All barn-burner and no benchwarmer, the Rockhopper Sport throws out the playbook when it comes to putting performance points on the board while playing some serious defense on behalf of your wallet.
Game-ready with Tektro hydraulic disc brakes, Altus shifting from Shimano and an SR SunTour XCM fork that's built to hustle, the Rockhopper Sport can tack up the win on any given Sunday—and the rest of the week too for that matter.
FRAME - A1 premium butted alloy, zero-stack head tube, internal cable routing, 135x9mm forged dropouts, chainstay-mounted disc brake, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger, stealth rack mounts, dropper post compatible
FORK - SR Suntour XCM 26, 30mm stanchions, Rx Tune, coil spring, QR, 80mm travel (size-specific), 40mm offset
FRONT HUB - Formula 6-Bolt, disc, 100x9mm spacing, quick-release, 32H
REAR HUB - Formula 6-Bolt freehub, disc, 135x9mm spacing, quick-release, 32H
SPOKES - Stainless, 14g
RIMS - Specialized alloy, disc only, double-wall, 25mm inner width, 32h
INNER TUBES - Schrader, 40mm valve
FRONT TYRE - Ground Control Sport, 26x2.3"
REAR TYRE - Ground Control Sport, 26x2.3"
CRANKSET - Stout 2x, forged alloy
CHAINRINGS - 22/36T
BOTTOM BRACKET - Square-tapered, 73mm, internal bearings, 122.5mm spindle
SHIFT LEVERS - Shimano Altus, RapidFire Plus, 9-speed
FRONT DERAILLEUR - Shimano Altus FD-M2020 2-speed
REAR DERAILLEUR - Shimano Altus, RD-M2000, 9-speed
CASSETTE - SunRace, 9-Speed, 11-36t
CHAIN - KMC X9EPT, 9-speed, anti-corrosion coating w/ reusable Missing Link™
FRONT BRAKE - Tektro HD-M276, short-reach lever, hydraulic disc, 160mm
REAR BRAKE - Tektro HD-M276, short-reach lever, hydraulic disc, 160mm
HANDLEBARS - Stout Mini Rise, alloy, 9-degree backsweep, 15mm rise, 31.8mm
GRIPS - Specialized Trail Grips, lock-on
STEM - Bridge Sport, steel rails
SADDLE - Bridge Sport, steel rails
SEATPOST - Alloy, 12mm offset, 2-bolt clamp, 30.9mm
SEAT BINDER - Alloy, quick release, 34.9
With over 17 years experience offering quality bikes and service, you can rest assured we have deeply considered the quality of the products we sell and have the technical skills to assist if any possible problems arise.
Along with being the ‘local’ bike store to many riders in Auckland, we also have an extensive customer base of riders nationwide. Believe it or not we even have riders from overseas come to us for our quality products and expertise!
Lastly, we are riders ourselves. We are in this business because we are genuinely passionate about riding all types of bikes and are here to share our knowledge to help enhance your riding experience.