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Specialized Stumpjumper: Why A Trail Bike Is The Best MTB Choice

While we document #ZeroToHero: Journey from Roadies To Mountain Bikerswhere two amateur roadies venture into the mountain biking world, Specialized has chosen a trail bike, the Specialized Stumpjumper Comp Carbon 27.5, as our ride throughout this journey. 

 

“The terrain of trails in Singapore – roots, rock gardens, and flowy singletracks – implies that the mountain bike has to be versatile to carry through obstacles confidently.” -Benedict Chen, Specialized Regional marketing lead (Asia)

 

 

Our Bikes: Specialized Stumpjumper Comp Carbon 27.5

The Stumpjumper from Specialized is a great bike to have if you want to ride in a variety of trails in Singapore. Once you get to the trails in Chestnut and Bukit Timah, the appreciation of what this bike can do will become more pronounced. 

 

Specialized Stumpjumper Comp Carbon 27.5 (M). Weight: 14.21kg
Specialized Stumpjumper Comp Carbon 27.5 (S). Weight: 14.07kg

 

Stumpjumpers have been around since 1981, but for 2019, Specialized has created an all-new Stumpjumper frame: a FACT 11m, full carbon chassis and rear-end that comes in a 27.5 Trail Geometry.

It also comes with a threaded Bottom Bracket, fully enclosed internal cable routing, and 12x148mm dropouts. This frame is built to be able to fit a three inch rear tire.

 

780mm Specialized Trail handlebar
Fox Float Rhythm 34 Fork with 150mm of front travel. 
SWAT™ Door integration 

 

The SWAT box, which stands for Storage, Water, Air, and Tools, is located on the down tube. It’s definitely a smart and practical way for you to stash your tools, energy gels, or valuables.

 

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Shimano SLX hydraulic disc brakes, 180mm (front) and 200mm (rear)
Rear Shock: Fox Float DPS Performance, Rx Trail Tune, rebound and 3-position compression adjust, 210×52.5mm
27.5mm Roval Traverse wheels with Butcher (front) and Purgatory (rear) GRID 2Bliss Ready 2.6” tires
1 by drivetrain with Shimano SLX 11-speed, 11-46t cassette

 

Click here to find out more about the range of Trail Mountain Bikes that Specialized offers. 

 

You can find Specialized mountain bikes and equipment at the following store in Singapore:

Tiong Hin Co.

Shop Address: Block 28 Sin Ming Lane, #04-133, Midview City, Singapore (573972)

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday, 3.00 pm – 9.30 pm

Telephone: (+65) 6659 0903

 

 

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