Epic Expert Carbon 29
$5,800.00
Part No.  

Epic Expert Carbon 29

$5,800.00
Part No.  34980
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Epic Expert Carbon 29
Overview
Technical Specifications
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With 29-inch wheels, carbon fiber frame, and Brain inertia valve damping technology in both the Fox/Specialized rear shock and custom RockShox SID fork, the Epic Expert Carbon 29 has the speed to tame any cross-country terrain.
  • FACT IS 9m carbon FSR frame with M5 alloy rear triangle with dedicated 29er geometry, sealed cartridge bearing pivots and 142mm dropouts delivers strength, rigidity, and suppleness to create an uncompromising 100mm-travel Competitive XC bike
  • Specialized and Fox put their heads together to develop the FlowControl Mini Brain shock with Brain Fade inertia valve, air spring, and adjustable rebound for the ultimate in racing and trail riding performance, new tune for 2012
  • Custom RockShox SID 29 Brain fork features inertia valve technology with Brain Fade adjustments to dial in the perfect platform for XC performance
  • Roval Control 29 wheelset with durable DT Swiss internals, OS28 front hub, and stainless DT Swiss spokes powers over challenging terrain with lightweight durability
  • Super-light, custom SRAM carbon S-2200 10-speed double crankset with PF30 spindle and removable spider offers stiffness, performance, and durability
  • Custom Formula R1 S hydraulic disc brakes with tool-less reach adjustment, and metallic pads, offer lightweight, power-packed control for ripping XC trails

Technical Specifications

FRAMESET
SEAT BINDER 36.9mm clamp size, 7050 hard anodized alloy collar, single bolt
HEADSET 1-1/8 and 1-1/2"" Threadless, Campy style upper with 1-1/2"" lower bearing for tapered integrated HT, cartridge bearings
FRAME FACT 9m carbon front triangle, 29"" geometry, FACT IS construction, gussetless TT (S/M), M5 aluminum chainstays & seatstays, tapered HT, carbon PF30 BB, 142mm dropouts, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger, 100mm travel
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Roval Control 29, OS 28mm end caps, QR, 32h
REAR HUB Roval Control 29 142+, DT Swiss alloy cassette body, 12mm thru-axle, 32h
INNER TUBES Ultralight presta valve
SPOKES DT Swiss Super Comp, 2.0/1.65/1.8 stainless
RIMS Roval Control 29, alloy disc, 24mm, 32h
FRONT TIRE S-Works Fast Trak, 120 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual-compound, 29x2.0""
REAR TIRE Specialized Renegade Control, 60 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual-compound, 29x1.95""
DRIVETRAIN
BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM PF30, OS press-in bearing, sealed cartridge
CHAIN KMC X-10, 10-speed, w/ reusable Missing Link, nickel plates
CRANKSET Custom SRAM carbon S-2200, 10-speed XC double, PF30 spindle, removable spider, S: 170mm, Others: 175mm
CASSETTE SRAM PG-1050 10-speed, 11-36t
SHIFT LEVERS SRAM X9, 10-speed, trigger, w/MiXmaster clamp
FRONT DERAILLEUR SRAM X7, 10-speed, S3 direct mount for DMD, bottom-pull
CHAINRINGS 38/24
REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM X0, 10-speed, mid cage
COCKPIT
SADDLE Specialized Body Geometry Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm width
SEATPOST 2014 butted alloy, single bolt setback, 400mm
GRIPS Specialized lock-on, S/M: Grappler, Others: Grappler XL
HANDLEBARS Specialized XC flat, 2014 butted alloy, 680mm wide, 8º back sweep, 31.8mm
STEM Specialized XC, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 31.8mm clamp, adjustable rise, S: 75mm, M: 90mm, L: 105mm, XL: 105mm
BRAKES
BRAKE LEVERS Custom Formula R1 S hydraulic, FCS and tool-less reach adj., w/MiXmaster clamps
FRONT BRAKE Custom Formula R1 S hydraulic, FCS and tool-less reach adj., metallic pad, MiXmaster shift lever mounts, 160mm rotor
REAR BRAKE Custom Formula R1 S hydraulic, FCS and tool-less reach adj., metallic pad, MiXmaster shift lever mounts, 160mm rotor
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Resin Test Ride Pedals with toe clips, CEN std.
SUSPENSION
FORK Custom RockShox SID 29 Brain, inertia valve damper, air spring, tapered alloy steerer, Brain Fade and rebound adj., QR, 100mm travel
REAR SHOCK Fox/Specialized remote Mini-Brain w/new 2012 tune, inertia valve, w/ Brain Fade adjust, 187x47mm, 29er hose length

Geometry

Geometry Chart

Epic - Geometry

  Sm Med LG XL
Stem Length 75mm 90mm 105mm 105mm
Crank Length 170mm 175mm 175mm 175mm
Seatpost Length 400mm 400mm 400mm 400mm
Handlebar Width 680mm 680mm 680mm 680mm
Reach 386mm 415mm 438mm 458mm
Stack 586mm 605mm 614mm 633mm
Chainstay Length 448mm 448mm 448mm 448mm
Top Tube Length (Actual) 527mm 559mm 584mm 607mm
Ground-Top 917mm 936mm 945mm 964mm
Top Tube Length (Horizontal) 554mm 589mm 615mm 641mm
Head Tube Angle - Low Setting 70.5° 70.5° 70.5° 70.5°
Standover Height 755mm 766mm 775mm 790mm
Wheel Base 1075mm 1109mm 1136mm 1163mm
Head Tube Height 90mm 110mm 120mm 140mm
Seat Tube Angle (Actual) - Low Setting 69.5° 69.5° 70° 70°
Seat Tube Length - Center to Top 394mm 424mm 463mm 520mm
Seat Tube Angle (Effective) - Low Setting 74° 74° 74° 74°
Bottom Bracket Height - Low Setting 331mm 331mm 331mm 331mm

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