapiks.fr/winter-training-1.html
    Chouchou from Alpes-Maritimes in FRANCE

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    Nice vid - thanks for sharing!

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    a little update, Elka Stage5 shock on the V2 Covert :-)

    I'll get a TI spring after I'm 100% sure about the spring rate.

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    Don't forget to give us a ride report. I wondered about it how would they feel with a coil shock VS the float.
    Last edited by dr_orlick; 02-04-2010 at 09:26 PM.

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    more photos :-)

    It was raining and muddy but I just had to try it! first impressions are great, soaks everything MUCH better than the rp23. I'll keep updating after I'll have some ride time on the Elka.

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    Looks good.

    What size is your frame? I'm wondering if it'll fit (the DHX coil won't iirc). Also did you get you tuned by the Elka folks specifically for the Covert?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsdk
    Looks good.

    What size is your frame? I'm wondering if it'll fit (the DHX coil won't iirc). Also did you get you tuned by the Elka folks specifically for the Covert?
    medium frame.
    AFAIK there is a problem with coil shocks on large frames, but it was or should be fixed by Transition, just ask them about it.

    Elka shocks are ordered per frame and are tuned for it, You can also ask for a rider specific tune instead of the standard tunes.

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    ^so hawt!

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    Nice! Way to get after it fellas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chouchou
    Hello guys here is Covert V2 action, not photo but vidz.
    Time for us for training while waiting for ours TR450.

    http://www.zapiks.fr/winter-training-1.html

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    here it is, mine Covert large.
    the pix isnt good.
    i hope in better pix-in-action

    im very happy of my choice.
    is fastest, racest then my old specy pitch
    climb better with tha exact same weight 14.9 kilos.

    the rear triangle , absorb everything. nothing to compare with FSR sistem, and climb better.
    non bobbing, no pogo !





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    White bike looks awesome! I'm definitely getting mine white.
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    An update pic of mine:



    Melt, snow, melt!

    EDIT - Oops - sorry for the HUGE pic.
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    Like the way you roll sick covert and sicker FJC ... soon to be a brother have the fjc with arb bumpers and rock rails 6inch lift ... will be on a covert with a lyric before april

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    Yup, ITT's Covert is rad and his FJC is sick, too, but the baddest thing is that he has "tart" written in his driveway. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm, tarts!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Heckler1
    Yup, ITT's Covert is rad and his FJC is sick, too, but the baddest thing is that he has "tart" written in his driveway. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm, tarts!
    Ha! It's says "start" (not "tart") in chalk on the driveway. Wise ass! The kids were playing a game in the driveway.

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    has anyone tried the intense tracer...how does it compare to the covert v2??

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    Quote Originally Posted by crackerjack69
    has anyone tried the intense tracer...how does it compare to the covert v2??

    there are detailed reviews of both in issue 4 of http://www.imbikemag.com/

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    bsphere, you have the covert v2 and a banshee Rune, wich one is better?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrF035
    bsphere, you have the covert v2 and a banshee Rune, wich one is better?
    I had the RUNE for one year and now I have the Covert,
    I'm not objective as I'm the new Transition bikes distributor in Israel :-)

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    Small covert from Israel.
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    Nice ride ya got there, Dr. O!
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    Here is my Red one

    Just got it built up and rode if for the first time this past wknd...loving it so far!
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    Loving my new covert!!
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    Those are awsome bikes! I can see that a medium frame with headset weighs 7.575 lbs =3.43 kg but whats the weight of a large? And are the raw ones compleatly raw, without any clearcoat, then that would save 100-200 grams, wouldn't it?

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    Picked it up today. The guys at dropnzone are awesome.


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    Nice!

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