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specialized tarmac (36)

The Specialized Tarmac Expert sits in the middle of the American company's range, with an top frame that is stiff and light, but the wheels could be better.

Score 8

specialized sirrus 2016 hybrid bike (1)

We put the £425 Specialized Sirrus bike through its paces, seeing if it can tick all the boxes that we'd expect from a hybrid bike for commuting into work.

Score 7

Specialized Venge Elite full bike featured

The Specialized Venge Elite is a great bike but lacks for a 105 chainset and 25mm tyres

Score 7

Specialized Allez SL Comp

Can Specialized's latest aluminium Allez frameset give similarly-priced carbon-fibre bikes a run for their money?

Score 9

Specialized Ruby Elite Disc featured image

It is only recently that manufacturers have started to take the female bike market seriously. The days when a bike maker’s nonchalant shoulder shrug was followed by an exclamation of…

Score 8

Specialized Allez 2

The Specialized Allez is the company’s entry-level road bike and comes equipped with Shimano’s eight-speed Claris mechanicals. The Allez has been around for years and is a popular choice as a first…

Score 8

Specialized Tarmc Elite featured image

Frame While the upper echelons of the Specialized Tarmac range have been overhauled for 2015, lower-end models such as the Tarmac Elite retain the SL4 frame of previous years. And…

Score 7

Specialized Roubaix SL4

The Specialized Roubaix is widely regarded as a superb sportive bike, but is this entry-level version as impressive as its better-specced brothers?

Score 9


Specialized’s Roubaix SL4 Comp sees the company set a new standard for what it is offering, for just over two grand. What 
we have here is a slightly downgraded version…

Score 9


Offering top performance at a commuter-friendly price, it’s easy to warm to Specialized mid-point Allez Elite model of its ever-popular range

Specialized Tarmac SL2 2013

We test the 2013 entry-level Specialized Tarmac with carbon-fibre SL2 frameset and Shimano Sora components, £1200

Score 9

Specialized Tarmac SL3 2010

Specialized Tarmac SL3: We test Spesh's new road frame incarnation

Score 10