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    Can I fit an S-Works Epic with Disc Brakes?

    I'm looking at buying a slightly used '05 S-Works Epic with XTR rim brakes. Does anyone know if that bike can be fitted with discs or do I need to look at the S-Works Disc?

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    The frame should accept the rear brake, just check the fork to make sure it is disc compatible, I believe on the first few off the line in '03 came without rear disc mounts. Also!! don't forget to check out the wheels, make sure it has disc compatible hubs, or you'll be buying a new wheelset too...

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    Quote Originally Posted by VTSEAL
    The frame should accept the rear brake, just check the fork to make sure it is disc compatible, I believe on the first few off the line in '03 came without rear disc mounts. Also!! don't forget to check out the wheels, make sure it has disc compatible hubs, or you'll be buying a new wheelset too...

    Call the Specialized help line.877-808-8154


    Thanks for your help!

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    I have also heard that the brain on the rear shock might interfer with the line routing.
    You might want to check that too.

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    As per the Specialized web site (who'd da thunk ta look there! ) the frame and fork are disc compatible. The hubs may or may not be. Probably not.
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