Mountain Bikes

Specialized Pitch

By: Mason Arnold

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Specialized Pitch Mountain Bike 2020 [Review]


Specialized Pitch Mountain Bike

There is so much excitement in what major mountain biking offers, and the Specialized Pitch is undoubtedly among these mountain bikes. The Shimano tourney 16 speed drivetrain of the bike makes for effective and swift climbs up mountain terrains while the Shimano BR-MT200 hydraulic brakes to ensures abrupt stops are effectively achieved without much stress and tension.

Sport Trail 27.5 geometry

If you are willing to go out on the road and have some fun, then the specialized pitch is sure to deliver. Its Sport Trail 27.5 geometry ensures you are relaxed and comfortable even if you are riding on a variety of terrain. 

Shimano Component Spec

The branch is imbued with the best in shimano technology all the way from the gearing, shifters and down to the derailleurs. The brand of shimano hydraulic shifters and gearing ensure that the bike supplies adequate speed and halts in good time.

Lightweight Al Premium aluminum

The AI premium aluminium that forms part of the frame of the of the bike makes for the tough outlook and ergonomic feel of the bike with added balance to its demeanour even in its lightweight build.

This feature of the bike improves handling and stability of the bike.

Great grips and excellent stem

The specialized pitch mountain bike is comes with a specialized MTB grip with an added lock-on and stems that come in a 3D-forged alloy stout. This whole frame is held in the front and rear by stout trail rims that has double walls to hold tires very firm to avoid derailing.


Tyres – wire bead, Ground Control Sport, 60 TPI, Flak Jacket Flat protection, 27.5 x 2.3

Stem – Stout 3D-forged alloy, 6-degree rise, 31.8mm

Pedals – Supplied

Handlebars – 15mm rise, Alloy, specialized, 9-degree backsweep, 31.8mm

Grips – lock on, Specialized MTB Grip

Rims – Alloy, disc only, Stout Trail 27.5, 25mm inner width, 32h

Front Hub – 32h, Shimano, disc, 9x134mm spacing, Center Lock disc, quick-release

Saddle – steel rails, 143mm, Henge Sport

Seatpost – 30.9mm, Alloy, 2-bolt clamp, 12mm offset

Frame – A I Premium Aluminum, Disc brake, Sport 27.5 Geometry, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger, 135x9mm forged dropouts, chainstay-mounted disc brake, internal cable routing, zero-stack head tube

Front Derailleur – 2-speed, microSHIFT FD-M462

Fork – 80/100MM of travel (size-specific), SR Suntour XCR 32 27.5, custom Multi-Circuit damping, coil, 42mm offset

Rear Derailleur – Shimano Deore 9-speed

Shifters – 9-speed, Shimano Acera, RapidFire plus

Number of gears – 18

Chain – 9-speed, KMC X9EPT, anti-corrosion coating w/reusable Missing Link

Bottom Bracket – internal bearings, Square taper, 73mm

Chainset – forged Alloy, 2×9, SunRace

Brakeset – 180/160mm, Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc

Rear Hub – 32h, Shimano, quick-release, Center Lock disc, 9x100mm spacing


  • The Shimano Deore rear derailleur offers dependable and crunchy shifting that riders always count on to get them through rough paths
  • It is quite cheap for a bike of its specs
  • A six-week free service
  • None


Is this model recommended for kids under the age of 10 years?

Yes, kids under the age of ten can also ride this bike.

Is disc pads required?

It is really required for a good ride. 

Is this bike suitable for roads?

This is a mountain bike. But no one says it cannot be used on roads too.


The specialized pitch mountain bike is a great bike to take on really rough terrain. Coming with a wide range of gearing and shimano components to ensure that riders have a hitch free ride, the bike was definitely built for the mountainside.

The AI premium aluminium ensure that riders fid it easy manoeuvring the bikes for bends and jumps as it adds to the lightweight nature of the bike.

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