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Specialized Demo Expert

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Pair an irrational appreciation for speed with the unmatched versatility of being able to run a traction-loving 29-inch front wheel and a snappy 27.5-inch rear, and you have the fastest, most capable Demo to date. The Demo Expert adds planted, confident control to the mix with an assist from RockShox's BoXXer Select 29 fork featuring their DH DebonAir spring and a Super Deluxe Select Coil shock offering external rebound adjustment. Should your riding style or terrain require, the Demo's adjustable rear end means 29-inch rear wheel compatibility is on deck, ready to deliver.

SRAM Code RS four-piston brakes front and rear give you the power to slow down with almost telepathic immediacy, while the Demo Expert's suspension platform injects just the right amount of anti-rise into the kinematics equation in order to keep your weight low and centered, maximizing rear-wheel traction when you need it most.

- The Demo Expert M5 alloy frame is fully optimized to take advantage of the traction benefits of a 29-inch front wheel and the increased maneuverability of a 27.5-inch rear wheel while maintaining the ability to change your rear wheel size to 29-inch to suit different terrain and riding styles with an adjustable rear end that ensures chainstay length and bottom-bracket height stay dialed no matter the hoop size.
- The Rockshox Super Deluxe Select DH coil shock may be heavy on adjectives, but it's even heavier on performance, offering external low speed compression and rebound adjustment while the Trunnion mount offers extra bushing overlap for increased durability.

Geometry Chart:
B-B Drop (mm) 25 25 25
B-B Height (mm) 350 350 350
B-B Height (27.5 mid) (mm) 345 345 345
Chain-Stay Length (27.5) (mm) 438 438 438
Crank Length (mm) 165 165 165
Fork Rake/Offset (mm) 56 56 56
Front-Center (mm) 801 821 841
Front-Center (27.5 mid) (mm) 801 821 841
Handlebar Width (mm) 800 800 800
Head-Tube Angle 62.8 62.8 62.8
Head-Tube Angle (27.5 mid) 62.5 62.5 62.5
Head-Tube Length (mm) 105 105 105
Reach (mm) 426 446 466
Reach (27.5 mid) (mm) 423 443 463
Saddle Width (mm) 130 130 130
Seat-Tube Angle 78.2 76.8 76.8
Seat-Tube Angle (27.5 mid) 77.8 76.4 76.4
Seat-Tube Length (mm) 394 420 420
Seatpost Length (mm) 300 300 300
Stack (mm) 632 632 632
Stack (27.5 mid) (mm) 635 635 635
Stem Length (mm) 50 50 50


Frame M5 alloy, Style-Specific DH Geometry, horst pivot flip chip for 27.5 or 29 rear wheel, BSA threaded BB, full internal cable routing with option for full external brake, 148mm rear spacing, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger, 200mm of travel
Fork RockShox BoXXer Select 29, DH DebonAir spring, adjustable low-speed compression, adjustable rebound, short crown, 20x110mm thru-axle, 56mm offset, 200mm of travel
Rear Shock RockShox Super Deluxe Select Coil, external rebound adjust, Trunnion mount, 225x75
Rims Roval 29" Alloy DH, 28mm internal width, 28h, tubeless ready
Hubs Front: Alloy, sealed cartridge bearings, 20x110mm, 28h
Rear: Alloy, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm thru-axle, 32h
Spokes DT Swiss Industry
Tires Front: Butcher, GRID GRAVITY casing, GRIPTON T9 compound, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"
Rear: Butcher, GRID GRAVITY casing, GRIPTON T9 compound, 27.5x2.3"
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB, 83mm
Crankset DESCENDANT DH, DUB, alloy, Direct mount ring, 165mm
Chainrings 34T
Shifters SRAM GX DH, trigger, 7-speed
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX DH, 7-speed, trigger
Cassette/Freewheel SRAM GX DH, 7-speed, 11-24t
Chain SRAM PC1110 w/Powerlink
Brakes SRAM Code RS, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, 200mm
Handlebars Specialized Trail, 7050 alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 30mm rise, 800mm, 35mm clamp
Tape/Grips Specialized Trail Grips
Stem Descendant 35mm Direct Mount Stem, 50mm length
Seatpost Specialized, 6061 alloy, 2-bolt clamp, 0mm setback, 30.9mm
Saddle Body Geometry Henge DH, hollow Cro-Mo rails, 130mm
Pedals Sold separately

* Subject to change without notice.