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Specialized Crosstrail Disc
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Specialized

Crosstrail Disc
2013

Product Rating
 
5.0 stars
 (13 Reviews)
 

2013 Specialized Crosstrail Disc

If you like to mix it up on the road and on the trail, take a close look at Specialized's Crosstrail Disc. It eats up both dirt and pavement thanks to its great-handling Specialized A1 Premium aluminum frame, a bump-bustin' SR Suntour suspension fork and smooth-rolling 700c wheels. You'll also love the easy-pedaling Shimano 24-speed drivetrain and the superb all-weather stopping power of the Tektro disc brakes. And to make your rides even smoother, the Crosstrail boasts a comfy Specialized Body Geometry seat.

 
Specification Description
Frame Specialized A1 Premium aluminum
Fork SR Suntour NEXi, 60mm-travel
Rims/Wheels Aluminum
Hubs Aluminum
Spokes 14-gauge, stainless-steel
Tires Specialized Trigger Sport, 700 x 38c
Crankset SR Suntour XCT
Chainrings 48/38/28
Front Derailleur Shimano
Rear Derailleur Shimano Altus
Rear Cogs Shimano, 8-speed: 11-32
Shifters Shimano
Handlebars Specialized aluminum, riser
Tape/Grips Specialized Body Geometry XCT
Stem Aluminum
Brake Levers Tektro
Brakes Tektro Novela mechanical-disc
Pedals Composite platform
Saddle Specialized Body Geometry Targa Sport
Seatpost Aluminum

* Subject to change without notice.

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5.0 stars

(based on 13 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight  (12)
  • Durable  (10)
  • Great components  (7)
  • Handles well off-road  (7)
  • Versatile  (4)

Cons

  • Machine built wheels 
  • None 
  • Heavy 

Best Uses

  • Pavement  (7)
  • Off-road  (5)
  • Commuting  (4)
  • Mountain biking  (4)
  • Road biking  (4)

Reviewed by 13 customers

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5.0

Best bike I have ever had

By Wheel Crazy

from Cypresswood

About Me Avid Cyclist

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Versatile
  • Durable
  • FUN

Cons

  • Machine Built Wheels

Best Uses

  • Commuting/City
  • Mountain Biking
  • Road Biking
  • Neighborhood Errands

Comments:

I have put thousands of miles on my '12 Crosstrail Disc. It has been great. I have gone off road on non-technical trails, on gravel, pavement, curbs and grass. I recommend replacing the brake pads with organics.For a "entry level" priced bike, this one is great.

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5.0

Awesome bike

By edpdc

from Dallas, TX

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Handles Well Off-road
  • Lightweight
  • Durable
  • Great Components

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Commuting
    • Pavement

    Comments:

    So I've had this bike for 4 months and I love it. It's a perfect hybrid that give you the best of both worlds for a non-competitive cyclist. Taking it on the street and some minor off roading is what this bike is made for. Recently I took it on my first real off road test and did some serious riding with a group that all had nice mountain bikes ($1500 and up)and my bike performed very well. But I realized that my stock bike, especially the tires and wheels, was not made for real trails. I struggled because the tires could not grip and at times it made it difficult to keep up with the other riders. The suspension forks worked flawlessly and going over obsticales was no problem. The frame and gears were able to handle the abuse. Bottom line I recommend this bike for someone that is new to cycling and wants the best of both worlds for moderate street and off road fun.

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    5.0

    "Black Beauty in Blue Eyes.. Lovely.."

    By Meegs

    from Toronto, Canada

    About Me Commuter

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Great Components
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Commuting

      Comments:

      I am impressed on how this hybrid reacts on my needs.. Three hours of excellent performance in speed, durability, and precise gear shifting even in the toughest hill.. This is truly a work of art.. XXL Cross Trail Disc

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      5.0

      More bang for your buck!

      By Red n Blue Observatory

      from Otwell, IN.

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Great Components
      • Smooth Ride
      • Lightweight
      • Handles Well Off-road
      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Commuting
        • Off-Road
        • Pavement

        Comments:

        The bike performs great with easy shifting,smooth pedaling,and very lightweight. Bought the same model (with the white color scheme) for my wife and she equally loves it. Both are medium frames and fit both of us with only lowering the seatpost height for her. I'm 5'9" and she's 5'6. After owning a MTB with caliper brakes we highly recommend getting a bike with disc brakes.

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        5.0

        Trek convert

        By ckbike

        from Melrose, MA

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Pavement
            • Off-Road

            Comments:

            I had always rode Trek bikes until trying this Specialized. The geometry is better suited to my frame and provides an overall better ride at a fantastic price!

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            5.0

            Love my ride!

            By TexAz

            from Austin, TX

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Handles Well Off-road
            • Durable
            • Great Components
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Off-Road
            • Pavement

            Comments:

            I have the 2011 model. I put about 120 miles or so per month on my Specialized Crosstrail, and I absolutely love it. I am a big guy (weighing in at a little over 300 pounds) and my bike has definitely helped me get into better shape. As a big guy, I wanted a bike that felt substantial under me. I like the mountain bike geometry paired with the 700c wheels and hybrid tires. I ride primarily on greenbelt trails that are either paved or crushed gravel. The bike handles well in both and I feel stable and balanced transitioning between the surfaces. I don't need aggressive tread, I don't intend to tackle any real mountain trails. It's fun to ride, and the guys at my LBS have taken great care of it on the maintenance side. The only thing I have upgraded on mine was the grips to an ergonomic grip.

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            5.0

            Love this bike!

            By Tonio

            from Toronto

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Great Brakes
            • Versatile
            • Durable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Biking
              • Commuting/City
              • Mountain Biking

              Comments:

              Bought this bike recently since I've always been a fan of Specialized products. I use it for exercise & riding around my area for fun. Two words: Love it! Great brakes in any kind of weather. Best hybrid bike on the market, imho.

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              5.0

              makes you ride like a pro

              By oldguy

              from houston texas

              About Me Commuter

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Durable
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Mountain Biking
                • Road Biking
                • Commuting/City

                Comments:

                Used for commuting everyday when the weather allows Is my main form of exercise Haven't been able to find a trainer I like For 29 inch tire. Also the disc brakes work great in the rainy weather Most attractive feature of this bicycle.

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                5.0

                First Take

                By Letz Rhyde

                from North Houston (Champions)

                About Me Avid Cyclist

                Pros

                • Upright Riding Position
                • Lightweight
                • Easy Solid Shifting
                • Great brakes
                • Handles Well Off-road
                • Great Components
                • Beautiful

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Commuting
                  • Pavement
                  • Off-Road

                  Comments:

                  I just bought this after extensive shopping and test driving. I have three other bikes: road, off-road and comfort. I have cycled for over 50 years and do my own maintenance. I have owned dozens of bikes. This one is best in the commuter class that I have owned. I am still infatuated, so I may add to this review later.

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                  5.0

                  Great bike

                  By Paul M

                  from Monument, Colorado

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Lightweight
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Road Biking

                  Comments:

                  Life is tough. When decisions are easy, life is less tough. Since you're reading this, you're trying to decide whether to buy this bike. I'll make this decision easy for you - go buy this bike. Don't shortchange yourself with a cheaper bike - there's reasons they're cheap, and none of those reasons are good reasons. Now log off, and get to [...] - they deserve your business.

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                  Black/Neon Blue/Charcoal / X-Large 82E4-7205
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