2020 Rockhopper

2020 Rockhopper
2020 Rockhopper
2020 Rockhopper
2020 Rockhopper
2020 Rockhopper
2020 Rockhopper
Regular price $900.00

The do-it-all hardtail 29er.

Are you ready to level up your mountain bike game? The Rockhopper is like a cheat code for unlimited fun, with a lightweight A1 Aluminum alloy frame. Our Sport XC 29 geometry maximizes the benefits of large 29-inch wheels, while the hardworking parts kit just won’t quit.

Our Sport XC 29 geometry is designed for a comfortable, efficient riding position, with a short stem and longer reach that puts your center of gravity slightly farther back for stability, while the short chainstays keep the rear wheel tucked in for maximum traction. 

The 16-speed Shimano drivetrain provides reliable shifting that puts you in the right gear every time. A broad gear range flattens out long hills and keeps you cranking on descents, and the rust-resistant KMC chain runs long and strong but won’t get the friction on. 

  • Our engineers went over every inch of the A1 Alloy frame, flattening the top tube to help make the ride even smoother, while ovalizing elsewhere to maximize strength to weight. And with internal cable routing and clean lines throughout, the Rockhopper looks as good as it rides.
  • Good suspension like the SR SunTour XCT 30 suspension fork is like a joy multiplier. It takes the edge off bumpier sections of trail and makes them fun, and mutes the smaller chatter so you can focus on the ride, not the buzz and bounce. You’ll ride longer, more confidently and more comfortably.
  • When it comes to power and control, nothing beats a pair of hydraulic disc brakes, so we picked Shimano’s superb MT200 system, with dual-piston calipers. The excellent modulation lets you carefully apply just the right amount of braking force with minimal effort at the lever.


          • FRAME A1 alloy, Sport XC 29 Geometry, zero-stack head tube, internal cable routing, 135x9mm forged dropouts, chainstay-mounted disc brake, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger
          • FORK SR SunTour XCT 30, Rx Tune, coil spring, 80/90/100mm travel (size-specific), 46mm offset
          • FRONT HUB Shimano, Center Lock™ disc, 9x100mm spacing, quick-release, 32h
          • REAR HUB Shimano, Center Lock™ disc, 9x135mm spacing, quick-release, 32h
          • SPOKES Stainless, 14g
          • RIMS Alloy, disc only, double-wall, 25mm inner width
          • INNER TUBES Schrader valve
          • FRONT TYRE Ground Control Sport, 29x2.3"
          • REAR TYRE Fast Trak Sport, 29x2.3"
          • CRANKSET Stout 2x, forged alloy
          • CHAINRINGS 22/36T
          • BOTTOM BRACKET Square-tapered, 73mm, internal bearings
          • SHIFT LEVERS Shimano EF505, hydraulic, 2x8-speed
          • FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Altus FD-M315 2-Speed
          • REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Tourney TX, 8-speed
          • CASSETTE SunRace, 8-speed, 11-34t
          • CHAIN KMC X8EPT, 8-speed, anti-corrosion coating w/ reusable Missing Link™
          • FRONT BRAKE Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc, 180/160mm
          • REAR BRAKE Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc
          • HANDLEBARS Stout XC, double-butted alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 10mm rise, 31.8mm
          • GRIPS Specialized Trail Grips, lock-on
          • STEM Stout 3D-forged alloy, 31.8mm, 6-degree rise
          • SADDLE Specialized Bridge, size specific, 143/155mm
          • SEATPOST Alloy, 12mm offset, 2-bolt clamp, 30.9mm
          • SEAT BINDER Alloy, quick-release clamp, 34.9mm
          • PEDALS Specialized Dirt


          XS S M L XL XXL
          BB Drop 57.5mm 57.5mm 57.5mm 57.5mm 57.5mm 57.5mm
          BB Height 312.5mm 312.5mm 312.5mm 312.5mm 312.5mm 312.5mm
          Bike Standover Height 719mm 765mm 776mm 807mm 837mm 861mm
          Chainstay Length 440mm 440mm 440mm 440mm 440mm 440mm
          Fork Length, Full 486mm 496mm 506mm 506mm 506mm 506mm
          Fork Rake/Offset 51mm 51mm 51mm 51mm 51mm 51mm
          Front Center 631mm 650mm 676mm 704mm 730mm 742mm
          Head Tube Angle 69.8° 69.8° 69.8° 69.8° 69.8° 69.8°
          Head Tube Length 95mm 95mm 95mm 110mm 125mm 125mm
          Reach 380mm 395mm 418mm 441mm 462mm 474mm
          Seat Tube Angle 74° 73.9° 73.8° 73.7° 73.6° 73.6°
          Seat Tube Length 370mm 400mm 430mm 470mm 520mm 560mm
          Stack 586mm 595mm 605mm 619mm 633mm 633mm
          Top Tube Length, Horizontal 548mm 567mm 594mm 622mm 648mm 660mm
          Trail 82mm 82mm 82mm 82mm 82mm 82mm
          Wheelbase 1065mm 1084mm 1110mm 1138mm 1164mm 1176mm

          Click here for a general sizing guide.

          Note that specifications can change without notice.

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          The frame is the single most important factor in a bike's ride quality. While there are many other components involved, the frame is what ties it all together and ultimately determines how well a bike rides. Specialized makes the highest quality, most sorted frame on the market. The fit and finish is excellent and they ride amazing.

          Why buy from us?

          We're your local Christchurch bike shop. When you buy from us you get the best support, fast. You don't have to email customer service and hope for a response, just come in and see us. We keep a ton of parts in stock and have mechanics that are trained up on all the latest tech in a modern workshop.

          Free General Service

          Bikes need regular maintenance but we're here to help. To guarantee that your new bike stays running sweet, we offer a free General Service on all bikes that we sell. Worth $89, we'll do your first one for free at 6 months of ownership. Note that while the General Service labour is free, additional labour or parts cost extra. Bookings are required.

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          Best Warranty

          Specialized is confident with their quality and has one of the bike industry's best warranties out there. Frames and Roval wheels have a lifetime warranty and are transferrable to a subsequent owner, who then get 2 years from the original retail purchase date. We have very few come back with problems and the ones that do are sorted quickly.

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