The Specialized SL5 Tarmac disc is the perfect bike to smash your local crit races, enjoy true comfort on or even take to warmer climates for a mid-season training camp. With the brand new Shimano RS785 hydraulic disc brakes, the SL5 provides unmatched braking power, no matter how bad the conditions get. Built with FACT 10r carbon fibre this Tarmac is as comfortable as it is fast thanks to its DT-Swiss R470 disc and Shimano Ultegra R8000 components.
Rider-First Engineered™ design
Specialized have taken their geometry design to a whole new level with the new Tarmac. This technology ensures that with every frame size, you get the same incredible fit. The result of this ensures true responsiveness whether you're climbing the toughest hill climb race around, descending on technical switchbacks or making the most of the speed available on the flats.
FACT 10r Carbon Fork
FACT carbon fork with a tapered construction provides incredible front-end stiffness and steering response for instantaneous accelerations and high-speed descents.
Shimano Ultegra R8000 Groupset with RS785 hydraulic levers
Shimano Ultegra hydraulic disc brakes deliver smooth modulation and lever feel, and more importantly, incredible stopping power in any condition. Shimano Ultegra groupset is lightweight, smooth and durable the perfect combination for training and racing all year round.
FRAME: Specialized FACT 10r carbon, threaded BB, full internal cable routing, internally integrated seat clamp, 135mm rear spacing, post disc mount
FORK: Specialized FACT carbon, full monocoque
FRONT WHEEL AND REAR WHEEL: DT R470 Disc, sealed cartridge hubs, 14g spokes, 24h
FRONT TYRE AND REAR TYRE: S-Works Turbo, 120 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x24mm
CRANKSET: Shimano Ultegra R8000
BOTTOM BRACKET: Shimano Ultegra
SHIFT LEVERS: Shimano Ultegra Disc 8020, 11-speed
FRONT DERAILLEUR: Shimano Ultegra 8000, braze-on
REAR DERAILLEUR: Shimano Ultegra 8000, 11-speed
CASSETTE: Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11-28t
CHAIN: KMC X11EL, 11-speed w/ Missing Link™
FRONT BRAKE AND REAR BRAKES: Shimano RS785, hydraulic disc
HANDLEBARS: Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp
STEM: Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise
SADDLE: Toupe Comp Gel, 143mm, hollow Cr-Mo, Adaptive Edge
SEATPOST: Specialized Comp carbon, single bolt