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2016

Specialized S-Works Demo 8

Specialized Demo 2016

Downhill

At a glance

The 2016 Specialized S-Works Demo 8 is an Downhill Carbon mountain bike. It has RockShox suspension and a SRAM drivetrain. The bike is part of Specialized's Demo range of mountain bikes.

Relentless, fast, aggressive—no matter how you describe it, downhill racing is demanding. Starting with the bike, you’re inserting control into a borderline uncontrollable situation wherever you can. But when it comes to harnessing gravity’s pull, while also maintaining confident handling, it simply doesn’t get any better than the S-Work Demo 8 FSR. It’s constructed from our finest carbon fibre, FACT 11m, for unparalleled stiffness and strength. At the front, you’ll find 200mm of travel coming through a custom-tuned RockShox BoXXer Team 650b fork, and at the rear, you get 200mm of travel via our game changing Öhlins rear shock.

The build is also dialled-in, sparing absolutely no expense in providing the utmost in lightweight, durable performance. This means that you get powerful SRAM Guide RS DH brakes that control Code calipers and 200/180mm Centerline rotors, a precise one-by X01 DH seven-speed drivetrain, Roval 650b wheels with an ultra-wide 24mm internal width, and our legendary Butcher & Slaughter DH tyres for the ultimate in traction and control. Add it all up, and you get everything you need to send it down the mountain with more speed than you ever thought possible.

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Specifications

Frameset
  • Frame
    FACT 11m carbon, S3 Geometry, carbon front triangle, full carbon link and rear end, FACT IS construction, BB30, full internal cable routing, 135mm dropouts, lipped and sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger, 200mm travel
  • Fork
    RockShox BoXXer Team 650b, coil spring, S: Extra soft spring , M: Soft spring, L: Medium spring, XL: Firm spring, 200mm travel, charger damper, compression adjust, rebound adjust, alloy steerer, 48mm offset, Maxle Lite DH
  • Shock
    Custom Öhlins, high/low speed compression adjust, rebound adjust, 9.5x3""
Wheels
  • Hubs
    [F] Specialized, Hi Lo disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 20mm thru-axle, 32h [R] Custom DT Swiss, Star Ratchet, 54t quick engagement, XX1 driver body, 12mm thru-axle, 32h
  • Wheels
    Roval 650b, alloy, 24mm inner width, 32h
  • Spokes
    DT Competition, stainless, 2.0mm
  • Tires
    [F] Specialized Butcher DH, 60TPI, wire bead, 650bx2.5"" [R] Specialized Slaughter DH, 60TPI, wire bead, 650bx2.3""
Drivetrain
  • Chain
    SRAM PC-1130, 11-speed, w/ PowerLink, nickel finish
  • Crank
    SRAM X0 DH, BB30, carbon arms, triple base, w/ Gamut bashguard
  • Bottom Bracket
    SRAM BB30, 83mm
  • Rear Derailleur
    SRAM X01 DH Type 2, 7-speed, short cage
  • Shifters
    SRAM X01 DH, 7-speed
  • Cassette
    SRAM X01 DH, 7-speed, 10-24t
  • Pedals
    Specialized Boomslang, 6061 alloy, sealed cartridge bearings
Components
  • Brakeset
    [F] SRAM Guide RS DH, metallic pads, Code caliper, 200m Centerline rotor [R] SRAM Guide RS DH, metallic pads, Code caliper, 180mm Centerline rotor
  • Handlebar
    S-Works DH, carbon, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 780mm, 31.8mm
  • Saddle
    Body Geometry Phenom Expert, hollow Ti rails, 143mm
  • Seatpost
    Thomson, alloy, straight, 12-degree clamp
  • Stem
    Specialized P.Series MTB, forged alloy, 4-bolt, 45mm

FAQ

Q: What size 2016 Specialized S-Works Demo 8 should I get?

After measuring your height, use the size chart below to find the typical Specialized S-Works Demo 8 size for your height. Remember that these sizes are a general guide and bike sizes can vary between riders and bikes. The best way to find your size is to go for a test ride.

Rider Height (cm)Rider Height (in)Frame Size
148cm - 158cm4'10" - 5'2"XS
158cm - 168cm5'2" - 5'6"S
168cm - 178cm5'6" - 5' 10"M
178cm - 185cm5'10" - 6'1"L
185cm - 193cm6'1" - 6'4"XL
193cm - 198cm6'4" - 6'6"XXL

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