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PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:35 pm 
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Last year I bought a 1999 or so Cove G-Spot. It is in very rough shape including two cracks in the chainstays. I hope to one day swap out that piece from another frame. Basically I'm holding onto this frame with hopes of one day restoring it. I was wondering if anyone here has had or still has one of these early G-Spots. If so would love to see pictures. There is not much out there on early Coves. I love the old gusset welds on these frames. I have a old Stiffee with a similar design.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:38 pm 
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Comparison with old Stiffee


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 13, 2014 3:13 am 
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Messing around with parts. Just wanted to see it with wheels.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 19, 2014 12:11 am 
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nice. is it that old tho?


heres my tightee, this pic taken back in 07/08, tho i still have the bike in the loft.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 19, 2014 5:56 pm 
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Lovely looking Coves :P .

Have those Raceface bars been powdercoated? - awesome colour 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2014 11:38 pm 
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Great looking Coves! Shame about the cracks on the G-SPot. The Tightee looks right up my street too (off to ebay to search for one now!)


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:46 am 
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Thanks for the words. I love old Coves but cannot seem to find that much info on them. That Tightee is pretty rad. Yea the G-Spot is that old. Around 2000 and for sure in 2001 they went to Easton RAD tubing in the front. I like gussets. Also both of these frames have rear formula disc brake mounts.

The bar was produced that way from Race Face. It was their Ride line bar. Not sure when they made them I got this for 15 bucks on ebay.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:45 am 
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Cool! I've owned several Coves over the years - I guess the earliest was a 2003/4 Handjob - I'd love something older though. Have a couple at the mo' (Hooker and STD) but they are more up to date. Visited the Cove bike shop in Vancouver last year and met the man himself. I was like a kid in a candy store :P


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 9:21 pm 
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That is one shop that I have always wanted to check out!


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 9:31 pm 
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:D

Yep, well worth a visit 8) . They've moved premises since I was there last year.


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