Specialized Enduro 130 All Mountain Full Suspension

4.65/5 (20 Reviews)
MSRP : $1900.00


Product Description

  • Fox Float R shock with ProPedal damping
  • Marzocchi EXR Race air/coil spring fork
  • Custom Shimano Hollowtech
  • Custom SUN SOS Enduro disc
  • Dual-compound Enduro 2.3" aramid bead tires
  • Enduro saddle with hollow Cr-Mo rails


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by tontonuy5 a Weekend Warrior from Pleasant Hill, CA USA

Date Reviewed: February 22, 2009

Strengths:    great bike for the money (got it for a ridiculous sale price) weighs less than 30 lbs. good shimano and specialized components, climbs decently, devours technical downhill sections for brunch. looks nice.

Weaknesses:    marzocchi exr race fork, rear deore hub

Bottom Line:   
wanted this bike since 2006, and through some sort of serendipity, i accidentally found it at a bike shop in sonoma last year. ON SALE FOR $750! i LOVE this bike. it's a do-it-all ride capable of almost anything. my new fox vanilla fork made it a tad heavier, but i'm not a weight freak anyways. avid bb7 mech brakes did the job for me, but i just bought juicy 5's though have yet to install them. this bike made me do things i never thought i was capable of. the frame design is a few years old but still looks sweet. i'm glad i got this model before they put steroids on the new enduros. just a great bike for this price level (even for the original price)

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Favorite Trail:   Skyline

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $750.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   cannondale jekyll, jamis dakar xlt, iron horse warrior

Bike Setup:   replaced marzocchi fork with fox vanilla, crank bros candy c pedals, specialized-brand seatpost

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by ben a Downhiller from new zealand

Date Reviewed: January 20, 2008

Strengths:    strong frame rides realy nice wheather you are cruzing or desending on a down hill section. climbs like a cross country bike. i have used an abused this bike from the day i have brought it an had no problems with it

Weaknesses:    no weakness

Bottom Line:   
this bike can take alot of abuse i basicly use it for down hill an a bit of cross county when im out with ma mates. i do 15 foot jumps an have done some prety big drops. if you are an agressive rider this bike takes it. easy to whele an manual suspension feels good nothing to realy complain about.

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Favorite Trail:   main line, king of down ,esk dh

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $3000.00

Purchased At:   pedal power

Bike Setup:   stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Andres a Weekend Warrior from Seattle, Washington, USA

Date Reviewed: June 5, 2007

Strengths:    Very strong. Great for both doing anything and the frame can take all the abuse you want. Great amount of travel for an all mountain bike.

Weaknesses:    Front fork could be thicker and stronger.

Bottom Line:   
BIke is great. I have never owned a fancy bike, and never thought of spending all this money on a bike but after riding this bike, man was the money worth. It definetly pays to dig into your pokets. I lived in FL and it was awesome for the few trails you can find over there. I still have to fully tested here in WA. My first impression here in WA is that it could use a beafier fork, at least for going downhill. But over all an awesome bike. Is veru versatile so you can do pretty much everything with it, from XC to some light freeriding. If you have to buy 1 bike that does it all this is a great bike, the whole Enduro line is awesome.

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $1250.00

Purchased At:   MegaCycle

Bike Setup:   Stock.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jake a Weekend Warrior from Groton, CT, USA

Date Reviewed: May 17, 2007

Strengths:    pedals great, plush suspention, stiff frame

Weaknesses:    could use a beefier head tube, but then again they did that for 05

Bottom Line:   
So far, it feels great. I haven't dropped it over three feet yet, but the Float seems to eat everything. I never wanted to ride dual suspention, but after hurting my back hucking my hartail it was time to do D.S. This bike was a pleasant surprise! It pedals better than any other D.S. bike I've ridden...fox's propedal paired with the shermans SPV means next to no pedal bob, even when sprinting! It is a great bike...pick up a frame and build it yourself for best results!!!

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $450.00

Purchased At:   from a guy at the shop

Similar Products Used:   haro extreme 3

Bike Setup:   totally custom...sheman slider plus fork

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by brian h a Downhiller from los gatos

Date Reviewed: December 22, 2006

Strengths:    strong frame, great geometry of the bike

Weaknesses:    the fork if you are going to ride downhill

Bottom Line:   
bike is built for the ascent and then lower your seat for the decent. bike is great for all levels of riding, from beginer to advaced. this is a tough bike that will get to the bottom of the hill one way or another.

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Favorite Trail:   northstar

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $1300.00

Purchased At:   wheel away cyclery

Similar Products Used:   bighits

Bike Setup:   fox vanilla r in the rear, and drop off triples up front

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by jm a Cross Country Rider from newhapshire

Date Reviewed: August 28, 2006

Strengths:    the suspention is good but not great. i think the seat is awosme. its stiff


Weaknesses:    the wheels suck. they weigh a ton. i trashed my free hub just riding it hard. i dont like the brakes to much, the rotars bend wicked easily and thats a pain. stock specilized tires side walls are thin. i do some endurence races and the travel is good but the bike weighs to much. i think its around 32 pounds

Bottom Line:   
this is a good bike for hacking around. its to heavy for racing and not strong enough for freeride.

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Favorite Trail:   any

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $1400.00

Purchased At:   a shop

Similar Products Used:   cannonale super V 3000

Bike Setup:   stock exept for tires. i would change the brakes if i had enough money

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Mike a Weekend Warrior from NYC

Date Reviewed: July 27, 2006

Strengths:    Elegant design, pretty light for average components.

Weaknesses:    Average components, saddle was uncomfortable, front Marzocchi EXR is average.

Bottom Line:   
Rode it a couple of outings with default setup but ended up swapping out the Float for the coil Vanilla R which makes the bike much more responsive and 'springy'. This bike is great for all-mountain and agressive XC. Not so much for freeriding (read somewhere the rear triangle isn't built for hucking). I'm glad I snagged one of the last few of the '05 models and with the coil shock this one's a keeper.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $1370.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Bike Setup:   Swapped saddle, replaced rear shock with Fox Vanilla R coil, Aircorp pedals

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by BEN DUDEY a Cross Country Rider from New Hampshire

Date Reviewed: June 3, 2006

Strengths:    suspention, suspention doesn't stiffen up when on brakes, stong frame, ajustable head tube angle

Weaknesses:    tires suck, i broke me derailer off, brakes arnt awsome

Bottom Line:   
awsome bike for the money
dont get this if you want to win races its to heavy and there is to much travel

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Favorite Trail:   dragons tail

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1400.00

Purchased At:   Exeter Cycles

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   stock

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jon from Holli-Rock

Date Reviewed: May 9, 2006

Strengths:    Phenomenal All Mountain bike. This is my first FSR. Great Handling. Exceptional climbing ability. Durable.

Weaknesses:    Tires must go. Bobs a bit when getting after it on smooth trail or when I get out off my seat to climb.

Bottom Line:   
So much bike for the money. This is my first FSR. Rocky trails that I once worked with caution to find a line, I now devour. It makes me giddy. Very agile for such a solid ride. A natural high. I might change the rear shock to a smart shox to get rid of bobs, but having so much fun I am in no rush.

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Favorite Trail:   Vietnam

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $1300.00

Purchased At:   Landry's

Similar Products Used:   Specialized XC, Trek Feul, Prophet

Bike Setup:   Stock. Changed stem to 110mm.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by don from cuy falls oh

Date Reviewed: April 6, 2006

Bottom Line:   
this is to correct the web address below. The correct address is betd.co.uk . they also have links and swingarms for other bikes. the six inch travel enduro link looks good. I read a magazine review that said it worked real good. they have a link that gives stumpjumpers 120mm.












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Duration Product Used:   1 Year


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by don from cuy falls oh

Date Reviewed: April 6, 2006

Strengths:    good weight for a trail bike, some stock components descent

Weaknesses:    tires suck real bad, bar too wide bottom bracket too wide, needs 113mm, seat sucks, changed to wtb pure v race, best seat out of eight seats i've owned, and most important, check to see if your shock is side loaded. The tolerance between the upper shock mount and the upper shock reducer is not excact, there is some play between them and when you tighten the upper shock mount bolt the mount tightens on the shock from one side or the other, not evenly, which puts the shock at an angle to the lower mount. When the shock is placed in the lower mount at this angle the shaft operates in the shock body in a way that will prematurely wear the seals. Fox says even a slight amount of side loading is not acceptable. remove the shock from the lower mount and look at it. if it's at an angle remove the upper mount bolt and look for play at that mount. If there is play, you can use a couple of thin silver disc brake spacers, I used three, to take up the space. Work them in place then put the bolt back an don't torque it down, just snug. On my frame this lined the shock up perfectly with the lower mount. My frame is a warranty replacement when the first frame had this problem, so if two frames were bad there are probably more.

Bottom Line:   
No bike is perfect, but this one is really good. handles awesome, pedal bob is an issue when hammering, but other than that a great do it all trail bike. Get one if you can cause the new enduro is longer and alot heavier.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   lakeside bicycles

Similar Products Used:   Also, a company called BTI in england makes a nice looking replacement flip link that gives enduros' either 5.25 or 6 inches of travel and a taller bottom bracket height. google BTI components in the uk and check it out.

Bike Setup:   TALAS, wtb, kinetics, 60mm stem, lock on grips, short cage rear d, 32 ring with rock guard, etc...

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Spangky Rigor a Weekend Warrior from Glendora, California

Date Reviewed: February 10, 2006

Strengths:    Great all around bike especially aggressive XC. Stiff frame with good components.. Climbs very well also very stable going downhill... Easy to maintain.. And most of all "Life Time Warranty" on the frame. Specialized really backs up their product..


Weaknesses:    First "rear shock" I wish I could change my rear shock travel to at least 6 inches / Second "chain-stuck". Fixed the problem when I changed my cassette / Third "mechanical brakes" a juicy five would probably enhance its stopping capability. Well it stops but not as good compared to hydraulic system. / Fourth "rear hub" very weak. broke it after 3 rides at El Prieto trail in Pasadena. / other than that this bike is good to go..

Bottom Line:   
I would definitely recommend this bike for someone who
is looking for a good "all mountain" bike. not too light and not too heavy. Perfect for aggressive XC trail riding and some epic rides. Climbs impressively well and also very stable going downhill, mix it with rocks and roots and it will take you across and beyond. Just put the right components and you'll see how this bike raises your level of confidence.

My bike has had many upgrades already. Components that
enhanced my riding style aggressive XC. I started to appreciate my bikes potential when I felt it doing its job soaking up bumps eating up rocks and roots that I thought
are impossible for my skills. I was pushing my self too much that I basically ignore the possibility of getting seriously hurt. The bottom line is that this bike makes me smile whenever I see rocks and roots going downhill on a single track trail. "sweetness"

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Favorite Trail:   Red Box Station - Ken Burton Trail - El Prieto - JPL / Marshall - Cobalt - Burbank - Webb Canyon

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $1300.00

Purchased At:   Incycle, San Dimas

Similar Products Used:   GT-XCR-3000 i-Drive

Bike Setup:   Cassette = Sram 06 PG990 9 Spd. / Fork = Sherman Flick Plus 110-150 Travel With Firm Springs / Wheelset = Mavic Crossland UST Compatible / Tires = Kenda Nevegal Sticky-E Front 2.5 and Rear 2.35 /

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Dickie Westbrook a Cross Country Rider from Garner NC

Date Reviewed: January 6, 2006

Strengths:    Great bike. Sturdy, takes what you give it.

Weaknesses:    Didn't like the EXR race shock. Replaced it with the Fox Float R. Now it is the perfect bike for me.

Bottom Line:   
I'm a little bit of each style of riding, cross country, freeride, weekend trail rider. This bike covers all of these. When I bought the bike I was looking for a ride that was in between a free-ride bike and a cross country bike. My Fuel was to light to handle the small drops and jumps. This bike handles all I do with ease, and still pedals up the steep hills as easy as my Fuel.

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Favorite Trail:   Garner Rec Park

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $1800.00

Purchased At:   Spin Cycle Cary NC

Similar Products Used:   Rode a Trek Fuel before this.

Bike Setup:   Replaced the shock, and the grips other than that it is just like I bought it.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jason McCutcheon a Weekend Warrior from Las Vegas Nevada

Date Reviewed: December 31, 2005

Strengths:    Great all around bike. I do some 30 to 50 mile cross county rides and some down hill riding at bootleg. Good componet selection.

Weaknesses:    A little heavy I will end up shaving 2 to 3 lbs. of the bike with carbon fiber titanium products and a new wheelset. The stock pedals suck. I had the front shock completly loose air pressure off a 2-3 foot drop. It filled back up and I have not had any problems since but I am looking into a lighter fox fork to replace.

Bottom Line:   
The price I paid compared to the entertainment I am getting is great even on a Las Vegas rating scale.

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Favorite Trail:   Bootleg Canyon

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1199.00

Purchased At:   All Mountian Cyclery (Boulder City)

Similar Products Used:   None had a 15 year old Giant Iguana non-suspension bike.

Bike Setup:   Stock except for the specialized Lo Pro mag platform pedals. I got the XL and love the fit. I am 6'2" and 190 lbs.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Evan a Weekend Warrior from california

Date Reviewed: October 17, 2005

Strengths:    Has great suspension. 5 inches is perfect. Doesn't climb badly, great downhill, feels like flying. parts are good for price. Brakes are very strong.

Weaknesses:    not anything major. Paint scratches easily. could be lighter, but then again, any mountain bike could be a little lighter.

Bottom Line:   
As soon as you ride this bike you will love it. I wanted a blur, but it was too much $$, and i rode the enduro; it is very similar. The suspension feels so smooth, and it is a really fun bike to ride. the breaks are great, shifts great. i love this bike because i can use it for anything. I do cross country fireroads, singletrack, urban, dirtjumping, light freeride. the geometry is great, very comfy for any style riding. i give four chilis for value because i got it on sale and it is a super cool bike for what i paid, my only complaint is that it should have come with hydraulic disc brakes because that is what most bikes in this price range are coming with.

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Favorite Trail:   Carlmont, or Montebello

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1360.00

Purchased At:   the off ramp (lbs)

Similar Products Used:   2000 rockhopper fsr with a psylo

Bike Setup:   stock. with diamondback pedals, i would recomend them.

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