How To Bunny Hop

It’s not just for tricks and looking cool, a bunny hop will help you clear logs and trail obstacles, and it can save your bacon when you’re out on the road. Think about it—curbs, potholes, railroad tracks—the bunny hop is a veritable parachute out of danger. And did we mention it looks cool? It’s time to channel your inner Thumper and up your hop game.

The Secret to Switchbacks

When you’re first starting out mountain biking, there are the basics to learn—to look ahead, body position, braking—and then there’s the biggest, but most rewarding, headache of them all: Switchbacks. Here are some basics, plus a switchback primer, to get you rolling that singletrack with confidence.

How to Trackstand

No trail critter, traffic light gawker, or ride partner worth their salt can resist the allure of watching you execute the perfect trackstand. It’s a killer combo of balance, beauty, and basic bad-assery, and while Kate demonstrates it in this video, we’ve also pulled together a couple of tips to help you practice.

How To Ride Long

Completing a long ride will fill your confidence cup to overflowing, but how do you work your way up to one? Here's everything you need to dream, plan, and execute your longest ride ever.

Tire Factory

Perfection is all about control. To achieve it, you need to transcend the illusory and play mental premortems with every possible variable. And when it comes to tire production, it can only be achieved by controlling every step of the manufacturing process. So that's what we did. We made our own factory.

Body Geometry

We get asked all the time what Body Geometry is, and the simply answer is this—You. Body Geometry is about pulling out all the stops to make sure you're comfortable and performing at your best. So you can rest assured that everything bearing the Body Geometry name has been scientifically tested and ergonomically engineered to boost power, increase efficiency, and reduce the chance of injury.

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Women Ambassadors

This year, we're surrounding ourselves with motivated women on bikes, and they're here to help motivate you. Feel inspired. Meet new riders in your area. Get out on a group ride led by women in your community. 2018 is the year you do the damn thing, and the first step is finding your local Specialized Women's Ambassador.

 

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Worth it

We ride, not because we have to but because of how it makes us feel. While riding, we find independence, forge life-long relationships, rise to meet challenges, and discover who we are and what we're capable of. Find inspirations, and stories of women and their Worth It moments, here