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December 2017 BOM: Specialized McLaren Roubaix

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The holidays are a time for magic. Are they not? Try this fantasy on for size.     When you hear “McLaren,” the first thing that comes to mind are its F1 race machines, but that’s not the only race …

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November 2017 BOM: Specialized Fatboy SE

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We Midwesterners used to hibernate indoors all season, packing on the pounds that we’d all then have to rush to shred before the next season began. But now we have a choice. Now we can get fat, while outdoors, having …

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October 2017 BOM: Specialized Diverge

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We all know the poem with the two roads diverging in a wood. That poor guy had to pick just one, but with the new Specialized Diverge, you can KOM the well-trodden path and then switch gears to explore the …

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Bringing You More of the Best

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Just a couple of week’s ago, we shared with you about our most recent visit to Morgan Hill, California for the Specialized Dealer Event. It’s a special time of year when we get to drool over test ride the newest …

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Specialized Ingredients

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We just reported on our most recent visit to Specialized’s headquarters in Morgan Hill, which served as a reminder to us that, by offering Specialized at Higher Gear, we continue to offer the best and most innovative bikes and cycling …

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Bringing You the Best

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Yes, we gush on Specialized. We feature their bikes month after month. We talk about the ways they are constantly improving, the good they’re doing in communities and just how awesome they are all around. If you’ve figured out that …

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