The Rockhopper Expert 2x has been designed by Specialized so that all your trail needs are met; whether you're looking to adventure around the local trails or tear up the forests singletrack thrills, you're covered with this Rockhopper. Featuring the lightweight A1 SL Aluminum frameset that's also been designed for a clean-cut appearance with adapted tube shapes and internal cable routing to allow for a smooth looking finish. To ensure you've got an agile whilst dependable ride, the Rockhopper is equipped with Shimano's MT200 hydraulic disc brakes along with a Shimano Deore rear derailleur to give you full control on the trails. Specialized's Rockhopper also provides you with trustworthy handling that's fast and smooth round the sharp bends as well as sturdy in the thick mud, keeping you comfortable for those long adventures. Last but not least, Specialized fitted the Rockhopper Expert with a wide 2.3 inch Ground Control Sport front tyre and Fast Trak rear tyre for optimised traction and stability to keep you on the trails all year round.
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 2x, forged alloy
Chainrings - 30T
Shift Levers - Shimano Deore, 10-speed
Front Derailleur- Shimano Deore, 2-speed
Rear Derailleur - Shimano Deore, Shadow Plus, 10-speed
Cassette - SunRace, 10-speed, 11-36t
Chain - KMC X10, 10-speed w/ reusable 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