Specialized Bikes Epic Evo SLX - 2021
Lightweight, yet stiff. Capable, yet efficient. Fun, yet focused. This is the Specialized Epic Evo Carbon 29.
While the Epic Evo has a seemingly modest 20-millimeter suspension increase up front, and 10-millimeters in the rear over the standard Epic, Specialized worked overtime to implement it in a way that'll have you saying 'Whoa!' as soon as you hit your first stretch of singletrack.
Meticulously engineered to retain as much of the Epic's standard-setting efficiency as possible, the Evo's new suspension kinematics work with Rx XC Tune customized suspension, to ensure you're able to make the absolute most of every inch of travel. This is all while still offering increased anti-squat characteristics for improved pedaling efficiency.
With plenty of practice at staying ahead of the curve, the Epic Evo now lays claim to the most capable iteration of Specialized’s Progressive XC Geometry ever to grace an Epic. It's also more versatile than ever thanks to a new flip chip-equipped rear end that allows riders to adjust headtube angle and bottom bracket height to easily customize the Epic Evo’s handling characteristics.
Keeping the Epic Evo riding smooth is a well-balanced component mix featuring RockShox Suspension, Shimano SLX/Deore drivetrain and brakes, and a TranzX dropper post – the value doesn’t get much better for a carbon complete bike for only $3,300.
|Rear Axle Standard:||12x148mm Boost|
|Rear Shock:||RockShox Deluxe Select+, Rx XC Tune, Two Position, Rebound Adjust|
|Rear Shock Size:||190mm x 40mm|
|Rear Suspension Travel:||110mm|
|Fork:||RockShox Reba RL, Motion Control damper, Solo Air, 42mm offset, 120mm|
|Fork Axle:||15x110mm Boost|
|Wheelset:||Stout XC 29, 25mm / Shimano MT400-B Front / Shimano MT510-B Rear|
|Front Tire:||Ground Control, Control casing, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"|
|Rear Tire:||Fast Trak, Control casing, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"|
|Crankset:||Shimano MT511, 32t Chainring, SM: 170mm, M-XL: 175mm|
|BB Standard:||73mm BSA|
|Chain:||Shimano Deore M6100, 12spd w/quick link|
|Rear Derailleur:||Shimano SLX M7100, SGS, 12-speed|
|Cassette:||Shimano Deore M6100, 12spd w/Hyperglide+, 10-51t|
|Seatpost:||TranzX Dropper - XS-SM: 100mm, M: 125mm, L-XL: 150mm|
|Seat Post Diameter:||30.9mm|
|Seat:||Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails|
|Shifters:||Shimano SLX, M7100, 12spd|
|Handlebar:||Specialized Alloy Minirise, 10mm rise, 750mm, 31.8mm clamp|
|Stem:||Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise|
|Grips:||Specialized Trail Grips|
|Brakes:||Shimano M6100, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc|
|Water Bottle Cage Mounts:||Yes, 2|
Specs subject to change without notice. Please check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date information.
cm / ft
|Rider Height (cm)||148 - 155||158 - 165||165 - 178||178 - 185||185 - 193|
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