Specialized launch new triathlon-specific S-Works Shiv

10 October 2018 12:33
This article first appeared on BikeRadar. Specialized has just launched its all-new tri-specific and oh-so-very-non-UCI-legal Shiv that features remarkable levels of aero and storage-optimised design. Specialized S-Works Venge: lighter, faster and all-in on Shimano discs Specialized S-Works Tarmac review Specialized S-Works Shiv key details Extensive storage in two 'Fuelcells' Triple-crown fork that extends from axle to cockpit Folding cockpit for easy transport 500 limited-edition bikes for initial production run, delivery due March 2019 Whopping £10,999 / $14,000 price tag Minivan-like storage In keeping with wider trends in the tri bike market, the new Shiv features masses of integrated storage for nutrition and tools. This storage is focused in two areas that Specialized is calling Fuelcells.ADVERTISEMENT The giant aerofoil-like structure that's mounted behind the seat tube is actually one of these. As well as improving the aero qualities of the bike, it also doubles as a 1.5-litre storage tank for hydration. A hose runs from this to the front of the bike and neatly through the bars, again improving aerodynamics, it's claimed. A triple crown fork A folding cockpit Extensive fit adjustments One heck of a price tag You can read more at Cyclingnews.com . read full article

Source: Cycling News