Specialized finally releases its new Status mountain bike

Specialized Status
(Image credit: Specialized)

Possibly the worst kept secret in mountain biking, after months of hashtag hints and teasing, Specialized has finally released the 2021 Status mountain bike. 

While Enduro racing has had the limelight in recent years there has been a notable rise in non-competitive riding and the return of freeriding. The new Status, designed to maximise fun on jumps and drops, comes equipped with 160mm of travel, a mullet setup of 29er front and 27.5in rear-wheel, and some pretty progressive geometry numbers.

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