Specialized S-Works Epic FSR Di2 - 2017

With XC World Championships, Olympic Gold, and more Cape Epic wins than you can count, it's clear that the focused and cutting-edge Specialized S-Works Epic FSR Di2 holds nothing back when it comes to getting you over the line in first. The ...(Read More)

Specialized S-Works Epic FSR Di2
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With XC World Championships, Olympic Gold, and more Cape Epic wins than you can count, it's clear that the focused and cutting-edge Specialized S-Works Epic FSR Di2 holds nothing back when it comes to getting you over the line in first. The state-of-the-art FACT 11m-carbon frame is not only light, it's super stiff for lightning-fast accelerations and pinpoint handling. Enhancing the incredible frame is a Brain-controlled suspension along with a revolutionary 100mm-travel RockShox RS-1 fork that sports an inverted design that offers superior stiffness, while behaving with more sensitivity to small bumps and more control over larger hits. Drivetrain duties are handled by the revolutionary Shimano XTR Di2 11-speed groupset, which provides unparalleled shifting precision, reliability, and accuracy, making it the secret weapon in any racer's arsenal. Featherweight Roval carbon wheels make you feel like you're cheating, and wonderfully light, powerful Shimano XTR disc brakes have modulation to spare. Not stopping there, you get a world-class S-Works carbon seatpost, a carbon-railed Phenom Pro saddle and tubeless S-Works Fast Trak tires so you can add to the Epic's win count.

Specialized FSR Rear Suspension

Specialized's FSR suspension offers plush travel, incredible control, unbeatable traction and an overall awesome ride because it's completely unaffected by pedaling and braking forces. This design also eliminates "bobbing" for optimum climbing and acceleration. You'll be amazed.

Specialized Brain

The Brain is the mastermind behind Specialized's ultra-efficient suspension designs. It automatically turns the suspension "on" and "off" almost instantaneously to always provide the perfect ride. It consists of an inertia valve mounted inside a near-vertical cylinder near the rear axle. The inertia valve controls the shock's ability to compress; the resulting system responds to terrain input (bumps and dips), but not to rider input (pedaling). Forces from the ground activate the inertia valve inside the Brain, which opens and allows the shock to absorb bumps. All Brains also feature Brain Fade technology, which by using the blue dial on top of the Brain cylinder, you can control the breakaway threshold of the inertia valve in your Brain from ultra rigid and efficient to super plush and active and anywhere in between. So you can set up your bike to climb and sprint like a hardtail and still absorb bumps for maximum control over rough terrain; the ideal combination for parlaying all your hard efforts into off-road speed.

This frame utilizes Specialized’s advanced FACT IS (Integrated Structure) construction method. By separating the frame into four main parts — the front triangle, seat tube/bottom bracket, chainstays and seatstays — Specialized is able to optimize each carbon piece for its specific purpose and create a structure that’s incredibly light, impeccably stiff and impressively strong.

Specs

Frame S-Works FACT 11m, full carbon frame w/unique S-Works lay-up, XC Geometry, PF30 BB, carbon headset cups, 12x142mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, front derailleur mount, 100mm of travel, SWAT tool cradle
Fork RockShox RS-1 Brain, Solo Air spring, Spike Valve, top-mount Brain Fade adjust, rebound adjust, inverted design, tapered carbon crown/steerer, 15mm Maxle Stealth thru-axle, 51mm offset, 100mm of travel
Rims/Wheels Roval Control SL 29, hookless carbon, 22mm inner width, 24/28h, tubeless ready
Spokes DT Swiss Revolution
Tires Specialized tubeless-ready Fast Trak 29 x 2.2"
Crankset RaceFace Next SL, hollow carbon, 11-speed
Front Derailleur Shimano XTR M9070 Di2, down-swing, 2x11
Rear Derailleur Shimnao XTR M9050 Di2, Shadow Plus design, 11-speed
Rear Cogs Shimano XTR M9001, 11-speed, 11-40t
Shifters Shimano XTR M9050 Di2, electric 11-speed
Handlebars Specialized Mini-rise, FACT carbon, 6-degree upsweep, 8-degree backsweep, 10mm rise, 720mm, 31.8mm
Tape/Grips Specialized Sip Grip, half-waffle, S/M: regular thickness, L/XL: XL thickness
Stem Syntace F109, 6-degree rise, 31.8mm clamp
Brakes Shimnao XTR M9000, hydraulic disc, Front: 180/160mm; Rear: 160mm
Saddle Body Geometry S-Works Phenom, carbon rails, 143mm
Seatpost Specialized S-Works FACT carbon, 0mm setback, carbon rail clamps