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Fuse Expert 29

Fuse Expert 29

Description

The Fuse Expert 29 thriving on the kind of technical trails that make other hardtails cry. The top-shelf Fuse Expert 29 brings all of that to play with its light-yet-burly M4 aluminum chassis and a component package that takes a beating and comes back for more.

ROWDY BY DESIGN

The Fuse is loaded with smart touches. The wide-diameter down tube boosts stiffness. The low-slung top tube gives you the clearance to throw the bike around on tight trails. And while this Fuse's 29x2.6 tires give it a precise, nimble feel, the frame is also compatible with 27.5+ wheels and tires.

PERFECTLY DIALED

If you fail to nail the geometry, advanced materials and innovative designs still amount to nothing out on the trail. Fuse gets it right. The long reach gives you even weight distribution. The slack head angle lends confidence on sketchy descents. The steep seat angle makes quick work of steep climbs.

TAKES A BEATING

• 130-millimeters of plush suspension courtesy of a Fox Float 34 Rythm fork.

• Stout Trail SL wheelset is light yet fends off abuse.

• Shimano SLX 12-speed drivetrain gives you single-ring simplicity yet lets you tackle big climbs without coughing up a lung.

  • 130-millimeters of plush suspension courtesy of a Fox Float 34 Rythm fork.
  • Shimano SLX 12-speed drivetrain gives you single-ring simplicity yet lets you tackle big climbs without coughing up a lung.
  • Stout Trail SL wheelset is light yet fends off abuse.

Specifications

Frame Specialized M4 Premium Aluminum, 148mm thru-axle, adjustable dropout, SS compatible, tapered head tube, internal cable routing
Seat Binder Alloy, 38.6mm
Fork FOX FLOAT 34 Rhythm, GRIP damper, two position Sweep adjustment, 15x110mm Kabolt axle, 44mm offset, 130mm of travel
Handlebars Stout Riser, double-butted alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 5-degree upsweep, 15mm rise, 750mm / 780mm width, 31.8mm
Stem Stout 3D-forged alloy, 31.8mm, 6-degree rise
Saddle Bridge Comp, Hollow Cr-mo rails, 155/143mm
Seatpost TranzX dropper, 34.9mm, XS-S: 100mm, M: 120mm, L/XL: 150mm Travel
Grips Specialized Trail Grips
Front Brake Shimano Deore, M6100 4-piston , 180mm
Rear Brake Shimano Deore, M6100 4-piston , 160/180mm
Shift Levers Shimano SLX, M7100, 12spd
Rear Derailleur Shimano SLX M7100, SGS, 12-speed
Cassette Shimano SLX, CS-M7100, 12-speed, 10-51t
Crankset Shimano SLX, M7120 12spd
Chainrings 30T
Bottom Bracket Shimano, BB-MT800, Threaded
Chain Shimano SLX, M7100 w/Quicklink
Rims Alloy SL, disc only, double-wall, 29mm internal width, 28h, tubeless ready
Front Hub Shimano MT410-B, Centerlock 28h, 15x110 Boost
Rear Hub Shimano MT510-B, Centerlock 28h, 12x148 Boost, Microspline
Spokes Stainless, 14g
Front Tire Butcher, GRID, GRIPTON® compound, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.6"
Rear Tire Purgatory, GRID, GRIPTON® compound, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.6"
Inner Tubes Standard, Presta valve
Satin Brushed Alloy/Redwood $2,450

Geometry

XS S M L XL
Stack 625 625 625 639 652
Reach 400 420 440 460 480
Head-Tube Length 95 95 95 110 125
Head-Tube Angle 66.5 66.5 66.5 66.5 66.5
B-B Height 315 315 315 315 315
B-B Drop 60 60 60 60 60
Trail 113 113 113 113 113
Fork Length (full) 540 540 540 540 540
Fork Rake/Offset 46 46 46 46 46
Front-Center 698 718 738 764 790
Chain-Stay Length - short 420 420 420 420 420
Chain-Stay Length - long 435 435 435 435 435
Wheelbase 1122 1142 1162 1188 1214
Top-Tube Length (horizontal) 579 599 619 643 667
Bike Stand-Over Height 727 747 750 754 793
Seat-Tube Length 340 375 410 455 505
Seat-Tube Angle 74 74 74 74 74
Crank Length 170mm 170mm 170mm 170mm 175mm
Handlebar Width 750mm 750mm 780mm 780mm 780mm
Stem Length 45MM 45MM 45MM 45MM 45MM
Saddle Width 155mm 143mm 143mm 143mm 143mm
Seatpost Length 356mm 356mm 406mm 456mm 456mm