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Specialized S-Works Epic 8

Specialized S-Works Epic 8
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The all-new Epic 8 evolves the formula of fastest through capability, efficiency, and lightweight integration. Modern XC tracks demand more and more capability by the day. Enter Epic 8. Its improved kinematics make it the most efficient pedaling bike we've ever tested, while custom valved (and tuned) shocks soak up every bump. It's a wolf in wolf's clothing.

If you're an XC racer or prioritize all-out speed in your ride, the Epic 8 is the bike for you.

UNMATCHED CAPABILITY: The most capable 120mm bike on the planet. You'll be blown away by how Epic 8's progressive geometry delivers technical terrain capability alongside fast and efficient climbing and acceleration performance. The absurd lateral and torsional rigidity of the chassis translates to some seriously precision handling, too.

WHAT BUMP?: Compared to the previous generation, the new Epic 8 absorbs 12% more bump and vibration forces than the previous generation, leaving you less fatigued and more powerful over time so you can still push while they suffer.

RIDE DYNAMICS TUNED: The Specialized Ride Dynamics team developed custom valving for Epic 8's new shock. Our unique Ride Dynamics-prescribed damping characteristics holistically elevate the riding experience. By tuning the dampers alongside the chassis' leverage rates and new kinematics, we're able to deliver a bike that rides beyond the sum of its parts.

BIOMECHANICAL EFFICIENCY: By optimizing the kinematics of the suspension, Specialized's Ride Dynamics team reduced inefficient pedal-induced bobbing by 20%, while maintaining active suspension for effective bump force management, to ensure you remain in the most efficient pedaling position. It's the most efficient pedaling suspension bike we've ever tested.

MORE WITH LESS: With the Epic 8, we didn't spend a single extra gram to get mega capability from the frame. All models now feature SWAT 4.0 to carry all your trail essentials, and an integrated steering stop to prevent the ubiquitous top tube scar the first time you crash and your bars spin. In fact, the new S-Works Epic 8 frameset has even lost weight (76 grams to be exact) while gaining these new additions.

ROCKSHOX FLIGHT ATTENDANT: Free your mind to focus on fast in the heat of the moment. Specialized Ride Dynamics-Tuned RockShox Flight Attendant (on S-Works models) leverages SRAM AXS Wireless technology to collect real-time data from you and the terrain to determine optimal compression settings to deliver an unmatched experience for the rider.

- The most capable 120mm bike on the planet. 12% more bump absorption and 20% less pedal bob
- Ride Dynamics developed RockShox SIDLuxe ULTIMATE shock and tuned SID ULTIMATE fork w/ Flight Attendant
- Custom tuned shock features 3 unique damper settings
- Specialized Ride Dynamics-Tuned RockShox Flight Attendant collects real-time data from you and the terrain to determine optimal compression settings.
- Obscenely light, smooth riding, and extra durable Roval Control SL wheels
- Sleek and lightweight Roval Control SL integrated cockpit
- Top tier Level Ultimate Stealth 4-Piston brakes provide superior power to weight stopping performance
- SRAM XX SL T-Type AXS Transmission provides the pinnacle of cross-country shifting performance
- SWAT 4.0 in down tube to carry trail essentials

Sizes:
SMLXL
Crank Length 170 170 175 175
Handlebar Width 760 760 760 760
Stem Length 60 60 60 60
Saddle Width 155 143 143 143
Seatpost Length 125 125 150 170
Front Center 716 747 778 811
Seat Tube Length 390 410 450 500
Stack 597 598 610 628
Head Tube Angle (high) 66.4 66.4 66.4 66.4
Trail 117 117 117 117
Chainstay Length 435 435 435 435
Reach (low) 420 450 475 500
Seat Tube Angle 76 75.5 75.5 75.5
BB Height (low) 324 326 328 328
Fork Length, Full 530 530 530 530
Head Tube Length 92 95 110 130
Top Tube Length, Horizontal 569 605 633 662
Wheelbase 1147 1179 1210 1243
BB Height (high) 329 331 333 333
Fork Rake/Offset 44 44 44 44
Bike Standover Height 755 760 769 774
BB Drop (low) 46 44 42 42
Head Tube Angle (low) 65.9 65.9 65.9 65.9

Specs

Fork RockShox SID ULTIMATE Flight Attendant, Ride Dynamics developed 3 position, Debon Air, 15x110mm, 44mm offset, 120mm Travel
Hubs Front Hub: Roval Control SL, DT Swiss Internals, Ceramic Bearings, 6-bolt, 15mm thru-axle, 110mm spacing, Torque caps, 24h straight pull
Rear Hub: Roval Control SL, DT Swiss 180 Internals, DT Swiss Ratchet EXP, Ceramic bearings, 12mm thru-axle, 148mm spacing, 24h straight-pull
Rims Roval Control SL, Carbon offset design, 29mm internal width, 4mm hook width, Tubeless ready, 24h
Chain SRAM XX SL Eagle
Frame S-Works FACT 12m Carbon, Progressive XC Race Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, SWAT downtube storage, threaded BB, 12x148mm UDH compatible rear dropout, internal cable routing, 120mm of travel, Optimized for wireless drivetrain and seatpost
Tires Front Tire: Specialized Fast Trak, Control Casing, T7 Compound, 29x2.35
Rear Tire: Specialized Renegade, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35
Brakes Rear Brake: SRAM Level Ultimate Stealth, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, 160mm rotor
Front Brake: SRAM Level Ultimate Stealth, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, 180mm rotor
Saddle Body Geometry S-Works Power, carbon fiber rails, carbon fiber base
Spokes DT Swiss Aerolite T-head
Crankset SRAM XX SL Eagle Power Meter Crankset, 170mm/175mm
Seatpost RockShox Reverb AXS, 30.9mm, S/M: 125, L:150, XL: 170mm
Shifters SRAM AXS POD Ultimate Controller
Chainrings Alloy 34T
Handlebars Roval Control SL Integrated cockpit, 60mm X- 12 degree integrated stem, 8-degree backsweep, 1 degree upsweep, 760mm wide
Rear Shock RockShox SIDLuxe ULTIMATE Flight Attendant, Ride Dynamics developed 3 position, Solo Air, 190x45mm
Tape/Grips Specialized Trail Grips
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded
Rear Derailleur SRAM XX SL Eagle AXS
Cassette/Freewheel SRAM XX Eagle SL 10-52t

* Subject to change without notice.