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Specialized Crave Expert 29

Specialized Crave 2016

Cross Country

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At a glance

The 2016 Specialized Crave Expert 29 is an Cross Country Aluminium / Alloy mountain bike. It sports 29" wheels, has RockShox suspension and a Shimano drivetrain. The bike is part of Specialized's Crave range of mountain bikes.

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  • Frame
    Specialized M4 Premium Aluminum, XC 29 Geometry, fully-butted w/ smooth welds, tapered head tube, tapered seat tube, forged post-mount 160mm disc dropouts, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger
  • Fork
    RockShox Reba, RockShox Reba RL 29, Solo Air spring, S: 80mm travel, M/L/XL: 100mm travel, TurnKey damping w/ OneLoc remote lockout, external rebound adjust, tapered alloy steerer, 32mm alloy stanchions, disc mount
  • Hubs
    Specialized Stout XC Pro, Hi Lo disc, alloy, sealed cartridge bearings, QR, 28h
  • Wheels
    Specialized Stout XC Pro 29, disc, alloy, double-wall, sleeve joint, 26mm inner width, tubeless ready, 24/28h
  • Wheel Size
  • Spokes
    Stainless, 14g, black
  • Tires
    Specialized Ground Control, 60TPI, 2Bliss Ready, folding bead, 29x2.1""
  • Chain
    KMC, KMC X10L, 10-speed, w/ reusable MissingLink
  • Crank
    Race Face, Race Face Æffect, BSA BB, 24mm spindle, 30T direct mount ring
  • Bottom Bracket
    Race Face BSA, for 2 pc. 73mm shell
  • Rear Derailleur
    Shimano XT, Shimano XT Shadow Plus, 10-speed, SGS cage
  • Shifters
    Shimano Deore, Shimano Deore RapidFire Plus, SL type, 10-speed, I-spec
  • Brakeset
    Shimano Deore, Shimano Deore, hydraulic disc, dual piston, resin pads
  • Handlebar
    Specialized Stout XC, flat bar, double-butted 6061 alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 4-degree upsweep, 31.8mm
  • Saddle
    Body Geometry Henge, thin padding, steel rails, 143mm
  • Seatpost
    Alloy, 2-bolt, 12.5mm offset, 27.2mm, anti-corrosion hardware
  • Stem
    Specialized Stout XC, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise, anti-corrosion hardware
  • Grips
    Specialized Sip Grip, light lock-on, half-waffle, S/M: regular thickness, L/XL: XL thickness
  • Headset
    1-1/8"" upper, 1-1/2"" lower, threadless, Campy style, cartridge bearings


Q: Where to buy a 2016 Specialized Crave Expert 29?

The 2016 Specialized Crave Expert 29 may be purchased directly from Specialized.

Q: What size wheels does the 2016 Specialized Crave Expert 29 have?

The 2016 Specialized Crave Expert 29 has 29" wheels.

Q: What size 2016 Specialized Crave Expert 29 should I get?

After measuring your height, use the size chart below to find the typical Specialized Crave Expert 29 size for your height. Remember that these sizes are a general guide and bike sizes can vary between riders and bikes. The best way to find your size is to go for a test ride.

Rider Height (cm)Rider Height (in)Frame Size
148cm - 158cm4'10" - 5'2"XS
158cm - 168cm5'2" - 5'6"S
168cm - 178cm5'6" - 5' 10"M
178cm - 185cm5'10" - 6'1"L
185cm - 193cm6'1" - 6'4"XL
193cm - 198cm6'4" - 6'6"XXL


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