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Ex Demo: 2018 Specialized CruX Elite X1 Cyclocross Bike 56cm Acid Pink

£1,999.00  £3,000.00  33% off
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Ex Demo: 2018 Specialized CruX Elite X1 Cyclocross Bike 56cm Acid Pink Information

Season : 2018

Brand : Specialized

Code : 91418-4056-Demo 2

Designed to deliver the highest performance, capability and stopability in cyclocross, the CruX Elite X1 is the warrior of the trails.

It's no secret that 'cross doesn't play favourites out on the course - only the strong survive. When it comes to bikes, this is especially true. That's why the CruX Elite X1 was built to deliver a no-nonsense approach to the discipline of cyclocross. Beginning with the frame, Rider-First Engineered™ technology was implemented that was first introduced on Specialized Tarmacs. Using size-specific tubes and layups, this technology allows the CruX to feature the same ride characteristics across every size in the range. Not only this, but it also significantly dropped the frame weight, so the CruX now comes in at a scant 900 grams for a 56cm - over 400 grams lighter than the previous frameset.

A light and stiff frame, alone, isn’t useful in a 'cross race if it isn’t compliant, however, which is why the new CruX also combines stiffness and compliance in all the right places. To assist with the latter, the seat collar was lowered by two centimetres for a more exposed seatpost and, therefore, cushioned for big hits. Specialized also know that cyclocross races are often won in the corners and over the barriers, which is why the CruX geometry takes this into account. The top tube has been designed for easy shouldering when you're hopping off to clear barriers, as it features a large opening to the front triangle and a flat bottom. For stability in the corners and on off-camber sections, the geometry has a low bottom bracket and a sharp front end. This combination also helps to initiate corners, regardless of the terrain. With maximum mud shedding ability in mind, eight millimetres of clearance was added on all sides of a 33mm tyre, providing plenty of clearance for muddy conditions. It's awesome to have a light bike, after all, but frame weight becomes irrelevant when it’s covered in 10 pounds of mud. The CruX Elite X1 comes equipped with a spec that lets you stay focused on the race - a SRAM Rival 1 hydraulic disc groupset, lightweight and durable Roval SLX 24 clincher disc wheels, and 2Bliss Ready tyres.

  • A FACT 11r carbon frame features a race-ready 'cross geometry, and comes equipped with thru-axles, 142mm rear spacing, and takes advantage of Specialized's highest quality carbon production methods in order to create a bike that's as responsive as it is lightweight.
  • The internally routed S-Works FACT carbon disc fork features a thru-axle design that increases steering response and rider input for the tight turns and the all-out efforts 'cross demands.
  • SRAM Rival shift levers deliver reliable shifting in nasty conditions, which is furthered by a one-by shift setup that makes dropping chains on the course a thing of the past. Say goodbye to front derailleurs and hello to hassle-free racing.
Technical Information

FRAME // FACT 11r carbon, Rider-First Engineered™, 1-3/8" lower bearing, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat mount disc, OSBB

FORK // S-Works FACT 11r carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle

FRONT WHEEL // Roval SLX 24 Disc, sealed cartridge hubs, DT Swiss Competition spokes, 24h

REAR WHEEL // Roval SLX 24 Disc, sealed cartridge hubs, DT Swiss Competition spokes, 24h

INNER TUBES // 700x28/38mm, 48mm Presta valve w/ extender

FRONT TYRE // Terra Pro, 2Bliss Ready, 700x33mm

REAR TYRE // Terra Pro, 2Bliss Ready, 700x33mm

CRANKSET // SRAM Rival 1

CHAINRINGS // Alloy, 40T

BOTTOM BRACKET // SRAM BB30, 68mm, no spacer

SHIFT LEVERS // SRAM Rival 1, 11-speed

REAR DERAILLEUR // SRAM Rival 1, mid cage

CASSETTE // SRAM PG-1130, 11-32t

CHAIN // SRAM PC-1130, w/ PowerLink

FRONT BRAKE // SRAM Rival 1, hydraulic disc

REAR BRAKE // SRAM Rival 1, hydraulic disc

HANDLEBARS // Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp

TAPE // Specialized CX Pro Gel

STEM // Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise

SADDLE // Body Geometry Phenom Comp, Adaptive Edge design, Hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm

SEATPOST // Alloy, 2-bolt clamp

PEDALS // Nylon, 105x78x28mm, loose balls w/ reflectors

Sizing Information
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