Epic Rim
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Epic Rim

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Epic Rim
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EXPERIENCE: COMPETITIVE XC Racing is one thing, winning is quite another. The only race bike with a Brain, the 100mm travel Epic knows the fastest way to the finish line.

The Epic's fully active, fully independent FSR rear suspension is now turbo charged with 100 millimeters of rear travel, sprung by our exclusive Brain shock that automatically adjusts the suspension from firmly efficient in smooth terrain to fully active in the rough stuff. The new Brain Fade feature allows any rider to dial-in a custom balance of efficiency and compliance.

Learn about the Brain in our Tech Lab.

  • All new 06 Epic, FSR technology, optimized for Brain Fade shock, M5 alloy fully manipulated frame with ORE DT/TT, sealed cartridge bearings, 100mm travel, replaceable derailer hanger
  • Specialized Fox Brain Fade shock, adjustable from hardtail firm to trail tune, air spring, rebound adjustment, 11.7"X1.87"
  • Fox F100 RL 100mm fork, air spring, rebound/compression adjustment with lock out, 100mm travel, alloy steerer
  • 3D forged CNC machined, 4-bolt face plate, 31.8mm OS clamp, 8 degree rise
  • Avid SD-5R, cantilever brakes with cartridge pads
  • Shimano LX/XT 27-speed drive train
  • Truvativ Stylo, 2-piece crankset
  • Premium wheel set featuring Mavic X317 rims with machined sidewalls and eyelets, Specialized Stout/M-525 disc 32 hole hubs, DT Swiss 1.8mm, black spokes with alloy nipples, Specialized Fast Trak Pro 26x2.0", aramid bead, dual compound tires
  • Specialized Body Geometry Rival, hollow Cr-Mo rails

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN SRAM PC-971 with Power Link
BOTTOM BRACKET Truvativ GXP XR
CRANKSET Truvativ Stylo, 2-piece
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano M-580 LX, 34.9mm clamp, bottom swing, dual pull
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano M-570 LX
CASSETTE Shimano HG-50, 9-speed, 11-34t
CHAINRINGS 22S/32A/44A
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano M-750 XT, long cage, standard spring
SUSPENSION
FORK Fox F100 RL, air spring, rebound/compression adjustment with lock out, 100mm travel, alloy steerer
REAR SHOCK Specialized Fox Brain Fade shock, adjustable from hardtail firm to trail tune, air spring, rebound adjustment, 11.7""X1.87""
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Specialized Stout disc, sealed cartridge bearing, high/low flange, 32 hole
REAR HUB Shimano M-525, 32 hole, alloy QR
SPOKES DT Swiss 1.8mm, black, alloy nipples
FRONT TIRE Specialized Fast Trak Pro 26x2.0"", aramid bead, dual compound
RIMS Mavic X317, 26"", black, machined sidewalls, eyelets
REAR TIRE Specialized Fast Trak Pro 26x2.0"", aramid bead, dual compound
COCKPIT
SADDLE Specialized Body Geometry Rival, hollow Cr-Mo rails
STEM 3D forged CNC machined, 4-bolt face plate, 31.8mm OS clamp, 8 degree rise
HANDLEBARS Specialized 2014 butted alloy flat bar, 600mm width, 31.8mm
GRIPS Specialized MTB grip, black/charcoal
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Avid SD-5R, cantilever, cartridge pads
BRAKE LEVERS Avid FR-5
REAR BRAKE Avid SD-5R, cantilever, cartridge pads
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Shimano M-520 SPD
FRAMESET
HEADSET 1 1/8"" threadless, 10mm insertion alloy cups, sealed cartridge bearing
SEAT BINDER 7050 hard annodized alloy collar with QR, 34.9mm clamp ID, black
FRAME All new 06 Epic, FSR technology, optimized for Brain Fade shock, M5 alloy fully manipulated frame with ORE DT/TT, sealed cartridge bearings, 100mm travel, replaceable derailer hanger

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