Tarmac Elite Mid-Compact
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Tarmac Elite Mid-Compact

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Whether it's winning the Tour de France or a city-limit sprint, Tarmac is made for racing, with its powerful acceleration and razor-sharp handling. The Elite features Shimano 105 components plus DT Axis 3.0 wheels, keeping the performance and durability up and the cost down.
  • Specialized Comp FACT carbon seatpost absorbs road vibrations and is stiff and efficient, paired with ultra-light and stiff Body Geometry Toupe Sport saddle with Cr-Mo rails
  • Smooth, precise Shimano 105 STI shifters are renowned for their race-ready performance and exceptional value
  • FACT IS 8r carbon frame with tapered head tube and elliptical seatstays is race-ready stiff and fast without sacrificing compliance
  • The monocoque FACT carbon fork is light, stiff, and compliant with a tapered steerer
  • Adjustable 4-position oversized alloy stem with carbon-clip front cone plus 31.8mm bar clamp for strength and versatile positioning
  • Specialized Turbo Elite 100 TPI, offers BlackBelt protection for a tough tire that still offers low rolling resistance, great traction, and light weight to allow for quick climps and fast decents

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN Shimano Tiagra 10-speed
BOTTOM BRACKET OS integrated, sealed bearings
CRANKSET FSA Gossamer Pro
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano 105
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano 105 STI
CASSETTE Shimano Tiagra, 10-speed, 11-28
CHAINRINGS 52/36
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano 105
WHEELS
REAR WHEEL DT Axis 3.0
INNER TUBES Lightweight, presta
FRONT TIRE Specialized Turbo Elite, BlackBelt, 100TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c
REAR TIRE Specialized Turbo Elite, BlackBelt, 100TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c
FRONT WHEEL DT Axis 3.0
COCKPIT
SADDLE Body Geometry Toupé Sport, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
TAPE Specialized S-Wrap, w/ gel
SEATPOST Specialized Comp, FACT carbon, 27.2mm
STEM Specialized Comp-Set 6061 alloy, cone head bolt, 12-degree, 4-degree shim, 31.8mm
HANDLEBARS Specialized Tarmac Comp, alloy, deep bend
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Shimano 105
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano 105 STI
REAR BRAKE Shimano 105
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Nylon flat test ride, loose ball, w/ reflectors
FRAMESET
HEADSET 1-1/8"" upper and 1-1/2"" lower Cr-Mo cartridge bearings integrated w/ headset, 20mm cone spacer, w/ 20mm of spacers
SEAT BINDER Forged alloy, 32.6mm
FORK Specialized FACT carbon, full monocoque, OS race for 1-1/2"" bearing
FRAME Specialized FACT 8r carbon, FACT IS construction, compact race design, 1-1/2"" lower bearing, OSBB

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