S-Works Epic Carbon Disc
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S-Works Epic Carbon Disc

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S-Works Epic Carbon Disc
Technical Specifications
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.

S-Works Epic wins bicycling Magazine's Editor's Choice Award for Best Performance Cross Country Mountain Bike. Video from I-Am-Specialized.com


  • 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.
  • Specialized 100mm-travel E100 Future Shock fork with Brain Fade adjustment to match bump performance to rear Mini Brain. FACT carbon 1.5/1.25 steerer/crown assembly helps to make the E100 the lightest and stiffest performance mountain fork available.
  • Avid Ultimate SL Mag custom brakes for Specialized with magnesium caliper body, alloy backed pads and titanium hardware for ultra-low weight. Monoblok caliper design enhances brake feel and modulation. Custom Avid Ultimate SL levers feature magnesium lever body and carbon lever blade for low weight.
  • Newly designed Specialized S-Works OS FACT carbon crank is lightest mountain crank available. FACT material choice combined with integrated design boosts stiffness and efficiency. Oversize, integrated bottom bracket with one-bolt removal makes maintenance a breeze. Alloy chainrings with refined tooth profiles for easier, more dependable shifting.
  • World Cup XC winning wheels: Roval Controle SL rims feature asymmetric rim profiles to match spoke tension, ensuring durability. Carbon construction front hub for low weight and 28mm axle caps further enhance stiffness, Swiss-made DT Star Ratchet freehub internals for amazing durability.
  • S-Works FACT seatpost features refined FACT carbon construction to trim grams and a one-bolt head for easy adjustment and dependability.

Technical Specifications

CHAIN Shimano XTR, 9-speed
BOTTOM BRACKET S-Works, OS, integrated
CRANKSET S-Works OS carbon crank, S: 170mm, others: 175mm
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano M971 XTR, DMD top swing, dual pull
CASSETTE Shimano M970 XTR Ti, 9-speed, 11-34t
CHAINRINGS 22 x 32 x 44, 4-bolt, 104/64mm
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano RD-M972 Top-normal XTR Shadow, long-carbon cage
FORK Specialized Future Shock e100, 100mm travel, Brain Fade, external rebound adj., single sided air spring and damper, carbon 1-1/8"" to 1.5"" steerer
REAR SHOCK Specialized AFR remote mini , BRAIN inertia valve w/ BRAIN fade and rebound adj.
FRONT HUB Roval Controle SL XC Carbon, OS, 28mm axle caps, straight pull
REAR HUB Roval SL, disc, straight pull
INNER TUBES Specialized Ultralight 26x2.0"", presta
SPOKES DT Swiss Aerolite 2.0/1.6, black, alloy nipples
FRONT TIRE S-Works Fast Trak LK, 26x2.0"", 120 TPI, tubeless ready aramid bead, dual compound
RIMS Roval Controle SL, disc, 24mm
REAR TIRE S-Works Fast Trak LK, 26x2.0"", 120 TPI, tubeless ready aramid bead, dual compound
SADDLE Specialized Phenom SL, Ti rails, thin foam, S/M: 130mm, L/XL: 143mm
SEATPOST S-Works Carbon 30.9mm, single-bolt head, S: 300mm M: 350mm, L/XL: 400mm
STEM Syntace F119 OS stem, 31.8mm bar clamp
HANDLEBARS Specialized XC Carbon rise, OS 31.8 rise bar, 640mm wide, 6x8 degree w/SBC logo
GRIPS Specialized thin lock on grip (S/M) Specialized Thick lock on grip (L/XL)
FRONT BRAKE Custom Avid Ultimate SL Mag, alloy backed organic pads, magnesium caliper and lever body w/ carbon blade, ti hardware package, S/M: 160mm, L/XL: 185mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS Custom Avid Ultimate SL Hydraulic
REAR BRAKE Custom Avid Ultimate SL Mag, alloy backed organic pads, magnesium caliper and lever body w/ carbon blade, Ti hardware package, S/M: 140mm, L/XL: 160mm rotor
HEADSET 1-1/8"" Threadless, Campy style upper and 1.5"" lower cartridge bearing
SEAT BINDER 36.9mm clamp, one bolt for carbon frame/post
FRAME FACT 10m carbon front triangle, IS construction, FACT carbon seatstays w/carbon drive DO and chainstays, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, 100mm travel, replaceable derailleur hanger


Geometry Chart

- Geometry

  S M L XL
Crank Length 170mm 175mm 175mm 175mm
Stem Length 70mm 90mm 110mm 120mm
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
Head Tube Height 126mm 144mm 154mm 184mm
Wheel Base 1061mm 1098mm 1126mm 1153mm
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