Both have tubeless ready wheels. In essence that means it will be more stable then the Bizango and better able to take you through steeper / rockier trails. Specialized Rockhopper Elite 27.5 inch 2021 Hardtail MTB - Cast Black. A heart of gold, presented in our lightweight yet durable Premium A1 Aluminum, the Rockhopper features butted aluminum tubes in order to keep weight low and strength high, all while providing increased standover clearance, slick internal cable routing and dropper-post compatibility. If the stoic is in stock then it would be a good plan to buy that and add a brand x ascend dropper post. You can get the same range with either. Please include a covering letter describing the fault and if you would like the item replacing or refunding. Specialized Rockhopper Elite 27.5. Discerning when it comes to your drivetrain? in Customer Rewards when you buy this item today, We estimate this will be ready for dispatch to you or collection via Click & Collect on the, Yep, we just re-read the spec sheet and still can't believe it either. How do you measure reach? When returning the item please use Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded* so that you have a tracking reference just in case! Halfords annoyingly don’t quite reach, but the specialised looks particularly short reach vs seat tube length. 2021 Specialized Rockhopper. Air-sprung fork? Have ruled out specilialized as would be too small in the one they have in store. SPECIALIZED 2021 ROCKHOPPER ELITE 29 BIKE Yep, we just re-read the spec sheet and still can't believe it either. Forum Rules The Specialized Rockhopper Elite 27.5 Hardtail Mountain bike is one helluva lot of bike, it features butted aluminum tubes in order to keep weight low and strength high. Air-sprung RockShox forks, tubeless-ready rims and tires, and 1x drivetrains on the Expert and Elite will certainly turn heads, while powerful disc brakes and a whole host of dependable Shimano bits across the entire line will always be in fashion. A bit silly as both my bikes have them! It is your responsibility to ensure that the item is returned to us in a safe and secure manner, and in the event of a refund or exchange, in saleable condition (in original packaging and including all warranty, cards, manuals and accessories). Canyon has the proper tubeless off road mountain bike tyres. However, you may find that your height is on the borderline of the range we suggest for a particular frame. Discerning when it comes to your drivetrain? Credit is provided by V12 Retail Finance Ltd, a trading name of Secure Trust Bank Plc. You should always keep proof of postage and we advise you to use a ‘signed for service’ when returning goods. Secure Trust Bank Plc is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority with registration number 204550. Discerning when it comes to your drivetrain? Air-sprung fork? Centurion Way The Specialized also looks like it has a low stack so might be quite ‘nose down’ which will make steeper stuff feel scarier. Elite 27.5 $1400. What about forks and wheels, I’d go for the one that has the better fork and / or tubeless wheels and tyres as opposed to picking based on number of gears. Main complaint on the Bizango is that the powerspline BB is made of cheese and the maximum rear tyre you can fit in is 2.25. We didn't, in order to allow you the pleasure of stopping yourself with Shimano's eager-to-please and oh-so-capable MT200 hydraulic disc brakes. Show Saving for Cycle to work. Does that make much difference? Air-sprung fork? Due to the high incidence of fraud we regret that we are unable to offer any refund without a valid receipt/delivery note. Enquire. The 2021 Rockhopper lineup consists of six different models, ranging from just $500 up to $1,125 USD, with size-specific suspension and wheel sizing, in enough colour options to make you dizzy. *In the event that you return a faulty/incorrect item we will refund your postage charge as long as it is 1st Class Recorded or a lesser value service. Yep, we just re-read the spec sheet and still can’t believe it either. I’d certainly keep it like that for a good while and as things wear out it might be a nice upgrade later but won’t be something to worry about. Make sure legs are together and your shoulders are back. If you have received items that are faulty please send them back to us using the steps above. It’s relevant for your position when standing on the pedals pretty much. So the Stoic would go tubeless cheaper / easier. Credit and debit card refunds must be made to the card used for the original transaction, cheque payments will be refunded in cash but due to banking restrictions can only be refunded at least 14 days after the original purchase date. Let me introduce you to your new friend, Judy. Centurion Way, Reach is a personal thing but in a hardtail at 6 feet I’d have thought this would be in the ballpark. Will check out the Stoic and Sentier. Once the item arrives back at our Mail Order Centre you will receive an email notifying you about the progress. I’m 5’9 with quite short arms / long legs for my height and I’ve just built a hardtail with a 445mm reach. For reference, I am 193cm and like a reach measurement of between 500 and 520ish, at your height I would want something bigger than the 445mm on the Large rockhopper – but it is a very personal thing! If the result is negative (your arm span is less than your height you need the smaller size. Bizango 29er gets rave reviews but have always ridden specialized bikes. Bizango maybe has a slight advantage if you’re hitting more road sections / fireroads etc as it’s got a lighter weight fork (probably). Specialized Rockhopper Elite 27.5 2021 Hardtail Mountain Bike Black. Offering potentially the best value in the lineup, the Elite packs a punch for its low price-tag. For the riding yourey wanting todo either the canyon or voodo look good and I’m sure you’ll enjoy whichever you choose. You'll find no fault—and no grade too steep—with a wide-range Shimano Deore 1x10 drivetrain. The Stoic has a longer travel fork again, slacker head angle, longer reach. which is registered in England and Wales: 541132. Newsletter Settings, Viewing 40 posts - 1 through 40 (of 41 total), Voodoo Bizango or Specialized Rockhopper Elite 2021, Premier Partners for Singletrack issues & exclusive subscriber perks, Metcheck MTB Weather Forecasts At A Glance, Singletrack Cycle Of Good Inner Tube Belt, Singletrack Lockdown 2020 426ml Coffee Mug, https://www.canyon.com/en-gb/mountain-bikes/trail-bikes/stoic/stoic-2/2659.html?dwvar_2659_pv_rahmenfarbe=WH%2FMC&dwvar_2659_pv_rahmengroesse=L, https://rideonmagazine.com.au/how-to-measure-stack-and-reach/, https://singletrackworld.com/2020/12/canyon-stoic-4-140mm-of-hardtail-fun-reviewed/. Why stop there? I would suggest the voodoo looks better value, buy it, ride it, change stuff as it wears out or if you notice a problem. For most people to get the right frame size, measuring your height will suffice. Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to make returns as easy & stress-free as possible for you. Wondering if it’s worth the 250 quid jump in price. Leisure Lakes Bikes, £5,500.00 . The 2021 Rockhopper Elite may just be the obvious choice in the Specialized Rockhopper lineup. Send it back to us or return in any of our stores and we will give you a full refund or exchange! https://rideonmagazine.com.au/how-to-measure-stack-and-reach/ How much does it cost to change out to an 11-46? Discerning when it comes to your drivetrain? If the products you ordered are delivered to you in good condition but you wish to return them for any reason we will refund the full value of the goods excluding any carriage charge upon receipt of your returned goods. I like the lowest gear at 32/51 and at the other end usually 32/10 is plenty high enough. This is for estimation purposes only. Thanks Voodoo has suntour raiden fork and rockhopper Rockshox Judy solo air. Yep, we just re-read the spec sheet and still can't believe it either. The Bizango is as good as it gets at that price for a 29er I think. Just want a fun smooth ride over some xc paths and the odd trail. At £1100 ish (if it’s ever in stock) the Vitus Sentier 29er has a very good spec – better fork, better wheels, better tyres, better brakes, better geometry etc. The Rockhopper Elite is one helluva lot of bike. What kind of riding were you doing / are you thinking of doing? with 29er forks having 30mm stanchions and quick release is going to be mega noodly. I’d say the Suntour fork is better – whilst they’re both airsprung the stanchions are weedy on the Judy and I think they’re steel / only have turnkey damping. I haven’t compared weights but I’d assume the xcr 34 weighs more than the Raidon. I bet if you took a random middle of the road (bridleway) bike and gave it to a group of Halfords customers and a group of PedalsBikeShaopInEdinburgh customers you’d get far more glowing reviews from the Halfords lot, just because their baseline is lower. Don’t hang around though if you want one, Halfords site saying the Bizango is low on stock. With the goal of making sure that the Rockhopper offers both the best fit and best performance for every person, no matter their measure, we’ve paired each Rockhopper frame size with the optimal wheel size. Generally the only way you are going to get that is putting a bigger chainring on most mountain bikes if getting a 1x drivetrain (more expensive cassettes have 10t highest gears, but that’s outside of your budget as far as I’m aware). Shop The 2021 Specialized Rockhopper ... Air-sprung RockShox forks, tubeless-ready rims and tires, and 1x drivetrains on the Expert and Elite will certainly turn heads, while powerful disc brakes and a whole host of dependable Shimano bits across the entire line will always be in fashion. Stand up straight with your back against a wall. On the flip side it won’t have quite such snappy steering through corners and will probably feel less lively. It all comes down to personal preference and how the bike feels to you. Any item (excluding food and underwear) can be returned to any Leisure Lakes Bikes store not just the one you made your purchase at, including those made online. Either way it’s useful to add a dropper post to either. The 2 has the exact same frame and I think wheels/tyres as this one… Ideal UK hardtail I would say. Send your package using a recorded delivery method (always keep a copy of your receipt!) The reviews tend to be on Bikeradar and the mtb websites. Rockhopper Elite 29er 2021 - Price: 942,38€ - salecyclist.com - The Best Bike Discounts Online. Like the look of the Stoic 2 though but not really reviewed too much. Unit 9 Centurion Industrial Estate Drawing on the Epic & Chisel, the new 2021 Specialized Rockhopper is an entry-level hardtail that aims to deliver confidence and control for riders who are new to mountain biking. Former has 1 x 11 drivetrain and latter 1 x 10. Honestly I don’t think you will notice the difference in spec for either, I would focus on getting something in stock that fits correctly – that will make a much bigger difference! The Rockhopper gets a new frame for 2019 with A1 aluminium alloy tube shapes that have been optimized to save weight and improve the ride feel. Both have an 11-42 cassette which isn’t a huge range tbh – I’d change out either for 11-46 probably – and swap to a 30t chainring on the front on the Bizango. This Canyon looks cool. Specialized Rockhopper Elite 29 - 2021 $999.99. I was riding a road so that would explain it- intend to be doing XC and the odd trail really- nothing too wild for now. SPECIALIZED 2021 ROCKHOPPER ELITE 2021 ... the Rockhopper features butted aluminum tubes in order to keep weight low and strength high, all while providing increased standover clearance, slick internal cable routing and dropper-post compatibility. Place a pencil on top of your head and mark the wall (the best and easiest way to do this properly is with a friend to help you). Your Pre-Order is prioritised (at no additional charge); meaning that as soon as the product arrives with us, we can wrap it straight back up; ready for collection via Click & Collect or dispatch to you — it often never even hits the stock room shelves! Sizes: 54cm, 58cm, 61cm. Estimated Delivery & Collection Dates are given on Pre-Order and Pre-Launch products. Specialized also has a great range of full suspension mountain bikes to choose from, specialized electric bikes and much more. Consumer credit services are only available to over 18s and subject to status. Yes a bigger range/lower gearing is nice if its super steep but for a lot of places it’s not needed especially if you are just getting into it! Specialized Tarmac SL7 Expert Di2 2021 Road Bike. For the money you can’t go wrong with the voodoo. You should always keep proof of postage and we advise you to use a ‘signed for service’ when returning goods. Featuring many of the same components as the Expert, the Elite is the cheapest 1x model in the lineup and carries all the hallmarks of a performance MTB. The Rockhopper Elite is one helluva lot of bike. A Sunrace 11-46 cassette is £45 quid ish. ... the Rockhopper features butted aluminum tubes in order to keep weight low and strength high, all while providing increased standover clearance, slick internal cable routing and dropper-post compatibility. With Pre-Order, you can purchase the latest items added to our store in advance of them arriving with us. It’s usually in the geometry charts, there are more variables to consider for sure, but I find if the reach is about right most other things fit on a well designed bike. If you are intending to use finance as your payment option, please note we will only ship your order to your billing address, and not to an alternative delivery address. 1) Log in and go to ‘my account’ 2) Select ‘orders’ from the menu and select the order you wish to return 3) Fill in the required fields 4) Print off your returns lable, stick it visibly on your package and send using a recorded delivery method. So are we thinking Canyon Stoic 2 better than Bizango if money not an obstacle? £850, size large, in stock, add a dropper post for about £130 and you would have an amazing bike for the money (the reach on this in L is 480mm to give you an idea of ‘modern’). The range is five models deep, starting with the Rockhopper, available in 27.5 only at £379.99, rising all the way up to the Rockhopper Elite at £899.99 in both 27.5 and 29″ wheels. Yeah you don’t often hear bad things about the Bizango. Remember, the sizes given in our guides are suggestions and should be used for general advice only. If you can stretch to the Stoic 2 I would go for that. I’d definitely take the Stoic if in stock. If you have not received your order please call us on 01772 644340 and a member of staff can confirm the shipping date. £849.00. gets such cracking reviews. This will give you your arm span. Worried a large in the specialized may not be big enough too. Specialized’s entry level mountain bike, the Rockhopper, has had a full redesign for 2021, taking a cross-country inspired alloy chassis and giving it a few tweaks to make it real-world ready. For 2021 the Rockhopper gets a new frame, multiple wheelsize options, pricing that kicks off from just $750. Most proper off road wouldn’t see you spinning out a 32/11 combination – particularly on a 29er. Frame looks nicer then the Bizango – and it’s got proper geometry – the reach is very modern / a touch on the hardcore hardtail side of things. So, instead, you can submit your email address against the item you are interested in and we will email you as soon as stock arrives on the system. Thanks this is really helpful. $999.99) UPC: Wheel Size: ... the Rockhopper's lightweight yet durable Premium A1 Aluminum frame features butted aluminum tubes in order to keep weight low and strength high, all while providing increased standover clearance, slick internal cable routing, and dropper-post compatibility. I’ve seen a fair few and they look bang on for what your paying for them, certainly nicer spec wise (mostly geometry and suspension – was pleasantly surprised by the suntour fork) than the specialized, With regards to gears I have 11-42 at the moment and its fine for me range wise. Enquire. Let me introduce you to your new friend, Judy. Discerning when it comes to your drivetrain? Generally longer reach makes a bike more stable – the Specialized is really short in my opinion. Wanted more resistance. The tyres that come with the standard Bizango are Ardents only in tread pattern really, they’re not tubeless ready and have the cheapest casing. Comp 27.5 $1050. Life your arms out horizontally either side of you. Looks good to me if you can get one. What is a modern reach? You can’t measure it on yourself if that’s what you mean. I have to say I wouldn’t worry about replacing the cassette or chainring straight away. Was good but found the higher gears did not go high enough. 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Don’t let the age get in the way! To improve your shopping experience today and in the future, this site uses cookies. Also, the angle/reach comment- what should I want? If you used the pay by Amazon option when checking out then please send your package using a recorded delivery method (always keep a copy of your receipt!) b) If we have delivered the bicycle you ordered, but upon inspection you decide it is not the bike for you, we will charge you £50.00 for the collection. Each is impressive in their own right, but the magic really lies in how they all come together into a Rockhopper that serves up singletrack with a nice big side of ' Whoah, so that's what a real bike feels like.'. In the unlikely event that you are dissatisfied with your purchase please feel free to return your goods within 60 days of the purchase date for a full exchange or refund. You'll find no fault—and no grade too steep—with a wide-range Shimano Deore 1x10 drivetrain. £850, size large, in stock, add a dropper post for about £130 and you would have an amazing bike for the money (the reach on this in L is 480mm to give you an idea of ‘modern’), This is where my money would be going Any other suggestions or ones to compare it to before making my decision? Refunds will be processed using the same method of payment used for the original purchase. Not sure whether I should wait and spend a bit more when there are more options out there. Any item (excluding food and underwear) can be returned to us for any reason provided it is returned in ‘showroom condition’, with its original packaging, tags and a valid receipt/delivery note. If you are looking to ride a fair amount and progress to more difficult stuff the stoic will have better progression for you. You might find changing the chainring to a 30t might make just as much difference to be fair – if you can get a compatible Superstar Components one it might be a similar cost to the cassette. Our handy size charts match your height to the appropriate frame size so you need to be sure you’ve measured your height accurately. I’d take the bizango personally. Christmas Countdown Day 21 – ERE Research Explorator Bar Tape, Christmas Countdown Day 20 – Park Tool AK-5 Advanced Mechanic Tool Kit, Fresh Goods Friday 529 – The Quiet Mad Friday In Edition, Christmas Countdown Day 19 – MilKit Tubeless Bundle, This topic has 40 replies, 10 voices, and was last updated. Not happy with your purchase? I’ve got a bokor, basically a Bizango with slightly better spec. Absolute bargain for ~£607 with British Cycling discount, would have considered one myself as a commuter if there had been stock in the summer, but there wasn’t so I ended up with a Marasa. Wish Canyon didn’t charge so much for boxing and delivery. Actual Finance Application is Completed During Checkout. Thanks for all your advice. It’s the distance between the vertical line through the bb and a vertical line through the centre of the top of the head tube. If you wish to return your bike to us please keep it in the box it arrived in and call us on 01772 644340 and we will arrange a collection. You should also consider your inside leg measurement when choosing your bike to ensure adequate stand over height. But that’s so rare / such short sections it isn’t a concern. Leyland, I previously rode a bike with 481mm reach (full suspension) and found that a touch too long for me. Unit 9 Centurion Industrial Estate, Can’t find the detail on the Stoic. Leyland, This will ensure you get a comfortable distance between the handlebars and your saddle. A heart of gold, the Rockhopper's lightweight yet durable Premium A1 Aluminum frame features butted aluminum tubes in order to keep weight low and strength high, all while providing increased standover clearance, slick internal cable routing, and dropper-post compatibility. If the item was in full working order at the time of delivery to you, we can not refund your return postage cost. Decked out in performance-focused components at every level, the new Rockhopper fits right in at any occasion. Privacy Some of the German / European brands still run 2x though. A heart of gold, presented in our lightweight yet durable Premium A1 Aluminum, the Rockhopper features butted aluminum tubes in order to keep weight low and strength high, all while providing increased standover clearance, slick internal cable routing and dropper-post compatibility. This will ensure comfort when you’re stopped and standing astride the bike. I am 39 in 3 weeks and I’m faster now than I have ever been! Contact Us The item must be returned in ‘showroom condition’, with its original packaging, tags and with a valid receipt/delivery note. Our bike sizing charts take stand over height into consideration but if you have a particularly long or short inside leg measurement in relation to your height you will need to bear this in mind when selecting your frame size. In which case the Bizango with a dropper post might be a better idea. Specialized Rockhopper Elite Hardtail Mountain Bike - 2021 - Black £849.00 0% Finance Available OE discount does not apply to this product. My full suss bike is 457mm. If returning items that are not suitable for either refund or exchange you are accountable for the delivery cost in returning it to us. Please be patient with us as we need to receive this confirmation from the suppliers before we can process your request for a replacement/refund. Voodoo Bizango or Specialized Rockhopper Elite 2021. nuck19. So we're extending our returns period up to 60 days on any orders placed after the 16th of March 2020. The Specialized Rockhopper has been around for over 30 years, but for 2020 this venerable entry-level classic has had a complete overhaul. Specialized has also extended the size range and introduced size-specific wheels to the Rockhopper platform to improve how the bike fits and handles. The Takeaway: The Specialized Rockhopper Expert, with its air spring fork, 1 x 12-speed drivetrain, and tubeless-ready wheels and tires is the new king of cheap mountain bikes. If this occurs you need to measure the range of your reach or “Ape Index”. The TurnKey damper deftly dishes out travel letting you focus on what’s ahead. For more information on ensuring the safety and wellbeing of yourselves and others, please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ - Our returns policy is otherwise exactly the same! The Specialized frame looks lovely in black or red, but on a spec / geometry basis the Bizango is a no brainer. Let me introduce you to your new friend, Judy. Also, really hard to find bikes at the moment but can get my hands on these two. It sounds like you’re still leaning towards the Specialized despite it having worse spec and probably worse geometry – just because the colour is nicer! Really grippy – the front is a little slow rolling but pretty awesome. A faithful steed within the brands line up for decades the Specialized Rockhopper Elite Mountain Bike has been revamped from the ground up. Pretty sure the Voodoo has a 44mm headtube so could run a tapered fork with external lower cup. It's not only the componentry that provides incredible bang for your buck with the Rockhopper Elite. We do not refund premium services. Specialized 2021 ROCKHOPPER ELITE 29. Registered Office: One Arleston Way, Solihull, B90 4LH. I am 39 and so won’t be going too hardcore. I’d imagine the Bizango couldn’t be shorter….. Gear wise there’s not much in it between 10 speed deore and 11 speed NX. It’s different from the saddle to headtube length (top tube length) due to the angle of the seat tube. Measure from the floor to the pencil mark you have just made with a tape measure. Thanks that’s really helpful. Comments in reviews suggest the Bizango is a decent length, but I can’t find a geometry table with reach in it bizarrely. Select a colour. Worth having a think about who is doing those reviews and what their baseline is. For more information please visit www.v12retailfinance.com. Work colleague recently got a Bizango, it’s been a top £500-1k bike for years, looks lovely in the flesh. If the result is positive (your arm span is greater than your height) you should go for the larger size of bike. For the best possible fit  we recommend popping in to your local Leisure Lakes Bikes store, or call 0800 083 0888 for expert advice tailored to you. 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