Cascade Components launches a new link for Specialized's Enduro bike

Specialized Enduro Cascade Components link
The Cascade Components link is beautifully machined (Image credit: Specialized)

The Specialized Enduro has always been a great bike for steep and technical trails, and now you can make the bike even more downhill oriented thanks to a new link from Cascade Components. 

When Specialized redesigned its Enduro last year, a complete suspension system reconfiguration was adopted. The 2020 model year Enduro offers 170mm of travel at both ends and a 63.9-degree head angle. Those numbers make it one of the most capable single-crown fork mountain bikes you can buy.

But what if you desire even more capability? Cascade Components has become the supplier of choice for those riders who wish to optimize the ride feel of their long-travel mountain bikes.

More travel

For the Specialized Enduro, the new Cascade Components rear link increases suspension travel from 170mm to 180mm. That pushes the Specialized Enduro into a realm of riding possibilities that make it a true junior DH or freeride bike.

Using a considered approach, Cascade Components don’t ruin the inherent kinematic of an original suspension design. They merely optimize it, while remaining within acceptable tolerances.

Beyond the 10mm gain in rear travel, the Cascade Components link also improves shock progression from 25 to 36 percent.

Available in black or silver, the Cascade Components link for Specialized’s Enduro is fabricated from 6061-T6 grade aluminum.

It is produced by Cascade Components technicians, instead of being outsourced, and equipped with sealed Enduro Max bearings for durability.

For $358 you can transform your Specialized Enduro into a 180mm single-crown mountain bike of destiny, capable of rolling down virtually any trail network.

Lance Branquinho
Freelance writer

Lance Branquinho is a Namibian-born journalist who graduated to mountain biking after injuries curtailed his trail running. He has a weakness for British steel hardtails, especially those which only run a single gear. As well as Bike Perfect, Lance has written for, and Cycling News.