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    Cross Country Mountain Bikes

    Countless Olympians, World Champs, and 9-to-5 citizen racers have ridden to victory aboard Specialized cross country bikes. We build XC machines that are not only ultralight, but also ultra-capable, because you’re faster when you’re in total control. So, whether you’re looking to race your best season or just want a fast bike for all occasions, this is the place to start.

    XC MTB Tires

    Instant Speed

    Hey, let’s install some heavy, energy-sucking tires on race day. Said no one. Ever. Which is why we build the lightest, quickest-rolling, and best-handling XC tires out there. Each model features race-tailored compounds, casings, and tread designs, and is available in multiple configurations, so you’ll always have the right option for the day’s conditions.

    Light, Fast, Sheer Acceleration


    We designed the Renegade with one aim—to win races. Short, closely spaced, and carefully shaped tread blocks shave weight and are key to the Renegade’s blazing acceleration and its stellar grip over hardpack and in dry conditions.

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    XC Racing with a Bit More Bite

    Fast Trak

    The Fast Trak is the perfect choice when you need a cross country racing tire with stellar traction. And while the Fast Trak rolls quick, its wider tread spacing sheds debris like a champ, and its well-supported tread blocks increase cornering control and dig in on looser soils.

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    The All-Conditions Choice for XC Riding

    Ground Control

    If you’re seeking a versatile cross country tire, you’ve just found it. The Ground Control is the very rare tire that’s always the right choice—a lightweight all-rounder that feels quick and confident on both hardpack and looser soils, whether the trail is wet or dry.

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    Think Fastest

    Epic World Cup

    The Epic World Cup sets riders up with breakthrough performance of instant pedal response and maximum efficiency through a fully integrated approach to the chassis, custom shock design, and ride dynamics. It’s a purpose-built machine, and its purpose is to win.


    Winning Is Everything

    If winning isn’t everything, we’re doing something wrong. For 20 years, Epics have rocketed more racers to the top of the podium than any other full suspension XC bike. Now with a smarter, tougher, more responsive Brain shock and a stiffer, lighter frame, the new race-focused Epic cuts the time between starting line and victory even shorter.

    Epic Evo

    Singletrack Scorcher

    Crossing the finish line first isn’t the only way to worship at the altar of speed. When it comes to ripping backcountry miles and railing endless singletrack with ruthless efficiency, the Epic EVO - with its purebred Epic speed, tuned suspension, increased travel and trail-tweaked geo - is your crazy-fast riding partner.

    Epic Hardtail

    Simply Fast

    The lightest production hardtail on earth is also now the most capable and comfortable racing machine ever created. Behold the game-changer—the Epic Hardtail. We refined every inch of this bike to create the world’s lightest, fastest, and most forgiving race machine, because you’re not reaching the podium if you’re getting pummeled by the trail.

    XC Gear

    In cross country racing, your bike is only half of the winning equation. What you wear and how you equip your bike also impacts your performance. That’s why we offer a massive range of cross country equipment and clothing. If speed is what you seek, you’ll find what you need here.