The 2011 Big Hit I from Specialized places well within the range of affordability and quality in a mountain bike. Built with M4 alloy FSR frame, full cartridge bearing pivots and ORE tube construction it can give 7.5″ travel. The Big Hit I also features a tapered headtube, ISCG mount and asymmetrical rear triangle.
For excellent control and steering performance, Specialized included X-Fusion 170mm-travel coil-sprung fork and 20mm thru-axle. As with its name, the Big Hit I can take a hits with its low-rise 750mm alloy bars with 8-degree backsweep and 31.8mm clamp. Avid Juicy 3 hydraulic disc brakes and ergo levers with G3 Clean Sweep rotors for precise stopping power.
Specialized supplies the rest of the parts and components like DH stem, lock-on grips, Butcher tires and Demo saddle. MSRP is $2000.