Specialized 2014 Demo 8 1 – $4439.99

Demo 8 1

Good luck finding a better high-performance downhill bike than this value-packed rig. With 200mm of front and rear travel, a custom Fox Van RC shock, and a RockShox Boxxer RC fork, this machine is one well-thought-out downhill setup.



  • Manipulated M5 alloy FSR frame has 200mm of rear wheel travel; an oversized, alloy link, forged head tube; rear derailleur protector, with suspension linkage engineered for the world’s toughest terrain
  • Custom-tuned FOX VAN RC coil shock is designed for high-speed downhill terrain, and features easily adjustable rebound, compression and preload
  • RockShox Boxxer RC offers 200mm of travel with externally adjustable compression and rebound and a 20mm Maxle thru-axle
  • Roval DH rims are 30mm wide, laced with DT Swiss spokes to Specialized hubs with a 20mm front thru-axle and 150x12mm rear thru-axle hub creates a reliable, super strong wheelset that easily handles the biggest hits
  • Specialized Butcher DH 26×2.5″ soft dual compound front and rear tires offer great traction with Specialized DH Factory Team approved tread, and a bombproof casing
  • Alloy Bennie DH race pedal features a low profile for clearance, sealed cartridge bearings and removable 4.5mm grub pins
  • Specialized DH low-rise handlebar is 780mm wide and ideal for navigating technical terrain



FRAME: M5 manipulated alloy, 1.5″ forged headtube, 150mm rear spacing, compact race design, ISCG ’05 mount, cartridge bearing rear shock mount, rear derailleur protector, 200mm travel
REAR SHOCK: Custom FOX VAN RC, coil over w/ piggy back, compression and reb adj., 9.5×3″, XS: 300, S: 350, M: 400, L: 450
FORK: RockShox Boxxer RC, alloy steerer, compression and rebound adj., 20mm Maxle DH thru-axle, XS/S: extra-soft spring, M: soft spring, L: medium spring, 200mm travel
HEADSET: 1-1/2″ integrated for 1-1/8″ steerer, cartridge bearings
STEM: Specialized Direct Mount, 6061 alloy, 4-bolt, 31.8mm clamp
HANDLEBARS: Specialized Demo, low-rise, 7050 alloy, 780mm wide, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS: Specialized Sip Grip, light lock-on, half-waffle aramid-infused, S/M: regular, Others: XL thickness
FRONT BRAKE: Custom Avid Elixir 7 Trail, 4-piston caliper, steel backed metallic pad, 200mm rotor
REAR BRAKE: Custom Avid Elixir 7 Trail, 4-piston caliper, steel backed metallic pad, 180mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS: Custom Avid Elixir 7 Trail, hydraulic disc, tool-less reach adj.
REAR DERAILLEUR: SRAM X9 Type 2, 10-speed, mid cage
SHIFT LEVERS: SRAM X7, 10-speed, aluminum trigger, w/ MatchMaker clamp
CASSETTE: Shimano Tiagra, 10-speed, 11-25
CHAIN: SRAM PC 1031, 10-speed, PowerLink
CRANKSET: Custom SRAM Descendant, PF30 spindle, 7050 alloy arms, w/ Gamut P-30 chain guide
PEDALS: Specialized Bennies, 6061 alloy body, sealed cartridge, 4.5mm removable pins
RIMS: Roval DH 26, alloy disc, 30mm wide w/eyelets, 32h
FRONT HUB: Specialized Hi Lo disc, sealed cartridge bearings, 20mm thru-axle, 32h
REAR HUB: Specialized Hi Lo disc, 150mm, hollow 12mm Cr-Mo axle w/ RD guard, 32h
SPOKES: DT Industry Stainless, 3X front/rear 2.0
FRONT TIRE: Specialized Butcher DH, 26×2.5″, wire bead, soft dual-compound, 60 TPI
REAR TIRE: Specialized Butcher DH, 26×2.5″, wire bead, soft dual-compound, 60 TPI
INNER TUBES: Standard presta valve
SADDLE: Body Geometry Phenom Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
SEATPOST: Specialized 6061 alloy, 2-bolt micro-adjust, no offset, 30.9mm, 300mm
SEAT BINDER: Specialized 7050 hard anodized alloy, single bolt, 34.9mm



Size XS S M L
Seat Tube Length – Center to Top 394mm 394mm 419mm 458mm
Top Tube Length (Horizontal) 540mm 560mm 580mm 597mm
Top Tube Length (Actual) 485mm 504mm 517mm 530mm
Chainstay Length 421mm 421mm 421mm 421mm
Bottom Bracket Height – Low Setting 343mm 343mm 343mm 343mm
Bottom Bracket Height – High Setting 353mm 353mm 353mm 353mm
Seat Tube Angle (Actual) – Low Setting 62° 62° 62° 62°
Seat Tube Angle (Actual) – High Setting 62.8° 62.8° 62.8° 62.8°
Seat Tube Angle (Effective) – Low Setting 76° 76° 76° 76°
Seat Tube Angle (Effective) – High Setting 76.8° 76.8° 76.8° 76.8°
Head Tube Angle – Low Setting 64° 64° 64° 64°
Head Tube Angle – High Setting 64.8° 64.8° 64.8° 64.8°
Wheel Base 1151mm 1171mm 1191mm 1208mm
Standover Height 717mm 717mm 722mm 731mm
Head Tube Height 112mm 112mm 112mm 112mm
Handlebar Width 750mm 750mm 750mm 750mm
Stem Length 45mm 45mm 45mm 45mm
Crank Length 165mm 165mm 165mm 165mm
Seatpost Length 300mm 300mm 300mm 300mm
Stack 593mm 593mm 593mm 593mm
Reach 390mm 410mm 430mm 447mm
Ground-Top 936mm 936mm 936mm 936mm
This geo set applies to the following 2013 bike models: 0 0 0 0