New S-Works Turbo tires: 'fastest, best handling and most durable' yet

Specialized finally reveals the tires that have been raced to victory below the Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team all season long

Specialized S-Works Turbo Tires
(Image credit: Anne-Marije Rook)

When Yves Lampaert rolled off the ramp and onto the rain-slicked roads in Copenhagen for the Tour de France prolog in July, he knew he may not have the best engine in the field, but he had confidence. He didn’t expect to upset the likes of compatriot Wout van Aert or Dutch all-rounder Matthieu van der Poel, but he wasn’t worried about being able to give it his best either. Despite the rain, he placed trust in his equipment, counting on the connection between his nameless tires and the tarmac, the grip in every treacherous corner. Of course, he went on to win the time trial, crossing the line five seconds faster than Van Aert.

These same nameless tires could be found under Demi Vollering as she rode herself into the polka dot jersey at the challenging (and gravelly!) Tour de France Femmes, and on Remco Evenpoel’s bike on his way to winning his first Grand Tour at the Vuelta a España.

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