Specialized Reviews and News


Specialized Camber Pro – Extended Review

Specialized was gracious enough to let us play with their Camber Pro for a good six months.  At least five different riders rode it in such varied terrain as Santa Cruz and Downieville in CA and Bend, Oregon.  The first thing to note is every rider had fun and walked away impressed with the bike. […]

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First Video of Forces and Motion Assembly

The Specialized AllRide Tour, in conjunction with Cog Wild Mountain Bike Tours… presented the first ever Forces and Motion assembly for Obsidian Middle school 7th and 8th Grade science classes in Redmond, OR. We have some work to do to refine the presentation, but we’re on our way to getting more bikes into schools using […]

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Specialized AllRide Chronicles

We are excited to finally announce what’s new in 2011 with the Specialized AllRide tour. First off, WE HAVE A WEBSITE!! www.allridetour.com or www.kirtvoreis.com We have spent much of the winter slaving over the details that go into a legit website. We finally have a place to house all the information about what the heck […]

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Specialized Partners Up With The FMB World Tour

Specialized partners up with the FMB World Tour Munich, January 25th, 2011 – With preparations for the 2011 Freeride Mountain Bike (FMB) World Tour in full swing, Specialized is joining the circle of official partners of the upcoming season’s World Tour. Securing the support of this giant in the bicycle industry is another step towards […]

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Martin Soderstrom joins Specialized Freeride Team for 2011

Martin Soderstrom joins Specialized Freeride Team for 2011 Munich, January 21st, 2011 – Over the past few years, Martin Soderstrom has doubtlessly become one of the top freeride mountain bikers in the world. In the last 2 years alone, Martin has won 11 events and placed 5th overall at the 2010 FMB World Tour. Signing […]

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Watch the New 'Pedal Driven' Movie Trailer

Watch the New ‘Pedal Driven’ Movie Trailer The feature-length video Pedal Driven is nearing completion. Check out a new trailer for ‘Pedal Drive’ [http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/pedaldriven/pedal-driven-a-bike-umentary] and help get this compelling documentary story about mountain bike access finished. The script was developed in partnership with IMBA, and the project is sponsored by Specialized.  The feature-length video will be a […]

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Specialized AllRide Chronicles Sept/Oct

Where did the summer go? In September we attended both the Oakridge, OR Super D and the Sandy Ridge Super D and these races were events to remember and will soon become “must attend” events! I have to elaborate a bit on these races/trails… Oakridge, Oregon is quickly becoming another Oregon hub for mountain bikers […]

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Specialized Command Post Review

Reviewed by Brian Mullin http://www.gramslightbikes.com/ I am really liking the Specialized Command Post adjustable seatpost, which uses a mechanical system with an adjustable air spring, and has three locking positions, and a simple one bolt saddle clamp that is easily to install and tune the saddle’s position. Specialized Command Post The Command Post (CP) is […]

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AllRide Chronicles June

The Specialized AllRide Tour is finally official after Specialized opened their doors to us late in the season which has been amazing. We could not be more proud to partner with such an incredible company with a vision that parallels our own; GET MORE PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY KIDS, PASSIONATE ABOUT MOUNTAIN BIKES! Our job description is […]

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Specialized Apparel – Enduro Shorts, Demo Shorts, Cascade Jersey, Deflect Jacket

Jon Knoll shows us 4 highlights from the Specialized 2010 Apparel Collection. Included are: Enduro Short, Demo Short, Cascade Top, Deflect Jacket Enduro Short: Enduro is to cross country what skis are to snow. They need each other. And you need them. * Front panels constructed of breathable mesh for increased ventilation * Shell panels […]

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Specialized wins Bicycle Friendly Business gold award

Morgan Hill, CA – March 16, 2010 – The League of American Bicyclists presented Specialized Bicycle Components with a Bicycle Friendly Business Gold award at the 10th Anniversary National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C. on March 9, 2010. The Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) program recognizes employers’ efforts to encourage a more bicycle friendly atmosphere for […]

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Specialized Partners with SoCal Endurance for 2010!!

We are proud to announce that Specialized Bicycles have partnered with SoCal Endurance for 2010! Specialized will be our headlining sponsor and be on board to support the races and riders at all our events. I am very excited knowing the passion and dedication that Specialized brings to the table. Having a world leader in […]

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Specialized 2010 Global Press Launch

I am up at Snowbird Ski and Summer resort for the 2010 Specialized Global Press Launch mountain bike presentation. Yesterday I saw the new Stumpjumper, the new Epic 29er, the new Safire and era women’s bikes, and the new 27 pound S-Works Enduro. I also got to ride the carbon S-Works Stumpjumper and the Epic […]

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2009 Specialized Pitch Pro

Review by Sharon Bader (some additional comments by Lee Lau) Introduced in 2008 and following Specialized’s catch phrase of “Innovate or Die”, the Pitch Series of All Mountain Bikes complements its big brother the M5 Enduro. While both have 150mm rear travel the Pitch comes equipped with the proprietary 140mm Rock Shox Pike Coil U-turn […]

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NoTubes.com Files Lawsuit against Specialized Bicycle Components Inc.

BIG FLATS, N.Y. – Nov 12, 2008 – On September 15, 2008, NoTubes.com® filed a lawsuit against Specialized Bicycle Components Inc. (“Specialized”) alleging that certain rims and wheels of Specialized infringe U.S. Patent No. 7,334,846 (the “‘846 patent”). This lawsuit, styled K.G. Motors, Inc. v. Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., is currently pending in the United […]

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Specialized Enduro SL Expert 2008

  This is Specialized’s six inch All Mountain Bike with the front travel provided by the E150 triple clamp fork and the rear provided by the Specialized AFR shock. This bike comes as a Total Suspension Integration bike where the chassis, suspension and components were designed from the beginning as part of an integrated system. […]

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American Mountain Classic partners with Specialized and Primal Wear

June 10, 2008- Sho-Air International and Team Big Bear are pleased to announce that Specialized Bicycles and Primal Wear will be official Co-Sponsors of the 2008 American Mountain Classic MTB stage race, set to run August 21-24 in Brian Head, UT. The A.M.C. is set to be America’s Richest MTB stage race with over $20,000 […]

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