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  1. Cyclocross
    Just days after U.S. cyclocross season kicked off in earnest at CrossVegas, the top U.S.-based pros were back at it, taking on two days of racing in Boulder, Colorado, this past weekend. Action kicked off at the U.S. Open of Cyclocross at the Boulder Reservoir, then came the premier event of the...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    This article is part of RoadBikeReview's $3,000 Endurance Bike Shootout. See an introduction to the test here and head over to our Shootout Round-Up Page to read all the reviews. First a very important caveat: There is no perfect bike, endurance or otherwise, that will satisfy all the needs of...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    At its heart, this is the same bike that's won four Paris-Roubaix titles. This article is part of RoadBikeReview's $3,000 Endurance Bike Shootout. See an introduction to the test here and head over to our Shootout Round-Up Page to read the rest of the reviews. Full credit to Specialized. The...
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Used to be pro bike racers had one race bike. Cobbles, climbs, time trials, flats - didn't matter. One bike. Maybe swap on some wider tires for really rough days. Or mount a pair of TT bars for the race of truth. Today, choice is the name of the game...
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 On the first rest day of the 2014 Tour de France, RoadBikeReview pays tribute to two bikes (and their riders) who will be getting more than 24 hours of downtime. Indeed, Chris Froome's Pinarello F8 and Alberto Contador's Specialized S-Works Tarmac were...
  6. General Cycling Discussion
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 The 2014 Tour de France is far from over, but after 10 days of racing Italian Vincenzo Nibali is clearly the odds-on favorite to be wearing the yellow jersey in Paris. The Italian owns a 2:23 lead over second-placed Richie Porte (Team Sky), and already...
  7. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 While team's typically mandate riders remain sponsor correct at every turn, footwear is often the exception for reasons of fit and occasionally fashion. Here's a look at some of the fancy (and plain) footwear that's turning pedals at the 2014 Tour de...
  8. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Mark Cavendish's custom painted Specialized S-Works Venge. The man they call the Manx Missile is hoping to add another moniker to his resume on Saturday: Tour de France Yellow Jersey wearer. And nothing would be sweeter than to do it in front of Mark...
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    You probably can't afford this bike. Just a day after Trek unveiled its new Émonda road bike line highlighted by the $15,750 10.25-pound SLR 10, Specialized lifted the lid on its own super bike, the $20,000 (yes, you read that right) S-Works McLaren Tarmac. But unlike the SLR 10, you wont find...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    Rough road riding is a key component of the RoadBikeReview $3,000 Endurance Bike Shootout. This article is part of RoadBikeReview's $3,000 Endurance Bike Shootout. Check back soon to see the rest of the reviews on our Shootout Round-Up Page. Endurance. It's what we so often strive for each...
  11. Apparel and Cycling clothes
    A shorter tail is claimed to improve aerodynamics in a variety of positions. Continuing to push its mantra of #aeroiseverything, Specialized is showing off the latest version of its aero TT helmet, the S-Works McLaren TT 4. The new wind cheater is a slimmed down version of the TT3. Highlights...
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    The new Specialized Tarmac disc-ready frame, MSRP $5,500. It's perhaps not the most novel concept, but for the latest version of its popular Tarmac race bike, Specialized is hanging its hat on the notion that different sized riders essentially need different bikes. Enter "Rider-First"...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    Hello and welcome to Day 3 of RoadBikeReview's daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. During this four-day celebration of all things cycling at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California, we'll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in road bike...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    Most riders of the 2014 professional peloton will have at least two bikes at their disposal, an aero road bike and a lighter climbing option. Others will have frames specifically designed for the cobbled classics such as the Trek Domane Classics Edition. And of course every member of the pro...
  15. Cyclocross
    2014 Specialized CruX Elite EVO Rival Disc, MSRP $3,200. Back in the late 1990s, Specialized was a true value leader. It was tough to find more bike for the money than a Specialized, particularly the Stumpjumper and S-Works line of mountain bikes. Over the past few years, though, Specialized...
  16. Specialized Tarmac Pro

    Specialized Tarmac Pro

    Specialized Tarmac Pro
  17. Cyclocross
    Peter Goguen had time to look around, smile and celebrate. © Matthew Lasala Editor's Note: This article is from our mud-loving friends at Cyclocross Magazine and originally appeared on cxmagazine.com. Visit them for your daily cyclocross fix. Peter Goguen is one of many cyclocrossers who...
  18. Cyclocross
    Arley Kemmerer's Specialized Crux Pro cyclocross bike. © Cyclocross Magazine Editor's Note: This article is from our mud-loving friends at Cyclocross Magazine and originally appeared on cxmagazine.com. Visit them for your daily cyclocross fix. Arley Kemmerer (C3-Twenty20 Cycling Co.) took a...
  19. General Cycling Discussion
    The Santa Cruz Mountains provided our testing grounds for Specialized's comfort bike. The Specialized Roubaix helped usher in the endurance/sportive category of road bikes nearly a decade ago, and Specialized still promotes the family of bikes to riders who are looking for high performance...
  20. General Cycling Discussion
    Look who showed up at the the Downieville Classic. The big news Friday at the Downieville Classic? The presence of multiple-time Tour of California winner Levi Leipheimer. The former WorldTour rider, who retired earlier this year after being fired by his Omega Pharma-Quickstep team after...
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