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My Bike: Max Schachmann's Specialized Tarmac SL7

A look at the bike of the now two-time Paris-Nice winner.

Nerd Alert Podcast: Clinchers and inner tubes at Paris-Roubaix?

James and Dave chatted with key members of the Deceuninck-QuickStep team as well as Jeff Meyer, engineering manager at Roval, to discuss ...

Specialized S-Works Prevail II Vent helmet review: So much air

Unless you really feel the need to save those ten grams, this is the S-Works helmet to get

Specialized Power Mirror saddle long term review

Welcome to the second in the Brew Review series. In this episode I delve in to a saddle I've been lucky enough to use for the past 6 mont...

Is Specialized working on a new suspension seatpost for road and gravel?

Could this be the big feature for the next Specialized Roubaix and Diverge?

Ganna wins Étoile de Bessèges final stage, Wellens wins overall: Daily News

Hello again, CyclingTips readers, The news is jam-packed with road racing action between the men's and women's road nationals in Australi...

Specialized S-Works Ares shoe review: A sprinter’s shoe for everyone

A novel strap layout yields an ironclad hold and surprising comfort

Specialized HQ targeted in major bike theft

Specialized is counting the cost of a break-in at the company’s Morgan Hill headquarters on Saturday afternoon. At least 16 high-value bi...

Ten products I loved in 2020: Iain Treloar

This year’s been a swirl. Sometimes – oftentimes – it’s felt like a bathtub draining, spiralling, threatening to suck me down the plughol...

Ten products I loved in 2020: Caley Fretz

Bikes are an escape. Or they should be, anyway. When they're not, when kitting up feels monotonous and pedalling the same loop becomes we...

Specialized’s lightest ever bike is just $999 - Introducing the Hotwalk Carbon

Forty-five years of experience and two decades of racing at the highest levels have culminated today in the launch of Specialized's light...

Ten products I loved in 2020: Dave Rome

Well, what a year it has been. Things started off as usual, and then nothing was normal. The lack of travel proved a blessing in disguise...

Ten products I loved in 2020: James Huang

Cycling took on a whole new meaning for me in 2020. Looking back, I’d more or less taken for granted the ability to head out for an hour ...

What it's like to write off a $20,000+ bike on the first ride

In the soft early morning light streaming through the window of his Bernal Heights studio, Erik Nohlin snapped a few photographs of his n...

JRA with the Angry Asian: Should we be considering full-face road helmets?

I’ve been thinking a lot about facial injuries lately — partially due to my mishap last July in Belgium just prior to the Tour de France ...

Specialized adds less expensive Pro and Expert models to Aethos range

In news that will surprise precisely no one, Specialized has today announced that its latest S-Works Aethos ultralight — and ultra-expens...

Specialized S-Works Aethos shuns aero, embraces low weight and ride quality

Most of the performance drop-bar world has fully embraced the aero efficiency theme, with everything from racing bikes to gravel bikes re...

Bike marketing has no business being this good

I hear you. More than any other bike brand, Specialized is the one that disproportionately annoys people. They sell expensive bikes. They...

Specialized and Roval have stopped investing in tubulars: Here's why

In the endless juggling act of balancing weight, rolling resistance, and aerodynamics, wheel and tyre choices can play a real role in the...

Santa Cruz wildfire claims home of Specialized engineer Chuck Teixeira

Wildfires are currently raging across much of the western United States, and one of the largest — the CZU August Lightning Complex fire, ...

Yes, Wout van Aert has been winning on rim brakes: so what?

"Eddy Merckx still would have won riding on a singlespeed." "Eddy Merckx still would have won riding a Razor scooter." "Eddy Merckx still...