Ariel Elite Disc
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Ariel Elite Disc

Part No.  49897
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With elements of both a road bike and mountain bike, the Ariel is for the female rider looking to zip through the weekday commute and head out for weekend adventure. The Ariel Sport Disc features a A1 Premium Aluminum frame with Women's Fitness Geometry, Shimano hydraulic disc brake, and a 60mm-travel SR Suntour fork for a plush ride.
  • A1 Premium Aluminum frame with Women's Fitness Geometry and tubesets for a lightweight and confidence-inspiring ride. Fender/rack braze-ons for versatility
  • SR Suntour 60mm-travel custom women's coil sprung fork with lockout and alloy lowers provides a capable and plush ride
  • Durable, double-wall 700c alloy rims with fast-rolling Specialized Trigger Sport tires for asphalt, hardpack or gravel paths
  • Shimano 9-speed crankset and Deore Shadow rear derailleur gives you all the gears you need for varied terrain, with a chainguard for added protection
  • Shimano hydraulic disc brakes with dual pistons and women's shorter reach levers assure precision braking and fit
  • Women's Body Geometry Riva saddle features a women's cutout and plush seating area for all-day riding comfort

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN KMC X9
BOTTOM BRACKET Cartridge bearings, square spindle, capless bolts
CRANKSET Shimano FC-M431, 9-speed, w/ chainguard
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Alivio, top-swing, dual-pull
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano SL-M390, Rapidfire
CASSETTE Shimano HG-20, 9-speed, 11-32
CHAINRINGS 48/35/26, w/ chainguard
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Deore Shadow, 9-speed
SUSPENSION
FORK SR Suntour NEXi Coil, custom women's coil spring, aluminum lower, custom integrated crown, mechanical lockout, 60mm travel
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Disc, double-sealed, ground race, dual-lock nuts w/ 17mm contact side, 5mm QR, round disc mount
REAR HUB Disc, double-sealed, ground race, loose ball, dual-lock nuts w/ 19mm contact side, QR, 32h
INNER TUBES Standard Schrader valve
SPOKES Stainless, 14g (2.0mm)
FRONT TIRE Specialized Trigger Sport, 60TPI, wire bead, 700x38c
RIMS Disc, alloy double-wall, pin joint, 32h
REAR TIRE Specialized Trigger Sport, 60TPI, wire bead, 700x38c
COCKPIT
SADDLE Specialized Body Geometry Riva Women's, steel rails, 155mm
SEATPOST Alloy, 2-bolt, micro-adjust, 12.5mm offset, 27.2mm
STEM Specialized 3D forged alloy, 10-degree rise, 31.8mm clamp
HANDLEBARS Specialized flat bar, double-butted 6061 alloy, 660mm wide, 10-degree backsweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS Specialized Body Geometry Women's XCT, lock-on
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Shimano BR-M446, hydraulic disc, 160mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano, hydraulic lever
REAR BRAKE Shimano BR-M446, hydraulic disc, 160mm rotor
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Light alloy, loose ball, w/ reflectors
FRAMESET
HEADSET 1-1/8"" FSA Ahead, semi-integrated, 8mm cone spacer
SEAT BINDER Alloy, 31.8mm, QR, nylon washer
FRAME Specialized A1 Premium Aluminum, Women's Fitness Geometry and tubesets, double-butted, w/ fender/rack braze-ons, forged dropouts, kickstand mount

Geometry

Geometry Chart

- Geometry

 
Stem Length 60mm 70mm 80mm 80mm 90mm
Crank Length 170mm 170mm 175mm 175mm 175mm
Handle-Bar Width 660mm 660mm 660mm 660mm 660mm
Wheelbase 1054mm 1067mm 1081mm 1097mm 1113mm
Seat-Tube Length, B-B Center to Top 345mm 395mm 440mm 485mm 550mm
Head-Tube Length 85mm 105mm 120mm 135mm 160mm
Top-Tube Length, Horizontal 560mm 572mm 585mm 600mm 615mm
Front-Center 616mm 629mm 643mm 658mm 675mm
Head-Tube Angle 70° 70° 70° 70° 70°
Fork Rake 38mm 38mm 38mm 38mm 38mm
Trail 91mm 91mm 91mm 91mm 91mm
Stand-Over Height 699mm 738mm 771mm 804mm 849mm
Chain-Stay Length 445mm 445mm 445mm 445mm 445mm
Seat-Tube Angle 73° 73° 73° 73° 73°
B-B Drop 60mm 60mm 60mm 60mm 60mm
Seat-Post Length 300mm 350mm 350mm 350mm 350mm

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