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    MSRP
    $6,000
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    Category
    TrailTrailTrail
    Weight
    29.5 lbs28.2 lbs31.9 lbs
    8.5
    7.0
    7.2
    CarbonCarbonCarbon
    Fork
    Fox Performance Elite Float 34Fox Factory Float 38Fox Performance Float 36
    Shock
    Fox Float DPS Performance EliteFox Float X2 FactoryFox Float X Performance
    Wheels
    AluminumAluminumCarbon
    29″29″29″
    Brakes
    Hydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
    Groupset
    GX Eagle Transmission, X01 Eagle AXSGX Eagle, NX EagleXT
    Drivetrain
    1 × 12 Electronic1 × 121 × 12
    Suspension
    FullFullFull
    Front Travel
    140mm160mm150mm
    Rear Travel
    130mm147mm140mm
    Brand Site

    specialized.com

    ibiscycles.com

    trekbikes.com

    Summary
    The Specialized Stumpjumper Expert, Ibis Ripmo V2S GX, and Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT Gen 6 are all 29″ carbon frame full suspension trail bikes. The Stumpjumper Expert has better components and higher gearing, the Ripmo V2S GX has a better fork and more travel, and the Fuel EX 9.8 XT Gen 6 has carbon 29″ carbon wheels.
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    Ride Feel

    Based on frame geometry and build specs.

    Terrain
    easyextreme
    Handling
    nimblestable
    2024 Stumpjumper Expert
    2023 Ripmo V2S GX
    2024 Fuel EX 9.8 XT Gen 6
    Other Trail bikes
    Gear Range

    A bike with lower gearing will be easier to ride up steep hills, while a higher top end means it will pedal faster down hills.

    Lowest gear

    (climbing)

    28 mph

    2024 Stumpjumper Expert

    26 mph

    2023 Ripmo V2S GX

    26 mph

    2024 Fuel EX 9.8 XT Gen 6

    Highest gear

    (descending)

    Spec Level

    Based on build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more.

    Geometry
    Specs
    Frame

    FACT 11m carbon chassis and rear-end, asymmetrical design, 29 Trail Geometry, SWAT™ Door integration, flip chip Head Tube/Bottom Bracket adjustment, threaded BB, fully enclosed internal cable routing, 12x148mm dropouts, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger, 130mm of travel

    BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

    Hanger StandardUDH

    ColorsSatin Harvest Gold / Midnight Shadow; Gloss Obsidian / Satin Taupe

    Carbon front and rear triangle

    BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

    Hanger StandardUDH

    Tire Clearance2.5"

    ColorsEndurocell; Bruce Banner

    OCLV Mountain Carbon, internal storage, angle-adjust headset, Mino Link adjustable geometry, adjustable leverage rate, guided internal routing, magnesium rocker link, 34.9mm seat tube, ISCG 05, 55mm chainline, BSA 73, downtube guard, shuttle guard, ABP, UDH, Boost148, 140mm travel

    BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

    Hanger StandardUDH

    Fork

    FOX FLOAT 34 Performance Elite, GRIP2 damper, 15x110mm, 44mm offset, 140mm of travel

    Travel140mm

    Spring TypeAir

    Fox Factory Series, Float 38, 160mm, 44mm offset, 29”, 110x15mm

    Travel160mm

    Spring TypeAir

    Fox Performance 36, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Kabolt axle, 150mm travel

    Travel150mm

    Spring TypeAir

    Shock

    FOX FLOAT DPS Performance Elite, Rx Trail Tune, EVOL Air sleeve, 3-position adjustment w/ Open Mode Adjustment, 190x45mm

    Travel130mm

    Fox Float Factory Series, X2 with EVOL, 210 x 55

    Travel147mm

    Fox Performance Float X, 2-position damper, 185mm x 55mm

    Travel140mm

    Bottom Bracket

    SRAM DUB, BSA 73mm Wide, Threaded

    Threaded (73mm BSA)

    Shimano BB-MT501 BSA

    Headset

    ZS44 upper / ZS56 lower

    Integrated cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom, angle adjust cup compatible

    Stem

    Alloy Trail Stem, 35mm bar bore

    Ibis 31.8mmS–M: 40mm, L–XL: 50mm

    Handlebar

    Specialized Trail, 7050 alloy, 8-degree backsweep, 6-degree upsweep, 30mm rise, 780mm, 35mm clamp

    Ibis Aluminum, 780mm

    Saddle

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

    WTB Silverado, 142mm

    Bontrager Arvada, austenite rails, 138mm width

    Seatpost

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

    TypeDropper

    KS Rage-i Dropper 31.6mmS: 125mm, M: 150mm, L/XL: 170mm

    TypeDropper

    Size: XS, S, Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, 100mm travel, MaxFlow, internal routing, 34.9mm, 345mm length; Size: M, ML, Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, 150mm travel, MaxFlow, internal routing, 34.9mm, 440mm length; Size: L, Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, 170mm travel, MaxFlow, internal routing, 34.9mm, 485mm length; Size: XL, Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, 200mm travel, MaxFlow, internal routing, 34.9mm, 550mm length

    TypeDropper

    Grips

    Deity Lockjaw

    Lizard Skin Charger

    Bontrager XR Trail Elite, nylon lock-on

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    SRAM GX Eagle Transmission Derailleur

    SRAM GX Eagle

    Shimano XT M8100, long cage

    Crank

    SRAM GX Eagle Crankset, Alloy, Integrated Guard, 55mm Chainline, S1:165mm, S2-S5: 170mm, S6: 175mm, 32T

    SRAM NX Eagle DUB, 30T

    Shimano XT M8120, 30T, 55mm chainline, 170mm length

    Shifters

    SRAM AXS POD Controller

    SRAM NX Eagle

    Shimano XT M8100, 12 speed

    Cassette

    SRAM GX Eagle Transmission Cassette, 12spd, 10-52t

    SRAM XG 1275 10-52 12 speed

    Shimano XT M8100, 10-51, 12 speed

    Chain

    SRAM GX Eagle Transmission Flattop Chain

    SRAM NX Eagle

    Shimano Ultegra/XT M8100, 12 speed

    Brakes

    Front: SRAM Code Silver Stealth, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, 200mm, Rear: SRAM Code Silver Stealth, 4-piston caliper, hydraulic disc, 180mm

    TypeHydraulic Disc

    SRAM G2 R, 4 piston

    TypeHydraulic Disc

    Shimano XT M8120 4-piston hydraulic disc

    TypeHydraulic Disc

    Wheels
    Rims

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

    Blackbird Send Alloy (Send I front, Send II rear) / 29" / Ibis Hubs

    Front: Size: XS, S, Bontrager Line Elite 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle, 27.5''; Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, Bontrager Line Elite 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle, 29'', Rear: Size: XS, S, Bontrager Line Elite 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, Rapid Drive 108, 6-bolt, Shimano MicroSpline freehub, Boost148, 12mm thru axle, 27.5''; Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, Bontrager Line Elite 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, Rapid Drive 108, 6-bolt, Shimano MicroSpline freehub, Boost148, 12mm thru axle, 29''

    Spokes

    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

    Tires

    Front: Butcher, GRID casing, GRIPTON® T9 compound, 29x2.3", Rear: Purgatory, GRID casing, GRIPTON® T7 compound, 29x2.3"

    Maxxis Assegai 29” x 2.5” WT, EXO+ casing, 120tpi

    Size: XS, S, Bontrager SE5 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Core Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 60 tpi, 27.5x2.50''; Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, Bontrager SE5 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Core Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 60 tpi, 29x2.50''

    Disc Rotors

    Size: XS, S, M, ML, L, XL, Shimano RT86, 6-bolt, 180mm; Size: M, ML, L, XL, Shimano RT86, 6-bolt, 203mm

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