“Holy Shit!” Those are the first words said—or, more typically, shouted—by everyone who’s thrown a leg over the 2016 Specialized Turbo S. This thing is fast. But it’s not the speed that takes you by surprise, it’s how well electric power is integrated into the human cycling experience.
Problem: You don’t know how much of your electric bicycle’s performance you can use before its battery runs out. Solution: The new Specialized Turbo S let’s you program ride distance, time and how much charge you want to use, then maximizes electric assist to suit.
People don’t often realize it, but the design of every high-end bicycle is shaped, one way or another, by the governing body of bike racing, the Union Cycliste Internationale. This is what bikes might look like if their rulebook didn’t exist.
When does a power-assisted bike stop being a bike and instead becomes a moped? While there's no defined limit, Specialized's new Turbo e-bike is definitely toeing the line.
Bike company Specialized has worked with F1 racers McLaren to come up trumps with the McLaren Venge road bike, which will be used this weekend in the Milan-San Remo competition by Mark Cavendish, who won back in 2009.
Well, not exactly clown bikes, but Specialized is creating quite a few brand new "revolutionary" bikes. Check out the link to see all eight of these monsters. Supposedly they revolutionize the aerodynamics while biking, but I m sure that can be done just as easily without making the bikes look like the Toxic…