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SPECIALIZED CRUX ELITE X1 - 2018

Specialized
£3,000.00
It's no secret that 'cross doesn't play favourites out on the course—only the strong survive. And when it comes to bikes, this is especially true. That's why our CruX Elite X1 was built to deliver a no-nonsense approach to the discipline of cyclocross. Beginning with the frame, we implemented our Rider-First Engineered™ technology that was first introduced on our Tarmacs. Using size-specific tubes and layups, this technology allows the CruX to feature the same ride characteristics across every size in the range. Not only this, but it also allowed us to significantly drop the frame weight, so the CruX now comes in at a scant 900 grams for a 56cm—over 400 grams lighter than the previous frameset. A light and stiff frame, alone, isn’t useful in a 'cross race if it isn’t compliant, however, which is why the new CruX also combines stiffness and compliance in all the right places. And to assist with the latter, we lowered the seat collar by two centimetres for more exposed seatpost and, therefore, cushion for big hits. We also know that cyclocross races are often won in the corners and over the barriers, which is why the CruX geometry takes this into account. The top tube has been design for easy shouldering when you're hopping off to clear barriers, as it features a large opening to the front triangle and a flat bottom. For stability in the corners and on off-camber sections, the geometry has a low bottom bracket and a sharp front end. This combination also helps to initiate corners, regardless of the terrain. With maximum mud shedding ability in mind, we included eight millimetres of clearance on all sides of a 33mm tire, providing plenty of clearance for muddy conditions. It's awesome to have a light bike, after all, but frame weight becomes irrelevant when it’s covered in 10 pounds of mud. The CruX Elite X1 comes equipped with a spec that lets you stay focused on the race—a SRAM Rival 1 hydraulic disc groupset, lightweight and durable Roval SLX 24 clincher disc wheels, and 2Bliss Ready tires.
  • Our FACT 11r carbon frame features a race-ready 'cross geometry, and comes equipped with thru-axles, 142mm rear spacing, and takes advantage of our highest quality carbon production methods in order to create a bike that's as responsive as it is lightweight.
  • The internally routed S-Works FACT carbon disc fork features a thru-axle design that increases steering response and rider input for the tight turns and the all-out efforts 'cross demands.
  • SRAM Rival shift levers deliver reliable shifting in nasty conditions, which is furthered by a one-by shift setup that makes dropping chains on the course a thing of the past. Say goodbye to front derailleurs and hello to hassle-free racing.
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It's no secret that 'cross doesn't play favourites out on the course—only the strong survive. And when it comes to bikes, this is especially true. That's why our CruX Elite X1 was built to deliver a no-nonsense approach to the discipline of cyclocross. Beginning with the frame, we implemented our Rider-First Engineered™ technology that was first introduced on our Tarmacs. Using size-specific tubes and layups, this technology allows the CruX to feature the same ride characteristics across every size in the range. Not only this, but it also allowed us to significantly drop the frame weight, so the CruX now comes in at a scant 900 grams for a 56cm—over 400 grams lighter than the previous frameset. A light and stiff frame, alone, isn’t useful in a 'cross race if it isn’t compliant, however, which is why the new CruX also combines stiffness and compliance in all the right places. And to assist with the latter, we lowered the seat collar by two centimetres for more exposed seatpost and, therefore, cushion for big hits. We also know that cyclocross races are often won in the corners and over the barriers, which is why the CruX geometry takes this into account. The top tube has been design for easy shouldering when you're hopping off to clear barriers, as it features a large opening to the front triangle and a flat bottom. For stability in the corners and on off-camber sections, the geometry has a low bottom bracket and a sharp front end. This combination also helps to initiate corners, regardless of the terrain. With maximum mud shedding ability in mind, we included eight millimetres of clearance on all sides of a 33mm tire, providing plenty of clearance for muddy conditions. It's awesome to have a light bike, after all, but frame weight becomes irrelevant when it’s covered in 10 pounds of mud. The CruX Elite X1 comes equipped with a spec that lets you stay focused on the race—a SRAM Rival 1 hydraulic disc groupset, lightweight and durable Roval SLX 24 clincher disc wheels, and 2Bliss Ready tires.
  • Our FACT 11r carbon frame features a race-ready 'cross geometry, and comes equipped with thru-axles, 142mm rear spacing, and takes advantage of our highest quality carbon production methods in order to create a bike that's as responsive as it is lightweight.
  • The internally routed S-Works FACT carbon disc fork features a thru-axle design that increases steering response and rider input for the tight turns and the all-out efforts 'cross demands.
  • SRAM Rival shift levers deliver reliable shifting in nasty conditions, which is furthered by a one-by shift setup that makes dropping chains on the course a thing of the past. Say goodbye to front derailleurs and hello to hassle-free racing.
Frame -  FACT 11r carbon, Rider-First Engineered™, 1-3/8" lower bearing, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat mount disc, OSBB
Fork -  S-Works FACT 11r carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle
Stem -  Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise
Handlebars -  Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp
Tape -  Specialized CX Pro Gel
Shifters -  SRAM Rival 1, 11-speed
Rear Derailleur -  SRAM Rival 1, mid cage
Cassette -  SRAM PG-1130, 11-32t
Crank -  SRAM Rival 1
Chain -  SRAM PC-1130, w/ PowerLink
Chainrings -  Alloy, 40T
Bottom Bracket -  SRAM BB30, 68mm, no spacer
Pedals -  Nylon, 105x78x28mm, loose balls w/ reflectors
Saddle -  Body Geometry Phenom Comp, Adaptive Edge design, Hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
Seatpost -  Alloy, 2-bolt clamp
Front Wheel -  Roval SLX 24 Disc, sealed cartridge hubs, DT Swiss Competition spokes, 24h
Rear Wheel -  Roval SLX 24 Disc, sealed cartridge hubs, DT Swiss Competition spokes, 24h
Inner Tubes -  700x28/38mm, 48mm Presta valve w/ extender
Front Tyre -  Terra Pro, 2Bliss Ready, 700x33mm
Rear Tyre -  Terra Pro, 2Bliss Ready, 700x33mm
Front Brake -  SRAM Rival 1, hydraulic disc
Rear Brake -  SRAM Rival 1, hydraulic disc
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Delivery for all UK mainland orders is free for all orders over £35* and free for all bikes over £749.

Overseas delivery is currently unavailable.

All in stock items ordered before 1pm will be dispatched the same day via Royal Mail 1st Class Delivery. For Express delivery or larger items, we use Parcel Force.

 

Clothing/Accessories/Parts  
First Class Royal Mail (Under £35) £3.00
First Class Royal Mail (Over £35*) Free
Express Delivery £5.00
   
   
Bikes (excluding Trek & Whyte)  
Express Delivery (Under £749) £29.00
Express Delivery (Over £749) Free
   
Wheels  
Express Delivery (Under £99) £5.00
Express Delivery (Over £99) Free
   

Bike Delivery

All bikes are delivered via Parcel Force 48 (2 day Service) and can only be delivered on a week day (Monday - Friday) between 8:30am - 5:30pm. Unfortunately we are unable to advise a specific time window (e.g Morning or Afternoon delivery) however tracking information will be provided. 

Our bikes are prepared 'Ready to Ride' with the exception of fitting the pedals and straightening the handlebars. We dispatch our bikes in full size bike boxes so everything including the gears are setup prior for minimum effort.  

Once you have made your purchase, we will contact you to arrange a convienent delivery date. Please note - Bikes purchased using finance must be delivered to the address on the finance application.

For orders to the Isle of Wight, Isle of Man, Northern Ireland & Scottish Highlands please contact us to confirm we can arrange delivery.

Trek & Whyte bikes are only available to purchase in-store. This is at the request of the Manufacturer to ensure the customer receives a personal level of service and that their new bike is built and fitted correctly for maximum enjoyment.

For orders placed before 3pm and shipped via First Class Royal Mail, we advise a delivery time between 2 - 5 working days.

Orders with a value above £75 will be shipped with Parcelforce 48 hour, unless express delivery has been paid for.

For more information on Royal Mail First Class delivery, please see their website.

Where available tracking information will be attached to your order information. 

 

For orders placed before 1pm and shipped via Express Delivery (Parcel Force 24), we advise a delivery time between 1 - 2 working days*.

All orders sent via Express Delivery require a signature upon delivery. 

Tracking information will be automatically emailed upon dispatch.

*Working day is Monday - Friday and does not include weekends

 

We hope to offer this service for online orders soon

 

We will happily refund or exchange any item purchased from The Bike Shed's website within 14 days of purchase. All we ask is that the item(s) are returned unused in original packaging with the invoice included.

Unless the item(s) were damaged during transit we are unable to refund any delivery charges or pay for any delivery costs when posting the item(s) back to us. However items(s) can be returned to any Bike Shed store free of charge.

When your refund is processed, the funds will be returned to the original payment method. If you have paid by credit or debit card, we will credit the card we have on file for you. This may take up to 10 working days to appear as cleared funds.

 

Specialized Bike Size Chart - 2017

Specialized Bike Size Chart - 2017

Specialized Bike Size Chart - 2017

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Bike finance, a quick and easy way to fund your new road, hybrid, mountain or electric bike with Bike Shed. 

bike finance

Finance is available on a large range of bikes and accessories in all our stores and via mail order (via email or telephone) with a minimum value of £350. A minimum of a 10% deposit is required for all purchases on finance.

0% Finance is available on all full priced bikes, as well as a hand picked selection of discounted models. If you are interested in a discounted bike, but are unsure whether or not it can be purchased with 0% finance, just ask.

For the remainder of the discounted models, we can still provide finance, but there will be an interest charged. For further details on our bike finance charges, see below.

Finance options are available in 6, 10, 12, 18, 24, 36 or 48 month payment periods.

  • 0% interest finance is available on terms up to 12 months.
  • 4.9% interest finance is available on terms of 18 or 24 months.
  • 9.9% interest finance is available on terms of 36 months.
  • 15.9% interest finance is available on terms of 48 months.

You can include as many parts, accessories, clothing etc as you wish as part of the purchase. The finance application will simply be calculated on the total purchase price for all items. 

Once the finance agreement has been accepted by V12 Retail Finance, we cannot modify the value of the loan without re-applying for finance.

 

Typical Finance Examples on a purchase of £1899

Deposit £189.90 (Min 10%) - Loan Amount £1709.10 -12 Repayments of £142.43 @ 0% - Total Paid £1899.00

Deposit £189.90 (Min 10%) - Loan Amount £1709.10 - 24 Repayments of £98.60 @ 4.9% - Total Paid £1964.66

 

0% Finance is not available on Sale, Cycle Scheme or discounted models unless stated, however an alternative rate maybe applicable. These range from 4.9% - 19.5% 
 

If you have any questions contact us on 01363 460360

To apply for finance you must be:

  • at least 18 years of age
  • a permanent UK resident
  • in regular employment (minimum of 16 hours per week) including self employment, or in permanent residence with your spouse/partner who is in regular employment
  • in receipt of pension if you are retired
  • if registered disabled confirmation of sufficient income will be required

Loans subject to status. Available to UK residents 18 years and over. Full terms and conditions are available in store or by writing/emailing to The Bike Shed, Union Road, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3AW. Written details on request.

 

 

Cyclescheme is the UK's number one provider of tax-free bikes for the Government's Cycle to Work initiative. It's a brilliant programme where everyone wins - employees make big savings on new bikes, employers get a healthier workforce and save money too! Cyclescheme has a great track record in helping businesses of all sizes to set up and run successful Cycle to Work schemes.

How it Works

The cycle to work scheme is a government initiative which allows employees to hire bicycles tax free from their employers using salary sacrifice. As the payments into the scheme are made before tax and national insurance are calculated this leads to potential savings of up to 42%

Typical example for an employee earning £18,000 pa

Please Note: Savings will differ for each individual

Total Cost of Bike and accessories £600
Net Cost of Bike and accessories inc admin £600
Income Tax saving over hire period £120
National Insurance saving over hire period £72
   
Final Cost of Bike & Accessories £408
Total Saving £192
Gross Salary Sacrifice (12 month period) £50
Net Salary Sacrifice (12 month period) £34
   
Percentage Saving over RRP 32%

How to Apply

If your employer is a member of a cycle to work scheme all you need to do is visit one of our stores, or call us to ask us for a quotation for the bicycle and accessories you wish to choose and pass the quote to your employer. Once they check that you are eligible and are happy you have met their own criteria, you will be sent a certificate which you will be able to exchange for the bike/accessories

Please note: Unless your employer has a consumer credit licence the maximum spend limit for a bicycle & accessories is £1000.

Further Information

For more detailed information regarding the scheme please visit www.cyclescheme.co.uk

 

Please Note: Cyclescheme is not available on bikes that are on Sale or on Promotion unless specifically stated.

 

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