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Specialized Sworks Epic World Cup


By Dicko - Posted on 17 December 2013

NB: Originally posted elsewhere on the Global Riders Network and appears via syndication.

Well after a long wait, my new bike has arrived, and all I can say is the wait was worth it !

Check out some of the pics of my new 2014 Specialized Sworks Epic World Cup !

I can't wait to get this baby dirty over the Christmas break. Keep a look out, and you may see me riding past !

Thanks to Peter and the amazing team at Cyclery Northside and Specialized for getting the bike setup for me.

Now that I have the best marathon bike around there are no excuses for next years Absa Cape Epic - just need to sort out the engine now !

Very nice Dicko, you're going to have a lot of fun on that. Perfect for the cape epic too.

... Cause 2 months ago the only colour scheme for the 2014 SW Epic WC was silver. The regular 2014 SW epic was yellow or red with gold trim.

One of the reasons I went with a 2013 frame set cause it's back with red and white trim.

Me thinks Specialized have pulled a bit of a swifty. I see that the website now shows different colours all together.

But you have benefited Dicko cause your paint scheme is spot on!

Do u know what it weighs?

Xmas that is for the frame only colours and those colours still apply. If you buy the complete bike you have a choice of black with red / white trim (pictured) or white with black trim.

As for weight, with a few basic mods 9.32kg with pedals and cage on a small frame

Thanks Dicko. Didn't think to look at the 2014 frame set options again.

9.32 ... Had a feeling you wouldn't have mucked around getting it on the scales Smiling

Enjoy!

that's as good as it gets, well done. 9.3 for a dually 29er is pretty amazing

Sweeeeet!

I'm also expecting my 2014 bike to arrive in a box in the next day or so. Am at home recovering from a sinus operation so am keen to make the most of my time building it. Petty I can't ride for 3 weeks though ...

Looks awesome and fast. I have a feeling I'm going to be focusing on that rear wheel a lot these Xmas holidays Eye-wink

.....9.32kg......I am going on diet. No Christmas pudding for me!!

Beautiful bike Dicko. Enjoy the ride!!

Shirly...you can take a better pic than that!!!! thats attrocious....at first I thought it was a for sale thread. LOL

For the photography critics out there, here are some nicer more professional shots

https://m.facebook.com/cyclerynorthside/albums/6...

Funny how you can be so content with your own bike until someone buys a new one and all you can think is, "mine's not good enough now!"

I remember hearing you talking about getting it in July and after the long wait it's arrived! Looking forward to some good training before you do the Epic on the Epic!

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