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Demo 8 I Carbon
When it comes to the stiffness, lightweight, and strength required for downhill, you just can't beat a carbon fiber frame construction. That's while you'll find our top-tier carbon, FACT 10m, was used to create the acclaimed Demo 8 I Carbon. It's also been built off of our S3 650b geometry, ensuring a roomy top tube for added control, ultra-short, nimble chainstays, a low bottom bracket that keeps you feeling planted, and a slack front end that provides the utmost in responsive handling at speed. For suspension, this Demo features 200mm up front via a RockShox BoXXer RC 650b and 200mm of travel at the rear controlled by our revolutionary Öhlins rear shock. Together, the combo ensures that you'll be able to rocket over any terrain with confidence. And when you add in a build kit consisting of SRAM's powerful Guide R brakes, a durable one-by SRAM drivetrain, and our legendary Butcher & Slaughter DH tires, you start get the picture of why our Demo 8s have won so many races.
- The frame features a full FACT 10m carbon fiber construction for low weight and heightened levels of strength and stiffness, which is amplified by its asymmetrical frame design that still leaves plenty of access. This has also been paired with our proven S3 Geometry that increases maneuverability and responsiveness, while the 200mm of travel at the rear makes the bike capable of taking on the biggest of hits in stride.
- RockShox BoXXer RC 650b fork is purposefully designed for the most demanding terrain on earth. With 200mm of travel, Motion Control IS damping for maximum efficiency, and Power Buldge reinforced lower legs that allow oversized bushings for incredible stiffness, it'll leave you with nothing but confidence.
- SRAM Guide RS brakes provide powerful, precise, and highly adjustable braking. Their based on a four-piston caliper design that puts out smooth, dependable stopping power, while the Reach Adjust feature allows you to customize the position for easy, one-finger lever pulls. And with SRAM's SwingLink technology, the cam system minimizes deadband without sacrificing modulation.
|FRAME||FACT 10m carbon, S3 Geometry, carbon front triangle, carbon link and seatstay, FACT IS construction, BB30, full internal cable routing, 135mm dropouts, lipped and sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger, 200mm of travel|
|SEAT BINDER||Alloy, 36.9mm|
|REAR SHOCK||Custom Öhlins TTX, Twin-Tube desgin, high and low-speed compression adjust, rebound adjust, 9.5x3""|
|FORK||RockShox BoXXer RC 650b, S: Extra soft spring, M: Soft spring, L: Medium spring, XL: Firm spring, 200mm of travel, compression adjust, rebound adjust, alloy steerer, 48mm offset, Maxle Lite DH|
|REAR HUB||Specialized disc, 12x135mm spacing, sealed cartridge bearings, 32h|
|FRONT HUB||Specialized disc, alloy flange & disc mount, sealed cartridge bearings, 20mm thru-axle, 32h|
|RIMS||Roval 650b, alloy, 24mm inner width, 32h|
|REAR TIRE||Slaughter, DH casing, 650bx2.3"", 60TPI, wire bead|
|INNER TUBES||Standard, Presta valve|
|FRONT TIRE||Butcher, DH casing, 650bx2.5"", 60TPI, wire bead|
|SPOKES||DT Swiss Industry, stainless, 3x, 2.0""|
|CRANKSET||SRAM Descendant, BB30, 7050 alloy arms, 165mm|
|CHAIN||SRAM PC-1110, 11-speed w/PowerLink|
|CASSETTE||SRAM PG-720 DH, 11-25t|
|SHIFT LEVERS||SRAM GX, 7-speed, trigger|
|REAR DERAILLEUR||SRAM GX DH, medium cage, 7-speed|
|BOTTOM BRACKET||SRAM BB30, 83mm|
|GRIPS||Specialized Sip Grip, half-waffle, S/M: regular thickness, L/XL: XL thickness|
|HANDLEBARS||Specialized DH, 7050 alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 25mm rise, 800mm, 31.8mm|
|STEM||Specialized P.Series MTB, forged alloy, 4-bolt, 45mm|
|SEATPOST||Specialized, 6061 alloy, 2-bolt clamp, 0mm setback, 30.9mm|
|SADDLE||Body Geometry Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm|
|PEDALS||Specialized Bennies, 6061 alloy body, sealed cartridge bearings, 4.5mm removable pins|
|REAR BRAKE||SRAM Guide R, hydraulic disc, metallic pads, 180mm rotor|
|FRONT BRAKE||SRAM Guide R, hydraulic disc, metallic pads, 200mm Centerline Rotor|
* Specifications are subject to change without notice
Demo - Geometry
|Bike Stand-Over Height||698mm||698mm||698mm||698mm|
|Fork Length (full)||590mm||590mm||590mm||590mm|
|Top-Tube Length (horizontal)||571mm||596mm||616mm||636mm|