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Preview: 2012 Specialized Myka Mountain Bikes

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The Myka XC Mountain bike line from Specialized is their “XC recreational” series. This is your goto series for most women that aren’t looking for an aggressive stance mountain bike.

2012 Myka Hardtail Lineup

2012 Specialized Myka HT
Key details for the line include lower standover height, shorter stack (lower handlebars) and shortest reach (length of bike.)

There are 7 bikes in the 2012 Myka hardtail line most of which come in a 26″ or 29″ version other than the base level.

2012 Myka HT

The entry level in the lineup. 26″ wheels, 24 speeds, basic front suspension and a good beginner bike if you aren’t sure you want to give mountain biking a try. Will double well as a recreational hybrid or around the town with the kids.

2012 Specialized Myka Disc 29

2012 Myka Disc 26″ & 29″

Same line up as the HT, but with disc brakes for better stopping in all conditions. The 29er version is the most affordable option for women’s 29ers!

2012 Specialized Myka HT Sport Disc 29
2012 Myka Sport Disc 26″ & 29″

26″ wheels, 24 speeds but an upgrade on model of disc brakes (move to Avid BB5) and the fork has a lock out.

2012 Myka Elite Disc 26″ & 29″

The elite models are Specialized steps up to 27 speeds instead of the 24.

2012 Myka FSR – A full suspension bike for women

100mm full suspension custom bike tuned for women.

2012 Specialized Myka FSR Comp

2012 Specialized Myka FSR Comp
RockShox front and rear suspension. 100mm of travel. Shimano 27 speed parts and Tektro hydraulic brakes.

2012 Specialized Myka FSR Elite

2012 Specialized Myka Elite FSR

Upgraded front fork, Avid hydraulic brakes, nicer drive train and stronger/lighter wheels. I also prefer the colors!

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  2. Janet guldan
    28 Jul ’11 at 7:31 pm — Reply

    What is the color of the 2012 myka fsr elite? You said you preferred the color but there’s not a picture

    • 29 Jul ’11 at 5:02 am

      Janet – trying visiting this preview again. I’m not sure why the photo disappeared!

  3. Katherine
    12 Aug ’11 at 2:02 am — Reply

    Hi, Any idea of the colour of the 2012 Myka Elite 29er? Thanks.

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