Carve-Ned Overend
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Carve-Ned Overend

Part No.  40020
Three years ago, the Carve LTD SS project was born out of my involvement with the Rockhopper product team pushing the bike to a new level of performance. This bike is a great example of how a concerted effort between product managers, engineers and athletes can yield high-performance, yet reasonably priced bikes."
--Ned Overend, Inaugural Mountain Bike World Champion, Captain, Specialized Racing
  • 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
  • RockShox Sid 29 Brain fork, Solo Air spring, Brian Fade and rebound adjust, provides premium XC suspension performance
  • Roval Control Carbon 29 wheelset is built for increased stiffness with durable alloy hubs, oversized 28mm end caps, and DT Swiss Super Comp spokes, gives riders more control to power over demanding terrain
  • S-Works Fast Trak 29 2.0", 2Bliss ready front tire features dual-compound rubber delivering exceptional speed and traction, while minimizing rotating weight
  • Custom SRAM carbon, single speed specific XC crankset with 32t chainring and 19t alloy cog is built for strong, lightweight performance
  • Custom Avid XO World Cup hydraulic brakes with tool-less reach adjust plus alloy-backed, semi-metallic pads for sure-fire stopping and precise modulation

Technical Specifications

CHAIN KMC X-10L, 10-speed w/ hollow outer links and reusable Missing Link
BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM GXP BB for 2pc, 73mm shell
CRANKSET SRAM X0, carbon, singlespeed specific, GXP
CASSETTE Singlespeed conversion kit, 19T Alloy 3/32"" cog, alloy spacers and lock ring
CHAINRINGS 32, aluminum
FORK RockShox SID Brain 29, BlackBox Motion Control damper, tapered alloy steerer, 32mm alloy stanchions, external rebound adj., 100mm travel
INNER TUBES Presta valve
SPOKES 2mm (14g) stainless
FRONT TIRE Specialized Fast Trak S-Works, 29x2.2"", Aramid bead, 120TPI
REAR TIRE Specialized Fast Trak S-Works, 29x2.2"", Aramid bead, 120TPI
SADDLE Specialized Body Geometry Carve, steel rails, 143mm width
SEATPOST Specialized 2 bolt head, forged alloy, 12.5mm offset, micro adjust, 27.2mm, 350mm or 400mm
STEM Specialized 3D forged 6061 alloy, 4 bolt clamp, 7º rise, 31.8mm
HANDLEBARS Specialized flat bar, carbon, 680mm wide, 8º backsweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS Specialized Body Geometry XCT, Kraton rubber w/ gel, closed end, 132mm, lock-on
FRONT BRAKE Avid X0 World Cup R, hydraulic disc, HS1 180mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS Avid X0 World Cup R lever
REAR BRAKE Avid X0 World Cup R, hydraulic disc, HS1 180mm rotor
PEDALS Alloy 1pc. body and cage, w/ reflectors, 9/16""
HEADSET Integrated 1-1/8"" upper and 1-1/2"" lower threadless, Campy-style, full cartridge bearings
SEAT BINDER 31.8mm, forged alloy QR, brass washer
FRAME Specialized M4SL Aluminum, 29er singlespeed specific frame w/ XC geometry, fully butted w/ smooth welding, tapered headtube and seat tube, forged post mount 160mm disc dropouts, alloy replaceable der. hanger


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