We reported a while ago that Specialized were developing a new disc-equipped road bike going by the name of Diverge, and we thought it was due to be launched by now, but that hasn't happened. Instead, Specialized have quietly added the Diverge range to their 2015 early release website, so we definitely know this new bike is going to be available soon. When, and how much, we don't know yet.
Bicycle manufacturers have started releasing details of next year's models, and with the cyclo-cross season starting next month (yup!), here’s a little look at some of the new 'cross bikes coming soon from Felt and Specialized.
So customary is it for the winner of the Tour de France to receive a specially painted bicycle to parade around the Champs-Élysées in Paris quaffing champagne, that we’d be shocked if a manufacturer didn’t pull out something special.
Vincenzo Nibali is, as most of his Astana teammates at the Tour de France are, riding the new Specialized Tarmac. The team leader gets a very special paint job however and it easily stands out from the standard team issue bikes, courtesy of its blue glitter finish and shark design around the head tube.