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Specialized Epic Expert

Specialized Epic Expert
  • Color: Gloss Morning Mist/Metallic Dark Navy
$6,500.00
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When speed comes calling, the Epic Expert doesn’t just answer, it yells back, ‘Catch me if you can!’

Featuring the most efficient suspension platform ever to grace a World Cup start line, the Epic Expert pairs 100-millimeters of Brain-controlled travel front and rear for a package that was born to erase seconds from the clock.

A Smarter BRAIN
Mixing hardtail efficiency and full-suspension capability to impressively quick results, Epic has always been defined by uncompromised commitment to speed.

Well, that and over 100 World Cup wins and podiums too. True to form, the latest Epic continues the tradition, taking advantage of the most efficient Brain suspension we’ve ever created to ensure it’s always on a first-name-basis with fast.

Re-engineered hand-in-hand with the new Epic, the latest BRAIN design resets the expectation for efficiency, employing a new race-tuned pedaling platform to ensure every watt possible is translated into forward motion, while handily soaking up momentum-killing chatter and big hits alike—all more smoothly than ever.

Frame-Changer
Redesigned with a focus on efficient power transfer and better handling performance, the Epic’s all-new FACT 11m carbon frame features a 15-percent stiffer rear triangle in order to take full advantage of the BRAIN's new race-tuned pedaling platform, while the revised carbon layup of the front-triangle sheds weight, sending the Epic’s already sky-high stiffness-to-weight ratio even higher.

- Offering 100-millimeters of brilliantly efficient BRAIN-controlled travel, the Epic’s FACT 11m carbon frame increases rear-triangle stiffness for peerless power transfer and introduces the most capable handling in an Epic yet, all while shedding weight over the previous-generation Epic.
- The RockShox SID SL BRAIN fork serves up 100-millimeters of brilliantly controlled BRAIN travel for efficient performance that pairs perfectly with the Epic's rear BRAIN system.
- Sprightly stoppers from SRAM, Level TL brakes offer smooth modulation for precise speed control.
- Descending from a long World Cup lineage, hand-built Roval Control Carbon wheels feature a modern 29-millimeter internal-width hookless rim, and maximize strength, ride quality, and durability while keeping weight to a minimum.

Geometry Chart:
SizeXSSMLXL
Crank Length 165mm 170mm 175mm 175mm 175mm
Handlebar Width 750mm 750mm 750mm 750mm 750mm
Stem Length 60mm 60mm 70mm 70mm 70mm
Saddle Width 155mm 155mm 143mm 143mm 143mm
Seatpost Length 100mm 125mm 125mm 150mm 150mm
Stack 596mm 586mm 591mm 605mm 623mm
Reach 390mm 415mm 445mm 470mm 495mm
Head Tube Length 95mm 95mm 100mm 115mm 135mm
Head Tube Angle 67.5° 67.5° 67.5° 67.5° 67.5°
BB Height 314mm 324mm 324mm 324mm 324mm
BB Drop 58mm 48mm 48mm 48mm 48mm
Trail 106mm 106mm 106mm 106mm 106mm
Fork Length, Full 505mm 505mm 505mm 505mm 505mm
Fork Rake/Offset 44mm 44mm 44mm 44mm 44mm
Front Center 663mm 687mm 719mm 750mm 782mm
Chainstay Length 433mm 433mm 433mm 433mm 433mm
Wheelbase 1090mm 1116mm 1148mm 1179mm 1211mm
Bike Standover Height 740mm 763mm 766mm 776mm 788mm
Seat Tube Length 375mm 400mm 430mm 470mm 520mm
Seat Tube Angle 76.5° 75.8° 75.5° 75.5° 75.5°
Top Tube Length, Horizontal 533mm 563mm 598mm 626mm 656mm
Sizes:
InchesCMSize
4'10" - 5'1" 148 - 155 X-Small
5'2" - 5'5" 158 - 165 Small
5'5" - 5'10" 165 - 178 Medium
5'10" - 6'1" 178- 185 Large
6'1" - 6'4" 185 - 193 X-Large
6'3" - 6'6" 191 - 200 XX-Large

Specs

Frame FACT 11m Full Carbon, Progressive XC Race Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 100mm of travel
Fork RockShox SID SL BRAIN, Bottom-Adjust Brain damper, Debon Air, 15x110mm, 44mm offset, 100mm Travel
Rear Shock RockShox-Specialized BRAIN, Rx XC Tune, 5 Position Platform Adjust, Rebound Adjust, Integraded Extension, 265x52.5mm
Rims Roval Control, Carbon offset design, 29mm internal width, 4mm hook width, Tubeless ready, 28h
Hubs Rear: DT Swiss 350 straight-pull, 6-bolt, DT Swiss Ratchet, 12x148mm thru axle, XD freehub body, 28h straight-pull
Front: DT Swiss 350, 6-bolt, 15mm Thru-axle, 110mm spacing, 28h straight -pull
Spokes DT Swiss Comp Race
Tires Front: Specialized Fast Trak, Control Casing, T7 Compound, 29x2.35
Rear: Specialized Renegade, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded
Crankset SRAM GX Eagle Alloy, DUB, 165/170/175mm, 34t
Chainrings 32T
Shifters SRAM GX Eagle AXS Controller
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Eagle AXS, w/ battery cover
Cassette/Freewheel Sram XG-1275, 12-speed, 10-52t
Chain SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Brakes SRAM Level TL, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc
Handlebars Specialized Alloy Minirise, 10mm rise, 750mm, 31.8mm clamp
Tape/Grips Specialized Trail Grips
Stem Specialized XC, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise
Seatpost X-Fusion Manic, 30.9, 100/125/150 Travel, 0mm offset
Saddle Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails
Pedals Sold separately
Accessories & Extras SWAT EMT Cage-Mount Tool

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Gloss Morning Mist/Metallic Dark Navy / X-Small 888818860524 90323-3001
Gloss Morning Mist/Metallic Dark Navy / Small 888818860463 90323-3002
Gloss Morning Mist/Metallic Dark Navy / Medium 888818860661 90323-3003
Gloss Morning Mist/Metallic Dark Navy / Large 888818860586 90323-3004
Gloss Morning Mist/Metallic Dark Navy / X-Large 888818860487 90323-3005
Satin Carbon/Metallic White Silver / X-Small 888818860548 90323-3101
Satin Carbon/Metallic White Silver / Small 888818860647 90323-3102
Satin Carbon/Metallic White Silver / Medium 888818860753 90323-3103 210000020935
Satin Carbon/Metallic White Silver / Large 888818860517 90323-3104 210000020610
Satin Carbon/Metallic White Silver / X-Large 888818860685 90323-3105

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