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2016

Specialized Fate Expert Carbon 29

Specialized Fuse 2016

Trail

At a glance

The 2016 Specialized Fate Expert Carbon 29 is an Trail Carbon mountain bike. It sports 29" wheels, has RockShox suspension and a SRAM drivetrain. The bike is part of Specialized's Fuse range of mountain bikes.

Who likes riding uphill? The Fate Expert Carbon does, and thanks to its lightweight frame, you will too. Built to climb and put the hurt on the field, this bike handles like a dream, tackling unpredictable terrain and gnarly trail features with gusto. With a race-ready spec, including the lightweight RockShox SID Brain fork and Roval Control Carbon wheelset, you’ll be racking up PRs left and right while enjoying the performance and nimble handling of this efficient XC machine.

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Specifications

Frameset
  • Frame
    FACT 8M carbon, Women's Competitive XC 29 Geometry, women's carbon layup, tapered head tube, carbon PF30 BB, internal cable routing, hollow carbon dropouts, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger
  • Fork
    RockShox SID Brain 29, Solo Air spring, 80mm travel, bottom-mount Brain fade adjust, rebound adjust, tapered alloy crown/steerer, 46mm offset, 15mm Maxle Stealth thru-axle
Wheels
  • Hubs
    Front: Roval Control Carbon, 15mm end caps
    Rear: Roval Control Carbon, SRAM XX1 XD driver body
  • Wheels
    Roval Control Carbon 29, carbon disc
  • Wheel Size
    29"
  • Spokes
    DT Swiss Revolution
  • Tires
    Front: S-Works Fast Trak, 120TPI, 2Bliss Ready, folding bead, 29x2.2""
    Rear: Specialized Fast Trak Control, 60TPI, 2Bliss Ready, folding bead, 29x2.0""
Drivetrain
  • Chain
    SRAM PC-X1, 11-speed
  • Crank
    Custom SRAM S-2200, carbon, PF30 spindle, 30T, 94mm BCD spider
  • Bottom Bracket
    SRAM PF30, OS press-in bearings
  • Rear Derailleur
    SRAM X01, 11-speed, carbon cage
  • Shifters
    SRAM X1, 11-speed, trigger
  • Cassette
    SRAM XG-1180, 11-speed, 10-42t
  • Pedals
    Resin Test Ride Pedals with toe clips, CEN std.
Components
  • Brakeset
    Front: Shimano Deore XT, Ice-Tech metallic pads
    Rear: Shimano Deore XT, Ice-Tech metallic pads
  • Handlebar
    Specialized, flat bar, 8-degree backsweep, 31.8mm
  • Saddle
    Body Geometry Women's Myth Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 155mm
  • Seatpost
    Specialized, alloy, single bolt, 27.2mm
  • Stem
    Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise

FAQ

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

The 2016 Specialized Fate Expert Carbon 29 has 29" wheels.

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

After measuring your height, use the size chart below to find the typical Specialized Fate Expert Carbon 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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