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S-Works Epic EVO
The S-Works Epic EVO is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.
The S-Works Epic EVO is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.
Based on build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more. Learn more »
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
Rear suspension bobs in open mode and cannot be locked from the handlebars
Dropper remote requires strong fingers
Mar 2022Read Review
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
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
Mar 2021Read Review
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
It’s been a while since we’ve posted one of Fair Wheel Bike’s custom builds. But this crazy light Specialized Epic EVO proves that they’re still cranking out some incredible bikes in Arizona. Jason Woznick of Fair Wheel tells us that this bike was created not to make the absolute lightest bike possible, but to better […]
Aug 2020Read Review
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
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
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
5'2" – 5'8"
5'6" – 5'11"
5'10" – 6'3"
6'1" – 6'7"
S-Works FACT 12m Carbon, Progressive XC Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 110mm of travel
BB Standard: BSA, 73mm, Threaded
Color: Gloss Oak Green Metallic / Diamond Dust
Rockshox SID ULTIMATE, Charger Race Day Damper, Debon Air, 15x110mm, 44mm offset, 120mm Travel
RockShox SID LUXE ULTIMATE, Rx XC Tune, Two Position, Rebound Adjust, 190x40mm
SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, threaded
S-Works SL, alloy, titanium bolts, 6-degree rise
S-Works Carbon XC Mini Rise, 6-degree upsweep, 8-degree backsweep, 10mm rise, 760mm, 31.8mm
Body Geometry S-Works Power, carbon fiber rails, carbon fiber base
RockShox Reverb AXS, 30.9, 1X remote, (SM:100mm, M: 125mm, L-XL: 150mm travel)
SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS
SRAM XX1 Eagle, Boost™ 148, DUB, 170/175mm, SRAM Eagle SL Alloy, 32T, Direct mount
SRAM AXS Eagle Controller
SRAM XG-1299 Eagle, 10-50t
SRAM XX1 Eagle
SRAM G2 Ultimate, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc
Roval Control SL, Carbon offset design, 29mm internal width, 4mm hook width, Tubeless ready, 24h
DT Swiss Aerolite T-head
Roval Control SL, DT Swiss Internals, Ceramic Bearings, 6-bolt, 15mm thru-axle, 110mm spacing, Torque caps, 24h straight pull t-head
Roval Control SL, DT Swiss 180 Internals, DT Swiss Ratchet EXP, Ceramic bearings, 12mm thru-axle, 148mm spacing, 24h
Front: Ground Control, Control casing, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3", Rear: Fast Trak, Control casing, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"