Thursday, November 10, 2011

Peloton - December 2011

A brilliantly-written piece from Peloton Magazine about riding the Basque country aboard Speacialized bikes. This one's worth the read, even outside of the fact that it's a great piece of PR about the Women's bikes created at Specialized.

Switchback Magazine - December 2011

Switchback Magazine discusses the S-Works Epic 29er, AutoSag, and talks about some old racer named Ned Something - Apparently he's some kind of big deal...

3Go Magazine - Nov/Dec 2011

The experts at 3Go discuss Aero Road as a viable Triathlon solution, and spotlight the Venge. Also, the TT2 makes another appearance as an excellent choice for riders looking to shave seconds.

Cyclocross Magazine - November 2011

What's better than a cover shot of Todd Wells killin' it with his Crux?!?!

Bicycling - October 2011

Bicycling Magazine profiles the Specialized TT2 aero helmet.

3Go Magazine - Sept/Oct 2011

3Go spotlights the S-Works Prevail as a great go-to helmet for triathletes.

Peloton - October 2011

Peloton Magazine tests the Venge and spotlights the new Tarmac SL4.

Road Bike Action - October 2011

Road Bike Action on the 2012 Press Launch, Vino, the 2011 Tour, Specialized CX Tubulars, Lea Davison's Little Bellas and the New 2012 Amira! 10 Pages of goodness from the pros at Hi-Torque Publications!

Mountain Bike Action - August 2011

Mountain Bike Action Give some great coverage at Sea Otter.

Inside Triathlon - July/Aug 2011

An insider look at what makes the Caveman tick at Inside Triathlon.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Wired Magazine July 2011

It's great to see the pinnacle of Specialized technology included on the pages where tech savvy readers go to stay ahead of the curve. Wired loves it, we love it, and you should too!

Friday, August 19, 2011

Mountain Bike Action Oct 2011

The S-Works Prevail continues to impress riders and editors alike. 5-Stars are tough, no matter who's handing them out, and we're proud the get the nod from MBA - the sport's leading authority on what works!

Monday, August 8, 2011

Triathlete July 2011

Triathlete Magazine looks at the development process that helps create Specialized tires.

Road Bike Action July 2011

Road Bike Action reviews the S-Works Road shoe, and they wrote a stellar article on the development of the Roubaix - Smoother is Faster on the PAris-Roubaix!

Bike Magazine July 2011

Bike Magazine reviews the Specialized Epic Comp Carbon 29er - and loved it. We do, too!

Prevention Magazine June 2011

Prevention Magazine profiles the best options for clean, cool athletic bottles, and the Purist rose to the top!

Heath Magazine June 2011

Health Magazine highlights the Women's Spririta Shoe as a best choice for bike Touring in their round up of womens athletic footwear.

Heavy-weight advice and a bike

An in depth look at Macca, talking about his weight and other aspects of being an unexpected champion, and a look at the Transition Comp.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Bicycling/Mountain Bike Top 11 in 2011

The S-Works Epic 29er continues to set the bar for XC performance, charming the superlatives right out of magazine editors around the word!

Monday, May 23, 2011

Outside 2011 Buyer's Guide

Specialized Bikes and Equipment received a great deal of attention from the editors at Outside Magazine when they put their 2011 Buyer's Guide together.

Thanks, Outside!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Women's Health Recommends Spirita Shoe

One of the top online magazines for athletic women has recommended the Specialized Spirita Shoe as its top pick for women looking for a cycling shoe.
Select "Sport" and scroll over to the right.

S-Works Turbo Tires Reviewed on Bike Radar

The fine professionals at Bike Radar did a great review on the all new S-Works Turbo tire.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Cycle World - June 2011

Some of our key moto athletes profiled on the pages of one of the top moto mags out there.

Inside Triathlon - May/June 2011

A great expose on Chris McCormack and how he won Kona - and it wasn't ALL about the training.

3/GO Triathlon - May/June 2011

Shiv Module XL profiled in a detailed test - a great looking spread!

Southern Living - May 2011

Some great southern bike vacation destinations, and a Myka HT Expert 29er.

Triathlete - May 2011 - Buyer's Guide

How Specialized gear can make for better bike splits this season!

Road Bike Action - May 2011

Who is Chris D'lusio?!?! And a great come uppance for Mark Renshaw!

Bike Magazine - May 2011

Bike Magazine takes a close look at the S-Works Mountain helmet.

Road Magazine - April 2011

A great piece on the Hour Record, and some great work on how Specialized technology has helped in the past (Wheels on Graeme Obree's bike),present and future (BG FIT).

Triathlete - April 2011

A Q&A qith Conrad Stoltz, and some real-world Gear suggestions for Xterra success.

Velo News - April 2011

Some Tech Talk with Zinn featuring some Specialized gear.

InStyle April

Patrick Dempsey - yes, McDreamy, for Cancer awareness and research.

Paved Magazine Spring 2011

An awesome prifile of the Tarmac SL3 LTD - Yup - 13 pounds.

Alberto's Volcano Killer on Velo News

Right on the heels of one the most beautiful, and brutal, high mountain attacks that launched Alberto Contador into a decisive lead in the Giro d'Italia, VeloNews took a close look at the S-Works Tarmac SL3 he used to level Europe's most active volcano.

Check out the whole thing, with great images, here

Monday, April 25, 2011

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Tarmac Elite Apex is Editor's Choice @ Bicycling

Bicycling Magazine selected the 2011 Tarmac Elite Apex as an editor's choice in the Recreational Road Bikes category. Thanks for choosing us, Bicycling! We're flattered.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Spirita "Best Cycling Shoe" from Fitness magazine

The Specialized Spirita shoe won "Best Cycling Shoe" from the editors of Fitness Magazine in the April, 2011 issue.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

S-Works Epic 29er in MBA

“Let’s cut to the chase. This is the best bike we have ever ridden.”

What more needs to be said?

Monday, March 21, 2011

Venge Press Kit

Here's an exclusive look at the Specialized S-Works + McLaren Venge Press kit.

For an up to date, dynamic selection of Venge press coverage, check out the S-Works Venge PR Blog.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

BikeRadar Previews Venge on Launch day

Stay tuned, folks. This is just the beginning of the coverage!


We know BG FIT changes the way people ride, becoming one with thier bikes. We also completely understand that not everyone trusts everything Marketing Departments say, so here's a little bit on fit by the impartial pros at Tests the S-Works Shiv

It's too fast for the UCI - that means it's just fast enough for you! Read on!

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Specialized Women's MTB Press Coverage

Specialized has stepped things up in recent years with a commitment to women with bikes and equipment that are designed, built and tuned specifically to a woman's unique cycling needs.

Have a read, and learn for yourself why Specialized Women's bikes will make every ride your best ride.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

S-Works Prevail Helmet Reviewed on

The professionals at, one of the 'net's best cycling sites, have recently had the chance to ride and review the new S-Works Prevail helmet.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Mountain Bike Action March 2011

Spring, already?!?! March is here, according to our friends in Southern California at Mountain Bike Action, with their in-depth look at Specialized's Trail Bike options for 2011, and a word on BG Gel Gloves.

Popular Mechanics December 2010

It's aleays nice to get a nod from a publication that doensn't just cover bikes. Check out the Globe Live 3 in Popular Mechanics!

Bike Magazine's Bike Bible - January 2011

Bike magazine keeps it real - while producing a Buyer's Guide. Epic Expert Carbon 29er and Stump EVO on test. reviews Specialized Rubber.

Check out what had to say about some of our favorite tires!

Check it out live at

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Dirt Magazine #107

Great Review of the Command Post by some of the hardest riders/editors in the world.

Triathlete January 2011

We love the Triathletes. Macca, training off road, and a guy that represents most of the riders out there - the guys (and gals) that do it for fun and for themselves.

Road Bike Action February 2011

Check out the following 16 pages of coverage in one of our favorite road bike magazine - Road Bike Action. What it takes to wear yellow, rider of the year, and more!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Mountain Bike Action February 2011

Our friends at Mountain Bike Action gave us a little love this month with a Test on the low-cost, high-performance Camber Expert. Also, Ben Capron talks about the amazing work NICA is doing to promote mountain bike racing to youth nationally.

Thursday, January 13, 2011 Reviews Purist

Check out what the editors at had to say about the new Specialized Purist Bottle. There's more to it than you think!

You can also find it here.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

VeloNews - February 2011

A precarious portage and bunnyhopping in 'cross - the great debate!

Mountain Flyer #19

A pretty sweet shot from the Redbull Rampage, and some 'Cross coverage featuring the new Crux from the best Mountain State Mag in the biz!

Peloton Magazine - Feb-Mar 2011

A really nice retrospective and tech piece on Specialized road tires by Ben Edwards.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 Reviews Transition Expert

One of the top Triathlon sites on the Net reviewed the 2011 Transition Expert - and they seem to like it...

Monday, January 3, 2011

Bicycling Magazine Jan-Feb 2011

Bicycling Reviews the Globe Daily 1, and gives the 2010 Epic Marathon 29er a thrashing.

Inside Triathlon, Jan-Feb 2011

A close look at Macca's bike - the bike that won at Kona 2010!

Procycling December 2010

Riding the Tarmac SL3 - the undisputed Tour winner - in Contador's colors.

Mountain Bike Action January 2010

Stumpjumper EVO review, Sam Hill's World Championship winning Demo 8, and so much more!

S-Works Enduro - One Sexy Bike at MBUK

Check out the love that our friends at MBUK had for the new S-Works Enduro!

Thanks, lads!