Epic Expert Carbon
$5,500.00
Part No.  

Epic Expert Carbon

$5,500.00
Part No.  22570
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Epic Expert Carbon
Overview
Technical Specifications
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WIN BY A LANDSLIDE WITH THE NEW EPIC® — the bike that turned its debut race into Christoph Sauser's first XC World Championship title uses an advanced carbon chassis, integrated FSR suspension and new Mini Brain technology to make molehills out of mountains.
  • 100mm-travel Epic FACT IS carbon main triangle trims weight and adds stiffness for enhanced control. Performance-oriented geometry makes the Epic the fastest bike from Point A to Point B.
  • Specialized proprietary FlowControl Mini Brain allows Epic's AFR rear shock to instantaneously transition between firm and fully active settings, enhancing both efficiency and control.
  • 100mm-travel RockShox SID Race fork with Black Box Motion Control damper and external rebound and external compression adjust helps match fork performance to FlowControl Mini Brain and FSR telemetry.
  • Custom Avid Elixir R Carbon SL brakes feature full hydraulic calipers and organic pads for enhanced modulation. 160 or 185mm rotor for awesome control with minimal weight. Elixir R Carbon SL levers feature tool-free reach adjustment for enhanced comfort and control. Carbon lever blade trims weight.
  • Wheels built for speed: light and durable DT Swiss X420SL rims and Competition stainless spokes, Custom DT Swiss 370 rear hub with Two-Pawl freehub and RWS quick release, Specialized Hi-Lo 9mm thru-axle front hub for stiffness and steering percision

Technical Specifications

FRAMESET
SEAT BINDER 7050 hard annodized alloy collar w/ QR, 36.9mm clamp ID, for carbon frame black
FRAME FACT 9m carbon front triangle, IS construction, M5 aluminum rear triangle. sealed cartridge bearing pivots, 100mm travel, replaceable derailleur hanger
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Specialized Hi Lo disc, CNC flange, sealed cartridge bearing, Oversized end caps, 9mm DT RWS, alloy QR, 28h
REAR HUB Custom DT Swiss 370 w/ DT RWS QR, 32h
INNER TUBES Specialized Ultralight 26x2.0"", presta
SPOKES DT Swiss Competition 1.8/1.6mm, stainless, black, alloy nipples
FRONT TIRE S-Works Fast Trak LK, 26x2.0"", 120 TPI, tubeless ready aramid bead, dual compound
RIMS Custom DT Swiss X420SL, 24mm w/ eyelets, 28/32h
REAR TIRE S-Works Fast Trak LK, 26x2.0"", 120 TPI, tubeless ready aramid bead, dual compound
DRIVETRAIN
BOTTOM BRACKET Shimano M762
CHAIN SRAM PC-971, 9-speed w/Power Link
CRANKSET Custom Shimano FC-M762, 2pc., S: 170mm, others: 175mm
CASSETTE Shimano HG61, 9-speed, 11-34t
SHIFT LEVERS SRAM X-9, aluminum trigger, 9-speed
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano M660 SLX, DMD, top swing, dual pull
CHAINRINGS 22S x 32A x 44A, 4-bolt, 104/64mm
REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM X-0, 9-speed, mid cage
COCKPIT
SADDLE Specialized Phenom, hollow Cr-Mo rails, thin foam, S/M: 130mm, L/XL: 143mm
SEATPOST 2014 butted alloy, single-bolt setback, S/M: 350, L/XL: 400mm
GRIPS Specialized thin lock on grip (S/M) Specialized Thick lock on grip (L/XL)
HANDLEBARS Specialized XC low rise 31.8mm bar, 2014 butted alloy, 6 degree up, 8 degree backsweep, 640mm wide
STEM Specialized adjustable rise, 31.8mm clamp, 3D forged w/ CNC finish
BRAKES
BRAKE LEVERS Custom Avid Elixir R Carbon SL Hydraulic, tool-less adj. reach
FRONT BRAKE Custom Avid Elixir R Carbon SL, Carbon lever, SS hardware, alloy backed organic pads, S/M: 160mm, L/XL: 185mm rotor
REAR BRAKE Custom Avid Elixir R Carbon SL, Carbon lever, SS hardware, alloy backed organic pads, S/M: 140mm, L/XL: 160mm rotor
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS None
SUSPENSION
FORK RockShox SID Race, 100mm travel, air spring, motion control damper, external rebound and external floodgate compression adj.w/ LO, alloy steerer
REAR SHOCK Specialized AFR remote mini , BRAIN inertia valve w/ BRAIN fade and rebound adj.

Geometry

Geometry Chart

Epic - Geometry

S M L XL
  S M L XL
Stem Length 70mm 90mm 110mm 120mm
Crank Length 170mm 175mm 175mm 175mm
Seatpost Length 300mm 350mm 400mm 400mm
Handlebar Width 640mm 640mm 640mm 640mm
Chainstay Length 425mm 425mm 425mm 425mm
Top Tube Length (Actual) 547mm 580mm 603mm 633mm
Top Tube Length (Horizontal) 554mm 589mm 615mm 641mm
Head Tube Angle - Low Setting 70° 70° 70° 70°
Standover Height 726mm 747mm 757mm 775mm
Wheel Base 1061mm 1098mm 1126mm 1153mm
Head Tube Height 126mm 144mm 154mm 184mm
Seat Tube Angle (Actual) - Low Setting 74° 74° 74° 74°
Seat Tube Length - Center to Top 394mm 444mm 483mm 533mm
Bottom Bracket Height - Low Setting 331mm 331mm 331mm 331mm

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