Epic Comp
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Epic Comp

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Epic Comp
Overview
Technical Specifications
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COMPETITIVE XC Let's be honest here: The endless pursuit of speed is the reason you ride. That might mean beating up on the regulars at your Saturday morning ride or leading the pack through a tough section of trail at a NORBA National. Proven at every level of competition-our 2007 S-Works edition has already won a UCI World Cup. The Epic, with its incredibly efficient Flow Control Brain suspension technology, is the fastest suspension bike in the world.

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  • Avid Juicy 5 SL, hydraulic disc brakes
  • DT custom for Specialized X420 rims, 24mm w/eyelets, 32h
  • Epic FSR M5 alloy, fully manipulated frame w/ new larger diameter/stiffer ORE DT/TT, sealed cartridge bearings, 100mm travel
  • Fox F100 RL 100mm fork
  • SRAM X-9, 9-speed, long cage rear derailleur
  • Specialized AFR inertia, Brain Fade rear shock

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN SRAM PC-971 w/Power Link
BOTTOM BRACKET Shimano M762 XT custom for Specialized
CRANKSET Shimano A/A/S 2pc custom
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano M581 LX, 34.9mm clamp, bottom swing, dual pull
SHIFT LEVERS SRAM X-7, aluminum 9-speed trigger
CASSETTE Shimano HG50, 9-speed, 11/34t
CHAINRINGS 22A/32A/44A 4mm thick outer, 4 bolt 104/64mm
REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM X-9, 9-speed, mid cage
SUSPENSION
FORK Fox F100 RL, 100mm travel, air spring, rebound/compression adjust w/ lock out, alloy steerer
REAR SHOCK Specialized AFR inertia, Brain Fade, adjustable from HT firm to Trail Tune, air spring, rebound adjust
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Specialized Hi Lo disc, 28h CNC flange and disc mount, sealed cartridge bearing, 9mm DT RWS alloy QR
REAR HUB Shimano custom M525SL hub for Specialized, 32h, alloy QR
INNER TUBES Specialized Ultralight 26x2.0"", presta
SPOKES DT Swiss 1.8mm stainless, alloy nipples
FRONT TIRE Specialized Fast Trak Control LK, 26x2.0"", 60TPI, tubeless ready aramid bead, dual compound
RIMS DT Swiss custom for Specialized X420, 24mm w/ eyelets, 28/32h
REAR TIRE Specialized Fast Trak Control LK, 26x2.0"", 60TPI, tubeless ready aramid bead, dual compound
COCKPIT
SADDLE Specialized XC MTB, hollow Cr-Mo rails, SL foam
SEATPOST 2014 butted alloy, single bolt setback, 30.9 x 350/400mm
STEM Specialized adjustable rise, 31.8mm clamp, 3D forged w/CNC finish
HANDLEBARS Specialized XC low rise 31.8mm bar, 6066 butted alloy, 6 degree up, 8 degree backsweep, 620mm wide
GRIPS Specialized MTB, dual density
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Avid Juicy 5, hydraulic disc, 203mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS Avid Juicy 5, hydraulic disc
REAR BRAKE Avid Juicy 5, hydraulic disc, 203mm rotor
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Crank Brothers Smarty custom for Specialized
FRAMESET
HEADSET 1 1/8"" Threadless, alloy cups w/ 10mm insertion, sealed cartridge bearing
SEAT BINDER 7050 hard annodized alloy collar w/ QR, 34.9mm clamp ID, black
FRAME Epic FSR M5 alloy, fully manipulated frame w/ new larger diameter/stiffer ORE DT/TT, FACT carbon shock link, sealed cartridge bearings, 100mm travel, replaceable derailleur hanger

Geometry

Geometry Chart

- Geometry

S M L XL
  S M L XL
Crank Length 170mm 175mm 175mm 175mm
Stem Length 75mm 90mm 105mm 120mm
Seatpost Length 350mm 350mm 400mm 400mm
Handlebar Width 640mm 640mm 640mm 640mm
Chainstay Length 427mm 427mm 427mm 427mm
Top Tube Length (Actual) 538mm 572mm 597mm 624mm
Top Tube Length (Horizontal) 554mm 589mm 615mm 641mm
Head Tube Angle - Low Setting 70° 70° 70° 70°
Standover Height 748mm 757mm 767mm 778mm
Head Tube Height 100mm 120mm 140mm 160mm
Wheel Base 1064mm 1100mm 1127mm 1155mm
Seat Tube Angle (Actual) - Low Setting 74.2° 74.2° 74.2° 74.2°
Seat Tube Length - Center to Top 394mm 444mm 483mm 533mm
Bottom Bracket Height - Low Setting 331mm 331mm 331mm 331mm

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