And if youre curious, this weight savings is equivalent to shedding a chainstay and shock extension from the previous epicnearly 525 grams. Carbon frame instructions specialized recommends the application of carbon assembly compound between the seat tube and post to increase friction. Specialized epic expert mountain bike action magazine. Sram level tl hydrologic disc brakes, rockshox suspension front and rear, sram gx 1x11 drivetrain, all in as new condition bike comes with stock black pedals there are some small cosmetic marks on the frame from bike rack but otherwise in fantastic.
This manual contains important safety, performance and service information. I have taken excellent care of this bike, and it is in great. In 20, i sent it in to be serviced for a third time, and rather than servicing my shock, specialized just threw on a new afr shock that they had left over. To read the marketing blurb over the last few years youd think that the problem had been solved over and over. It has seen one season of hard racing and two seasons of minimal riding. First ride specialized epic ht mountain bike online. It was not my intention to buy this bike when i visited my specialized dealer in the spring of 2010. The sx trail was a frameonly deal in the uk, but for 2006 therell be a complete bike too, with and a dhx 5. Specialized epic elite m5 world cup, for getting to the finish line first the 2015 specialized epic elite m5 world cups strength is that its a straightup crosscountry race bike. Mens hardtail mountain bikes mens mountain bike extremevital, sports shop. Anthony trujillo takes us through setting up the 2008 specialized epic and era.
If you were wondering where i shot some of these trail clips it was on my. The specialized epic expert is an amazing combination of price, proven performance and passion. Specialized epic pro optisch gezahmt, charakterlich. Modifying the frame, fork, or any of the components may make your bike unsafe. The 2008 specialized epic expert 2008 is a fullsuspension mountain bike with an aluminum and carbon m5 fact specialized afr brain fade frame. Sram gx eagle drivetrain gives you all the gearing you need to tackle the biggest climbs. This manual is designed to be used in conjunction with the bicycle owners manual and owners manuals supplied by the. For more information on intended use and structural weight limits for the frame and components, please refer to the owners manual. View and download specialized fsr owners manual online.
Epic m5 geometry top tube length standover hgt head tube length head tube angle. Can be tough to keep the front end down when climbing steep hills. The negative air spring is adjustable with some fork disassembly shown in the s120 maintenance manual. Your bicycle has been engineered and tested with specific components and parts.
Modifying the frame, fork, or any of the components may make. I think they nailed it with the epic comp alloy at first, the gears3424 front, 1142 rear seemed a little high for me, but my trail bike had 3622, 1142 with 175mm. By pairing a fact 9m carbon fiber frame w an m5 alloy rear end with our world cup xc 29 geometry, this epic places a focus on tight tube angles and light overall weight for explosive speed and nimble. Finally, the expert comes from a solid company that stands behind its products and boasts a massive dealer network. Frame epic fsr m5 alloy, fully manipulated frame w new larger diameterstiffer ore dttt, hollow alloy shock link, sealed cartridge bearings, 100mm travel, replaceable derailleur hanger rear shock specialized afr inertia, brain fade, adjustable from ht firm to trail tune, air spring, rebound adjust fork fox f100 rl, 100mm travel, air spring, reboundcompression adjust w. Even further, the epic fsr expert carbon world cup holds a sram x1 rear derailleur that controls a wide range of gears with ultimate precision. Specialized wanted to build a bike that would have a lockout that worked without needing a remote or lever to actuate it. The specialized epic expert is an amazing combination of. With 29inch wheels, carbon fiber frame, and brain inertia valve damping technology in the both the fox specialized shock and custom rockshox sid fork, the epic expert carbon 29 has the speed to tame any cross country terrain. Continuing the momentum generated from the classic, the new u. Oct, 2017 the epic expert is not only ready to shine in races, but its also ready to put your closest buddies in the pain cave on the weekends from specialized. The frame comes in colors like test orange, black orange and ano blue white.
I have a 2008 specialized epic comp, size large for sale. Ive struggled to get the tubeless valves to seal, next tyre swap i will rtv them in. Specialized fsr owners manual pdf download manualslib. Read it before you take the first ride on your new bicycle, and keep it for reference. Were prepared to bet that 99% of those were the american companys racingtuned epic model, largely the fullcarbon versions, which cost at least r70 000. Specialized xc low rise bar, 7050 butted alloy, 31. Still the jack of all trades we all fell in love with, the new u. Tech tips are useful tips and tricks regarding installation and use. Full fact 11m carbonfiber frame combines stiffness, strength, and light. All you need to know about specializeds 2018 epic bicycling. This table provides a preferred order to the testing of muscle groups for manual muscle testing.
My epic has 170, and i love the shorter arms im 56, and the 34 24 is incredibly nice to use instead of fiddling with the rear. Specialized mountain bike rockhopper expert 29 2019. The specialized tyres wore quickly and were a good 120 grams each heavier then claimed, swapping to nobby nics was a great step up for a 30 gram each penalty, not a noticeable weight penalty. This fact should not be discounted if you plan to race, rage and ride your new bike for the next five years. For more information on intended use and structural weight limits for the frame and components, please refer to. Specialized phenom, hollow crmo rails, thin foam, sm.
Additional parts other protective clear coat, derailleur hanger, reflectors, owners manual stem fsa slk 1 18 80mm, 31,8mm white handlebar specialized xc low rise bar, 7050 butted alloy, 31. Look at the pictures of the sepcialized camber expert fsr large frame size. Specialized epic expert carbon 29 20 specifications. Specialized epic user manual pdf download manualslib. The build of the epic expert meshes performance with value, featuring a 12speed sram gx eagle groupset, sram level tl brakes, and a handbuilt roval control carbon fiber wheelset. The bicycle may require minimal service adjustments without the need of replacing any parts. Specialized epic expert evo born mountainbike magazin. Apr 10, 2017 2020 specialized epic is the lightest hardtail on the market august 6, 2019 4. Up next 2008 specialized brain technology duration. To read the marketing blurb over the last few years youd think that the problem had been solved over and over again, but apparently not. Lange, snelle ritten, marathons over technisch terrein dit is vanaf nu het domein van. Alternativ lasst sich genauso understatement pflegen.
Specialized barends broken left side fixed with electrical tape. Mens hardtail mountain bikes shop extreme vital english. I was looking at a stumpjumper and took a couple models out for a test ride, but then this bike a factory demo became available and i knew i was in trouble within 20 seconds of riding it on the trail. And its all combating the old pedalinduced bob chestnut. Generally, for bilateral muscle testing, each muscle group is first tested on the right and then the left, prior to proceeding to the next muscle group in the list.
Comp carbon and expert frames an astonishing 525g apiece, the new epic. Sticking with 29er wheels across all frame sizes, the new epic features geometry thats more aggressive than before. I used to own a 2008 epic expert carbon, and i had my rear shock serviced in 2011 and 2012. Specialized waffle lock on grip sm specialized thick lock on grip lxl saddle. Stock tires are not great for regular trail riding. Specialized hasnt published a number for the sworks frame using fact 12m carbon, but claims the pro, expert and comp carbon frame below fact 11m carbon, saves up to 525 grams size dependent. With 29inch wheels, carbon fiber frame, and brain inertia valve damping technology in the both the foxspecialized shock and custom rockshox sid fork, the epic expert carbon 29 has the speed to tame any cross country terrain.
Ever since gee atherton got his tackle out for cosmo, the secrets been out for downhillthe gym is a necessary evil of the sport. Intended use the specialized epic is intended and tested for mountain bike condition 4 use only. Most of the buzz is around the specialized epic expert vs. Review 2018 specialized epic expert mountain bike action. Epic fsr m5 alloy, fully manipulated frame w new larger diameterstiffer ore dttt, hollow alloy shock link, sealed cartridge bearings, 100mm travel. Specialized hi lo disc, laseretched logo, os 28 end caps, sealed cartridge bearing, rws, 32h. The build of the epic expert evo meshes shredability with dependability and value, featuring a 12speed sram gx eagle groupset, sram.
Fsr epic, fsr camber, fsr myka, fsr safire, fsr stumpjumper, fsr enduro, fsr status, fsr demo. Specializeds allnew epic dual suspension is lighter. The epic expert is not only ready to shine in races, but its also ready to put your closest buddies in the pain cave on the weekends. Lightweight, accelerates quickly, great braking power. I was looking at a stumpjumper and took a couple models. Sworks fast trak, 120 tpi, 2bliss ready aramid bead, dualcompound, 29x2. The crux of the matter may only be a three minute sprint which rob warner reckoned he could do hungover but pretty much every muscle group is used on the bike, from sprinting legs, a solid core and, most obviously, in pumped forearms. The build of the epic expert meshes performance with value, featuring a 12 speed sram gx eagle groupset, sram level tl brakes, and a handbuilt roval control carbon fiber wheelset. Read it before you take the first ride on your new bicycle, and keep it. The epic was introduced by specialized in early 2000 with what seemed to be a very novel conceptlets put a brain on this bike. Specialized mountain bike rockhopper expert 29 2021 oak green. It sounded crazy, but the idea was actually quite simple. The bicycle looks good, may have minimal cosmetic only blemishes on the frame, fork, components, parts andor accessories. Ben capron takes us through specialized s brain technology.99 1165 1063 293 735 1209 665 1266 1413 612 62 919 314 1480 1389 1487 215 747 20 476 1057 380 646 854 1247 1243 736 1359 287