S-Works Epic 29
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S-Works Epic 29

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S-Works Epic 29
Overview
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The full-suspension, carbon fiber, S-Works Epic 29 is the first 29er to win a World Cup event, and the bike Mountain Bike Action magazine describes as the "best bike we've ever ridden". One of two S-Works versions, this model is equipped with Shimano's XTR component group.
  • All-new FACT IS 11m full carbon frame with dedicated 29er geometry and full SWAT technology kit, sealed cartridge bearing pivots on every FSR point, and 142mm dropouts delivers the all-around best performing 100mm-travel Competitive XC bike
  • Magura MT8 hydraulic disc brakes with a carbon master cylinder, carbon lever blade and reach adjust provide consistent and reliable stopping power
  • All-new, lighter and stiffer Specialized FACT, PF30, carbon crankset, with integrated spider and 38/24 chainrings, for ultimate power transfer
  • FOX/Specialized remote Mini-Brain inertia-valve shock with AUTOSAG, Kashima coating and new lighter 2014 tune to seamlessly transition from efficient pedaling on smooth terrain to fully active on rough terrain
  • Carbon hookless Roval Control SL 29 142+ wheelset, complete with 142+ spacing, DT Swiss spokes and internals, is insanely stiff, light and durable for greater control and quickness
  • Custom RockShox SID World Cup 29 fork with Specialized Brain inertia-valve damping has 100mm of air-sprung travel, a carbon steerer tube, and 15mm thru-axle to create the most efficient and supple cross-country fork available
  • Shimano XTR 10-speed shifting complete with an 11-36 cassette is tough, lightweight, and delivers pinpoint shifts

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN Shimano XTR 981
BOTTOM BRACKET PF30, OS press-in bearings, sealed cartridge
CRANKSET S-Works OS carbon, integrated 1-piece spider, 10-speed XC double, SRAM rings, S: 170mm, Others: 175mm
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano XTR M986, direct mount, down-swing, dual-pull
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano XTR, 10-speed
CASSETTE Shimano XTR M980, 10-speed, 11-36
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Shadow Plus XTR, 10-speed, GS mid cage
SUSPENSION
FORK Custom RockShox SID World Cup 29 Brain, inertia valve damper, Solo Air spring, tapered carbon crown/steerer, top-mount Brain Fade and rebound adj., 15mm thru-axle, 100mm travel
REAR SHOCK FOX/Specialized remote Mini-Brain w/ AUTOSAG, Kashima coating, inertia valve w/ Aramid hose, Brain Fade adjust, 205x53mm, 100mm travel
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Roval Control SL 29, alloy hub body w/ Labyrinth seal design, 15mm thru-axle, 24h
REAR HUB Roval Control SL 29 142+, DT Swiss Star Ratchet, 12mm thru-axle, 28h
SPOKES DT Swiss Revolution, 2.0/1.5/2.0mm stainless
FRONT TIRE S-Works Fast Trak, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.0"", foldable aramid bead, 120 TPI
RIMS Roval Control SL 29, carbon disc, 22mm internal width, 24h/28h
REAR TIRE S-Works Fast Trak, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.0"", foldable aramid bead, 120 TPI
COCKPIT
SADDLE Body Geometry Phenom Expert, hollow TI rails, 143mm
SEATPOST Specialized carbon, single bolt, 27.2mm, S: 350mm, Others: 400mm
STEM Syntace F109, 6-degree rise, 31.8mm clamp
HANDLEBARS S-Works XC, flat bar, carbon, 700mm wide, 8-degree backsweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS Specialized Sip Grip, light lock-on, half-waffle aramid-infused, S/M: regular, Others: XL thickness
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Shimano XTR hydraulic disc, post mount, Ti/metal pad, Ice Tech, 160mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano XTR 985 hydraulic, w/I-Spec clamps
REAR BRAKE Shimano XTR hydraulic disc, post mount, Ti/metal pad, Ice Tech, 160mm rotor
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 Specialized 7050 hard anodized alloy, single bolt, 31.8mm
FRAME FACT 11m carbon front triangle, SWAT EMT tool cradle, 29"" geometry, FACT IS construction, full FACT carbon rear triangle, tapered headtube, carbon PF30 BB, full internal shift/brake routing, 142mm dropouts, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger, 100mm

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