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make / manufacturer: Specialized
model name / number: Pitch Sport Large

Selling my 2017 Specialized Pitch Sport. Size L. I've had it since 2016 and purchased a different bike in 2017. Since then, I haven't ridden it very much and want space for a project bike.

This bike is a lot of fun for tearing up XC type trails and can hold it's own when the trail gets rough. I've ridden this thing all over the south bay area, it will easily climb and descent everything from Jones, Limekiln/Priest Rock, Mt. Umunhum, Saratoga Gap, Long Ridge Loop, and everything in between. The 3x8 drivetrain is great for flying down pavement & gives you a much higher top-end than my 2x11 or 1x11 set-ups.

It's got a lot of upgrades that really help it descend with a lot more confidence than a budget XC-oriented bike should have. That includes a rockshox recon air fork instead of the really crappy and heavy Suntour XCM fork, 180mm discs, a dropper post (not in the photo), shorter stem and a riser bar to help the bike feel more stable on descents.

I can include the stock hardware on request.

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/pitch-sport-650b/p/118356

CHAIN KMC X8, 8-speed w/reusable MissingLink
BOTTOM BRACKET Square taper, 73mm, internal bearings
CRANKSET Stout, forged alloy construction - Switched to Shimano M361
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Altus, 34.9mm clamp, down-swing
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Altus, 8-speed
CASSETTE Sunrace, 8-speed, 11-34t
CHAINRINGS 44/32/22T
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Alivio, Shadow design, SGS cage
FORK SR Suntour XCM 650b, coil spring, custom Multi-Circuit Damping, 80/100mm of travel (size specific) - Upgraded to Recon RL Silver (Solo Air damper), 100mm travel
SADDLE Body Geometry mountain, steel rails, 143mm
SEATPOST Alloy, 12mm offset, 2-bolt clamp, 30.9mm - upgraded to DNM dropper post
STEM Stout 3D-forged alloy, 31.8mm, 6-degree rise - switched to Ritchey 30-degree 60mm stem
HANDLEBARS Stout bar, 15mm rise, 9-degree backsweep, 5-degree upsweep, 720mm width, 31.8mm - switched to Answer Protaper 720mm bars
GRIPS Specialized MTB Grip, lock-on - Brand new ODI Rogue grips (never used)
FRONT HUB Shimano Center Lock, disc, 9x100mm QR, 32h
REAR HUB Shimano Center Lock, disc, 10x135mm QR, 32h
SPOKES Stainless, 14g
RIMS Stout 650b, alloy, disc only, double-wall, 25mm inner width, 32h
FRONT TIRE Ground Control Sport, 650bx2.1"", 60TPI, wire bead, Flak Jacket protection - switched to Specialized Purgatory 2.3"
REAR TIRE Ground Control Sport, 650bx2.1"", 60TPI, wire bead, Flak Jacket protection - switched to Michelin Wild Race'R 2.3"
FRONT BRAKE Shimano BR-M315, hydraulic disc, resin pads - upgraded to 180mm rotor
REAR BRAKE Shimano BR-M315, hydraulic disc, resin pads, 160mm rotor - upgraded to 180mm rotor
PEDALS Specialized Dirt - upgraded to DMR V8 pedals (crap but better than stock plastic platforms)
SEAT BINDER Alloy, QR clamp, 31.8mm
FRAME Specialized A1 Premium Aluminum, Sport Trail 650b Geometry, butted tube sets, externally relieved head tube, forged dropouts, reinforced disc mount, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger
  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

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