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Chisel

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The Lightest, Fastest Alloy Full Suspension Bike in the World. 18.4% lighter than the closest competitor and sharing geometry and kinematics from our World Cup ready Epic 8 mountain bike, the all-new Chisel delivers performance you can feel—whether you’re racing “between the tape” or ripping solo hot laps on local trails.

SPEED METAL: Thanks to D’Aluisio Smartweld, the Chisel boasts the lightest aluminum XC frameset in its class. Each highly-manipulated frame tube features continuously-varied wall thicknesses and shaping that deliver stiffness where you need it - for efficiency - and ride-smoothing compliance where you want it - for comfort and optimal control.

UNMATCHED CAPABILITY: With 110mm of Ride Dynamics tuned suspension, the high performance pedigree of Chisel can be traced directly to the Epic 8, our World Cup race machine. DNA from the Epic 8’s advanced suspension kinematics, Ride Dynamics tuned suspension, and progressive geometry honed on technical World Cup courses can all be found in the Chisel, making it more than capable of handling varied terrain with confidence and speed.

INCREDIBLE EFFICIENCY: Chisel is the most efficient pedaling bike in its class, thanks to the utilization of geometry and kinematics that went into our World Cup racing Epic 8 platform. The steep seat tube positions the rider in the optimal pedaling position. Honed anti-squat reduces pedal-bob. Put it together and Chisel translates every watt applied to the pedals into maximum forward motion.

SMOOTHER IS FASTER: We engineered a flex stay rear end for class-leading suspension performance, while eliminating the extra weight and maintenance associated with pivots required in a traditional design. More common on carbon bikes, extensive field and lab testing prove that Chisel has achieved the impossible—the efficiency, control, and light-weight of a flex stay design, in advanced alloy.

HYDROFORMED ALLOY: Chisel shaves extra material and weight with a one-piece hydroformed seat tube that integrates the seat tube pivot, main pivot, and BB shell. On a more traditional bike, the seat tube is typically just a "tube" with pivots and BB shell welded on.

Technical Specifications

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Frameset

Frame

Specialized D'Aluisio Smartweld M5 Alloy, Hydroformed tubes, Progressive XC Geometry, 110mm travel, internal cable routing, BSA BB, 12x148mm spacing, 30.9mm Dropper post compatible

Seat Binder

Specialized Alloy, 34.9mm

Suspension

Rear Shock

X-Fusion PRO-02, 190x40mm, Ride Dynamics Tuned, Rebound adjust, Compression Adjust

Fork

Rockshox Recon Silver RL, 120mm travel, Motion Control damper, 42mm offset, Maxle Stealth, 15x110 thru-axle

Cockpit

Saddle

Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails, 143/155mm

SeatPost

TranzX Dropper Seatpost, 30.9mm, XS-SM: 100mm, M: 125mm, L-XL: 150mm

Stem

Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise

Grips

Specialized Trail Grips

Handlebars

Specialized Alloy, 20mm rise, 31.8mm, 760mm wide

Brakes

Front Brake

SRAM Level T hydraulic disc, 2-Piston Caliper, 180mm rotor

Rear Brake

SRAM Level T hydraulic disc, 2-Piston Caliper, 160mm rotor

Drivetrain

Rear Derailleur

SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed

Shift Levers

SRAM SX Eagle, trigger, 12-speed

Cassette

SRAM PG-1210 Eagle 11-50t

Chain

SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed

Crankset

SRAM SX Eagle, Powerspline, 32t chainring, 165/170/175mm

Chainrings

32t

Bottom Bracket

SRAM Powerspline BSA

Wheels & Tires

Rims

Specialized Alloy, Tubeless ready, 27mm inner width, disc, 28h

Front Hub

Specialized alloy front hub, disc, sealed cardridge bearings, 6-bolt, 15x110mm thru-axle, 28h

Rear Hub

Specialized alloy, disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 6-bolt, 12x148mm thru-axle, 28h

Front Tire

Specialized Ground Control, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35

Rear Tire

Specialized Fast Trak, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35

Spokes

Stainless, 14g

Inner Tubes

Standard 40mm PV 29x1.75-2.4

Product Details

Product ID

221775

Weight

Weight

13.87kg (30 lb, 9.2 oz)

Weight Size

MD

* Weights based on production painted frames as pictured. Actual weights will vary based on colorway, frame size, and component variation. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Geometry

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Crank Length165mm170mm170mm175mm175mm
Handlebar Width760mm760mm760mm760mm760mm
Stem Length60mm60mm60mm60mm60mm
Saddle Width155mm155mm143mm143mm143mm
Seatpost Length357mm412mm412mm459mm459mm
Fork Rake/Offset44mm44mm44mm44mm44mm
Stack602.3mm593mm606mm620mm629mm
Front Center682mm706mm742mm773mm802mm
Reach390mm415mm445mm470mm495mm
Chainstay Length437mm437mm437mm437mm437mm
Head Tube Length95mm95mm110mm125mm135mm
Head Tube Angle (low)66.5°66.5°66.5°66.5°66.5°
Wheelbase1115mm1141mm1177mm1208mm1237mm
Bike Standover Height756mm777mm777mm787mm790mm
BB Height (low)326mm336mm336mm336mm336mm
Seat Tube Length375mm392mm410mm450mm500mm
BB Height (high)332mm342mm342mm342mm342mm
Seat Tube Angle75.5°75.5°75.5°75.5°75.5°
BB Drop (low)46mm36mm36mm36mm36mm
Top Tube Length, Horizontal527mm565mm602mm634mm664mm
Trail113mm113mm113mm113mm113mm
Fork Length, Full530mm530mm530mm530mm530mm
Geometry

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