Specialized Carve: Ned Overend Edition

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Words by Hugh Hadgraft | Images by Specialized

 

Limited edition: Specialized will make just 150 of the bikes.

Fully butted, smooth-welded M4SL alloy frame is superlight, stiff and efficient, with 29er XC geometry, integrated headset, tapered head tube for front-end stiffness, plus bridge-less seatstays for compliance over bumps

RockShox Sid 29 Brain fork, Solo Air spring, Brain Fade and rebound adjust, provides premium XC suspension performance

Roval Control Carbon 29 wheelset is built for increased stiffness with durable alloy hubs, oversized 28mm end caps, and DT Swiss Super Comp spokes, gives riders more control to power over demanding terrain

S-Works Fast Trak 29 2.0″, 2Bliss ready front tyre features dual compound rubber delivering exceptional speed and traction, while minimising rotating weight

Custom SRAM carbon, single speed specific XC crankset with 32t chainring and 19t alloy cog is built for strong, yet lightweight performance

Custom Avid X0 World Cup hydraulic brakes with tool-less reach adjust plus alloy-backed, semi-metallic pads for sure-fire stopping and precise modulation

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