Demo 8
$3,900.00
Part No.  

Demo 8

$3,900.00
Part No.  22298
load-spinner
Demo 8
Overview
Technical Specifications
Geometry
Reviews
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.
  • Custom Avid Elixir R brakes feature 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 levers have a tool-free reach adjustment feature for enhanced comfort an
  • 32-hole DT Swiss F550 rims are custom for Specialized. 32mm width, eyelets and a sleeved joint bump up durability. DT Swisss Champion stainless spokes provide a true build and long-haul 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.
  • 8.2-inch travel M5 manipulated alloy frame features a cold-forged head tube, seat tube, bottom bracket shell, linkage points and center rib cage for off-the-charts durability. Adjustable geometry for situation-specific tuning.
  • World-beating Boxxer Race fork with 203mm of plush, coil-sprung travel. Motion Control damping and external compression and rebound adjust help riders dial in performance for any course.

Technical Specifications

FRAMESET
SEAT BINDER 7050 hard annodized alloy collar w/ QR, 34.9mm clamp ID, black
HEADSET 1-1/8"" Threadless, 13mm insertion alloy cups with OS lower cartridge and bearing
FRAME Demo 8 FSR M5 Manipulated Alloy, 8.2"" travel, asymetrical rear triangle, ISCG mount, adj. geometry, 1-1/8"" forged HT, cartridge bearing rear shock mount, rear derailleur protector
WHEELS
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 Champion 2.0mm stainless, brass nipples
RIMS Custom DT Swiss F550, 30mm, 32h
FRONT TIRE Specialized Chunder SX 26x2.3"", 60 TPI, aramid bead, cap ply, soft dual compound
REAR TIRE Specialized Chunder SX 26x2.3"", 60 TPI, aramid bead, cap ply, soft dual compound
DRIVETRAIN
BOTTOM BRACKET Truvativ Howitzer XR, oversize sealed outboard cartridge bearing, 73mm shell
CHAIN SRAM PC-971, 9-speed w/Power Link
CRANKSET Truvativ Hussefelt, 170mm w/ Gamut P-30 chain guide
CASSETTE SRAM PG-970, 12-26t
SHIFT LEVERS SRAM X-7, trigger, 9-speed
REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM X-9, 9-speed, short cage
COCKPIT
SADDLE Specialized Enduro, 8mm hollow Cr-Mo rails, SL foam
SEATPOST 6061 butted alloy, two bolt setback, 30.9x300mm
GRIPS Specialized lock on grip, alloy bar ends
HANDLEBARS Specialized Demo rise bar, 6066 alloy, 31.8mm, 6 degree up, 9 degree backsweep, 680mm wide
STEM Specialized Aggro stem, 35mm extension, OS 31.8, 4-bolt, forged
BRAKES
BRAKE LEVERS Custom Avid Elixir R Hydraulic, tool-less adj. reach
FRONT BRAKE Custom Avid Elixir R hydraulic disc, reach adjust, metallic pads, 203mm rotor
REAR BRAKE Custom Avid Elixir R, hydraulic disc, reach adjust, metallic pads, 185mm rotor
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Specialized Lo-Pro alloy
SUSPENSION
FORK RockShox Boxxer Race, 203mm travel, motion control damper, alloy steerer, external compression and rebound adj., 20mm maxle DH thru-axle
REAR SHOCK Fox DHX 4.0 coil 8.75x2.75"", ProPedal and rebound adj., bottom out control and IFP pressure, S:450, M:500, L:550

Geometry

Geometry Chart

Demo - Geometry

S M L
  S M L
Stem Length 35mm 35mm 35mm
Crank Length 170mm 170mm 170mm
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
Chainstay Length 421mm 421mm 421mm
Seat Tube Angle (Effective) - High Setting 76° 76° 76°
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
Wheel Base 1168mm 1196mm 1213mm
Head Tube Height 120mm 120mm 120mm
Seat Tube Angle (Actual) - Low Setting 64.5° 64.5° 64.5°
Seat Tube Length - Center to Top 432mm 432mm 457mm
Seat Tube Angle (Effective) - Low Setting 75° 75° 75°
Bottom Bracket Height - Low Setting 368mm 368mm 368mm

Reviews