Cove Bikes STD Freeride Full Suspension

5/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $2850.00


Product Description

Based on our deep plush Shocker platform, the STD is a 7.5-inch freeride version of our super successful DH bike, recognized by Mountain Biking Magazine as "DH Bike of the Year". The STD featured an un-interupted seat tube and a super stiff 1.5 head tube designed to let you shove it and raise it, slaying the downs and beating the hell out of the ups. This is the perfect Shore bike, because like Chaz says, "you gotta have the strength to giver on the climb and hang on for the descents."
(MSRP listed above is in CAD)


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Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by onemoreride

Date Reviewed: August 30, 2012

Strengths:    I ride a Heckler done up more for freeride than XC and am a good intermediate, A Line @ Whistler is fun on the Heckler. wanted to move up to a freeride so bought an STD XO kit. Went to Whistler first run A Line, my review is WOW. Point, hang on, enjoy the rush. My riding buddy is expert rated, rides Demo 8, the STD won the run by a couple secs.We switched rides, met him an hour later, his review, who needs a groomed run get off the lift and go anywhere, wanna trade?

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
buy it

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by 8664 a Weekend Warrior from switzerland

Date Reviewed: September 26, 2009

Strengths:    top build

Weaknesses:    none today

Bottom Line:   
this bike smoke all this nasty stuff out there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Favorite Trail:   pds garbanzo trails

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $2500.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   cove shocker

Bike Setup:   mavic deemax UST fsa maxxis rockshox boxxer/vivid5.1 sram dura ace e13 kmc x9 gravity light

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Machstelph a Downhiller from whistler,b.c, canada

Date Reviewed: September 4, 2008

Strengths:    geometry of bike is mint with lots of slack.. good for corners, jumping, racing, oh and did i mention wheelies like no other..

Weaknesses:    non that i've come across, low bottom bracket so watch those rocks..

Bottom Line:   
Very satisfied with the whole bike. couldn't imagine owning a better versatile bike!! this is one std i won't be getting rid of!!

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Favorite Trail:   cheap thrills

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $3500.00

Similar Products Used:   vp free, sx trail

Bike Setup:   totem coil, juicy 7, syncros everything else.

Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

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Process 153 as Cove STD replacement?

Last fall, I built up a Cove STD, and have been loving it. It charges chunder and freeride lines with confidence-inspiring ease, and the CCDBa CS makes it pedal admirably well. Even so, there is a limit to how how sprightly a 38lb bike can feel on trail. All the rave reviews of the Process 153 ... Read More »

Santa Cruz Nickel/Butcher-Can you use a std top cup?

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SRAM Rise 40 Rear Hub Conversion STD to 12mm

I picked up a pair of SRAM Rise 40 wheels in the 27.5 size. They came with 15mm front hub which is convertible. The rear hub was a standard 9mm skewer. I was hoping to convert it to 135mm x 12mm thru axle. I called SRAM and they said that hub is not convertible. Forever the doubter I took the hub a ... Read More »

ABI Replacement bearings for Formula hubs - enduro or std?

I'm got some scratchiness in my rear bontrager hub (formula) so want to replace the bearings. The numbers are 6001 and 6901. I've found the ABI bearings on several different bike retailers and they have good reviews. They seem to come in enduro max (red) and std (blue). It seems the enduro max h ... Read More »

Play in lower link on a std Mojo

I have a Mojo bought early 2008, I have replaced both links once, but last time just did the bearings. However I am getting some play in the lower link, the bolts are as tight as they will go, and the only other thing I can notice is one of the smaller bearings has some slight play in the link. Any ... Read More »

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