Demo 8 II
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Demo 8 II

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Demo 8 II
Technical Specifications
BUILT FOR STEEP TRAILS AND BIG AIR, our Demo laughs in the face of ruthless terrain with 7 and 8 inches of generous travel. Its top-of-the line Fox components, stable geometry with low central mass and insanely strong double ORE down tubes are competition-proven to withstand the most extreme abuse.
  • Fox DHX 5.0 coil shock custom-tuned for the Demo 8's FSR telemetry. 15-click ProPedal damping, boost valve and bottom-out resistance give the Demo 8 responsiveness, no matter the terrain.
  • 200mm-travel Fox 40 RC2 fork is tuned to match performance of the Demo 8's DHX shock. External high and low speed compression and rebound adjustments, coil spring preload and adjustable travel help tune performance for any situation.
  • Custom Avid Elixir R Carbon brakes features full hydraulic calipers, metallic pads and a big 203mm rotor in front and 185mm in back for awesome control in fast and steep situations. Elixir R Carbon levers have a tool-free reach adjustment for enhanced comfort and control.
  • Truvativ Hussefelt made from forged 6000-series alloy for maximum durability. Gamut P-30 chainguide is easy to adjust, simple, durable and was designed to work with the FSR suspension system.
  • Specialized Lo-Pro magnesium pedals are low weight. The Cr-Mo axle, sealed bearings and replaceable grip pins also boost durability.
  • Specialized Hi-Lo hub features variable sized flanges for a perfectly tensioned, ultra durable wheel. A 20mm thru-axle on the front improves stiffness and steering precision, while the 10mm chromoly axle in back increases durability. 32-hole DT Swiss F550 rims are custom for Specialized. 32mm width, eyelets and a sleeved. DT Swiss Competition 2.0/1.8/2.0 butted, stainless spokes and brass nipples for a true build.

Technical Specifications

CHAIN SRAM PC-971, 9-speed w/Power Link
BOTTOM BRACKET Truvativ Howitzer XR, oversize sealed outboard cartridge bearing, 73mm shell
CRANKSET Truvativ Holzfeller, 170mm w/ Gamut P-30 chain guide
CASSETTE SRAM PG-970, 12-26t
CHAINRINGS 36t, 4-bolt, compact 104mm pattern
REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM X-0, 9-speed, short cage
FORK Fox 40 RC2, 200mm travel, external high/low speed compression and rebound adj., 20mm thru-axle, alloy steerer
REAR SHOCK Fox DHX 5.0 coil 8.75x2.75"", ProPedal and rebound adj., bottom out control, S:450, M:500, L:550
FRONT HUB Specialized Hi-Lo disc, 20mm thru-axle, 32h
REAR HUB Specialized thru axle 135mm, hollow 10mm Cr-Mo axle w/ RD guard
INNER TUBES Specialized 26x2.3"", presta
SPOKES DT Swiss Competition 2.0/1.8/2.0mm, black, brass nipples
FRONT TIRE Specialized Chunder SX 26x2.3"", 60 TPI, aramid bead, cap ply, soft dual compound
RIMS Custom DT Swiss F550, 30mm, 32h
REAR TIRE Specialized Chunder SX 26x2.3"", 60 TPI, aramid bead, cap ply, soft dual compound
SADDLE Specialized Enduro, 8mm hollow Cr-Mo rails, SL foam
SEATPOST Thomson straight w/ 12 degree clamp, 367mm
STEM Specialized Aggro stem, 35mm extension, OS 31.8, 4-bolt, forged
HANDLEBARS Specialized Demo rise bar, 6066 alloy, 31.8mm, 6 degree up, 9 degree backsweep, 680mm wide
GRIPS Specialized lock on grip, alloy bar ends
FRONT BRAKE Custom Avid Elixir R Carbon, hydraulic disc, reach adjust, metallic pads, carbon lever, stainless hardware, 203mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS Custom Avid Elixir R Carbon Hydraulic, tool-less adj. reach
REAR BRAKE Custom Avid Elixir R Carbon, hydraulic disc, reach adjust, metallic pads, carbon lever, SS hardware, 185mm rotor
PEDALS Specialized Lo-Pro Mag, magnesium platform, 9/16"" oversized heat treated Cr-Mo axle, sealed cartridge bearing, removable allen bolt pins
HEADSET 1-1/8"" Threadless, 13mm insertion alloy cups with OS lower cartridge and bearing
SEAT BINDER 7050 hard annodized alloy collar w/ QR, 34.9mm clamp ID, black
FRAME Demo 8 FSR M5 Manipulated Alloy, 8.2"" travel, Magnesium link, asymetrical rear triangle, ISCG mount, adj. geometry, 1-1/8"" forged HT, cartridge bearing rear shock mount, rear derailleur protector


Geometry Chart

- Geometry

  S M L
Crank Length 170mm 170mm 170mm
Stem Length 35mm 35mm 35mm
Seatpost Length 367mm 367mm 367mm
Bottom Bracket Height - High Setting 380mm 380mm 380mm
Head Tube Angle - High Setting 65° 65° 65°
Handlebar Width 680mm 680mm 680mm
Seat Tube Angle (Effective) - High Setting 76° 76° 76°
Chainstay Length 421mm 421mm 421mm
Seat Tube Angle (Actual) - High Setting 65.5° 65.5° 65.5°
Top Tube Length (Actual) 520mm 540mm 554mm
Top Tube Length (Horizontal) 550mm 575mm 592mm
Head Tube Angle - Low Setting 64° 64° 64°
Standover Height 754mm 759mm 769mm
Head Tube Height 120mm 120mm 120mm
Wheel Base 1168mm 1196mm 1213mm
Seat Tube Angle (Actual) - Low Setting 64.5° 64.5° 64.5°
Seat Tube Angle (Effective) - Low Setting 75° 75° 75°
Seat Tube Length - Center to Top 432mm 432mm 457mm
Bottom Bracket Height - Low Setting 368mm 368mm 368mm