Is Specialized Stumpjumper a good bike?

Is Specialized Stumpjumper a good bike?

The extra length and slack head tube angle mean that it’s really stable at speed, but the low weight and supportive platform mean that it’s also amazingly nimble and easy to move around. The new Stumpjumper is stable and handles gnarly trails surprisingly well.

How much does a 2020 Specialized Stumpjumper weight?

The full Stumpjumper frame assembly* (barely) tips the scales at an unbelievable 5.3 lbs (2,420g), but we didn’t compromise in our quest for light weight. The Stumpy punches above its weight, setting the bar for mid-travel trail bikes in handling characteristics, pedaling efficiency and trail toughness.

What type of bike is a Specialized Stumpjumper?

trail bike
The new Stumpjumper is a 130mm (rear) 140mm (front) trail bike on 29-inch wheels.

How much travel does the Specialized Stumpjumper have?

It forgoes the carbon bike’s down tube SWAT storage, but has the same geometry, 29in wheels and 130mm of rear travel, plus shares the single-sided ‘Sidearm’ strut that spans the top tube and seat tube shock mounts.

What is the Specialized Stumpjumper made for?

Specialized Bicycle Components introduces the world’s first mass-produced mountain bike – the Stumpjumper. Designed by Tim Neenan, the 29lbs (13.2kg) bike had a welded steel frame, a modified BMX stem and components originally made for road and touring bikes.

What was the first year of the Specialized Stumpjumper?

Mountain biking was still in its infancy in 1981 when Mike Sinyard, the founder of Specialized Bicycle Components, began to produce and market the Stumpjumper, the world’s first production mountain bike.

How heavy is a Stumpjumper?

NOTHING IS LIGHTER AND STIFFER It’s the origin of control and efficiency, and it’s the centerpiece of any serious weight saving effort. The full Stumpjumper frame assembly* (barely) tips the scales at an unbelievable 5.33 lbs (2,420g), but Specialized didn’t compromise in their quest for light weight.

Where is the Specialized Stumpjumper made?

The first Stumpjumper was produced in Japan and was based on a design for a custom-made bike originally marketed by Tom Ritchey, Gary Fisher and Charles Kelly. Specialized’s founder Mike Sinyard has explained that the company’s aim was to “make a bike on a production basis but as though it was a custom bike”.

Does Stumpjumper come with pedals?

New mountain bikes don’t come with pedals because most advanced mountain bikers have their own preference when it comes to pedals. Some riders prefer to ride a specific type of flat pedals, and others choose to ride a specific type of clipless pedals.