Epic Elite
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Epic Elite

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Epic Elite
Overview
Technical Specifications
Geometry
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World champ blood lines with custom carbon cranks and XTR rear shifting elevate the Epic Elite's performance.
  • Shimano XTR Shadow rear derailleur with carbon cage delivers ultra-light, top-of-the-line shifting performance and legendary durability
  • Super light, custom SRAM Carbon S-2200 10-speed XC double crankset with GXP spindle, bash guard and removable spider for stiffness, performance, and durability
  • M5 alloy frame rules the Competitive XC category with 100mm of supple FSR suspension, delivering small bump performance and unsurpassed efficiency in smooth terrain
  • S-Works The Captain 2.0" front and S-Works Fast Trak 2.0" rear 2Bliss Ready dual compound tires work together to deliver exceptional speed and traction, while minimizing rotating weight
  • Specialized and Fox blend their brains to develop the FlowControl Mini Brain shock with Brain Fade inertia valve, air spring, and adjustable rebound for World Cup - and local trail - domination

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN KMC X10, 10-speed, w/ reuseable Missing Link, nickel plates
BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM GXP, outboard bearing
CRANKSET Custom SRAM Carbon S-2200, 10-speed XC double, GXP spindle, removeable spider, S: 170mm, others: 175mm
FRONT DERAILLEUR SRAM X.7, 10-speed, S3 direct mount for DMD, bottom pull
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano SL-M660-10R SLX, 10-speed, trigger
CASSETTE Shimano HG81, 10-speed, 11-36t
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano RD-M980 XTR Shadow, 10-speed, mid cage
SUSPENSION
FORK RockShox Sid RL, tapered alloy steerer, compression and rebound adj., LO, standard drop-outs, 100mm travel
REAR SHOCK Fox/Specialized remote Mini-Brain, inertia valve, w/ Brain Fade adjust, 187x47mm
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Specialized Hi Lo disc, laser-etched logo, OS 28 end caps, sealed cartridge bearing, RWS, 28h
REAR HUB Specialized Hi Lo disc, laser-etched logo, double sealed cartridge bearing,QR, 32h
FRONT TIRE S-Works ""The Captain"", 120 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual compound, 26x2.0""
RIMS Custom DT Swiss X420SL, 24mm w/ eyelets, 28/32h
REAR TIRE S-Works Fast Trak LK, 120 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual compound, 26x2.0""
COCKPIT
SADDLE Specialized BG Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm width
SEATPOST 2014 butted alloy, single bolt setback, 30.9mm, 400mm
STEM Specialized XC, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 31.8mm clamp, adjustable rise
HANDLEBARS Specialized XC low-rise bar, 7050 butted alloy, 660mm wide, 8 degree back sweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS Specialized lock-on, S/M: Grappler, Other: Rocca
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Custom Avid Elixir R SL, hydraulic disc, tool-less reach adjust, alloy backed semi-metallic pads, stainless hardware, G3 Clean Sweep rotor, S/M: 160mm, L/XL: 185mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS Custom Avid Elixir R SL hydraulic, tool-less reach adj.
REAR BRAKE Custom Avid Elixir R SL, hydraulic disc, tool-less reach adjust, alloy backed semi-metallic pads, stainless hardware, G3 Clean Sweep rotor, S/M: 140mm, L/XL: 160mm rotor
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Resin Test Ride Pedals with toe clips, CEN std.
FRAMESET
HEADSET 1-1/8"" and 1.1/2"" Threadless, Campy style upper with 1.5"" lower, cartridge bearings
SEAT BINDER 34.9mm clamp ID, 7050 hard annodized alloy collar w/ QR, black
FRAME M5 alloy, fully manipulated frame w/ ORE DT/TT, gussetless TT S/M, tapered HT, 135mm drop-outs, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger, 100mm travel

Geometry

Geometry Chart

- Geometry

S M L XL
  S M L XL
Crank Length 170mm 175mm 175mm 175mm
Stem Length 75mm 90mm 105mm 105mm
Seatpost Length 400mm 400mm 400mm 400mm
Handlebar Width 660mm 660mm 660mm 660mm
Reach 393mm 425mm 446mm 464mm
Stack 561mm 571mm 589mm 618mm
Chainstay Length 425mm 425mm 425mm 425mm
Top Tube Length (Actual) 527mm 560mm 586mm 615mm
Ground-Top 892mm 902mm 920mm 949mm
Top Tube Length (Horizontal) 554mm 589mm 615mm 641mm
Head Tube Angle - Low Setting 70° 70° 70° 70°
Standover Height 755mm 765mm 774mm 790mm
Head Tube Height 125mm 135mm 155mm 185mm
Wheel Base 1060mm 1096mm 1124mm 1152mm
Seat Tube Angle (Actual) - Low Setting 71.5° 71.5° 71.5° 71.5°
Seat Tube Angle (Effective) - Low Setting 74° 74° 74° 74°
Seat Tube Length - Center to Top 394mm 424mm 463mm 520mm
Bottom Bracket Height - Low Setting 331mm 331mm 331mm 331mm

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