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Specialized Chisel

Specialized Chisel
  • Color: Gloss Maroon/White
  • Color: Gloss Dove Grey/Ashen Grey
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Wheel Size: 29-inch
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The Lightest, Fastest Alloy Full Suspension Bike in the World. 18.4% lighter than the closest competitor and sharing geometry and kinematics from our World Cup ready Epic 8 mountain bike, the all-new Chisel delivers performance you can feel—whether you’re racing “between the tape” or ripping solo hot laps on local trails.

SPEED METAL: Thanks to D’Aluisio Smartweld, the Chisel boasts the lightest aluminum XC frameset in its class. Each highly-manipulated frame tube features continuously-varied wall thicknesses and shaping that deliver stiffness where you need it - for efficiency - and ride-smoothing compliance where you want it - for comfort and optimal control.

UNMATCHED CAPABILITY: With 110mm of Ride Dynamics tuned suspension, the high performance pedigree of Chisel can be traced directly to the Epic 8, our World Cup race machine. DNA from the Epic 8’s advanced suspension kinematics, Ride Dynamics tuned suspension, and progressive geometry honed on technical World Cup courses can all be found in the Chisel, making it more than capable of handling varied terrain with confidence and speed.

INCREDIBLE EFFICIENCY: Chisel is the most efficient pedaling bike in its class, thanks to the utilization of geometry and kinematics that went into our World Cup racing Epic 8 platform. The steep seat tube positions the rider in the optimal pedaling position. Honed anti-squat reduces pedal-bob. Put it together and Chisel translates every watt applied to the pedals into maximum forward motion.

SMOOTHER IS FASTER: We engineered a flex stay rear end for class-leading suspension performance, while eliminating the extra weight and maintenance associated with pivots required in a traditional design. More common on carbon bikes, extensive field and lab testing prove that Chisel has achieved the impossible—the efficiency, control, and light-weight of a flex stay design, in advanced alloy.

HYDROFORMED ALLOY: Chisel shaves extra material and weight with a one-piece hydroformed seat tube that integrates the seat tube pivot, main pivot, and BB shell. On a more traditional bike, the seat tube is typically just a "tube" with pivots and BB shell welded on.

- Frame - D’Alusio Smartweld, Flip chip geo adjust.
- Suspension up front comes courtesy of RockShox's Recon 120mm fork, featuring their Motion Control Damper
- Ride Dynamics Tuned X-Fusion rear shock
- TranzX dropper post offers infinitely adjustable travel via it's slick shifter-stye remote lever for hassle-free operation when things get dicey.
- SRAM NX Eagle 12 speed drivetrain

Frame SizeX-SmallSmallMediumLargeX-Large
Stack (mm)602.3 593606620629
Reach (mm)390 415445470495
Headtube Length (mm)95 95110125135
Head Tube Angle (low)66.5° 66.5°66.5°66.5°66.5°
BB Height (low) (mm)326 336336336336
BB Height (high) (mm)332 342342342342
BB Drop (low) (mm)46 36363636
Trail (mm)113 113113113113
Fork Length, Full (mm)530 530530530530
Fork Rake/Offset (mm)44 44444444
Front Center (mm)682 706742773802
Chainstay Length (mm)437 437437437437
Wheelbase (mm)1115 1141117712081237
Bike Standover Height (mm)756 777777787790
Seat Tube Length (mm)375 392410450500
Seat Tube Angle75.5° 75.5°75.5°75.5°75.5°
Top Tube Length, Horizontal (mm)527 565602634664
Crank Length (mm)165 170170175175
Handlebar Width (mm)760 760760760760
Stem Length (mm)60 60606060
Saddle Width (mm)155 155143143143
Seatpost Length (mm)357 412412459459


Pedals Sold Separately
Fork Rockshox Recon Silver RL, 120mm travel, Motion Control damper, 42mm offset, Maxle Stealth, 15x110 thru-axle
Hubs Front: Specialized alloy front hub, disc, sealed cardridge bearings, 6-bolt, 15x110mm thru-axle, 28h
Rear: Specialized alloy, disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 6-bolt, 12x148mm thru-axle, 28h
Rims Specialized Alloy, Tubeless ready, 27mm inner width, disc, 28h
Stem Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise
Chain SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed
Frame Specialized D'Aluisio Smartweld M5 Alloy, Hydroformed tubes, Progressive XC Geometry, 110mm travel, internal cable routing, BSA BB, 12x148mm spacing, 30.9mm Dropper post compatible
Tires Front: Specialized Ground Control, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35
Specialized Fast Trak, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35
Saddle Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails, 143/155mm
Spokes Stainless, 14g
Crankset SRAM SX Eagle, Powerspline, 32t chainring, 165/170/175mm
Seatpost TranzX Dropper Seatpost, 30.9mm, XS-SM: 100mm, M: 125mm, L-XL: 150mm
Shifters SRAM SX Eagle, trigger, 12-speed
Chainrings 32t
Handlebars Specialized Alloy, 20mm rise, 31.8mm, 760mm wide
Rear Shock X-Fusion PRO-02, 190x40mm, Ride Dynamics Tuned, Rebound adjust, Compression Adjust
Tape/Grips Specialized Trail Grips
Bottom Bracket SRAM Powerspline BSA
Rear Derailleur SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
Cassette/Freewheel SRAM PG-1210 Eagle 11-50t

* Subject to change without notice.