The 2023 Specialized Enduro Comp Full Suspension Mountain Bike comes with 170-millimeters of the most capable downhill performance but also gains elevation with surprising ease. This bike can be used for enduro racing or fun days at the bike park. Full RockShox suspension, powerful disc brakes, and a robust alloy wheelset round it out.
If the Enduro looks like its sibling, the Demo, it’s because they share plenty of downhill DNA. A more-rearward axle path reduces wheel hang-up on big impacts. A low- and forward-positioned shock keeps it planted and confident-feeling at high speeds. And balanced chassis stiffness helps the front-end steer precisely and keeps the rear-end tracking like it’s on rails. Add it all up and you have a bike that laughs in the face of the steepest, rockiest trails. Stomp on the pedals and the new Enduro accelerates far quicker than you'd expect possible from a downhill bruiser. To start, we increased anti-squat, so the suspension better-resists pedal bob. Then, to further its efficiency, we re-directed the angle of the chainstay and upper shock linkages for a much more efficient design. The end result? Less bobbing, more speed.
Fast and fit aren't mutually exclusive, which is why the progressive geometry of the Enduro has been designed for going up and down. To start, seat tubes and stack heights don’t grow massively between sizes, meaning you can now pick a frame size based on both your height and your riding style. Pair this new sizing style with a slacker head angle, longer reach, and steeper seat tube across the line, and you’re left with a quicker and more capable steed, no matter the size.
The Enduro Expert comes with a full carbon frame, Rockshox shocks front and rear and SRAM GX Eagle, alloy tubeless ready wheels, SRAM Code RS brakes and a dropper post.
Enduro racers and bike park rippers who want a downhill focussed bike that can also climb when there's no uplift available.
Specialized have been making mountain bikes for nearly as long as there have been mountain bikes. Models like the Rockhopper and Stumpjumper have been staples of the range for decades with the technology being updated and refined every year. The 2022 Specialized mountain bike range has bikes for all kinds of mountain bikers with prices ranging from £500 to over £10,000.
All Specialized mountain bikes are ‘beyond gender’. Although they are technically unisex, Specialized tend to fit more female friendly saddles on the smaller size bikes and more male friendly saddles on the larger bikes. These can easily be swapped out to suit preferences.
Specialized is one of the best-known quality bike brands in the world. Started by a group of riders in 1974. A fact which has guided their decision making ever since.
" Made for riders, by riders."
They strove to make the best quality tires when quality tyres weren't around. When people wanted to ride cruisers in the dirt, they made the first production mountain bike. When roadies wanted to go faster, Specialized doubled down on carbon and built their own wind tunnel.
Bikes like the Allez, Rockhopper and Stumpjumper have developed followings and reputations of their own. Specialized has a reputation for making high-end, high-quality bikes. Specialized bikes always look great with high-quality paint and sensible sizing hel0s you get the right bike each time. If you buy a Specialized bike you can be guaranteed it will do what it is supposed to and will last.
Mountain biking is an incredibly diverse sport. Mountain bikes now come in three main flavours. They are XC, Trail and Enduro.
XC – short for cross country, are quick race bikes. They will normally have 29” wheels and come with 100mm of suspension. If you are mainly going to be riding bridleways and natural trails in the South East of England, where our shops are, an XC bike will be the quickest and most efficient option.
Trail – these bikes are designed to be pedalled up and down hill and for use on bridleways and natural trails, but also at dedicated trail centres. They normally come with 130mm or 140mm of suspension travel and can have either 27.5” or 29” wheels, but 29” is quickly becoming the norm. Trail bikes are good all-rounders. They won’t be as fast as an XC bike on the flat but they can handle a lot more challenging terrain, and a few jumps. If you plan on taking your bike to trail centres in Wales, or to the Alps, then a trail bike may be your best option.
Enduro – enduro racing is a thing in and of itself but many people buy enduro bikes for ‘aggressive’ trail riding and uplift days at places like Bike Park Wales. This generally means challenging downhill trails with some big jumps. With around 160mm of suspension travel enduro bikes can take some big hits. They are designed to be efficient enough to pedal up hills but really come into their own when pointed downhill. You get enduro bikes in either 27.5” or 29” wheel sizes as well as mullet setups of 29 at the front and 27.5 at the back.
Nearly all the mountain bikes we sell are now unisex. All of the big brands have gradually stopped doing dedicated men’s and women’s bikes over the last few years. Instead they are focussed on producing bikes in a bigger range of sizes. So, for instance, the Trek Marlin 5 is a unisex bike that now comes in sizes from XXS to XXL large. This means it will fit riders from 4’ 5” to 6’ 5” and everything in between.
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|Frame||FACT 11m carbon chassis and rear-end, 29 S-Sizing Enduro Race Geometry, SWATâ„¢ Door integration, threaded BB, internal cable routing, 12x148mm dropouts, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger, 170mm of travel|
|Rear Shock||RockShox Super Deluxe Coil Select Plus, Rx Trail Tune, 205x60, Trunnion|
|Fork||RockShox Zeb Select, Charger RC damper, 15x110mm, 44mm offset, 170mm of travel|
|Stem||Alloy Trail Stem, 35mm bar bore|
|Tape||Specialized Trail Grips|
|Handlebars||Specialized, 6061 alloy, 6-degree upsweep, 8-degree backsweep, 30mm rise, 780mm width|
|Saddle||Bridge Comp, Hollow Cr-mo rails, 155/143mm|
|Front Brake||SRAM Code RS, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, 220mm|
|Rear Brake||SRAM Code RS, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, 200mm|
|Rear Derailleur||SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed|
|Shift Levers||SRAM GX, trigger, 12-speed|
|Cassette||Sram XG-1275, 12-speed, 10-52t|
|Chain||SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed|
|Crankset||SRAM X1 6K Eagle, DUB, 170mm, 32T|
|Bottom Bracket||SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded|
|Rims||Specialized 29, hookless alloy, 30mm inner width, tubeless ready|
|Front Hub||Specialized alloy front hub disc, sealed cardridge bearings, 6-bolt, 15x110mm thru-axle, 28h|
|Rear Hub||Alloy, sealed cartridge bearings, 148mmx12mm thru-axle, 28h|
|Front Tire||Butcher, GRID TRAIL casing, GRIPTONÂ® T9 compound, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"|
|Spokes||DT Swiss Industry|
|Rear Tire||Butcher, GRID TRAIL casing, GRIPTONÂ® T9 compound, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"|
|Inner Tubes||Standard, Presta valve|
|SeatPost||X-Fusion Manic, infinite adjustable, two-bolt head, bottom mount cable routing, remote SRL LE lever, 34.9mm, S2-S3:150mm, S4-S5:170mm|
|Seat Binder||Alloy, 38.6mm|
|Colours||GLOSS DOVE GREY / SMOKE, SATIN BROWN TINT / HARVEST GOLD|
|Sizes||S2, S3, S4, S5|
|Barcodes||888818868506, 888818868520, 888818868612, 888818868636, 888818868643, 888818868650, 888818868698, 888818868834|
|SKUs / Part Numbers||93623-5002, 93623-5003, 93623-5004, 93623-5005, 93623-5102, 93623-5103, 93623-5104, 93623-5105|
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