Specialized 2013 Women's Vita Base Road Bike

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The 2013 Specialized Women’s Vita Flat Bar Road Bike offers the speed of a road bike with the comfort and confidence that comes from a flat bar, for exercising, commuting, or hitting the open road. The Shimano 24-speed drivetrain provides reliable performance and has enough gears to cope with the hills. The A1 Premium Aluminum frame is light and durable while the Double Wall rims are strong enough to cope with urban obstacles and light for quick acceleration.

  • All-new, super light, women's A1 Premium Aluminum fully manipulated frame with fitness geometry and integrated headset offers a great ride and versatility with rack/fender mounts, and wide tire clearance
  • Straight blade steel fork with fender mounts gives you all the durability you need to manage potholes and rough roads
  • Sirrus double-wall, machined rims for strength and reliable braking; plus alloy, sealed cassette hub with stainless spokes
  • Flak Jacket protection and a grooved tread make the Specialized Nimbus tires perfect for city or open road use
  • Shimano Altus triple crankset plus 8-speed drivetrain for wide-range gearing and spot-on shifting; plus chainguard for peace of mind
  • Strong and comfortable Vita alloy bar for better ergonomics
  • Shimano Altus rear derailleur and Rapidfire trigger shifters are a confidence-inspiring combination
  • Body Geometry Riva women's saddle features generous padding for all-day performance and comfort


FrameSpecialized A1 Premium Aluminum, fully manipulated women's tubesets, women's fitness geometry, integrated lower bearing, fender/rack eyelets
ForkSteel straight blade, fender eyelets
ShiftersShimano EF-51, EZ Fire, 8-speed
Front DerailleurShimano, top swing, dual pull
Rear DerailleurShimano Altus 8-speed
BrakesAlloy linear pull
Brake LeversShimano EF-51 2-finger
CranksShimano FC-M131, 48/38/28, w/ chainguard
CassetteShimano HG-31, 8-speed, 11-32t
Bottom BracketSealed cartridge, square taper, 68mm
ChainKMC X8 nickel plate, reusable Missing Link
Hubs(f) Forged alloy, sealed, alloy quick release, 32h (r) Forged alloy, sealed, cassette, alloy quick release, 32h
SpokesStainless 2.0mm
RimsSirrus DLX700, double-wall, 700c, CNC machined, 32h
TiresSpecialized Nimbus w/ Flak Jacket protection, 26 TPI, 700x32c
PedalsNylon flat pedal
Headset1-1/8 inch Integrated cartridge lower, external sealed upper bearin
StemAlloy, 20-degree, 25.4mm clamp
HandlebarsVita Alloy Flat bar, 6-degree bend
GripsBody Geometry Contour Women's
SaddleBody Geometry Women's Riva, 155mm
Seat PostAlloy, double bolt, 27.2mm
Seat BinderAlloy, 31.8mm


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Average Customer Rating: 4.7 out of 5
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Customer Rating: 5 out of 5
Anonymous - Awesome   February 13, 2013

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I love this bike! I was looking for something that would help me get back into shape and enjoy riding with my kids. I can attach a Burley to the back with my two kids inside and it doesn't feel like I'm pulling a semi-truck. I road it more than any other bike I've ever owned this past summer and have even purchased an indoor trainer for the winter and cooler days so that I can stay in shape. I'm hoping to get some longer distances on it this next riding season!!

Customer Rating: 4 out of 5
TCGirl - Good Starter   January 31, 2013

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I got last years version of the Vita because I signed up for a triathlon and wanted something better. SOOO MUCH faster than my old schwinn. I gave it 4 stars because now I really want a road bike with the drop bars for longer distances. I love biking!

Customer Rating: 5 out of 5
Anonymous - Great bike!   January 22, 2013

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I'm not a racer, so I was overwhelmed the first time I came into a bike shop and saw all the expensive road bikes. I like to ride around the lakes and get a good workout in the summer. The Vita fit my budget and is very easy to ride. I also put a rack on it so I can commute to work when the weather is nice. It's been a great bike.
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