Lightweight carbon frame? Check. Industry-leading suspension technology? Oh yeah. Race-ready build kit? You know it. The Epic Expert is not only ready to shine in races, but it’s also ready to put your closest buddies in the pain cave on the weekends. FAST STARTS HERE. With more World Championship titles and Olympic medals than anyone can count, the Epic is truly the fastest cross-country bike on the planet. Quick and flat, rowdy and technical, punchy and hard—no matter the course, the ultralight and efficient Epic brings home the win. HARDTAIL EFFICIENT. FULL-SUSPENSION CONTROL. Suspension should always make you faster—never slow you down with energy-sucking suspension bob. Our ingenious Brain-equipped shocks keep the Epic firm when the trail is smooth, then automatically turns your bike plush the moment your tires meet rocks and roots. Race-proven, carbon chassis and ingenious Brain suspension—nothing’s faster. Lightweight, Brain-equipped RockShox SID fork—firm during sprints, plush over the hits. SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain gives you all the gearing you need to tackle the biggest climbs.