Bike Comparison

    2021 Specialized Epic EVO
    2021 Specialized Epic EVO Comp
    2021 Specialized Epic Comp
    2021 Specialized Epic Expert
    2021 Specialized Epic EVO Expert
    2021 Specialized Epic Pro
    2021 Specialized Epic EVO Pro
    2021 Specialized S-Works Epic
    2021 Specialized S-Works Epic EVO
    MSRP$3,800$4,400($4,370)$6,200$6,300$8,500$8,800$12,000$12,300
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    FrameCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbon
    ForkRockShox Reba
    
    RockShox SID Select
    
    RockShox Reba
    
    RockShox SID
    
    RockShox SID Select
    
    RockShox SID
    
    Fox Factory Float 34
    
    RockShox SID SL Ultimate
    
    RockShox SID Ultimate
    
    WheelsAluminumAluminumAluminumCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbon
    Wheel Size29″29″29″29″29″29″29″29″29″
    Brake TypeHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
    GroupsetSLX, Shimano
    
    SLX
    
    SLX
    
    X01 Eagle, X1
    
    X01 Eagle, X1
    
    X01 Eagle AXS, X1
    
    XTR
    
    XX1 Eagle AXS, X01 Eagle AXS
    
    XX1 Eagle AXS, X01 Eagle AXS
    
    Drivetrain1 × 121 × 121 × 121 × 121 × 12 Electronic1 × 121 × 12 Electronic1 × 12 Electronic
    Power MeterIntegrated
    Gear Range

    Specialized Epic EVO

    28 mph

    Specialized Epic EVO Comp

    28 mph

    Specialized Epic Expert

    28 mph

    Specialized Epic EVO Expert

    28 mph

    Specialized Epic Pro

    28 mph

    Specialized Epic EVO Pro

    28 mph

    Specialized S-Works Epic

    28 mph

    Specialized S-Works Epic EVO

    28 mph
    SuspensionFullFullFullFullFullFullFullFullFull
    Front Travel120mm120mm100mm100mm120mm100mm120mm100mm120mm
    Rear Travel110mm110mm100mm100mm110mm100mm110mm100mm110mm
    SeatpostDropperDropperRigidRigidDropperRigidDropperRigidDropper
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    Spec Level

    Based on build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more. Learn more

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    Epic EVO
    Epic EVO Comp
    Epic Comp
    Epic Expert
    Epic EVO Expert
    Epic Pro
    Epic EVO Pro
    S-Works Epic
    S-Works Epic EVO

    Geometry

    Specs
    Frame

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

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

    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 Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 110mm 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 Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 110mm 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

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

    Fork

    RockShox Reba RL, Motion Control damper, Solo Air, 42mm offset, 15x110mm thru-axle, 120mm of travel

    Rockshox SID Select, Charger RL Damper, Debon Air, 15x110mm, 44mm offset, 120mm Travel

    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 Select+, Charger 2 RL Damper, Debon Air, 15x110mm, 44mm offset, 120mm Travel

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

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

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

    Rockshox SID ULTIMATE, Charger Race Day Damper, Debon Air, 15x110mm, 44mm offset, 120mm Travel

    Rear Shock

    RockShox Deluxe Select+, Rx XC Tune, Two Position, Rebound Adjust, 190x40mm

    RockShox Deluxe Select+, Rx XC Tune, Two Position, Rebound Adjust, 190x40mm

    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 SID LUXE Select+, Rx XC Tune, Two Position, Rebound Adjust, 190x40mm

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

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

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

    RockShox SID LUXE ULTIMATE, Rx XC Tune, Two Position, Rebound Adjust, 190x40mm

    Bottom Bracket

    Shimano, BB52, Threaded

    Shimano, BB52, Threaded

    BSA, 100mm, threaded

    SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, threaded

    SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, threaded

    SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, threaded

    Shimano, BB-MT800, Threaded

    SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, threaded

    SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, threaded

    Stem

    Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise

    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

    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

    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

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

    Specialized Alloy Minirise, 6.5mm 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

    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 Sport, steel rails

    Body Geometry Power Comp, Cromoly rails

    Body Geometry Power Comp, Cromoly rails

    Body Geometry Power Comp, Cromoly rails

    Body Geometry Power Comp, Cromoly rails

    Body Geometry Power Expert, titanium rails

    Body Geometry Power Expert

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

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

    Seatpost

    TranzX Dropper, 30.9mm, XS-SM: 100mm, M: 125mm, L-XL: 150mm

    X-Fusion Manic, infinite adjustable, two-bolt head, bottom mount cable routing, remote SRL LE lever, SM: 100mm travel, M: 125mm travel, L-XL: 150mm travel

    Specialized Alloy, Single Bolt, 30.9mm

    Specialized Alloy, Single Bolt, 30.9mm

    X-Fusion Manic, infinite adjustable, two-bolt head, bottom mount cable routing, remote SRL LE lever, XS-SM: 100mm travel, M: 125mm travel, L-XL: 150mm travel

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

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

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

    RockShox Reverb AXS, 30.9, 1X remote, (SM:100mm, M: 125mm, L-XL: 150mm travel)

    Grips

    Specialized Trail Grips

    Specialized Trail Grips

    Specialized Trail Grips

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano SLX M7100, SGS, 12-speed

    Shimano SLX M7100, SGS, 12-speed

    Shimano SLX M7100, SGS, 12-speed

    SRAM X01 Eagle, 12-speed

    SRAM X01 Eagle, 12-speed

    SRAM X01 Eagle AXS

    Shimano XTR M9100, 12-speed, Shadow Plus

    SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS

    SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS

    Crank

    Shimano MT511, 32T Chainring

    Shimano SLX 7100, Hollowtech 2, 32T

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

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

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

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

    SRAM XX1 Eagle, Boost™ 148, DUB, 170/175mm, SRAM Eagle SL Alloy, 32T, Direct mount

    Power Meter

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

    Shifters

    Shimano SLX, M7100, 12spd

    Shimano SLX, M7100, 12spd

    Shimano SLX, M7100, 12spd

    SRAM X01 Eagle, trigger, 12-speed

    SRAM X01 Eagle, trigger, 12-speed

    SRAM AXS Eagle Controller

    Shimano XTR M9100, 12-speed

    SRAM AXS Eagle Controller

    SRAM AXS Eagle Controller

    Cassette

    Shimano Deore M6100, 12spd w/Hyperglide+, 10-51t

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

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

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

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

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

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

    SRAM XG-1299 Eagle, 10-50t

    SRAM XG-1299 Eagle, 10-50t

    Chain

    Shimano Deore M6100, 12spd w/quick link

    Shimano SLX, M7100, 12-speed

    Shimano SLX, M7100, 12-speed

    SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed

    SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed

    SRAX X01 Eagle, 12-speed

    Shimano XTR M9100, 12-speed w/ quick link

    SRAM XX1 Eagle

    SRAM XX1 Eagle

    Brakes

    Shimano M6100, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    Shimano SLX M7120, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, 180mm

    Shimano SLX M7100, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    SRAM Level TL, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    SRAM G2 RS, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    SRAM Level TLM, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    Shimano XTR M9120, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    SRAM Level Ultimate, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    SRAM G2 Ultimate, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    Wheels
    Rims

    Stout XC 29, 25mm internal width, disc-specific

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

    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 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

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

    Spokes

    Stainless, 14g

    DT Swiss Industry

    DT Swiss Industry

    DT Swiss Competition Race

    DT Swiss Competition Race

    DT Swiss Competition Race

    DT Swiss Competition Race

    DT Swiss Aerolite T-head

    DT Swiss Aerolite T-head

    Front Hub

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

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

    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

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

    DT Swiss 350, 15x110mm spacing, 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

    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

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

    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

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

    DT Swiss 350, Star Ratchet, Shimano Microspline 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

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

    Tires

    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"

    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"

    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: 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"

    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"

    Ground Control, 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: 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"