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Hi Guys,

Do anybody know the difference between the Specialized 2013.5SE, 2014SE and 2014?

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I could be off base, but I believe SE stood for "Special Edition" with differnet build kits then published, and in general were not really shipped to dealers, but rather magazines, and pros for testing, reviews, and photos. It seems like it was their internal system of managing the introduction. There could be subtle changes for sure, likely build...I know that VERY late 2013 some shops got Enduro 29er's and that the Experts were coming with a 2x10 drivetrain and a Fox fork(I'd guess these were the 2013.5SE), then it seemed like they suddenly also had the "2014" version with the Pike and X01. In their archive pages they don't even list a Enduro 29 in 2013 anymore, which is the reality of when things started being available to the general public. My S-works frame box and bike doesn't say anything but 2014.
 

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COOL thanks, I found out the following:
2013.5SE = 2013 Fox 34 150mm Talas + CCDB (no CS, heavier 2013 version)
2014SE = 2014 Fox 34 Special 150mm Talas + 2014 CCDB with CS
2014 = Rock Shox Pike 160mm + 2014 CCDB with CS
 

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Thanks morandi, I agree on the pike being a better fork, but for a bike like this, I would really want a dual travel fork. I'm downsizing to 1 bike, so a Talas is a must or the Pike Dual air would be ideal. Also I do like the Kashima gold bling.
 

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COOL thanks, I found out the following:
2013.5SE = 2013 Fox 34 150mm Talas + CCDB (no CS, heavier 2013 version)
2014SE = 2014 Fox 34 Special 150mm Talas + 2014 CCDB with CS
2014 = Rock Shox Pike 160mm + 2014 CCDB with CS
Nice share kbana......
.....I know that VERY late 2013 some shops got Enduro 29er's and that the Experts were coming with a 2x10 drivetrain and a Fox fork
 

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I believe they got the weight in check for the 2014 release as well. I remember early reviews of the 2013.5 release had weight at 29+ pounds despite the quoted weight of 27ish. The current model tips the scales at 27.5 or so.
 
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