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Specialized Men's Tarmac Pro

Specialized

Men's Tarmac Pro
2018

$5,999.99
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2018 Specialized Men's Tarmac Pro

If you're obsessed with phenomenal performance look no further than the Specialized Tarmac Pro with Shimano Ultegra Di2. To get the weight around 950 grams, Specialized utilized advanced aerospace composite optimization software to revolutionize the construction and layup of FACT 10r carbon. Specialized has develop a performance road geometry that perfects the combination of a responsive front end and short wheelbase, delivering instantaneous response and optimal power transfer. And while stiffness aids in the aforementioned, compliance must also be utilized for an optimal ride quality. That's why Specialized designed a seatpost that builds compliance into the upper 120mm where clamping doesn't happen, dropped the seatstays, and altered the seat tube shape. They also added tire clearance up to 30mm, which translates to a 28mm Turbo Cotton on a Roval CL 50 wheel. This allows lower pressures for decreased rolling resistance, increased traction, and more comfort. Altogether, these additions still have the Tarmac riding like a true race-machine, but just takes a bit of the sting out of those road imperfections. The Tarmac Pro comes spec'd with Shimano's Ultegra 8150 Di2 groupset with direct mount brakes and the affordable, yet impressively aerodynamic, Roval CL 50 wheelset with 26mm S-Works Turbo tires.

And while this is all great, Specialized's knows that aerodynamics are the most important thing they can do to make you faster. Both Bora-Hansgrohe and Team Quick Step Floors Pro Tour riders, after all, are demanding aero improvements on every bike. During the six-month iterative process, three areas were discovered where they could do this—a new fork shape, dropped seatstays with aero tubes, and a d-shaped seatpost and seat tube. The result? A bike that's approximately 45 seconds faster over 40km compared to other lightweight bikes in the same category. A speed savings that you'll feel when you're attacking off the front of the peloton.

- The FACT 10r carbon frame combines the lightweight performance and compliance of their top-end carbon production methods with Rider-First Engineered design that ensures every frame size has the same legendary climbing responsiveness and descending prowess you'd expect from a Tarmac.

- S-Works full FACT carbon fork with a tapered construction provides incredible front end stiffness and steering response for instantaneous accelerations and high-speed descents.

- A 52/36T S-Works alloy crankset is incredibly stiff, with a chainring grouping that's equally suited to big alpine climbs as it is to throwing down the gauntlet on the flats.

Features and Information

 
Specification Description
Frame Specialized Tarmac SL6, FACT 10r carbon, Rider-First Engineered, OSBB, full internal, electronic-specific routing, internally integrated seat clamp, 130mm rear spacing
Fork S-Works FACT carbon
Rims/Wheels Roval CL 50, Win Tunnel Engineered, carbon rim, 50mm depth, Roval AF1 Hub
Tires S-Works Turbo, 120 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x26mm
Crankset S-Works carbon fiber, alloy spider
Chainrings 52/36T
Bottom Bracket Praxis 6806 bearings
Chain Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra Di2 8070, braze-on
Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra Di2 8050, 11-speed
Rear Cogs Shimano Ultegra 8000,11-speed, 11-30t
Shifters Shimano Ultegra 8150 Di2, 11-speed
Handlebars Specialized Expert Shallow Drop, alloy, 123x75mm
Tape/Grips S-Wrap w/ Sticky gel
Stem Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
Brake Levers Shimano Ultegra 8150 Di2
Brakes Shimano Ultegra 8010 direct mount
Saddle Toupe Expert Gel, 143mm, hollow titanium rails, Adaptive Edge
Seatpost S-Works FACT Carbon Tarmac seatpost, 20mm offset

* Subject to change without notice.

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Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number Store SKU
Carbon/Gloss Rkt Red/Tarmac Blk/Metallic Wht Slver / 49cm 00888818312412 90618-1049 16502
Oil Chameleon/Acid Pink/Clean / 49cm 00888818314607 90618-1149 16496
Carbon/Gloss Rkt Red/Tarmac Blk/Metallic Wht Slver / 52cm 00888818313785 90618-1052 16503
Oil Chameleon/Acid Pink/Clean / 52cm 00888818312139 90618-1152 16497
Carbon/Gloss Rkt Red/Tarmac Blk/Metallic Wht Slver / 54cm 00888818313792 90618-1054 16505
Oil Chameleon/Acid Pink/Clean / 54cm 00888818313716 90618-1154 16498
Carbon/Gloss Rkt Red/Tarmac Blk/Metallic Wht Slver / 56cm 00888818312979 90618-1056 16506
Oil Chameleon/Acid Pink/Clean / 56cm 00888818314614 90618-1156 16499
Carbon/Gloss Rkt Red/Tarmac Blk/Metallic Wht Slver / 58cm 00888818312702 90618-1058 16512
Oil Chameleon/Acid Pink/Clean / 58cm 00888818311965 90618-1158 16500
Carbon/Gloss Rkt Red/Tarmac Blk/Metallic Wht Slver / 61cm 00888818313662 90618-1061 16516
Oil Chameleon/Acid Pink/Clean / 61cm 00888818314454 90618-1161 16501