Specialized new lightweight full suspension sensation, the Epic, upgraded with Shimano hydraulic brakes, and the acclaimed Fox Float RL fork, famed for its Supple laser guided DH performance at XC weight. 5/5.
MBUK, May 2002.
- The new FSR chassis delivers the 'Holy Grail' of uncompromised suspension in the rough stuff and a hardtail-firm pedaling platform on smooth terrain.
- Frame: Optimized for BRAIN shock and sporting serious processing throughout - M4 Alloy, ORE downtube and toptube - every tube is fully butted and manipulated, sealed cartridge bearing at every pivot, disc tabs only, 90mm travel.
- Specialized BRAIN shock, manufactured by Fox Racing Shox, sports an air spring with adjustable rebound.
- Spherical bearings eliminate all shock side loads.
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Fully butted M4 alloy frame with ORE technology. FSR suspension with BRAIN shock. 90mm travel.
|Rear Shock:||Specialized BRAIN shock, manufactured by Fox Racing Shox, air spring and rebound adj., 11.7" eye to eye, 1.875" stroke.|
Fox Float 80 RL, 80mm travel, air spring, compression lock-out, rebound adj., alloy steerer , disc tabs only.
Mavic X223 double-wall alloy rims with machined sidewalls.
|Shimano M-525 rear hub. Specialized Stout front hub with cartridge bearings and Skraxle integrated skewer and axle.|
|DT Stainless steel spokes.|
|Tyres:||Specialized Roll-X Pro 26 x 2.0". Kevlar beaded. 120 tpi.|
Shimano Deore LX 27-speed shifters.
Shimano Deore XTR rear / Deore LX front gears.
Specialize Strongarm 2 chainset with 22/32/44t rings.
|Shimano ES30 Octalink splined sealed bottom bracket.|
|Shimano 11-34 cassette.|
|Shimano M-515 SPD pedals.|
Shimano M-555 hydraulic disc.
Specialized XC low-rise 6066 alloy bar.
|Aluminium 10˚-rise stem.|
|Saddle:||Specialized Body Geometry with hollow CrMo rails on micro adjust alloy seatpost.|
S (15), M (17), L (19), XL (21").