New Specialized Creo e-Road and e-gravel launches - just 12KG!


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And EMTB motors?
Wouldn't be surprised given the issues with the Brose QC they have been having, but is a hell of an investment to build you own - I suspect they will have partnered with someone for the road bike motor, I wonder who?
 


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Well Rutland Cycling seem to be excited by it, I've received 3 "announcement" emails from them already this morning since 8am.
 

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The new motor. From what I've read its entirely developed and manufactured by Specialized. That means they are no longer bound my OEM's motor weight and dimensions... so they can develop both frame and motor together.
 

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This one is £7500. The Evo, gravel version.

I've seen regular Specialized road bikes in my local dealers at £10k.

I'm not a road biker at all. But I would like to try the gravel one.

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I suppose it does come with two $399 range extender batteries so it's good value really 😂.

I used to have a CAADX and I couldn't get on with road riding either, these do look really nice though.

On a related note, I have a Turbo Levo Comp set aside, just waiting for my cycle scheme voucher to arrive. Does this having a Specialized motor suggest that the 2020 Levo's will too? I don't really want to buy a bike where I can't get a replacement motor a couple of years down the line.
 

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IDoes this having a Specialized motor suggest that the 2020 Levo's will too? I don't really want to buy a bike where I can't get a replacement motor a couple of years down the line.
My hunch is what we see here will have input into Levo 2021.

Though perhaps in the next few hours I'll be proved wrong.

Developed their own motor? My first thought is that was a massive undertaking, but perhaps not. I'm guessing most of the technology is not new. Does give them the advantage that they can make exactly what they want, whereas an OEM manufacturer has to please many clients.
 

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Good to see the battery charging port moved up and inwards to work with the extender, and keep it further away from the muck as well. Expensive, but exciting developments.