Test Ride: Specialized’s Turbo Vado SL E-Bike

At the helm of the respected brand's momentous new electric model

As an industry leader, Specialized champions the simple pleasures (and the thrilling abilities) of pedal-powered bikes. But, in an effort to keep up with a shifting cycling landscape and to remain at the forefront of mobility innovation, Specialized acknowledges the marker of a new era—the emergence of e-bikes. “The future is electric… and the future is here,” the brand proudly states alongside today’s announcement of …

Specialized Gives Bikes to Essential Workers

An online application portal receives requests for those who need to commute

Channeling their concern over the current crisis, the team at Specialized Bicycles sought a way to do their part and provide much-needed assistance to essential workers. As those still asked to report to work must commute—and are likely to face delayed, rerouted, unsafe or even shuttered public transportation lines—the brand opened an online portal for anyone impacted and still working to apply for a free …

Gift Guide: Bikes and Accessories

Everything you need to hit the road, trail or track

Not only an eco-friendly way to commute, biking is a global community that encompasses dreamers, enthusiasts and professionals. As such, there’s an endless supply of gear to go along with it all—base layers, sunglasses, helmets, locks, bags and more. Whether your preferred route lies along your city’s primary thoroughfare or well beyond its limits, within the confines of a track or in proximity to your …