by jay-uk_mtb
Published: 23rd June 2022 (6 days ago)
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I received this Rockhopper Elite mountain bike today (22nd June 2022) as a warranty replacement on a hybrid bike that developed a crack in the frame.

I wanted to go one size smaller, but that wasn’t available, so I will be selling this brand new MTB, and buying a correctly sized one later in the year.

The bike has zero miles on it, I just picked it up from Specialized, Ruislip, and have put it in my garage – therefore it is in mint condition.

The retail price at Specialized, Ruislip is £949

Main information:
2022 Specialized Rockhopper Elite 29er
Size: XXL (suitable for those over 6′ 3” (191cm) as per Specialized size guide)
Colour: Gloss Sage Green/Oak Green

Description from Specialized Site:
Yep we just re-read the spec sheet and still can’t believe it either. The Rockhopper Elite is one helluva lot of bike.

Air-sprung fork? Let me introduce you to your new friend Judy. Discerning when it comes to your drivetrain? You’ll find no fault—and no grade too steep—with a wide-range Shimano Deore 1×11 drivetrain. Why stop there? We didn’t in order to allow you the pleasure of stopping yourself with Shimano’s eager-to-please and oh-so-capable MT200 hydraulic disc brakes.

Each is impressive in their own right but the magic really lies in how they all come together into a Rockhopper that serves up singletrack with a nice big side of ‘Whoah so that’s what a real bike feels like.’

Detailed 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: RockShox Judy, Solo Air, Turnkey damper, 46mm offset, QR, 80/90/100mm travel (size-specific), steel steerer
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: Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc, 180mm
Rear Brake: Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc, 180mm
Shift Levers: Shimano Deore M5100, 11-speed
Cassette: Shimano Deore, 11spd, 11-51t
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore M5100, SGS, 11-speed
Chain: KMC X11EPT, 11-speed, anti-corrosion coating w/ reusable Missing Link™
Crankset:Stout 1x, forged alloy
Bottom Bracket: Square-tapered, 73mm, internal bearings, 122.5mm spindle
Pedals: SBC-54 Flat pedal
Rims: Specialized Alloy, hookless, Tubeless ready, 25mm inner width
Front Hub: Formula DC-20, 6-Bolt, disc, 100x9mm spacing, quick-release
Rear Hub: Formula DC-22, 6-Bolt freehub, disc, 135x9mm spacing, quick-release
Front Tire: Specialized Fast Trak, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29×2.35
Rear Tire: Specialized Fast Trak, Control Casing, T5 Compound, 29×2.35
Spokes: Stainless, 14g
Inner Tubes: Presta, 40mm valve
SeatPost: Alloy, 2-bolt clamp, 30.9mm
Seat Binder: Alloy, quick release, 34.9

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