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2014

Specialized Rumor

Specialized Rumor 2014

Trail

At a glance

The 2014 Specialized Rumor is an Trail mountain bike. It sports 29" wheels, has SR Suntour suspension and a Shimano drivetrain. The bike is part of Specialized's Rumor range of mountain bikes.

The Rumor is true, the ultimate women’s full-suspension trail bike has arrived. From flowing singletrack trails to technical terrain, the Rumor is designed and engineered to give active-lifestyle riders the best-fitting and most-capable bike in the sport. With 110mm of FSR suspension and dialled geometry, the Rumor puts riders in complete control of their summertime mountain adventures.

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Specifications

Frameset
  • Frame
    Specialized Rumor M5 hydroformed alloy frame, Women's XC Trail 29er Geometry and tubesets, tapered headtube, Command Post routing, DMD mounts, SRAM FD adapter, 110mm travel
  • Fork
    SR Suntour XCR 29, custom women's spring weights, lockout, rebound adj., 110mm travel
  • Shock
    X-Fusion RL, custom tune, rebound adj., 197x48mm
Wheels
  • Hubs
    [F] Specialized disc, OS28 end caps, sealed cartridge bearings, 5mm QR, 32h [R] Specialized Hi Lo disc, 4x-sealed cartridge bearings, 12mm thru-axle, 32h
  • Wheels
    Custom for SBC, alloy disc, 24mm wide, 32h
  • Wheel Size
    29"
  • Spokes
    Stainless, 14g (2.0mm)
  • Tires
    [F] Specialized Ground Control, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"", aramid bead, 60TPI [R] Specialized Ground Control, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.1"", aramid bead, 60TPI
Drivetrain
  • Chain
    KMC X9, nickel plate, reusable Missing Link
  • Crank
    Shimano Alivio, Octalink spline, replaceable rings, S/M: 170mm, L: 175mm
  • Bottom Bracket
    Shimano BB-ES25, Octalink spline, cartridge bearings, 73mm shell
  • Front Derailleur
    Shimano SLX M660, E-type for DMD, top-swing, bottom-pull
  • Rear Derailleur
    Shimano Deore Shadow M592, 9-speed, SGS long cage
  • Shifters
    Shimano Alivio, 9-speed, trigger
  • Cassette
    Shimano CS-HG20, 9-speed, 11-34
  • Pedals
    Alloy platform, 9/16""
Components
  • Brakeset
    [F] Tektro Draco 2, alloy-backed ceramic pads, Light Wave rotor, 160mm rotor [R] Tektro Draco 2, alloy-backed ceramic pads, Light Wave rotor, 160mm rotor
  • Handlebar
    Specialized XC flat bar, 6061 butted alloy, 680mm wide, 10mm rise, 4-degree backsweep, 5-degree upsweep, 31.8mm
  • Saddle
    Specialized Body Geometry Riva Comp Women's, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 155mm
  • Seatpost
    Specialized 6061 alloy, micro-adjust setback, 2-bolt, 30.9mm, S/M: 350mm, L: 400mm
  • Stem
    Specialized XC Trail, 6061 alloy, 4-bolt, 8-degree rise, 31.8mm clamp

FAQ

Q: What size wheels does the 2014 Specialized Rumor have?

The 2014 Specialized Rumor has 29" wheels.

Q: What size 2014 Specialized Rumor should I get?

After measuring your height, use the size chart below to find the typical Specialized Rumor size for your height. Remember that these sizes are a general guide and bike sizes can vary between riders and bikes. The best way to find your size is to go for a test ride.

Rider Height (cm)Rider Height (in)Frame Size
148cm - 158cm4'10" - 5'2"XS
158cm - 168cm5'2" - 5'6"S
168cm - 178cm5'6" - 5' 10"M
178cm - 185cm5'10" - 6'1"L
185cm - 193cm6'1" - 6'4"XL
193cm - 198cm6'4" - 6'6"XXL

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