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The S-Works Fuse is a different kind of trail bike. Sure, it maintains the no-expense spared pedigree that S-Works is known the world over for, but even still, there's more to it than meets the eye. This bike proves that hardtails still have a valuable place in trail riding.
To start, it lives by the philosophy that more tire volume results in more speed. It might be a claim that sounds flipped on its head, but one ride and it'll have you shouting this sentiment from the rooftops. Our 6Fattie Wheel/Tire System puts out more traction, more floatation, and better handling without sacrificing anything to efficiency on climbs. And with the philosophy of the design out of the way, it came time to solidify its place as a proper trail machine. This system also allows you the opportunity to toggle between 29-inch wheels (not included) and 6Fattie wheels, allowing the ultimate in configuration options for the trail at hand.
This S-Works carbon version of the Fuse places a focus on blending all-out ability with performance, and to do so, we spec'd it with a no-holds-barred list of components, like the all-new 12-speed SRAM Eagle drivetrain and our exclusive Öhlins RXF36 fork.
This Fuse is like no other before it, combining lightweight performance and efficiency with trail-crushing geometry and integrated SWAT™ storage for the real ultimate trail hardtail.
- FACT 10m carbon fiber frame construction blends stiffness with light weight to form the pinnacle of efficiency, while internal routing tubes and integrated an SWAT™ Door create a tidy aesthetic and zero-hassle storage.
- Öhlins RXF36 fork features 120mm of travel and a three-chamber air spring with two positive chambers and one negative. This allows for an offset of spring pressure that perfectly mates stiffness with a plush, responsive ride quality. The shape of the spring curve can also be adjusted to increase sensitivity without bottoming out.
- The XX1 Eagle drivetrain is the pinnacle of shifting performance, floating through the 12-speed cassette with crisp, precise shifts.
|FRAME||FACT 10m carbon fiber, SWAT™ Door down tube storage w/internal routing tubes, tapered head tube, 12x148mm thru-axle rear hub spacing, 160mm post mount disc, threaded bottom bracket|
|SEAT BINDER||Specialized, alloy, 38.6mm w/ titanium bolt|
|FORK||Öhlins RXF 36, 29/6Fattie, Twin-Tube design, air spring w/ adjustable 3rd chamber, adjustable high & low-speed compression, adjustable rebound, 15x110mm thru-axle, 51mm offset, 120mm of travel|
|FRONT TIRE||Purgatory, GRID casing, Gripton compound, 2Bliss Ready, 27.5 x 3.0"|
|REAR TIRE||Ground Control, GRID casing, Gripton compound, 2Bliss Ready, 27.5 x 3.0"|
|INNER TUBES||Standard, Presta valve|
|FRONT HUB||Roval Traverse, sealed cartridge bearings, 15mm thru-axle, 110mm spacing, 24h|
|REAR HUB||Roval Traverse SL, DT Swiss Star Ratchet, 54t engagement, SRAM XD driver body, 12mm thru-axle, 148mm spacing, 28h|
|REAR DERAILLEUR||SRAM XX1 Eagle, 12-speed|
|SHIFT LEVERS||SRAM XX1 Eagle, trigger, 12-speed|
|CASSETTE||SRAM X01 Eagle, 12-speed, 10-50t|
|CHAIN||SRAM XX1 Eagle, 12-speed w/ PowerLock™|
|CRANKSET||SRAM XX1 Eagle, Boost™ 148, 175mm crankarm|
|BOTTOM BRACKET||SRAM GXP, 73mm|
|STEM||Syntace MegaForce 2, 6-degree, 31.8mm clamp|
|HANDLEBARS||Specialized Trail, FACT carbon, 6-degree upsweep, 8-degree backsweep, 27mm rise, 750mm, 31.8mm|
|GRIPS||Specialized Sip Grip, half-waffle, S/M: regular thickness, L/XL: XL thickness|
|SADDLE||Body Geometry Henge Expert, hollow titanium rails, 143mm|
|SEATPOST||Command Post IRcc, 12-position micro-height adjustable, alien head design, bottom mount cable routing, remote SRL lever, 30.9mm, S: 100mm, M/L/XL: 125mm of travel|
|FRONT BRAKE||SRAM Guide RS carbon, hydraulic disc, organic pads, carbon lever, Guide S4 4-piston caliper, 200/180mm rotor|
|REAR BRAKE||SRAM Guide RS carbon, hydraulic disc, organic pads, carbon lever, Guide S4 4-piston caliper, 180/160mm rotor|
|PEDALS||Specialized Dirt Pedals|
Fuse - Geometry
|Top Tube Length, Horizontal||575mm||607mm||634mm||657mm|
|Seat Tube Angle||73°||73°||73°||74°|
|Head Tube Angle||67.5°||67.5°||67.5°||67.5°|
|Seat Tube Length||394mm||434mm||470mm||523mm|
|BB Height, 29x2.3"||319mm||319mm||319mm||319mm|
|Head Tube Length||120mm||140mm||95mm||95mm|
|Bike Standover Height||746mm||770mm||796mm||835mm|
|Fork Length, Full||531mm||531mm||531mm||531mm|