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    2021 Specialized Epic Comp
    2021 Specialized Epic Expert
    2021 Specialized Epic Pro
    2021 Specialized S-Works Epic
    MSRP($4,244)$6,200$8,500$12,000
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    CategoryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountry
    FrameCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbon
    ForkRockShox RebaRockShox SIDRockShox SIDRockShox SID SL Ultimate
    WheelsAluminumCarbonCarbonCarbon
    Wheel Size29″29″29″29″
    BrakesHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
    GroupsetSLXX01 Eagle, X1X01 Eagle AXS, X1XX1 Eagle AXS, X01 Eagle AXS
    Drivetrain1 × 121 × 121 × 12 Electronic1 × 12 Electronic
    Power MeterNoneNoneNoneIntegrated
    SuspensionFullFullFullFull
    Front Travel100mm100mm100mm100mm
    Rear Travel100mm100mm100mm100mm
    SeatpostRigidRigidRigidRigid
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    Epic Comp
    Epic Expert
    Epic Pro
    S-Works Epic

    Gear Range

    Specialized Epic Expert

    28 mph

    Specialized Epic Pro

    28 mph

    Specialized S-Works Epic

    28 mph

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    Geometry

    Specs
    Frame

    FACT 11m Full Carbon, Modern XC Race Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 100mm of travel

    FACT 11m Full Carbon, Progressive XC Race Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 100mm of travel

    FACT 11m Full Carbon, Progressive XC Race Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 100mm of travel

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

    Fork

    RockShox Reba RL, Motion Control damper, Solo Air, 42mm offset, 15x110mm thru-axle, 100mm of travel

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

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

    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

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

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

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

    Bottom Bracket

    BSA, 100mm, threaded

    SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, threaded

    SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, threaded

    SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, threaded

    Stem

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

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

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

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

    Handlebar

    Specialized Alloy Minirise, 10mm rise, 750mm, 31.8mm clamp

    Specialized Alloy Minirise, 6.5mm rise, 750mm, 31.8mm clamp

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

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

    Saddle

    Body Geometry Power Comp, Cromoly rails

    Body Geometry Power Comp, Cromoly rails

    Body Geometry Power Expert, titanium rails

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

    Seatpost

    Specialized Alloy, Single Bolt, 30.9mm

    Specialized Alloy, Single Bolt, 30.9mm

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

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

    Grips

    Specialized Trail Grips

    Specialized Trail Grips

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano SLX M7100, SGS, 12-speed

    SRAM X01 Eagle, 12-speed

    SRAM X01 Eagle AXS

    SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS

    Crank

    Shimano SLX 7100, Hollowtech 2, 32t Chainring, XS: 165mm, SM: 170mm, M-XL: 175mm

    SRAM X1 Eagle, DUB, 32T, XS: 165mm, SM: 170mm, M-XL: 175mm

    SRAM X1 carbon Eagle, Boost™ 148, DUB, 32T, SM: 170mm, M-XL 175mm, 32T

    QUARQ XX1 Eagle Power Meter, Boost™ 148, DUB, 170/175mm, 32T, 32T

    Power Meter

    QUARQ XX1 Eagle Power Meter, Boost™ 148, DUB, 170/175mm, 32T, 32T

    Shifters

    Shimano SLX, M7100, 12spd

    SRAM X01 Eagle, trigger, 12-speed

    SRAM AXS Eagle Controller

    SRAM AXS Eagle Controller

    Cassette

    Shimano SLX, CS-M7100, 12-speed, 10-51t

    SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 12-speed, 10-50t

    SRAM XG-1295 Eagle, 12-speed, 10-50t

    SRAM XG-1299 Eagle, 10-50t

    Chain

    Shimano SLX, M7100, 12-speed

    SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed

    SRAX X01 Eagle, 12-speed

    SRAM XX1 Eagle

    Brakes

    Shimano SLX M7100, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    SRAM Level TL, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    SRAM Level TLM, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    SRAM Level Ultimate, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    Wheels
    Rims

    Specialized Alloy, Tubeless Ready, 25mm internal width, 28h

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

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

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

    Spokes

    DT Swiss Industry

    DT Swiss Competition Race

    DT Swiss Competition Race

    DT Swiss Aerolite T-head

    Front Hub

    Shimano MT400-B, Centerlock 28h, 15x110 Boost

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

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

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

    Rear Hub

    Shimano MT510-B, Centerlock 28h, 12x148 Boost, Microspline

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

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

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

    Tires

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

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

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

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