Specialized Stumpjumper Hardtails Many Years Apart

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The Stumpjumper name has been in the Specialized range for over 20 years, 2017 waves goodbye to the Stumpjumper hardtail as it is renamed “Epic HT”, Epic, was infact a lugged carbon road bike many years ago but that’s a different story….

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We are lucky enough to have a pair of Stumpjumpers, both aluminium, both hardtails and both with the legendary SIDĀ forks from Rockshoxs.

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Wheels have gone a little bigger, carbon fibre with no braking surface also gone are inner tubes.

MOVING FROM FLAT PEDALS – 5 TOP TIPS.

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No need for riser bars with wheels this big, travel remains the same.

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Triple chainset, V brakes (although the fork is disc compatible), 26″ wheels, no carbon still looks great.

A GUIDE TO BIKE FRAME MATERIALS.

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Specialized’s S-Works range is always no expense spared, this Stumpjumper uses M4 Alumium.

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And a slightly more modern replacement.

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