Review: Specialized Fuse Expert

Slotted somewhere between an XC-trail bike and fatbike, Specialized created quite the stir at Sea Otter this year with the introduction of the Fuse. Equipped with three-inch tires and a geometry that allows for a lower, more aggressive position that's atypical of a hardtail, it's hard to know which side of the fence this bike falls on.

Luckily, we got our hands on the mid-level Fuse Expert to see what all the fuss was about. Here's how it handled out on the trail.

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