Carve SL 29
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Carve SL 29

Part No.  39985
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Equipped with the ultra-light Specialized Chisel carbon rigid fork, the aluminum Carve SL 29 is ready for your next fast, flowy single track ride. Featuring Avid Elixir 1 hydraulic disc brakes, simple singlespeed drivetrain, and versatile Specialized Ground Control 2.1-inch tires, the Carve SL is a nimble, light-weight, XC bike.
  • The all-new Specialized Chisel rigid carbon fork with tapered steerer tube provides precise handling at the lightest possible weight
  • 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
  • Avid Elixir 1hydraulic disc brakes use 180mm front rotor for increased leverage on 29" wheels, while 160mm rear rotor keeps weight low
  • 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

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN KMC X-10-Ti, 10-Speed, titanium nitride gold w/ reusable Missing Link
BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM GXP BB for 2pc, 73mm shell
CRANKSET Custom SRAM 1250, singlespeed specific, GXP
CASSETTE Singlespeed conversion kit, 20t Cr-Mo 3/32"" cog, alloy spacers and lock ring
CHAINRINGS 32, aluminum
SUSPENSION
FORK Specialized Chisel carbon rigid fork, monocoque carbon structure, tapered carbon steerer, alloy dropouts, PM brake mount, OS28 compatible
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)
FRONT TIRE Specialized Ground Control, 29x2.1"", Aramid bead, 60TPI
RIMS Carve SL Disc, 29"", alloy double-wall, sleeve joint, 26mm, 32h
REAR TIRE Specialized Ground Control, 29x2.1"", Aramid bead, 60TPI
COCKPIT
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 Flat bar, 6061 double butted alloy, 700mm wide, 10º backsweep, 4º upsweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS Specialized Body Geometry XCT, Kraton rubber w/ gel, closed end, 132mm, lock-on
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Avid Elixir 1, hydraulic disc, G2 CleanSweep 180mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS Avid Elixir 1, hydraulic lever
REAR BRAKE Avid Elixir 1, hydraulic disc, G2 CleanSweep 160mm rotor
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Alloy 1pc. body and cage, w/ reflectors, 9/16""
FRAMESET
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

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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