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This is an older Specialized MTB bike, I want to know the name of the frame so I can research the repairs.

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    You almost certainly don't need to know the model name to repair the bike. – David Richerby Nov 23 '17 at 1:11
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    The bike uses reasonably generic components. You do not need to know the specific model to obtain parts. – Daniel R Hicks Nov 23 '17 at 1:17
  • If you really want to know the model, please add a clear picture from the drive side. and a close up picture of the crank/chainrings and rear derailleur. – Argenti Apparatus Nov 23 '17 at 1:20
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    The model is written on the top tube. It's a Hardrock. But you'd need the serial number to know which specific Hardrock and which specific year. – shoover Nov 23 '17 at 4:05
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    Colour photo would help. Head over to bikepedia.com and look though, Spec. Hardrock. My guess is early 2000 or late 1990's (V Brakes and 1 1/8" steerer) bikepedia.com/QuickBike/… – mattnz Nov 23 '17 at 8:56
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Hard to know - its not a great photo. But we can see its got QRs and rim brakes, no suspension and what look like rotary or grip shifters.

There's a threadless steerer though, so its not a quill stem which would be a BSO grade (ie super cheap)

So you're looking at a low-end model from the late 90s I think. Possibly early 2000s.

Your best bet is to dig through a google image search of specialised hybrid/commuter bike frames and look for a match. Its quite tedious. Or https://www.bikepedia.com/Year.aspx?search=specialized

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