Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Mountain Bike Review

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Q: what year is the bike? I might be interested.. -CyberBomb

A: THis is a 2010 comp

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November 6, 2016
 
Pros: Fun bike. Ride with confidence. Great balance and components.

Cons: Bottoms out sometimes.

Recommendation: Well worth it. Awsome grip and solid components.

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November 5, 2016
 
Model/Year: 2016

Pros: Build quality, handling, ride, SWAT, seat. Color.

Cons: none.

Recommendation: I would highly recommend, I cross shopped/tested Santa Cruze, trek bikes in the same category. they were all good, but this one was the bike for me.

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September 29, 2016
 
Model/Year: Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Exper EVO Carbon

Pros: Bought as a frameset and built with Rockshock Pike XX1 1x11 drive train Roam 60 wheeler and SRAM Guide brakes... This bike is point and shoot like riding on a rail even in Sandy conditions. Very impressed

Cons: After riding a 29re for so long you get used to the roll over of the bike wheel .... But it was Well work the change

Recommendation: If you are tall get to a shop and Ride one before you drop to a 650b

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September 9, 2016
 
Model/Year: 2015

Pros: lightweight, fast, and great for climbing

Cons: expensive

Recommendation: if you need a great XC beast

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August 9, 2016
 
Model/Year: 2015

Pros: Great geometry, and setup.
Great suspension
solid feel

Cons: the dropper post isn't the best

Recommendation: I would recommend this bike to anyone who works their bike hard, and wants a bike which can stand up to a whole lot of you know what. great bike overall

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July 1, 2016
 
Pros: Smoothest most responsive bike I've ever touched.

Cons: Haven't found one yet

Recommendation: Get one.

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April 1, 2016
 
Pros: Handles climbs, single-track and down hill equally well. Total and complete shred mobile

Cons: Not S-works weight.

Recommendation: My 2016 29 stumpy carbon is the headlining versatile machine everyone who wants all mountain pro's with out any real cons. It's a sumbitchpileO'monkeynuts! Yeahaw!!!

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January 30, 2016
 
Model/Year: 2010 Comp

Pros: Affordable, good value, durable, xc geometry

Cons: Entry level, heavy

Recommendation: This was a great entry level bike for the XC minded rider. It is capable of light to medium trail and getting the wheels of the ground, if one is reasonable about it. For an XC bike, it is a touch heavy. Mine weighs in at about 28.5 lbs with only change from stock being tubeless tires w/Stan's sealant. All in all, a great starter/training bike.

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January 17, 2016
 
Model/Year: 2016

Pros: Plush ride. The suspension and oversize tires really smooth out the trail. And the traction ... unbelievable. I read somewhere online that this forgiving bike increases your confidence, and they were right!

Cons: Stock stem is far too short. I suppose it would be fine if you were doing a lot of downhill, for XC riding I had to swap it out for a 110.

Recommendation: Highly recommend you go for a test ride.

Update to my review: Took it out this last weekend on rocky/rooted/hilly terrain with a buddy riding his front suspension/hardtail 29er. It was a good move to go with a longer stem. The 6Fattie performed FAR beyond expectations, and I believe MUCH better than my friends 29. In trying to find ways to describe the ride, I settled on two:
1) The FSR 6Fattie lets you do things confidently and safely that you otherwise shouldn't be able to do. You nearly instantly forget that you're on oversize tires, and at the same time, those oversize tires are giving you traction that cannot be overstated. I have no words to describe the ride!!
2) There are no other ways to say it, ... The 6Fattie makes you a Mt Biking Superhero.

On another note, I've mine set up for tubeless, and I highly recommend it.

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December 11, 2015
 
Model/Year: 2016

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Specialized Stumpjumper FSR 4.75 out of 5 based on 64 ratings. 64 user reviews.