Ruby Expert
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Ruby Expert

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Ruby Expert
Overview
Technical Specifications
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Tired of rough roads wearing you out? So are we, and that's why made the Ruby Expert. The frame is among the lightest that we've ever made, and it's been constructed from our superlative FACT 10r carbon fiber. Its stiffness levels are also off the charts, and compared to the SL4 iteration of yesteryear, you'll experience a whole new, faster, and more efficient geometry. Through some engineering sorcery, however, we've managed to keep the same fit, feel, and position that we've all come to love from the SL4's Women's Endurance Geometry. Of course, you're probably thinking, "get on to the suspension thing up front." We call it Future Shock, and essentially, it's a piston in the head tube with 20mm of travel. We developed this technology in partnership with McLaren Applied Technologies, and the result of this are a host of drastic performance improvements, namely in the vertical compliance department. Without giving a physics lecture, we found that focusing on vertical compliance, instead of fork splay, meant that we could improve smoothness, speed, and comfort in one fell swoop. And of all the bikes that we've tested with our Rolling Efficiency Model, the new Ruby outperforms anything on the market. Lastly, we spec'd it with awesome components, like Shimano Ultegra 6800 shifting, hydraulic disc brakes, and a women's-specific saddle.
  • Featuring our Rider-First Engineered™ design that ensures every frame size has the same legendary responsiveness and smooth ride quality that you'd expect from a Ruby. The FACT 10r frameset is exceptional in every way, offering the ideal blend of light overall weight and targeted stiffness. Meanwhile, the all-new Future Shock "suspension" system at the cockpit delivers a revolutionary degree of comfort and control.
  • A Ruby Disc fork is built from our extraordinary FACT carbon fiber for supreme stiffness, strength, and reactivity, while a thru-axle design only stands to bolster all of the above. 
  • Shimano Ultegra hydraulic disc brakes serve up tremendous stopping power and incredible modulation.
  • Comes equipped with a 25lbs spring installed (color: black, weight: medium), and also includes both 13lbs (color: blue, weight: soft) and 40lbs (color: yellow, weight: firm) springs that can be installed to match the terrain you're riding.

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
BOTTOM BRACKET Threaded SRAM GXP
CRANKSET Shimano Ultegra Compact
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano ST-RS685, 11-speed
CASSETTE Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed, 11-32t
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Ultegra, braze-on
CHAINRINGS 50/34T
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Ultegra, long cage, 11-speed
COCKPIT
SADDLE Ruby Expert, Adaptive Edge design, hollow titanium rails, 155mm
TAPE S-Wrap Roubaix w/sticky gel
SEATPOST Specialized CG-R, FACT carbon, single bolt, 27.2mm
STEM Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
HANDLEBARS Specialized Hover Expert Alloy, 15mm rise, 125mm drop, 75mm reach
WHEELS
REAR WHEEL DT R470 Disc Pro, thru-axle, 2Bliss Ready
INNER TUBES 700x20/28mm, 48mm Presta valve
FRONT TIRE Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x26mm
REAR TIRE Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x26mm
FRONT WHEEL DT R470 Disc Pro, thru-axle, 2Bliss Ready
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Shimano 805 Flat-Mount HYD, resin pads w/fins
REAR BRAKE Shimano 805 Flat-Mount HYD, resin pads w/fins
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Nylon, 105x78x28mm, loose balls w/ reflectors
FRAMESET
FORK S-Works FACT full-carbon, flat-mount disc, 12x100mm thru-axle
FRAME Specialized FACT 11r carbon, Women's Endurance Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, 12x142mm thru-axle, Future Shock suspension, 20mm of travel, flat disc mounts

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