The Crave has a new, lighter-weight frame and includes a Shimano drivetrain with hydraulic disc brakes for a great first race bike.
> New, fully butted, smooth-welded M4 Premium Aluminium frame is super-lightweight, stiff, and features XC 29er Geometry, integrated headset, tapered headtube for front-end stiffness, plus bridge-less seatstays for compliance over bumps
> 100mm-travel RockShox XC32 29er fork features TurnKey hydraulic damping, Solo Air spring, lockout, alloy tapered steerer tube and externally adjustable rebound for plush and lightweight trail performance
> Specialized Stout SL Disc 29" wheels feature double-wall rims with sealed bearings for lightweight, durable wheels
> Custom SRAM 10-speed XC double-ring crankset with 29er gearing and GXP bottom bracket offers lightweight and durable performance paired with Shimano Deore Shadow Plus rear derailleur for quick and precise shifting
> Tektro Gemini dual piston hydraulic disc brakes use 180mm front rotor for increased braking power, while 160mm rear rotor keeps weight low