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Charge Bikes Cooker 2 Complete Mountain Bike - 2016


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Item # CRB000A

Get Cookerin'.

You don't actually need a mountain to go mountain biking. It's easy to get fooled into thinking that hardcore trails, and bikes that cost as much as a car, are essential ingredients for having fun on two wheels, but that's a notion that's pretty easily dispelled by throwing a leg over the Cooker 2. A product of Charge's "bikes are for riders" philosophy, the Cooker 2 is a fun, versatile, and bombproof hardtail that'll tackle your local trails with a grin on its face and plenty of giddyup in its step.

The most affordable bike in the Cooker lineup to boast a terrain-smoothing suspension fork, the Cooker 2 boasts a lightweight and rugged aluminum frame, welded into a shape that's classic, clean, and efficient for easy pedaling and bike-messenger-caliber looks. It's no fixed-gear, though; Charge hooked up a 10-speed Shimano SLX component package for climb-ready gearing, and it outfitted the Cooker 2 with trademark extra-wide 27.5in wheels and tubeless-ready tires (27.5+) that balance the traction and smoothness of fat-bike tires with the fast-rolling nimbleness of standard 27.5s.

The biggest difference between the Cooker 2 and its younger siblings is the Suntour Raidon fork. It takes some of the sting out of rugged trails and high-speed descents, so you don't feel like you're being rattled to death when you're pushing the envelope. Speed's only good if you can stop, though, so Charge built the Cooker 2 with Tektro disc brakes, which provide reliable braking even in wet conditions. It finished the Cooker 2 off with its in-house Spoon saddle and Square lock-on grips and even tossed in alloy pedals so you're good to go right from the box.

Tech Specs

Frame Material:
6061 butted aluminum
SR Suntour Raidon LO-R
Front Travel:
120 mm
1-1/8 - 1-1/2 in FSA No.42 tapered
Shimano SLX
Rear Derailleur:
Shimano SLX Shadow Plus
30 t FSA Comet
Bottom Bracket:
11 - 36 t SRAM PG-1020 (10-speed)
Tektro HDC-330
Brake Type:
[front] 180 mm, [rear] 160 mm
Race Face Evolve
Handlebar Width:
725 mm
Charge Square lock-on
Charge Lite
Charge Spoon
Race Face Ride
Seat Collar:
Charge single bolt
Charge SOAC
Charge disc, sealed cartridge
Front Axle:
15mm thru-axle
Rear Axle:
WTB Trailblazer
Tire Size:
27.5 x 2.8 in
MTB alloy
Recommended Use:
mountain biking
Manufacturer Warranty:
5 years on frame
Actual Weight:
Gloss Blue, M: 13840g

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 S  15.5in  22in  4.9in  70°  73.5°  1.4in  17.1in  42.4in
 M  17.5in  23.5in  5.3in  70°  73.5°  1.4in  17.1in  43.9in
 L  19in  24.5in  5.7in  70°  73.5°  1.4in  17.1in  44.9in
 XL  21in  25.3in  6.3in  70°  73.5°  1.4in  17.1in  45.7in

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