Inside Specialized Racing 2016 – EP 4 Jaroslav Kulhavý

Season 2016, Episode 4. Uploaded by specialized411. In this episode of Inside Specialized Racing, we head to Ústí Nad Orlicí, Czech Republic to meet-up with Jaroslav Kulhavý ahead of the UCI XCO World Championships in Nové Město. Despite a broken wrist, he’s been on a roll this season, scooping up podiums and early season wins… Continue reading Inside Specialized Racing 2016 – EP 4 Jaroslav Kulhavý

Inside Specialized Racing 2015 – EP 13 Season Recap

Season 2015, Episode 13. Uploaded by specialized411. In this episode of Inside Specialized Racing we take a look back on the 2015 World Cup season. From downhill to cross country, the team enjoyed numerous podium finishes and a monumental number of top-step victories—four of which coming from Gwin alone. So to commemorate the year’s success… Continue reading Inside Specialized Racing 2015 – EP 13 Season Recap

Inside Specialized Racing 2015 – EP 7 Lenzerheide, Switzerland

Season 2015, Episode 7. Uploaded by specialized411. In this episode of Inside Specialized Racing, we head to Lenzerheide, Switzerland for Round 4 of the UCI Downhill World Cup. The track on the day was dusty and loose, which was compounded by it being a new course for both the circuit and the riders. This didn’t… Continue reading Inside Specialized Racing 2015 – EP 7 Lenzerheide, Switzerland

Inside Specialized Racing 2015 – EP 6 Marathon World Champs

Season 2015, Episode 6. Uploaded by specialized411. In this episode of Inside Specialized Racing, we follow the team to Val Gardena, Italy for Christoph Sauser’s last race, the UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships. Since 1993, Christoph has never missed a World Championships, competing in one or more Worlds races every year and picking up… Continue reading Inside Specialized Racing 2015 – EP 6 Marathon World Champs

Inside Specialized Racing 2015 – EP 3 Nove Mesto

Season 2015, Episode 3. Uploaded by specialized411. In the last episode, we checked in with the Team at Nove Mesto to see how the riders’ preparation for the first race of the World Cup season was going. And in this episode, we get a look at Jaroslav Kulhavý’s fan club, talk with racers like Lea… Continue reading Inside Specialized Racing 2015 – EP 3 Nove Mesto

2015 Absa Cape Epic – Stage 7

Season 2015, Episode 8. Uploaded by specialized411. The final stage of the Absa Cape Epic is short, flat and fast. But with victory all but guaranteed for the team, we also take a look back at the storied history of soon to be five-time winner of the Cape Epic, Christophe Sauser. We hear from the… Continue reading 2015 Absa Cape Epic – Stage 7

2015 Absa Cape Epic – Stage 6

Season 2015, Episode 7. Uploaded by specialized411. Yesterday we checked in with the support crew to get a firsthand look at the people working tirelessly behind the scenes and today we take a look at the gear. Annika and Ariane have been dominating on the S-Works Era, while Sauser and Kulhavý are riding the S-Works… Continue reading 2015 Absa Cape Epic – Stage 6

2015 Absa Cape Epic – Stage 5

Season 2015, Episode 6. Uploaded by specialized411. At the Absa Cape Epic, there’s two races occurring simultaneously—the race for the riders and the race for the support crew. For our racers, Stage 5’s 117km and 2500m of climbing will be brutal, but as we’ll find out, the job of the crew is just as difficult.… Continue reading 2015 Absa Cape Epic – Stage 5

2015 Absa Cape Epic – Stage 4

Season 2015, Episode 5. Uploaded by specialized411. Yesterday’s stage put the “epic” in Cape Epic, with Annika and Ariane putting in a serious gap to their rivals and ultimately finishing back in the Orange Jersey. And on the men’s side, Sauser and Kulhavý continue to dominate, taking their third stage since the Prologue. Stage 4,… Continue reading 2015 Absa Cape Epic – Stage 4

2015 Absa Cape Epic – Stage 3

Season 2015, Episode 4. Uploaded by specialized411. As Stage 2 revealed yesterday, the Absa Cape Epic is unforgiving. One mistake, and you can wind up in the bush, or like Ariane and Annika, with a one-hour time penalty. The pair is starting 27:06m back from the Orange Jersey and the chase for top honors is… Continue reading 2015 Absa Cape Epic – Stage 3

2015 Absa Cape Epic – Stage 2

Season 2015, Episode 3. Uploaded by specialized411. At the end of yesterday’s stage, Annika and Ariane left no room for doubt that they were at the 2015 Absa Cape Epic to win. And on the men’s side, Sauser and Kulhavý cinched the overall lead with a decisive comeback from a late mechanical. For Stage 2,… Continue reading 2015 Absa Cape Epic – Stage 2

2015 Absa Cape Epic – Stage 1

Season 2015, Episode 2. Uploaded by specialized411. Stage 1 of the 2015 Absa Cape Epic goes hard from the gate, with 2800m of climbing over an 113km course. Ariane and Annika will be looking to capitalize on their dominant win in yesterday’s Prologue, while the men are aiming to move upward from their current position… Continue reading 2015 Absa Cape Epic – Stage 1

2015 Absa Cape Epic – Prologue

Season 2015, Episode 1. Uploaded by specialized411. The 2015 Absa Cape Epic begins with a Prologue Stage which features 600m of climbing over a 20km route. The kickoff to eight days of racing is the perfect arena to not only display form, but to show how well teams are working together. And when it comes… Continue reading 2015 Absa Cape Epic – Prologue