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Specialized Epic Comp Carbon 29

Specialized Epic Comp Carbon 29

2014

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2014 Specialized Epic Comp Carbon 29

Specialized's Epic Comp Carbon 29er boasts trail-scorching speed whether it's race day or just an after work throw down with your friends. Its FACT-carbon frame with an M5-aluminum rear triangle descends and climbs superbly thanks to 100mm of Specialized's legendary Brain-controlled FSR suspension that delivers unparalleled pedal power and control. You'll also love the smooth RockShox fork, crisp-shifting SRAM/Shimano 2x10 drivetrain and the Magura discs, which let you hold maximum speed until the last possible second. Plus, the fast Roval 29er wheels and Specialized tires deliver a superb balance of acceleration and traction.

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    Specification Description
    Frame Specialized FSR FACT 9M-carbon w/M5-aluminum rear triangle
    Fork RockShox Reba RL 29, 100mm-travel w/tapered steerer
    Rear Shock Fox/Specialized Remote Mini-Brain, 100mm-travel w/Brain Fade and AutoSag
    Rims/Wheels Roval 29
    Hubs Specialized Hi Lo disc
    Spokes DT Swiss stainless-steel
    Tires Specialized tubeless ready, 29 x 2.0; Front: S-Works Fast Trak; Rear: Fast Trak Control
    Crankset SRAM S-1250
    Chainrings 38/24
    Front Derailleur SRAM
    Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT Shadow Plus SGS
    Rear Cogs SRAM PG-1030, 10-speed: 11-36
    Shifters Shimano SLX
    Handlebars Specialized XC
    Tape/Grips Specialized Sip Grip
    Stem Specialized XC
    Brake Levers Formula C1
    Brakes Formula C1, 6-inch rotors
    Saddle Body Geometry Phenom Comp
    Seatpost Specialized aluminum

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Pros

    • Light superb handling 
    • Lightweight 
    • Versatile 

    Cons

    • Not one 

    Best Uses

    • Mountain biking 
    • XC racing 
    • Xc racing trail ripping 

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    5.0

    A true sleeper!!

    By Jason Crawford

    from Chapel Hill NC

    About Me Competitive Cyclist

    Pros

    • Versatile
    • Light Superb Handling
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • None
    • Not One

    Best Uses

    • XC racing
    • Xc Racing Trail Ripping
    • Mountain Biking

    Comments:

    Best bike I've ever ridden. My former bikes were all 26ers, 05 stump jumper, 07 epic, 2010 superlight and a Cannondale hard tail. I also did a demo ride on a Santa Cruz 5010C which was awesome but was 10k as tested! After some research I decided to buy the Epic carbon comp. This thing is fast and will go anywhere you point it. When you put the power to the pedals it jumps forward with no bob at all. It is a do it all bike in my opinion, I feels like a rocket on a gravel road, will bomb a downhill at speed, and makes short work of rooty/rocky sections or slick turns. At 5'10" and 170lbs my personal set up is 150psi in the fork, 4 clicks out on comp/5 clicks out on rebound, shock psi 180, 1 click out on comp, 4 clicks out on rebound, tube less tires, and 1x10 gearing with 34 up ft, I also cut 1" off the bar width. Shifts and brakes great and has a very comfortable riding position sitting or standing. Also very light for any price range full suspension, was 25.4lbs stock and now just under 24 as set up! One sick bike for the price!

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