Tarmac Expert Compact
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Tarmac Expert Compact

Part No.  22351
Tarmac Expert Compact
Technical Specifications
FROM THE SPRING CLASSICS to the Grand Tours, the Tarmac has proven itself to be the professional rider's bike of choice. A world championship and a Tour de France green jersey lend proof to our claim that no frame is lighter and stiffer.

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  • The Tarmac Expert’s FACT 8r carbon construction means it’s light and stiff, for incredible speed and efficiency.
  • The S-Works FACT carbon monocoque fork has an oversized race for incredible strength and precision.
  • The 3D-forged Pro-Set stem features an oversized bar-clamp area for sure, precise steering.
  • The Specialized Pro alloy handlebar has a hand-friendly ergonomic shape, and an oversized clamp area for precision steering.
  • The scientifically proven Body Geometry Toupé is easy on your soft parts.
  • The Pro SL seatpost uses our FACT carbon construction for lightweight strength. The integrated Zertz insert absorbs energy-robbing vibrations.

Technical Specifications

CHAIN Shimano Ultegra, 10-speed
BOTTOM BRACKET Shimano Ultegra SL, Hollowtech II
CRANKSET Shimano Ultegra SL
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Ultegra SL, braze-on clamp
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Ultegra SL, 10-speed STI, flight deck compatible
CASSETTE Shimano Ultegra, 10-speed, 12-27t
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Ultegra SL, short cage
FRONT HUB Shimano Ultegra SL, QR
REAR HUB Shimano Ultegra SL, alloy cassette, QR
INNER TUBES Specialized standard presta tube
SPOKES Stainless bladed
FRONT TIRE Specialized Mondo Pro, 700x23c, aramid bead, 120TPI, Flak Jacket
RIMS Shimano Ultegra SL
REAR TIRE Specialized Mondo Pro, 700x23c, aramid bead, 120TPI, Flak Jacket
SADDLE Body Geometry Toupé, super light foam, carbon reinforced base, Cr-Mo rails
TAPE Body Geometry Bar Phat, cork ribbon w/ 2.5mm gel padding
SEATPOST Specialized Pro SL, FACT carbon w/ Zertz insert, 27.2mm
STEM Specialized Pro-Set, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt 31.8mm bar clamp, 4- position adjustable
HANDLEBARS Specialized Pro, 2014 alloy, short-drop, ergonomic shaping, 31.8mm
FRONT BRAKE Shimano Ultegra SL
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano Ultegra SL, 10-speed STI, flight deck compatible
REAR BRAKE Shimano Ultegra SL
PEDALS Silver cage, black body, w/ toe clip and strap
HEADSET Specialized Campy style, 1.5"" lower bearing, integrated threadless, stainless steel sealed cartridge bearings, 8mm carbon cone w/ one 10mm and two 5mm carbon spacers
SEAT BINDER Specialized CNC alloy, 32.6mm
FORK Specialzied Expert FACT carbon, monocoque construction, OS race for 1.5"" bearing, full carbon legs, crown and steerer
FRAME Specialized FACT 8r carbon, triple monocoque construction, compact race design


Geometry Chart

Tarmac - Geometry

  49 54 56 61
Handle-Bar Width 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
Reach 518mm 548mm 565mm 600mm
Stack 490mm 510mm 530mm 580mm
Seat-Tube Length, B-B Center to Top 405mm 405mm 405mm 407mm
Ground-Top 71.5mm 69mm 69mm 67.5mm
Top-Tube Length, Horizontal 74mm 73.5mm 73.25mm 72.5mm
Front-Center 120mm 145mm 170mm 230mm
Head-Tube Angle 576° 583° 591° 605°
Fork Rake 970mm 978mm 986mm 1013mm
Trail 730mm 777mm 800mm 828mm
Chain-Stay Length 45mm 45mm 43mm 43mm
Seat-Tube Angle 62° 57° 56° 53°
B-B Drop 73mm 73mm 73.5mm 73.5mm