It has not been quiet in the kitchen of Specialized.  There are many new items Specialized has put out on the table for this years Tour de France.  Among the myriad of new toys is a carbon crank that on paper and to the eye seems top notch.  It has a full carbon spider, hollow carbon crank arms, lighter aluminum chain rings, and rotates on ceramic bearings.  In the end, it is lighter and stiffer than the previous model. Claimed weight is an amazing 597 grams!  

Stay tuned for more hot news of 2010 Specialized products including the Tarmac SL 3.  We are currently awaiting response from one of our insiders at the Tour de France for spy photos and more scoop.

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