Tarmac Elite Compact
$1,950.00
Part No.  

Tarmac Elite Compact

$1,950.00
Part No.  22008
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Tarmac Elite Compact
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Competitive Road FAST REDEFINED Designed for speed and efficiency, yet still light, sharp-handling and smooth-riding, the Tarmac SL gives new meaning to the word fast.

Inside Tech When we set out to build the lightest, most efficient road bike ever, there wasn't a manufacturing process that could do the job. So we created one—'Az1'. Using Az1 (say: as-one) we seamlessly join discrete carbon monocoque sections into a single chassis, creating a frame with unsurpassed strength-to-weight and stiffness-to-weight ratios.

Useful Links FACT Carbon Manuals/Tech Bulletins

  • Specialized FACT 6r carbon frame, triple monocoque construction, compact race design
  • Specialized FACT carbon fork, carbon legs and steerer
  • Shimano 105, short cage rear derailluer and 105 10-speed STI shifters
  • SRAM OG-1070 cassette, 10-speed 11-28t
  • 50x34T chainrings
  • Mavic CXP22 rim, alloy triple-wall, machined sidewalls w/ eyelets
  • Specialized forged alloy, 24/28 hole hubs, double sealed ball bearings, stainless straight pull spokes, cassette hub, QR
  • Body Geometry Toupé, Team saddle, super light foam, carbon reinforced base, microfiber cover

Technical Specifications

FRAMESET
SEAT BINDER Specialized CNC, alloy, 32.6mm clamp
HEADSET Specialized Mindset Plus, 1 1/8"" integrated threadless, cartridge sealed bearings, alloy 20mm cone w/ one 10mm and two 5mm alloy spacers
FORK Specialized FACT carbon fork, carbon legs and steerer
FRAME Specialized FACT 6r carbon, triple monocoque construction, compact race design
WHEELS
FRONT HUB Specialized forged alloy, 24 hole, double sealed ball bearings, straight pull spokes, QR
REAR HUB Specialized forged alloy, 28 hole, double sealed ball bearings, straight pull spokes, cassette, QR
SPOKES Stainless 14g, straight-pull aero
RIMS Mavic CXP22 rim, alloy triple-wall, machined sidewalls w/ eyelets
FRONT TIRE Specialized Mondo Pro, 700x23C, aramid bead, 120TPI, Flak Jacket
REAR TIRE Specialized Mondo Pro, 700x23C, aramid bead, 120TPI, Flak Jacket
DRIVETRAIN
BOTTOM BRACKET FSA MegaExo, integrated exterior cartridge bearings, alloy
CHAIN Shimano 105, 10-speed
CRANKSET FSA Gossamer MegaExo, 2-piece crankset
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano 105, 10-speed STI, flight deck compatible
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano 105, braze-on clamp, bottom pull
CHAINRINGS 50x34T
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano 105, short cage
COCKPIT
SADDLE Body Geometry Toupé Team, super light foam, carbon reinforced base, microfiber cover
HANDLEBARS Specialized Expert, 6061 alloy, short-reach drop, ergonomic top shaping, 31.8mm
STEM Specialized Comp-Set, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt 31.8mm bar clamp, 4-position adjustable
BRAKES
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano 105, 10-speed STI, flight deck compatible
FRONT BRAKE Ultralight dual pivot brakes, Teflon pivots, forged alloy w/ cartridge pads
REAR BRAKE Ultralight dual pivot brakes, Teflon pivots, forged alloy w/ cartridge pads
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Composite body test ride pedals

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