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Shiv Elite

Shiv Elite
Regular price $4,800.00
If you're looking for the perfect bike to tackle you first triathlon, or if you're just looking to set a new PR, the wind-cheating Shiv Elite needs to be your weapon of choice against the wind.

Its full FACT 10r carbon fiber frame was developed in our very own Win Tunnel, and it's not only been aerodynamically optimized for straight-line speed, but it also features airfoils that have been optimized to limit side force in crosswinds. A bike can only be as fast as its rider, though, which is why we also developed the Control Tower fit system that let's you optimize your stack and reach numbers in order to find your most comfortable and powerful position for your desired length.

Next up comes the Fuelselage Hydration System that houses a water bladder inside of the frame, making it virtually invisible to the wind. And to go along with your water, the Fuelcell fits plenty of food and even has room for a flat kit. The best part of the Fuelselage and Fuelcell combination is that, when packed correctly, it cleans up the frame and saves up to 75 seconds when compared to a taped-up system.

Finally, the Shiv Elite comes spec'd with a mix of Shimano 105 and Praxis components, and it's been topped off with durable, smooth-rolling DT R460 wheels. 

  • The FACT 10r carbon frame is lightweight and extremely responsive. It features crosswind-optimized airfoils for enhanced aerodynamic performance, while the Control Tower Fit System and Fuelselage Integrated Hydration System provide versatile fit options and nutrition integration.
  • FACT Aero carbon fork utilizes our most advanced carbon construction methods to provide precise steering and rider input, while also improving overall aerodynamics.

Specs

  • FRAME Specialized FACT 10r carbon, FACT IS construction, crosswind-optimized airfoils, 1-1/8" lower bearing, OSBB, Control Tower Fit System, Fuelselage Integrated Hydration System, 130mm spacing
  • FORK Specialized FACT carbon, full monocoque
  • FRONT WHEEL DT R460, sealed cartridge hubs, 14g spokes, 20h
  • REAR WHEEL DT R460, sealed cartridge hubs, 14g spokes, 24h
  • INNER TUBES Presta, 40mm valve
  • FRONT TYRE Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x24mm
  • REAR TYRE Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x24mm
  • CRANKSET Praxis Zayante, BB30
  • BOTTOM BRACKET Praxis, PF30
  • FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano 105
  • REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano 105, 11-speed
  • CASSETTE Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11-28t
  • CHAIN KMC X10 Extra Lightweight, 11-speed
  • FRONT BRAKE Shiv rim caliper
  • REAR BRAKE Shiv rim caliper
  • HANDLEBARS Specialized Shiv Aerobar, alloy
  • TAPE Specialized S-Wrap with gel
  • STEM Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise
  • SADDLE Sitero Comp, hollow Cro-Mo rail
  • SEATPOST Shiv, 12.5mm

Geometry

XS S M L XL
BB Drop 72mm 72mm 72mm 72mm 72mm
BB Height 258mm 258mm 258mm 258mm 258mm
Bike Standover Height 752mm 772mm 797mm 822mm 847mm
Chainstay Length 395mm 395mm 395mm 395mm 395mm
Crank Length 165mm 170mm 172.5mm 172.5mm 175mm
Fork Length, Full 367mm 367mm 367mm 367mm 367mm
Fork Rake/Offset 50mm 50mm 45mm 45mm 45mm
Front Center 574mm 590mm 609mm 632mm 659mm
Handlebar Width 410mm 410mm 410mm 410mm 410mm
Head Tube Angle 70.25° 71.5° 72° 72.5° 72.5°
Head Tube Length 99mm 115mm 139mm 163mm 189mm
Reach 365mm 385mm 405mm 425mm 445mm
Saddle Width
Seat Tube Angle 77° 77° 77° 77° 77°
Seat Tube Length 505mm 525mm 551mm 577mm 603mm
Seatpost Length 350mm 350mm 350mm 350mm 350mm
Stack 495mm 514mm 540mm 565mm 590mm
Stem Length 90mm 90mm 90mm 90mm 90mm
Top Tube Length, Horizontal 479mm 504mm 530mm 555mm 581mm
Trail 65mm 58mm 60mm 57mm 57mm
Wheelbase 958mm 974mm 993mm 1016mm 1044mm

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Why buy a Specialized?

The frame is the single most important factor in a bike's ride quality. While there are many other components involved, the frame is what ties it all together and ultimately determines how well a bike rides. Specialized makes the highest quality, most sorted frame on the market. The fit and finish is excellent and they ride amazing.

Why buy from us?

We're your local Christchurch bike shop. When you buy from us you get the best support, fast. You don't have to email customer service and hope for a response, just come in and see us. We keep a ton of parts in stock and have mechanics that are trained up on all the latest tech in a modern workshop.

Free General Service

Bikes need regular maintenance but we're here to help. To guarantee that your new bike stays running sweet, we offer a free General Service on all bikes that we sell. Worth $89, we'll do your first one for free at 6 months of ownership. Note that while the General Service labour is free, additional labour or parts cost extra. Bookings are required.

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Best Warranty

Specialized is confident with their quality and has one of the bike industry's best warranties out there. Frames and Roval wheels have a lifetime warranty and are transferrable to a subsequent owner, who then get 2 years from the original retail purchase date. We have very few come back with problems and the ones that do are sorted quickly.

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