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2016

Specialized Pitch 650b

Specialized Pitch 2016

Street

At a glance

The 2016 Specialized Pitch 650b is an Street Aluminium / Alloy mountain bike. It has SR Suntour suspension and a Shimano drivetrain. The bike is part of Specialized's Pitch range of mountain bikes.

You’ve thought about it—probably even got out on the dirt or gravel a few times—and now’s the time to pull the trigger on a fully-fledged mountain bike. Well, you’re in the right place. The Pitch 650b features everything you need to start getting off the road and out on some trails. It features a light aluminium frame that’s equal parts performance-driven and durable, while all of the components have been mindfully selected for their capability and long term strength. And when you factor in a geometry that’s going to leave you feeling confident and ready to get after it, it’s safe to say that the Pitch 650b is the perfect starting point for your life of playing in the dirt

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Specifications

Frameset
  • Frame
    Specialized A1 Premium Aluminium, Sport Trail 650b Geometry, butted tube sets, externally relieved head tube, forged dropouts, reinforced disc mount, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger
  • Fork
    SR Suntour XCT 650b, coil/MCU spring, S: 80mm travel, M/L/XL: 100mm travel, preload adjust, 1-1/8"" steerer, alloy lowers, Hi-Ten 28mm stanchions, disc mount
Wheels
  • Hubs
    [F] Specialized Stout, Hi Lo disc, alloy, double-sealed, ground race, QR, 32h [R] Specialized Stout, Hi Lo disc, alloy, double-sealed, loose ball bearings, QR, 32h
  • Wheels
    650b, disc, alloy, double-wall, pin joint, 25mm inner width, 32h
  • Spokes
    Stainless, 14g
  • Tires
    [F] [R]
Drivetrain
  • Chain
    KMC X8, 8-speed w/reusable MissingLink
  • Crank
    Samox, forged alloy, 3 pc., 8-speed, 42/32/22T, w/ chainguard
  • Bottom Bracket
    Square taper, cartridge bearings
  • Front Derailleur
    Shimano Altus, high mount, bottom swing, dual pull
  • Rear Derailleur
    Shimano Altus, 8-speed
  • Shifters
    Shimano ST-EF51, w/ integrated brake lever
  • Cassette
    Sunrace, 8-speed, 11-34t
  • Pedals
    Plastic, 9/16"", w/ reflectors
Components
  • Brakeset
    [F] Tektro Aries, mechanical disc, organic pads, 160mm rotor  [R] Tektro Aries, mechanical disc, organic pads, 160mm rotor 
  • Handlebar
    Specialized Stout, double-butted 6061 alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 5-degree upsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm
  • Saddle
    Body Geometry mountain, steel rails, 143mm
  • Seatpost
    Alloy, 2-bolt, micro-adjust, 12.5mm offset, 30.9mm, anti-corrosion hardware
  • Stem
    Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise

FAQ

Q: What size 2016 Specialized Pitch 650b should I get?

After measuring your height, use the size chart below to find the typical Specialized Pitch 650b 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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