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2019 Specialized Epic Expert Mens Full Suspension bike in Blue

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Returns: If your order is broken or spoiled when it is delivered, then you should notify us as soon as possible or in any case within 7 days of delivery. You will have the option of returning the whole order or just the affected items.You can notify us by email at cycles@stows.co.uk or by post by writing to Stows Cycles, 72 High Street West, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1EL or calling us on 01753 520 528.

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2019 Specialized Epic Expert Mens Full Suspension bike in Blue

Season : 2019

Brand : Specialized

Code : 239062262957

Weight : 0KG

Lightweight carbon frame? Check. Industry-leading suspension technology? Oh yeah. Race-ready build kit? You know it.

 

The epic Expert is not only ready to shine in races but it's also ready to put your closest buddies in the pain cave on the weekends.

Race courses have evolved over the past few years. They're more technical steeper and more challenging to ride. But instead of quivering in our boots we saw this as an opportunity to make something specialsomething that both world cup athletes and XC riders alike can instantly feel the benefit from. We looked at the sum of parts that make a bike handle well like the head angle reach stack chainstay length fork offset etc. And reevaluated all of it. Increasing the reach made a bike that was more stable at speed and generally more comfortable to ride. Dropper posts? Yep those fit and not just a short-travel XC option but full-length droppers that fit in the 30.9mm seat tube. Head angle? We slacked that out but not without evaluating the overall handling package. It now lands on a custom offset 42mm fork that works with the slacker head angle in order to behave itself in tight corners and through switchbacks.

Next comes brain 2.0. The original brain changed the way the bike world looked at suspension both in its inefficiencies and benefits alike. And oh was it good. It won races and put a flag in the ground for us as a true leader in innovation and suspension development but we knew that we could make it better. Simple physics told us that by moving the brain closer to the rear axle it would be in the most sensitive spot. And after countless hours with the Rockshox team the brain became more than just a slight upgrade. It's totally reborn. Now it reacts seamlessly to bump forces it has much more consistent damping performance and finally it integrates the hoses into the suspension links. This in turn improves oil paths and it creates an incredibly sleek package that outperforms anything on the market.

The epic also has a rider rider-first engineered design that places complex carbon pieces in all the right places and this greatly increases stiffness in the front-end for a vast improvement in ride quality and control. To go along with this each frame size has size-specific tubes that result in the stiffest best riding XC bike we've ever developedno matter the frame size.

And while stiffness brain technology and geometry features are cool and all we know what you're thinking 'what about weight?' we're glad you asked. With the goal of the new epic to be the fastest XC mountain bike we've ever made weight was at the top of our priorities list. We started with an efficient frame layout and tube shapes that feature clean cable routing integrated channels through the shock extension straight tubes with less curves and optimized torsion profiles in every section. And if you're curious this weight savings is equivalent to shedding a chainstay and shock extension from the previous epicnearly 525 grams.

The build of the epic Expert meshes performance with value featuring a 12-speed SRAM GX eagle groupset a Rockshox sid fork with bottom-adjust brain fade SRAM level tl brakes and a hand-built Roval control carbon fibre wheelset. Get ready because this is going to be epic.



  • Full FACT 11m carbon fiber frame combines stiffness, strength, and light overall weight to deliver an off-the-hook race bike. Meanwhile, the new geometry, Rockshox brain shock, and 100mm of travel, make the epic the best handling, fastest XC rig you've been on.
  • The hand-built Roval control carbon wheels feature a modern 25mm internal width hookless rim, ensuring optimal traction and rolling resistance properties.
  • The 12-speed SRAM GX eagle groupset brings the performance of eagle at a doable price point.
Technical Information

Technical Information

  • TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
    • FRAME
      Specialized FACT 11m, XC Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 100mm of travel
    • FORK
      RockShox SID Brain 29, Solo Air, Bottom-adjust Brain Fade, 15x110mm Maxle® Stealth thru-axle, 42mm offset, 100mm of travel
    • REAR SHOCK
      Custom RockShox Micro Brain shock w/ Spike Valve, AUTOSAG, 51x257mm
    • FRONT HUB
      Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 15x110mm spacing, 28h
    • REAR HUB
      Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm thru-axle, 28h
    • SPOKES
      DT Swiss Industry
    • RIMS
      Roval Control Carbon, 25mm internal width, tubeless-ready
    • INNER TUBES
      Presta, 60mm valve
    • FRONT TYRE
      Fast Trak, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"
    • REAR TYRE
      Fast Trak, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.1"
    • CRANKSET
      Truvativ STYLO, DUB
    • CHAINRINGS
      SRAM Eagle, 32T
    • BOTTOM BRACKET
      SRAM DUB, threaded BB
    • SHIFT LEVERS
      SRAM GX Eagle, trigger, 12-speed
    • REAR DERAILLEUR
      SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
    • CASSETTE
      SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed, 10-50t
    • CHAIN
      SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
    • FRONT BRAKE
      SRAM Level TL, hydraulic disc
    • REAR BRAKE
      SRAM Level TL, hydraulic disc
    • HANDLEBARS
      Specialized Alloy Minirise, 10mm rise, 750mm, 31.8mm clamp
    • GRIPS
      Specialized Sip grip, half-waffle, S/M: regular thickness, L/XL: XL thickness
    • STEM
      Specialized XC, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise
    • SADDLE
      Body Geometry Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
    • SEATPOST
      Alloy, single-bolt, 30.9mm
    • SEAT BINDER
      Alloy, 34.9mm
    • PEDALS
      Specialized Dirt
Technical Information
Sizing Information

Mens Mountain Bike Sizing Guide

The Following chart should help you to choose the right size of Mountain bike you need based on your height.

This is a guide so always check the manufacturer’s measurements too. You can also visit us in store to speak to an experienced member of staff at Stows Cycles

Rider Height

Frame Size

Feet & Inches

Centimetres

Frame Size (inches)

Frame Size

4'10" - 5'2"

148cm - 158cm

13" - 14"

X-Small

5'2"" - 5'6""

158cm - 168cm

15" - 16"

Small

5'6" - 5' 10"

168cm - 178cm

17" - 18"

Medium

5'10" - 6'1"

178cm - 185cm

19" - 20"

Large

6'1" - 6'4"

185cm - 193cm

21" - 22"

X-Large

6'4" - 6'6"

193cm - 198cm

23" - 24"

XX-Large

 

Men's Road bike sizing guide

This handy road bike sizing chart should show you the average size of road bike you need based on your height.

This is a guide only, always check the manufacturer’s measurements too. You can also visit us in store to speak to an experienced member of staff at Stows Cycles

Rider Height

Suggested Road Bike Size

Feet & Inches

Centimetres

Frame Size (cm)

Frame Size

4'10" - 5'0"

148cm - 152cm

47cm - 48cm

XX-Small

5'0" - 5'3"

152cm - 160cm

49cm - 50cm

X-Small

5'3" - 5'6"

160cm - 168cm

51cm - 53cm

Small

5'6" - 5'9"

168cm - 175cm

54cm - 55cm

Medium

5'9" - 6'0"

175cm - 183cm

56cm - 58cm

Large

6'0" - 6'3"

183cm - 191cm

58cm - 60cm

X-Large

6'3" - 6'6"

191cm - 198cm

61cm - 63cm

XX-Large

 

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