Kovabikes Prototype 2

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Model
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Parts

Frame
Other
Self made
485 reach 640 stack 64HTA 425(438 in sag) Chainstay
Frame: Other Self made. Misc: 485 reach 640 stack 64HTA 425(438 in sag) Chainstay
Rear Shock
EXT
Aria
205x65mm
Rear Shock: EXT Aria. Misc: 205x65mm
Fork
EXT
Era V2.1
170mm
Fork: EXT Era V2.1. Misc: 170mm
Headset
Other
Enduro Bearings Maxhit
ZS44/56
Headset: Other Enduro Bearings Maxhit. Misc: ZS44/56
Handlebar
Title
AH1
35mm Rise
Handlebar: Title AH1. Misc: 35mm Rise
Stem
Other
Fraezen Block
44mm
Stem: Other Fraezen Block. Misc: 44mm
Grips
Ergon
Grips: Ergon
Brakes
Hope
Tech 4 V4
Brakes: Hope Tech 4 V4
Brake Levers
Hope
Tech 4 V4
Brake Levers: Hope Tech 4 V4
Shifters
SRAM
GX AXS
Shifters: SRAM GX AXS
Rear Derailleur
SRAM
GX AXS
Rear Derailleur: SRAM GX AXS
Cranks
Hope Technology
EVO
165mm
Cranks: Hope Technology EVO. Misc: 165mm
Chainrings / Sprocket
Hope Technology
32t
Chainrings / Sprocket: Hope Technology 32t
Bottom Bracket
Other
Enduro Bearings Maxhit
BSA30
Bottom Bracket: Other Enduro Bearings Maxhit. Misc: BSA30
Chain
SRAM
GX Eagle 12 Speed
Chain: SRAM GX Eagle 12 Speed
Cassette / Rear Cog
SRAM
GX Eagle XG-1275
Cassette / Rear Cog: SRAM GX Eagle XG-1275
Pedals
Crank Brothers
Mallet E
Silver edition
Pedals: Crank Brothers Mallet E. Misc: Silver edition
Front Rim
DT Swiss
FR541
29
Front Rim: DT Swiss FR541. Misc: 29
Rear Rim
DT Swiss
FR541
27,5
Rear Rim: DT Swiss FR541. Misc: 27,5
Hubs
Hope
Hope Pro 5
Hubs: Hope Hope Pro 5
Spokes
Sapim
Spokes: Sapim
Front Tire
Continental
Kryptotal Fr
29x2.4
Front Tire: Continental Kryptotal Fr. Misc: 29x2.4
Rear Tire
Continental
Kryptotal Re
29x2.4
Rear Tire: Continental Kryptotal Re. Misc: 29x2.4
Seatpost
SDG
Tellis V2 Dropper
Seatpost: SDG Tellis V2 Dropper
Seatpost Clamp
Other
Self made
7075-T6 aluminum
Seatpost Clamp: Other Self made. Misc: 7075-T6 aluminum
General Info

General Info

Model Year
2024
Model Year:
2024
Riding Type
Trail / All-Mountain
Riding Type:
Trail / All-Mountain
Weight
37 lb 7.7 oz (17,000 g)
Weight: 37 lb 7.7 oz (17,000 g)
Additional Info

Engineering thesis project by two mechanical engineers from Finland. Fully machined 7075-T6 aluminum rear triangle. Front triangle is made from custom carbon tubes bonded to machined 7075-T6 aluminum lugs. All of the machined parts have been self made at the Metropolia UAS in Finland. Pivot hardware and idler pulley from Kavenz. Kinematics are based on Kavenz VHP platform with just slight modifications.

Up next a full summer of field testing!

Additional Info:

Engineering thesis project by two mechanical engineers from Finland. Fully machined 7075-T6 aluminum rear triangle. Front triangle is made from custom carbon tubes bonded to machined 7075-T6 aluminum lugs. All of the machined parts have been self made at the Metropolia UAS in Finland. Pivot hardware and idler pulley from Kavenz. Kinematics are based on Kavenz VHP platform with just slight modifications.

Up next a full summer of field testing!

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