Specialized Tarmac Sl4 Elite Road Bike 2018 – Carbon/Gloss Tarmac
Few bikes invoke podium dreams and longing like our Tarmac and with the Tarmac Elite
Few bikes invoke podium dreams and longing like our Tarmac and with the Tarmac Elite you get your slice of the Tarmac performance lineage at a price that's more than favourable.
You'll also find a Grand-Tour-winning geometry plus a FACT 9r carbon fibre construction.For the spec we selected components that deliver reliable performance like durable DT R460 wheels a mix of Shimano Ultegra 8000 and Praxis 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.
Significantly lighter than comparable wheelsets in its class these tough DT R460 wheels offer tremendous value in one smooth-rolling package.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 Zayante 7075-T6 alloy chainrings alloy bolts BB30CHAINRINGS50/34TBOTTOM BRACKETIncluded w/ cranksetSHIFT LEVERSShimano Ultegra 8000 11-speedFRONT DERAILLEURShimano Ultegra 8000 braze-onREAR DERAILLEURShimano Ultegra 8000 11-speedCASSETTEShimano 105 11-speed 11-28tCHAINKMC X11EL 11-speed w/ Missing Link™FRONT BRAKEShimano Ultegra 8000REAR BRAKEShimano Ultegra 8000HANDLEBARSSpecialized Shallow Drop 6061 70x125mm 31.8mm clampTAPES-Wrap w/ Sticky gelSTEMSpecialized 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