Epic Hardtail Comp Carbon World Cup
For the Epic Hardtail Comp Carbon World Cup, we took a revolutionary new frame design and spec'd it specifically for the rigors of racing at the highest level. It's one of the lightest frames we've ever made, tipping the scales around 1175g. And to do so, we built the entyre frame from our superlative carbon fibre, FACT 10m, and then we took some cues from our road bikes. We borrowed the Rider-First Engineered™ concept that originated with the Tarmac. Now, the frame design applies specificity to every tube size and carbon layup for every frame size. This creates the optimal balance of rigidity, weight, and responsiveness, so every frame, regardless of size, performs just as we intended. We've also tweaked the geometry for more speed and stability by slacking-out the head tube angle, lengthening the top tube, and correcting the seat tube angle. This way, it feels more planted then ever, and frankly, it's stupid fast. We also widened the rear spacing to 12x148mm and included internal split-housing cable routing. For the build, this Epic hits right on the money, opting for a custom-tuned RockShox Reba RL fork, one-by, 11-speed SRAM shifting, and fast rolling Roval Control wheels.
- By pairing a FACT 10m carbon fibre frame with our XC 29 Geometry, this Epic places a focus on tight tube angles and extremely light overall weight for explosive speed and nimble handling on the race circuit. For good measure, we also gave it 148mm rear spacing and all-new triangulated post-mount brake mounts.
- A custom RockShox Reba RL 29 fork offers up 90/100mm of smooth travel, while an easily accessible compression and rebound adjusts permit you to customize the feel according to the terrain at hand.
- 1x, 11-speed shifting is provided by a durable mix of SRAM GX and NX components.
|SEAT BINDER||Alloy, 30.0mm|
|FRAME||Specialized FACT 11m, XC Geometry, internal split-housing cable routing, PF30 BB, 12x148mm rear end, triangulated post-mount 160mm brake|
|CHAIN||SRAM PC-1110, 11-speed w/PowerLink|
|CRANKSET||RaceFace Aeffect, 6000-series alloy, 24mm spindle, 52mm chainline, 30T|
|CASSETTE||SRAM PG-1130, 11-speed, 11-42t|
|SHIFT LEVERS||SRAM NX, 11-speed, trigger|
|REAR DERAILLEUR||SRAM GX, long cage, 11-speed|
|SADDLE||Body Geometry Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm|
|SEATPOST||Specialized Alloy 27.2mm|
|GRIPS||Specialized Sip Grip, half-waffle, S/M: regular thickness, L/XL: XL thickness|
|HANDLEBARS||Specialized Mini-rise, 6000 alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 10mm rise, 720mm width, 31.8mm clamp|
|STEM||Specialized XC, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise|
|FRONT BRAKE||Shimano M506, hydraulic disc, resin pad, 180/160mm rotor|
|REAR BRAKE||Shimano M506, hydraulic disc, resin pad, 160mm rotor|
|FORK||Custom RockShox Reba RL, rebound adjust, Solo Air spring, tapered alloy crown/steerer, 15x110mm Maxle Stealth thru-axle, 90/100mm of travel, 51mm offset|
|FRONT HUB||Specialized disc, alloy, sealed cartridge bearings,100x15mm thru-axle, 32h|
|REAR HUB||Specialized disc, alloy, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm thru-axle, 32h|
|SPOKES||DT Swiss Industry, stainless, 3-cross, 2.0"|
|FRONT TYRE||Fast Trak, Control casing, 29x2.2", 60TPI, Aramid folding bead, 2Bliss Ready|
|RIMS||Roval Control 29, hookless alloy, 22mm internal width, tubeless-ready|
|REAR TYRE||Fast Trak, Control casing, 29x2.2", 60TPI, Aramid folding bead, 2Bliss Ready|
* Specifications are subject to change without notice
Epic - Geometry
|Seat Post Length||350mm||400mm||400mm||400mm|
|Bike Stand-Over Height||760mm||790mm||814mm||845mm|
|Fork Length (full)||496mm||506mm||506mm||506mm|
|Top-Tube Length (horizontal)||568mm||595mm||623mm||649mm|