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First pics of Specialized's new time trial bike...

Nice to see that the pros get excited by the prospect of a new bike. Here's Fabian Cancellara taking some pics of the latest Specialized Time Trial bike which UCI commissaires permitting he'll be riding in the Tour de France.

The pics come courtesy of SRAM's Road Diaries, the Schleck brothers were mightily impressed too. However if the head tube is as it appears in the pictures you've got to wonder whether the UCI will allow it, questions about the aspect ratio aside it also looks suspiciously like a fairing. On the other hand given there are no close ups it could also be some sort of cover…

 

 

Tony has been editing cycling magazines and websites since 1997 starting out as production editor and then deputy editor of Total Bike, acting editor of Total Mountain Bike and then seven years as editor of Cycling Plus. He launched his first cycling website - the Cycling Plus Forum at the turn of the century. In 2006 he left C+ to head up the launch team for Bike Radar which he edited until 2008, when he co-launched the multi-award winning road.cc - which he continues to edit today. His favourite ride is his ‘commute’ - which he does most days inc weekends and he’s been cycle-commuting since 1994. His favourite bikes are titanium and have disc brakes.