An earlier version of Specialized Creative Director Robert Egger’s “Eff You See Eye” concept bike was mentioned on Bicycle Design a couple of months ago. At that time, the personal project bike was just a teaser, a partially assembled primer grey prototype, but now Specialized has released photos of the completed concept bike,
What happens if you ditch UCI’s restrictive rules governing road race bicycle design and let your imagination go wild? This Specialized fUCI, if you’re the company’s creative director Robert Egger.
“The UCI really caters to a very small population,” says Egger, but there’re so many other people out there who couldn’t care less about the UCI.
They don’t follow the racing and they don’t even know all the limitations that are put on bikes for the UCI riders.
So, my feeling was let’s design a bike for someone who really just wants to go fast on a road bike,” said Egger.
Let’s look at this bicycle closer…