PRIMERA TEAM VERDICT:
Every year the Crosstrail improves and it's done the same again this time. Always using the best alloys and carbons to make lightweight frames and the best Shimano gearing to suit each model, the Crosstrail is a hybrid capable of tackling some off road sections with its front suspension and then whack the lockout on or let the Specialized Brain fork take over and stiffen up the front end allowing for the fastest ride possible.
The capabilities off this bike is amazing. We have fitted pannier rack systems, full length mudguards and lights to create the ultimate commuting bike whilst still functioning smoothly as ever.
If gyms only had one machine, no one would go. The same could be said for riding. To achieve your fitness goals, you need to keep things lively and entertaining, and the versatility of the Crosstrail Expert Carbon does just that. It comes equipped with a suspension fork that pairs a remote lockout feature with our Fitness Brain technology for fast, efficient, and intuitive use over any surface. To build on this blend of comfort and speed, the frame is built from ultra-lightweight FACT 9r carbon fibre with a geometry that's made to fit just right from the minute you get on the bike. Add in a mix of performance driven components, powerful hydraulic disc brakes, and rack/fender mounts, and you'll be riding with confidence in no time.
- Working with our Body Geometry team, we designed a frame that strikes the optimal balance between comfort and efficiency. The FACT 9r carbon fibre keeps the bike ultra-light and efficient, while the rack, fender, and disc mounts give you an incredibly versatile package.
- An SR Suntour NCX fork w/ Fitness Brain technology features 60mm of coil-sprung travel that takes the sting out of bumpy terrain, while an integrated remote lockout is coupled with our Fitness Brain technology to promote more climbing and pedaling efficiency.
- Braking duties are handled by Tektro Flow Set Control hydraulic disc brakes to ensure effective, consistent, and reliable power through any kind of terrain or condition.
- Tech Specs
Frame Specialized FACT 9R carbon, Fitness Geometry, internal cable routing, integrated headset, flat mount disc, rack and Plug + Play fender mounts, 9mm QR Fork SR Suntour NCX w/Specialized Fitness Brain technology, 60mm of travel, 1-1/8" steerer, 12mm thru-axle Stem Specialized Flowset, integrated, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 12-degree rise, 31.8mm clamp Handlebars Specialized, double-butted alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 31.8mm Grips Body Geometry Flow Set Control Grips, lock-on Front Brake Tektro Flow Set Control, hydraulic disc, carbon brake lever, metal pads, post mount, 160mm rotor Rear Brake Tektro Flow Set Control, hydraulic disc, carbon brake lever, metal pads, post mount, 140mm rotor Front Derailleur microSHIFT XCD, 31.8mm clamp, 10-/11-speed, MTB double Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT M8000, Shadow Plus, SGS cage, 11-speed Shifters Flow Set Control, 11-speed Bottom Bracket FSA MegaEVO Cassette Sunrace, 11-42t, 11-speed Chain KMC X11EL, 11-speed w/reusable MissingLink Crankset FSA V-Drive, PF30 System Interface, MegaEVO BB, 10-/11-speed, hollow forged 7075 aluminum, 170mm Q-factor, direct-mount, 44/32T w/chainguard Front Wheel Axis Expert Disc, Disc 6061 double-wall Rear Wheel Axis Expert Disc, Disc 6061 double-wall Front Tyre Trigger Sport Reflect, 700x38mm, 60TPI, wire bead Rear Tyre Trigger Sport Reflect, 700x38mm, 60TPI, wire bead Inner Tubes Road 700, 28-38x622, Presta, 48mm valve Saddle Body Geometry Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm Seatpost Specialized CG-R, FACT carbon, single bolt, 27.2mm
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