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Specialized Pitch Pro Bike (discontinued)

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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)


Product Specialized Pitch Pro Bike
Model Year
Riding Type Cross-Country, Trail
Rider Unisex
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° 67° 67° 67°
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
Wheel Size
Frame Material Aluminum
Frame Material Details 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
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
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
Seatpost 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 $2,400
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