Rockhopper SL
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Rockhopper SL

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Rockhopper SL
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For XC hardtail riders looking to upgrade their trail adventures or maybe even nab their first real deal mountain bike, the Rockhopper® is impossible to beat. A lightweight and responsive M4 chassis, capable MTB components and straight-out-of-the-box performance make this bike feel like a much more expensive ride
  • Dual-piston Auriga Pro hydraulic disc brakes for dependable and balanced stopping control
  • Shimano Deore Shadow 9-speed rear derailleur for quality shifting performance and improved clearance
  • Shimano crankset with Octalink-splined BB interface means greater durability and better shifting performance
  • RockShox Dart 3 SL fork with external preload and rebound adjustments for quick fine-tuning and lockout to minimize bobbing on long climbs
  • Fully butted M4 manipulated alloy frame with ORE down tube and asymmetrical seatstays for trail-optimized light weight, durability and compliance

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN KMC X9 w/ reuseable Missing Link
BOTTOM BRACKET Shimano BB-ES25, Octalink spline, cartridge bearing, 68mm x 118mm
CRANKSET Shimano FC-M442, Octalink Spline
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Deore, 34.9mm clamp, top swing, bottom pull
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano SL-590 Deore trigger
CASSETTE Shimano HG50, 9-speed, 11-34t
CHAINRINGS 44A x 32S x 22S replaceable
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano RD-M592 Deore Shadow, long cage
SUSPENSION
FORK RockShox Dart 3 SL, 80/100mm, 1 piece magnesium lower, alloy steerer, adj. reb. damping w/ LO and preload adj., size-specific spring rates, disc only
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Forged alloy, hi/low flange, double sealed, ground race, machined disc mount, 28h
REAR HUB Forged alloy, double sealed, ground race, machined disc mount, cassette, 32h
INNER TUBES Schraeder valve
SPOKES 2mm (14g) stainless
FRONT TIRE Specialized Fast Trak LK Sport, 26x2.0"", 60TPI, wire bead
RIMS Alex RHD 26"", pinned, alloy double wall, eyelets, 28h front and 32h rear
REAR TIRE Specialized Fast Trak LK Sport, 26x2.0"", 60TPI, wire bead
COCKPIT
SADDLE Specialized Rockhopper XC, Body Geometry, 143mm width, front and rear bumpers
SEATPOST Alloy two bolt, 12.5mm offset, micro adjust, 30.9mm
STEM 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7 degree rise, 31.8mm clamp
HANDLEBARS Butted alloy riserbar, 25mm rise, 660mm wide, 8 degree back sweep, 7 degree up sweep
GRIPS Specialized Enduro, dual compound Kraton, no flange, 131mm
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Tektro Auriga Pro, hydraulic disc, dual piston w/ 160mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS Tektro Auriga Pro
REAR BRAKE Tektro Auriga Pro, hydraulic disc, dual piston w/ 160mm rotor
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Alloy body and cage, 9/16""
FRAMESET
HEADSET 1-1/8"" threadless, Campy style semi-cartridge bearings
SEAT BINDER Forged alloy QR, brass washer
FRAME Specialized M4 fully manipulated alloy frame, fully butted, ORE DT, asymmetrical seat stays, forged dropouts w/ replaceable derailleur hanger, disc only

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