Crave Expert
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Crave Expert

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Crave Expert
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The Crave Expert is designed for fast cross-country racers. It delivers great performance with the help of a RockShox Reba RL 29 fork, a Shimano Deore XT rear derailleur, and Shimano Deore hydraulic disc brakes provide confidence to attack each corner.
  • Shimano hydraulic disc brakes for dialed modulation and stopping power
  • Custom SRAM 10-speed XC double for ideal 29er gearing
  • Shimano XT Shadow Plus, 10-speed derailleur w/ Clutch technology for shifting precision
  • 100mm-travel RockShox Reba RL 29 Solo Air fork w/ remote lockout for plush performance
  • Stout XC SL aluminum with 21mm inner width hookless 29” rims are dialed for the XC course
  • Specialized Hi Lo disc hubs with reliable and smooth sealed cartridge bearings
  • Specialized Ground Control 2.1"/Fast Trak Control 2.0" tires with race-proven performance
  • M4 Premium Aluminum frame is super-lightweight, stiff, and features XC 29er Geometry

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN KMC X10L, 10-speed, reusable Missing Link
BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM GXP, 73mm
CRANKSET Custom SRAM S-1255, 2 pc., 10-speed XC double, 104/64mm BCD spider
FRONT DERAILLEUR SRAM X7, 10-speed, 2x10, high mount
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Deore, 10-speed Rapidfire Plus, SL type, I-spec
CASSETTE SRAM PG 1030, 10-speed, 11-36
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Deore XT Shadow Plus, 10-speed, SGS cage
SUSPENSION
FORK RockShox Reba RL 29, Solo Air spring, TurnKey damping w/ PushLoc remote lockout, tapered alloy steerer, 32mm alloy stanchions, external rebound adjust, size-specific 80/100mm travel
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Specialized Hi Lo disc, alloy, RCC bearing system, QR, 28h
REAR HUB Specialized Hi Lo disc, alloy, RCC bearing system, QR, 32h
INNER TUBES Standard, presta valve
SPOKES Stainless, 14g
RIMS Specialized Stout XC SL, 29"" disc, alloy double-wall, sleeve joint, 26mm inner width, 28/32h
FRONT TIRE Specialized Ground Control, 60TPI, 2Bliss Ready, folding bead, 29x2.1""
REAR TIRE Specialized Fast Trak Control, 60TPI, 2Bliss Ready, folding bead, 29x2.0""
COCKPIT
SADDLE Body Geometry mountain, steel rails, 143mm
SEATPOST Alloy, 2-bolt, 12.5mm offset, 27.2mm, anti-corrosion hardware
STEM Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise, anti-corrosion hardware
HANDLEBARS Specialized flat, 6061 double butted alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS Specialized Body Geometry XC Contour, Kraton w/ gel, lock-on, closed end
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Shimano BR-M506, hydraulic disc, dual piston, resin pads
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano BL-M506, hydraulic, w/ reach adjust
REAR BRAKE Shimano BR-M506, hydraulic disc, dual piston, resin pads
FRAMESET
HEADSET 1-1/8"" upper, 1-1/2"" lower, Campy style, integrated sealed cartridge bearings
SEAT BINDER Alloy, 31.8mm
FRAME Specialized M4 Premium Aluminum, XC 29er Geometry, fully butted w/ smooth welds, tapered headtube and seat tube, forged post-mount 160mm disc dropouts, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger

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