Specialized Expedition Sport Low Entry Bike 2020 [Review]

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Reviewed by Pedallers

Last Updated on September 20, 2020

OVERVIEW
Category 
Bikes
Make
Specialized
Model
Specialized Expedition
Type
Mountain Bike
Year
2020

Specialized Expedition Sport Low Entry Bike 2020 Review

The Specialized Expedition Sport Low Entry bike is a bike built specifically for people who derive pleasure from daily commuting as well as the thrill of mountain biking. The versatility and power of this sports bike are brought to the fore courtesy of the light aluminum frame, shock-absorbing fork, and high-grade tires that provide great body stability and grip on any terrain.

Features 

Portable aluminum body 

The body frame of this sports bike is constructed from light, high-performance Alpha Aluminum, which enables smooth riding over different terrain at fast speed. The preload suspension fork with 63mm travel is great at absorbing all shocks, as the rider glides over such surfaces. The gravity control geometry of the bike makes the rider easily get on and off the bike. The lightweight frame provides the rider with quick reaction points as the bodyweight is evenly distributed along the length of the bike. 

Puncture-resistant tires 

The Specialized Expedition Sport Low Entry Bike is equipped with 26-inch tires that are adaptive to any terrain encountered during a bike ride. They have flat-resistant features that prevent a rider from been stranded from having punctured tires. The semi treed pattern on the tires provides great surface traction and stability regardless of the surface. The thickness and great traction ensure great bike handling, body balance, and velocity when needed. To 

A quality shift lever system

This sports bike comes with a shift lever system that enables smooth, seamless shifting of bike gears. The Shimano shift levers are equipped with 7-speed levels for quick gear shifting. In other words, the biker does not early onset of muscle fatigue. The linear-pull braking unit is of great standard, giving adequate stopping force when needed.

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SPECIFICATIONS

Sizes: small, medium, large and extra-large 

Body frame: Alpha aluminum, 26-inches comfortable frameset, ground control bike geometry, replaceable hanger, linear dropouts, with tubes

Fork set: alloy, preload adjustment, travel 63mm, steerer, Suntour SR, NEX 4110-v2, shock-absorbing suspension spring

Tires: hemisphere, 26 x 1.95 inches

Rim: Alloy, dual wall

Spokes: stainless steel, 14 grams

Front-wheel: 26 TPI, Specialized branded, flat-resistant covering, a header valve

Back wheel: Specialized branded, flat-resistant covering, Schrader valve

Crankset: Shimano, FCM131, chain guard 

Chainset: KMC, 7-speed levels, chain guard 

Bike Cassette: Shimano, 7-speed levels, 14/34T, mega

Lower bracket: cartridge bearing, uncapped bolts, square spindles

Front derailleur: Shimano, tx 50, clamp 31.8mm, double pulley

Back derailleur: Shimano, 7-speed levels, Altus

Shift lever: Shimano, 7-speed levels, Revo twists 

Pedals: Composite, loose ball bearings

Braking system: alloy, Kraton, 4 pistons, linear-pull, padded

Bike stem: alloy, ground control 

Headset: covered ball bearings, 1 1/8-inches 

Handlebar: Alloy, 25.4mm, comfort riser, 60mm elevation

Hand grips: comfort plus, 

Seat post: Alloy, 3.8mm suspension spring, 27.2mm

Seat saddle: comfort plus, dual-layered foam 

Pros
  • Travels at lightning speed 
  • Very easy to maintain
  • Ergonomic handlebars
  • Very versatile use on different terrains 
  • Great surface gripping tires 
Cons
  • The seat saddle is not comfortable

FAQs

What makes the Specialized Expedition Sport Low Entry a great sports bike? 

The lightweight, high-performance aluminium body frame enables top speed performance

How many speed levels does the drive train come with? 

The shift lever is equipped with 21-speed levels

Conclusion

Looking for a bike that is well adapted to the rigors of everyday commuting as well as the demands of mountain biking? The Specialized Expedition Sport Low Entry bike is a smart choice. It is designed to make for a comfortable ride around your neighborhood or on mountain paths with its highly durable aluminum body frame, ground control bike geometry, ergonomic hand grips, and a very comfortable seat saddle. 

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