2022 Specialized Crux Comp

A carbon frame cyclocross bike with upper mid-range components and hydraulic disc brakes, priced at the low end of the Crux model range. Compare the full range

2022 Specialized Crux Comp
MSRP$4,200
FrameCarbon
ForkCarbon
Wheels700c
Drivetrain1 × 11
GroupsetRival 1

BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

1 × 11 — 11 speed

Crux Comp

31 mph

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35 mph

The Crux Comp is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Crux Comp won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.


Estimated Spec Level

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Reviews

May 2022

BikeRadar
2022 Specialized S-Works Crux review

A delightfully lightweight classic gravel bike for those with chasmal pockets

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May 2022

Gran Fondo
Specialized S-Works Crux gravel bike in review

The Specialized S-Works Crux is set to become the ultimate gravel weapon, offering minimal weight and maximum tire clearance. To achieve this, Specialized have combined the lightweight technology of the S-Works Aethos with the cyclocross genes of the previous Crux. We compared it to 18 of the best gravel bikes of the season to find out whether the new Crux can master this balancing act.

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March 2022

road.cc
Specialized S-Works Crux 2022

An exceptionally light gravel bike that excels on the climbs and is a blast to ride fast

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February 2022

Road Bike Action
SPECIALIZED S-WORKS CRUX REVIEW - Road Bike Action

Getting to the crux of gravel

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December 2021

Cyclist
Specialized S-Works Crux review

The lightest gravel bike in the world, the Specialized S-Works Crux is a bona fide off-road race bike with performance to match its price

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October 2021

CX Magazine
The New 2022 Specialized CruX: Breaking Down the Hype and Hysteria

The new 2022 Specialized CruX has received a geometry tweak and gone on a diet. We break down the hype and hysteria behind the gravel and cyclocross labels.

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October 2021

Cycling Tips
2022 Specialized Crux shifts from CX to an ultralight gravel speedster - CyclingTips

It’s basically a fat-tired Aethos — and I mean that in the best way possible.

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October 2019

Bicycling
The Specialized CruX E5 Sport Is A Low-Cost Cyclocross Bike With High-End Chops

Don't write off the aluminum frame: This could be your next race bike.

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Geometry

Sizing
49cm

5'1" – 5'5"

52cm

5'3" – 5'7"

54cm

5'5" – 5'9"

56cm

5'7" – 6'0"

58cm

5'10" – 6'2"

61cm

6'0" – 6'4"

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Specs
Build
Frame

Crux FACT 10r Carbon, Rider First Engineered™, Threaded BB, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc

BB StandardBSA, 68mm, threaded

ColorsSatin Smoke / Black/cool Grey; Gloss Arctic Blue / Tarmac Black

Fork

S-Works FACT Carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc

Bottom Bracket

SRAM GXP

Stem

Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise

Handlebar

Specialized Adventure Gear, 118.9mm drop x 70mm reach x 12º flare

Saddle

Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails

Seatpost

Roval Terra Carbon Seat Post, 20mm Offset

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

SRAM Rival 1, long cage

Crank

SRAM Rival 1x, 40T

Shifters

SRAM Rival 1, hydraulic

Cassette

SunRace, 11-speed, 11-42t

Chain

KMC X11 Extra Lightweight, 11-speed

Brakes

SRAM Rival, hydraulic disc

Wheels
Rims

Front: DT Swiss G540 Disc, Rear: DT Swiss G540 Disc

Tires

Front: Pathfinder Pro 2BR, Tan Sidewall, 700x38, Rear: Pathfinder Pro 2BR, Tan Sidewall, 700x38

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