Specialized S-Works Epic 2021 Carbon Full-Suspension MTB

4.5 out of 5 Customer Rating

The Details

The Specialized Epic S-Works will take you back to that initial feeling of your first taste of real speed. Grinning from ear to ear as you shred down your favourite trail, or charge past the competition to cross the finish line first, we know you'll love it. Go on, you know you'll love it too.

The specialized Epic full-sus MTB combines the efficiancy for a hartail on the clibs with the plushness of a full sus on the way back down. Redesigned with a new focus on peddaling efficiency the Fact 12m carbon ensures maximum stiffness and the lightest frame possible. Pairing this new brain woth the lightest frame means no unwanted suspension travel when climbing or sprinting on the flat. Srams best groupset is the only one that fits the bill when it comes to shifitng, lightneing fast and reliable means it will never miss a beat.

  • FACT 12m Carbon Frame
  • RockShox SID SL Ultimate fork with 100mm travel and Specialised Brain technology
  • RockShox-Specialized BRAIN, Rx XC Tune rear shock
  • SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS 12-speed groupset
  • Roval Control SL wheelset
  • New brain technology 
  • Carbonfibre shock link 

Our Verdict

The fastest and lightest full-sus Specialized have ever produced. Engineered to make you the fastest rider you can be.

Industry Reviews

bike-radar-review

The Specialized S-Works Epic is a bike built to go fast, and it is not shy about it. What surprised me is how comfortable and capable of varying terrain the platform is. On rides that would have cracked my backside, the Epic was comfortable and agile. The front end was never cumbersome, and I always felt spry on the bike..

Read Full Review >

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One of the best-known XC bikes on the market, the latest Specialized Epic is notable for two reasons. First is the updated geometry, reflecting the changing nature of XC courses, with a longer reach and slacker head angle. Second is the continued evolution of Specialized’s Brain system – an automatic mechanical lockout..

Read Full Review >

Key Specifications

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  • Frame - Fast Trak, Control casing, GRIPTON? compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3""
  • Shock - RockShox-Specialized BRAIN, Rx XC Tune, 5 Position Platform Adjust, Rebound Adjust, Integrated Extension, 265x52.5mm
  • Number of Gears - 12spd
  • Shifters - SRAM AXS Eagle Controller
  • Chainset - QUARQ XX1 Eagle Power Meter, Boost™ 148, DUB, 170/175mm, 32T
  • Chainrings - 32t
  • Cassette - SRAM XG-1299 Eagle, 10-50t
  • Chain - SRAM XX1 Eagle
  • Bottom Bracket - SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded
  • Pedals - not supplied
  • Rims - Roval Control SL, Carbon offset design, 29mm internal width, 4mm hook width, Tubeless ready, 24h
  • Front Hub - Roval Control SL, DT Swiss Internals, Ceramic Bearings, 6-bolt, 15mm thru-axle, 110mm spacing, Torque caps, 24h straight pull t-head
  • Rear Hub - SRAM Level Ultimate, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc
  • Front Tyre - Fast Trak, Control casing, GRIPTON? compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3""
  • Rear Tyre - Fast Trak, Control casing, GRIPTON? compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3""
  • Front Brake - SRAM Level Ultimate, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc
  • Rear Brake - SRAM Level Ultimate, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc
  • Brake Levers - SRAM Level Ultimate, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc
  • Handlebars - S-Works Carbon XC Mini Rise, 6-degree upsweep, 8-degree backsweep, 10mm rise, 760mm, 31.8mm
  • Grips - Specialized Trail Grips
  • Stem - S-Works SL, alloy, titanium bolts, 6-degree rise
  • Saddle - Body Geometry S-Works Power, carbon fiber rails, carbon fiber base
  • Post Clamp - Specialized Alloy, 34.9mm, Titanium bolt
  • Manufacturers disclaimer - Please note that, based on component availability and other factors, specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Sizing Information

Specialized XC Full Suspension Mountain Bike Size Guide Unisex

The below Size Guide is relevant for the following Specialized Bikes: Epic and Epic Evo

Inches Centimeters Size
4'10" - 5'1" 148 - 155 XS
5'2" - 5'5" 158 - 165 S
5'5" - 5'10" 165 - 178 M
5'10" - 6'1" 178 - 185 L
6'1" - 6'4" 185 - 193 XL
6'3" - 6'6" 191 - 200 XXL

Delivery

Standard Delivery - FREE on all bikes**

Bikes are given a full pre-delivery inspection and delivered 95% built, with only pedals to be fitted and handlebars to be adjusted. Sent via a 24 hour courier service in a best in sector bike cargo box with wheel braces and wrapped in 100% recyclable protective packaging to prevent damage during transit.

**Some off-shore locations and areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge of £39.99. Please check shipping cost before checking out, these areas may also have an extended lead time.

 

Premium Delivery  - FREE on bikes over £3999*

Our Premium same-day bike delivery service is our quickest and best delivery service; once despatched, you'll receive your new bike later that same day with a personalised delivery slot to suit you. Your bike will come fully built and 100% ready to ride, with any accessories you've ordered fitted too. Our Customer Care team will call to arrange a delivery day and a personalised delivery slot to suit you. There are no middlemen or distribution centres - your new bike will come from Rutland Cycling, direct to your doorstep. Plus, there is minimal packaging to dispose of!

* Postcode exclusions apply, normally £99.

 

Same Day Premium bike delivery at Rutland Cycling

 

Click & collect - FREE on ALL bikes

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

Reviews

Your Questions Answered

The Specialized Epic S-Works will take you back to that initial feeling of your first taste of real speed. Grinning from ear to ear as you shred down your favourite trail, or charge past the competition to cross the finish line first, we know you'll love it. Go on, you know you'll love it too.

The specialized Epic full-sus MTB combines the efficiancy for a hartail on the clibs with the plushness of a full sus on the way back down. Redesigned with a new focus on peddaling efficiency the Fact 12m carbon ensures maximum stiffness and the lightest frame possible. Pairing this new brain woth the lightest frame means no unwanted suspension travel when climbing or sprinting on the flat. Srams best groupset is the only one that fits the bill when it comes to shifitng, lightneing fast and reliable means it will never miss a beat.

  • FACT 12m Carbon Frame
  • RockShox SID SL Ultimate fork with 100mm travel and Specialised Brain technology
  • RockShox-Specialized BRAIN, Rx XC Tune rear shock
  • SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS 12-speed groupset
  • Roval Control SL wheelset
  • New brain technology 
  • Carbonfibre shock link 
"
  • Frame - Fast Trak, Control casing, GRIPTON? compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3""
  • Shock - RockShox-Specialized BRAIN, Rx XC Tune, 5 Position Platform Adjust, Rebound Adjust, Integrated Extension, 265x52.5mm
  • Number of Gears - 12spd
  • Shifters - SRAM AXS Eagle Controller
  • Chainset - QUARQ XX1 Eagle Power Meter, Boost™ 148, DUB, 170/175mm, 32T
  • Chainrings - 32t
  • Cassette - SRAM XG-1299 Eagle, 10-50t
  • Chain - SRAM XX1 Eagle
  • Bottom Bracket - SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded
  • Pedals - not supplied
  • Rims - Roval Control SL, Carbon offset design, 29mm internal width, 4mm hook width, Tubeless ready, 24h
  • Front Hub - Roval Control SL, DT Swiss Internals, Ceramic Bearings, 6-bolt, 15mm thru-axle, 110mm spacing, Torque caps, 24h straight pull t-head
  • Rear Hub - SRAM Level Ultimate, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc
  • Front Tyre - Fast Trak, Control casing, GRIPTON? compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3""
  • Rear Tyre - Fast Trak, Control casing, GRIPTON? compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3""
  • Front Brake - SRAM Level Ultimate, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc
  • Rear Brake - SRAM Level Ultimate, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc
  • Brake Levers - SRAM Level Ultimate, 2-piston caliper, hydraulic disc
  • Handlebars - S-Works Carbon XC Mini Rise, 6-degree upsweep, 8-degree backsweep, 10mm rise, 760mm, 31.8mm
  • Grips - Specialized Trail Grips
  • Stem - S-Works SL, alloy, titanium bolts, 6-degree rise
  • Saddle - Body Geometry S-Works Power, carbon fiber rails, carbon fiber base
  • Post Clamp - Specialized Alloy, 34.9mm, Titanium bolt
  • Manufacturers disclaimer - Please note that, based on component availability and other factors, specifications are subject to change without notice.
"

The fastest and lightest full-sus Specialized have ever produced. Engineered to make you the fastest rider you can be.

Sizing Information

Specialized XC Full Suspension Mountain Bike Size Guide Unisex

The below Size Guide is relevant for the following Specialized Bikes: Epic and Epic Evo

Inches Centimeters Size
4'10" - 5'1" 148 - 155 XS
5'2" - 5'5" 158 - 165 S
5'5" - 5'10" 165 - 178 M
5'10" - 6'1" 178 - 185 L
6'1" - 6'4" 185 - 193 XL
6'3" - 6'6" 191 - 200 XXL
bike-radar-review

The Specialized S-Works Epic is a bike built to go fast, and it is not shy about it. What surprised me is how comfortable and capable of varying terrain the platform is. On rides that would have cracked my backside, the Epic was comfortable and agile. The front end was never cumbersome, and I always felt spry on the bike..

Read Full Review >

0

One of the best-known XC bikes on the market, the latest Specialized Epic is notable for two reasons. First is the updated geometry, reflecting the changing nature of XC courses, with a longer reach and slacker head angle. Second is the continued evolution of Specialized’s Brain system – an automatic mechanical lockout..

Read Full Review >

Standard Delivery - FREE on all bikes**

Bikes are given a full pre-delivery inspection and delivered 95% built, with only pedals to be fitted and handlebars to be adjusted. Sent via a 24 hour courier service in a best in sector bike cargo box with wheel braces and wrapped in 100% recyclable protective packaging to prevent damage during transit.

**Some off-shore locations and areas of Scotland may incur a surcharge of £39.99. Please check shipping cost before checking out, these areas may also have an extended lead time.

 

Premium Delivery  - FREE on bikes over £3999*

Our Premium same-day bike delivery service is our quickest and best delivery service; once despatched, you'll receive your new bike later that same day with a personalised delivery slot to suit you. Your bike will come fully built and 100% ready to ride, with any accessories you've ordered fitted too. Our Customer Care team will call to arrange a delivery day and a personalised delivery slot to suit you. There are no middlemen or distribution centres - your new bike will come from Rutland Cycling, direct to your doorstep. Plus, there is minimal packaging to dispose of!

* Postcode exclusions apply, normally £99.

 

Same Day Premium bike delivery at Rutland Cycling

 

Click & collect - FREE on ALL bikes

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores. Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

Finance your purchase with us today and spread the cost.

Purchase Price £12,250.00
Need some help? Speak to our sales team

All of our finance options are available online with no deposit, however if you would like to pay a deposit then you can speak to our helpful sales team who will arrange this and process your application for you.


🔒NEW Security checks

In conjunction with Novuna, we have recently implemented additional security checks as part of our online finance process. These additional checks may require you to submit photo ID when placing a finance order, so remember to watch out for emails from Novuna which may request this additional information.

Available Finance Options
Duration (months) Interest Rate (p.a. fixed) Monthly Payments Amount of Credit Total Repayable Deferral period
6 months 0 % APR £2,041.66 £12,250.00 £12,249.96 0.0
12 months 0 % APR £1,020.83 £12,250.00 £12,249.96 0.0
24 months 0 % APR £510.41 £12,250.00 £12,249.84 0.0
36 months 0 % APR £340.27 £12,250.00 £12,249.72 0.0
48 months 0 % APR £255.20 £12,250.00 £12,249.60 0.0
36 months 16.9 % APR £457.83 £12,250.00 £16,481.88 6
12 months 9.9 % APR £1,074.02 £12,250.00 £12,888.24 0.0
24 months 9.9 % APR £562.35 £12,250.00 £13,496.40 0.0
36 months 9.9 % APR £392.30 £12,250.00 £14,122.80 0.0
48 months 9.9 % APR £307.65 £12,250.00 £14,767.20 0.0

Rutland Water Cycling LTD (Reference number: 800269) trading as Rutland Cycling are an appointed representative of Specialized (UK) Retail Limited (Reference number: 976130) which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for credit broking. Credit is subject to status and affordability, and is provided by Mitsubishi HC Capital UK PLC. Terms & Conditions Apply.