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'12 Specialized Crux Disc

Bike tags: 1x10 | 2012 | 56cm | aluminum | Braze-on | more tags >>
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Crux Disc Comp / 56cm / 2012

Whiskey carbon 44cm / S-W 110mm CLP

stock tapered full carbon / stock

DT 240s / Aerolite 2x / DT XR 400 / Tracer Pro

DT 240s RWS / Aerolite 3x / DT XR 400 / Tracer Pro

S-W road / OSBB cartridge

Romin Pro 155mm / Thompson

Eggbeater 3 / KMC X-10SL

SRAM Force / X-0 short cage / E*13 XCX-ST

Avid BB-7 road / XTR 160/140 / SRAM 900 left lever

38x11-36 / E*13 Guide Ring / Gore Ride-On / Lizard Skin bar tape / DT Prolock hex head nipples

Chopped up the chain-guide to fit it comfortably to the braze-on. Also used the 104 BCD spider on the road crankset. Weighs a solid 18.65 lbs.
I use it for everything, city-wide treks, day trips, commuting, brisk jaunts, singletrack, exploring, and so on.
It's a blast to climb with, and it feels pretty great to lay into corners or berms.

People who friended this bike Paulo C., deiseldog706, socal3rensho, campystamp, the fumingator


Just make so much sense for cross racing, are the spokes anything special?

DT Swiss

Aerolites are among the lightest options, close to the Sapim CX-Ray. They're a very thin bladed spoke, made of steel, but they don't require any hub slotting, which is nice. These are fun to build with (no wind-up) and quite a bit lighter, when you consider how many spokes are in a wheel. The aero factor isn't super noticeable, but these are very strong thanks to the increased elasticity. Also, and perhaps most importantly, they are red.

The nipples make more of a difference to me than the spokes! Hex head nipples and other similar designs make the build go much smoother.


Im considering a similar drivetrain setup when cross season roles around again. Looks like a sweet ride.

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