Specialized Epic Expert Full Suspension DEMO Mountain Bike
When speed comes calling, the Epic Expert doesn’t just answer, it yells back, ‘Catch me if you can!’
A Smarter BRAIN
Mixing hardtail efficiency and full-suspension capability to impressively quick results, Epic has always been defined by uncompromised commitment to speed.
Well, that and over 100 World Cup wins and podiums too. True to form, the latest Epic continues the tradition, taking advantage of the most efficient Brain suspension we’ve ever created to ensure it’s always on a first-name-basis with fast.
Re-engineered hand-in-hand with the new Epic, the latest BRAIN design resets the expectation for efficiency, employing a new race-tuned pedaling platform to ensure every watt possible is translated into forward motion, while handily soaking up momentum-killing chatter and big hits alike—all more smoothly than ever.
Redesigned with a focus on efficient power transfer and better handling performance, the Epic’s all-new FACT 11m carbon frame features a 15-percent stiffer rear triangle in order to take full advantage of the BRAIN's new race-tuned pedaling platform, while the revised carbon layup of the front-triangle sheds weight, sending the Epic’s already sky-high stiffness-to-weight ratio even higher.
- Offering 100-millimeters of brilliantly efficient BRAIN-controlled travel, the Epic’s FACT 11m carbon frame increases rear-triangle stiffness for peerless power transfer and introduces the most capable handling in an Epic yet, all while shedding weight over the previous-generation Epic.
- Sprightly stoppers from SRAM, Level TL brakes offer smooth modulation for precise speed control.
- Descending from a long World Cup lineage, hand-built Roval Control Carbon wheels feature a modern 29-millimeter internal-width hookless rim, and maximize strength, ride quality, and durability while keeping weight to a minimum.
Frame: FACT 11m Full Carbon, Progressive XC Race Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 100mm of travel
Seat Binder: Specialized Alloy, 34.9mm
SWAT: SWAT EMT Cage-Mount Tool
Rear Shock: RockShox-Specialized BRAIN, Rx XC Tune, 5 Position Platform Adjust, Rebound Adjust, Integraded Extension, 265x52.5mm
Suspension Fork: 2021 Fox Factory SC Series 32 Fit4 29 Stepcast 100mm, Kashima coated
Stem: Specialized XC, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise
Handlebars: Specialized Alloy Minirise, 10mm rise, 750mm, 31.8mm clamp
Tape: Specialized Trail Grips
Saddle: Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails
SeatPost: Specialized Alloy, Single Bolt, 30.9mm
Front Brake: SRAM Level TL, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc
Rear Brake: SRAM Level TL, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc
Rear Derailleur: Sram X01 Eagle, 12-speed
Shift Levers: SRAM X01 Eagle, trigger, 12-speed
Cassette: Sram XG-1275, 12-speed, 10-52t
Chain: SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Crankset: SRAM X1 Eagle Alloy, DUB, 165/170/175mm, 34t
Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded
Rims: Roval Control, Carbon offset design, 29mm internal width, 4mm hook width, Tubeless ready, 28h
Front Hub: DT Swiss 350, 6-bolt, 15mm Thru-axle, 110mm spacing, 28h straight -pull
Rear Hub: DT Swiss 350 straight-pull, 6-bolt, DT Swiss Ratchet, 12x148mm thru axle, XD freehub body, 28h straight-pull
Spokes: DT Swiss Comp Race
Front Tire: Specialized Fast Trak, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35
Rear Tire: Specialized Renegade, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35
Inner Tubes: Standard, Presta valve
**This unit is a demo bike - for more details, please call us at 780-433-1181**