2021 Specialized S-Works Epic

A 29″ carbon frame full suspension crosscountry bike with ultra high-end components, priced near the high end of the Epic model range. Compare the full range

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2021 Specialized S-Works Epic
MSRP$12,000
Front Travel100mm
Rear Travel100mm
FrameCarbon
ForkRockShox SID SL Ultimate
Wheels29″ Carbon
Drivetrain1 × 12 Electronic
GroupsetXX1 Eagle AXS, X01 Eagle AXS
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

S-Works Epic

28 mph

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27 mph

The S-Works Epic is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The S-Works Epic is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.


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Geometry

Specs
Build
Frame

S-Works FACT 12m Carbon, Modern XC Race Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 100mm of travel

BB StandardBSA, 73mm, threaded

Fork

RockShox SID SL ULTIMATE BRAIN, Top-Adjust Brain damper, Debon Air, 15x110mm, 44mm offset, 100mm Travel

Rear Shock

RockShox-Specialized BRAIN, Rx XC Tune, 5 Position Platform Adjust, Rebound Adjust, Integraded Extension, 265x52.5mm

Bottom Bracket

SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded

Stem

S-Works SL, alloy, titanium bolts, 6-degree rise

Handlebar

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

Saddle

Body Geometry S-Works Power, carbon fiber rails, carbon fiber base, 143mm

Seatpost

S-Works FACT carbon, 10mm setback, 30.9mm

Grips

Specialized Trail Grips

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS

Crank

QUARQ XX1 Eagle Power Meter, Boost™ 148, DUB, 170/175mm, 32t, SRAM Eagle 32T alloy, 104 BCD

Shifters

SRAM AXS Eagle Controller

Cassette

SRAM XG-1299 Eagle, 10-50t

Chain

SRAM XX1 Eagle

Brakes

SRAM Level Ultimate, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

Wheels
Rims

Roval Control SL, Carbon offset design, 29mm internal width, 4mm hook width, Tubeless ready, 24h

Spokes

DT Swiss Aerolite T-head

Front Hub

Roval Control SL, DT Swiss Internals, Ceramic Bearings, 6-bolt, 15mm thru-axle, 110mm spacing, Torque caps, 24h straight pull t-head

Rear Hub

Roval Control SL, DT Swiss 180 Internals, DT Swiss Ratchet EXP, Ceramic bearings, 12mm thru-axle, 148mm spacing, 24h

Tires

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

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