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Specialized Globe City

2008



Description 

Commuter bike equipped with all the essentials for comfortably navigating the urban maze.

Inside Tech
Navigating the urban jungle is easier and safer with a bike truly equipped for the task. Customary to our Globe City bikes are front and back lights, fenders, aluminum racks with retention cords, chainguards, plush Body Geometry saddles and ultra puncture-resistant Nimbus tires.

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Geometry 



Size 45 49 53 57
Seat-Tube Length, B-B Center to Top 425mm 465mm 495mm 535mm
Top-Tube Length, Horizontal 545mm 560mm 570mm 580mm
B-B Drop 65mm 65mm 65mm 65mm
Chain-Stay Length 452mm 452mm 452mm 452mm
Seat-Tube Angle 76° 75° 74° 73°
Head-Tube Angle 69° 69° 69° 70°
Fork Rake 51mm 51mm 51mm 51mm
Trail 82mm 82mm 82mm 75mm
Front-Center 637mm 648mm 652mm 646mm
Wheelbase 1081mm 1092mm 1096mm 1090mm
Stand-Over Height 704mm 703mm 705mm 711mm
Head-Tube Length 170mm 170mm 185mm 185mm
Handle-Bar Width 620mm 620mm 620mm 620mm
Stem Length 90mm 90mm 90mm 105mm
Crank Length 170mm 170mm 170mm 175mm
Seat-Post Length 350mm 350mm 350mm 350mm
TT is measured horizontally from center of HT to center of ST
*Not all sizes available in all markets.


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Frame 

Specialized A1 Premium Aluminum trekking design, fully manipulated tubing w/ fender and rack braze-ons
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Drivetrain 

GlobeCity 6 IG8: Shimano Nexus Inter8

Globe City 7: Shimano Acera

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Fork 

CrMo Steel

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Other 

REAR BRAKE Specialized V-Brakes
BRAKE LEVERS Specialized V-Brake
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano C-51, 31.8mm clamp
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Acera RD-M340
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano EF-50
CASSETTE FREEWHEEL Shimano HG-40, 8-speed, 11-32t
CHAIN KMC X8, 1/2" x 3/32" w/ reusable Missing Link
CRANKSET Shimano FCM-191, alloy outer ring
CHAINRINGS 48Sx36Sx26S, Super Shifter III, w/ chainguard
BOTTOM BRACKET Shimano BB-UN-25, cartridge bearing, 68 x 113mm
PEDALS Globe anti-slip composite
RIMS Alex Z-1000, 700c, alloy
FRONT HUB Shimano HD-3N30-QR super low resistance dynamo hub, 32h
REAR HUB Shimano FH-RM30L, cassette, 32h, QR
SPOKES 1.8mm (15g) stainless
FRONT TIRE Nimbus Sport, 700x38C, 60TPI, Flak Jacket
REAR TIRE Nimbus Sport, 700x38c, 60TPI, Flak Jacket
TUBES Specialized 700c, schrader valve
SADDLE Specialized Body Geometry
SEAT POST Specialized alloy two bolt head, 27.2 x 350mm
SEAT BINDER Specialized forged alloy
NOTES Chain stay protector, chain catcher, clips and straps, derailleur hanger, clear coat, owners manual
FRAME Specialized A1 Premium Aluminum trekking design, fully manipulated tubing w/ fender and rack braze-ons
REAR SHOCK N/A
FORK Specialized Cr-Mo steerer and lowers
HEADSET 1 1/8" threadless, integrated
STEM Specialized forged alloy, 25 degree rise
HANDLEBARS Specialized low rise, 25.4mm, 620mm wide, 6066 butted alloy, 8 degree back, 6 degree up sweep
TAPE/GRIPS Body Geometry Comfort w/ integrated bell
FRONT BRAKE Specialized V-Brakes


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Websites

Specialized.com: Globe City 6 IG8

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Leave Your Comments

revans
March 21, 2008
I commute on a similar 2004 Globe. I love the dynamo hub.

jamfit
December 1, 2008
I have a 2007 Globe Comp, basically a City 3.1 without the fenders & rack. The carbon fork makes for a lightweight and cushy ride, the Nexus hub makes for effortless shifting. I haven't seen a better value anywhere.

terraskye
July 12, 2009
I just got this bike as luckily my LBS had one left in stock in the basement and on clearance. I have wanted this bike for a couple of years and I'm happy to say its living up to my expectations. My hubby wanted one too but now has to settle for a Crosstrail Sport...lol

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