Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Cyclocross Edition: 2014 Specialized Crux Pro Race Red Disc

Get ready for the ‘cross season with this race ready package out of the box. The all new 2014 Specialized Crux Pro Race Red Disc features a FACT 10r carbon disc frame with ‘cross -specific geometry. The tapered headtube and OSBB offer greater stiffness, acceleration, efficiency and handling on any race course. This frame is paired a with Roval Rapide CL 40 Disc Tubular wheelset perfectly suited race day. When you’re not on the race course, an AXIS 2.0 Disc wheelset is included with this race machine. The all new hydraulic SRAM RED 22 disc brakes offer the lightest and most powerful setup possible. MSRP on this race machine is $6300. Stay tuned for more from the 2014 Specialized Crux line up.

2014 CruX Pro Race Red Disc Satin Carbon/Charcoal


Specialized FACT 10r carbon, disc-specific, 1-3/8" lower bearing, OSBB
FORKSpecialized FACT carbon, disc-specific monocoque fork, carbon steerer and crown for 1-3/8" lower bearing
HEADSET1-1/8" upper and 1-3/8" lower integrated stainless cartridge bearings, 8mm cone spacer, w/ 20mm of spacers
STEMSpecialized Pro-Set, 3D forged 7050 aluminum, 4-position adjustable, 4-bolt, 31.8mm clamp
HANDLEBARSSpecialized CX Comp Shallow Bend, 6061 alloy, 125mm drop, 70mm reach
TAPESpecialized S-Wrap HD
FRONT BRAKESRAM RED, hydraulic disc, SRAM XX 160mm center-lock rotor
REAR BRAKESRAM RED, hydraulic disc, SRAM XX 140mm center-lock rotor
FRONT DERAILLEURSRAM RED 22, braze-on, 11-speed, YAW compatible, chain spotter
SHIFT LEVERSSRAM RED 22, DoubleTap, 11-speed, integrated hydraulic brake system
CASSETTE SRAM PG 1170, 11-speed, 11-28
CHAINSRAM PC 1170 w/ PowerLock
CRANKSETSpecialized Pro FACT carbon, OSBB
CHAINRINGSSRAM RED 22, 46/36, YAW compatible
BOTTOM BRACKET OS integrated, sealed bearings
PEDALSNylon flat test ride, loose ball, w/ reflectors
FRONT WHEELRoval Rapide CL 40 carbon disc tubular, w/ center lock hub
REAR WHEELRoval Rapide CL 40 carbon disc tubular, w/ center lock hub
FRONT TIRESpecialized Terra Tubular, 260TPI, 700x33c
REAR TIRESpecialized Terra Tubular, 260TPI, 700x33c
SADDLEBody Geometry Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
SEATPOSTSpecialized Pave Pro SL, FACT carbon, single bolt, 27.2mm
SEAT BINDERForged alloy, 32.6mm

Monday, June 24, 2013

2014 Specialized Crave Expert 29

Here is a quick look at the 2014 Specialized Crave Expert. This bike is equipped with a RockShox Reba RL 29 fork, a Shimano Deore XT rear derailleur, and Shimano Deore hydraulic disc brakes that provides confidence when attacking each corner. MSRP on this build is $1800 USD.

2014 Specialized Crave Expert White/Green

FRAMENew Specialized M4 Premium Aluminum, XC 29er Geometry, fully butted w/ smooth welds, tapered headtube and seat tube, forged post-mount 160mm disc dropouts, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger
FORKRockShox Reba RL 29, TurnKey damping w/ Push-Loc remote lockout, Solo Air spring, tapered alloy steerer, 32mm alloy stanchions, external rebound adj., S: 80mm travel, Others: 100mm travel
HEADSET1-1/8" upper and 1-1/2" lower threadless, Campy style, integrated full cartridge bearings
STEMSpecialized 3D forged 6061 alloy, 4-bolt clamp, 6-degree rise, 31.8mm
HANDLEBARSSpecialized mini riser, double-butted 6061 alloy, 700mm wide, 10-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 31.8mm
GRIPSSpecialized Body Geometry XC Contour, Kraton w/ gel, closed end, 132mm, lock-on
FRONT BRAKEShimano Deore BR-505, hydraulic disc, 180mm rotor
REAR BRAKEShimano Deore BR-505, hydraulic disc, 160mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERSShimano Deore BR-505, hydraulic lever w/ reach adj.
FRONT DERAILLEURSRAM X7, 10-speed 2X10, 34.9mm clamp
REAR DERAILLEURShimano Deore XT Shadow Plus, 10-speed, GS cage
SHIFT LEVERSShimano Deore, 10-speed Rapidfire Plus, w/ optical display
CASSETTESRAM PG 1030, 10-speed, 11-36
CRANKSETCustom SRAM S-1255, 2pc., 10-speed XC double for 29er
CHAINRINGS36/22, aluminum
BOTTOM BRACKETSRAM GXP BB for 2pc., 73mm shell
PEDALSAlloy, 1pc. body and cage, w/ reflectors, 9/16"
RIMSCrave SL Disc 29", alloy double-wall, sleeve joint, 26mm, 28h/32h
FRONT HUBSpecialized disc, alloy, Hi Lo flange, RCC ball bearing system, steel axle, QR, 28h
REAR HUBSpecialized disc, alloy, Hi Lo flange, RCC ball bearing system, steel axle, steel cassette body, QR, 32h
SPOKESStainless, 14g (2.0mm)
FRONT TYRESpecialized Ground Control, 29x2.1", aramid bead, 60TPI
REAR TYRESpecialized Fast Trak Control, 29x2.0", aramid bead, 60TPI
INNER TUBESStandard presta valve
SADDLESpecialized Body Geometry Henge, steel rails, 143mm
SEATPOSTSpecialized alloy, 2-bolt, micro-adjust, 12.5mm offset, 27.2mm, size-specific 350mm/400mm
SEAT BINDERForged alloy, 31.8mm, QR, brass washer