2013 Dirt 100: Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert evo 29
Before you say it (probably on a forum or on the Dirt site’s comment box), yes we know that the UK distributor doesn’t bring this bike over from America.
SPECIALIZED STUMPJUMPER FSR EXPERT EVO 29
Before you say it (probably on a forum or on the Dirt site’s comment box), yes we know that the UK distributor doesn’t bring this bike over from America. However, it is such a good bike that we simply couldn’t leave it out of the list.
We’ve gone a bit 29er mad with this year’s selection of trail bikes but who could blame us when a bike like the Stumpjumper Evo 29 rides like it does? Contrary to popular belief (and some of us at Dirt have taken quite some persuading), big wheels can give a fun ride, and Specialized have done ‘fun’ better than anyone. Feeling more like a 4X bike when it’s under you, the Stumpjumper is nippy, nimble and throwable, yet it seems to handle technical and rough ground just as well as any six-inch travel 26" wheeled bike.
This 29er offers 140mm of travel, something that not many manufacturers have yet produced, yet it climbs as well as a 120mm cross country bike and has the stability of all but the most raked-out 160mm 26" wheeled bikes. We love the ride of the Stumpjumper and in its souped-up EVO form it is ready to take on anything you can throw at it, jumps and all.
Price: Complete $6,400.00