Demo 8 I Alloy

When sending it full gas down the run, you want confidence that your bike will perform as it should, and no material has earned its keep on the downhill circuit like our M5 aluminium. The reasons for this are stacking, but primarily, it can all be summed up by stiffness, light overall weight, and strength. That's why you'll find that our Demo 8 I Alloy was constructed from it in order to make your next shred-sesh that much more fun.

It's more than a one-trick-pony, though, as it also features a 1.5-inch forged head tube to enhance most of these qualities. As for the ride, the Demo 8 pairs our S3 Geometry with an asymmetric frame design that ensures plenty of access, 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 a custom-tuned FOX VAN RC. 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 RS brakes, a durable one-by SRAM drivetrain, and our legendary Butcher & Slaughter DH tyres, you get a bike that wants nothing more than to be pushed harder and faster.

When sending it full gas down the run, you want confidence that your bike will perform as it should, and no material has earned its keep on the downhill circuit like our M5 aluminium. The reasons for this are stacking, but primarily, it can all be summed up by stiffness, light overall weight, and strength. That's why you'll find that our Demo 8 I Alloy was constructed from it in order to make your next shred-sesh that much more fun.

It's more than a one-trick-pony, though, as it also features a 1.5-inch forged head tube to enhance most of these qualities. As for the ride, the Demo 8 pairs our S3 Geometry with an asymmetric frame design that ensures plenty of access, 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 a custom-tuned FOX VAN RC. 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 RS brakes, a durable one-by SRAM drivetrain, and our legendary Butcher & Slaughter DH tyres, you get a bike that wants nothing more than to be pushed harder and faster.

    • FRAME

      M5 alloy, S3 Geometry, carbon seatstay, BB30, full internal cable routing, 135mm dropouts, lipped and sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger, 200mm of travel

    • FORK

      RockShox BoXXer Team 27.5, coil spring, S: Extra soft spring, M: Soft spring, L: Medium spring, XL: Firm spring, 200mm of travel, Charger Damper, compression adjust, rebound adjust, alloy steerer, 48mm offset, Maxle Lite DH

    • REAR SHOCK

      FOX/Specialized Van RC, rebound & compression adjust, 9.5x3.0"

    • FRONT HUB

      Specialized disc, alloy flange & disc mount, sealed cartridge bearings, 20mm thru-axle, 32h

    • REAR HUB

      Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x135mm spacing, 32h

    • SPOKES

      DT Swiss Industry, stainless, 3-cross, 2.0"

    • RIMS

      Roval 27.5, alloy, 24mm internal width

    • INNER TUBES

      Standard, Presta valve

    • FRONT TYRE

      Butcher, DH casing, 27.5 b x2.5", 60 TPI, wire bead

    • REAR TYRE

      Butcher, DH casing, 27.5 b x2.3", 60 TPI, wire bead

    • CRANKSET

      Custom SRAM Descendant, BB30, 7050 alloy arms w/ Gamut bashguard, 165mm

    • CHAINRINGS

      Steel, 30T

    • BOTTOM BRACKET

      SRAM BB30, 83mm

    • SHIFT LEVERS

      SRAM X7, trigger

    • REAR DERAILLEUR

      SRAM GX, Type 2.1, short cage

    • CASSETTE

      SRAM PG-1030, 10 speed, 11-36 last three cogs removed

    • CHAIN

      SRAM PC-1031, 10-speed w/ PowerLink

    • FRONT BRAKE

      SRAM Guide RS lever and caliper, hydraulic disc, organic pads, 200mm rotor

    • REAR BRAKE

      SRAM Guide RS lever and caliper, hydraulic disc, organic pads, 180mm rotor

    • HANDLEBARS

      Specialized DH, 7050 alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 27mm rise, 800mm, 31.8mm clamp

    • GRIPS

      Specialized Sip Grip, half-waffle, S/M: regular thickness, L/XL: XL thickness

    • STEM

      Specialized Direct Mount DH Stem, two-piece, forged alloy, 45mm

    • SADDLE

      Body Geometry Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm

    • SEATPOST

      Specialized, 6061 alloy, 2-bolt clamp, 0mm setback, 30.9mm

    • SEAT BINDER

      Alloy, 36.9mm

    • PEDALS

      Specialized Bennies, 6061 alloy body, sealed cartridge bearings, 4.5mm removable pins

    Specifications subject to change without notice.

  • M5 alloy construction works in tandem with our S3 Geometry, an asymmetric frame design, and a 1.5” forged head tube to create the ultimate race machine. The design is relatively compact in order increase maneuverability and responsiveness, while the 200mm of travel at the rear makes the bike capable of taking on the biggest of hits in stride. And to fill out all of the details that make the difference on race day, we’ve included an ISCG ‘05 mount for chain guides and a rear derailleur protector to keep you shifting smoothly through rock gardens and unexpected strikes.
  • 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.
  • The clutched SRAM GX rear derailleur all but eliminates dropped chains, so you're able to rail through rock gardens while still being able to sprint out of them.
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