Specialized Defend Women’s World TTT crown

FLORENCE, Italy, Sept 22, 2013 - American team Specialized defended the women's team time trial crown in the first event of the world road cycling championship on Sunday. Specialized, winners last year in the Dutch town of Valkenburg, completed the 42.8km course in a winning time of 51min 10sec. The Rabo team, led by multiple world champion Marianne Vos, finished second at 1:11 … [Read more...]

Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

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Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall date: January 25, 2013 Recall number: 13-102 Name of product: Bicycles and frame sets Hazard: The steerer tube in the front fork can break, posing a fall hazard. Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles and take … [Read more...]

Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bike Brake Levers Due to Crash Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Bicycle Brake Levers Units: About … [Read more...]

Specialized Bicycle Components Expands Fork Recall

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: 2012 Bicycles with Advanced Group carbon … [Read more...]

Team TIBCO and Specialized Host Women’s Demo at Global Bikes

Pescadero, CA – With the winter fast approaching, Team TIBCO/To the Top teamed up with Specialized to help keep cyclists motivated to ride in the “off-season” by hosting a group ride and women’s clinic at Global Bikes in Phoenix, AZ. The two-day event attracted more than 20 women, ranging from beginners to competitive cyclists. They were all eager to learn more about Specialized's … [Read more...]

Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Bicycles with Advanced Group carbon … [Read more...]

What’s In Santa’s Bag For Your Favorite Cyclist?

Sports Fiction: Almost As Strange As Reality

Sure to grace bathrooms, kibos, and porta-potties everywhere Hardcover, soft cover, or e-book, starting at $4.95.  Get yours now at Authorhouse (best prices here!) or  Amazon Between The Sheets You'll Get: Great cycling fiction - nearly as strange as reality! - officially for sale just in time for Christmas.  Cheap:  Hardcover, soft cover, or e-book, starting at $4.95.  Did we … [Read more...]

Saxo Bank Pledge Allegiance To Riis Cycling

Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment specialist, today announced that the bank will continue as title sponsor for Riis Cycling A/S whether Alberto Contador will be on the team in 2011 or not. "I am truly happy and grateful to know that Saxo Bank sees the value in continuing their support of our team even before the adjudication and their decision to come through only underlines their … [Read more...]

SRAM Neutral Support For Tour of California

SRAM ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL NEUTRAL SUPPORT PARTNER FOR THE 2010 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA Partnership Between SRAM, Speedplay, Specialized and Zipp Creates Official Support Team LOS ANGELES (April 26, 2010) – The SRAM Neutral Race Support (NRS) team will be the official neutral support partner of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California AEG, presenter of the professional cycling road race set for … [Read more...]

Allan Davis And Team Quick Step Part Ways

Team Quick Step will no longer have rider Allan Davis on their roster. Davis salary has become too expensive for Quick Step since sponsor Specialized pulled out to support Team Astana according to Wielerflits. So far it appears that Davis has not found a new team for 2010. Patrick Lefevere, the team director said yesterday that he is leaving enough room in the budget for Alberto Contador and … [Read more...]