Specialized Demo 8 I Alloy 650b Dh Mountain Bike 2018 – GLOSS ACID PINK / BLACK CLEAN

£2,624.99

When sending it full gas down the run you want confidence that your bike will perform as it should and no material has earned its keep on the downhill circuit like Specialized's M5 aluminium.

The reasons for this are stacking but primarily it can all be summed up by stiffness light overall weight and strength.

That's why you'll find that the Demo 8 I Alloy was constructed from it in order to make your next shred-sesh that much more fun.

It's more than a one-trick-pony though as it also features a 1.5-inch forged head tube to enhance most of these qualities.

As for the ride the Demo 8 pairs our S3 Geometry with an asymmetric frame design that ensures plenty of access a roomy top tube for added control ultra-short nimble chainstays a low bottom bracket that keeps you feeling planted and a slack front end that provides the utmost in responsive handling at speed.

For suspension this Demo features 200mm up front via a RockShox BoXXer RC 650b and 200mm of travel at the rear controlled by a custom-tuned FOX VAN RC.

Together the combo ensures that you'll be able to rocket over any terrain with confidence.

And when you add in a build kit consisting of SRAM's powerful Guide RS brakes a durable one-by SRAM drivetrain and our legendary Butcher and Slaughter DH tires you get a bike that wants nothing more than to be pushed harder and faster.

  >  M5 alloy construction works in tandem with our S3 Geometry an asymmetric frame design and a 1.5” forged head tube to create the ultimate race machine.

The design is relatively compact in order increase manoeuvrability and responsiveness while the 200mm of travel at the rear makes the bike capable of taking on the biggest of hits in stride.

And to fill out all of the details that make the difference on race day we’ve included an ISCG ‘05 mount for chain guides and a rear derailleur protector to keep you shifting smoothly through rock gardens and unexpected strikes.

>  RockShox BoXXer RC 650b fork is purposefully designed for the most demanding terrain on earth.

With 200mm of travel Motion Control IS damping for maximum efficiency and Power Buldge reinforced lower legs that allow oversized bushings for incredible stiffness it'll leave you with nothing but confidence.

>  The clutched SRAM GX rear derailleur all but eliminates dropped chains so you're able to rail through rock gardens while still being able to sprint out of them.

  SPECS:   FRAME M5 alloy S3 Geometry carbon seatstay BB30 full internal cable routing 135mm dropouts lipped and sealed cartridge bearing pivots replaceable derailleur hanger 200mm of travel FORK RockShox BoXXer Team 27.5 coil spring S: Extra soft spring M: Soft spring L: Medium spring XL: Firm spring 200mm of travel Charger Damper compression adjust rebound adjust alloy steerer 48mm offset Maxle Lite DH REAR SHOCK FOX/Specialized Van RC rebound and compression adjust 9.5×3.0' FRONT HUB Specialized disc alloy flange and disc mount sealed cartridge bearings 20mm thru-axle 32h REAR HUB Specialized sealed cartridge bearings 12x135mm spacing 32h SPOKES DT Swiss Industry stainless 3-cross 2.0' RIMS Roval 27.5 alloy 24mm internal width INNER TUBES Standard Presta valve FRONT TYRE Butcher DH casing 27.5 b x2.5' 60 TPI wire bead REAR TYRE Butcher DH casing 27.5 b x2.3' 60 TPI wire bead CRANKSET Custom SRAM Descendant BB30 7050 alloy arms w/ Gamut bashguard 165mm CHAINRINGS Steel 30T BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM BB30 83mm SHIFT LEVERS SRAM X7 trigger REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM GX Type 2.1 short cage CASSETTE SRAM PG-1030 10 speed 11-36 last three cogs removed CHAIN SRAM PC-1031 10-speed w/ PowerLink FRONT BRAKE SRAM Guide RS lever and caliper hydraulic disc organic pads 200mm rotor REAR BRAKE SRAM Guide RS lever and caliper hydraulic disc organic pads 180mm rotor HANDLEBARS Specialized DH 7050 alloy 8-degree backsweep 6-degree upsweep 27mm rise 800mm 31.8mm clamp GRIPS Specialized Sip Grip half-waffle S/M: regular thickness L/XL: XL thickness STEM Specialized Direct Mount DH Stem two-piece forged alloy 45mm SADDLE Body Geometry Phenom Comp hollow Cr-Mo rails 143mm SEATPOST Specialized 6061 alloy 2-bolt clamp 0mm setback 30.9mm SEAT BINDER Alloy 36.9mm PEDALS Specialized Bennies 6061 alloy body sealed cartridge bearings 4.5mm removable pins

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