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McLaren Venge special edition for Boonen

Three very special editions of the Specialized S-Works + McLaren Venge have raced at Milan-San Remo, March 17.   Two-time MSR podium finisher Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma—Quick-Step), JJ Haedo (Saxo Bank) and Jacopo Guarnieri (Astana) have raced custom-painted machines — that will not be available for sale.   The Specialized S-Works + McLaren Venge debuted with great fanfare [...]

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Cycle Ball: Brief explanation of the sport

Cycle Ball, referred to in Japanese as “Cycle Soccer,” can be played either as a two-on-two indoor sport or as a five-on-five outdoor sport. In Japan, the two-on-two version is more common. The bicycles used in this sport have fixed gears and no brakes, so that players can move backwards by peddling backwards. The handlebars [...]

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Craig “Crowie” Alexander wins Kona on Specialized Shiv with a course record

Press Release from Specialized. KONA, Hawaii (October 8, 2011)—Thirteen minutes and 14 seconds. That is the gigantic difference by which Craig “Crowie” Alexander improved his bike split over previous years at the Ironman World Championships, which he won for the third time Saturday with a new course record of 8:03:56. Crowie rode the new Specialized [...]

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