2019 Specialized
Chisel Expert

Chisel Expert - photo 1
Click any image to enlarge
ID Option Price Order
15866 Small - Gloss Story Grey/Rocket Red £1900.00 Order Now »
15867 Medium - Gloss Story Grey/Rocket Red £1900.00 Order Now »
15868 Large - Gloss Story Grey/Rocket Red £1900.00 Order Now »
15869 XLarge - Gloss Story Grey/Rocket Red £1900.00 Order Now »

Product Description

Often times, carbon gets all of the attention, but as our Senior Advanced R&D Engineer, Chuck Teixeira, says, "If you haven't ridden an aluminium bike lately, you haven't ridden an aluminium bike." And with its D'Aluisio Smartweld frame, the Chisel Expert with two-by gearing is no exception.
Traditional welding methods create frame joints by connecting tubes to cylinders, leaving the performance and security of the connection up to the skill of the welder. D'Aluisio (DSW), however, allows us to move the joint away from the area of the highest stress, making for a lighter frameset that's stiff, compliant, and incredibly strong—the optimal characteristics of a hardtail XC rig. So what does this mean for you? You'll be powering up climbs, shredding singletrack, and everything in between on a bike that has you questioning why alloy's gotten such a bad rap.
And to further improve this feel, the Chisel also features our XC geometry, which took our previous XC race geo and added some trail DNA to the mix. This equates to a longer top tube, a shortened head tube, and a slacked out front-end, the result of which is a tremendous increase in downhill stability, plus a wider range of fit. And just as importantly, this doesn't require any sacrifice of climbing proficiency.
The build on this Chisel features a SRAM NX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain, powerful SRAM Level TL hydraulic disc brakes, and 25-millimetre-wide alloy wheels that are optimized for weight and traction.

Product Specification

Frame :Specialized D'Aluisio Smartweld M5 Alloy, XC Geometry, internal cable routing, BSA BB, 12x148mm spacing, triangulated post-mount 160mm brake
Fork :RockShox Reba RL 29, Solo Air, 51mm offset, 15x110mm thru-axle (S: 90mm, M-XL: 100mm of travel)
Front Hub :Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 15x110mm thru-axle, 24h
Rear Hub :Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm thru-axle, 28h
Spokes :Stainless, 14g
Rims :Stout XC 29, 25mm internal width, disc-specific
Inner Tubes :Standard, Presta valve
Front Tyre :Fast Trak, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"
Rear Tyre :Fast Trak, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"
Crankset :Truvativ STYLO, DUB
Chain Rings :Steel, 32T
Bottom Bracket :SRAM DUB, threaded BB
Shift Levers :Sram NX Eagle, trigger, 12-speed
Front Derailleur :SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
Rear Derailleur :SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed, 11-50t
Cassette :SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
Chain :SRAM Level TL, hydraulic disc
Front Brake :SRAM Level TL, hydraulic disc
Rear Brake :Specialized Alloy Minirise, 10mm rise, 750mm, 31.8mm clamp
Handlebars :Specialized Sip Grip, half-waffle, S/M: regular thickness, L/XL: XL thickness
Grips :Specialized XC, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise
Stem :Body Geometry Phenom Comp, Adaptive Edge design, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
Saddle :Specialized, alloy, single-bolt, 27.2mm
Seatpost :Alloy, 30.8mm
Seat Binder :Specialized Dirt
Pedals:

Like this product? Please share it with others...

Bike Biz Top 20 Independent Bike Dealer
Testimonials - Click here to find out what our customers have to say about our service
Explore inside our shop with an interactive virtual tour
Click here to see all our best deals on bikes, forks and accessories
Get a TAX FREE bike for work with Cycle Scheme
Bike Servicing. Professional workshop for  all your servicing and maintenance needs
Spanish and French speaking staff available. Nous Parlons Français Hablamos Español
Demo Bikes. Test ride your dream bike today
Recently Viewed
  1. Specialized Chisel Expert
NEWSLETTERS - Keep up-to-date with our latest offers!