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Specialized Pitch Pro Bike

Average User Rating: (Spectacular)
Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

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    “Awesome (2011 version)”

    The Good: Climbs extremely well, Propedal works very efficiently with the FSR suspension, Decends incredibly, ISCG tabs, the fork can be internally lowered to 140 or 130. Has cable guides for a dropper post. The XL weighs in at 31.25lbs. Despite what I expected with white grips, they clean very well.

    The Bad: Not really much, comes with X5 shifters which I promptly replaced with some X7's, but only because I had some extras. I'm sure the X.5s would've handled fine

    Overall Review: Climbs well. This is the most underrated bike out there. I'd put this up against any 3-4 grand bike any day. Since my riding style caters more to the downhills, The 90mm stem was a bit awkward when I wanted to manual or jump so I put a 40mm on it and now it's perfect. Upgrades so far: X7 shifters 40mm Hussefelt Stem Funn Fatboy Bar (same dimensions as the Specialized one, but it's stronger and lighter despite it being a freeride bar)
    Vital MTB Retail Partners:
    Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

    Specifications

    Model Year
    Riding Type Cross-Country, Trail
    Sizes and Geometry

    S, M, L, XL View Geometry

    Size S M L XL
    Top Tube Length 553mm 574mm 606mm 632mm
    Head Tube Angle 67-deg 67-deg 67-deg 67-deg
    Head Tube Length 102mm 108mm 128mm 150mm
    Seat Tube Angle 73-deg 73-deg 73-deg 73-deg
    Seat Tube Length 420mm 444mm 484mm 535mm
    Bottom Bracket Height 345mm 345mm 345mm 345mm
    Chainstay Length 423mm 423mm 423mm 423mm
    Wheelbase 1138mm 1159mm 1196mm 1223mm
    Standover 740mm 752mm 759mm 765mm
    Reach 428mm 446mm 475mm 495mm
    Stack 575mm 581mm 600mm 620mm
    Frame Material M4 alloy, double ORE down tube, DMD front derailleur mount, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, bolt on cable guides, replaceable hanger, 150mm travel
    Rear Travel 150mm travel
    Rear Shock Fox RP2, 2 position shock with ProPedal, rebound adj., 7.875x2.25-in
    Fork Custom RockShox Sektor RL, Motion Control damper, Solo Air, alloy steerer, reb adj., 20mm Maxle Lite axle, 150mm travel
    Fork Travel 150mm travel
    Head Tube Diameter 1-1/8 to 1.5-in
    Headset 1 1/8-in threadless, loose ball
    Handlebar Specialized All-Mountain low-rise, 6061 butted alloy, 720mm wide, 8 degree back sweep, 6 degree up, 31.8mm
    Stem Specialized XC, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 31.8mm clamp, adjustable rise
    Grips Specialized lock-on, S/M: Grappler, Other: Rocca
    Brakes F: Custom Avid Elixir 5 R SL, hydraulic disc, tool-less reach adj., alloy backed organic pads, G3 Clean Sweep rotor, 203mm. R: Custom Avid Elixir 5 R SL, hydraulic disc, tool-less reach adj., alloy backed organic pads, G3 Clean Sweep rotor, 185mm
    Brake Levers Avid Elixir 5 hydraulic, tool-less reach adj.
    Shifters SRAM X.5, 9-speed, trigger
    Front Derailleur Shimano FD-M660-E SLX, double specific E-type for DMD, top swing, bottom pull
    Rear Derailleur SRAM X.9, 9-speed, mid cage
    ISCG Tabs none
    Chainguide
    Cranks Truvativ GXP2 2.1, 2-piece crank set, outboard bearing, S: 170mm, M/L: 175mm
    Chainrings 36A x 24A, 4-bolt, 104/64mm
    Bottom Bracket SRAM GXP, outboard bearing
    Pedals Resin Test Ride Pedals with toe clips, CEN std.
    Chain KMC X9, 9-speed, w/ reuseable Missing Link
    Cassette Shimano HG30, 9-speed, 11-34t
    Rims Pitch disc-specific, pin joint, eyelets, 26mm, 32h
    Hubs F: Specialized Hi Lo disc, laser-etched logo, sealed cartridge bearing, 20mm thru-axle, 32h. R: Specialized Hi Lo disc, laser-etched logo, double sealed cartridge bearing, QR, 32h
    Spokes 1.8mm (15g) stainless
    Tires F: Specialized Eskar Control, 60 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual compound, 26x2.3-in. R: Specialized Eskar Control, 60 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual compound, 26x2.3-in
    Saddle Specialized BG Enduro, 7mm steel rails
    Seatpost 6061 alloy, 2-bolt micro adjust, setback head, 30.9mm, S/M:350mm, others:400mm
    Seat Post Diameter 30.9mm
    Seatpost Clamp 34.9mm clamp ID, 7050 hard annodized alloy collar w/ QR, black
    Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 10x135mm
    Max. Tire Size
    Bottle Cage Mounts Yes
    Colors Black/Green
    Warranty Limited lifetime
    Weight

    N/A

    Miscellaneous Protective clear coat, derailleur hanger, reflectors, owners manual
    Price $2400.00
    More Info Specialized website
    Vital MTB Retail Partners:
    Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry