2021 Specialized Epic EVO Pro

A 29″ carbon frame full suspension crosscountry bike with ultra high-end components. Compare the full range

2021 Specialized Epic EVO Pro
MSRP$8,800
SuspensionFull
Travel110mm rear, 120mm front
FrameCarbon
ForkFox Factory Float 34

Wheels29″ Carbon
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetXTR

BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper
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Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

Epic EVO Pro

28 mph

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The Epic EVO Pro is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Epic EVO Pro is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.


Estimated Spec Level

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Reviews
Enduro Mountainbike Magazine logo
Specialized Epic EVO Expert – In our 2022 downcountry group test

Peter Walker

In our 2022 downcountry group test, we pitted the Specialized Epic EVO Expert against 5 of the hottest bikes of the season. Read the full review to find out what Specialized’s carbon rocket is capable of and where it stacks up against the competition. Hit the link for the full review and a list with all other bikes.

  • Super agile and playful downhill

  • Very composed

  • Intuitive handling

  • Rear suspension bobs in open mode and cannot be locked from the handlebars

  • Dropper remote requires strong fingers

Mar 2022Read Review

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Specialized Epic EVO Expert review

Robin Weaver

A super-fast, momentum carrying machine that’s far more capable than its rear travel might suggest

  • Rocketship fast when you hit the pedals

  • Far more capable and confident than the amount of travel might suggest

  • Covers ground incredibly quickly

  • Accurate line choice is recommended

  • Rear tyre needs more bite

Jul 2021Read Review

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Specialized Epic Evo Expert review - MBR

Alan Muldoon

Specialized Epic Evo Expert is streets ahead of its rivals in sizing and geometry. Long reach gives you freedom to get creative on any trail.

  • Fast and light

  • Expensive

Mar 2021Read Review

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Specialized Epic Evo Expert review

Guy Kesteven

Extremely light for the category and stiffer and slacker to be faster uphill and down, the new Epic Evo is a blisteringly quick and enjoyable XC/Trail bike if you don’t want extra reach

Dec 2020Read Review

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The Specialized Epic EVO Is a Mid-Travel Bike That’s Lighter Than Most XC Bikes

With a 120mm fork and a crazy light 110mm frame, the updated Epic EVO is trail-bike rowdy with a touch of XC speed.

Jun 2020Read Review

BIKE Magazine logo
First Ride: 2021 Specialized Epic Evo

As cross-country bikes evolve, it's no surprise that the Specialized Epic Evo is already a step ahead. It adds travel and length, and loses one element.

Jun 2020Read Review

Bikerumor logo
New 2021 Specialized Epic & Epic EVO gets updated Brain, new geo & lighter frames!

Ready to get back to racing? The all new Specialized Epic is too! Whether looking for the lightest S-Works model or raddest EVO, it's here.

Jun 2020Read Review

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Review: Specialized Epic Evo S-Works

Specialized has done a really good job of taking one bike and making it equally competitive for two different types of riders. If you search out the longest backcountry trails or like to get to the top of your local spot at record time, you may want to take the Epic Evo S-Works for a spin. Read our full review here!

Jun 2020Read Review


Geometry

Sizing
SM

5'2" – 5'8"

MD

5'6" – 5'11"

LG

5'10" – 6'3"

XL

6'1" – 6'7"

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Specs
Build
Frame

FACT 11m Full Carbon, Progressive XC Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 110mm of travel

BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

ColorGloss Cast Umber / Clay

Fork

FOX FLOAT Step-Cast 34 Factory, Fit4 damper, Kashima Coating, 15x110mm, 44mm offset, 120mm of travel

Rear Shock

FOX FLOAT DPS Factory, Rx XC Tune, EVOL Air sleeve, Kashima Coat, 3-position adjustment w/ Open Mode Adjustment, 190x40mm

Bottom Bracket

Shimano, BB-MT800, Threaded

Stem

Specialized XC, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise

Handlebar

S-Works Carbon XC Mini Rise, 6-degree upsweep, 8-degree backsweep, 10mm rise, 760mm, 31.8mm

Saddle

Body Geometry Power Expert

Seatpost

Fox Factory Transfer, Kashima, 30.9mm, 125mm / 150mm travel

Grips

Specialized Trail Grips

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano XTR M9100, 12-speed, Shadow Plus

Crank

Shimano XTR 9100,Hollowtech 2, 162 q-factor, 32t Chainring, SM: 170mm, M-XL: 175mm, 32T

Shifters

Shimano XTR M9100, 12-speed

Cassette

Shimano XTR M9100, 12-speed, 10-51t

Chain

Shimano XTR M9100, 12-speed w/ quick link

Brakes

Shimano XTR M9120, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

Wheels
Rims

Roval Control Carbon, 25mm internal width, Zero bead hook, Tubeless ready, 28h

Spokes

DT Swiss Competition Race

Front Hub

DT Swiss 350, 15x110mm spacing, 6-bolt, 28h

Rear Hub

DT Swiss 350, Star Ratchet, Shimano Microspline driver body, 12mm thru-axle, 148mm spacing, 28h

Tires

Ground Control, Control casing, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"

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