Specialized Epic Hardtail Expert

This item / size combination is out of stock. Please contact the store as more may be on order. You can call 01908 311424 or email us here.
Part Number:




Start paving your path to ultimate speed and control with the Epic Hardtail Expert, an exceptionally light and fast hardtail bike manufactured by renowned brand 'Specialized'. Perfectly designed for smashing the perfect line on any terrain, this bike guarantees a ride that excites, exhilarates and challenges you, whilst still maintaining unrivalled comfort levels.

Long known for our pursue of the lightest bike, the Epic Hardtail Expert does not simply aim at lightness for the sake of it. Instead, we meticulously balanced the weight distribution without forgoing durability and strength, resulting in the lightest production hardtail frame in the world.

Gone are the days when hardtail XC race bikes signified a harsh and twitchy ride. With the Epic Hardtail Expert, cycling devotees will appreciate the comfortable yet daring adventure promised by our avant-garde tail. This bike screams capability, versatility and — above all — pure unadulterated speed.

Not only is this bike remarkably weight efficient, but it features an aggressive singletrack-inspired geometry, increased tire clearance and obsessively engineered frame for increased vertical compliance. The Epic Hardtail Expert isn't just about lightness, it's about delivering a ride that ticks all the boxes of a true speed-seeker.

Equipped with a RockShox SID SL BRAIN fork, the Epic Hardtail Expert provides 100 millimeters of efficient travel in a compact, lightweight package. Pairing this with Roval's robust and lightweight Control Carbon wheelset and SRAM's 12-speed group make the build lightweight and ready for whatever lies on the track.

Whether your passion involves cruising the local trails or conquering the most challenging terrains, the Epic Hardtail Expert offers a ride that is as thrilling as it is comfortable. With its superlative design and cutting-edge features, this bike truly embodies the unstoppable spirit of the true cycling enthusiast.

FrameSpecialized FACT 11m, Progressive XC Geometry, Rider-First Engineeredâ„¢, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing
HandlebarsSpecialized Alloy Minirise, 6.5mm rise, 750mm, 31.8mm clamp
ForkRockShox SID SL BRAIN, Bottom-Adjust Brain damper, Debon Air, 15x110mm, 44mm offset, 100mm Travel (XS-80mm Travel)
StemSpecialized XC, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree
TapeSpecialized Trail Grips
SaddleBody Geometry Power Sport, steel rails
Front BrakeSRAM Level TL, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc
Rear BrakeSRAM Level TL, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc
Rear DerailleurSram X01 Eagle, 12-speed
Shift LeversSRAM X01 Eagle, trigger, 12-speed
CassetteSRAM XG-1275, 12-speed, 10-52t
ChainSRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed w/ PowerLock®
CranksetSRAM X1 Eagle Alloy, DUB, 165/170/175mm
Bottom BracketSRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, threaded
RimsRoval Control SL, Carbon offset design, 29mm internal width, 4mm hook width, Tubeless ready, 28h
Front HubDT Swiss 350, 6-bolt, 15mm Thru-axle, 110mm spacing, 28h straight -pull
Rear HubDT Swiss 350 straight-pull, 6-bolt, DT Swiss Ratchet EXP, 12x148mm thru axle, XD freehub body, 28h straight-pull
SpokesDT Swiss Comp Race
Front TireSpecialized Fast Trak, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35
Rear TireSpecialized Renegade, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29x2.35
Inner TubesStandard, Presta valve
SeatPostSpecialized Alloy, Single Bolt, 30.9mm
Seat BinderSpecialized Alloy 34.9

Please note: Manufacturers can sometimes change the specification of the products from time to time.

We price match on bikes

You May Also Like