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Specialized Enduro Elite 650b

Specialized Enduro 2018

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Enduro Trail

At a glance

The 2018 Specialized Enduro Elite 650b is a Enduro and Trail Carbon mountain bike. It sports 27.5" wheels, is priced at $6,600 AUD and a SRAM drivetrain. The bike is part of Specialized's Enduro range of mountain bikes.

Ok, we’ll admit. We’ve been geeking out over the Enduro Elite 650b for a while now. We know that we made it and everything, but still, its design just kind of rules. We gave it a geometry features a slacker front end, a longer top tube, short chainstays, and a lower bottom bracket. All of this together makes the bike truly feel glued to the ground, and the platform is more responsive and capable then ever.

We even added some cool bits, like integrated storage with a SWAT™ Door at the down tube, and made old new again by making a triumphant return to a threaded bottom bracket. To keep the weight down, the frame is constructed with our legendary X-Wing layout with a FACT 9m carbon fibre chassis and M5 alloy rear end. And to ensure top-level performance on the descents, this material choice is greeted by 170mm of plush rear and 170mm front travel, plus a geometry that can be adjusted via a shock extension with a low/high setting. For the build, this Enduro is packed with drool-worthy gear, like SRAM one- by 11-speed shifting, powerful Code R brakes, hand-built Roval wheels, and a Öhlins RXF 36 fork up front. And handling suspension duties out back, meanwhile, is the talk of the town rear shock, the RockShox Monarch Plus with our Rx All Mountain Tune,

Where To Buy

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Specifications

Frameset
  • Frame
    FACT 9m carbon front chassis w/ Specialized M5 Aluminum rear end, X-Wing layout, All Mountain Geometry, SWAT™ Door integration, threaded BB, fully enclosed internal cable routing, ManFu link, oversized pivot bearings, alloy link and adjustable shock extension, 12x148mm dropouts, replaceable derailleur hanger, 170mm of travel
  • Fork
    Öhlins RXF 36, 27.5, Single-Tube design, air spring w/ adjustable 3rd chamber, adjustable low-speed compression, adjustable rebound, 15x110mm thru-axle, 46mm offset, 170mm of travel
  • Shock
    RockShox Monarch Plus w/ AUTOSAG, 3-position compression adjust, rebound adjust, custom tune, 57.1x215.9mm
Wheels
  • Hubs
    [F] Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 15x110mm spacing, 24h [R] DT Swiss 360, 3 Pawl Design, SRAM XD driver body, 12mm thru-axle, 148mm spacing, 28h
  • Wheels
    Roval Traverse 27.5, hookless alloy, 29mm inner width, 24/28h, tubeless ready
  • Wheel Size
    27.5"
  • Spokes
    DT Swiss Revolution
  • Tires
    [F] Butcher, GRID casing, Gripton compound, 2Bliss Ready, 27.5 x 2.6" [R] Butcher, GRID casing, Gripton compound, 2Bliss Ready, 27.5 x 2.6"
Drivetrain
  • Chain
    KMC X11, 11-speed w/ Missing Link™
  • Crank
    Race Face Aeffect alloy crank, 24mm spindle, 30t direct mount ring, 6000 series alloy
  • Bottom Bracket
    Threaded BB, 24mm spindle
  • Rear Derailleur
    SRAM GX, long cage, 11-speed
  • Shifters
    SRAM GX, trigger, 11-speed
  • Cassette
    SRAM XG 1150, 11-speed, 10-42t
  • Pedals
    Specialized Platform, Cr-Mo, 9/16" spindle
Components
  • Brakeset
    [F] SRAM Code R, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, metallic pads, 200mm rotor [R] SRAM Code R, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, metallic pads, 180mm rotor
  • Handlebar
    Specialized DH, 7050 alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 27mm rise, 800mm, 31.8mm clamp
  • Saddle
    Body Geometry Henge Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
  • Seatpost
    Command Post IRcc, 12-position micro-height adjustable, alien head design, bottom mount cable routing, remote adjust SRL lever, 30.9mm, S: 100mm, M/L/XL: 125mm of travel
  • Stem
    Specialized Trail, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise

FAQ

Q: How much is a 2018 Specialized Enduro Elite 650b?

A 2018 Specialized Enduro Elite 650b is typically priced around $6,600 AUD when new. Be sure to shop around for the best price, and also look to the used market for a great deal.

Q: What size wheels does the 2018 Specialized Enduro Elite 650b have?

The 2018 Specialized Enduro Elite 650b has 27.5" wheels.

Q: What size 2018 Specialized Enduro Elite 650b should I get?

After measuring your height, use the size chart below to find the typical Specialized Enduro Elite 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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