Specialized Dolce Sport Disc Womens 2016 - Road Bike
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Specialized’s Dolce Sport Disc endurance womens bike lets you discover the thrill of exploring new rides and routes. This is a women’s specific road bike for newbies, rapid commuters and sportive / club riders - you can do a lot with the Dolce.
The Dolce Sport Disc is for female riders wanting a road bike with a more comfortable riding position and vibration damping properties.
Frame & Fork
You get a light, responsive and comfortable ride thanks to the E5 Premium Aluminium frame. Women’s Endurance Road Geometry puts you into a less tucked riding position for comfort on longer rides. A shorter top tube compared to unisex bikes means you’re not so stretched out on the frame.
D’Aluisio Smartweld Technology creates a lighter frame for rapid acceleration by optimising each weld junction, without compromising strength. Zertz inserts in the seatstays absorb road vibrations, helping to reduce fatigue so you can stay in the saddle for longer. Upfront a FACT carbon fork with Zertz inserts take the sting out of riding too.
The Dolce Sport Disc comes with a Shimano Sora 9 speed drivetrain with compact cranks. This is well matched to the wide range cassette offering plenty of gears for getting up the hills. Mechanical disc brakes are reliable in all weather conditions, and provide stronger braking than traditional rim brakes.
AXIS Classic disc wheels are slightly wider than standard. Combined with 28mm wide tyres you get a bit more cushioning with a bit extra durability than a standard road wheel and tyre system. Specialized Espoir tyres have double BlackBelt protection for reduced punctures.
Women’s specific short reach bars put you into a more comfortable endurance riding position. These bars are narrower than you find on unisex bikes too and come with Roubaix gel pads in the tape for added comfort - especially on rough roads.
The Body Geometry Riva Sport saddle is designed to minimize pressure points for the female anatomy for a more comfortable ride.
D’Aluisio Smartweld technology in the E5 Premium Aluminium frame provides a lightweight and precise-handling ride, while the Women’s Endurance Geometry of the frame delivers improved stability for confident control when climbing and descending. This geo also puts you in a less aggressive and more natural ride position for hours of comfortable riding.
The agile and responsive FACT carbon fork features Zertz inserts to absorb road roughness and give you a smoother ride.
- The great-value and smooth-shifting Shimano Sora drivetrain with compact 50/34 crankset delivers a wide range of gears for varying terrains.
The Specialized Dolce Sport Disc Womens 2016 Features are:
Frame: Specialized E5 Premium Aluminium w/ D|Aluisio Smartweld Technology, Women|s Endurance Geometry, women|s fully-manipulated tube sets w/ smooth welds, Zertz, 1-1/8" lower bearing, disc mount
Fork: Specialized FACT carbon, alloy steerer/crown, Zertz, post disc mount, Plug + Play fender mount
Headset: 1-1/8", integrated sealed Cr-Mo cartridge bearings, 20mm alloy cone spacer, w/ 20mm spacers
Bars: Specialized Comp, short reach
Stem: Specialized 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise
Front Mech: Shimano Sora, braze-on
Rear Mech: Shimano Sora, long cage
Shifters Shimano Sora STI
Chainset: Shimano Sora, 50/34T
Cassette: Shimano, 9-speed, 11-32t
Chain: KMC X9, 9-speed, w/ reusable MissingLink
Front Brake: Tektro Spyre, mechanical disc, dual pivot, 160mm rotor
Rear Brake: Tektro Spyre, mechanical disc, dual pivot, 140mm rotor
Rims: AXIS Classic Disc, wide
Front Hub: AXIS Classic Disc, wide
Rear Hub: AXIS Classic Disc, wide
Spokes: AXIS Classic Disc, wide
Tyres: Specialized Espoir Sport, 60TPI, wire bead, double BlackBelt protection, 700x28mm Front Specialized Espoir Sport, 60TPI, wire bead, double BlackBelt protection, 700x28mm Rear
Seatpost: Specialized Sport, alloy, 2-bolt, 27.2mm