2017 Sequoia Merz

2017 Sequoia Merz
Regular price $5,400.00

Jim Merz is a legendary frame builder, so it should stand to reason that any frame bearing his name has to be, well, legendary in its own right. Specialized was up to the challenge, but they thought it would just be easier to ask him to help us construct the Sequoia Merz Edition. Each bike will be hand-numbered and only produced one time. It features a Pro-level frameset in an Expert build.

  • The Sequoia is built from Premium Cr-Mo, size-specific tubing. This ensures that every frame is strong, light, and capable, while every frame size rides exactly as intended. This philosophy is furthered with Adventure Geometry that provides ample confidence over rough and smooth terrain, alike. And lastly, its equipped this frame with fender & rack mounts to make sure you'll be well equipped whenever adventure strikes.
  • A beefy FACT carbon fiber fork is sure to take the sting out of harsh roads. And when you're deep into said roads, you'll be thankful for the extra water bottle mount found on its fork leg.
  • Hand-built Adventure Gear Cruzero wheels are cased in 700x42mm 2Bliss Ready tires to be tough, strong, and fast rolling. It's the ideal wheelset for anyone looking to skip town at speed.

Specs

  • FRAME Heat-treated custom-butted Premium Cr-Mo & stainless steel size- specific tubing, internal light cable routing, Adventure Geometry, flat disc mount, fender/rack mounts, stainless steel drive-side chainstay
  • FORK Specialized FACT carbon, tapered, internal light cable routing, flat mount disc, water bottle/rack/fender mounts
  • FRONT WHEEL Specialized Adventure Gear Cruzero
  • REAR WHEEL Specialized Adventure Gear Cruzero
  • FRONT TYRE Specialized Adventure Gear Sawtooth, 2Bliss Ready, 700x42mm
  • REAR TYRE Specialized Adventure Gear Sawtooth, 2Bliss Ready, 700x42mm
  • CRANKSET SRAM Force Carbon X-SYNC w/ 42T
  • CHAINRINGS 42T
  • BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM GXP, 73mm
  • SHIFT LEVERS SRAM Force Hydraulic Disc
  • REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM Force 1, Type 2.1, long cage, 11-speed
  • CASSETTE Shimano Deore XT, 11-speed, 11-42t
  • CHAIN SRAM PCX1
  • FRONT BRAKE SRAM Rival 1, hydraulic disc, 160mm rotor
  • REAR BRAKE SRAM Rival 1, hydraulic disc, 160mm rotor
  • HANDLEBARS Specialized Adventure Gear Hover
  • STEM Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
  • SADDLE Body Geometry Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
  • SEATPOST Specialized CG-R, FACT carbon, single bolt, reflective, 27.2mm
  • SEAT BINDER Specialized, alloy, 29.8mm

Geometry

50 52 54 56 58 61
B-B Drop 70mm 70mm 67mm 66.5mm 65mm 65mm
B-B Height 289mm 289mm 292mm 292.5mm 294mm 294mm
Bike Stand-Over Height 736mm 750mm 772mm 791mm 812mm 832mm
Chain-Stay Length 435.7mm 435.7mm 435.2mm 435.1mm 434.9mm 434.9mm
Fork Length (full) 400mm 400mm 400mm 400mm 400mm 400mm
Fork Rake/Offset 50mm 50mm 50mm 50mm 50mm 50mm
Front-Center 595mm 606mm 611mm 626mm 637mm 644mm
Head-Tube Angle 70° 70.5° 71.5° 71.5° 72° 72.5°
Head-Tube Length 90mm 110mm 130mm 150mm 170mm 190mm
Reach 372.2mm 380.8mm 387.8mm 396.9mm 405.9mm 412mm
Seat-Tube Angle 75.5° 75.5° 74° 73.5° 73.3° 73°
Seat-Tube Length 440mm 460mm 480mm 500mm 520mm 540mm
Stack 525mm 546mm 566mm 584mm 604mm 625mm
Top-Tube Length (horizontal) 508mm 522mm 550mm 570mm 587mm 603mm
Trail 77mm 74mm 67mm 67mm 64mm 61mm
Wheelbase 1021mm 1032mm 1037mm 1053mm 1064mm 1071mm

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