Tuesday, June 21, 2011
The Specialized McLaren Venge, Fastest Complete Performance Bike In The World.
The new S-Works + McLaren Venge is the result of a partnership between Specialized and McLaren that brings the advanced materials and carbon layup design that McLaren has employed in their F1-winning race cars into the world of racing bikes.
The first carbon road race bike from Specialized with an aerodynamic design, the S-Works Venge was the brainchild of Chris D'Aluisio and the Specialized engineering team. This design was then refined further through the McLaren partnership.
In working with McLaren engineers, the S-Works+McLaren Venge maintained identical aerodynamics and stiffness, yet achieved an even lighter weight through its extremely advanced carbon layup design. After over four years of development, testing and over twenty trips to various wind tunnels, the S-Works Venge is the first Specialized bike to achieve the winning formula of weight, stiffness and aerodynamics.
Available Venge Models:
S-Works Venge DA, $9200
With its no-compromise formula of ultralight weight, exceptional stiffness, and stealthy aerodynamics, the Venge created an entirely new road category: Complete Performance. Throw in Pro Tour-proven Shimano Dura-Ace components, and this bike will elevate you—and Team HTC-Highroad—to a whole new level:
S-Works Venge SRAM RED, $8800
With its no-compromise formula of ultralight weight, exceptional stiffness, and stealthy aerodynamics, the Venge created an entirely new road category: Complete Performance. Throw in Pro Tour-proven SRAM RED components, and this bike will elevate you—and teams Astana and Saxo Bank—to a whole new level:
images courtesy of Specialized, McLaren and VeloDramatic
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