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Specialized Epic Comp Carbon 29er Mountain Bike  2019
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A perfect introduction to your world of XC riding and racing the Epic Comp Carbon features all of the same frame technologies that are found in its older siblings only with a build that lets you give racing a try without breaking the bank.
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A perfect introduction to your world of XC riding and racing the Epic Comp Carbon features all of the same frame technologies that are found in its older siblings only with a build that lets you give racing a try without breaking the bank.

Race courses have evolved over the past few years. Theyre more technical steeper and more challenging to ride. But instead of quivering in our boots we saw this as an opportunity to make something special—something that both World Cup athletes and XC riders alike can instantly feel the benefit from. We looked at the sum of parts that make a bike handle well like the head angle reach stack chainstay length fork offset etc. and reevaluated all of it. Increasing the reach made a bike that was more stable at speed and generally more comfortable to ride. Dropper posts? Yep those fit and not just a short-travel XC option but full-length droppers that fit in the 30.9mm seat tube. Head angle? We slacked that out but not without evaluating the overall handling package. It now lands on a custom offset 42mm fork that works with the slacker head angle in order to behave itself in tight corners and through switchbacks.

Next comes Brain 2.0. The original Brain changed the way the bike world looked at suspension both in its inefficiencies and benefits alike. And oh was it good. It won races and put a flag in the ground for us as a true leader in innovation and suspension development but we knew that we could make it better. Simple physics told us that by moving the Brain closer to the rear axle it would be in the most sensitive spot. And after countless hours with the RockShox team the Brain became more than just a slight upgrade. Its totally reborn. Now it reacts seamlessly to bump forces it has much more consistent damping performance and finally it integrates the hoses into the suspension links. This in turn improves oil paths and it creates an incredibly sleek package that outperforms anything on the market.

The Epic also has a rider Rider-First Engineered™ design that places complex carbon pieces in all the right places and this greatly increases stiffness in the front-end for a vast improvement in ride quality and control. To go along with this each frame size has size-specific tubes that result in the stiffest best riding XC bike weve ever developed—no matter the frame size.

And while stiffness Brain technology and geometry features are cool and all we know what you’re thinking What about weight? We’re glad you asked. With the goal of the Epic to be the fastest XC mountain bike we’ve ever made weight was at the top of our priorities list. We started with an efficient frame layout and tube shapes that feature clean cable routing an integrated shock oil channel straight tubes with less bends and optimized torsion profiles in every section. And if you’re curious this weight savings is equivalent to shedding a chainstay and shock extension from the previous Epic—nearly 525 grams.

The build of the Epic Comp is value-packed featuring an 11-speed SRAM NX 12-speed groupset SRAM Level TL brakes and a Roval Control alloy wheelset. Get ready because this is going to be Epic.

    • Full fact 11m carbon fibre frame combines stiffness strength and light overall weight to deliver an off-the-hook race bike. Meanwhile the new geometry RockShox Brain shock and 100mm of travel make the Epic the best handling fastest XC rig youve been on.
    • A RockShox Reba RL fork soaks up the bumps up front and features both compression and rebound adjustments.
    • The 12-speed SRAM NX Eagle groupset brings the performance of Eagle at a doable price point.
Technical Information
 
Frame
Specialized FACT 11m, XC Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 100mm of travel
Fork
RockShox Reba RL 29, Motion Control damper, 42mm offset, 15x110mm thru-axle, 100mm of travel
Rear Shock
Custom RockShox Micro Brain shock w/ Spike Valve, AUTOSAG, 51x257mm
Front Hub
Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 15x110mm spacing, 28h
Rear Hub
Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm thru-axle, 28h
Spokes DT Swiss Industry
Rims
Roval Control Alloy 29, 25mm internal width
Inner Tubes
Standard, Presta valve
Front Tyre
Fast Trak, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3
Rear Tyre
Fast Trak, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.1
Crankset
Truvativ STYLO, DUB
Chainrings SRAM Eagle, 32T
Bottom Bracket
SRAM DUB, threaded BB
Shift Levers
Sram NX Eagle, trigger, 12-speed
Rear Derailleur
SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
Cassette
SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed, 11-50t
Chain
SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
Front Brake
SRAM Level TL, hydraulic disc
Rear Brake
SRAM Level TL, hydraulic disc
Handlebars
Specialized Alloy Minirise, 10mm rise, 750mm, 31.8mm clamp
Grips
Specialized Sip Grip, half-waffle, S/M: regular thickness, L/XL: XL thickness
Stem
Specialized XC, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise
Saddle
Body Geometry Phenom Comp, Adaptive Edge design, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
Seatpost
Alloy, single-bolt, 30.9mm
Seat Binder Alloy, 34.9mm
Pedals Specialized Dirt
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