Transition Bikes Covert 27.5 Full Suspension

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Product Description

  • 650B Covert 160mm
  • Stealth/internal dropper post routing
  • Longer front center measurement
  • Shimano E-thru rear axle


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Gavin a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: April 27, 2014

Strengths:    Solid, stiff and super capable. I'm running an X01 drivetrain with a pike up front. I opted to have a bottomless token in the pike to make the front end a little more progressive to match up with the float X. It took a bit of tinkering to get the right pressures and settings for my riding, but i think i have absolutely nailed this now. this bike is just awe inspiring when pointed downhill, it feels balanced and poised in the air and just loves being pushed. without a doubt the best bike i have ridden or owned. love it.

Weaknesses:    Leg power is required going uphill ha, however it is still very good considering its travel and weight 30.15lb with vaults on (frame size Large).

Bottom Line:   
Love it, Catergorically awesome, simply the boss! :-)

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Favorite Trail:   Llandegla

Duration Product Used:   8 weeks

Price Paid:    $4000.00

Purchased At:   yorkcycleworks

Similar Products Used:   orange alpine 160, pivot mach 5.7, orange 5 (650b), yeti SB66, lapierre Spicy.

Bike Setup:   1 x 11 X01, pike rct3 160mm, fox float x 160mm, xt brakes, stans flow ex wheelset, reverb stealth, hans dampf 2.35 f/r.

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installing a Thomson Covert Dropper

2014 9.8SL FS. with internal cable routing. I wanted to install in this bike but saw virtually no information about the hows/whys so here goes. The install took me about 2 hours but only because I stopped to take pictures and I played with several variations to see what would be fastest and easiest ... Read More »

I just joined the Covert club

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Covert 29-er size question

I own a Bandit 29-er, and a TransAm 29-er both in size L. Now I'm actually thinking of getting a Covert 29-er too, but I'm a bit troubled about the size. The TransAm has a reach of 419mm/16.5", and an effective top tube length of 608mm/23.9". The Bandit has a reach of 436mm/17.1", and an effect ... Read More »

Covert 26 with 170mm fork in a bike park?

Hi guys. I'm going to hit a bike park in the alps in 2 weeks. My covert currently has XFusion Vengeance fork which is 170mm but it was modified to be 160mm to better suit climbing. I was wondering if it will be beneficial to restore it to full travel length (170mm) as I will be mostly doing downh ... Read More »

Transition Covert 27.5 review - not for dirt roadies

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