Specialized Stumpjumper Expert Carbon EVO All Mountain Full Suspension

5/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $5800.00

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by crashmatt a Weekend Warrior

Date Reviewed: April 15, 2013

Strengths:    Relaxed enough for confidence on steep. Low enough BB for good cornering. Enough bounce to swallow reasonable sized rock gardens. Good pedalability all things considered.

Weaknesses:    BB30 crank falling off after a few hours. Uses 10mm key that is not common on most trail tools.
Autosag is useful once. Money should be spent on components used many times.

Bottom Line:   
An amazing all-rounder and a great compromise between 140mm and 160mm platforms for a small-medium rider.

Ridden for a few days on wet steep rooty and trail centre singletrack with a good mix of everything.

I was loosing motivation to ride and was not really looking forward to getting the bike. After an hour on the bike I am now completely hooked again.

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Favorite Trail:   Kirroughtree,Scotland.Anything at Les Arc

Duration Product Used:   3 days

Similar Products Used:   2003 Enduro s-works
2007 SX trail

Bike Setup:   2013 medium frame 26"

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Tjay a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: February 13, 2013

Strengths:    -extremely fast on a flowy/highspeed singletrack.
-rails the corners even with racing ralph in the rear
-lightweight for a light AM rig @ 24.9 lbs with No-Nic and Ra-Ra 2.25 Snakeskin
-Paint job is sick with neon green/carbon with gloss clear coat
-Very active suspension. The plushess bike I've ever ridden.
-Nimble bike for a 150mm travel

Weaknesses:    -Not confident inspiring when going down a very steep technical terrain. Feels like I'm going over the bars compared to my Santa Cruz Nickel. Maybe because of the Nickels BB height at 13.8 with 140mm fork?
-You don't want to sprint on this bike. You can really feel the rear suspension moving up and down.
-Stock fork 32/150mm. It should have been 34mm Talas like the 2013's.
-PF30. Only because I can't work on it like the GXP's.

Bottom Line:   
This is for the 2012 Stumpjumper Expert Carbon Evo 26er (neon green/black).

Values Rating is 5 chillis because I got this bike new for $5300 including Ca tax and the only thing you really need to change are the stem and handlebar. It has Formula brakes, carbon cranks, X0 RD, Dropper post, etc... And I remember reading somewhere that the frame weighs in at under 5 lbs for Medium with the rear shock.

Overall Rating is 5 chillis as well because this bike is plush, nimble, fast, active rear suspension and super fast & fun on a flowy singletrack. Feels like your on a rail!

Uphill, is not xc fast like blur TRC but it's good for enduro races. When I get the Talas, I know it'll be a much better climbing machine.

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Favorite Trail:   Demonstation Forest, Saratoga Gap

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $5300.00

Purchased At:   Mikes Bike

Similar Products Used:   Santa Cruz Blur LT 2008
Santa Cruz Nickel 2012
Santa Cruz Superlight 2012
Scot Genius 50 2009

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by thanft

Date Reviewed: April 30, 2012

Strengths:    Light, stiff, great climber and amazing on descent. Super nimble and extremely fast! Great component spec although swapped out bars for carbon Havens.

Weaknesses:    A bit pricey. Not sure how I feel about the Fox auto-sag quite yet.

Bottom Line:   
Best bike I've ever ridden. Never had so much fun on the trails!

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Similar Products Used:   Yeti ASR-5, Yeti 575, Jamis Dakar, Bianchi Denali.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by RBrady a All Mountain Rider from Gilbert, Az

Date Reviewed: March 4, 2012

Strengths:    Lightweight, stiff, decent parts spec.

Weaknesses:    Little more travel would have been good.

Bottom Line:   
My new favorite bike as of now. Changed to tubeless. Only thing I'm not satisfied w is front Fox fork doesnt seem to be as good as others available. Would have been nice to of come w carbon bars as well. Overall I'm very satisfied.

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Favorite Trail:   National Trail. South Mountain Park

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $5900.00

Purchased At:   Landis Cyclery

Similar Products Used:   Foes inferno, Santa Cruz Tallboy.

Bike Setup:   Stock

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