2022 Specialized Stumpjumper EVO Expert

A 29″ carbon frame full suspension enduro bike with ultra high-end components. Compare the full range

2022 Specialized Stumpjumper EVO Expert
Spec Level
Travel150mm rear, 160mm front
ForkFox Performance Elite Float 36
Wheels29″ Aluminum
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetX01 Eagle, Truvativ Descendant
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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1 × 12 — 12 speed

Stumpjumper EVO Expert

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The Stumpjumper EVO Expert is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Stumpjumper EVO Expert is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

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4'11" – 5'3"


5'2" – 5'8"


5'5" – 5'11"


5'7" – 6'3"


5'10" – 6'4"


6'2" – 6'8"

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FACT 11m carbon chassis and rear-end, asymmetrical design, 29 Trail Geometry, SWAT™ Door integration, head tube angle adjustment, horst pivot BB adjustment, threaded BB, fully enclosed internal cable routing, 12x148mm dropouts, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger, 150mm of travel

BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

ColorsSatin Cast Battleship / Gloss Cast Battleship / Black; Satin Carbon / Olive Green / Black


FOX FLOAT 36 Performance Elite, GRIP2 damper, 15x110mm, 44mm offset, S1: 150mm of travel, S2-S6: 160mm of travel

Rear Shock

FOX FLOAT X Performance Elite, Rx Trail Tune, EVOL Air sleeve, 2-position lever w/ LSC adjustment, S1:210x50mm, S2-S6:210x55mm

Bottom Bracket

SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm, Threaded


Alloy Trail Stem, 35mm bar bore


Specialized Trail, 7050 alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 30mm rise, 800mm, 35mm clamp


Bridge Comp, Hollow Cr-mo rails, 155/143mm


OneUp, Dropper Post-V2, MMX lever, 34.9 (S1:120mm, S2/S3:150mm, S4: 180mm, S5/S6: 210mm)




Deity, Knuckleduster, Black

Rear Derailleur

SRAM X01 Eagle, 12-speed


SRAM Descendant 7K, DUB, S1:165mm, S2-S5: 170mm, S6: 175mm, Alloy, 30T


SRAM X01 Eagle, trigger, 12-speed


SRAM XG-1295 Eagle, 10-52t


SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed


SRAM Code RS, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, 200mm


Roval Traverse 29 Alloy, 30mm inner width, hand-built, 2Bliss Ready


DT Swiss Competition Race

Front Hub

Roval, sealed cartridge bearings, 15x110mm spacing, 28h

Rear Hub

Roval DT Swiss 370, Ratchet LN, SRAM XD driver body, 12mm thru-axle, 148mm spacing, 28h


Front: Butcher, GRID TRAIL casing, GRIPTON® T9 compound, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3", Rear: Eliminator, GRID TRAIL casing, GRIPTON® T7 compound, 29x2.3"

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