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2021 Specialized Epic Hardtail
2021 Specialized Epic Hardtail Comp
2021 Specialized Epic Hardtail Expert
2021 Specialized Epic Hardtail Pro
2021 Specialized S-Works Epic Hardtail
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CategoryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountry
FrameCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbon
ForkRockShox Judy
RockShox Reba
RockShox SID
RockShox SID
RockShox SID SL Ultimate
Wheel Size29″29″29″29″29″
Wheel MaterialAluminumAluminumCarbonCarbonCarbon
Brake TypeHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
GroupsetSLX, Shimano
SLX
X01 Eagle, X1
X01 Eagle AXS, X1
XX1 Eagle AXS, X01 Eagle AXS
Drivetrain1 × 121 × 12 ElectronicElectronic
Gear Range

Specialized Epic Hardtail Expert

28 mph

Specialized Epic Hardtail Pro

28 mph
SuspensionHardtailHardtailHardtailHardtailHardtail
Front Travel100mm100mm100mm100mm100mm
Rear Travel-----
SeatpostRigidRigidRigid
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Geometry

Specs
Frame

Specialized FACT 11m, XC Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing

Specialized FACT 11m, XC Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing

Specialized FACT 11m, XC Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing

Specialized FACT 11m, XC Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing

S-Works FACT 12m, XC Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing,

Fork

RockShox Judy Gold, Motion Control damper, Solo Air, 42mm offset, 15x110mm thru-axle, 100mm of travel (XS - 80mm 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 (XS-80mm 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

Bottom Bracket

BSA, 73mm, threaded

BSA, 73mm, threaded

SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, threaded

SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded

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

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

Handlebar

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

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

Specialized Alloy Minirise, 10mm 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 Sport, steel rails

Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails

Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails

Body Geometry Power Expert

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

Seatpost

Specialized Alloy, Single Bolt, 30.9mm

Specialized Alloy, Single Bolt, 30.9mm

Specialized Alloy, Single Bolt, 30.9mm

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano SLX M7100, SGS, 12-speed

Shimano SLX M7100, SGS, 12-speed

SRAM X01 Eagle, 12-speed

SRAM X01 Eagle AXS

SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS

Crank

Shimano MT511, 32T Chainring

Shimano SLX 7100, Hollowtech 2, 32T Chainring

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

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

Shifters

Shimano SLX, M7100, 12spd

Shimano SLX, M7100, 12spd

SRAM X01, trigger, 12-speed

SRAM AXS Eagle Controller

SRAM AXS Eagle Controller

Cassette

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

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

Chain

Shimano Deore M6100, 12spd w/quick link

Shimano SLX, M7100, 12-speed

SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed

SRAX X01 Eagle, 12-speed

SRAM XX1 Eagle

Brakes

Shimano M6100, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

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

Alloy, Offset Design, 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 SL, Carbon offset design, 29mm internal width, 4mm hook width, Tubeless ready, 24h

Spokes

Stainless, 14g

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

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

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

Tires

Front: Fast Trak, Control Casing, 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"