Ever been in the middle of stage race or a massive backcountry ride and needed just a little more margin for error on the descents? Yeah, we've been there, too. And that's why we made the perfect ultra-light, ultra-fast bike for precisely those situations.
A MORE EPIC KIND OF EPIC
Dropper posts and slightly longer forks may seem like overkill on an XC bike. We beg to differ. Epic EVOs are not only fast off the start line, they're even better suited to masochistically long rides, multi-day stage races, and fast backcountry missions.
HARDTAIL EFFICIENT. FULL-SUSPENSION CONTROL
Suspension should always make you faster—never slow you down with energy-sucking suspension bob. Our ingenious Brain-equipped shocks keep the Epic firm when the trail is smooth, then automatically turns your bike plush the moment your tires meet rocks and roots.
• S-Works, carbon chassis and ingenious Brain-equipped suspension—nothing’s faster.
• FOX Factory Step-Cast 34, with all the trimmings—including Fit4 damper and Kashima coating.
• Shimano XTR 12-speed drivetrain provides lightning-quick and precise shifts.
•Bottom Bracket: Threaded, 30mm spindle
•Cassette: Shimano XTR M9100, 12-speed, 10-51t
•Chain: Shimano XTR M9100, 12-speed w/ quick link
•Chainrings: Alloy, 32T
•Crankset: Race Face Next SL, 170/175mm
•Fork: FOX Factory Step-Cast 34, Fit4 damper, Kashima, Boost™, 44mm offset, 120mm of travel
•Frame: S-Works FACT 12m, XC Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 100mm of travel
•Front Brake: Shimano XTR Race M-9100
•Front Hub: Roval Control SL, sealed cartridge bearings, 15mm thru-axle, 110mm spacing, 24h
•Front Tire: Ground Control, Control casing, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"
•Grips: Specialized Trail Grips
•Inner Tubes: Presta, 60mm valve
•Rear Brake: Shimano XTR Race M-9100
•Rear Derailleur: Shimano XTR M9100, 12-speed, Shadow Plus
•Rear Hub: Roval Control SL, DT Swiss Star Ratchet, 54t engagement, DT Swiss Microspline driver body, 12mm thru-axle, 148mm spacing, 28h
•Rear Shock: Custom RockShox Micro Brain shock w/ Spike Valve, AUTOSAG, 51x257mm
•Rear Tire: Fast Trak, GRID casing, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"
•Rims: Roval Control SL, hookless carbon, 25mm internal width, tubeless-ready, hand-built
•Saddle: Body Geometry S-Works Power, carbon fiber rails, carbon fiber base, 143mm
•Seat Binder: Specialized Alloy, 34.9mm, Titanium bolt
•Seatpost: FOX Factory Transfer, Kashima, Shimano Ispec-EV lever (S: 100mm, M-XL: 125mm)
•Shift Levers: Shimano XTR M9100, 12-speed
•Spokes: DT Swiss Competition Race
•Stem: S-Works SL, alloy, titanium bolts, 6-degree rise
•Pedals: Specialized Dirt