Specialized releases their newest cross country, the Specialized Epic S-Works World Cup 2014 edition, as one of their 2014 edition bikes lineups, and later the Epic World Cup is special for racing usage. The improvement on this bike such as less fork travel, more aggressive angle, and better handling. This bike will be able to make rider all-out in a racing, different with previous Epic, which can be best partner for people. This machine will be used for intense usage and more aggressive riding, because this bike has better handling.
The improvement adopt in Specialized Epic S-Works World Cup 2014 edition such as the usage of 95 mm suspension, both front and rear. The subtraction of fork travel from 100 mm into 95 mm travel makes this bike has more aggressive in a race, and with this angle, this bike is more efficient. And thaoseparts are combined with the lighter frame weight than before, about 50 gr lighter, but this frame is stiffer than before. As new bike, this bike has been equipped with new parts in each department, like the drivetrain, brakeset; and these parts will be great supporting element to make this bike get its better performance in the race, or even just daily usage.
The SRAM drivetrain is used in Specialized Epic S-Works World Cup 2014 edition, the SRAM XX1, and combine with so-so Magura brakes. Overall riding of this bike, this machine is good in dry and dusty track and still comfortable in long riding. This cannot be separated from the usage of 29 inch wheels, and the light carbon fiber rims for aggressive riding but still strong. The Epic S-Works World Cup 2014 is one of the 2014 lineups bike from Specialized, and other bike in this lineups are Stumpjumper, Specialized CruX, Specialized Allez Race, and other.