Carve Expert 29
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Carve Expert 29

Part No.  37829
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Equipped with a 100mm-travel RockShox Reba RL 29 fork, the aluminum Carve Expert 29 is ready for race day or a quick loop after work. Featuring Avid hydraulic disc brakes, Shimano 2x10 drivetrain, and versatile Specialized Ground Control 2.1-inch tires, the Carve Expert provides race-day performance that rips on yourfavorite local trail.
  • Light and stiff, double-walled alloy rims for added stiffness, front hub has cartridge bearings and oversized dropout interface for front-end rigidity
  • Custom SRAM 10-speed XC double-ring crankset with 29er gearing and GXP bottom bracket offers lightweight and durable performance
  • Fully butted, smooth-welded M4SL alloy frame is superlight, stiff, and efficient, with 29er XC geometry, integrated headset, tapered head tube for front-end stiffness, plus bridge-less seatstays for compliance over bumps
  • Shimano Deore XT Shadow 10-speed rear derailleur for lightweight, pro-level shifting, and improved clearance
  • 100mm-travel RockShox Reba RL 29 fork features a new Solo Air spring, remote Push-Loc, tapered steerer tube and externally adjustable rebound for plush and lightweight trail performance
  • Avid Elixir 3 hydraulic disc brakes use 180mm front rotor for increased leverage on 29" wheels, while 160mm rear rotor keeps weight low

Technical Specifications

FRAMESET
SEAT BINDER 31.8mm, forged alloy QR, brass washer
HEADSET Integrated 1-1/8"" upper and 1-1/2"" lower threadless, Campy-style, full cartridge bearings
FRAME Specialized M4SL Aluminum, 29er frame w/ XC geometry, fully butted w/ smooth welding, tapered headtube and seat tube, forged post mount 160mm disc dropouts, alloy replaceable der. hanger
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Specialized MTB disc hub, alloy, Hi Lo flange, cartridge bearings, alloy axle, QR, 32h
REAR HUB Specialized MTB disc hub, alloy, Hi Lo flange, cartridge bearings, steel axle, steel cassette body, QR, 32h
INNER TUBES Presta valve
SPOKES Stainless, 2.0mm (14g)
RIMS Carve SL Disc, 29"", alloy double-wall, sleeve joint, 26mm, 32h
FRONT TIRE Specialized Ground Control, 29x2.1"", aramid bead, 60TPI
REAR TIRE Specialized Ground Control, 29x2.1"", aramid bead, 60TPI
DRIVETRAIN
BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM GXP BB for 2pc, 73mm shell
CHAIN KMC X-10, 10-speed w/ reusable Missing Link
CASSETTE SRAM PG 1030, 10-speed cassette, 11-36
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Deore, 10-speed Rapidfire plus, SL type
FRONT DERAILLEUR SRAM X7, 10-speed 2X10, 34.9mm clamp
CHAINRINGS 36/22, aluminum
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Deore XT Shadow, 10-Speed, GS cage
COCKPIT
SADDLE Specialized Body Geometry Carve SL, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm width
SEATPOST Specialized 2 bolt head, forged alloy, 12.5mm offset, micro adjust, 27.2mm, 350mm or 400mm
GRIPS Specialized Body Geometry XCT, Kraton rubber w/ gel, closed end, 132mm, lock-on
HANDLEBARS Flat bar, 6061 double butted alloy, 700mm wide, 10º backsweep, 4º upsweep, 31.8mm
STEM Specialized 3D forged 6061 alloy, 4 bolt clamp, 7º rise, 31.8mm
BRAKES
BRAKE LEVERS Avid Elixir 3R, hydraulic lever, tool-less reach adjust
FRONT BRAKE Avid Elixir 3R, hydraulic disc, G2 CleanSweep 180mm rotor
REAR BRAKE Avid Elixir 3R, hydraulic disc, G2 CleanSweep 160mm rotor
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Alloy 1pc. body and cage, w/ reflectors, 9/16""
SUSPENSION
FORK RockShox Reba RL 29"", TurnKey damping w/ Push-Loc remote lock out, Solo Air spring, tapered alloy steerer, 32mm alloy stanchions, external rebound adj., 100mm travel

Geometry

Geometry Chart

- Geometry

 
Stem Length 60mm 75mm 75mm 90mm 90mm
Crank Length 170mm 175mm 175mm 175mm 175mm
Seatpost Length 350mm 350mm 400mm 400mm 400mm
Handlebar Width 700mm 700mm 700mm 700mm 700mm
Seat Tube Angle (Effective) 74° 73° 73° 73° 73°
Reach 400mm 412mm 430mm 450mm 464mm
Stack 615mm 625mm 639mm 653mm 672mm
Chainstay Length 442mm 442mm 442mm 442mm 442mm
Bottom Bracket Drop 63.5mm 63.5mm 63.5mm 63.5mm 63.5mm
Head Tube Angle 71.5° 71.5° 71.5° 71.5° 71.5°
Head Tube Length 110mm 100mm 115mm 130mm 150mm
Top Tube Length (Actual) 562mm 574mm 594mm 620mm 645mm
Top Tube Length (Horizontal) 576mm 603mm 625mm 650mm 670mm
Seat Tube Length, Center to Top 394mm 445mm 483mm 533mm 584mm
Standover Height 760mm 796mm 825mm 859mm 896mm
Wheel Base 1070mm 1085mm 1108mm 1133mm 1154mm
Seat Tube Angle (Actual) 71° 71° 71° 71° 71°
Bottom Bracket Height 308mm 308mm 308mm 308mm 308mm

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