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Specialized Rockhopper 29
  • Color: Red/Black/White
  • Color: Black/White

Specialized

Rockhopper 29
2013

Product Rating
 
4.5 stars
 (21 Reviews)
 

2013 Specialized Rockhopper 29

Specialized's Rockhopper 29er opens up a whole new world of mountain biking adventure. Its light, agile A1 butted-aluminum frame teams up with a plush, 100mm SR SunTour suspension fork and big 29-inch wheels to sail over tricky terrain and keep you pedaling strong. Plus, the Rockhopper boasts other trail-ready components like a 27-speed Shimano drivetrain, powerful Tektro hydraulic discs and grippy Specialized tires. If that wasn't enough, you also get Specialized's ergonomic Body Geometry grips and saddle for premium comfort on all your outings.

 
Specification Description
Frame Specialized A1 Premium butted aluminum
Fork SR SunTour SF13-XCM, 80/100mm-travel
Rims/Wheels Specialized RH Disc
Hubs See Rims/Wheels
Spokes See Rims/Wheels
Tires Specialized Ground Control Sport, 29 x 2.1
Crankset SR SunTour XCR
Chainrings 44/32/22
Front Derailleur Shimano Acera
Rear Derailleur Shimano Alivio
Rear Cogs Shimano, 9-speed: 11-34
Shifters Shimano Acera
Handlebars Aluminum
Tape/Grips Specialized Body Geometry XCT
Stem Specialized 3D forged
Brake Levers Tektro
Brakes Tektro HDC 300 disc, 7/6-inch rotors
Pedals Composite platform
Saddle Specialized Body Geometry Rockhopper
Seatpost Aluminum micro-adjust

* Subject to change without notice.

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4.5 stars

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Pros

  • Great off road tires 
  • Great traction 
  • Handling 
  • High quality 
  • Lightweight 

Cons

  • NOTHING 
  • Pedals 

Best Uses

  • Casual trails 
  • Commutingcity 
  • Mountain biking 
  • Trail 
  • Trail riding 

Reviewed by 21 customers

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5.0

What a great begginers bike!

By OllieFraga

from Virginia Beach, VA

About Me

Comments:

I'm in no way, shape, or form a mountain bike guy. I bought the bike to do "some" trail and go around the neighborhoods in Virginia Beach. I'm a Harley rider and experienced metal worker. If you are looking for quality and a very WELL made bike, look no further!

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Originally posted on Specialized - BV's website

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Awesome specs for an XC bike!

By CamiloVall

from Manizales, Caldas, Colombia

About Me

Comments:

I bought this bike like 2 weeks ago and I have to say that I'm so satisfied with the product. I've driving it for almost 250 km in different terrains like paviment, ground and rocks and the performance of every single component is incredible superior than the other ones. The hydraulic disc brakes are so safety and effective and the SR Suntour suspenssion has a good performance. The Shimano Alivio 9-speed rear derailleurIn and the shifters are awesome, the power transfer is so good! In this bike everything is the best. Good Job Specialized!

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Originally posted on Specialized - BV's website

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Pretty good, overall.

By Pat17

from United States

About Me

Comments:

I'd say everything about this bike is great except for the rear derailleur. Putting too much force down at once sometimes make the chain pop out of place. But beyond that it's a great bike. Definitely worth the money and a good beginner-mid level bike.

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5.0

love this ride

By Obed

from Houston, Texas

About Me

Comments:

my first bike in 35 years....got it for exercise (which I hate) but after working off some fat, I got to enjoying the ride... handles mud, sand and is smooth on paved surfaces...I shopped around and the bike gave the most for the money of anything I looked at, and it delivered more in fun and performance than I was expecting

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5.0

this is a great bike

By FastMachineDUDE

from POCATTELO,Idaho

About Me

Comments:

this bike is a great bike for you people that are intermediate.I love the great specs it has. When i mountain bike i feel like boss. I always beat my friends going up and down. I would recommend this bike to any won. Since i got this bike i have been much better and faster.

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5.0

This bike has surpassed my expectations.

By DL109

from Blue Springs

About Me

Comments:

This bike has surpassed my expectations. I have never had a mountain bike and have not ridden a bike in years, but a few friends of mine talked me into buying a bike and going out with them. I did not want to spend the thousands of dollars that they had on a bike, but did not want to but a cheap bike that would not last, so I did some looking around and talking and went with the RockHopper this bike has my friends in amazement due to it is able to withstand the abuse I put it through trying to keep up with them. It shifts smooth and stops fast all the components work better than I expected. I would recommend this bike to anyone.

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5.0

Great bike!

By Tattookaz

from Lisle il

About Me

Comments:

I have had this bike for almost 3 months and I love it. All I have done was change the pedals.

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5.0

great ergonomics, very light good price

By jacksn

from phoenix

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • High Quality
  • Lightweight
  • Precise Shifting
  • Great traction
  • Handling

Cons

  • NOTHING

Best Uses

  • Commutingcity
  • Trail riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Casual Trails

Comments:

This bike is the best hard tail bike I have ever ridden, the components are magnificent, and the bike itself handles very smooth.

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4.0

Great entry level bike worthy of upgrades

By Runalil11

from Phoenix, AZ

About Me

Comments:

I've had this bike for a few months and I've ridden a few hundred miles. I am pleased overall with the quality. I bike longer trails (30+ miles# for endurance value to supplement marathon/ultra marathon training. I'm not a huge down-hill or super technical rider, so take my review with that in mind. The frame is rock solid and light. However, the components are hit or miss. The brakes are durable and quiet. The seat is comfortable and sturdy and the grips are very comfortable. The tires are heavy but are very grippy and responsive on rocks and hard packed trails. The forks are very heavy and should not be used for ANY hard riding #the warning label on the lowers states this#. The wheels are sturdy but the hubs have a lot of friction in the bearings. Just spin them and see. Had some shifting problems with the front derailleur where the chain got stuck between the frame and the small chain ring #this gouged the frame significantly#. Never had an issue with the rear derailleur though. Since buying the Rockhopper I've upgraded a lot: wheels, shifters, derailleurs, forks, cranks, brakes, etc. Saved 8 pounds but everything is built on the frame. You get what you pay for with the frame. I recommend this for an entry level rider or someone who is planning to upgrade the bike.

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Originally posted on Specialized - BV's website

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5.0

this bike is sick

By Anonymous

from Lancaster, CA

About Me

Comments:

I just recently upgraded from a hard rock the the RH this bike is amazing even though I have only had it for a couple days, there is a huge difference I ride better faster and climb way better, I'm way more confident. This bike is so much fun and the black on black is pretty sick. Definitely going to ride a lot more

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