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Specialized Wants to Remind You That XC is Cool Too

Within the weird subculture that is mountain biking exist even more highly polarized subcultures. Enduro, DH, cross country, you name it. While they all involve rolling around on dirt aboard a two-wheeled machine, sparks would fly if you dared confuse a DHer with an endurbro or a lycra-clad weight weenie.

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The funny thing though, is that bikes these days are attempting to bridge that gap more than ever. With Enduro bikes descending just as well as a DH rigs, XC bikes are catching up just as fast. With the release of their new aggressive-XC bike the Epic EVO, Specialized would like to remind you that XC can be cool too. I mean tabletops and mini-whips aboard a spritely 120mm-travel race whip? That’s not bad.

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