Our parting shot is a little gem from Specialized athlete Ben Hoffman. The Hoff decorated his Fuelselage with a little paper umbrella. I love it. Ben, if you have the cojones to ride with this on race day, I'll buy you dinner.
Specialized launched the new Shiv platform last year, and since then they've continued to expand and support the platform. In Kona they showed off a prototype part for the bike called the Fuelcell, which is an integrated storage box that fits neatly into the bottom of the main triangle. We chatted with Specialized engineer Mark Cote about it, so make sure you check out the article for the full scoop.