New Specialized bike runs into a naming problem, legal documents reveal

Speculation around this secret new model continues to grow

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We all thought that the 'biggest' Specialized bike launch of the year was the Tarmac SL7, however last week the brand's own sponsored athletes hinted that there might be more to come. The promised new bike is yet to be revealed and legal documents hint that it may have been part of trademark battle over the name.

Last week, pro rider Danial Oss was pictured with a 'new bike' - sparking rumours that something else was on the way.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.