Epic Expert Carbon 29er
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Epic Expert Carbon 29er

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Epic Expert Carbon 29er
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Technical Specifications
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Approaching a level of performance historically found only in S-Works, now in 29er trim.
  • Custom RockShox Reba 29 100mm fork with Brain features rebound and Brain Fade adjustments to dial in the perfect platform for 29er bliss
  • Super light, custom SRAM Carbon S-2200 10-speed XC double crankset for 29er with PF-30 spindle and removable spider offers stiffness, performance, and durability
  • Custom Avid Elixir CR SL brakes, with tool-less reach adjust and alloy backed semi-metallic pads, offer lightweight, power-packed control for ripping down XC trails
  • 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
  • DT Swiss X420SL 24mm-wide 29" rims are sleeved and eyeletted for a sturdy and lightweight package that climbs effortlessly, Specialized Hi Lo hubs and DT Swiss spokes add strength and durability
  • Super light FACT IS 9m carbon 29er-specific frame with M5 alloy rear triangle and sealed cartridge bearing pivots delivers strength, rigidity, and suppleness to create an uncompromising 100mm-travel Competitive XC bike

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN KMC X10, 10-speed, w/ reuseable Missing Link, nickel plates
BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM PF-30, OS press-in bearing, sealed cartridge
CRANKSET Custom SRAM Carbon S-2200, 10-speed XC double for 29er, PF-30, removeable spider, S: 170mm, others: 175mm
FRONT DERAILLEUR SRAM X.7, 10-speed, S3 direct mount for DMD, bottom pull
SHIFT LEVERS SRAM X.9, 10-speed, aluminum trigger
CASSETTE Shimano HG81, 10-speed, 11-36t
CHAINRINGS 38A x 24A, 4-bolt, 104/64mm
REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM X.0, 10-speed, mid cage
SUSPENSION
FORK Custom RockShox Reba 29 w/Brain, inertia valve damper, air spring, tapered alloy steerer, Brain Fade and rebound adj., QR, 100mm travel
REAR SHOCK Fox/Specialized remote Mini-Brain, inertia valve, w/ Brain Fade adjust, 187x47mm, 29er hose length
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Specialized Hi Lo disc, laser-etched logo, OS 28 end caps, sealed cartridge bearing, RWS, 32h
REAR HUB Specialized Hi Lo 142+ disc, laser-etched logo, double sealed cartridge bearing, 32h
INNER TUBES Ultralight presta valve
SPOKES DT Swiss Competition 1.8/1.6mm stainless
FRONT TIRE S-Works ""The Captain"", 120 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual compound, 29x2.0""
RIMS Custom DT Swiss X450SL, 29"" rim, 24mm w/ eyelets, 32h
REAR TIRE S-Works Renegade, 120 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual compound, 29x1.95""
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 flat bar, 2014 butted alloy, 680mm wide, 8 degree back sweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS Specialized lock-on, S/M: Grappler, Other: Rocca
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Custom Avid Elixir CR SL, hydraulic disc, tool-less pad contact & reach adj., alloy backed semi-metallic pads, stainless hardware, S/M: 160mm, L/XL: 185mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS Custom Avid Elixir CR SL, hydraulic disc, tool-less adj. reach and pad contact, alloy lever blade
REAR BRAKE Custom Avid Elixir CR SL, hydraulic disc, tool-less pad contact & reach adj., alloy backed semi-metallic pads, stainless hardware, 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 36.9mm clamp ID, 7050 hard annodized alloy collar w/ QR, for carbon frame
FRAME FACT 9m carbon front triangle, 29"" geometry, FACT IS construction, gussetless TT S/M, M5 aluminum chainstays & seatstays, tapered HT, carbon PF-30 BB, 142mm drop-outs, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger, 100mm travel

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