CruX Elite
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CruX Elite

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CruX Elite
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The CruX Elite is a cross beast, with race-optimized geometry, tapered head tube, internal cable routing, and an outstanding stiffness-to-weight ratio to power through the nastiest courses.
  • Cross racing-specific E5 alloy frame with tapered head tube, integrated headset, and OSBB is ultra-tough, shaped top tube provides easy shouldering
  • FACT carbon fork with tapered steerer provides best balance of strength, stiffness, and compliance for rough terrain
  • Beefy but light, cross-specific DT-Axis 1.0 wheelset with sealed bearings plus slightly wider rim for a wider tire stance and better handling in the slop
  • Never miss a critical shift with Shimano Sora STI shifters
  • FSA Omega BB30 crank has cross-specific gearing to handle the dirt
  • Tracer tires boast fast, all-around CX tread for riding and racing in varied conditions

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN KMC X9 nickel plate, reusable Missing Link
BOTTOM BRACKET OS integrated, sealed bearings
CRANKSET FSA Omega compact BB30 ST
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Sora
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Sora STI, 9-speed
CASSETTE Shimano HG-50, 9-speed, 12-27t
CHAINRINGS 46/36
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Sora
WHEELS
REAR WHEEL DT Axis 1.0
INNER TUBES Lightweight, presta
FRONT TIRE Specialized Tracer Sport, 60 TPI, wire bead, 700x33c
REAR TIRE Specialized Tracer Sport, 60 TPI, wire bead, 700x33c
FRONT WHEEL DT Axis 1.0
COCKPIT
SADDLE Body Geometry Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails
TAPE Specialized Crux gel wrap
SEATPOST Specialized Sport, alloy, 27.2mm
STEM Specialized EliteSet, 3D forged alloy, 12-degree, 4-position adjustable, 4-bolt, 31.8mm clamp
HANDLEBARS Specialized CX Comp, alloy, short drop
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Tektro CR-720 wide canti
REAR BRAKE Tektro CR-720, wide canti
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Nylon flat test ride, loose ball, w/ reflectors
FRAMESET
HEADSET 1-1/8"" upper and 1-1/2"" lower Cr-Mo cartridge bearings integrated, w/ headset, 20mm cone spacer, w/ 20mm of spacers
SEAT BINDER Forged alloy, 31.8mm, brake stop
FORK Specialized FACT carbon legs, alloy steerer, 1-1/2"" lower bearing
FRAME Specialized E5 aluminum, fully manipulated tubing, smooth weld, semi-compact race design, shaped TT, integrated headset, 1-1/2"" lower bearing, internal cable routing, OSBB

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