Mike Sinyard Specialized

Mike Sinyard started Specialized in 1974, when he sold his beloved VW Campervan and set off across Europe on his bike.

Now the Californian-based company is one of the biggest bike manufacturers both on and off road. Cycling Weekly caught up with him at the company?s HQ in Morgan Hill.

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