BikeRadar Meets Podcast | Specialized’s road and gravel lead John Cordoba

We chat to the man behind some of the most important road bikes in recent times

The new 2021 Specialized Diverge Pro Carbon gravel bike

John Cordoba is Specialized‘s project manager for road and gravel, and the guy that sets the vision for its latest bikes, outlines the design and engineering goals, and then works with the R&D team, engineers, and designers to make it all happen.


John sat down with our senior road technical editor, Warren Rossiter, in our latest podcast, and key to their discussion was the Roubaix, including a bit of history of the bike, its racing success and what it took to make the 2020 Roubaix.

Plus, they chat about the Future Shock suspension on the brand-new Diverge, Sirrus, as well as ebikes…

2021 Specialized Diverge Evo on white background
2021 Specialized Diverge Evo – a flat-bar gravel bike.

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