Upper mid-range component level aluminum frame crosscountry bike
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The 2021 Rockhopper Elite 27.5 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.
The 2021 Rockhopper Elite 27.5 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.
Estimated spec level of the Rockhopper Elite 27.5 compared to other crosscountry bikes. 99 Spokes analyzes the build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more to estimate the overall spec level of each bike.
|Frame||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), steel steerer|
|Bottom Bracket||Square-tapered, 73mm, internal bearings, 122.5mm spindle|
|Stem||Stout 3D-forged alloy, 31.8mm, 6-degree rise|
|Handlebar||Stout Mini Rise, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm|
|Saddle||Bridge Sport, Steel rails, 155/143mm|
|Seatpost||Alloy, 12mm offset, 2-bolt clamp, 30.9mm|
|Grips||Specialized Trail Grips, lock-on|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Deore, Shadow Plus, GS cage, 10-speed|
|Crank||Stout 1x, forged alloy, 30T|
|Shifters||Shimano Deore, RapidFire Plus, 10-speed w/ Optical Gear Display|
|Cassette||SunRace, 11-42t, 10-speed|
|Chain||KMC, X10, EPT anti-corrosion coating, 10-speed w/ Missing Link™|
|Brakes||Shimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc, 180mm|
|Rims||Alloy, Offset Design, Tubeless Ready, 25mm internal width, 28h|
|Front Hub||Shimano HB-RM35, Center Lock™ disc, 9x100mm spacing, quick-release, 28h|
|Rear Hub||Shimano FH-RM35, Center Lock™ disc, 9x135mm spacing, quick-release, 32h|
|Tires||Ground Control, Control casing, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 27.5x2.3"|