Specialized 2014 Rockhopper 29 – $949.99

Rockhopper 29


The Rockhopper is a trail-capable machine equipped with Tektro hydraulic disc brakes, 29-inch wheels, and a Shimano drivetrain, allowing you to ride deep into your favorite trails with confidence.

  • Fully butted A1 Premium Aluminum 29er frame with ORE downtube for a lighter, more compliant and durable bike
  • Smooth-travel SR Suntour XCM-LO fork with preload adjustment, hydraulic damping, lockout, and size-specific spring rates for more versatility and tunability over varying terrain
  • Suntour’s fully replaceable ring crankset uses Shimano’s Octalink-splined bottom bracket interface for reliable power transfer
  • Tektro hydraulic disc brakes with Light Wave rotors create increased control and superior stopping power for more confident braking
  • Shimano Alivio 9-speed rear derailleur and Acera Rapidfire shifters for reliable high-end performance



FRAME: Specialized A1 Premium Aluminum, Trail 29er Geometry, fully butted w/ tapered headtube, forged dropouts, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger
FORK: SR Suntour XCM-LO 29″, hydraulic damping w/ lockout, coil/MCU spring, 1-1/8″ steel steerer, alloy disc only post-mount lower, 30mm stanchion, preload adj., S: 80mm, Others: 100mm travel
HEADSET: 1-1/8″ w/ lower bearing reducer, Campy style, integrated full cartridge bearings
STEM: Specialized 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt clamp, 6-degree rise, 31.8mm
HANDLEBARS: Specialized flat bar, 6061 alloy, 700mm wide, 10° backsweep, 4° upsweep, 31.8mm
GRIPS: Specialized Body Geometry XCT, Kraton w/ gel, closed end, 132mm, lock-on
FRONT BRAKE: Tektro HD-M330, hydraulic disc, dual piston, 180mm rotor
REAR BRAKE: Tektro HD-M300, hydraulic disc, dual piston, 160mm rotor
BRAKE LEVERS: Tektro, hydraulic lever
FRONT DERAILLEUR: Shimano Acera, 9-speed, 34.9 clamp, high-mount, bottom-swing
REAR DERAILLEUR: Shimano Alivio, 9-speed, SGS cage
SHIFT LEVERS: Shimano Acera, 9-speed Rapidfire Plus, SL type w/ optical display
CASSETTE: Shimano, 9-speed, 11-34
CRANKSET: SR Suntour XCR, 9-speed, Octalink
CHAINRINGS: 44/32/22, steel
BOTTOM BRACKET: Shimano, Octalink spline, cartridge bearings, 73mm shell
PEDALS: Composite platform, w/ reflectors, 9/16″
RIMS: RH Disc 29″, alloy double-wall, 26mm, pin joint, 32h
FRONT HUB: Specialized disc, alloy, Hi Lo flange, RCC ball bearing system, steel axle, QR, 32h
REAR HUB: Specialized disc, alloy, RCC ball bearing system, steel axle, steel cassette body, QR, 32h
SPOKES: Stainless, 14g (2.0mm)
FRONT TIRE: Specialized Ground Control Sport, 29×2.1″, wire bead, 60TPI
REAR TIRE: Specialized Ground Control Sport, 29×2.1″, wire bead, 60TPI
INNER TUBES: Standard presta valve
SADDLE: Specialized Body Geometry Rockhopper, steel rails, 143mm
SEATPOST: Alloy, 2-bolt, micro-adjust, 12.5mm offset, 30.9mm
SEAT BINDER: Forged alloy, 34.9mm, QR, nylon washer


* *Not all sizes available in all markets

Size 15.5 17.5 19.0 21.0 23.0
Seat Tube Length, Center to Top 394mm 445mm 483mm 533mm 584mm
Top Tube Length (Horizontal) 576mm 603mm 625mm 650mm 670mm
Top Tube Length (Actual) 550mm 572mm 594mm 621mm 644mm
Chainstay Length 442mm 442mm 442mm 442mm 442mm
Bottom Bracket Drop 63.5mm 63.5mm 63.5mm 63.5mm 63.5mm
Bottom Bracket Height 310mm 310mm 310mm 310mm 310mm
Head Tube Length 110mm 100mm 115mm 130mm 150mm
Head Tube Angle 71° 71° 71° 71° 71°
Seat Tube Angle (Actual) 73° 72° 72° 72° 73°
Seat Tube Angle (Effective) 73° 73° 73° 73° 73°
Wheel Base 1064mm 1091mm 1114mm 1139mm 1160mm
Stack 615mm 625mm 639mm 653mm 672mm
Reach 400mm 412mm 430mm 450mm 464mm
Standover Height 760mm 796mm 825mm 859mm 896mm
Handlebar Width 700mm 700mm 700mm 700mm 700mm
Stem Length 60mm 80mm 80mm 80mm 90mm
Crank Length 170mm 175mm 175mm 175mm 175mm
Seatpost Length 350mm 350mm 400mm 400mm 400mm