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Specialized Sequoia

Specialized Sequoia

2018

Product Rating
 
5.0 stars
 (7 Reviews)
$1,264.99
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2018 Specialized Sequoia

A 100 years ago, there were no road bikes and touring bikes—there were just bikes, and that didn't stop anyone from heading out into the wilderness. With this spirit, Specialized built their groundbreaking Sequoia. The Sequoia's path to adventure starts at the frame, which Specialized constructed from Premium Cr-Mo and stainless steel tubing. These materials are coveted for their strength, respectable weight, and tuned ride quality. Of course, this is only a piece of the equation, with the next being its dedicated Adventure Geometry that provides ample confidence over rough and smooth terrain. This geometry is unique in that it skews the line between a traditional road bike and a dedicated touring rig. You'll find an ample wheelbase and low bottom bracket for control, but the chainstays and tube angles ensure that you'll be able to travel efficiently and quickly, regardless of whether or not your rig is loaded. Digging into the details, the frame is outfitted with an ample number of mounts for bottles, racks, and fenders. And for the build, Specialized included reliable parts, like a mix of sturdy Shimano components, fuss-free mechanical disc brakes, and hand-built Hayfield wheels that are cased in wide, 2Bliss Ready tires.

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    Specification Description
    Frame Premium Cr-Mo size-specific tubing, internal light cable routing-ready, Adventure Geometry, flat disc mount, fender/rack mounts
    Fork Specialized Cr-Mo, internal light cable routing, flat disc mount, waterbottle/rack/fender mounts
    Rims Specialized Adventure Gear Hayfield
    Tires Specialized Adventure Gear Sawtooth 2Bliss Ready, 700x42mm
    Crankset FSA Vero
    Chainrings 48/32T
    Chain SRAM PC-971 w/PowerLink
    Front Derailleur Shimano Sora
    Rear Derailleur Shimano Alivio
    Rear Cogs Shimano, 9-speed, 12-36t
    Shifters Shimano Sora
    Handlebars Specialized Adventure Gear Hover
    Tape/Grips Specialized Adventure Gear S-Wrap Canvas Tape
    Stem Specialized, 3D forged alloy
    Brakes Tektro Spyre, mechanical disc, 160mm rotor, dual pivot
    Saddle Specialized Body Geometry Phenom Comp
    Seat Post Specialized alloy, 27.2mm

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number
    Black/Graphite / 54cm 00888818207626 90517-7054
    Black/Graphite / 56cm 00888818205097 90517-7056
    Black/Graphite / 52cm 00888818193288 90517-7052
    Black/Graphite / 50cm 00888818207817 90517-7050
    Black/Graphite / 61cm 00888818203321 90517-7061
    Black/Graphite / 58cm 00888818209637 90517-7058
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    5.0 stars

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    Pros

    • Comfortable  (6)
    • Handles Well  (5)
    • Absorbs Shock Well  (4)
    • Good Geometry  (4)
    • Fast  (2)

    Cons

    • None for the money  (2)
    • Stock seat 
    • Poor Components 
    • Uncomfortable Seat 

    Best Uses

    • Casual Riding  (6)
    • Commuting  (5)
    • Exercising  (3)
    • Trail Riding 

    Reviewed by 7 customers

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    5.0

    09 sequoia is a rocket

    By allen

    from west bridgewater, ma

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Comfortable
    • Good Geometry

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Exercising
      • Casual Riding
      • Commuting

      Comments:

      what a great bike this is. Comfortable, smooth, and fast as hell. The upright geometry makes the bike really comfortable and versitile. Enjoy--I've got 1000 miles on mine.

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      4.0

      Great Bike for the money!

      By Mort

      from East Norriton, PA

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Budget
      • Responsive
      • Good Geometry
      • Handles Well
      • Fast

      Cons

      • Uncomfortable Seat

      Best Uses

      • Exercising
      • Trail Riding

      Comments:

      I purchased a 2007 Sequoia late in August 2008. I changed the pedals to shimano ultegra and the saddle to what is now standard included saddle the "Sonoma". As a male whom was turning 50 when I purchased it I was trying to get back in shape. It has comfortable geometry and a set of brake levels in the middle of the handlebars included. I went from riding 6 miles per day to 70 miles per week. A excellent value for the money. More than what I expected.

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      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Good Starter Road Bike

      By kludger

      from Seattle,WA

      About Me Casual Cyclist

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Good Geometry
      • Handles Well

      Cons

      • Poor Components

      Best Uses

      • Exercising
      • Casual Riding
      • Commuting

      Comments:

      I bought this bike at the end of last season as my first road bike (coming from a mountain bike I was using for commutes). The regular Sequoia has been a perfect first road bike for me, I've really enjoyed it for commuting and exercise for the last 900mi, it's been a comfortable stable bike that I am happy with. The main things I would complain about are probably more a result of getting the standard spec Sequoia instead of the higher spec Elite, the low spec wheels (expected at this price point) have needed a lot of truing for a heavy rider like me commuting on potholes and stuff, and the Sora triple front derailleur has also needed a good bit of adjustment and even when adjusted isn't very smooth, I will likely replace the wheels with Velocity DeepV set and the derailleur with a Tiagra or 105 soon. Pros: comfortable stable decently light mount points for rack Cons: Low spec wheels and Front Derailleur No room for fenders (had to custom mount cut fenders) Limited tire room (I don't think 28mm tire fits)

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      5.0

      Love this bike

      By Blue Cajun

      from League City, TX

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Pros

      • Great value
      • Comfortable
      • Handles Well
      • Absorbs Shock Well

      Cons

      • None for the money

      Best Uses

      • Casual Riding
      • Commuting

      Comments:

      I bought this bike as a year-end close out in Spring '09. I wasn't seriously looking to buy at the time, but I couldn't pass this bike up for the price. Because of the bike's geometry, the riding position is a bit more upright than usual. This creates a little more drag, but it also lends to a more comfortable ride. I've only had this bike for a couple of months, and so far it's been great. I highly recommend it, particularly to beginner level cyclists.

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      (11 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Wonderful first bike

      By Milo

      from Marble Falls, Texas (Hill Country)

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Pros

      • Absorbs Shock Well
      • Great Components

      Cons

      • None for the money

      Best Uses

      • Casual Riding
      • Commuting

      Comments:

      I have started to ride to work. It is about 16 miles one way and in the Hill Country of Texas. This bike is great. I have about 1000 miles on the bike and no mechanical problems. Some roads are not well maintained, but the forks work great. Only real problem is keeping the tires up. One draw back in the rear dose transmit a little on the rough road to your seat. Change out the seat and you are golden.

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      A very good starter road bike

      By Wink

      from Franklin,Ohio

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Lightweight
      • Good Geometry
      • Absorbs Shock Well
      • Handles Well
      • Great Components

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Casual Riding

        Comments:

        This is a great bike. I am 59 years old and this is my first road bike.I ride the trail from Trenton to Dayton,Ohio with my son almost every weekend a great way to have fun.My son rides a Specialized bike and love his.I would recommend the Specialized bikes to all riders.

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        (20 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I Love this bike

        By uncleharry

        from Ontario, CA

        About Me Weekend Warrior

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Handles Well
        • Absorbs Shock Well

        Cons

        • Stock seat

        Best Uses

        • Commuting
        • Casual Riding

        Comments:

        I ride my bike about 40-50 miles per week, mostly around town.Everything is stock except the seat, and I traded up to armadillo tires. Since i bought the seat, this bike is very comfortable,I'm 53 years old 176lbs and in good shape. especially on flat terrain. All of my friends comment on how sharp the colors are. This is a beautiful road bike. I look forward to many, many, happy miles while staying in shape.

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