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Men's Epic Comp Alloy

Men's Epic Comp Alloy

Part No. 90319-5002

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While carbon often gets all the credit, alloy is far from obsolete, especially the M5 premium aluminum with D'Aluisio Smartweld technology found on the Epic Comp Alloy. It's lightweight, stiff, and can also take a beating. But not only that, you also get a redesigned version of the Brain suspension technology that's made the Epic a force to reckoned with on any course.

Race courses have evolved over the past few years. They're more technical, steeper, and more challenging to ride. But instead of quivering in our boots, we saw this as an opportunity to make something special—something that both World Cup athletes and XC riders alike can instantly feel the benefit from. We looked at the sum of parts that make a bike handle well, like the head angle, reach, stack, chainstay length, fork offset, etc., and reevaluated all of it. Increasing the reach made a bike that was more stable at speed and generally more comfortable to ride. Dropper posts? Yep, those fit, and not just a short-travel XC option, but full-length droppers that fit in the 30.9mm seat tube. Head angle? We slacked that out, but not without evaluating the overall handling package. It now lands on a custom offset, 42mm fork that works with the slacker head angle in order to behave itself in tight corners and through switchbacks.

Next comes Brain 2.0. The original Brain changed the way the bike world looked at suspension, both in its inefficiencies and benefits alike. And oh, was it good. It won races and put a flag in the ground for us as a true leader in innovation and suspension development, but we knew that we could make it better. Simple physics told us that, by moving the Brain closer to the rear axle, it would be in the most sensitive spot. And after countless hours with the RockShox team, the Brain became more than just a slight upgrade. It's totally reborn. Now, it reacts seamlessly to bump forces, it has much more consistent damping performance, and finally, it integrates the hoses into the suspension links. This, in turn, improves oil paths, and it creates an incredibly sleek package that outperforms anything on the market.

At the heart of the construction, you'll find our M5 alloy with the exclusive D'Aluisio Smartweld Technology, which strategically places more welding material where it's needed, resulting in an aluminum bike that's more compliant and considerably stiffer at nearly every tube juncture.

The build of the Epic Comp Alloy is value-packed, featuring an 12-speed SRAM NX Eagle groupset, SRAM Level TL brakes, and a Roval Control Alloy wheelset. Get ready, because this is going to be Epic.

  • The M5 Premium Alloy frame with D'Aluisio Smartweld technology finally brings you all the benefits of alloy, like durability, in a lightweight package.
  • A RockShox Reba RL fork soaks up the bumps up front, and features both compression and rebound adjustments.
  • The 12-speed SRAM NX Eagle groupset brings the performance of Eagle at a doable price point.

While carbon often gets all the credit, alloy is far from obsolete, especially the M5 premium aluminum with D'Aluisio Smartweld technology found on the Epic Comp Alloy. It's lightweight, stiff, and can also take a beating. But not only that, you also get a redesigned version of the Brain suspension technology that's made the Epic a force to reckoned with on any course.

Race courses have evolved over the past few years. They're more technical, steeper, and more challenging to ride. But instead of quivering in our boots, we saw this as an opportunity to make something special—something that both World Cup athletes and XC riders alike can instantly feel the benefit from. We looked at the sum of parts that make a bike handle well, like the head angle, reach, stack, chainstay length, fork offset, etc., and reevaluated all of it. Increasing the reach made a bike that was more stable at speed and generally more comfortable to ride. Dropper posts? Yep, those fit, and not just a short-travel XC option, but full-length droppers that fit in the 30.9mm seat tube. Head angle? We slacked that out, but not without evaluating the overall handling package. It now lands on a custom offset, 42mm fork that works with the slacker head angle in order to behave itself in tight corners and through switchbacks.

Next comes Brain 2.0. The original Brain changed the way the bike world looked at suspension, both in its inefficiencies and benefits alike. And oh, was it good. It won races and put a flag in the ground for us as a true leader in innovation and suspension development, but we knew that we could make it better. Simple physics told us that, by moving the Brain closer to the rear axle, it would be in the most sensitive spot. And after countless hours with the RockShox team, the Brain became more than just a slight upgrade. It's totally reborn. Now, it reacts seamlessly to bump forces, it has much more consistent damping performance, and finally, it integrates the hoses into the suspension links. This, in turn, improves oil paths, and it creates an incredibly sleek package that outperforms anything on the market.

At the heart of the construction, you'll find our M5 alloy with the exclusive D'Aluisio Smartweld Technology, which strategically places more welding material where it's needed, resulting in an aluminum bike that's more compliant and considerably stiffer at nearly every tube juncture.

The build of the Epic Comp Alloy is value-packed, featuring an 12-speed SRAM NX Eagle groupset, SRAM Level TL brakes, and a Roval Control Alloy wheelset. Get ready, because this is going to be Epic.

  • The M5 Premium Alloy frame with D'Aluisio Smartweld technology finally brings you all the benefits of alloy, like durability, in a lightweight package.
  • A RockShox Reba RL fork soaks up the bumps up front, and features both compression and rebound adjustments.
  • The 12-speed SRAM NX Eagle groupset brings the performance of Eagle at a doable price point.

Technical Specifications

Frame Specialized M5 Aluminum w/ D\'Aluisio Smartweld Technology, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 100mm of travel
Fork RockShox Reba RL 29, Motion Control damper, 42mm offset, 15x110mm thru-axle, 100mm of travel
Rear Shock Custom RockShox Micro Brain shock w/ Spike Valve, AUTOSAG, 51x257mm
Handlebars Specialized Alloy Minirise, 10mm rise, 750mm, 31.8mm clamp
Stem Specialized XC, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise
Grips Specialized Sip grip, half-waffle, S/M
Saddle Body Geometry Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
Seatpost Alloy, single-bolt, 30.9mm
Front Brake SRAM Level TL, hydraulic disc
Rear Brake SRAM Level TL, hydraulic disc
Shift Levers SRAM NX Eagle, trigger, 12-speed
Rear Derailleur SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
Cassette SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed, 11-50t
Crankset Truvativ STYLO, DUB
Chainrings SRAM Eagle, 32T
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded
Chain SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
Rims Specialized Alloy, Tubeless Ready, 25mm internal width, 28h
Front Hub Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 15x110mm spacing, 28h
Rear Hub Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm thru-axle, 28h
Spokes DT Swiss Industry
Front Tire Fast Trak, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3\"
Rear Tire Fast Trak, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.1\"

Technical Specifications

Frame Specialized M5 Aluminum w/ D\'Aluisio Smartweld Technology, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing, 100mm of travel
Fork RockShox Reba RL 29, Motion Control damper, 42mm offset, 15x110mm thru-axle, 100mm of travel
Rear Shock Custom RockShox Micro Brain shock w/ Spike Valve, AUTOSAG, 51x257mm
Handlebars Specialized Alloy Minirise, 10mm rise, 750mm, 31.8mm clamp
Stem Specialized XC, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise
Grips Specialized Sip grip, half-waffle, S/M
Saddle Body Geometry Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
Seatpost Alloy, single-bolt, 30.9mm
Front Brake SRAM Level TL, hydraulic disc
Rear Brake SRAM Level TL, hydraulic disc
Shift Levers SRAM NX Eagle, trigger, 12-speed
Rear Derailleur SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
Cassette SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed, 11-50t
Crankset Truvativ STYLO, DUB
Chainrings SRAM Eagle, 32T
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded
Chain SRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
Rims Specialized Alloy, Tubeless Ready, 25mm internal width, 28h
Front Hub Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 15x110mm spacing, 28h
Rear Hub Specialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm thru-axle, 28h
Spokes DT Swiss Industry
Front Tire Fast Trak, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3\"
Rear Tire Fast Trak, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.1\"

Geometry

Geometry Chart

Geometry

S M L XL
  S M L XL
Stack 588mm 597mm 611mm 630mm
Reach 408mm 433mm 456mm 475mm
HeadTubeLength 95mm 105mm 120mm 140mm
HeadTubeAngle 69.5deg 69.5deg 69.5deg 69.5deg
BBHeight 332mm 332mm 332mm 332mm
BBDrop 38.9mm 38.9mm 38.9mm 38.9mm
Trail 94mm 94mm 94mm 94mm
ForkLength,Full 506mm 506mm 506mm 506mm
ForkRake/Offset 42mm 42mm 42mm 42mm
FrontCenter 659mm 687mm 715mm 742mm
ChainstayLength 438mm 438mm 438mm 438mm
Wheelbase 1094mm 1123mm 1151mm 1177mm
TopTubeLength(Horizontal) 568mm 596mm 623mm 647mm
BikeStandoverHeight 764mm 770mm 776mm 799mm
SeatTubeLength 400mm 434mm 470mm 520mm
SeatTubeAngle 74.75deg 74.75deg 74.75deg 74.75deg

Geometry

Geometry Chart

Geometry

S M L XL
  S M L XL
Stack 588mm 597mm 611mm 630mm
Reach 408mm 433mm 456mm 475mm
HeadTubeLength 95mm 105mm 120mm 140mm
HeadTubeAngle 69.5deg 69.5deg 69.5deg 69.5deg
BBHeight 332mm 332mm 332mm 332mm
BBDrop 38.9mm 38.9mm 38.9mm 38.9mm
Trail 94mm 94mm 94mm 94mm
ForkLength,Full 506mm 506mm 506mm 506mm
ForkRake/Offset 42mm 42mm 42mm 42mm
FrontCenter 659mm 687mm 715mm 742mm
ChainstayLength 438mm 438mm 438mm 438mm
Wheelbase 1094mm 1123mm 1151mm 1177mm
TopTubeLength(Horizontal) 568mm 596mm 623mm 647mm
BikeStandoverHeight 764mm 770mm 776mm 799mm
SeatTubeLength 400mm 434mm 470mm 520mm
SeatTubeAngle 74.75deg 74.75deg 74.75deg 74.75deg
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