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Specialized Rockhopper crankset replacement

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Asked by: Christopher Mcdaniel

How do you remove the crank from a Specialized Rockhopper?


Quote from video: So first thing to do is just drop the chain makes things a bit easier. That remove the little protection screw and that off. Take your tool insert.

What type of bike is Specialized Rockhopper?

mountain bikes

The unicorn of affordable mountain bikes, the Rockhopper Expert boasts three key components—tubeless-ready wheels and tires, a 1 x 12-speed drivetrain, and an air spring fork—so rare in this category that the presence of just one would be enough to set a rig apart from the $1,000 pack.

What size are specialized Rockhopper wheels?

The 2020 Specialized Rockhopper has 29″ wheels.

Is the Specialized Rockhopper elite tubeless Ready?

The tires come tubeless ready which is extremely nice, also the seat is droppers seat post compatible so all you need to do is get a kit and install it. The 1×10 allows for the bike to be lighter and easier to climb on. I ride this bike on hard core trails, and it does everything completely fine.

How do you get cranks off without a crank puller?

Quote from video: You can use a hacksaw. Go ahead and cut the spindle back behind the arm. Until. It's all the way off.

What crankset do I need?

The three most common crank lengths for bicycles are 170mm, 172.5mm and 175mm. What size your bike has will likely depend on what size the frame is. Small bikes tend to come with 170mm cranks, medium with 172.5mm and large with 175mm.

Is a Rockhopper worth upgrading?

Is it worth it? it is worth what you make it. really depends on what you want to do. If you decide now to go out and spend 200+ on a dropper and 300 on a fork, and do what you want with the wheels… you’re quickly at the cost of the bike.

Is Specialized Rockhopper good on road?

The best of all rides!



The Specialized Rockhopper Comp 1x is, in my noob rider but advanced midlife thrill-seeker’s opinion, one of the best all-round bikes for someone looking for an affordable bike for the road, trails, greenway, or office commute.

Did Specialized discontinue the Rockhopper?

Specialized has taken the Rockhopper and Pitch models and merged them for model year 2021, and in doing so has broadened the model with eight (!) sizes, 27.5in and 29in versions, a multitude of gearing options and a host of features designed to make the bike as versatile as possible.

Are all Rockhopper frames the same?

They all share the same frame in terms of material and geometry but each has differing levels of componentry, reflecting varying price points. The other thing they have in common is wheel size, all Rockhoppers share 29″ wheels.

Can you put a dropper post on a Rockhopper?

Updates to the frame include lighter weight, new geometry, internal cable routing, a threaded bottom bracket and dropper post compatibility. Recognising this bike may be used in the city as much as on the trails, Specialized have also added stealth rack and stand mounts too.

How much does a specialized Rockhopper cost?

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.

Are there different size crank pullers?

There is no road versus mountain distinction with crank pullers. One size of extractor thread has been used on the vast majority of cranks for a long time, M22x1. There are several older sizes on cranks made by T/A, Stronglight, and possibly some more obscure ones, all of which need their own extractors.

How do you use a crank extractor?

Quote from video: What's required is a crank remover the crank remover has a threaded coupler that goes into the threads of the arm. It's fully engaged.

How do you remove a pedal crank from a mountain bike?

Quote from video: Down to loosen. It. And now it's loose bit easier just to do it like this now if you're using a pedal spanner. You'll do this from the drive side or an android side of the bike.

How do you tighten a specialized crank?

Quote from video: So that's going to go right into the bottom bracket itself. And on your drive side you're going to go counter clockwise so counterclockwise is going to tighten.

How do you hook up a specialized power meter?

Quote from video: When you first get them you can download the specialized power app where you can set them up perform a zero offset calibration. And check the status of the batteries.

What cranksets fit BB30?

BB30 cranks are best suited to large diameter shells such as BB30, PF30, and T47. SRAM has hardware to suit BB30 and PF30, while other brands offer hardware to suit other shells, including BSA.

How do I know if my crankset is compatible with bottom bracket?

Quote from video: You can use threaded type crank sets. With certain Threadless shells. If you find an adapter. Bottom bracket okay this happens to be a BB 30 to 60 millimeter English thread adapter.

Is BB30 compatible with Shimano?

Our Shimano BB30/PF30 68mm ROAD BB. It is compatible with Shimano™ Hollowtech II cranks. High-grade Enduro 2437 steel bearings are fully sealed and are a fantastic replacement BB for your Shimano™ drivetrain.