Epic Expert Carbon 29er
$5,200.00
Part No.  

Epic Expert Carbon 29er

$5,200.00
Part No.  23667
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Epic Expert Carbon 29er
Overview
Technical Specifications
Geometry
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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

FRAMESET
SEAT BINDER 36.9mm clamp ID, 7050 hard annodized alloy collar w/ QR, for carbon frame
HEADSET 1-1/8"" and 1-1/2"" Threadless, Campy style upper with 1.5"" lower, cartridge bearings
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
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
RIMS Custom DT Swiss X450SL, 29"" rim, 24mm w/ eyelets, 32h
FRONT TIRE S-Works ""The Captain"", 120 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual compound, 29x2.0""
REAR TIRE S-Works Renegade, 120 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual compound, 29x1.95""
DRIVETRAIN
BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM PF-30, OS press-in bearing, sealed cartridge
CHAIN KMC X10, 10-speed, w/ reuseable Missing Link, nickel plates
CRANKSET Custom SRAM Carbon S-2200, 10-speed XC double for 29er, PF-30, removeable spider, S: 170mm, others: 175mm
CASSETTE Shimano HG81, 10-speed, 11-36t
SHIFT LEVERS SRAM X.9, 10-speed, aluminum trigger
FRONT DERAILLEUR SRAM X.7, 10-speed, S3 direct mount for DMD, bottom pull
CHAINRINGS 38A x 24A, 4-bolt, 104/64mm
REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM X.0, 10-speed, mid cage
COCKPIT
SADDLE Specialized BG Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm width
SEATPOST 2014 butted alloy, single bolt setback, 30.9mm, 400mm
GRIPS Specialized lock-on, S/M: Grappler, Other: Rocca
HANDLEBARS Specialized XC flat bar, 2014 butted alloy, 680mm wide, 8 degree back sweep, 31.8mm
STEM Specialized XC, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 31.8mm clamp, adjustable rise
BRAKES
BRAKE LEVERS Custom Avid Elixir CR SL, hydraulic disc, tool-less adj. reach and pad contact, alloy lever blade
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
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.
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

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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