Full XC race performance without breaking the bank. The Specialized Epic Comp Carbon is a 29er mountain bike that features cutting edge suspension technology for fast and efficient riding on today’s technical cross-country tracks.
Completely redesigned from the ground up the new Epic is lighter, smarter and faster than ever. The first full suspension bike to win a World Cup XC race, the Epic was ahead of its time when first released. As cross-country race courses have become more technical with steep sections, jumps and rock gardens the advantages the Epic offers have become increasingly relevant.
The FACT 11m carbon frame features revised geometry which offers improved performance on technical terrain. The reach is longer and the head tube angle is slightly slacker which makes the bike much more stable at speed. To keep the handling nimble in the tight corners and switchbacks, the fork features a custom 42mm offset that works with the slacker head angle to offer the ideal all round XC race performance.
Over 500 grams lighter than the previous model, the new Epic frame features a complex carbon layup that offers improved front end stiffness for improved ride quality and control. Rider-First Engineered™, the frame tubes are all size specific. This means that you get the same great handling characteristics whichever size you ride. Boost hub spacing further improves handling by allowing for a stiffer wheel build.
At the heart of the Epic’s performance is the redesigned Brain technology that works with the rear suspension to keep the rear end supple over the rough stuff but stiff on smooth ground. This means that you get all the performance advantages of rear suspension without losing pedalling efficiency. Brain 2.0 is now closer to the rear axle so it is now in the most sensitive spot which, with the redesigned internals, offers seamless reactions to bump forces as well as more consistent damping performance. The hose that connects the Brian to the RockShox shock is integrated into the suspension links which offers an improved oil path as well as offering a cleaner, sleeker design.
Up front the RockShox Reba RL fork offers 100mm of suspension travel with adjustable compression and rebound damping adjustment so you can set the fork up to offer the ideal performance on every track. Giving you a wide range of gears without the hassle of a front derailleur, the SRAM GX 1x11 speed drivetrain is ideal for XC racing as well as trail riding. The 30t chainring will make getting up those very steep climbs a little easier.
Lightweight, tough and tubeless ready the Roval Control 29” wheels are Shod with Fast Track GRIPTON tyres so the Epic is ready to race straight out of the box. SRAM Level TL hydraulic disc brakes give you all the stopping power you need whatever the track conditions.
Get full XC race performance without breaking bank with the Specialized Epic Comp Carbon full sus 29er.
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In the box with every Tredz bike is a:
|Frame:||Specialized FACT 11m, full carbon frame, XC Geometry, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 100mm of travel|
|Fork:||RockShox Reba RL 29, Solo Air, compression / rebound adjust, tapered alloy steerer, 110x15mm Maxle® Stealth thru-axle, 100mm of travel, 42mm offset|
|Rear Shock:||RockShox/Specialized Micro Brain shock w/ Spike Valve, AUTOSAG, 51x257mm|
|Stem:||Specialized XC, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise|
|Bars:||Specialized Mini-rise, 6000 alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 10mm rise, 720mm width, 31.8mm clamp|
|Front Brake:||SRAM Level TL, hydraulic disc, organic pads, 180mm rotor|
|Rear Brake:||SRAM Level TL, hydraulic disc, organic pads, 160mm rotor|
|Rear Mech:||SRAM GX, long cage|
|Shifters:||SRAM GX, trigger|
|Rims:||Roval Control 29, hookless alloy, 22mm internal width, tubeless-ready|
|Front Hub:||Specialized disc, sealed cartridge bearing, 15x110mm spacing, torque caps, 32h|
|Rear Hub:||Specialized disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm spacing, 32h|
|Spokes:||DT Swiss Industry, stainless, 3-cross, 2.0"|
|Front Tyre:||Fast Trak, GRIPTON compound, 29x2.3", 60 TPI, Aramid folding bead, 2Bliss Ready|
|Rear Tyre:||Fast Trak, GRIPTON compound, 29x2.1", 60 TPI, Aramid folding bead, 2Bliss Ready|
|Seat Post:||Specialized, alloy, single bolt, 30.9mm|
|Chainset:||Race Face Aeffect, 6000 Series alloy 30T|
|Bottom Bracket:||Threaded BB, 24mm spindle|
|Chain:||KMC X11, 11-speed w/ Missing Link™|
|Cassette:||SRAM XG 1150, 11-speed, 10-42t|
|Pedals:||Specialized Platform, 9/16" spindle|
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