2021 Specialized Rockhopper Elite 27.5

Upper mid-range component level aluminum frame crosscountry bike

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2021 Specialized Rockhopper Elite 27.5
  • MSRP $950
  • Suspension Hardtail
  • Front Travel 100mm
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork RockShox Judy
  • Wheels 27.5″
  • Drivetrain 1 × 10
  • Groupset Deore
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc

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Gearing

1 × 10 — 10 speed

2021 Specialized Rockhopper Elite 27.5
22 mph
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27 mph

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

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.

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Geometry

Specs
Build
FrameA1 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
ForkRockShox Judy, Solo Air, Turnkey damper, 46mm offset, QR, 80/90/100mm travel (size-specific), steel steerer
Bottom BracketSquare-tapered, 73mm, internal bearings, 122.5mm spindle
StemStout 3D-forged alloy, 31.8mm, 6-degree rise
HandlebarStout Mini Rise, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm
SaddleBridge Sport, Steel rails, 155/143mm
SeatpostAlloy, 12mm offset, 2-bolt clamp, 30.9mm
GripsSpecialized Trail Grips, lock-on
Groupset
Rear DerailleurShimano Deore, Shadow Plus, GS cage, 10-speed
CrankStout 1x, forged alloy, 30T
ShiftersShimano Deore, RapidFire Plus, 10-speed w/ Optical Gear Display
CassetteSunRace, 11-42t, 10-speed
ChainKMC, X10, EPT anti-corrosion coating, 10-speed w/ Missing Link™
BrakesShimano BR-MT200, hydraulic disc, 180mm
Wheels
RimsAlloy, Offset Design, Tubeless Ready, 25mm internal width, 28h
SpokesStainless, 14g
Front HubShimano HB-RM35, Center Lock™ disc, 9x100mm spacing, quick-release, 28h
Rear HubShimano FH-RM35, Center Lock™ disc, 9x135mm spacing, quick-release, 32h
TiresGround Control, Control casing, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 27.5x2.3"
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