2018 Specialized Demo 8 Carbon

C$7,579.00 C$5,459.99
Article code DBR140042
The Demo 8 I Carbon gives you the confidence you need to get down the run as quickly as possible.
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Downhill racing is a whole different beast. With insane rock gardens, gnarly ruts and roots, crazy drops, and often uncontrollable speeds, you need to have as much confidence in your bike as you do in yourself. But thankfully, the Demo 8 I Carbon gives you the confidence you need to get down the run as quickly as possible.

And when you add in a build kit consisting of SRAM's powerful Guide R brakes, a durable one-by SRAM drivetrain, and our legendary Butcher & Slaughter DH tires, you start to get the picture of why our Demo 8s have won so many races.

  • The frame features a full FACT 10m carbon fiber construction for low weight and heightened levels of strength and stiffness, which is amplified by its asymmetrical frame design that still leaves plenty of access. This has also been paired with our proven S3 Geometry that increases maneuverability and responsiveness, while the 200mm of travel at the rear makes the bike capable of taking on the biggest of hits in stride.
  • RockShox BoXXer Team 27.5 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 - FACT 10m carbon, S3 Geometry, carbon front triangle and seatstay, new Team alloy link, FACT IS construction, 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 - Öhlins TTX, Twin-Tube design, high- and low-speed compression adjust, rebound adjust, 9.5x3"
  • FRONT HUB - Specialized disc, alloy flange & 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 TIRE - Butcher, DH casing, 27.5 b x2.5", 60 TPI, wire bead
  • REAR TIRE - 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 - SRAM, 36T
  • 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 Code R, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, metallic pads, 200mm rotor
  • REAR BRAKE - SRAM Code R, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, metallic 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

GEOMETRY

 

SHORT

MEDIUM

LONG

EXTRA LONG

CRANK LENGTH

165mm

165mm

165mm

165mm

STEM LENGTH

45mm

45mm

45mm

45mm

SEATPOST LENGTH

300mm

300mm

300mm

300mm

SADDLE WIDTH

143mm

143mm

143mm

143mm

HANDLEBAR WIDTH

800mm

800mm

800mm

800mm

REACH

395mm

420mm

440mm

460mm

TOP TUBE LENGTH

571mm

596mm

616mm

636mm

STACK

614mm

614mm

614mm

614mm

WHEELBASE

1183mm

1208mm

1228mm

1248mm

CHAINSTAY LENGTH

430mm

430mm

430mm

430mm

FRONT CENTER

754mm

779mm

799mm

819mm

BB DROP

12mm

12mm

12mm

12mm

BB HEIGHT

342mm

342mm

342mm

342mm

SEAT TUBE ANGLE

74°

74°

74°

74°

HEAD TUBE ANGLE

63.5°

63.5°

63.5°

63.5°

SEAT TUBE LENGTH

367mm

367mm

367mm

367mm

HEAD TUBE LENGTH

105mm

105mm

105mm

105mm

BIKE STANDOVER HEIGHT

698mm

698mm

698mm

698mm

FORK RAKE/OFFSET

52mm

52mm

52mm

52mm

FORK LENGTH, FULL

590mm

590mm

590mm

590mm

TRAIL

118mm

118mm

118mm

118mm