Specialized Tarmac Sl4 Bora Road Bike 2018 – Bora Team
Grand-Tour-winning geometry plus a FACT 9r carbon fibre construction.
The Tarmac Sport combines all of the complete performance that the Tarmac is known the world over for with the reliable shifting of Shimano’s Tiagra.
Consider it the perfect bike to grow along with you as you explore the open roads ahead.
And along the way you'll also find a Grand-Tour-winning geometry plus a FACT 9r carbon fibre construction.For the spec we selected components that deliver surefooted performance like durable DT R460 wheels crisp Shimano 105 shifting and a bevy of Body Geometry components that maximize performance by providing the utmost in comfort.
The FACT 9r carbon frame combines the lightweight performance and compliance of our top-end carbon production methods with our Rider-First Engineered™ design that ensures every frame size has the same legendary climbing responsiveness and descending prowess you'd expect from a Tarmac.
The difference being in comparison to our highest carbon offering are some added grams—a small price to pay at this value.
FACT carbon fork with a tapered construction provides incredible front end stiffness and steering response for instantaneous accelerations and high-speed descents.
A stiff lightweight alloy Praxis Alba 2D crankset is there to punch well above its weight class minimizing energy loss while you're hammering away on the pedals.FRAMESpecialized Tarmac SL4 FACT 9r carbon compact race design 1-3/8' lower bearing threaded BB 130mm spacingFORKSpecialized FACT carbon full monocoqueFRONT WHEELDT R460 sealed cartridge hubs 14g spokes 20hREAR WHEELDT R460 sealed cartridge hubs 14g spokes 24hINNER TUBES700x20/28mm 40mm Presta valveFRONT TYREEspoir Elite 60 TPI Kevlar® bead 700x23mmREAR TYREEspoir Elite 60 TPI Kevlar® bead 700x23mmCRANKSETPraxis Alba M30 solid forged arms 6061 chainrings 110 BCD 11-speedCHAINRINGS50/34TSHIFT LEVERSShimano TiagraFRONT DERAILLEURShimano Tiagra braze-onREAR DERAILLEURShimano Tiagra long cage 10-speedCASSETTEShimano Tiagra 10-speed 12-28tCHAINKMC X10EL 10-speed w/ Missing Link™FRONT BRAKETektro Axis caliperREAR BRAKETektro Axis caliperHANDLEBARSSpecialized Shallow Drop 6061 70x125mm 31.8mm clampTAPESpecialized S-WrapSTEMSpecialized 3D forged alloy 4-bolt 7-degree riseSADDLEBody Geometry Toupé Sport steel rails 143mmSEATPOSTSpecialized Comp carbon single boltSEAT BINDERSpecialized alloy 27.2mmPEDALSNylon 105x78x28mm loose balls w/ reflectors