Bike Comparison
    MSRP
    $2,500
    $3,200
    $4,500
    $5,800
    $11,000
    Where to Buy
    $1

    At

    $1

    At

    $4,499

    At TPC

    $5,999

    At Contender

    $6,999

    At Contender

    $8,999

    At Contender

    Category
    CrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountry
    Weight
    24.5 lbs23.0 lbs
    5.3
    6.0
    7.2
    8.7
    9.0
    CarbonCarbonCarbonCarbonCarbon
    Fork
    RockShox JudyRockShox RebaRockShox SIDRockShox SIDRockShox SID SL Ultimate
    Wheels
    AluminumAluminumCarbonCarbonCarbon
    29″29″29″29″29″
    Brakes
    Hydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
    Groupset
    NX Eagle, SRAMGX Eagle, X1X01 Eagle, X1X01 Eagle AXS, X1XX1 Eagle AXS, X01 Eagle AXS
    Drivetrain
    1 × 121 × 121 × 121 × 12 Electronic1 × 12 Electronic
    Power Meter
    NoneNoneNoneNoneIntegrated
    Suspension
    HardtailHardtailHardtailHardtailHardtail
    Front Travel
    100mm100mm100mm100mm100mm
    Brand Site

    specialized.com

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    specialized.com

    specialized.com

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    Accessories
    Ride Feel

    Based on frame geometry and build specs.

    Terrain
    easyextreme
    Handling
    nimblestable
    Epic Hardtail
    Epic Hardtail Comp
    Epic Hardtail Expert
    Epic Hardtail Pro
    S-Works Epic Hardtail
    Other Crosscountry bikes
    Gear Range

    A bike with lower gearing will be easier to ride up steep hills, while a higher top end means it will pedal faster down hills.

    Lowest gear

    (climbing)

    25 mph

    Epic Hardtail

    28 mph

    Epic Hardtail Comp

    28 mph

    Epic Hardtail Expert

    28 mph

    Epic Hardtail Pro

    29 mph

    S-Works Epic Hardtail

    Highest gear

    (descending)

    Spec Level

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

    Geometry
    Specs
    Frame

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

    BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

    Hanger StandardUDH

    ColorsGloss Tarmac Black / Abalone; Gloss Lagoon / Chameleon Eyris

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

    BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

    Hanger StandardUDH

    ColorsSatin Carbon / Oil / Flake Silver; Gloss Maroon / Ice Papaya

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

    BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

    Hanger StandardUDH

    ColorSatin Carbon / Spectraflair

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

    BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

    Hanger StandardUDH

    ColorGloss Abalone / Satin Black

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

    BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

    Hanger StandardUDH

    ColorSatin Carbon / Color Run Blue Murano Pearl / Gloss Chrome Foil Logos

    Fork

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

    Travel100mm

    Spring TypeAir

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

    Travel100mm

    Spring TypeAir

    RockShox SID SL BRAIN, Bottom-Adjust Brain damper, Debon Air, 15x110mm, 44mm offset, 100mm Travel (XS-80mm Travel)

    Travel100mm

    Spring TypeAir

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

    Travel100mm

    Spring TypeAir

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

    Travel100mm

    Spring TypeAir

    Bottom Bracket

    SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded

    SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded

    SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, threaded

    SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded

    SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded

    Stem

    3D-forged alloy, 31.8mm, 7-degree

    3D-forged alloy, 31.8mm, 7-degree

    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

    Handlebar

    Specialized Alloy XC minirise, double-butted alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 10mm rise, 31.8mm

    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, titanium rails

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

    Seatpost

    Specialized Alloy, Single Bolt, 30.9mm

    TypeRigid

    Specialized Alloy, Single Bolt, 30.9mm

    TypeRigid

    Specialized Alloy, Single Bolt, 30.9mm

    TypeRigid

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

    TypeRigid

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

    TypeRigid

    Pedals

    PEDAL, TEST RIDE PEDALS PROVIDED BY SPECIALIZED

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed

    SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed

    SRAM X01 Eagle, 12-speed

    SRAM X01 Eagle AXS

    SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS

    Crank

    SRAM X1000 Eagle, DUB, 170/175mm 32T, 32T

    SRAM X1 1000 Eagle, DUB, 170/175mm 32T, 34T

    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 Powermeter, DUB, 170/175mm, 34t, 34T

    Power Meter

    Quarq XX1 Powermeter, DUB, 170/175mm, 34t, 34T

    Shifters

    SRAM NX Eagle, trigger, 12-speed

    SRAM GX, trigger, 12-speed

    SRAM X01, trigger, 12-speed

    SRAM AXS Eagle Controller

    SRAM Eagle AXS Rocker Paddle

    Cassette

    SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed, 11-50t

    SRAM XG-1275, 12-speed, 10-52t

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

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

    SRAM XG-1299, 12-Speed, 10-52t

    Chain

    SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed w/ PowerLock®

    SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed

    SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed

    SRAX X01 Eagle, 12-speed

    SRAM XX1 Eagle

    Brakes

    Front: SRAM Level T hydraulic disc, 2-Piston Caliper, Rear: SRAM Level T hydraulic disc, 2-Piston Caliper

    TypeHydraulic Disc

    Front: SRAM Level TL, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, Rear: SRAM Level TL, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    TypeHydraulic Disc

    Front: SRAM Level TL, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, Rear: SRAM Level TL, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    TypeHydraulic Disc

    Front: SRAM Level TLM, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, Rear: SRAM Level TLM, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    TypeHydraulic Disc

    Front: SRAM Level Ultimate, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, Rear: SRAM Level Ultimate, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc

    TypeHydraulic Disc

    Wheels
    Rims

    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 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

    Front Hub

    Alloy, sealed cartridge bearings, 15x110mm thru-axle, 28h

    Alloy, sealed cartridge bearings, 15x110mm thru-axle, 28h

    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

    Alloy, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm thru-axle, 28h

    Alloy, sealed cartridge bearings, 148mmx12mm thru-axle, 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

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

    Tires

    Front: Specialized Fast Trak, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35, Rear: Specialized Renegade, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35

    Front: Specialized Fast Trak, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35, Rear: Specialized Renegade, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35

    Front: Fast Trak, Control Casing, 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: Specialized Fast Trak, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35, Rear: Specialized Renegade, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35

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