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Specialized Rockhopper (2012)


Product Category
Brand Specialized
Size13.0, 15.5, 17.5, 19.0, 21.0, 23.0
ColorGloss Blk/Wht/Wht, Gloss Blk/Wht/Wht


Bottom bracketShimano, Octalink spline, cartridge bearing, 73mm
BrakesTektro Draco hydraulic disc brake, post mount, 160mm 6-bolt rotor
CassetteShimano 9-speed, 11-34t
CranksetSR Suntour, 9-speed, Octalink spline
Features•Fully butted M4 alloy frame for lightweight confidence over the roughest trails •Custom-tuned SR Suntour 80mm-travel suspension fork with hydraulic damping, proprietary Spike Valve, lockout with lightweight magnesium lowers, and alloy steerer delivers the supple ride qualities of a high-end fork •Light and durable double-walled alloy rims are tough enough to handle the rough stuff; Specialized The Captain Sport tires lend a perfect knob pattern for diverse conditions •Specialized The Captain Sport tires lend a perfect knob pattern for diverse conditions •SR Suntour replaceable-ring crankset uses Shimano's sealed cartridge bearing, Octalink-splined, BB interface for reliable power transfer and ease of service •Tektro Draco hydraulic disc brakes with dual pistons and forged calipers assure precision braking and durability •Shimano Alivio 9-speed rear derailleur and Rapidfire trigger shifters for reliable, high-end performance; Shimano 9-speed, 11-34t cassette offers gearing options for a variety of terrain types •Shimano 9-speed, 11-34t cassette offers gearing options for a variety of fitness levels
Fork typeSR Suntour XCR (SF11-XCR-DS-26-LO-SP), magnesium lower, 30mm steel stanchions, 1-1/8" alloy steerer, hyd. damping w/ Specialized Spike Valve and alloy LO cartridge, XS/S: 80mm, M-XXL: 100mm travel
Frame typeSpecialized M4 fully manipulated alloy frame, fully butted, disc only, externally relieved HT, forged dropouts w/ replaceable derailleur hanger
Front derailleurShimano Acera, 9-speed, 34.9mm clamp, top-swing, dual-pull
HeadsetIntegrated 1-1/8" threadless, Campy-style, full cartridge bearings
Hub frontFormula disc hub, high-low flange, double-sealed loose ball, machined disc mount, QR, 32h
Hub rearSBC rear disc hub, cassette, QR axle, double-sealed loose ball, polished races, machined disc mount and flanges, 19mm contact, 32h
PedalsComposite plastic body, loose ball w/ reflectors
Rear derailleurShimano Alivio, 9-speed, SGS cage
Recommended forXC, general use
Rims typeAlex RH Disc 26", alloy double-wall, 28mm, pinned, 32h
SaddleSpecialized Body Geometry Rockhopper, steel rails, 143mm width
ShiftersShimano Acera, 9-speed Rapidfire plus, SL type w/ optical display
SpokesStainless, 2.0mm (14g)
Stem3D forged 6061 alloy, 4 bolt clamp, 7¼ rise, 31.8mm
TiresSpecialized The Captain Sport, 60 TPI, wire bead, 26x2.0"
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