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Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Comp 29er Bike

Average User Rating: (Excellent)
Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

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“Great bike”

The Good: The feel of the bike is great. This is a trail bike and as such does everything well without being DH or XC specific. Which means the bike is solid and quick in most situations

The Bad: I have had trouble with shifting from small to large chain ring, but this is probably due to poor initial set up from the lbs..

Overall Review:

This bike is a great trail bike for people that like to ride trails and don't take things to seriously (weight etc).

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“Decent trail bike”

The Good: Good climber, very stable and secure handling, yet nimble enough for most trails. Goes down anything you throw at it, obviously not suited for big stunts. Within reason, though, you'll never be underbiked.

The Bad: Componentry of mediocre durability. Had to warranty the wheels, fork, saddle, shock. Specialized got me covered though. Still a hassle. BIGGEST drawback: Proprietary shock mount. Swapping to a better/different rear shock is like playing the lottery. Either get a used one from a pro or beg at Specialized. Seriously unnecessary. Horrible Avid brakes. Great lever feel, endless caliper SQUEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAL.

Overall Review:

Geometry is great on this trail 29er. It handles well and is pretty neutral. The chainstays are quite long. Which is both good and bad. For intermediate riders this bike inspires great deals of confidence. It just plows anything. Simply point it somewhere and it will go there.

For advanced riders it might feel a bit muted. The rear shock blows through the mid-stroke (just add some grease to the air chamber of the shock). Stiffness is good at the front end (20mm maxle) and not that great in the rear (135mmQR).

Add a dropper post and you'll be golden. You end up with a not super light bike, but it's efficient and you don't suffer too much, most of the time.

With some tuning and upgrading you can make the Stumpjumper Comp shine. But at that point you probably could just go to the Expert model from the get go or buy something boutique.

Investing in a high end wheelset might be your best bet.

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Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

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Specifications

Model Year
Riding Type Cross-Country, Trail
Sizes and Geometry

M, L, XL, XXL View Geometry

Size M L XL XXL
Top Tube Length 556mm 587mm 616mm 632mm
Head Tube Angle 69.5-deg 69.5-deg 69.5-deg 69.5-deg
Head Tube Length 110mm 130mm 150mm 160mm
Seat Tube Angle 70.5-deg 70.5-deg 70.5-deg 70.5-deg
Seat Tube Length 445mm 483mm 533mm 584mm
Bottom Bracket Height 338mm 338mm 338mm 338mm
Chainstay Length 449mm 449mm 449mm 449mm
Wheelbase 1124mm 1156mm 1185mm 1205mm
Standover 746mm 762mm 769mm 763mm
Reach 426mm 451mm 473mm 493mm
Stack 591mm 609mm 628mm 637mm
Frame Material M5 manipulated alloy w/ ORE TT/DT, 29-in geometry, tapered HT, sealed cartridge bearing pivots, replaceable derailleur hanger,
Rear Travel 130mm travel
Rear Shock Custom Fox Triad II, custom on-the-fly 3-position switch 1) lock out 2) Open 3) ProPedal pedal assisting damping, rebound adj., 7.75x1.8-in
Fork RockShox Reba RLT 29 for Specialized, air spring, alloy tapered steerer, 45mm offset, compression and rebound adj., LO w/external floodgate adj., 20mm Maxle SL
Fork Travel 130mm of travel
Head Tube Diameter 1-1/8 to 1.5-in
Headset 1-1/8 and 1.5-in Threadless, Campy style upper with 1.5-in lower, cartridge bearings
Handlebar Specialized XC flat, 2014 butted alloy, 680mm wide, 8 degree backsweep, 31.8mm
Stem Specialized XC, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 31.8mm clamp, adjustable rise
Grips Specialized lock-on, S/M: Grappler, Other: Rocca
Brakes F: Custom Avid Elixir R SL, hydraulic disc, tool-less reach adjust, alloy backed semi-metallic pads, stainless hardware, G3 Clean Sweep rotor, M: 185mm, L/XL/XXL: 203mm rotor. R: Custom Avid Elixir R SL, hydraulic disc, tool-less reach adjust, alloy backed semi-metallic pads, stainless hardware, G3 Clean Sweep rotor, M: 160mm, L/XL/XXL: 185mm rotor
Brake Levers Custom Avid Elixir R SL hydraulic, tool-less reach adj.
Shifters SRAM X.7, 10-speed, aluminum trigger
Front Derailleur Shimano FD-M660-E SLX, double specific E-type for DMD, top swing, bottom pull
Rear Derailleur SRAM X.9, 10-speed, mid cage
ISCG Tabs none
Chainguide none
Cranks Custom SRAM S-1250, 10-speed XC Trail double, GXP spindle, XC guard, 175mm
Chainrings 22A/33A XC shift guard, 4-bolt, 104/64mm
Bottom Bracket SRAM GXP, outboard bearing
Pedals Resin Test Ride Pedals with toe clips, CEN std
Chain KMC X10, 10-speed, w/ reuseable Missing Link, nickel plates
Cassette Shimano HG81, 10-speed, 11-36t
Rims Custom DT Swiss 520SL, 29-in alloy disc, 26mm wide, sleeved w/eyelets, 32/36h
Hubs F: Specialized Hi Lo disc, laser-etched logo, sealed cartridge bearing, 20mm thru-axle, 32h. R: Specialized Hi Lo disc, laser-etched logo, double sealed cartridge bearing, QR, 36h
Spokes DT Swiss Champion 1.8mm (15g) stainless
Tires F: S-Works Purgatory, 120 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual compound, 29x2.2-in. R: Specialized The Captain Control, 60 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual compound, 29x2.2-in
Saddle Specialized BG Henge Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm width
Seatpost 2014 butted alloy, single bolt setback, 30.9mm, M: 350mm, others: 400mm
Seat Post Diameter 30.9mm
Seatpost Clamp 34.9mm clamp ID, 7050 hard annodized alloy collar w/ QR, black
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 10x135mm
Max. Tire Size
Bottle Cage Mounts Yes
Colors Navy/White
Warranty Limited lifetime
Weight

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Miscellaneous
Price $2700.00
More Info Specialized website
Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

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