Devinci Magma 2002 Full Suspension

4.5/5 (8 Reviews)
MSRP : $1900.00


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Nikola a Downhiller from Coquilam, B.C, Canada

Date Reviewed: March 1, 2003

Strengths:    Its gota strong, lite frame.. the components are pretty good, and its lite enough that i can actually ride up the mountain

Weaknesses:    umm...the bolts holding the swing arm toghether arent very strong, but it works

Bottom Line:   
this is pretty sick little shreder, you can use it on technical trails, or you can put a bigger fork on it and huck

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Favorite Trail:   A-line, Nicoles Pole, L.O.L.A

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $2100.00

Purchased At:   Black Dog Bikes

Similar Products Used:   Norco atomik, specalized big hit

Bike Setup:   2001 magma, with hayes hydrolic, psylo xc's, and rock shox deluxe adjust, with maxxis highrollers

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jared a Weekend Warrior from by calgary, ab canada

Date Reviewed: November 6, 2002

Strengths:    solid frame, deraillers, wheelset

Weaknesses:    psylo xc fork, steel braided brake cables

Bottom Line:   
Bike is great. the biggest problem is the psylo fork. it's too soft, bottoms too easily. i blew the seals and now its leaking oil everywhere. also, the brake cables split and spilled hydraulic fluid. these 2 things are gonna cost me about 100 bucks to fix, thats 100 bucks furthr from a new fork. The hayes comp levers suck. one of the rear pivots keeps coming loose, i have to tighten it after every ride. one more thing. the stock shock is too soft. i had to tighten the preload ring a lot to get it right. After i upgrade it with the levers, jrt and rotors its going to be awesome. worth buying and upgrading.

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Favorite Trail:   any one without uphills

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $2100.00

Purchased At:   ridleys cycle in canadian dollars

Similar Products Used:   giant ac2

Bike Setup:   stock except intense lockjaw grips (soon to get jr T, razor rock levers, and 8" rotors)

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Mark a Weekend Warrior from Hartford, CT

Date Reviewed: September 6, 2002

Strengths:    Frame, brakes, wheelset.

Weaknesses:    Psylo psucks, I weigh 200 + and this fork bottoms out on the smallest hucks. Deore Hubs are weak and will only last one season max.

Bottom Line:   
Buy this bike if you need a good all around free ride, occassional aggressive cross country bike. Frame is bombproof, I have already been through two framesets this year (Jamis and Sugar) but the Devinci feels solid. The front shock sucks, Devinci should put a different shock that matches the bikes usage and charge more money. Bottom line is buy this bike if you are on a budget and need a good all around bike.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1300.00

Purchased At:   Pig Iron Bicycle Works

Similar Products Used:   Jamis, Sugar

Bike Setup:   Stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Drew a Downhiller from Ottawa

Date Reviewed: June 2, 2002

Strengths:    components
FRAME!!!
high rollers
Rock shox delux
I only paid $1750 canadian
It has a silver fork...


Weaknesses:    psylo
brakes(to weak)
shifters


Bottom Line:   
buy it... cus you should.

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Favorite Trail:   Mt. Tremblant

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1750.00

Purchased At:   T & L

Similar Products Used:   devinci hucker

Bike Setup:   stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Kyle Kay a Weekend Warrior from Schreiber,ON, Canada

Date Reviewed: May 7, 2002

Strengths:    almost eveything, brakes are killer, supension is great, most of all, handmade Canadian quality!!!

Weaknesses:    don't know, haven't broke anything yet

Bottom Line:   
This is my first full suspension bike, I am in love. I know I made a good choice with the Magma. The components used on this bike are all great, it is ready for a beating! Having a blast in the spring dirt and mud! I think this is a great bike for anyone who doesn't want to drop huge money on a DH bike, but wants a versatile freeride bike that can crank it up when you want to.

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Favorite Trail:   anywhere

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $2600.00

Purchased At:   Cyclepath Thunder Bay

Similar Products Used:   Giant AC-3

Bike Setup:   stock, minor suspension adjustments

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Mike a Downhiller from Moab, Utah

Date Reviewed: April 25, 2002

Strengths:    Very solid parts spec, good ride, not bad at peddaling up hill for a heavy bike, great bike for the money.

Weaknesses:    Steel braided brake cable brakes quickly, rear cassette could use a 34 tooth instead of the 32 for such a big bike.

Bottom Line:   
This is a great bike for the money. I was not a big fan of the fork that came on it, however this bike doesn't require a double crown to be bombproof. I would ask your LBS what they will do WHEN the hydro cable on the brakes snaps and spews fluid all over the pads and rotors. Very solid feel on the downhills, and feels better climbing and DHing then my Bullit did. They claim 5.75 in of travel, but according to the rep, it's actually 5.9 in, not that it matters. (first company to underestimate travel) I would reccomend this bike to anyone who is looking to save money on a freeride style bike, but still get something solid, rideable, and worth upgrading the components on.

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Favorite Trail:   Burro Down

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   Poison Spider Bicycles

Similar Products Used:   Santa Cruz Bullit, Foes Fly, Specialized Big Hit,

Bike Setup:   JR-T, Race Face North Shore DH, Avid Mech brakes, King headset, Easton Bars, rest is stock.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Steve a Downhiller from Aldergrove, BC

Date Reviewed: March 11, 2002

Strengths:    Super Durable, active suspension, sealed pivots, and most importantly- CANADIAN Eh!!!

Weaknesses:    Wimpy stock fork.(psylo)

Bottom Line:   
Great value for a handbuilt Canadian bike. Would definitely recommend it. Not for people who like to go uphill but scream down.

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Favorite Trail:   Ned's Atomic Dustbin

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $2600.00

Purchased At:   Sacred Ride - Rossland, BC

Similar Products Used:   Tried... Santa cruz, Rm6, AMP B5

Bike Setup:   Stock frame, Manitou X-Vert Carbon Dual crown, Roox Bar, Axiom Stem, lock on grips, maxxis 2.7 and 2.5, Hope DH4 hydros, Fox Vanilla R.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Mike a Downhiller from Moab, Utah

Date Reviewed: March 4, 2002

Strengths:    Suprising performance out of a less expensive suspension bike. Solid parts right down to the hubs. Very few, if any, generic parts used.

Weaknesses:    The Steel Braided hydro cable for the brakes was a bad choice, as it split on one of the first rides on this bike. Once replaced, the bike is a solid and reliable performer.

Bottom Line:   
I enjoyed the ride of this bike very much, and only had one problem with it. The Steel braided brake cable should be replaced, as it has proven to be not as durable on several of our rental bikes. Other then that the bike had an excellent ride for the money.

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Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Similar Products Used:   Santa Cruz Bullit, Titus Loco Moto, and others...

Bike Setup:   Stock

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