Take a look at the world's strongest man, and you're not going to find some chiseled Adonis. You're going to find someone who has more volume. The Mountain, anyone? Behind the "extra" surface area, though, there's a man that can dominate a caber toss and run down the tarmac with a plane in tow. Mathematically, it could be broken down as more volume + versatility = dominance, and that's exactly what's at play with the Fuse Comp.
These bigger tires put out more traction, more floatation, and better handling without sacrificing anything to efficiency on climbs. And with this model, we spec'd it with a no-nonsense build that's handpicked to get the job done. Components like a dropper post and a buttery-smooth, 120mm RockShox Recon RL fork ensure that, no matter how rugged, technical, or hair-raising that job might be, the Fuse can handle it with ease.
- M4 Aluminum with Smooth Welds proved to be the right material for the job, allowing a lightweight, durable frame with a low and slack geometry that's equal parts snappy and efficient on climbs and descents. It also allowed us to incorporate our exclusive Diamond Stay that accommodates the 27.5+ wheels & tires without compromising on our hallmark short chainstays.
- A RockShox Recon RL fork handles suspension duties up front with 120mm of plush travel, and the Motion Control damper makes sure you climb and descend with the utmost of efficiency.
- SRAM's 11-speed NX groupset features a wide gear range that delivers tons of climbing and descending efficiency.
|Frame||Specialized M4 Aluminum w/ Smooth Welds, tapered head tube and seat tube, forged post-mount 160mm disc, alloy replaceable derailleur hanger|
|Fork||RockShox Recon RL, Solo Air, Boost, 51mm offset, 120mm of travel|
Front: 15x110mm thru-axle
Rear: 12x148mm thru-axle
|Rims/Wheels||Stout Trail SL 27.5, 38mm internal width, tubeless ready, disc-specific|
|Hubs||Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 24h/28h|
|Tires||Purgatory, GRID casing, Gripton compound, 2Bliss Ready, 27.5 x 3.0"|
|Crankset||Stout Pro, direct-mount|
|Bottom Bracket||PF30 BB, 73mm shell|
|Chain||KMC X11, 11-speed w/ Missing Link|
|Rear Derailleur||SRAM NX, 11-speed|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||SRAM PG-1130, 11-speed, 11-42t|
|Shifters||SRAM NX, 11-speed|
|Handlebars||Stout Riser, double-butted alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 5-degree upsweep, 15mm rise, 750mm width, 31.8mm|
|Tape/Grips||Specialized Sip Grip, half-waffle, S/M: regular thickness, L/XL: XL thickness|
|Stem||Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise|
Front: SRAM Level, hydraulic disc, 200/180mm
Rear: SRAM Level, hydraulic disc, 180/160mm
|Saddle||Body Geometry Henge Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm|
|Seat Post||TransX dropper, 30.9mm, S: 120mm, M/XXL: 150mm Travel|
|Gloss Storm Grey/Rocket Red / Large||888818416974||96019-5004||FUS29990814L|
|Gloss Storm Grey/Rocket Red / X-Large||888818417216||96019-5005||FUS30535038L|
|Gloss Storm Grey/Rocket Red / XX-Large||888818415755||96019-5006||FUS31595691L|