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 »
LAST UPDATED: 21 JANUARY 2019 Shop All Current Specialized Diverge Models 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… 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 »
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 »
With the launch of the 2017 Turbo Levo range, Specialized have taken e-mountain bikes to a whole new level.
In an exclusive to Edinburgh Bicycle, Andy Butler, our head buyer, visits Specialized and gets a sneak peak at the future.