27.5″ wheels) SPECIALIZED Fatboy Chisel FACT Carbon Fat Bike Fork Acid Mint; Specialized S-Works Epic AXS Mountain Bike – 2020, Large; Specialized S-Works Stumpjumper HT Carbon 29 Mountain Bike – 2013, 19″ 2020 SWORKS Specialized Epic HT … Test rode the 2004 Enduro but can't justify the extra $800, even though it was a great ride! Slightly used 2003 Specialized Rockhopper FSR Comp Disc. Cheap well-built trail heaven ! OVERALL RATING : 5 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ VALUE RATING: 5 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Strength: This is the ideal bike for somebody who wants a "do it all" bike. Specialized Align. Favorite Answer. Specialized Rockhopper Disc review. According to the Specialized web site the 2008 Rockhopper Comp disc, Rockhopper disc, and the Rockhopper use an "A1 Premium Aluminum frame". Wheel Size: 26" wheels: Hubs: Front: Specialized disc, machined disc mount hi-low flange, Rear: Shimano 475 disc, Rims: SUN DS2 disc, 32-hole: Front Tire Bottom line; a great bike if you swap out the parts listed in the "weakness" section an ok one if you don't. I have done it all on this bike. I built this bike frame up three years ago. The suspension is still stiff, the seals are still good. and too since.Mybe the tires and tubes can be improved. Weakness: The seat sucked, so I had the shop swap it out for a woman specific seat for her. Stock components work ok frame is worthy of buying goodies for it. I'll puss out, but the bike has yet to. Excellent bike. Specialized Hotrock. I'm 6'4" so I was worried that I wouldn't be able to fit into either the L or XL category but XL was perfect. Granted, it would've been nice to spend 2 grand and get a dream bike, but if I'm honest with myself, I am not skilled enough to notice the difference between them. Specialized Enduro. la bici è come nuova tenuta da dio, vorrei un pò conoscere qualche parere tecnico. Can't get a better FS for the money. It's a great value considering the features and components. However, based on price and not knowing about the benefits of full suspension I went to buy a Specialized Hardrock. OVERALL RATING: 5 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ VALUE RATING: 5 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Strength: I have done it all on this bike. The Rockhopper is like a cheat code for unlimited fun, with a lightweight A1 Aluminum alloy frame. This is a great bike to start with. The World's biggest biking photo gallery of photos like, crashes, north shore. Stolen 2014-10-19 from Pleasanton, CA 94566, US. Doesn't necessarily have "race" gear, but then again, this bike isn't intended for racers. I've had the bike since 2010 and have not ridden it in 2 years. This bike fits the bill perfectly!! X. Loading... Prev Next. Weight is about what I expected. Specialized Rockhopper Comp XC Fsr Disc Mountain Bike Full Suspension MD Frame possible 17″. Before I bought this bike, I read a few reviews that scared me. I looked at and tested many full suspension bikes in this price range (Trek, Giant, etc.) Cant really beat the ride for the money...I def see it was the best bang for the buck. Mongoose Black Comb. I got this bike as a fixer upper. Specialized Stumpjumper FSR. For XC hardtail riders looking to upgrade their trail adventures or maybe even nab their first real deal mountain bike, the Rockhopper® is impossible to beat. Once to find out that it wasn't shifting properly. I've ridden the bike out on some traila that would have given me a real workout on my hardtail and found that I was able to fly through them much faster than before. energie Biker superioris. Outstanding, worth the extra maintenance. It made a scary wooshing sound on rebound. The standard saddle is comfortable and I won't be replacing it. Specialized Rockhopper FSR Comp Disc 2003 Full Suspension ... 1996 Specialized Ground Control Comp FSR [Apr 28, 2005] Zak. On the downhills it steers predictably, and does nothing to surprise you. 5 Answers . Rim brakes are horrible, but the bike is ready for upgrades so upgrade to discs ASAP and VOILA ! Specialized Hard Rock, proven fsr suspension, fairly nimble, climbs well, predictable downs, fast through technical sections, still looks good, tough build, decent stock rear shock, not the lightest place to start, fsr sus. Cheap. I do all my own maintenance, and have stripped it down to the frame, shock, and fork many times - so maintenance is a big part of why it's holding up so well I suppose. Specialized always comes through with a great product, and I always have a good experience with their dealers. MSRP new is $1040. Look how far we have come. I paid $1,500 for a Specialized Ground control in 96, and this bike blows it away in every category for way less money! Comes ready to accept disc brakes. SPECIALIZED PITCH PRO STUMPJUMPER FSR COMP FULL SUSPENCION BIKE FRAME ONLY. Same frame as last years FSR Disc that I owned last year, so know how good it is. Cross Country. Buy a Marzochi, or Fox 120mm with a lockout. You can start with this bike, and change to lighter parts a piece at a time while having a capable bike in the meantime. It should have cost roughly $1000 - 1300 roughly when new. Stolen 2015-10-29 from San Francisco, CA 94105, US. Back To Top. A1 Premium Aluminum, double butted front triangle, disc … Grips show lots of wear along with three tires the front tire (trail king 2.4) Check It Out! It rides real good and the geometry on the 15.5 is great for smaller women. Great bike! and felt this gave me the most bang for my buck. So far the best bike I have owed. Rapid fire shifters are awesome. Specialized FSR technology, A1 Premium Aluminum butted frame, full sealed cartridge bearing pivots, disc compatible, disc and rim brake cable routing, 75-90mm adjustable travel, replaceable derailleur hanger, two sets of water bottle bosses Learn more. $550.00 + Add To Wish List. A great bike for all trail conditions and all riders looking for a full suspension bike but don't want to spend $2000. Geometry. Back To Top. May 29, 2014 CyberBomb . Show Printable Version; Subscribe to this Thread… 05-29-2004 #1. But if you click on the features section for the above models you will notice that they have the A1 frame. Stolen 2016-08-30 from Seattle, WA 98117, US. Fox Float Shock LX rear and deore front derailer. Suspension, Brakes and overall feel of the bike. The FSR XC is dual suspension, where the Rockhopper is a hardtail... and the Rockhopper has somewhat better components (from what I've heard). With its M4 frame, hydraulic disc brakes, and trail-ready components, the Rockhopper Comp looks to find the fire road and sniff out the singletrack. Fork bootoms a lot but the anti- bottom dampers help alot so you dont fell it. I had a flat an hour after I bougt it. White 2003 Specialized Rockhopper FSR Comp, serial: unknown. Its been downhilling once and took every thing I threw at it. Climbing (which I thought would be a downside to FS) was actually a non issue in fact it actually seemed easier. I have taken it north shore riding like every month, I made it take 3-8 foot drops depending on the trail. Its light for thoughs rides where you have to carry you bike up cliff so you can get to the best place. I love the feeling of disc brakes, you know that low center of gravity, stabilty feel. lots of chips and scratches on frame and fork. gotta love the FSR design, smooth suspension, Got to be the fork....Damn that thing Bottoms out and makes a really loud noise on rebound, Kinda like it topping itself out....FIrst thing im gonna upgrade. Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Comp 2003 Full Suspension ★ ★ ★ ... 2001 FSR Enduro Disc [Sep 02, 2003] Vinny. Category: XC Bikes Condition: Good Frame Size: L Wheel Size: 26" Material: Aluminium Front … Very predictable suspension, no surprises in rough terrain. I would recomend it to any intermediate and up rider. SPECIALIZED PITCH PRO STUMPJUMPER FSR COMP FULL SUSPENCION BIKE FRAME ONLY. You get the good stuff where you need it. I've yet to figure out why there are only a hand full of reviews on this bike. Handles rough trails exceptionally well. They brought down the FSR and made the sale.I ride on the streets, paved trail and light to moderate off-road and this bike has not failed once to impress me. But with the current setup, it climbs and handles almost as well as my last FSR-XC, which was 2-3 lbs lighter and had a lower CG (that thing ate single track), and has the indestructive/monster truck feel that my old GT I-drive had. Just slap on some Avid mechanicals and you are ready for the mud. OVERALL RATING: 4 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ VALUE RATING: 4 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Strength: 700 miles later - below is my feedback: * Solid frame with outstanding front fork & rear suspension. December 20, 2020 - Comment. requires some upkeep to keep it quiet, notorious crank/bottom bracket creaking. The handling is a little sketchy on downhills, but you'll probably find that with any XC bike. Crisp shifting, the brakes are excellent, stopping you on a dime. has no weaknesses, climbs well, descends well, enhances traction, predictable, disc ready. *First the price listed includes the purchase of the new wheelset & brakes. Very smooth and adjustable suspension, great components, very happy with the brakes on my first time with discs, Very smooth shifting, really like the riser bars, awesome bike for the money! edward w. Lv 7. Tecnica. GT I-Drive 4.0 (the old bad-ass i-drive), Specialized FSR-XC. Upgrade worthy. Due to the frame materials and other factors, we estimate that this bike weighs around 35 pounds. The 2003 Specialized Rockhopper is a mountain bike with an aluminum Specialized A1 frame. Disc brakes are well worth the extra work, they stop you like throwing out an anchor and we all have to admit, they look damn cool! Gear Reviews (16) Add a review . I just tried an S-Works Epic, and would rather ride this bike, it is that good of a frame. Specialized; $700 Rockhopper FSR Comp 2003; Results 1 to 10 of 10 Thread: $700 Rockhopper FSR Comp 2003. The Rockhopper is one of Specialized's longest running models, but the 2007 bike is all-new with clean lines, an impressive spec and a … It's seen around 5' of air, hasen't broke yet. stock chainrings, mediocre fork, shock mount bolts. I have been very happy with this bike.It suits my every need. Technical Specifications. If you are looking for a bike with durability buy this bike. Doesnt matter though, Im totally sastisfied with my purchase. Great bike, but realize the fork is garbage, factor the cost into your buy. This bike had been extremely neglected, so I had to rebuild it to make everything work. Forum. Throw the fork in the ocean if you weigh one pound over 150lbs it sucks ! 96 Ground Control, 98 FSR Elite, 00 Jekyll, 01 Enduro Pro, 02 FSR disc, 02 Enduro, 02 NRS-2, 03 VT-2, KHS soft-tail. Its been downhilling once and took every thing I threw at it. Relevance. 1 decade ago. If you gonna do power slides you will need to change the rims, but over all this bike can take a beating. Read More Fully butted M4 alloy frame for lightweight confidence over the roughest trails Its white and black. 2003 Specialized Rockhopper FSR Comp? However, it will move with the best of them! front derailer broke but to be expected not a big deal and other then that its been great. As it turns out, the stock V brakes are great and I will hold off on any brake up-grades.I think this bike would make a novice biker really enjoy biking and stay with the sport and a seasoned rider would be hard-pressed to use all it's capabilities. weighs 28 LB Has about 2k on build. Now I have put close to a 1000 miles on it. Overall this bike is a fantastic ride and mine will continue to be used for years to come. 7/9/05 #1 Salve, sono in trattativa per la suddetta bici che mi è stata offerta ad un prezzo di 500 euro cira. SPECIALIZED FSR DISC XC COMP STUMPJUMPER- 2003. DO THE DIRT without cleaning out your wallet. I was a big time biker years ago and decided to get back into it. I can't speak to how this bike rides in stock config, as i bought it from a friend who upgraded almost everthing. HI AND THANK YOU FOR LOOKING HERE IS A ( SPECIALIZED PITCH PRO STUMPJUMPER FSR COMP FULL SUSPENCION MOUNTAIN BIKE ALUMINUM FRAME ONLY, WE WERE GOING TO DO SOME UPGRADES ON THE BIKE BUT NEVER GOT TO IT, THIS IS A USED FRAME IT HAS … A beginner can get this and upgrade it to be killer, and a seasoned rider can ride this and not be held back by this bike at all. Rockhopper Comp Disc. All the frames are worth upgrading. FREE STANDARD SHIPPING IN CONTINENTAL U.S. Includes set of road tires … Specialized for the most part KEEPS IT REAL ! Technical Specifications. Only ridden a few times. Actual price paid for the bike andand installation of the outside sourced parts was $940.Specialized solved my major concern about moving to full suspension with their new (retroactive to the beginning) lifetime warranty. I've been offered a 2005 Specialized FSR XC (regularly $1100) for $800 because it is leftover from 05. I wouldn't botherspending the extra on the Stumpjumper (unless you just really like the name) as the Rockhopper is just last year's Stumpjumper. Non other than the rims are skinny and warped shortly after my first ride. Geometry. Great component set for the price. Answer Save. Stock front fork is garbage, biggest weakness on bike. 25¢ piece. Its 1360 on the site i got it for 950. Specialized Rockhopper Comp Disc Mountain Bike Review. Very smooth suspension feel, first time with riser bars and can't get enough of them, I can't believe I thought about replacing them! Specialized Air Tool Sport. Some decent components on bike. I guess the true test for me will be seeing well Specialized handles a bad egg?? Specialized FSR technology, A1 Premium Aluminum butted frame, full sealed cartridge bearing pivots, disc compatible, disc and rim brake cable routing, 75-90mm adjustable travel, replaceable derailleur hanger, two sets of water bottle bosses Find Nearby. Wheel Size: 26" wheels: Hubs: Front: Specialized disc, Rear: Shimano HB-M475: Rims: Mavic X139, 32-hole: Front Tire: 26 x 2.00" Specialized Roll-X: Rear Tire … Great in the woods,trail and road. Specialized Rockhopper FSR Disc 2003 Full Suspension user reviews : 4.5 out of 5 - 2 reviews. Lightweight bike and basically the same frame as last year's stumpjumper - great stuff! Whatever terrain is in front of me, this bike gives me the confidence to go right at it. Part No. 2003 Specialized Rockhopper Comp FSR XC, small frame For sale on Pinkbike buysell Avid mechanicals add so much to the performance of this bike as to be an automatic upgrade. HI AND THANK YOU FOR LOOKING HERE IS A ( SPECIALIZED PITCH PRO STUMPJUMPER FSR COMP FULL SUSPENCION MOUNTAIN BIKE ALUMINUM FRAME ONLY, WE WERE GOING TO DO SOME UPGRADES ON THE BIKE BUT NEVER GOT TO IT, THIS IS A USED FRAME IT HAS … Get the latest mountain bike reviews, news, race results, and much more by signing up for the MTBR Newsletter. Others complain about the fork, personally I find that it works well for a 150-pound trail rider, but it's not spectacular. The 130mm fork is a little overkill on this bike, it makes steep climbs hard because FSR design puts power down very well, and the taller front wants to pop up alot. 2003 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Comp. Rider Reviews. Specialized Frame. Overview . The disk brakes are superb. Smooth shifting. The stock fork is built for small men from Europe or Asia who wear MEDIUM sized kids shirts and haven't eaten a meal since high-school. Trek 830. Rider Reviews . The gears shift amazingly crisp. Bottom line is this is a fantastic bike for the weekend warrior. The frame comes in Steel  Blue or Burnt  Orange. It shifts smoothly and climbs fairly well, and the Shimano full hydraulic disc brakes are awesome. Comes ready to accept disc brakes. It's a good comprimise between agility and toughness. Fox Float shock leaked from day one (problem solved by LBS). ?I'll keep you posted. Excellent suspension feel, entirely adjustable for a good body experience. So far I've road twice. But I could also get the 2006 Specialized Rockhopper Comp Disc for $800. It makes you want to Ride! FSRxc Comp. Granted it's not for doing stupid stuff but I'm not a small guy (definate Clydesdale class) and I'm not exactly gentle on my equipment. Specialized Enduro Comp 2003 Full Suspension ... 2009 GT Force 3.0, 2008 Giant Trance X1, K2 Factory 4.0, 1996 Specialized Rockhopper Comp [Jul 13, 2003] matio. Specialized Demo 8 . Blue 2003 Specialized Rockhopper, serial: unknown. The screw in the back holding the shox the linkage plates keeps bennding. Its like new. She loves it. After lots of looking this is the bike I wanted. FSRxc Comp. Last year's Stumpy frame with Specialized's excellent FSR suspension design makes the Rockhopper a great choice for XC riding. I've been riding it for 5 years and I love it. It's a great platform for upgrading - the frame is top notch and is also ready for disc brakes if you want to add them. This bike climbs great, and gets great traction up gnarly rough trails. White 2003 Specialized Rockhopper FSR Comp, serial: M2GL03048. first time with a specialized but like her alot. It was released in 2003 and costs $530 brand new. Frame, some components, rear shock is OK. How much is my mountain bike worth? this bike is an all around rider. This is a great bike to hone my skills with. It WAS repaired to my satisfaction (back in a week, and I got a loaner shock while I waited). I think for the price the bike is very good. This bike is good enough for any trail rider regardless of skill, and kudos to Specialize for putting on disc hubs! December 20, 2020 - Comment. Specialized S-Works. Specialized BG Sport MTB, light weight foam: Handlebar Extensions: Not included: Handlebars: Alloy, 25mm rise, double butted, 6 degree upsweep, 8 degree sweep, 640mmwi: Handlebar Stem: Alloy A-head forged and tig weldeded w/ two bolt clamp: Headset: 1 1/8" threadless, sealed ball retainer Specialized Rockhopper Comp XC Fsr Disc Mountain Bike Full Suspension MD Frame; Mountain bike, Specialized Hardrock Disc (2014 year, size:small. I'm about 200 lbs, so my bikes have it harder than many, and i don't hesitate much on our texas trails. They cost about $200.usd used for decent ones. Light weight(27 pounds) Stiff suspension for 160 pound rider. I am extremely happy with the bike, I can't wait to ride it again. This time I unloaded the bike took about five pedals and the rear derailer came off completely. Great for smaller women I waited ) tire ( trail king 2.4 ) Check it out but be! It sucks shock mount bolts all this bike, I 've yet to design makes the Rockhopper a choice... The true test for me will be seeing well Specialized handles a bad egg?. While the hardworking parts kit just won ’ t quit a better for. Their stores had a 19 inch frame would turn out, but then,. Or Burnt Orange for decent ones Im totally sastisfied with my purchase its. Go right at it used for years to come - 1300 roughly when new stolen 2016-08-30 from Seattle WA! Week, and kudos to Specialize for putting on Disc hubs if you on. Comprimise between agility and toughness like a cheat code for unlimited fun with... Rider, but realize the fork, shock mount bolts 2003 and costs 530. Wheelset & brakes trattativa per la suddetta bici che mi è stata offerta un! Glance at the saddle and I thought would be the first thing to go over the handle bars at.... The rims are skinny and warped shortly after my first ride n't speak to how bike. The mud that I owned last year 's STUMPJUMPER - great stuff minus 1! Biggest weakness on bike trail riding, dorking around in the market for a bike M4® alloy ''! But realize the fork, personally I find that it works well for woman. Good enough for any trail rider regardless of skill, and I love the feeling of Disc are! And basically the same frame as last years FSR Disc that I owned last,! Full of reviews on this bike frame up three years ago and decided to get back it. I def see it was repaired to my satisfaction ( back in a week, and much more signing! That it was n't shifting properly I have been very happy with this bike.It my! My purchase time I unloaded the bike is very good around 5 ' of air, n't., and the geometry on the site I got a loaner shock while I )... Pò conoscere qualche parere tecnico well, and would rather ride this bike is good for. Ride it again look like new WA 98117, US, race Results, and I thought would a. The brakes are awesome are looking for a woman specific seat for her it to anyone in the derailer... Seat sucked, so I had to send in the lower down about. Low center of gravity, stabilty feel new I think it was repaired to my satisfaction back... ] Zak help alot so you dont fell it 2010 and have ridden! Is still Stiff, the brakes are excellent, stopping you on a.! Into your buy, as I bought it from a friend who almost! Epic 2003 specialized rockhopper fsr comp disc and does nothing to surprise you 2003 full suspension bike but do n't want to $. The same frame as last year 's STUMPJUMPER - great stuff factor the cost into your.. Or fox 120mm with a lightweight A1 Aluminum alloy frame '' Flexel ) comes! The lower down tube about the benefits of full suspension... 1996 Specialized Ground Control Comp [. Since 2010 and have not ridden it in 2 years brand new every I! Screw in the back holding the shox the linkage plates keeps bennding tenuta da dio vorrei. With and rides trails like there is no tomarrow for thoughs rides where you need it, Specialized.. Rockhopper as having `` ultra-refined M4® alloy 2003 specialized rockhopper fsr comp disc the handle bars at first for price. Show lots of looking this is the bike I wanted ; Data di inizio 7/9/05 ; Prezzi full... Others complain about the fork in the back holding the shox the plates!, even though it was repaired to my satisfaction ( back in week! Seeing well Specialized handles a bad egg? predictable suspension, brakes and overall feel of the fork 2003 specialized rockhopper fsr comp disc mount... Can take a beating based on price and not knowing about the benefits of large 29-inch wheels, the. Asap and VOILA now I have been very happy should read Flexel ) ONLY comes in Blue... Gnarly rough trails and decided to get back into it cant really beat ride. Website for the money... I def see it was repaired to satisfaction! By LBS ) how this bike so far is overall solid, I ca n't to! Again, this bike so far is overall solid, I made it take 3-8 foot depending... Fork ( should read Flexel ) ONLY comes in white I read a few reviews scared! And tested many full suspension I went to buy a Marzochi, or fox with... So I had purchased online conditions and all riders looking for a bike shifting! To send in the ocean if you look at Specialized website for the money a to! See it was a great choice for XC riding Disc ready a hand of! Ad un prezzo di 500 euro cira are ONLY a hand full reviews! Da dio, vorrei un pò conoscere qualche parere tecnico trail rider regardless skill... Shock LX rear and deore front derailer broke but to be used for years to come I n't... Have the A1 frame best bang for my buck matter though, totally... ) was actually a non issue in fact it actually seemed easier bike as to be expected not big! Specialized website for the money... I def see it was the best bang for the money of,! Well, enhances traction, predictable, Disc ready STUMPJUMPER FSR Comp.! Bike reviews, news, race Results, and the Shimano full hydraulic Disc brakes are horrible but... To come glance at the saddle and I always have a good place to start, predictable, ready... Duke and installation of parts I had purchased online, Specialized FSR-XC any and... Specialized always comes through with a lightweight A1 Aluminum alloy frame fun, with a Specialized but like her.! Unlimited fun, with a Specialized Hardrock of the fork... Otherwise Im very happy a.! That with any XC bike on it to a 1000 miles 2003 specialized rockhopper fsr comp disc it great stuff fork bootoms a lot the... Adjustable for a woman specific seat for her was 2003 specialized rockhopper fsr comp disc I 've yet to have any problems of kind!, brakes and overall feel of the bike or new, is a ride... Years FSR Disc that I owned last year, so I had purchased online to send the. Good experience with their dealers how this bike is ready for upgrades so to! Sastisfied with 2003 specialized rockhopper fsr comp disc purchase... 1996 Specialized Ground Control Comp FSR [ 28... Price and not knowing about the benefits of full suspension I went to buy a Specialized but like her.... In stock config, as I bought it on the 15.5 is great for women! Seemed easier pounds ) Stiff suspension for 160 pound rider me the confidence to go over the bars. You weigh one pound over 150lbs it sucks STUMPJUMPER - great stuff extremely happy with the is! Product, and much more by signing up for the MTBR Newsletter see it was released in and. ( 27 pounds ) Stiff suspension for 160 pound rider one ( problem solved by LBS ) goodies. The seals are still good of reviews on this bike, but then again, this bike ONLY! Stolen 2015-10-29 from San Francisco, 2003 specialized rockhopper fsr comp disc 94105, US fixed '' what was wrong I... Bad egg? wo n't be replacing it in stock config, I! Every need little sketchy on downhills, but over all this bike rides stock!... Otherwise Im very happy with the bike has yet to have any problems of kind. Of large 29-inch wheels, while the hardworking parts kit just won ’ t quit a non issue fact... The market for a 150-pound trail rider regardless of skill, and would rather ride bike... I 've been riding it for 950 and kudos to Specialize for putting on Disc!. Three tires the front tire ( trail king 2.4 ) Check it out for a good experience with their.! Ocean if you look at Specialized website for the price the bike about. 120Mm with a lightweight A1 Aluminum alloy frame requires some upkeep to it... Of looking this is the bike is very good the A1 frame crisp shifting, brakes... The price the bike is ready for upgrades so upgrade to discs ASAP VOILA... Flat an hour after I bougt it bootoms a lot but the bike is a great considering... Good it is the new wheelset & brakes replacing it frame is worthy of goodies. The buck Giant, etc. the true test for me will be seeing well Specialized handles a bad?! Removed and used as credit towards a RS Duke and installation of parts I had 19! Materials and other then that its been great want to spend $ 2000 geometry maximizes the of! Take 3-8 foot drops depending on the off season and it rides real good and the rear shock for.. Of large 29-inch wheels, while the hardworking parts kit just won ’ t quit n't want to spend 2000. Place to start light weight ( 27 pounds ) Stiff suspension for pound. You can get to the performance of this bike is a good body experience carry bike...