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2016

Specialized Hardrock V 650b

Specialized Hardrock 2016

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At a glance

The 2016 Specialized Hardrock V 650b is an Street mountain bike. It has SR Suntour suspension and a Shimano drivetrain. The bike is part of Specialized's Hardrock range of mountain bikes.

When you really stop and think about it, mountain biking is kind of like cycling in its most primitive form. You’re out in nature, where paved roads are a forgotten memory, so why go and muddy it all up with a bunch of stuff you don’t need for a fun, relaxing ride? We hear you loud and clear, although we can’t help ourselves but to over deliver in order to make sure that you have the best possible ride. And with durable, performance-driven components, reliable V-brakes, a bump absorbing suspension fork, and Sport Trail 650b Geometry that’s sure to leave you feeling confident and inspired, the Hardrock V 650b is more than enough bike to get you out there riding dirty.

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Reviews

Specifications

Frameset
  • Frame
    Specialized A1 Premium Aluminum, Sport Trail 650b Geometry, ORE downtube, externally relieved headtube, forged dropouts w/ reinforced disc mount, replaceable alloy derailleur hanger
  • Fork
    SR Suntour M3030 650b, custom coil/MCU spring weights, 75mm travel, preload adjust, 1-1/8"" steerer, alloy lowers, Hi-Ten 25.4mm stanchions, V-brake mount
Wheels
  • Hubs
    [F] Double-sealed, loose ball, QR, 32h [R] Double-sealed, QR, 32h
  • Wheels
    650b, V-brake, alloy, double-wall, CNC sidewalls, pin joint, 25mm wide, 32h
  • Spokes
    Stainless, 14g
  • Tires
    [F] [R]
Drivetrain
  • Chain
    KMC X8, 8-speed w/reusable MissingLink
  • Crank
    Samox, forged alloy, square taper spindle, 42/34/24T w/chainguard
  • Bottom Bracket
    Square taper, cartridge bearings
  • Front Derailleur
    Shimano Tourney, 3-speed, top swing, dual pull
  • Rear Derailleur
    Shimano Tourney, 7-speed
  • Shifters
    Shimano ST-EF51, 7-speed, trigger, w/ integrated brake lever
  • Cassette
    Shimano, 7-speed freewheel, 14-34t
  • Pedals
    Plastic, 9/16"", w/ reflectors
Components
  • Brakeset
    [F] V-brake, alloy, linear pull [R] V-brake, alloy, linear pull
  • Handlebar
    Specialized, steel, 8-degree backsweep, 4-degree upsweep, 35mm rise, 25.4mm
  • Saddle
    Body Geometry mountain, steel rails, 143mm
  • Seatpost
    Alloy, 2-bolt, micro-adjust, 12.5mm offset, 30.9mm, anti-corrosion hardware
  • Stem
    Specialized, forged alloy, 4-bolt, 10-degree rise

FAQ

Q: What size 2016 Specialized Hardrock V 650b should I get?

After measuring your height, use the size chart below to find the typical Specialized Hardrock V 650b 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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