SX Trail I
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SX Trail I

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SX Trail I
Technical Specifications
If the trail ride turns into a freeride, the new for '09 SX Trail with 170mm of FSR travel shows no mercy when it comes to triple overhead drops and backcountry stunts.
  • Claw knows it: The SX Trail M5 Premium Aluminum frame delivers. ORE top/down tube, forged head tube and full cartridge bearings. Integrated ISCG mount. 170mm travel. Not for the meek.
  • New, custom-tuned Avid Elixir hydraulic discs and SL levers with reach adjust, metallic pads and 200mm/185mm rotors for the control you need at high speeds.
  • Specialized Clutch SX tread offers a tough cap-ply construction and soft dual compound for confidence in the corners and the loose stuff.
  • Stiff Truvativ Stylo crankset surrounded by Gamut Shift chain guide. At least your chain is under control, heh?
  • Stout, maybe death-proof, the custom DT Swiss F550 rims span a wide 30mm for strength and improved tire contact.

Technical Specifications

CHAIN SRAM PC-971, 9-speed w/Power Link
BOTTOM BRACKET Truvativ Stylo, outboard bearing
CRANKSET Truvativ Stylo, 170mm, w/ Gamut Shift chain guide
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano M660 SLX, DMD, top swing, dual pull
SHIFT LEVERS SRAM X-5, trigger, 9-speed
CASSETTE Shimano HG61, 9-speed, 11-34t
CHAINRINGS 24A x 36A w/ Gamut guard
REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM X-9, 9-speed, mid cage
FORK RockShox Domain 318 coil spring. 160mm, adj comp and reb, 1 1/8 to 1.5"" tapered alloy steerer
REAR SHOCK Fox DHX 4.0 coil 7.875x2.25"", rebound adj. and ProPedal, S, 500, M: 550, L: 600 springs
FRONT HUB Specialized Hi-Lo disc, 20mm thru axle, 32h
REAR HUB Specialized bolt on, 135mm, hollow 10mm Cr-Mo axle w/ RD guard
INNER TUBES Specialized 26x2.3"", presta
SPOKES DT Swiss Champion 2.0mm stainless, black, brass nipples
FRONT TIRE Specialized Clutch SX 26x2.3"", 60 TPI, aramid bead, cap ply, soft dual compound
RIMS Custom DT Swiss F550, 30mm, 32h
REAR TIRE Specialized Clutch SX 26x2.3"", 60 TPI, aramid bead, cap ply, soft dual compound
SADDLE Specialized Enduro, 8mm Cr-Mo rails, SL foam
SEATPOST 6061 alloy, black, 30.9 x 300mm
STEM Specialized Aggro stem, 35mm extension, OS 31.8, 4-bolt, forged
HANDLEBARS Specialized Enduro mid rise bar, 6066 alloy, 31.8mm, 6 degree up, 9 degree backsweep, 660mm wide
GRIPS Specialized thin lock on grip, alloy bar ends
FRONT BRAKE Custom Avid Elixir R, hydraulic disc, reach adjust, metallic pads, 203mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS Custom Avid Elixir R Hydraulic, tool-less adj. reach
REAR BRAKE Custom Avid Elixir R, hydraulic disc, reach adjust, metallic pads, 185mm rotor
PEDALS Specialized Lo-Pro alloy
HEADSET 1-1/8"" to 1.5"" Threadless, alloy, cartridge bearing
SEAT BINDER 7050 hard annodized alloy collar w/ QR, 34.9mm clamp ID, black
FRAME SX Trail M5 Manipulated Alloy frame, ORE TT/DT, forged HT, low center of gravity design, full cartridge bearing pivots, ISCG mount, replaceable derailleur hanger, derailleur guard, 170mm travel


Geometry Chart

- Geometry

  S M L
Crank Length 170mm 170mm 170mm
Stem Length 35mm 35mm 35mm
Seatpost Length 330mm 330mm 330mm
Handlebar Width 660mm 660mm 660mm
Chainstay Length 419mm 419mm 419mm
Top Tube Length (Actual) 532mm 553mm 581mm
Top Tube Length (Horizontal) 574mm 592mm 615mm
Head Tube Angle - Low Setting 66° 66° 66°
Standover Height 700mm 699mm 735mm
Head Tube Height 120mm 120mm 120mm
Wheel Base 1149mm 1167mm 1190mm
Seat Tube Angle (Actual) - Low Setting 70.5° 70.5° 70.5°
Seat Tube Angle (Effective) - Low Setting 74.5° 74.5° 74.5°
Seat Tube Length - Center to Top 394mm 419mm 470mm
Bottom Bracket Height - Low Setting 356mm 356mm 356mm