Specialized Pitch, 2016
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Specialized Pitch, 2016

Product Code 85516-7205
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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.

Key Features
  • The frame is constructed from lightweight A1 Premium Aluminium in order to provide a compliant, durable platform to support our acclaimed Sport Trail 650b Geometry. Combined, you get a bike that's extremely versatile, making it equally capable on the climbs and descents
  • With reliable traction, puncture-resistance, and sheer speed over the dirt, our 650bx2.1" Ground Control Sport tyres will keep you rolling with confidence over almost any terrain

Technical Specifications

Specialized A1 Premium Aluminum, Sport Trail 650b Geometry, butted tube sets, externally relieved head tube, forged dropouts, reinforced disc mount, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger
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
HEADSET 1-1/8" upper/lower, ZeroStack 44, steel cups, loose ball bearings
STEM Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise
HANDLEBARS Specialized Stout, double-butted 6061 alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 5-degree upsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm
Specialized Body Geometry XCT, Kraton w/ gel, lock-on, closed end
Tektro Aries, mechanical disc, organic pads
Tektro Aries, mechanical disc, organic pads
Shimano Altus, high mount, bottom swing, dual pull
Shimano Altus, 8-speed
Shimano ST-EF51, w/ integrated brake lever
CASSETTE Sunrace, 8-speed, 11-34t
KMC X8, 8-speed, w/ reusable MissingLink
Samox, forged alloy, 3 pc., 8-speed, 42/32/22T, w/ chainguard
BOTTOM BRACKET Square taper, cartridge bearings
PEDALS Plastic, 9/16", w/ reflectors
RIMS 650b, disc, alloy, double-wall, pin joint, 25mm inner width, 32h
FRONT HUB Specialized Stout, Hi Lo disc, alloy, double-sealed, ground race, QR, 32h
REAR HUB Specialized Stout, Hi Lo disc, alloy, double-sealed, loose ball bearings, QR, 32h
SPOKES Stainless, 14g
FRONT TYRE Specialized Ground Control Sport, 60TPI, wire bead, 650bx2.1"
REAR TYRE Specialized Ground Control Sport, 60TPI, wire bead, 650bx2.1"
INNER TUBES Standard, Schrader valve
SADDLE Body Geometry mountain, thick padding, steel rails, 143mm
SEATPOST Alloy, 2-bolt, micro-adjust, 12.5mm offset, 30.9mm, anti-corrosion hardware
SEAT BINDER Alloy, nylon/glass fiber washer, QR, 34.9mm


B-B Drop 48mm 48mm 48mm 48mm 48mm
B-B Height 301mm 301mm 301mm 301mm 301mm
Bike Stand-Over Height 694mm 733mm 780mm 792mm 835mm
Chain-Stay Length 425mm 425mm 425mm 425mm 425mm
Crank Length 170mm 170mm 175mm 175mm 175mm
Fork Length (full) 475mm 475mm 475mm 475mm 475mm
Fork Rake/Offset 42mm 42mm 42mm 42mm 42mm
Front-Center 605mm 626mm 645mm 664mm 690mm
Handlebar Width 700mm 700mm 720mm 720mm 720mm
Head-Tube Angle 70.5° 70.5° 70.5° 70.5° 70.5°
Head-Tube Length 100mm 100mm 100mm 100mm 120mm
Reach 370mm 391mm 410mm 429mm 449mm
Seat-Tube Angle 74° 74° 73° 73° 73°
Seat-Tube Length 330mm 394mm 444mm 460mm 510mm
Seatpost Length 300mm 350mm 350mm 400mm 400mm
Stack 580mm 580mm 580mm 580mm 599mm
Stem Length 60mm 60mm 70mm 80mm 90mm
Top-Tube Length (horizontal) 536mm 557mm 587mm 606mm 632mm
Trail 79mm 79mm 79mm 79mm 79mm
Wheelbase 1025mm 1046mm 1065mm 1084mm 1110mm

NOTE: Price applies to Online sales only, pricing may differ in our Retail store.
  • XL - Gloss Monster Green/Navy/White  $699.00 | In-store $775.00

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