2020 Specialized Enduro | Everything You Need to Know.

The Specialized Enduro had, for many years, been the long travel bike to beat, and with some substantial tweaks, can it retain that crown?

The 2020 Specialized Enduro gets a major overhaul both in terms of suspension layout, travel and angles.

With 170mm travel, 29″ wheels, and downhill geometry, you can expect this thing to demolish the most technical of descents. With revised suspension for more anti-squat, and an S-Works carbon linkage that drops 250g from the frame weight, it’ll climb better too.

Four complete bikes and the S-Works frame will be available in the UK from late summer. The base model Comp Carbon starts at £4499.99, rising to the all-singing, all-dancing S-Works at a mighty £8,999.99. The S-Works frameset will set you back £3,299.99.

You might have noticed the Demo downhill-bike inspired upper link that makes the Enduro look less like an up-scaled Stumpjumper, and that linkage offers 170mm of travel, as well as having more anti-squat dialled into it for this model.

Specialized Enduro

Angles are impressive and Specialized have broken the mould of generally going quite conservative in this department. Considering the Enduro is only available as a 29er, the standard 64.3 degree head angle is slacker than some downhill bikes. With the flip chip though, you can squeeze that to 63.9 degrees.

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Reach on the medium is a healthy 464mm with a 420mm seat tube at 76 degrees.

Enduro Comp Carbon

Key features:

  • SRAM NX Eagle 12-speed drive
  • Rockshox Super Deluxe Select shock
  • Rockshox Lyrik Select 170mm fork
  • SRAM Code R brakes
  • Roval Traverse 29 alloy rims on sealed bearing hubs
  • X-Fusion Manic dropper
  • £4,499.99 RRP

Enduro Elite Carbon FSR

Key features:

  • SRAM NX and GX Eagle 12-speed drive
  • Rockshox Super Deluxe Select shock
  • Rockshox Lyrik Select Plus 170mm fork
  • SRAM Code R brakes
  • SRAM Descendent crank
  • Roval Traverse 29 alloy wheels
  • X-Fusion Manic dropper
  • £5,499.99

Enduro Expert Carbon FSR

Key features:

  • SRAM XO1 and GX Eagle 12-speed drive
  • Fox DPX2 Performance shock
  • Fox Float Performance 36 170mm fork
  • SRAM Code RSC brakes
  • SRAM Descendant crank
  • Roval Traverse Carbon 29″ wheels
  • X-Fusion Manic dropper
  • £6,250.00 RRP

Enduro S-Works Carbon

Key features:

  • Shimano XTR 12-speed drive
  • Fox Float DHX2 Factory shock
  • Fox Float Factory 36 170mm fork
  • Shimano XTR brakes
  • Race Face Next R carbon crank
  • Roval Traverse Carbon 29″ wheels
  • Rockshox Reverb AXS dropper
  • £8,999.99 RRP

Full details on the 2020 Specialized Enduro range can be found on their website here.

See what Pete made of the out-going version of the Specialized Enduro in his review here.


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