Years Made

1997 Specialized Ground Control FSR

Bicycle Type Mountain bike, front & rear suspension
MSRP USD (new)
$2,174.99
Weight Not Available
Sizes 15.5", 17", 18", 19", 20.5"
Colors Red/black
Item ID 69411


Frame & Fork

Frame Construction TIG-welded
Frame Material SBC MAX Backbone Delerium w/aluminum swingarm
Fork Rock Shox Judy XC
Fork Materal Magnesium, triple-clamp crown
Rear Shock Fox Alps-R1 Piggy back

Components

Component Group Shimano Deore LX
Brakeset Avid SD-2.0 brakes, Avid SD-1.9 levers
Shift Levers Shimano Deore LX RapidFire SL
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore LX top-swing, bottom-pull/clamp-on 35.0 mm
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT SGS
Crankset SBC Son of Strongarm, 22/32/42 teeth
Pedals Ritchey Logic (clipless)
Bottom Bracket Shimano BB-UN52
BB Shell Width 68mm English
Rear Cogs 8-speed, 11 - 30 teeth
Chain Shimano, 1/2 x 3/32"
Seatpost Ritchey Expert, 27.2 mm diameter
Saddle Specialized Prolong Evolution Carbotech
Handlebar Extensions Not included
Handlebars Ritchey ForceLite
Handlebar Stem SBC A1 aluminum
Headset 1 1/8" threadless Tange-Seiki ST-E

Wheels

Wheel Size 26" wheels
Hubs Front: SBC Stout suspension hub, Rear: Shimano Deore LX
Rims Mavic 238, 32-hole
Front Tire Front: 26 x 2.00" Specialized Team Control kevlar, Rear: 26 x 1.90" Specialized Team Master kevlar
Rear Tire Not Available
Spoke Brand Ritchey Logic stainless steel, 2.0mm straight gauge
Spoke Nipples Brass nipples
Not Available
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Bicycle Condition

Private-Party Value

Trade-In Value

Excellent

$274

$195

Very Good

$238

$165

Good

$208

$142

Fair

$172

$101

Poor

$112

$61


Bicycle Condition Guide

The bicycle looks new and is in like-new mechanical condition. The frame & fork have no visible or detectable blemishes or damage. All components, parts, and accessories are clean and free of any visible & detectable blemishes or damage. No service is required on any component, part, or accessory. Tires and grips/handlebar tape are original spec and in pristine condition.
The bicycle looks good, may have minimal cosmetic (only) blemishes on the frame, fork, components, parts and/or accessories. The bicycle may require minimal service adjustments without the need of replacing any parts. The suspension (if applicable) and braking surfaces are clean with some signs of usage yet free from grooves & pitting. The tires, grips/handlebar tape, and brake pads may show signs of usage yet have a majority of their life remaining.
The frame or fork or components or accessories have cosmetic blemishes. The frame (if metal) may have minor, aesthetic dings. Paint is faded slightly and/or slightly discolored and scratched. Bicycle is free of major mechanical issues but may require some service, a tune up is recommended. Some parts may require replacing, not to include front or rear shocks, wheels, shifters, front or rear derailleurs, braking systems, crank set or chainrings. Items that may need to be replaced include: tires, tubes, grips/handlebar tape, brake pads, brake hoods, chain & cassette, brake cables, gear cables, any/all housing, brake fluid and shock oil. Braking surfaces may have minor grooves or discoloration. Suspension and brakes may need to be serviced.
The frame or fork or components or accessories have cosmetic blemishes. The frame (if metal) has minor, aesthetic dings. Paint is faded slightly and/or slightly discolored and scratched. The bicycle has some mechanical issues and a tune up is necessary. An overhaul is recommended. Multiple parts need to be replaced. Suspension and brakes need to be serviced.
The frame or fork or components or accessories have many cosmetic blemishes. The frame (if metal) has numerous aesthetic dings. Paint is faded slightly and/or slightly discolored and scratched. The bicycle has mechanical issues and a tune up is necessary. An overhaul is recommended. Multiple parts need to be replaced. Suspension and brakes need to be serviced. This bike could also be used for salvage.