Devinci Chili Pepper 2002 Full Suspension

4.67/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $1200.00

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Josh Bates a Weekend Warrior from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Date Reviewed: March 24, 2004

Strengths:    Great Fork
Rear Suspension has lots of travel
Shimano Disc Brakes are amazing
Shimano Deore Front and rear derauiller+ levers
SRAM cassetee is seperated so if you wear down parts of it you dont have to buy a new casette just the parts you need

Weaknesses:    Seatpost it black and scratches when you take it off or put it back in

Bottom Line:   
I am into biking, I like to go dont stairs and hit jumps and dropoffs. This bike is amazing it can stand up to abuse. I got it with the disc brakes and the Marzocchi Bobmer fork with is a million times better then the one they tried to sell me. I would reccomend to anyone who has $1600+ tax (canadian) to purchase this bike. It has everything you need it to. The shimano deore derauillers work amazing. The only thing that i didnt like about this whole bike was the seatpost because the paint scratched off and it looks like a Wal-Mart bike. This bike is so good i sugest everyone to buy one. So it gets 5 flamin' chili for value and overall rating.

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Favorite Trail:   N/A

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $1600.00

Purchased At:   Cyclepath

Similar Products Used:   Rocky Mountain Grind

Bike Setup:   Stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Alex a Weekend Warrior from Montreal

Date Reviewed: August 4, 2002

Strengths:    Climbs reallly well, handles great on the downhillSteering is very responsive

Weaknesses:    The sticker is getting damaged easly by the car rack

Bottom Line:   
Great bike for the $ rides well and it can take a beating
great value for the dollar
the only thing missing is the lock-out on the rear shock but the arrow head has that
even without the lock out it climbs like a dream

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Favorite Trail:   Coaticook

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $800.00

Bike Setup:   stock

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Cale a Cross Country Rider from Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Date Reviewed: May 25, 2002

Strengths:    LX Drivetrain w/SRAM 7.0 Cassette, Nice smooth riding Judy XC fork, and SID XC rear suspension.

Weaknesses:    No lockout on rear shock, but that's a personal preference.

Bottom Line:   
This is a great bike for the dollar, like pretty much all Devincis. Close in quality to the Arrowhead, makes for a good XC bike. BUT BEWARE... If you order in an Extra Small, you'd better be prepared to buy a Camelback, or some such, for there is not enough clearance to pull out of, or put in a waterbottle, for the mounts are positionned to far up on the downtube. The only thing I didn't like is that there is no lockout on the rear suspension, so straight line performance suffers in this category. Handles the terrain nicely, though.

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Favorite Trail:   Brunet Park

Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Purchased At:   it's my friend's bike

Similar Products Used:   2002 Devinci Arrowhead, 2002 Devinci Taos

Bike Setup:   Stock, with the exception of Wellgo pedals and a Selle Italia leather saddle.

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