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Specialized S-Works Epic 8 Frameset

Specialized S-Works Epic 8 Frameset
  • Color: Satin Carbon/Metallic White Silver
  • Color: Satin Carbon/Metallic White Silver
  • Color: Satin Carbon/Metallic White Silver
Color: Satin Carbon/Metallic White Silver
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Wheel Size: 29-inch
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The all-new Epic 8 evolves the formula of fastest through capability, efficiency, and lightweight integration. Modern XC tracks demand more and more capability by the day. Enter Epic 8. Its improved kinematics make it the most efficient pedaling bike we’ve ever tested, while custom valved (and tuned) shocks soak up every bump. It’s a wolf in wolf’s clothing.

If you’re an XC racer or prioritize all-out speed in your ride, the Epic 8 is the bike for you.

UNMATCHED CAPABILITY: The most capable 120mm bike on the planet. You’ll be blown away by how Epic 8’s progressive geometry delivers technical terrain capability alongside fast and efficient climbing and acceleration performance. The absurd lateral and torsional rigidity of the chassis translates to some seriously precision handling, too.

WHAT BUMP?: Compared to the previous generation, the new Epic 8 absorbs 12% more bump and vibration forces than the previous generation, leaving you less fatigued and more powerful over time so you can still push while they suffer.

RIDE DYNAMICS TUNED: The Specialized Ride Dynamics team developed custom valving for Epic 8’s new shock. Our unique Ride Dynamics-prescribed damping characteristics holistically elevate the riding experience. By tuning the dampers alongside the chassis’ leverage rates and new kinematics, we’re able to deliver a bike that rides beyond the sum of its parts.

BIOMECHANICAL EFFICIENCY: By optimizing the kinematics of the suspension, Specialized’s Ride Dynamics team reduced inefficient pedal-induced bobbing by 20%, while maintaining active suspension for effective bump force management, to ensure you remain in the most efficient pedaling position. It’s the most efficient pedaling suspension bike we’ve ever tested.

MORE WITH LESS: With the Epic 8, we didn’t spend a single extra gram to get mega capability from the frame. All models now feature SWAT 4.0 to carry all your trail essentials, and an integrated steering stop to prevent the ubiquitous top tube scar the first time you crash and your bars spin. In fact, the new S-Works Epic 8 frameset has even lost weight (76 grams to be exact) while gaining these new additions.

- Ride Dynamics developed RockShox SIDLuxe ULTIMATE shock and SID ULTIMATE fork
- Custom tuned shock features 3 unique damper settings
- Light weight and stiff Roval Control SL carbon seatpost
- SWAT 4.0 in downtube to carry trail essentials

Seatpost Length370 370415415
Front Center716 747778811
Seat Tube Length390 410450500
Stack597 598610628
Head Tube Angle (high)66.4 66.466.466.4
Trail117 117117117
Chainstay Length435 435435435
Reach (low)420 450475500
Seat Tube Angle76 75.575.575.5
BB Height (low)324 326328328
Fork Length, Full530 530530530
Head Tube Length92 95110130
Top Tube Length, Horizontal569 605633662
Wheelbase1147 117912101243
BB Height (high)329 331333333
Fork Rake/Offset44 444444
Bike Standover Height755 760769774
BB Drop (low)46 444242
Head Tube Angle (low)65.9 65.965.965.9


Fork RockShox SID ULTIMATE, Ride Dynamics developed 3 position, TwistLoc remote adjust, Debon Air, 15x110mm, 44mm offset, 120mm Travel
Frame S-Works FACT 12m Carbon, Progressive XC Race Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, SWAT downtube storage, threaded BB, 12x148mm UDH compatible rear dropout, internal cable routing, 120mm of travel, Optimized for wireless drivetrain and seatpost, SWAT: SWAT internal downtube storage, Seat Binder: Specialized Alloy 34.9, Titanium Bolt
Rear Shock RockShox SIDLuxe ULTIMATE, Ride Dynamics developed 3 position, TwistLoc remote adjust, Solo Air, 190x45mm

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Satin Carbon/Metallic White Silver / Small / 29-inch 888818959594 70324-0202
Satin Carbon/Metallic White Silver / X-Large / 29-inch 888818959907 70324-0205