Ariel
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Ariel

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Ariel
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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 features an A1 Premium Aluminum frame with Women's Fitness Geometry, Body Geometry Women's Riva Sport Plus saddle, and 60mm-travel SR Suntour fork for a plush ride.
  • Body Geometry Women's Riva Sport Plus saddle features generous padding for all-day comfort
  • Women's Body Geometry XCT, lock-on grips provide reliable bar control
  • Custom SR Suntour NEX 60mm-travel fork w/ exclusive Multi-Circuit Damping and hydraulic lockout
  • Lightweight alloy V-brakes for safe and confident braking power
  • Shimano Altus, 8-speed rear derailleur for clean and accurate shifting
  • Versatile, A1 Premium Aluminum frame w/ Women's Fitness Geometry and rack/fender mounts
  • Specialized Trigger Sport, 700x38c tires provide confident traction on all surfaces

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN KMC X8, 8-speed, reusable Missing Link
BOTTOM BRACKET Square taper, cartridge bearings
CRANKSET Forged alloy, w/ chainguard
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano FD-M191, top swing, dual-pull
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Acera, 8-speed
CASSETTE Shimano, 8-speed, 12-32
CHAINRINGS 48/38/28
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Altus, 8-speed
SUSPENSION
FORK Custom SR Suntour NEX, w/ custom Multi-Circuit Damping, alloy lowers, custom coil spring weights, Hi-Ten 28mm stanchions, hydraulic lockout w/ preload adjust, V-brake mount, 63mm travel
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Double-sealed, QR, 32h
REAR HUB Double-sealed, QR, 32h
INNER TUBES Standard, Schrader valve
SPOKES Stainless, 14g
RIMS 700c, alloy double-wall, CNC sidewalls, pin joint, 32h
FRONT TIRE Specialized Trigger Sport, 60TPI, wire bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x38c
REAR TIRE Specialized Trigger Sport, 60TPI, wire bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x38c
COCKPIT
SADDLE Body Geometry Women's Riva Sport Plus, steel rails, 155mm
SEATPOST Alloy, 2-bolt, micro-adjust, 12.5mm offset, 27.2mm, anti-corrosion hardware
STEM Specialized, forged alloy, 4-bolt, 10-degree rise
HANDLEBARS Specialized riser, alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 4-degree upsweep, 25mm rise, 25.4mm
GRIPS Specialized Body Geometry XCT Women's, lock-on, closed end
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Die-cast alloy V-brake, 60mm pads
BRAKE LEVERS Die-cast alloy
REAR BRAKE Die-cast alloy V-brake, 60mm pads
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Composite platform, w/ reflectors, 9/16""
FRAMESET
HEADSET Ahead, semi-integrated, loose ball, 8mm cone spacer
SEAT BINDER Alloy, 31.8mm
FRAME Specialized A1 Premium Aluminum, Women's Fitness Geometry, women's double-butted tubesets, w/ fender/rack braze-ons, forged dropouts, kickstand mount

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