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Specialized Tarmac Expert 2018 Black/Gloss Acid Pink/Clean
Colour: Black/Gloss Acid Pink/Clean
Black/Gloss Acid Pink/CleanSALE
£3,500.00
£2,399.00
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Saturday 23ʳᵈ Mar - Monday 25ᵗʰ Mar

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Our S-Works Tarmac may be the optimal bike for winning a Grand Tour, but chances are, you’re not going to be competing in Southern France this season. But when you need a bike that’s ready to annihilate the competition on your training rides and local races, the new Tarmac Expert is pretty damn hard to beat.

To get the weight around 950 grams, we utilized advanced aerospace composite optimization software to revolutionize the construction and layup of our new FACT 10r carbon. It's the most advanced material and schedule we've ever made—the shape, schedule, and material optimization allowed us to shed nearly 200 grams. That's right, a 20% reduction in frame weight—the perfect recipe for your next hill climb PR.

We then further improved our Rider-First Engineered™ technology to ensure that the new Tarmac is stiff and compliant in exactly the right places. With this revamp, we also updated the geometry—basing it on countless Retül data points and professional rider input. This enabled us to 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 we designed a seatpost that builds compliance into the upper 120mm where clamping doesn’t happen, dropped the seatstays, and altered the seat tube shape. We also added tire clearance up to 30mm, which translates to a 28mm Turbo Cotton on a Roval SLX 24 rim. 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. You’ll thanks us on your next long ride.

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FRAME Specialized Tarmac SL6, FACT 10r carbon, Rider-First Engineered™, OSBB, clean routing, internally integrated seat clamp, 130mm rear spacing

FORK S-Works FACT carbon

FRONT WHEEL Roval SLX 24 Rims, DT Swiss 350 hubs, DT Swiss Competition spokes, 20h

REAR WHEEL Roval SLX 24 Rims, DT Swiss 350 hubs, DT Swiss Competition spokes, 24h

INNER TUBES 66mm alloy tubeless valve

FRONT TYRE S-Works Turbo, 120 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x26mm

REAR TYRE S-Works Turbo, 120 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x26mm

CRANKSET Shimano Ultegra R8000

CHAINRING S52/36T

SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Ultegra 8000, 11-speed

FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Ultegra 8000, braze-on

REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Ultegra 8000, 11-speed

CASSETTE Shimano Ultegra 8000,11-speed, 11-30t

CHAIN Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed

FRONT BRAKE Shimano Ultegra 8010 direct mount

REAR BRAKE Shimano Ultegra 8010 direct mount

HANDLEBARS Specialized Expert Shallow Drop, alloy, 123x75mm

TAPE S-Wrap w/ Sticky gel

 STEM Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt

SADDLE Toupe Expert Gel, 143mm, hollow titanium rails, Adaptive Edge

SEATPOST S-Works FACT Carbon Tarmac seatpost, 20mm offset

SEAT BINDER Tarmac SL6 clamp assembly

PEDALS Nylon, 105x78x28mm, loose balls w/ reflectors

Product Code: Q2315195

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Delivery

  • Next & Named Day Delivery: Free on orders over £100, otherwise £5.95. Order before 7 pm Monday - Saturday, 2 pm Sunday.
  • Standard Delivery: Free on orders over £50, otherwise £4.95. Please take note of the delivery dates above for an estimated delivery timescale.
  • Click & Collect: Free Click & Collect to any of our stores. Use the store finder above to locate your closest pickup point.

Returns
 

We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you wish to return your goods, then you can do so by visiting one of our stores, sending the product to our refunds department, or by taking it to a Collect+ store within 30 days of receipt.

 

Unwanted items should be in new condition, with the original packaging, labelling and with a Cycle Surgery receipt. A refund request will usually be actioned within 7 working days from receipt. Please note, for unwanted items, you are responsible for paying all return postage charges.

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