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Old 12-15-04, 05:30 PM   #1
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Cove Bikes?

I was reading the freeride hardtail thread today and I ended up at the Cove website and their Xc bikes look sweet. You proabbly know from my first 10 threads Im looking for a Xc but capable of "urban" riding bike. Their Xc bikes handjob and the hummer look nice but theres no price on their site. But now my local bike shop has a Gt I-drive 3.0 for $645. Which one do you think would suit me better keeping in mind I still ahve to ride this bike to friends houses and everywhere. Also if you know about the Cove bikes I need some prices and reviews same with the I-drive.

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Old 12-15-04, 09:59 PM   #2
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I think the cove stiffee is good for that.. probably the handjob also.
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everyone loves a stiffee and a handjob. Who could turn one down?
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The Cove FRAME will probably run you costwise what the GT costs for the complete bike. You're probably looking at $500 to $600 for the frame alone.
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Old 12-16-04, 12:43 PM   #5
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Thanks a2 thats what i figured.
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yes, but you get what you pay for. Those Cove frames are really really nice. Nothing against the GT, but you're comparing apples to oranges here.
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Cove Bike are made for abuse. Even the xc is a little overbuilt compared to other companies. Very nice bike, very cool shop and very cool builders. Great set of bikes.
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Plus they have awesome names for their bikes.... I mean, who can deny the coolness of naming a bike "stiffee" and "handjob".
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You really wanna keep bringing that up don't yeah?

I like the hooker myself Cove Hookers are clean and a sweet ride. If I had the coin I would grab one in a second

http://www.covebike.com/hooker.htm
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Wow... I could seriously go for a hummer... and yeah, I can see buying a hooker if I had the cash... I have to agree that hooker looks fun to ride. Foreplay is nice, too... but I think a Hooker would be nicer to ride hard.
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We have a trail here called foreplay. Going up the hooker wouldn't suit the ride at all. To much of a climb. But coming back down hooker would rule foreplay for the 30 minutes it takes to descend

Hummer isn't my style, not enough bike (that and I hate ti)
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Screw the hooker, I want the foreplay.

http://www.covebike.com/foreplay.htm
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I like the hooker better than the foreplay, I think. I dunno, though.. part of me likes hard, part of me likes soft (tail, I mean). Both are nice, though. I'd obviously take either if given to me. If it was my dime I was spending, I'd rather pay for a hooker than foreplay. I'd have to say the Playmate is just completely overkill, though. The G-spot is much nicer.
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Screw the hooker, I want the foreplay.

http://www.covebike.com/foreplay.htm
I like my rear a little plush on the rough stuff

The g-spot is pretty sweet too. could potentially be my future ride. 6in is perfect for everything I ride
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Old 12-17-04, 01:56 AM   #15
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Anyone know if they have a dealer in the States? I can't seem to find anything on it on their website.
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www.jensonusa.com can give you a stiffee and a handjob.. but they don't have any hookers, playmates, G-spots, or foreplay.
http://www.jensonusa.com/store/sub.aspx?i=536
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The Peelers are pretty pimp.
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Call me prude but naming a bike handjob, hummer, and hooker is pretty sad. The names have nothing to do with cycling and if the intent was to get a bunch of 5th graders to chuckle over it in the bathroom, then I guess they accomplished it.

Real creativity is to find a way to relate the risque term to cycling in the form of a play on words or a pun. Just throwing "hummer" on a bike is unimaginative and crude. Why not call the bike "Butt" or "Boobs?" Same level of creativity.

Take Ibis, as an example. Old Ibis bikes had a cable hanger that was forged to look like a tiny human hand. They called this thing a "handjob" because it actually looked like a HAND and did a JOB. That's far more creative than what this Cove company did.
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Its uncreative Humor, i love it..... I like the way they arent afraid to name their bikes like this, in my opinion, its much better than the likes of, for example, kona Roast or Specilized Enduro...
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Call me prude but naming a bike handjob, hummer, and hooker is pretty sad. The names have nothing to do with cycling and if the intent was to get a bunch of 5th graders to chuckle over it in the bathroom, then I guess they accomplished it.

Real creativity is to find a way to relate the risque term to cycling in the form of a play on words or a pun. Just throwing "hummer" on a bike is unimaginative and crude. Why not call the bike "Butt" or "Boobs?" Same level of creativity.

Take Ibis, as an example. Old Ibis bikes had a cable hanger that was forged to look like a tiny human hand. They called this thing a "handjob" because it actually looked like a HAND and did a JOB. That's far more creative than what this Cove company did.
I feel the name Fetish is a bit worse than the cove ones.
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Call me prude

PRUDE!

Anyway, the "Fetish Discipline" is a far worse name.....dominatrix anyone?
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Old 12-17-04, 03:46 PM   #22
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Call me prude but naming a bike handjob, hummer, and hooker is pretty sad. The names have nothing to do with cycling and if the intent was to get a bunch of 5th graders to chuckle over it in the bathroom, then I guess they accomplished it.

Real creativity is to find a way to relate the risque term to cycling in the form of a play on words or a pun. Just throwing "hummer" on a bike is unimaginative and crude. Why not call the bike "Butt" or "Boobs?" Same level of creativity.

Take Ibis, as an example. Old Ibis bikes had a cable hanger that was forged to look like a tiny human hand. They called this thing a "handjob" because it actually looked like a HAND and did a JOB. That's far more creative than what this Cove company did.


Tehee he said boobs. Just kidding but the descriptions of the bike were hilarious especially the hooker descripiton.
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Why not call the bike "Butt" or "Boobs?" Same level of creativity.

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if you found a bike called butt or boobs i would most certainly buy it just for the name...

and p.s.
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Imagine a kid telling his dad he wants a hooker, a stiffee, or a handjob for christmas
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that happens anyways
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