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The most important part of a fitness journey is that you're following a path, not what kind of terrain lies beneath your tires. And it's precisely this philosophy that lies behind the Ariel Elite Carbon.
To make sure that you can mix things up between the road and dirt, it comes equipped with a suspension fork that houses our Fitness Brain technology for fast, efficient, and intuitive use over any surface. And to build on this blend of comfort and speed, the frame is built from our ultra-lightweight FACT 9r carbon fiber with a women's-specific geometry that's made to fit just right from the minute you get on the bike.
Add in a mix of performance driven components from the likes of Shimano, powerful Tektro hydraulic disc brakes, and rack/fender mounts, and you'll be riding with confidence in no time—no matter where you choose to ride.
- Working with our Body Geometry team, we designed a frame that strikes the optimal balance between comfort and efficiency. The FACT 9r carbon fiber 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 features 60mm of coil-sprung travel that takes the sting out of bumpy terrain, while our Fitness Brain technology promotes more climbing and pedaling efficiency.
- Braking duties are handled by TRP Flow Set Control hydraulic disc brakes to ensure effective, consistent, and reliable power through any type of terrain or conditions.
|FRAME||Specialized FACT 9r carbon, Fitness Geometry, internal cable routing, integrated headset, flat mount disc, rack mounts, Plug + Play fender mounts|
|SEAT BINDER||Included w/ frame|
|FORK||SR Suntour NCX w/ Specialized Fitness Brain technology, 60mm of travel, 1-1/8" steerer, 12mm thru-axle, fender mounts|
|RIMS||700C disc, 24mm rim depth, 23mm internal width, 32h|
|FRONT HUB||Alloy, 12x100mm thru-axle, 6-bolt disc, sealed bearing, 28h|
|REAR HUB||Alloy, 135mm QR, 6-bolt disc, 11-speed freehub, loose ball bearing, 28h|
|FRONT TIRE||Trigger Sport Reflect, 60 TPI, wire bead, 700x38mm|
|REAR TIRE||Trigger Sport Reflect, 60 TPI, wire bead, 700x38mm|
|INNER TUBES||Presta, 48mm valve|
|FRONT DERAILLEUR||microSHIFT XCD, 31.8mm clamp, 10-speed|
|REAR DERAILLEUR||Shimano SLX, Shadow Plus, SGS cage, 10-speed|
|SHIFT LEVERS||microSHIFT, Flow Set Control, 10-speed|
|CASSETTE||Sunrace, 10-speed, 11-40t|
|CRANKSET||FSA V-Drive, 2-piece|
|CHAIN||KMC X10, 10-speed w/ Missing Link™|
|CHAINRINGS||44/32T, alloy outer ring, steel inner ring|
|BOTTOM BRACKET||68mm, BSA|
|STEM||Specialized Flowset, integrated, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 12-degree rise, 31.8mm clamp|
|HANDLEBARS||Double-butted alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 31.8mm|
|GRIPS||Specialized Body Geometry Women's Flow Set Control grips, lock-on|
|SADDLE||Specialized Aldia Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails|
|SEATPOST||Alloy, 2-bolt, 25mm offset, 27.2mm|
|REAR BRAKE||TRP Flow Set Control, hydraulic disc, resin pads, flat mount, 140mm rotor|
|FRONT BRAKE||TRP Flow Set Control, hydraulic disc, metallic pads, post mount, 160mm rotor|
|PEDALS||Specialized Fitness platform, alloy|
Ariel - Geometry
|Top Tube Length, Horizontal||555mm||571mm||586mm||604mm|
|Seat Tube Angle||73°||73°||73°||73°|
|Head Tube Angle||70°||70°||70.5°||70.5°|
|Head Tube Length||110mm||125mm||145mm||95mm|
|Seat Tube Length, BB Center to Top||330mm||372mm||422mm||472mm|