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Big Races Coming. Are you using the World’s Fastest Tire?

Before you think the title to our post is an audacious claim similar to all the things being call “epic”, “best ever”, and “incredible;” Check out this third party rolling resistance test done by Wheel Energy out of Finland, Europe’s premier third party testing lab. The Specialized S-Works Turbo Cotton is the clear winner in this test. […]

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One of the sickest Venge builds we’ve done – featuring the @petosagan LTD Edition!

New Peter Sagan S-Works Venge built up with Di2 and XTR A Junction shifting indicator. #sobomb#cycling #BikeLab A video posted by Tony Steward (@tonysteward) on May 7, 2015 at 12:38pm PDT

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Register for Test the Best Specialized ROAD DEMO (March 23rd)

This coming Monday, March 23rd, from 4pm to 8pm, we will have the Specialized Test the Best Road Demo here at Charley’s Bicycle Laboratory! They will have the full line of men’s and women’s road bikes from Specialized for you to ride. You can even take one out on our Monday Night Ride for 25 […]

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Fun New Arrivals at Charley’s Bicycle Lab

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The New Specialized Power Saddle

Coming out of the working relationships that Specialized has with it’s racing and professional partners comes the Power Saddle. When racing in a lower aero position, mostly in the drops, there is increased pressure on the front part of the pelvis. This reduces blood flow, comfort, and ultimately power while in this position. When would […]

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See what the crew at the shop is riding this Mountain Bike Season!

No area of cycling has probably seen as much innovation and forward thinking as the mountain bike scene. The sort of things that help the trail to roll easier and faster, which makes the ride that much better. And it’s not just about new numbers to indicate the kind of carbon fiber, or group-sets with […]

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Winter Approaches – Tips on not letting it stop your cycling flow!

As cyclists we like to puff up our ego talking about the “joys of suffering“, fighting the elements, and how many miles we’ve ridden this year. But then, despite the closet full of base layers, rain jackets, and the gear we bought when inspired after watching some Rapha Continental video in Scotland, Oklahoma’s “winter” hits […]

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Pro Tips: How to keep riding when it gets cold outside. #cycling #cyclocross #fall

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New Additions – 2014 Road Bikes Rolling In

These are just a couple examples of the new 2014 Road Bikes rolling in from Specialized to the shop. Come on in and check them out!  

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The @iamspecialized Expert Crux with SRAM Red Hydraulic Disc & Force 22

Yeah, the title of this post is a mouthful – but there are those many brand new elements to this cyclocross bike to call out. First, this bike is what Specialized calls a Tarmac for the dirt. It manages to appropriately dampen the roughness of offroad and brings all the snap and responsiveness you want […]

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