Specialized designed the Rockhopper Expert 1x to meet your needs out on the trails. Whether you're out tearing up a single track or exploring your local forest routes, the Rockhopper's got you covered. Specialized's A1 SL Aluminum frame provides you with a not only a lightweight frameset but also a clean-cut look with altered tube shapes. With internal cable routing, the Rockhopper Expert has a smart finish. To keep your riding smooth and reliable, Specialized kitted out the Rockhopper with a Shimano Deore rear derailleur as well as Shimano’s MT200 hydraulic disc brakes to keep the control at your fingertips. When it comes to handling, you can trust the Rockhopper with it's swift and agile ability to take the tight turns fast while keeping you stable in a riding position designed for comfort during those long rides. Finally, for ultimate grip and control, Specialized equipped the Rockhopper Expert with a wide 2.3 inch Ground Control Sport front tyre and Fast Trak rear tyre to keep the trail feel thrilling.
Shimano Deore rear derailleur provides crisp, reliable shifting that you can count on when the going gets rough. With it, you'll be able to precisely move through the wide gear range to make cruising the flats almost as easy climbing those hills.
Featuring Shimano’s reliable MT200 hydraulic disc brakes keeps you under control with less effort at the lever. The Rockhopper is set to accomplish your needs on the trails, with nimble, responsive handling for tight turns and superior stability when going fast, plus a rider position that’s comfortable for long rides.
The parts you want
The frame is constructed from lightweight A1 SL aluminium in order to provide a compliant, durable platform to support our acclaimed XC Sport 29 Geometry. Combined, you get a bike that's more than efficient on climbs and descends just as well.
Frame - A1 SL Aluminum, Sport XC 29 Geometry, tapered head tube, internal cable routing, Boost QR 141x9mm forged dropouts, chainstay-mounted disc brake, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger
Seat Binder - Alloy, QR clamp, 34.9mm
Fork - SR Suntour XCR 29, rebound adjust, air spring, 46mm offset, 80/90/100mm of travel (size-specific)
Bottom Bracket - Square-tapered, 73mm, internal bearings
Seatpost - Alloy, 12mm offset, 2-bolt clamp, 30.9mm
Rims - Specialized XC 29, 25mm internal width, disc-specific
Front Hub - Shimano, Center Lock™ disc, 9x100mm spacing, quick-release, 28h
Rear Hub - Shimano FH-MT200, 9x141mm QR, Center Lock™ disc, 32h
Front Tyre - Ground Control Sport, 29x2.3"
Rear Tyre - Fast Trak Sport, 29x2.3"
Crankset - Stout 1x, forged alloy
Chainrings - 30T
Shift Levers - Shimano Deore, 10-speed w/ Optical Gear Display
Rear Derailleur - Shimano Deore, Shadow Plus, GS cage, 10-speed
Cassette - Shimano, 10-speed, 11-42t
Chain - KMC, X10, EPT anti-corrosion coating, 10-speed w/ Missing Link™
Front and Rear Brake - Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc, 160/180mm
Handlebars - Stout XC, double-butted alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 10mm rise, 31.8mm
Stem - Stout 3D-forged alloy, 31.8mm, 6-degree rise
Saddle - Specialized Bridge, size specific, 143/155mm
Pedals - Specialized Dirt