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Specialized Tarmac SL5 Expert 2018

  • The Tarmac model that hits the 'beauty spot' in the range between technology and price
  • Fact 10r carbon fibre uses Rider-First Engineered™ design to ensure fit, comfort and speed
  • S-Works full fact carbon fibre fork provides the very top level of stiffness and control
  • Dressed in the simply beautiful Shimano Dura-Ace 9100 componentry
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Specialized Tarmac SL5 Expert 2018

When you have a number of bikes to choose from in the same range it can sometimes be easy to get lost in what's what. Well, let us make it easy for you. The Specialized Tarmac SL5 Expert is the perfect blend of technology, speed, comfort and price. With a FACT 10r carbon fibre frame that provides comfort and speed with Rider-First Engineered Technology and an S-Works full FACT carbon fork that provides supreme stiffness the SL5 compares a cut-above the rest against others in its category. To finish it off the Expert is dressed in Shimano Dura-ace 9100 that you can always rely on to give you the shifting you expect from a top of the range bike. 

Full Specification

FEATURES

TECHNOLOGIES

Fact 10r Carbon Fibre with Rider-First Engineered™ Technology

The FACT 10r carbon frame combines the lightweight performance and compliance of our 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

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.

Shimano Dura-Ace 9100 Components 

The 11-speed Shimano Dura-Ace 9100 shifting offers the smoothest, crispest shifts while keeping overall bike weights extremely low.

FULL SPECIFICATION

FRAME

Specialized Tarmac SL5, FACT 10r carbon, Rider-First Engineered™, compact race design, 1-3/8" lower bearing, threaded BB, 130mm spacing

FORK

S-Works FACT full carbon, size-specific taper

FRONT WHEEL AND REAR WHEEL

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

INNER TUBES

700x20/28mm, 48mm Presta valve

FRONT TYRE AND REAR TYRE

S-Works Turbo, 120 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x24mm

CRANKSET

Shimano Dura-Ace R9100

CHAINRINGS

52/36T

BOTTOM BRACKET

Shimano Dura-Ace BB

SHIFT LEVERS

Shimano Dura-Ace 9100, 11-speed

FRONT DERAILLEUR

Shimano Dura-Ace 9100, braze-on

REAR DERAILLEUR

Shimano Dura-Ace 9100, 11-speed

CASSETTE

Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11-28t

CHAIN

Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed

FRONT BRAKE AND REAR BRAKE

Shimano Dura-Ace 9100

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

Specialized Comp carbon, single bolt

PEDALS

Nylon, 105x78x28mm, loose balls w/ reflectors