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£3135 – Specialized Epic Hardtail 29er Mountain Bike 2022 Small – Gloss Tarmac Black/Abalone

£3,135.00

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You’ve seen the look. The are-they-really-about-to-ride-that-on-a-hardtail look. Well get ready to get it a lot more aboard the Epic Hardtail. Fast and light meets confident and capable in a bike that’s been bred to redefine what’s possible on a cross-country speed demon.Working towards the lightest bike possible has long been the race within the race but at what cost? The battle of the grams certainly hasn’t been without its casualties with hardtail XC race bikes coming to stand for a harsh twitchy ride at the expense of capability and versatility. But who said fatigue from fighting against your own bike makes you any faster? Instead recognizing that the fastest bike is more than simply the lightest bike we said out with the jarred-to-death tail the measure-your-posterior’s-sorrows-by-the-yard tail and in with the avant-garde tail. The ridiculously capable mystifyingly comfortable head-shakingly light and all-around fast Epic Hardtail. Sure we optimized every inch of the Epic Hardtail frame to achieve the lightest production hardtail frame in the world anyway but we also prioritized our commitment to creating an Epic Hardtail that’s as capable as it is comfortable with aggressive singletrack-inspired geometry increased tire clearance and a frame obsessively engineered for increased vertical compliance all while creating a bike that lives and breathes the fundamentals of fast. A RockShox Judy Gold fork and SRAM drivetrain highlight the build effortlessly balancing both value and performance to impressive results. Ridiculously capable incredibly light and refreshingly comfortable the Epic Hardtail’s dropper-post friendly FACT 11m carbon frame rewrites the hardtail playbook with game-changing success. Don't judge this Judy without being prepared to come away impressed. RockShox's capable Motion Control Damper and Solo Air spring combine for composed predictable travel and effortless setup and adjustment. SRAM's Level T hydraulic disc brakes pack a punch offering serious bite and backing it up with a refined intuitive feel to make for a package that squeezes heavyweight performance out of a scale-friendly setup. SPECS and GEOS Frame Specialized FACT 11m Progressive XC Geometry Rider-First Engineered™ threaded BB 12x148mm rear spacing internal cable routing Fork RockShox Judy Gold Motion Control damper Solo Air 42mm offset 15x110mm thru-axle 100mm of travel XS – 80mm travel Stem 3D-forged alloy 31.8mm 7-degree Tape Specialized Trail Grips Handlebars Specialized Alloy XC minirise double-butted alloy 8-degree backsweep 6-degree upsweep 10mm rise 31.8mm SeatPost Specialized Alloy Single Bolt 30.9mm Rear Brake SRAM Level T hydraulic disc 2-Piston Caliper Front Brake SRAM Level T hydraulic disc 2-Piston Caliper Rear Derailleur SRAM NX Eagle 12-speed Shift Levers SRAM NX Eagle trigger 12-speed Cassette SRAM NX Eagle PG-1230 12-speed 11-50t Chain SRAM SX Eagle 12-speed w/ PowerLock® Crankset SRAM X1000 Eagle DUB 170/175mm 32T Chainrings 32T Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB BSA 73mm threaded Rims Specialized Alloy Tubeless Ready 25mm internal width 28h Front Hub Alloy sealed cartridge bearings 15x110mm thru-axle 28h Rear Hub Alloy sealed cartridge bearings 12x148mm thru-axle 28h Front Tire Specialized Fast Trak Control Casing T5 Compound 29×2.35 Spokes Stainless 14g Rear Tire Specialized Renegade Control Casing T5 Compound 29×2.35 Inner Tubes Standard Presta valve Saddle Body Geometry Power Sport steel rails Seat Binder Specialized Alloy 34.9

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