Specialized Rockhopper SL Pro XC Hardtail

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $1550.00


Product Description

  • Fork: Rock Shox Reba SL, Dual Air, 80/100mm travel
  • Headset: 1-1/8" threadless, Campy style semi-cartridge bearings
  • Stem: 3D forged alloy
  • Cassette: Shimano HG50, 9-speed, 11-34t


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by radziu82 a Cross Country Rider from Mississauga, ON, Canada

Date Reviewed: September 1, 2010

Strengths:    Very Light Bike
Shimano XT Components are unbelievably efficient (It almost climbs on its own).


Weaknesses:    Avid Elixir 4 Brakes have a turkey wobble (meaning they are loud and shake a little when you heat em up good) problem if you beat them like I do. Avid has sent new rotors at no charge to fix problem, waiting to receive them.

Bottom Line:   
I absolutely love this bike, it rides like a much more expensive ride (I was converted to Spesh when a friend lent me his $3500 Epic Comp) This bike has even better climbing efficiency then the Epic (Cause its a hardtail)

I would recommend this bike to anyone.

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Favorite Trail:   Don Valley

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $1249.00

Purchased At:   Sporting Life

Similar Products Used:   None (I've been murdering department store bikes till now)

Bike Setup:   Stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by tom elsmore a Cross Country Rider from penkridge,staffordshire,uk

Date Reviewed: July 8, 2010

Strengths:    Absolute quality x country bike as long as you still ride hard tail

Weaknesses:    Do you need full suspension.Lose the pedals for good flats or spd

Bottom Line:   
Best bike ive owned yet been riding years love the hard tail factor,covered plenty of miles off road on the bike its been a dream,breaks gears forks all spot on!Weighs next to nothing too

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Favorite Trail:   monkey trail cannock chase

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $1100.00

Purchased At:   primera sport

Similar Products Used:   my old Gary Fisher


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