Earlier this month we brought you the lowdown on the new Specialized Fate, the world's first female-specific carbon fibre 29er. Designed for cross-country racing, it's likely to find plenty of fans among trail riders too, thanks to its sub-1,200g frame weight and confident handling.
While we were at the official launch in Offenburg, Germany we grabbed a few minutes with Kim Hughes and Amy Shreve of Specialized's women's products marketing team to find out more about the thinking behind the bike and some of its key features. You can check out what they had to say below:
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