Specialized 02 Rockhopper Shoe Shoes

4.4/5 (5 Reviews)


Product Description

Designed for the recreational or enthusiast rider who is looking for a shoe that performs well for both riding and hiking. Features Body Geometry (TM) Technology to increase efficiency and reduce injury.


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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by David a Weekend Warrior from Boston, MA

Date Reviewed: August 21, 2003

Strengths:    Looks like a normal shoe, easy to walk in, comfortable.

Weaknesses:    Fell apart after 3 months. I clip the frame a lot as I pedel + scrape them on northeast granite a bit and the leather on the inside + the edge of the sole just got ripped to pieces. I have a hole about 2 inches square in the leather + only half the inside sole left at the back.

Bottom Line:   
I'd get these as a first shoe for the comfort or as a shoe for riding around the city and fire roads. But if you beat up your gear a bit I'd stay away from them.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $60.00

Bike Setup:   Specialized Enduro, Bash guard.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ryan a Cross Country Rider from Harrisonburg, VA

Date Reviewed: November 9, 2002

Strengths:    Comfortable, fit great

Weaknesses:    heavy, ugly

Bottom Line:   
A good beginner shoe. I got mine because of the price. Great shoe if you do a lot of hike-a-biking. As I said they are comfortable and were at a very reasonable price.

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Favorite Trail:   Gravity Monkey

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $45.00

Purchased At:   Mole Hill Bikes

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   2002 Giant NRS 3

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Brian from Logan, UT

Date Reviewed: October 10, 2002

Strengths:    Style, Versatility, Comfort, Metatarsal Button.

Weaknesses:    none.

Bottom Line:   
Great looking shoe, affordable, versatile. I love the metatarsal button, it felt a bit odd while trying them on and walking around the store... but i soon grew to love it. The flexible toe section is nice for when you have to climb a fence, or make a quick hike up an all-too-steep slope.

Plus they don't look like conventional cycle shoes.

Highly Recommended

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Favorite Trail:   Anything that challenges me.

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   Nike SPD compatible shoes - returned them for these.

Bike Setup:   Mongoose MGX D50 frame, Rockshox psylo fork, fox rear, Shimano STX rapid fire shifters & v-brakes, Deore deraulers, RaceFace RaceRings/crank/bb, Stelle saddle, Shimano PD-M324 pedals.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by julian chimelewski a Weekend Warrior from summerhill

Date Reviewed: July 21, 2002

Strengths:    great color, comfortable fit, don't look like your normal mt. or road shoe (w/ straps and stuff)

Weaknesses:    ...a little more than i wanted to pay

Bottom Line:   
this is a good shoe for the money. if your looking for a mt. shoe that looks like a normal shoes and fits wonderfully, buy this shoe.

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Favorite Trail:   ?

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $75.00

Purchased At:   ski den sports

Similar Products Used:   diadora shoes, axo's, and answer impact

Bike Setup:   2002 gary fisher hardtail w/ rock shox judy fork

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by James a Weekend Warrior from Sacto

Date Reviewed: June 12, 2002

Strengths:    Comfortable fit. They don't look like road shoes.

Weaknesses:    None yet.

Bottom Line:   
These shoes are killer for trail riding. Super comfortable for walking, schlepping a bike around and over fences, and city use. If you need something for light hiking as well as biking, and need SPD compatability, these are great. Another bonus, they look more skater-ish than hiker despite the photo.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $79.00

Purchased At:   Rays

Similar Products Used:   SIDI, Cannondale

Bike Setup:   Marin Bear Valley w/ Ritchey Comp V. 2 pedals

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