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Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert EVO Bike (discontinued)

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Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert EVO Bike sj-fsr-expert-enduro
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Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

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    “great trail bike”

    The Good: pedals uphill as well is it descends. more slack head tube makes it downhill really well. dropper post is nice (not the best but it works)

    The Bad: fox fork isn't great. i can't get full travel out of it. pretty bad vibration out of the back from the brake.

    Overall Review:

    overall impression of the bike is awesome in my opinion. on the trail the bike feels awesome. steep downhill and steep uphill is when the bike finds its limits (as with most AM bikes)

    one of the best trail bikes i've ridden

    “would be 4.5 stars...”

    The Good: Awesome geometry, feels flickable/light underneath you. killer stock build. definitely a do-it-all.

    The Bad: 1) 2011 models (pictured) have no rear thru axle but that has been corrected. 2) Mine has this INSANE rear brake vibration... it literally violently shakes the entire bike under hard braking. 3) FLOAT RL is a mediocre fork (improved for 2012). I never seem to get full travel 4) QR seatpost 5) needs internal routing (all specialized)

    Overall Review: I've had this bike about 7 months now and have done everything from 15 mile fireroad climbs to tight, technical descents, to hitting 20' doubles. It does everything very well - not just OK, VERY well... my major complaints are listed above, the biggest of which is the lack of a rear thru-axle on 2011 models, but this has been corrected for 2012. Also, the stock avid brakes will likely drive you insane with the amount of vibration they cause under hard braking. thats just me complaining though... overall this is easily the best all around bike I've ever owned (other bikes have been Giant reign, Commencal Meta 4, Trek Remedy). HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

    “The Perfect Bike”

    The Good: Build is superb, geo is dialed!

    The Bad: The fox 32 150mm travel is awesome, but the bike is capable of more. However, the 36 might be a bit much. *Note to Fox, start making a 34 for this bike

    Overall Review: I don't specialize in one area of riding, but I have ridden for a long time. I've ridden and researched many bikes from HT 29er's to DH bikes. I climb up to ride down and favor more aggressive trail/AM riding. I have ridden everything from the White rim in a day to resorts and DH tracks. This bike does everything. While not a DH bike and not a XC race bike, it can do a little of both. It climbs amazingly well and makes riding so much fun coming down. This is my favorite bike I have ever ridden and shines on just about every situation in my everyday riding. Since I can only afford one bike, this is the one I would choose every time. Even if I could afford having more than one bike, I would still choose this every time.

    Vital MTB Retail Partners:
    Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry


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

    S, M, L, XL View Geometry

    Size S M L XL
    Top Tube Length 529mm 558mm 584mm 613mm
    Head Tube Angle 67-deg 67-deg 67-deg 67-deg
    Head Tube Length 108mm 128mm 138mm 148mm
    Seat Tube Angle 70.5-deg 70.5-deg 70.5-deg 70.5-deg
    Seat Tube Length 406mm 445mm 483mm 533mm
    Bottom Bracket Height 338mm 338mm 338mm 338mm
    Chainstay Length 420mm 420mm 420mm 420mm
    Wheelbase 1103mm 1137mm 1168mm 1195mm
    Standover 740mm 745mm 752mm 770mm
    Reach 400mm 426mm 453mm 476mm
    Stack 568mm 586mm 595mm 604mm
    Frame Material M5 manipulated alloy w/ ORE TT/DT
    Rear Travel 145mm
    Rear Shock Fox RP23-S with Boost Valve, rebound and separate climbing setting. Custom 3-position low-speed comp adj., 7.75x2.0-inch
    Fork Fox F150 RL, air spring, tapered alloy HT, reb adj., LO, 15mm thru-axle
    Fork Travel 150mm travel
    Head Tube Diameter Tapered 1 1/8 to 1.5-inch
    Headset 1-1/8 and 1.5-in threadless, Campy style upper with 1.5-in. lower, cartridge bearings
    Handlebar Specialized Enduro low-rise bar, 7050 alloy, 720mm wide, 8 degree backsweep, 6 degree up, 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 Custom Avid Elixir CR SL, hydraulic disc, pad contact & reach adj., alloy backed semi-metallic pads, stainless hardware, S/M: 185mm, L/XL: 203mm and 160mm rotors.
    Brake Levers Custom Avid Elixir CR SL hydraulic, tool-less reach and pad contact adj., alloy lever blade
    Shifters SRAM X.9, 10-speed, aluminum trigger
    Front Derailleur SRAM X.7, 10-speed, S1 direct mount for DMD, bottom pull
    Rear Derailleur SRAM X.0, 10-speed, mid cage
    ISCG Tabs YES
    Chainguide Gamut shift guide
    Cranks Custom SRAM Carbon S-2200, 10-speed AM double, PF-30, removeable spider, S: 170mm, others: 175mm
    Chainrings 36A x 24A, 4-bolt, 104/64mm
    Bottom Bracket SRAM PF-30, OS press-in bearing, sealed cartridge
    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 Roval Traverse AL, alloy disc, 26mm, 27/32h
    Hubs Front: Roval Traverse AL, alloy disc, 15mm thru axle, 27h. Rear: Roval Traverse AL, alloy cassette body by DT Swiss, QR, 32h
    Spokes DT Swiss Competition 1.8/1.6mm stainless
    Tires Front: S-Works Purgatory, 120 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual compound, 26x2.2. Rear: Purgatory Control, 60 TPI, 2Bliss ready aramid bead, dual compound, 26x2.0"
    Saddle Specialized BG Henge Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm width
    Seatpost Specialized Command Post, 3 position, 125mm adjustable height w/air spring, remote operated, single bolt head
    Seat Post Diameter 30.9mm
    Seatpost Clamp 7050 hard annodized alloy collar w/ QR, black
    Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 10x135mm
    Max. Tire Size 2.4
    Bottle Cage Mounts Yes
    Colors Black
    Warranty Limited lifetime


    Price $4100.00
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    Vital MTB Retail Partners:
    Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry