2022 Specialized Rockhopper Base 29

£525.00

Better performance. Better value. Better Rockhopper.

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By tapping the fit and handling advantages of pairing each rider with their ideal wheel size and suspension that works its hardest for everyone thanks to our size-specific Rx Tune, we’ve baked in added performance to the all-new Rockhopper without dialing up the price.

Shimano and MicroSHIFT team up for drivetrain duties with a robust 2×8 drivetrain that can handle everything you’re throw down while confident braking from Radius CX7 mechanical disc brakes seals the deal of the century.

  • A heart of gold, presented in our lightweight yet durable Premium A1 Aluminum, the Rockhopper’s butted aluminum frame features hydroformed top and downtubes in order to keep weight low and strength high, all while providing increased standover clearance, slick internal cable routing and dropper-post compatibility.
  • With the goal of making sure that the Rockhopper offers both the best fit and best performance for every person, no matter their measure, we’ve paired each Rockhopper frame size with the optimal wheel size. The result is a Rockhopper to fit every rider and the assurance that every Rockhopper is rolling on the best-handling wheel for its frame size.
  • Bringing our Rx Tune to Rockhopper for the very first time, the lockout-equipped SR Suntour XCM with custom Multi-Circuit damping brings size-specific travel and spring rates to the show in a performance that’s sure to impress while also ensuring consistent geometry, handling and suspension performance, regardless of frame or wheel size.
  • Beautifully beastly, SRAM Level hydraulic disc brakes pack a mean bite but deliver their power with a refined, intuitive feel to make for a package that punches way above its pay grade.
  • Keep things simple with a durable 1x MicroSHIFT drivetrain that offers plenty of range along with a clutch-equipped rear derailleur that keeps your ride quite—and your chain on.
  • Pair dead-reliable hubs from Formula with our 25-millimeter internal diameter, hookless Stout rims for a wheelset hat-trick: strong, light and durable.

Additional information

Color

Gloss Tarmac Black / White

Size

L, M, S

Sizing

Size S M L XL XXL
B-B Drop 62 62 62 62 62
B-B Height 310 310 310 310 310
Bike Stand-Over Height 732 754 781 820 853
Chain-Stay Length 440 440 440 440 440
Fork Length (full) 505 515 515 515 515
Fork Rake/Offset 46 46 46 46 46
Front-Center 672 696 719 745 770
Head-Tube Angle 68.5 68.5 68.5 68.5 68.5
Head-Tube Length 95 95 105 120 135
Reach 405 425 445 465 485
Seat-Tube Angle 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5
Seat-Tube Length 360 400 450 500 560
Stack 607 616 626 640 654
Top-Tube Length (horizontal) 586 608 630 654 679
Trail 97 97 97 97 97
Wheelbase 1105 1128 1152 1178 1203

Specification

Frame Specialized A1 premium butted alloy, zero-stack head tube, internal cable routing, 135x9mm forged dropouts, chainstay-mounted disc brake, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger, stealth rack mounts, dropper post compatible
Fork SR Suntour XCE 27.5, 28mm stanchions, Rx Tune, coil spring, QR, 80/90/100mm travel (size-specific), 42mm offset
Stem 3D-forged alloy, 31.8mm, 7-degree rise
Saddle Bridge Sport, Steel rails, 155/143mm
Handlebars Stout Mini Rise, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm
Grips Specialized MTB Grip, lock-on
Front Brake Radius CX7, mechanical disc, 160mm
Rear Brake Radius CX7, mechanical disc, 160mm
Front Derailleur microSHIFT FD-M462, 2-speed
Rear Derailleur Microshift Mezzo, 8spd
Shift Levers microSHIFT, TS39-8R, 2×8-speed
Cassette SunRace, 8-speed, 11-34t
Chain KMC X8 EPT, anti-rust coating, 8-speed w/ reusable Missing Link™
Crankset Stout 2x, forged alloy
Pedals SBC-54 Flat pedal
Bottom Bracket Square-tapered, 73mm, internal bearings, 122.5mm spindle
Rims Specialized alloy, disc only, double-wall, 25mm inner width, 32h
Front Hub Formula 6-Bolt, disc, 100x9mm spacing, quick-release, 32H
Rear Hub Formula SP-2125, 6-Bolt freehub, disc, 135x9mm spacing, quick-release
Spokes Stainless, 14g
Front Tire Fast Trak Sport, 29 x 2.35″
Rear Tire Fast Trak Sport, 29 x 2.35″
Inner Tubes Schrader, 40mm valve
SeatPost Alloy, 2-bolt clamp, 30.9mm
Seat Binder Alloy, quick release, 34.9