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Specialized Rockhopper Expert 29

Specialized Rockhopper Expert 29
  • Color: Gloss Sky Blue/Satin Black
  • Color: Gloss Oak Green Metallic/Metallic White Silver
  • Color: Satin Silver Dust/Black Holographic
Wheel Size:


Excuse the brag, but we’ve really outdone ourselves here. Proving that true trail-taming capability doesn’t have to come at an intimidating price, the Rockhopper Expert is the culmination of 30 years of redefining the relationship between value and performance.

Start with a painstakingly engineered Premium A1 Aluminum frame, add in modern geometry that keeps one eye on efficiency and the other on confident capability and you have the rock-solid foundation of our best Rockhopper yet.

Pair that with a parts list that just doesn’t quit (...can we get a shoutout for RockShox’s Judy SoloAir fork and SRAM’s always-in-charge Level hydraulic disc brakes?) and you have a tubeless-ready, SRAM Eagle 1x12-equipped Rockhopper that’s absolutely prepared to fly.

- A heart of gold, presented in our lightweight yet durable Premium A1 Aluminum, the Rockhopper’s butted aluminum frame features hydroformed top and downtubes in order to keep weight low and strength high, all while providing increased standover clearance, slick internal cable routing and dropper-post compatibility.

- With the goal of making sure that the Rockhopper offers both the best fit and best performance for every person, no matter their measure, we’ve paired each Rockhopper frame size with the optimal wheel size. The result is a Rockhopper to fit every rider and the assurance that every Rockhopper is rolling on the best-handling wheel for its frame size.

- Beautifully beastly, SRAM Level hydraulic disc brakes pack a mean bite but deliver their power with a refined, intuitive feel to make for a package that punches way above its pay grade.

- Keep things simple with a durable 1x Sram SX drivetrain that offers plenty of range.

- Pair dead-reliable hubs from Formula with our 25-millimeter internal diameter, hookless Stout rims for a wheelset hat-trick: strong, light and durable.


Frame Specialized A1 premium butted alloy, zero-stack head tube, internal cable routing, 135x9mm forged dropouts, chainstay-mounted disc brake, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger, stealth rack mounts, dropper post compatible
Fork RockShox Judy, Solo Air, Turnkey damper, 46mm offset, QR, 80/90/100mm travel (size-specific), alloy steerer
Axles Front: 100mm QR
Rear: 135mm QR
Rims/Wheels Alloy, Offset Design, Tubeless Ready, 25mm internal width
Hubs Shimano HB-RM35, Center Lock disc, quick-release, 28/32H
Spokes Stainless, 14g
Tires Ground Control, Control casing, GRIPTON compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"
Crankset SRAM SX Eagle, Powerspline
Chainrings 30T
Bottom Bracket SRAM Powerspline
Chain SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed
Rear Derailleur SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed
Cassette/Rear Cogs SRAM PG-1210 Eagle, 11-50t
Shifters SRAM SX Eagle, trigger, 12-speed
Handlebars Stout Mini Rise, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm
Tape/Grips Specialized Trail Grips, lock-on
Stem Stout 3D-forged alloy, 31.8mm, 6-degree rise
Brakes Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc, 180/160mm rotors
Pedals Specialized Dirt
Saddle Bridge Sport, Steel rails
Seat Post Alloy, 12mm offset, 2-bolt clamp, 30.9mm
Cassette/Freewheel SRAM PG-1210 Eagle, 11-50T

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Gloss Sky Blue/Satin Black / Small / 29-inch 888818624942 91520-3402 ROC41486860S
Gloss Sky Blue/Satin Black / Medium / 29-inch 888818625079 91520-3403 ROC41493112M
Gloss Sky Blue/Satin Black / Large / 29-inch 888818624683 91520-3404 ROC41827868L
Gloss Sky Blue/Satin Black / X-Large / 29-inch 888818624447 91520-3405 ROC42654810L
Gloss Sky Blue/Satin Black / XX-Large / 29-inch 888818623891 91520-3406 ROC43157200L
Gloss Oak Green Metallic/Metallic White Silver / Small / 29-inch 888818624126 91520-3302 ROC43248651S
Gloss Oak Green Metallic/Metallic White Silver / Medium / 29-inch 888818624324 91520-3303 ROC43813110M
Gloss Oak Green Metallic/Metallic White Silver / Large / 29-inch 888818624171 91520-3304 ROC43827301L
Gloss Oak Green Metallic/Metallic White Silver / X-Large / 29-inch 888818624430 91520-3305 ROC44699040L
Gloss Oak Green Metallic/Metallic White Silver / XX-Large / 29-inch 888818624089 91520-3306 ROC45606857L
Satin Silver Dust/Black Holographic / Small / 29-inch 888818624935 91520-3502 ROC43310689S
Satin Silver Dust/Black Holographic / Medium / 29-inch 888818624843 91520-3503 ROC43796809M
Satin Silver Dust/Black Holographic / Large / 29-inch 888818623778 91520-3504 ROC4375112L
Satin Silver Dust/Black Holographic / X-Large / 29-inch 888818624041 91520-3505 ROC44701444L
Satin Silver Dust/Black Holographic / XX-Large / 29-inch 888818624928 91520-3506 ROC45527342L