New 2019 Specialized Stumpjumper morphs into two models in two wheelsizes

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Rachael Wight's picture

Editor here at off-road.cc, Rachael is happiest on two wheels. Partial to a race or two Rachael also likes getting out into the hills with a big bunch of mates. In the past Rachael has written for publications such as, Enduro Mountain Bike Magazine, Mountain Biking UK, Bike Radar, New Zealand Mountain Biker and was also the online editor for Spoke magazine in New Zealand too. For as long as she's been riding, she has been equally happy getting stuck into a kit review as she is creating stories or doing the site admin. When she's not busy with all the above she's roasting coffee or coaching mountain biking in the Forest of Dean. 

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andrew.swindells61's picture
3 years 4 weeks ago

Ah, hush my mouth! I've just looked at the US site. They do get an alloy version of the new bikes with the "sidearm" frame. Perhaps not the most PC moniker considering. So just us poor Euros who have to settle for an "old" bike if we can only afford an economy version.

Love the ad vid though must say. Nice to see some humour being used.

andrew.swindells61's picture
3 years 4 weeks ago

Looking at the Spesh (UK) site shows the 2 alloy comp models as 650b or 29/fattie6. So I guess the alloy versions of the new Stumpy are not yet available or Spesh are being a little naughty claiming the revised model is available carbon or alloy. 

I don't like picking holes but when the ad copy claims "we're eliminating the b#ll$hit" this sticks in the craw. If the Ally versions are to come, fine but don't lump the "old" model in with the new ones.