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2020

Specialized Epic Expert Carbon EVO

Specialized

8200

Cross Country
Ripping around between the tape is one way to worship at the altar of speed, but for all the other long, fast rides or marathon races on technical terrain, there's our all-new Epic Expert EVO. 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. • Race-proven, carbon chassis and ingenious Brain suspension—nothing’s faster. • Increased control courtesy of an ultralight and ultra-capable Fox Step-Cast 34 fork. • SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain gives you all the gearing you need to tackle the biggest climbs.

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Specifications

Frameset
  • Frame
    Specialized FACT 11m, XC Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 100mm of travel
  • Fork
    FOX Performance Step-Cast 34, Grip damper, Boost™, 44mm offset, 120mm of travel
  • Shock
    Custom RockShox Micro Brain shock w/ Spike Valve, AUTOSAG, 51x257mm
Wheels
  • Hubs
    [F] Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 15x110mm spacing, 28h [R] DT Swiss 370, SRAM XD 3-pawl driver body, 12mm thru-axle, 148mm spacing, 28h
  • Wheels
    Roval Control Carbon, 25mm internal width, tubeless-ready
  • Wheel Size
    29"
  • Spokes
    DT Swiss Industry
  • Tires
    [F] Ground Control, Control casing, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3" [R] Fast Trak, GRID casing, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"
Drivetrain
  • Chain
    SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
  • Crank
    Truvativ STYLO, DUB
  • Bottom Bracket
    SRAM DUB, threaded BB
  • Rear Derailleur
    SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
  • Shifters
    SRAM GX Eagle, trigger, 12-speed
  • Cassette
    SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed, 10-50t
  • Pedals
    Specialized Dirt
Components
  • Brakeset
    [F] SRAM Guide RS, hydraulic disc, organic pads, Guide S4 4-piston caliper [R] SRAM Guide RS, hydraulic disc, organic pads, Guide S4 4-piston caliper
  • Handlebar
    Specialized Alloy Minirise, 10mm rise, 750mm, 31.8mm clamp
  • Saddle
    Body Geometry Power Sport, hollow Cr-Mo rails
  • Seatpost
    X-Fusion manic, 30.9mm, (S: 100mm, M-XL: 125mm)
  • Stem
    Specialized XC, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise