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Specialized Boy's Hotrock 20 (6-Speed)
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Specialized

Boy's Hotrock 20 (6-Speed)
2015

$359.99
Product Rating
 
5.0 stars
 (8 Reviews)
 

2015 Specialized Boy's Hotrock 20 (6-Speed)

Someone has to have the coolest bike on the block; it might as well be your budding cycling superstar. Specialized's Boy's Hotrock 20 boasts a super-strong aluminum frame built to handle all the bumps and jumps junior can dish out and a cool suspension fork sure to draw admiring glances and provide hours of fun. Other noteworthy goodies include a Shimano 6-speed drivetrain with an easy-to-use twist shifter, grippy linear-pull brakes with levers made for small hands and a chainguide that keeps the chain in place.

 
Specification Description
Frame Specialized A1 Premium aluminum
Fork SR SunTour, 40mm-travel
Rims Aluminum
Hubs Aluminum
Spokes 14-gauge stainless-steel
Tires Specialized Roller, 20 x 2.125
Crankset Aluminum
Chainrings 36T w/chainguide
Rear Derailleur Shimano
Rear Cogs Shimano, 6-speed: 14-28
Shifters Shimano
Handlebars Aluminum riser
Tape/Grips Specialized
Stem Aluminum
Brake Levers Aluminum
Brakes Aluminum linear-pull
Pedals Composite platform
Saddle Specialized Kids
Seatpost Aluminum

* Subject to change without notice.

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5.0 stars

(based on 8 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable  (3)
  • Comfortable  (2)
  • Lightweight  (2)
  • Built to Last  (2)
  • Easy to Grow Into  (2)

Cons

  • Heavy  (2)
  • Bolt on wheels 

Best Uses

  • Big Kids  (2)
  • Light Trails  (2)
  • Commuting 
  • Easy trails 
  • Mountain biking 

Reviewed by 8 customers

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4.0

He loves it

By Nestor Rentas

from Deer Park, TX

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Attractive Design

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Commuting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Easy Trails

Comments:

I bought this for my son (6yr old) and he loves riding it around the neighborhood because he can now keep up when we go out for a ride. Now that he has this bike I have also taken him on some beginner level single track and he rides 95% of the ride without having to walk the bike, the only down side is that it is a little heavy for such a small bike but the gears powers him through well

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5.0

Dialed + great spec.= Great kid's bike.

By Julian

from Orange, California

About Me

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        Comments:

        My parents bought this bike for me on my 9th birthday. I was very short back then (and still am) so this bike had fit my needs. First, It's very light, considering the bad department store steel frames I've had before. Second, it came with a simple drive train and simple parts. I don't really expect the fancy stuff. Third, it was versatile, even now, it was a hand-me-down to my sister and people were complementing it. Fourth, it's really dialed, I LOVED the geometry, even the stock saddle was comfortable! It was supposed to come with a RST fork but instead I saw an SR SUN-TOUR fork spec'ed on it. Anyways SUN-TOUR is better company. If you're child wants a great multi-geared bike start with this one. My parents said it was even worth the extra pay because I loved this bike so much!

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        5.0

        Has lasted since 2009

        By Julian

        from Orange, California

        About Me

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          Cons

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              Comments:

              My mom and dad bought me this bike on my 9th birthday. It was an excellent starter bike for me, but to be honest, I mostly rode it to school and occasional 20 mile rides. I handed it down to my sister when I turned 13 (I know right?!). I went to 20' to 26'! My sister is lucky though, because when she turned 12, she got a 24' bike, which I've wanted to get because my 20' bike was so small under-dialed for me at 11 years old :P. Anyways it was a great bike to ride before, at least it lasted all four years of not cleaning it and abusing it lol. But for some reason though, as I was looking at the specs, I saw that there is an RST fork instead of the SR-SUNTOUR fork I have spec'ed on my bike... Weird but oh well.

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              5.0

              This is a real bike... not a toy.

              By Seth

              from Grand Rapids, MI

              About Me

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • High Quality Parts
              • Lightweight
              • Durable
              • Versatile
              • Good Fit
              • Good sizefit

              Cons

              • Bolt On Wheels

              Best Uses

                Comments:

                Bought this bike for my daughter when she finished KIndergarden. She figured out the hand brakes right away. This bike fits really well and is light and easy for her to control. Good for pavement with low-knob tires, but also capable off road. This bike will allow me to introduce her to a little mountain biking! (shh don't tell my wife)

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                5.0

                Great Bike

                By tony

                from Austin Tx.

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Handles Well
                • Attractive Design
                • Lightweight
                • Durable
                • Great Components

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments:

                    Great bike, my kid loves it.

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    This bike ROCKS

                    By Alex 8

                    from Tacoma,Wa

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Built to Last
                    • Easy to Grow Into
                    • Smooth Ride

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Light Trails
                      • Big Kids

                      Comments:

                      My bike goes off road and it also can ride in tall grass, on trails and it can go up steep hills great. It is a very cool bike! I love my new bike!! Great for a 1st time gear bike.

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                      (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      a fun bike

                      By speed

                      from somerville new jersey

                      About Me Getting Started

                      Pros

                      • Built to Last
                      • Highly Adjustable
                      • Easy to Grow Into
                      • Stable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Street Riding
                        • Light Trails

                        Comments:

                        this is a cool bike

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                        5.0

                        great 6-speed gear

                        By Crash

                        from Berkeley Heights, N.J.

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Pros

                          Cons

                          • Heavy

                          Best Uses

                          • Big Kids

                          Comments:

                          It's great for people who are off trainning wheels and 9-12. It also has a great look to it.

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