Instant Classic: Specialized 2019 Stumpjumper Launch Video

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In my mind, instant classics include Nacho Libre, Fletch, Elf and maybe, just maybe the launch video for the 2019 Specialized Stumpjumper. It’s that good. Well done, Big S for not taking yourselves too seriously while still dishing out the details on this all-new trail stomper.

The new 2019 Stumpjumper is offered in a plethora of flavors to suit your tastes:

  • Stumpjumper ST 27.5/29
  • Stumpjumper 27.5/29
  • Stumpjumper EVO 27.5/29 (details coming soon)

Specialized has a Stumpjumper for whatever purpose suits your type of riding. The ST (Short Travel) delivers 130/130mm suspension in 27.5 and 130/120mm in 29-inch flavors. Heading up to the Stumpjumper, you’ll get 150/150mm in 27.5 and 140/150mm in 29-inch models. The EVO models are still forthcoming, but should have even more travel for an enduro flare.

And, those on a budget will still appreciate the alloy version of the Stumpjumper.

Overall, the new Stumpjumper features a unique frame design called Sidearm, which is similar to the Orbea Rallon, actually. The extra frame section stiffens up the chassis — particularly around the shock mounts.

Other key features include:

  • Clearance for 3.0 tires in both 27.5 and 29-inch versions
  • Standard shock sizes for easy aftermarket or customizations
  • Flip Chip adjustable geometry
  • Rx Tune for both men and women
  • Optimized FSR with better kinematics
  • Rider First Engineered across all sizes
  • Threaded BB (woot!)

We’ll see it first-hand at the 2018 Sea Otter Classic, so stay tuned for more photos and details.

More Info: Visit Specialized.com

 

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A Seattle native, Jason developed a love for the outdoors and a thing for mountains. That infatuation continues as he founded this site in 1999 -- sharing his love of road biking, mountain biking, trail running and skiing. That passion is channeled into every article or gear review he writes. Utah's Wasatch Mountains are his playground.

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