Epic Expert Carbon 29
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Epic Expert Carbon 29

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Epic Expert Carbon 29
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Technical Specifications
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With 29-inch Roval Control Carbon wheels, FACT 9m carbon frame, and Brain inertia valve damping technology in both the FOX/Specialized shock and custom 100mm-travel RockShox SID fork, the Epic Expert Carbon has the speed to tame any cross-country terrain.
  • Custom SRAM X0 2X10 drivetrain for quick and reliable shifting
  • Lightweight and compliant Specialized alloy seatpost
  • Custom SRAM carbon PF30 crankset for stiff, yet lightweight pedaling performance
  • Roval Control Carbon 29 wheelset w/ Zero Bead Hook and 142+ spacing for greater control
  • FACT 9m carbon, 100mm-travel, FSR frame w/ full SWAT kit for the ultimate XC race machine
  • Specialized/FOX Brain shock w/ AUTOSAG knows the difference between smooth and rough terrain
  • Shimano SLX 10-speed trigger for dialed drivetrain performance
  • Custom RockShox SID 29 fork w/ Brain damping and 100mm travel for race-ready XC performance
  • Shimano XTR 10-speed rear derailleur for lightweight, pinpoint shifts
  • 2Bliss Ready S-Works/Control Fast Trak tire combo for high-traction and fast-rolling speed

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN SRAM PC 1051, 10-speed, w/ PowerLink
BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM, PF30, OS press-in bearings, sealed cartridge
CRANKSET Custom SRAM S-2200, carbon, PF30 spindle, 22/36, 104/64mm BCD spider
FRONT DERAILLEUR Custom SRAM X0, 2x10, high direct mount
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano SLX, 10-speed, trigger
CASSETTE SRAM PG 1050, 10-speed, 11-36
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano XTR Shadow Plus, 10-speed, GS mid cage
SUSPENSION
FORK RockShox SID 29 Brain, Solo Air spring, tapered alloy steerer, bottom-mount BrainFade, rebound adjust, 15mm thru-axle, 100mm travel
REAR SHOCK FOX/Specialized remote Mini-Brain w/ AUTOSAG, inertia valve, BrainFade adjust, 205x53mm, 100mm travel
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Roval Control Carbon 29, 15mm thru-axle, 32h
REAR HUB Roval Control Carbon 29 142+, DT Swiss Star Ratchet, 12mm thru-axle, 32h
SPOKES DT Swiss Revolution
FRONT TIRE S-Works Fast Trak Control, 120TPI, 2Bliss Ready, folding bead, 29x2.2""
RIMS Roval Control Carbon 29, carbon disc, hookless bead, 22mm internal width, 32h
REAR TIRE Specialized Fast Trak Control, 60TPI, 2Bliss Ready, folding bead, 29x2.0""
COCKPIT
SADDLE Body Geometry Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
SEATPOST Specialized alloy, single bolt, 27.2mm
STEM Specialized, forged alloy, 6-degree rise
HANDLEBARS Specialized flat, 8-degree backsweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS Specialized Sip Grip, light lock-on, half-waffle, S/M: regular thickness, Others: XL
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Magura MTS, hydraulic disc, Hi Friction pad, alloy master cylinder, alloy caliper, Storm SL rotor, S/M: 160mm rotor, Others: 180mm
BRAKE LEVERS Magura MTS, alloy lever
REAR BRAKE Magura MTS, hydraulic disc, Hi Friction pad, alloy master cylinder, alloy caliper, 160mm Storm SL rotor
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Resin test ride, w/ toe clips, CEN std.
FRAMESET
SWAT SWAT MTB XC Kit w/ bottle cages, EMT Tool, and Top Cap Chain Tool
HEADSET 1-1/8"" and 1-1/2"" threadless, Campy style upper with 1-1/2"" lower, cartridge bearings
SEAT BINDER Alloy, 31.8mm
FRAME FACT 9m carbon, 29"" geometry, FACT IS construction, FACT carbon front triangle, M5 alloy rear triangle, tapered headtube, carbon PF30 BB, full internal cable routing, 142mm dropouts, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger, SWAT EMT tool cradle, 100mm travel

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