47C tire clearance
Nimble, supple, reactive
More Than the World’s Lightest Gravel Bike
The Crux is the lightest gravel bike in the world, with the exceptional capability of massive tire clearance and performance gravel geometry. But we didn’t just want to make the ultimate expression of gravel performance, we wanted to make you one with everything.
Learn more at Specialized Costa Mesa in Orange County, California:
725G FRAME/7.25KG COMPLETE
We took the revolutionary breakthroughs that made Aethos the lightest bike ever and applied them to the Crux. The result? A gravel bike that climbs like a dream and floats over nightmarish terrain with a frame that weighs less than a full bottle in your cage.
HEY LAZY CARBON, BEAT IT!
A “eureka” moment led Peter Denk to reimagine what was possible with carbon and redefine the lightweight road bike with the 585 gram Aethos. When Road and Gravel Product Leader, Stewart Thompson, saw this breakthrough, he knew it would change gravel riding forever. The all-new Crux was born.
THE SWEET SPOT
CLEARANCE TO WEIGHT RATIO
Introducing CTW, because we all know the industry needs a new standard. But seriously, nothing unlocks a gravel bike’s full potential like the combination of an ultra-lightweight frame with massive tire clearance. How does the competition stand up?*
NIMBLE, SUPPLE, REACTIVE
Responsive at the pedals. Supple in the saddle. With performance gravel geometry and race-influenced fit inspired by Crux’s iconic history in ‘cross.