Specialized stumpjumper

specialized stumpjumper

What is a Specialized Stumpjumper?

The Specialized Stumpjumper is a mountain bike produced by Specialized Bicycle Components. When it was first produced in 1981, the Stumpjumper was the first mass-production mountain bike. The Stumpjumper is still in production, although its design has changed significantly since it was first sold.

How much does a Stumpjumper cost?

The original Stumpjumper was sold for US$750 as a complete bike or $395 for the frame only. Specialized marketed it as an affordable and versatile bike for a new sport, namely mountain biking, and used the slogan The bike for all reasons.

Is the Stumpjumper alloy Comp a good bike?

Overall, the Stumpjumper Alloy Comp rides impressively well, even when compared to lighter, more expensive bikes with flashier specs. It’s good value for money, too, and the seriously capable frame means that a few choice component upgrades down the line would help unlock new levels of performance.

What is the difference between the 2019 specialized s-works Stumpjumper 29 and St?

2019 Specialized S-works Stumpjumper 29 sold at The Pros Closet. The Stumpjumper ST takes the standard Stumpjumper platform and reduces the travel by 20mm. The reduced travel combined with slightly steeper geometry means the bike will feel more agile and efficient than the standard Stumpjumper, ideal for people who ride mellower trails.

Does specialized make a StumpJumper mountain bike?

Specialized continue to produce the Stumpjumper, which, like mountain bikes in general, has evolved significantly since 1981 and seen iterations in full (front and rear) suspension and hardtail (front suspension only) options, with the former named the Stumpjumper FSR until the Stumpjumper line-up became full-suspension only.

What is a Stumpjumper?

The “Stumpy” is the most iconic and popular mountain bike ever produced. Today, it is the epitome of quiver-killer trail bikes, the type of machine that can tackle everything from long cross-country rides to gnarly enduro stages. Browse our used mountain bike inventory and you’ll find a huge selection of Stumpjumpers to choose from.

What kind of gears does a Stumpjumper have?

The bike was equipped with 15-speed Suntour ARX GT gears, originally designed for use on road bikes, and the Stumpjumper also featured Mafac cantilever brakes and a TA Cyclotourist chainset, both designed for touring bikes. It had no suspension. The bike weighed just under 30 pounds (14 kg).

What is the difference between the Specialized Stumpjumper comp and comp?

For 2019+ models, Specialized also offers a base-level Stumpjumper below Comp, with an aluminum frame and basic components. As an entry-level build, a Stumpjumper Comp will use less expensive, entry-level components (cockpit, suspension, drivetrain, wheels).

Is the Specialized Stumpjumper an easy bike to ride?

Since it is a Stumpjumper, its meant to be a well-rounded machine - especially in the alloy version. The bike has been through so many generations over more than 40 years that Specialized has more or less cracked the trail bike code, and this iteration of the Stumpy remains an easy bike to ride.

Should you buy a Stumpjumper Comp alloy frame?

While most modern carbon bikes route the leads silently against the inner walls of the frame tubes, alloy frames leave them to rattle freely. The Stumpjumper Comp Alloy happens to do an excellent job keeping the brake and derailleur controls locked down, but not the dropper post cable.

Is the Stumpjumper a good climber?

On long loops, it’s the kind of climber that disappears under you and lets you just settle in and pedal it out. Good climbing, though, is the easy part for a bike like this. It may be high praise that the Stumpjumper climbs like a bike with less travel, but it’s far higher praise that it descends like one with more.

How much does a Stumpjumper cost in 2021?

Specialized offers two lower-priced alloy models in the 2021 Stumpjumper lineup. You can get in on the bottom floor with the Stumpjumper Alloy for $2,400, but this is the higher-end of the two metal models, the $3,200 Stumpjumper Comp Alloy. The two share the same frame, but the parallels stop there.

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