Specialized Epic HT Comp 2019

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2019 Specialized Epic HT Comp

Cross country courses are nothing like they used to be. Today's tracks have more in common with trail riding than the pancake flat NORBA courses of yesteryear. For this reason, we threw away the hardtail rulebook and drafted our own chapter to create the Epic Hardtail Comp. We took a revolutionary new frame design and spec'd it specifically for the rigors of racing contemporary XC courses.

It's one of the lightest frames we've ever made, tipping the scales around 1175g. And to make it this light, we built the entyre frame from our superlative FACT 11m carbon fibre, and then we took some cues from our road bikes. We borrowed the Rider-First Engineered™ concept that originated with the Tarmac. Now, the frame design applies specificity to every tube size and carbon layup for every frame size. This creates the optimal balance of rigidity, weight, and responsiveness, so every frame, regardless of size, performs just as we intended.

We've also tweaked the geometry for more speed and stability by slacking-out the head tube angle, lengthening the top tube, and correcting the seat tube angle. This way, it feels more planted then ever, and frankly, it's stupid fast. We also widened the rear spacing to 12x148mm and included internal split-housing cable routing.

For the build, this Epic takes value to new heights with a custom-tuned RockShox Reba RL fork, 12-speed SRAM NX Eagle shifting, and fast rolling Roval Control Alloy wheels.

  • By pairing a FACT 11m carbon fibre frame with our XC 29 Geometry, this Epic places a focus on revolutionary tube angles and light overall weight for explosive speed and nimble handling on the race circuit.
  • The RockShox Reba RL 29 fork offers up 90/100mm of smooth travel, while an easily accessible compression and rebound adjusts permit you to customize the feel according to the terrain at hand.
  • One-by 12-speed shifting is provided by a durable SRAM NX Eagle component spec.

2019 Epic HT Comp Spec

Frame
Specialized FACT 11m
Fork
RockShox Reba RL 29
Shock
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Headset
Specialized
Handlebar
Specialized Alloy Minirise
Stem
Specialized XC
Seatpost
Specialized Alloy
Saddle
Body Geometry Phenom Comp
Brakes
SRAM Level TL
Front Deraileur
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Rear Derailleur
Sram NX Eagle
Shifters
Sram NX Eagle
Cassette
Sram NX Eagle
Chain
Sram NX Eagle
Crankset
Truvativ STYLO
Front Hub
Specialized
Rear Hub
Specialized
Spokes
DT Swiss Industry
Rims
Roval Control Alloy 29
Tyres
Fast Trak, GRIPTON® compound

BRINK is incredibly proud to bring you a handpicked selection of the very best Specialized has to offer. High end mountain bikes, and a select few other items that stand out for their exceptional quality or fantastic value for money. There's no doubt, this is some of the finest mountain biking equipment in the world.

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