This has been spinning in the rumor mill for a week or so, but today, Specialized emailed all of its ambassadors, announcing their contracts had been canceled. One of the people affected by this was Sarah Swallow, the director of Ruta Del Jefe and all-around bad-ass community organizer. Read on below for what she has to say about it.
In recent years, bikes of all kinds have been segregated into smaller and smaller categories, marketed to more and more specific uses. Meanwhile, riders are looking for a performance machine that allows them to enjoy a wide range of riding. Splitting the difference between categories can make for a confusing experience while looking for a bike. The Brodie Wolff is one such bike, with DNA from a variety of places. I’ve spent the past few months ripping the Wolff on roads, trails, and everywhere in between.