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One-off custom-finished bike now on auction

The one-off custom-finished bike Pantone x Romance is now on auction on eBay. The bike was created by bike brands Specialized and Sram, Argentinian-Spanish artist Felipe Pantone and boutique cycling clothing designers Romance for charity World Bicycle Relief (WBR). It was recently valued by Sotheby’s of London at £35,000. Adam Parkes, co-founder of …

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Specialized releases new Eliminator tyre

Specialized has released its new Eliminator tyre. It combines a row of shoulder knobs with smaller centre blocks, which are arranged evenly to bite in soft soil and help with straight line-to-corner transitions. There are also transition knobs between the centre blocks and the shoulder knobs which the brand has …

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Former long-time MD of Specialized takes helm at Pinarello’s dealer-direct UK firm

Richard Hemington has been revealed as the managing director of Cicli Pinarello (UK), a new firm that has been started following the Italian company’s decision to go dealer-direct in the UK. Hemington was MD of Specialized in the UK from 1989 until 2015. The switch from distribution via Yellow to …

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Rutland expands again

Rutland Cycling has announced the further growth of its store network with the expansion of its Specialized Nottingham store. The store will become Rutland Cycling at Nottingham – a 10,000sq ft showroom showcasing 400 bikes spread over two floors. On the ground floor is the fully refurbished Specialized Concept Store; …

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