S-Works Epic Carbon 26
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S-Works Epic Carbon 26

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S-Works Epic Carbon 26
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The top-of-the-line S-Works Epic Carbon has 26-inch wheels, 100mm of travel and Specialized Brain technology suspension for a premium cross-country race machine.
  • Super-light FACT IS 11m full carbon frame with PF30 BB, sealed cartridge bearing pivots and 142mm dropouts delivers the all-around best performing 100mm-travel Competitive XC bike
  • Specialized/Fox remote Mini-Brain inertia-valve shock with Kashima coating and new 2012 tune to seamlessly transition from efficient pedaling on smooth terrain to fully active on rough terrain
  • Custom RockShox SID World Cup fork with Specialized Brain inertia-valve damping has 100mm of air-sprung travel and a carbon crown/steerer tube to create the most efficient and supple cross-country fork available
  • Roval Control SL wheelset with carbon rims, OS28 end caps, 142+ spacing, and DT Swiss spokes and internals is insanely stiff, light and durable for greater control and quickness
  • Ultra-light 1.9", S-Works Renegade tires are 2Bliss ready and offer maximum speed and efficiency on hardpack and intermediate XC conditions.
  • Specialized FACT OSBB, PF30, carbon crankset with ceramic bearings is paired with a SRAM spider and rings for an amazing stiffness-to-weight ratio and ultimate power transfer
  • Custom Avid XX World Cup R brakes are one of the lightest and most powerful cross-country brakes available with two-piece rotors, alloy-backed semi metallic pads, magnesium bodies with carbon levers and titanium hardware

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN KMC X-10SL, 10-speed, hollow plates, hollow pins, nickel finish
BOTTOM BRACKET S-Works OS, integrated for PF30
CRANKSET S-Works OS carbon crank, 10-speed XC double, custom SRAM spider/rings, S: 170mm, Others: 175mm
FRONT DERAILLEUR SRAM XX, S3 direct mount for DMD, top-swing, bottom-pull
SHIFT LEVERS SRAM XX, 10-speed, carbon trigger, w/ MatchMaker clamp
CASSETTE SRAM XX 10-speed, 11-36t
CHAINRINGS 39/26
REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM XX, 10-speed, mid cage
SUSPENSION
FORK Custom RockShox SID World Cup Brain, inertia valve damper, air spring, tapered carbon steerer, top-mount Brain Fade and rebound adj., QR, 100mm travel
REAR SHOCK Fox/Specialized remote Mini-Brain w/new 2012 tune, Kashima coating, inertia valve, w/ Brain Fade adjust, 187x47mm
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Roval Control SL, carbon/alloy, OS 28mm end caps, QR, 24h
REAR HUB Roval Control SL 142+, DT Star Ratchet, 12mm thru-axle, 28h
INNER TUBES Ultralight presta valve
SPOKES DT Swiss Revolution 2.0/1.5/2.0mm stainless, DT Aerolite, bladed, painted
FRONT TIRE S-Works Fast Trak, 120 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual-compound, 26x2.0""
RIMS Roval Control SL, carbon disc, 25mm, 24/28h
REAR TIRE S-Works Renegade, 120 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual-compound, 26x1.9""
COCKPIT
SADDLE Specialized Body Geometry Phenom Expert, ti rails, 143mm width
SEATPOST S-Works Carbon, single-bolt head, 30.9mm, 400mm
STEM Syntace F109, 6º rise, 31.8mm clamp, S: 75mm, M: 90mm, L: 100mm, XL: 110mm
HANDLEBARS S-Works XC Carbon flat bar, uni-directional carbon, 680mm wide, 8º back sweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS Specialized lock-on, S/M: Grappler, Others: Grappler XL
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Custom Avid XX World Cup R, alloy backed semi-metallic pad, reach adj., XX magnesium caliper, ti hardware package, 160mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS Custom Avid XX World Cup R hydraulic, tool-less reach adjust, magnesium body, carbon lever, w/MatchMaker clamp
REAR BRAKE Custom Avid XX World Cup R, alloy backed semi-metallic pad, reach adj., XX magnesium caliper, ti hardware package, 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 1-1/2"" lower bearing for tapered integrated HT, cartridge bearings, carbon top cap
SEAT BINDER 36.9mm clamp size, 7050 hard anodized alloy collar, single bolt
FRAME FACT 11m carbon front triangle, FACT IS construction, gussetless TT (S/M), FACT carbon seatstays w/carbon non-drive DO and chainstays, tapered HT, carbon PF30 BB, 142mm dropouts, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger, 100mm

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