Rumor Expert
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Rumor Expert

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The Rumor is true, the ultimate women's full-suspension trail bike has arrived. From flowing singletrack trails to technical terrain, the Rumor is designed and engineered to give active-lifestyle riders the best-fitting and most-capable bike in the sport. With 110mm of FSR suspension, AUTOSAG tuning, Command Post dropper seatpost, and dialed geometry, the Rumor puts riders in complete control of their summertime mountain adventures.
  • All-new M5 manipulated alloy, 110mm-travel frame with Women's XC Trail 29er Geometry and tubesets, tapered headtube, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, and DMD derailleur mount makes this one tough and lightweight trail machine
  • FOX Float CTD Evolution shock with AUTOSAG with custom tune features 3 compression settings: Climb, Trail and Descend, plus ProPedal
  • FOX Float CTD Performance Series 29 fork with CTD damper, custom tune, rebound and compression adjust, lockout, tapered steerer tube and 110mm of travel smooths technical terrain
  • Custom Formula T1 S hydraulic disc brakes with reach adjustment, metallic pads and SRAM compatible MiXmaster shifter mounts provide dependable braking
  • Proven SRAM drivetrain features X0 Type 2, 10-speed mid-cage rear derailleur for crisp and reliable gear changes
  • Roval Control Trail 29 142+ wheelset with butted DT Swiss spokes and a wider rim profile and 12mm thru-axle for lightweight toughness

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN KMC X10, nickel plate, reusable Missing Link
BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM PF30, OS press-in bearings, sealed cartridge
CRANKSET Custom SRAM carbon S-2200, 10-speed Trail double, PF30 spindle, S: 165mm, M: 170mm, L: 175mm
FRONT DERAILLEUR SRAM X7, 10-speed, S3 direct mount for DMD, bottom-pull
SHIFT LEVERS SRAM X9, 10-speed, trigger, w/ MatchMaker clamp
CASSETTE SRAM PG-1050, 10-speed, 11-36
CHAINRINGS 33/22
REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM X0 Type 2, 10-speed, mid cage
SUSPENSION
FORK FOX Float Performance 29, CTD damper, tapered steerer, custom tune, lockout, rebound adj., standard QR dropouts, 110mm travel
REAR SHOCK Custom FOX Float CTD Evolution w/ AUTOSAG for Rumor, Climb, Trail, Descend settings, rebound adj., 200x49mm
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Roval Control 29, OS28 end caps, QR, 32h
REAR HUB Roval Control 29 142+, DT Swiss alloy cassette body, 12mm thru-axle, 32h
INNER TUBES Ultralight presta valve
SPOKES DT Swiss Super Comp, stainless, 2.0/1.65/1.8
FRONT TIRE Specialized Ground Control, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"", aramid bead, 60TPI
RIMS Roval Control 29, alloy disc, 24mm wide, 32h
REAR TIRE Specialized Ground Control, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.1"", aramid bead, 60TPI
COCKPIT
SADDLE Specialized Body Geometry Jett Comp Gel, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
SEATPOST Specialized Command Post BlackLite, 3 position, adj. height w/ air spring, remote operated, single bolt, 30.9mm, S: 75mm travel, M/L: 100mm travel
STEM Specialized, alloy, adjustable rise, 31.8mm clamp
HANDLEBARS Specialized XC mini-riser, 7050 butted alloy, 680mm wide, 10mm rise, 10-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS Specialized Women's Enduro, lock-on
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Custom Formula T1 S, metallic pad, 160mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS Custom Formula T1 S, hydraulic lever, tool-less FCS and reach adj., SRAM compatible MiXmaster shifter mounts
REAR BRAKE Custom Formula T1 S, metallic pad, 160mm rotor
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Resin test ride w/ toe clips, CEN std.
FRAMESET
HEADSET 1-1/8 and 1-1/2"" threadless, Campy style upper w/ 1-1/2"" lower, cartridge bearings, alloy flush top bearings cap
SEAT BINDER Specialized 7050 hard anodized alloy, Command Post routing, single bolt, 34.9mm
FRAME Specialized Rumor M5 hydroformed alloy frame, Women's XC Trail 29er Geometry and tubesets, tapered headtube, Command Post routing, DMD mounts, SRAM FD adapter, 110mm travel

Geometry

Geometry Chart

- Geometry

 
Crank Length 165mm 170mm 175mm
Stem Length 60mm 75mm 75mm
Seatpost Length 350mm 350mm 350mm
Handlebar Width 680mm 680mm 680mm
Reach 388mm 411mm 433mm
Stack 595mm 600mm 610mm
Chainstay Length 450mm 450mm 450mm
Top Tube Length (Actual) 517mm 536mm 559mm
Ground-Top 926mm 932mm 941mm
Top Tube Length (Horizontal) 545mm 570mm 595mm
Head Tube Angle - Low Setting 70° 70° 70°
Standover Height 706mm 709mm 710mm
Head Tube Height 94mm 100mm 110mm
Wheel Base 1089mm 1114mm 1139mm
Seat Tube Angle (Actual) - Low Setting 70° 70° 70°
Seat Tube Angle (Effective) - Low Setting 75.09° 74.78° 74.66°
Seat Tube Length - Center to Top 387mm 427mm 445mm
Bottom Bracket Height - Low Setting 331mm 331mm 331mm

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