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Dan Gould

 Miles ridden: 277 | Size tested: 52cm | Weight: 7.8kg It hadn’t been the best introduction to the cycling world, with many WorldTour pros damning the Venge Vias’s heaviness and…

£8,500.00
Score 7

The Specialized Roubaix Expert ticks all the boxes you want from an endurance bike, with a comfortable ride that doesn't forget to excite when needed.

£3,800.00
Score 10

Frame Specialized builds its CruX carbon frameset from the same FACT 10r carbon fibre as its mid-range road bikes. Although its range-topping S-Works CruX uses lighter FACT 11r carbon, Spesh…

£2,900.00
Score 8

The Specialized S-Works Power saddle is made for serious riders who are looking for performance and great spec, with a unique shape that works really well.

£200.00
Score 9

specialized sl pro bib shorts

It is probably because when I was a kid I was riding a red-and-black Specialized Rock Hopper MTB, but even nowadays, when I see any piece of apparel with the…

£140.00
Score 9

specialized sl pro jersey

The Specialized SL Pro Jersey is certainly a great jersey. It's not crazy light (164 grams) but is breathable, however it's still a bit expensive at £100.

£100.00
Score 8

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.

£3,000.00
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.

£425.00
Score 7

specialized sport gloves

The Specialized Sport gloves are the entry point to Specialized's Body Geometry range of gloves, but still have all the features of their pricier brethren.

£20.00
Score 8

Specialized Toupe Expert Gel saddle

Developed with the aid of bike fit guru Dr Andy Pruitt and his years of experience, the Specialized Toupé Expert Gel saddle has a pronounced cut out and full length groove…

£100.00
Score 9

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

£2,100.00
Score 7

We've tested Specialized's Stix Sport Combo lightset, a compact good value pair of lights to be seen with when out on the road. They're USB rechargeable and don't get in…

£35.00
Score 9

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

£1,200.00
Score 9

Lace-up shoes are becoming more and more popular. The Specialized S-Works Sub 6 shoes are said to be light, stiff and aero

£250.00
Score 9

The Specialized Audax shoes are designed to be worn on long rides. We see whether they can last the distance

£200.00
Score 7

specialized airnet helmet

The Specialized Airnet helmet is the latest addition the American’s company’s extensive range of helmets, slipping in roughly at the midpoint below the more performance-orientated Evade and Prevail. >>> Buyer’s…

£100.00
Score 9

Specialized Element 2.0 gloves

The Specialized Element 2.0 gloves might not be the top priority for the American cycling giant, but it’s still managed to do a great job producing a superb pair of…

£45.00
Score 9

When Mark Cavendish sprinted to victory in the 2011 World Championships he was wearing a Specialized Prevail, with a special cover, designed to seal the vents and make him faster.…

£160.00
Score 9

When a pair of gloves cost £35 you have high expectations. This offering from Specialized certainly didn’t disappoint. >>> Buyer’s guide to leg warmers and knee warmers  Just by looking at…

£35.00
Score 9

Low profile, light and extremely stiff, these S-Works shoes are a common site in the pro peloton, and you’ve only got to ride them to the end of your road…

£280.00
Score 9

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…

£2,000.00
Score 8

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…

£600.00
Score 8

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…

£1,800.00
Score 7

This minimalist saddle has a racy look to it. With one of Specialized’s lightest levels of padding you really feel like you’re in the driving seat. The lack of padding…

£85.00
Score 10

Designed for those who ride in a more aggressive position, we got to grips with the Specialized Romin Pro saddle

£110.00
Score 8