Rockhopper Expert 29
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Rockhopper Expert 29

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Rockhopper Expert 29
Overview
Technical Specifications
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The Rockhopper is a trail-ready machine equipped with Tektro Gemini hydraulic disc brakes, 29-inch wheels, and custom 2X10 drivetrain, allowing you to ride deep into your favorite trails with confidence.
  • Tektro Gemini hydraulic disc brakes for consistent, all-weather stopping power
  • Stout XC 29” aluminum with 20mm inner width rims are trail ready
  • Specialized Ground Control 2.1" tires w/ a fast-rolling yet grippy tread
  • Custom 2x10 crankset and drivetrain for efficient and precise shifting
  • SRAM X5, 10-speed rear derailleur for lightweight and precise shifting
  • 100mm-travel custom SR Suntour XCR-AIR fork w/ exclusive Multi-Circuit Damping for smooth performance
  • New A1 Premium Aluminum fully butted frame w/ Trail Geometry for compliance and durability

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN KMC X10, 10-speed, w/ reusable MissingLink
BOTTOM BRACKET 24mm BSA for 2 pc. design, 73mm
CRANKSET Specialized Stout XC, 2x10, 2 pc., 24mm spindle, 36/22, anti-corrosion hardware
FRONT DERAILLEUR SRAM X5, 2x10, high mount
SHIFT LEVERS SRAM X5, 2x10, trigger
CASSETTE Sunrace, 10-speed, 11-36
REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM X5, 10-speed, long cage
SUSPENSION
FORK Custom SR Suntour XCR-AIR 29, air spring, mag lowers, Hi-Ten 32mm stanchions, tapered alloy steerer, integrated remote hydraulic lockout w/ rebound, preload adjust, disc mount, size-specific 80/100mm travel
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Specialized Stout XC disc, alloy, RCC bearing system, QR, 28h
REAR HUB Specialized Stout XC disc, alloy, RCC bearing system, QR, 32h
INNER TUBES Standard, presta valve
SPOKES Stainless, 14g, black
RIMS Stout XC, 29"" disc, alloy double-wall, pin joint, 26mm inner width, 28/32h
FRONT TIRE Specialized Ground Control Sport, 60TPI, wire bead, 29x2.1""
REAR TIRE Specialized Ground Control Sport, 60TPI, wire bead, 29x2.1""
COCKPIT
SADDLE Body Geometry mountain, steel rails, 143mm
SEATPOST Alloy, 2-bolt, micro-adjust, 12.5mm offset, 30.9mm, anti-corrosion hardware
STEM Specialized 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise, anti-corrosion hardware
HANDLEBARS Specialized Stout XC, flat bar, double butted 6061 alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 4-degree upsweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS Specialized Body Geometry XC Contour, Kraton w/ gel, lock-on, closed end
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Tektro Gemini, hydraulic disc, resin pads, I-spec compatible
BRAKE LEVERS Tektro Gemini, hydraulic, reach adjust, I-spec compatible
REAR BRAKE Tektro Gemini, hydraulic disc, resin pads, I-spec compatible
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Alloy, 1 pc. body, 9/16"", w/ reflectors
FRAMESET
HEADSET 1-1/8"" upper, 1-1/2"" lower, Campy style, integrated sealed cartridge bearings
SEAT BINDER Alloy, nylon/glass fiber washer, QR, 34.9mm
FRAME Specialized A1 SL Aluminum, 29er geometry, fully butted tubesets, ORE downtube, tapered headtube, forged dropouts w/ disc mount, replaceable derailleur hanger

Geometry

Geometry Chart

- Geometry

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Crank Length 170mm 175mm 175mm 175mm 175mm
Stem Length 60mm 70mm 70mm 80mm 90mm
Handle-Bar Width 720mm 720mm 720mm 720mm 720mm
Reach 400mm 412mm 430mm 450mm 464mm
Stack 615mm 624mm 639mm 653mm 672mm
Wheelbase 1076mm 1091mm 1114mm 1139mm 1159mm
Seat-Tube Length, B-B Center to Top 395mm 445mm 460mm 510mm 560mm
Bike Stand-Over Height 757mm 808mm 824mm 856mm 888mm
Head-Tube Length 110mm 100mm 115mm 130mm 150mm
Top-Tube Length, Horizontal 588mm 615mm 637mm 662mm 682mm
Front-Center 642mm 657mm 680mm 704mm 725mm
Head-Tube Angle 71° 71° 71° 71° 71°
Seat-Tube Angle (Effective) 73° 72° 72° 72° 72°
Trail 79mm 79mm 79mm 79mm 79mm
Chain-Stay Length 442mm 442mm 442mm 442mm 442mm
B-B Height 308.5mm 308.5mm 308.5mm 308.5mm 308.5mm
Seat-Tube Angle (Actual) 74.25° 73° 73° 73° 73°
B-B Drop 63.5mm 63.5mm 63.5mm 63.5mm 63.5mm
Seat-Post Length 350mm 350mm 400mm 400mm 400mm

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