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Cove Hustler

Cove Hustler

Cove Hustler

For the 2010 Velo trip to the Alps, Neil swapped his Hustler’s standard Fox RP23 shock for a DHX3 coil. The Hustler is light enough for cross-country in Ireland, but tough enough for the Alps – a plush ride on the way down, but very much a bike you can pedal uphill. Awarded 10/10 by MBR magazine.

Cove Hustler XC/AM frame; 5.3 inches of rear travel

RockShox Pike 140mm U-Turn fork

Fox RP23 rear air shock or Fox DHX 3 coil shock

Shimano XT front and rear shifters, front and rear derailleurs and brakes

Hope 203mm and 180mm brake rotors

Hope Pro 2 hubs with Mavic 321 rims

RaceFace Atlas FR handlebars

RaceFace Atlas AM 70mm stem

RaceFace Atlas AM cranks

DMR V8 pedals

RaceFace Atlas seatpost and saddle

Cove Hustler

Cove Hustler