Is the Specialized Rockhopper good?

The Specialized Rockhopper packs a lot of bang for the buck. A perfect ride, especially for entry-level mountain bikers, it delivers big performance that all can appreciate. Check out our four key reasons the Specialized Rockhopper gets our vote for ‘Best Mountain Bike for Beginners’ on the market today.

How much does a Specialized Rockhopper Comp weigh?

Technical 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
Manufacturer Claimed Weight 14.0kg / 30.86lbs (size M, 29″)

Which Rockhopper is best?

The Specialized Rockhopper is arguably the best hardtail mountain bike in its category, offering unbeatable technology at a smart, wallet friendly price point. It is versatile too, with its tough build kit providing a perfect base for those riding XC, singletrack and even commuting.

How much is a Specialized Rockhopper worth?

The 2021 Specialized Rockhopper looks pretty promising for those on the hunt for an affordable cross-country mountain bike. With prices as low as $500, plus lots of sizes and build kits, it’s hard to argue with how much value the Rockhopper offers.

What Mountain Bike is best for jumping?

Here are the best mountain bikes for pumptracks, dirt jumps and slopestyle.

  1. DMR Sect. The Sect is one of the more popular frames out there.
  2. Scott Voltage YZ 0.1. Scott Voltage YZ 0.1.
  3. Marin Alcatraz. Three words: Frames of Mind.
  4. Commencal Absolut Dirt.
  5. Santa Cruz Jackal.
  6. Canyon Stitched 720 Pro.
  7. NS Bikes Soda Slope.

What suspension does the Specialized Rockhopper have?

The entry into the Rockhopper range combines the A1 aluminium frame with a budget SR Suntour suspension fork. This fork uses a coil spring to provide the movement and as such has less ability to tune performance to specific rider weight or riding style. Drivetrain and brakes are both provided by Shimano.

Can you jump a Rockhopper?

Your fine doing light jumps or drops. But don’t expect the kit to hold up to DH levels of abuse. TBH as long as you keep it smooth, should be no problems… Rockhoppers are actually quite tough.