Saturday, June 9, 2012

2013 Specialized Carve Comp

2013 Specialized Carve Comp

Carve Gets a 2x10 speed drivetrain!
All signs point to the Specialized Carve line to be spec’s with a 2x10 speed drivetrain. This will be the second year for the Carve line and continues be an impressive bike for entry level riders/racers. There is plenty of value here.

Let’s take a look at the entry level 2013 Carve Comp. This Comp model starts off with a SRAM 2x10 speed drivetrain. What does this mean? This brings it to the industry standard and will continue to be a great valued bike. We can say with confidence that all the 2013 Carve models above this will have the same setup. Also the Carve Comp model gets a Rockshox Recon Solo Air fork. An upgrade compared to the 2012 Carve Comp’s basic coil spring fork. Take a look at the specifications below for more details.
FRAMESpecialized M4SL Aluminum, 29er frame w/ XC geometry, fully butted w/ smooth welding, tapered headtube and seat tube, forged post mount 160mm disc dropouts, alloy replaceable der. hanger
REAR SHOCK
FORKRockShox Recon Gold TK SA 29 SL, Solo Air spring, TurnKey damping w/ Push-Loc remote lock out, tapered alloy steerer, 32mm alloy stanchions, external rebound adj., 100mm travel
HEADSETIntegrated 1-1/8" upper and 1-1/2" lower threadless, Campy-style, full cartridge bearings
STEMSpecialized 3D forged 6061 alloy, 4 bolt clamp, 7º rise, 31.8mm
HANDLEBARSFlat bar, 6061 double butted alloy, 700mm wide, 10º backsweep, 4º upsweep, 31.8mm
GRIPSSpecialized Body Geometry XCT, Kraton rubber w/ gel, closed end, 132mm, lock-on
FRONT BRAKEAvid Elixir 1, hydraulic disc, G2 CleanSweep 180mm rotor
REAR BRAKEAvid Elixir 1, hydraulic disc, G2 CleanSweep 160mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERSAvid Elixir 1, hydraulic lever
FRONT DERAILLEURSRAM X5, 10-speed 2X10, 34.9mm clamp
REAR DERAILLEURSRAM X7, 10-speed, medium carbon cage
SHIFT LEVERSSRAM X5, 10-speed, trigger shifter
CASSETTE SRAM PG 1030, 10-speed cassette, 11-36
CHAINKMC X-10, 10-speed w/ reusable Missing Link
CRANKSETCustom SRAM S1250 2pc, 10-speed XC double for 29er, GXP
CHAINRINGS36/22, aluminum
BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM GXP BB for 2pc, 73mm shell
PEDALSAlloy 1pc. body and cage, w/ reflectors, 9/16"
RIMSCarve SL Disc, 29", alloy double-wall, sleeve joint, 26mm, 32h
FRONT HUBSpecialized MTB disc hub, alloy, Hi Lo flange, RCC ball bearing system, steel axle, QR, 32h
REAR HUBSpecialized MTB disc hub, alloy, Hi Lo flange, RCC ball bearing system, steel axle, steel cassette body, QR, 32h
SPOKESStainless, 2.0mm (14g)
FRONT TIRESpecialized Ground Control, 29x2.1", Kevlar bead, 60TPI
REAR TIRESpecialized Ground Control, 29x2.1", Kevlar bead, 60TPI
INNER TUBESPresta valve
SADDLESpecialized Body Geometry Carve, steel rails, 143mm width
SEATPOSTSpecialized 2 bolt head, forged alloy, 12.5mm offset, micro adjust, 27.2mm, 350mm or 400mm
SEAT BINDER31.8mm, forged alloy QR, brass washer

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