Specialized reveals pro team bikes for 2022 season

Tarmac SL7 gets new paint schemes for Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl, TotalEngeries, BORA-hansgrohe and SD-Worx

TotalEnergies' Peter Sagan's Tarmac SL7 2022
(Image credit: Specialized)

Specialized has released its team-issue 2022 Tarmac SL7 bikes during training camps held in Spain, including exclusive colourways for World Champ Julian Alaphilippe and crowd favourite Peter Sagan.

Specialized heads into the 2022 World Tour season as bike and equipment sponsor for four teams. On the men's circuit Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl, BORA-hansgrohe and TotalEngeries will all ride the US brand’s race machines as well as its helmets, shoes, and tyres. 

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