Specialized Rockhopper

Ride the Specialized Rockhopper

Lightweight, premium aluminum hardtail ideally suited for entry-level riders

Capable componentry for cross-country riders and smooth race tracks

A sleek frame with internal cable routing is offered in a range of frame sizes from XXS-XXL

Sturdy Alloy rims and Specialized Fast Trak tires pair perfectly with 26”, 27.5”, or 29” wheel sizes


Specialized Rockhopper Top Tier Build

Riders aiming to cut weight and add some speed will appreciate the Rockhopper Expert for its lightweight efficiency and well-spec’d components. A custom RX-tuned RockShox Judy SoloAir fork lends 100mm of travel to the Rockhopper Expert’s flying capability and is the only Rockhopper fork option with adjustability.
A SRAM SX Eagle drivetrain offers reliable performance while retaining the Rockhopper Expert’s simplified characteristics. If the day comes to upgrade componentry, the SRAM Eagle lineup of drivetrain parts can be mixed and matched to optimize your setup.

The Rockhopper Expert is built upon a premium A1 aluminum frame with Stout Alloy wheels and tubeless Fast Trak 2BLISS tires. This build kit is incredibly capable, whether you’re looking for a top-of-the-line entry-level hardtail or looking to amp up your cross-country trail riding.

The Best Specialized Rockhopper Value Builds

For under $700, you could feel the wind in your hair and the dirt beneath your tires, cruising on a Specialized Rockhopper hardtail. The Rockhopper simplifies mountain biking to suit entry-level riders and off-road commuters. With 80mm-100mm of travel via a custom RX-tuned Suntour XCE fork and optimized geometry per frame size, you’ll experience a smooth and comfortable ride.

The Rockhopper rolls on Specialized alloy rims with Fast Trak tires, offering traction and control in all conditions. Explore a greater range of trails with the 16-speed drivetrain, composed of MicroSHIFT and Shimano components.

All Rockhopper build kits are dropper post compatible, featuring sleek internal cable routing and a premium A1 aluminum frame.

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Simplified yet impressively capable, the Specialized Rockhopper is the ideal choice for beginner to intermediate riders, off-road commuters, and cross-country aficionados looking for a lightweight hardtail.

The Rockhopper’s premium aluminum frame features many build options optimized to offer a reliable and efficient riding experience in a range of frame and wheel sizes: frame sizing include XXS-XXL; wheel sizes include 26”, 27.5”, and 29”. All frames, components, and suspension are tuned to offer a consistent level of performance across the spectrum of sizing. 

The Rockhopper features 100mm of suspension on 29” bikes, 90mm on 27.5” bikes, and 80mm on 26” bikes. A coil spring fork or air fork (depending on the build kit selected) adds the right amount of compliance to navigate rugged paths and bumpy trails. All suspension kits are custom RX tuned to offer the best performance possible for riders new to the trails and XC chargers. The Rockhopper offers an efficient ride on smooth-flow trails and rugged commuting paths but can tackle beginner to intermediate features. 

Whether you’re new to mountain biking or looking to add a hardtail to your quiver of bikes, the Rock Hopper has what it takes to get you on the trail.