If you’re looking for a mountain bike, chances are you’ll be faced with the decision of getting a hardtail or full suspension. Here’s a quick guide to the merits of the two.
Specialized Turbo Kenevo FSR Expert Climb trails almost as fast as you descend with the Specialized Turbo Kenevo FSR Expert 2018! BUY NOW Specialized Established since 1974, Specialized is one of the biggest bike brands around. Specialized is famed for using cutting edge technology and developing leading bikes such as the first ever production mountain… Read more »
The Specialized Stumpjumper If you’re into mountain biking then you’ll know the Stumpjumper. First produced in 1981, the Specialized Stumpjumper has evolved over the years from this: The bike that changed everything. #stumpjumper⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #itsawholenewsport #iamspecialized #oldschool #mtb A post shared by Specialized MTB (@iamspecialized_mtb) on Apr 13, 2018 at 12:02pm PDT The… Read more »
Specialized Turbo Kenevo Expert 6Fattie Troy Lee Designs Edition What do you get when you combine the famous Specialized Turbo Kenevo with wild and innovative creativity of Troy Lee Designs? Well, if you haven’t guessed, the result is above. We reckon when Specialized gave the instruction to Troy to “make it look rad”, they didn’t expect it… Read more »
New to cycling and don’t know what kind of bike to buy? Don’t fear. Here you’ll find the main kinds of bikes that people tend to speak about, demystified.
What actually is an electric bike? An electric bike which can be known as an ebike, e-bike or motorized bicycle, is essentially a regular (or acoustic) bike: it’s still got the look of a regular bike (breaks, chain, handle bars etc)… and you still need to pedal (but maybe not as hard as you would… Read more »
Road bikes have come in all sorts of shapes and sizes over the past 100-plus years so finding the best road bike for you might seem overwhelming. Here’s one Cannondale did already, on the right. Today, the design has pretty much settled down, so at least 90% of today’s road bikes come in one of… Read more »
What are Step Through Electric Bikes? Effortless cycling and German practicality on these Kalkhoff step-through e-bikes Step through electric bikes are the pinnacle of practicality. Not only do you get to enjoy the effortless glee of using a pedal-assist motor, you can also step right onto both pedals without having to lift a leg over.… Read more »
Shop Specialized mountain bikes > Back in 1984, Edinburgh Bike Co-op was one of the first UK bike shops where you could buy a Specialized mountain bike. For the next 30 years Specialized MTBs were our consistent best selling mountain bikes for one very good reason. They were almost always the best or among the… Read more »
Buy a Specialized Diverge 2018 while stocks last >> When Specialized alerted us that their whole Diverge dirt road-capable road bike range was being radically upgraded for 2018 we were amazed. After all, the Diverge was launched as recently as 2015 when it was pretty universally hailed as a superb example of the ‘go anywhere bike’. Only… Read more »
The Specialized Turbo Vado 2018, from £2,800 Based on its clean looks alone, you can tell the Specialized Turbo Vado 2018 is an e-bike with a difference. With its motor integrated inside the frame’s bottom bracket and its battery enclosed in the down tube, it looks like a ‘proper bike’. It also sounds like a… Read more »
The Specialized Turbo Levo Women’s HT Comp 6Fattie 2017 Written by Bicycle Cooperative fan and electric mountain bike convert Sarah When my friend told me she had secured two electric bikes for us to try out I was slightly dismissive of what an electric bike would be like. I imagined the older e-bikes that are… Read more »
We’re putting on a Specialized e-mountain bike demo day in the Pentland Hills, near Edinburgh, on Saturday 27 May for £15. If you’re considering buying an electric mountain bike, this is a perfect opportunity to experience the fantastic fun you can have on an e-bike before you commit. The full address is here, but you… Read more »
We are proud to announce that Cycling Plus magazine’s prestigious Road Bike of the Year Award goes to a bicycle you can view and buy from our shops – the 2017 Specialized Roubaix Comp. The Roubaix has an illustrious pedigree as the bicycle that has defined the ‘endurance road bike’ genre (see our road bike… Read more »
More than any other company, Specialized have a track record for creating bicycles that defined a whole category. For instance, the 1981 Specialized Stumpjumper was the world’s original production mountain bike. The first endurance road bikes we had the pleasure to offer were the Specialized Roubaix in 2004 and its sister the Ruby a year… Read more »