Bicycle Components founded in 1974 by Mike Sinyard.
His mission statement was: "To give everyone the
best ride of their life." In 1981 Specialized introduced
the first mass-produced mountain bike in history. It's
name, the Stump Jumper. Price, $750.
1983, Specialized creates the first professional mountain
bike team. Ned Overend, Specialiced most celebrated
team rider helps Trek dominate the mountain biking industry
throughout the late 80's and early 90's. But it was
the Specialized FSR frame with fully active, fully independant
suspension that has driven the company for the last
continues to create innovative technology for the mountain
biking industry. Their lines of mountain bikes include
-Works, Epic, FSR, ENduro, Demo, BigHit, Rockhopper,
Hardrock, and of course the Stumpjumper.
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