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    It wasn’t enough to make the lightest production hardtail available. We were determined to also make the most capable, comfortable, and versatile bike in its class. Spoiler alert: some of us got a bit obsessive along the way.

    Lighter and More Capable Than Ever

    Race courses have grown rougher, and in return, the Epic Hardtail has grown more capable. We gave the Epic more confident handling by slackening its head angle, reducing its fork offset, and increasing its reach. It all adds up to a race machine that remains nimble while boosting your control.