Specialized Rockhopper Expert 29er Mountain Bike 2017 – Hardtail MTB



Lightweight durable and extremely capable the Rockhopper Expert 29 is a hardtail mountain bike that is ready to take your trail riding to the next level.

Combining efficiency and capability the Rockhopper features a low bottom bracket and roomy top tube for a stable planted ride at speed, while the short chainstays mean it is still very manoeuvrable in the tight. The 29” wheels are fast and smooth rolling while the Manitou M30 suspension fork takes care of the bigger hits on the trail. Shimano hydraulic disc brakes offer confident all-weather stopping power.

Offering crisp reliable shifting the Shimano SLX 2×10 speed drivetrain will give you all the gears you need to take on all the gradients on the trail.

Fast on the way up and faster on the way down the Specialized Rockhopper Expert  is a 29er trail bike that is ready for adventure.

Key Features:

  • A1 SL Premium Aluminium frame offers a compliant ride
  • Manitou M30 fork offers 100mm (80mm on size small) of plush travel
  • Shimano SLX/SRAM2x10 speed drivetrain offers crisp, reliable shifting
  • Hydraulic disc brakes offer confident stopping power in all trail conditions
  • Colour: Green/Black
  • Sizes: Small, Medium, Large, X Large, XX Large
  • Weight: 13.6kg, Large (Tredz tested – with pedals)
  • The Specialized Rockhopper Expert 29 is available with 0% Apr finance

Read our full review of the Specialized Rockhoppper

The Specialized Rockhopper Expert 29 2017 Features are:

Frame: Specialized A1 SL Aluminum, Trail 29 geometry, fully-butted tube sets, ORE down tube, tapered head tube, forged dropouts, disc mount, replaceable derailleur hanger

Fork: Manitou M30 29, 80/100mm of travel (size specific), 1.125×1.5″ tapered steerer, 30mm stanchion, QR, 51mm offset, post mount disc, 160mm rotor

Bars: Stout, alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 10mm rise, 720mm width, 31.8mm

Stem: Stout, 3D-forged alloy, 31.8mm clamp, 6-degree rise

Shifters: Shimano Deore, 10-speed

Front Mech: SRAM X5, high-clamp 34.9mm, 2×10

Rear Mech: Shimano SLX, Shadow Plus, SGS cage, 10-speed

Speed: 20

Chainset: Specialized Stout XC, 2-piece 2×10, 24mm spindle, anti-corrosion hardware – 36/22T

Bottom Bracket: BSA threaded, external bearing, 73mm width

Cassette: SRAM PG-1020, 10-speed, 11-36t

Chain: SRAM PC-1031, 10-speed w/PowerLink

Front Brake: Shimano BR-M365, hydraulic disc, resin pads, 180/160mm rotor

Rear Brake: Shimano BR-M365, hydraulic disc, resin pads, 160mm rotor

Rims: Stout XC 29, alloy disc, double-wall, pinned joint, 21mm inner width, 28/32h

Front Hub: Shimano HB-RM35, Center Lock disc, 9x100mm, 28h

Rear Hub: Shimano FH-RM35, Center Lock disc, 10x135mm, 32h

Tyres: Ground Control Sport, 29×2.1″, 60TPI, wire bead, Flak Jacket protection Front – Ground Control Sport, 29×2.1″, 60TPI, wire bead, Flak Jacket protection Rear

Seatpost: Alloy, 12.5mm offset, 2-bolt clamp, 30.9mm

Pedals: Specialized Dirt

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