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Technical Specifications
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 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
  • X-Fusion RL air shock features a custom tune for a supple yet efficient ride. Utilize the lockout for maximum efficiency on smooth surfaces
  • SR Suntour XCR 29 fork features women's spring weights for optimum traction and 110mm of trail smoothing suspension. Lockout comes in handy on long fire road climbs
  • Tektro Draco 2 hydraulic disc brakes with women's shorter reach levers and Light Wave rotors create increased control and superior stopping power for more confident descents
  • The 9-speed Shimano drivetrain features the Shadow rear derailleur for smooth shifting and has increased clearance from trail obstacles
  • Specialized Body Geometry Riva Comp Women's saddle features patented Body Geometry design for increased comfort

Technical Specifications

CHAIN KMC X9, nickel plate, reusable Missing Link
BOTTOM BRACKET Shimano BB-ES25, Octalink spline, cartridge bearings, 73mm shell
CRANKSET Shimano Alivio, Octalink spline, replaceable rings, S/M: 170mm, L: 175mm
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano SLX M660, E-type for DMD, top-swing, bottom-pull
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Alivio, 9-speed, trigger
CASSETTE Shimano CS-HG20, 9-speed, 11-34
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Deore Shadow M592, 9-speed, SGS long cage
FORK SR Suntour XCR 29, custom women's spring weights, lockout, rebound adj., 110mm travel
REAR SHOCK X-Fusion RL, custom tune, rebound adj., 197x48mm
SADDLE Specialized Body Geometry Riva Comp Women's, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 155mm
SEATPOST Specialized 6061 alloy, micro-adjust setback, 2-bolt, 30.9mm, S/M: 350mm, L: 400mm
STEM Specialized XC Trail, 6061 alloy, 4-bolt, 8-degree rise, 31.8mm clamp
HANDLEBARS Specialized XC flat bar, 6061 butted alloy, 680mm wide, 10mm rise, 4-degree backsweep, 5-degree upsweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS Specialized Sip Grip, regular thickness
FRONT HUB Specialized disc, OS28 end caps, sealed cartridge bearings, 5mm QR, 32h
REAR HUB Specialized Hi Lo disc, 4x-sealed cartridge bearings, 12mm thru-axle, 32h
INNER TUBES Ultralight presta valve
SPOKES Stainless, 14g (2.0mm)
RIMS Custom for SBC, alloy disc, 24mm wide, 32h
FRONT TIRE Specialized Ground Control, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"", aramid bead, 60TPI
REAR TIRE Specialized Ground Control, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.1"", aramid bead, 60TPI
FRONT BRAKE Tektro Draco 2, alloy-backed ceramic pads, Light Wave rotor, 160mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS Tektro Draco 2, hydraulic lever, women's shorter reach
REAR BRAKE Tektro Draco 2, alloy-backed ceramic pads, Light Wave rotor, 160mm rotor
PEDALS Alloy platform, 9/16""
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, QR, 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 Chart

Rumor - Geometry

  S M L
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