2017 Epic Hardtail 29

2017 Epic Hardtail 29
Regular price $2,800.00

The Epic Hardtail singlehandedly takes hardtail alloy XC bikes into the modern age, with the most capable geometry out there and a build kit that's all business. The entire frame is built from top notch M5 Alloy to ensure an ultra-stiff, lightweight, and highly responsive ride quality that's well suited for XC racing.


  • FRAME M5 alloy, XC 29 Geometry, tapered head tube, internal cable routing, 12x142mm dropouts, PM 160 rear brake, replaceable alloy rear derailleur hanger
  • FORK Custom RockShox Reba RL, rebound adjust, Solo Air spring, tapered alloy crown/steerer, 15x100mm Maxle Stealth thru-axle, 80/95mm of travel, 51mm offset
  • FRONT HUB Specialized disc, alloy, sealed cartridge bearings,15x100mm thru-axle, 32h
  • REAR HUB Specialized disc, alloy, sealed cartridge bearings,12x142mm thru-axle, 32h
  • SPOKES Stainless, 14g, black
  • RIMS Specialized Stout, alloy hookless bead, 32h
  • FRONT TYRE Fast Trak, Control casing, 29x2.2", 60TPI, Aramid folding bead, 2Bliss Ready
  • REAR TYRE Fast Trak, Control casing, 29x2.2", 60TPI, Aramid folding bead, 2Bliss Ready
  • CRANKSET RaceFace Aeffect, 6000-series alloy, 24mm spindle, 49mm chainline
  • SHIFT LEVERS Shimano SLX M7000, 11-speed
  • FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano SLX 7025, direct-mount, down-swing
  • REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Deore XT M8000, Shadow Plus, SGS cage, 11-speed
  • CASSETTE Shimano SLX M7000, 11-speed, 11-42t
  • CHAIN SRAM PC-1110, 11-speed w/PowerLink
  • FRONT BRAKE Shimano M506, hydraulic disc, resin pad, 180/160mm rotor
  • REAR BRAKE Shimano M506, hydraulic disc, resin pad, 160mm rotor
  • HANDLEBARS Specialized Flat Top, alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 10mm rise, 720mm width, 31.8mm
  • GRIPS Specialized Sip Grip, half-waffle, S/M: regular thickness, L/XL: XL thickness
  • STEM Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise
  • SADDLE Body Geometry Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
  • SEATPOST Specialized, alloy, 2-bolt, 27.2mm
  • SEAT BINDER Specialized, alloy, 2-bolt, 27.2mm


B-B Drop 61mm 61mm 61mm 61mm
B-B Height 310mm 310mm 310mm 310mm
Bike Stand-Over Height 760mm 799mm 826mm 849mm
Chain-Stay Length 430mm 430mm 430mm 430mm
Fork Length (full) 486mm 496mm 496mm 496mm
Fork Rake/Offset 46mm 46mm 46mm 46mm
Front-Center 624mm 655mm 682mm 708mm
Head-Tube Angle 71° 71° 71° 71°
Head-Tube Length 90mm 100mm 115mm 130mm
Reach 390mm 414mm 437mm 458mm
Seat-Tube Angle 73.5° 73.5° 73.5° 73.5°
Seat-Tube Length 394mm 434mm 470mm 505mm
Stack 592mm 610mm 625mm 639mm
Top-Tube Length (horizontal) 565mm 593mm 620mm 643mm
Trail 79mm 79mm 79mm 79mm
Wheelbase 1047mm 1078mm 1105mm 1131mm

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