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Old 08-26-06, 09:50 PM   #1
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another vs question

Just want to know the difference between a Rockhopper and a StumpJumper. All aspects.
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Old 08-26-06, 09:55 PM   #2
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Stumpjumper is a lighter more "race ready" frame. It generally has better components and a better fork, and is more expensive.
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Just want to know the difference between a Rockhopper and a StumpJumper. All aspects.
The Stumpjumper has a higher end component mix and, more importantly, the frame is an aluminum boron composite. This makes the aluminum harder and stronger. You can make a lighter frame without loosing strength. The Rockhopper uses another kind of aluminum which is strong enough but it has to be thicker to reach the same strength so the frame is heavier. Both are good bikes but the Stumpy is just a little (or a lot, depends on how you look at it ) better. Plus it's legendary.
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isnt the rockhopper a hrdtail and stump jumper full suspension
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There are hardtails and there is the fsr line
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There are hardtails and there is the fsr line
And all Stumpjumpers are M4 frames.
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