Tarmac Mid-Compact
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Tarmac 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. This Tarmac features Shimano Sora components plus DT Axis 1.0 wheels, keeping the performance and durability up and the cost down.
  • 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 four-position oversized alloy stem with 31.8mm bar clamp for strength and versatile positioning
  • Never miss a critical shift with new Shimano Sora STI shifters
  • DT Axis 1.0 wheelset is light, tough and fast-rolling, fitted with Espoir Sport road tires with double BlackBelt puncture protection for a reliable ride
  • Espoir Sport 23c tires with BlackBelt punture protection allows for smooth, fast, and confident ride
  • Specialized Comp FACT carbon seatpost absorbs road vibrations and is stiff and efficient, paired with supportive BG Riva Road saddle

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN KMC X9, 9-speed, nickel plate, w/ reusable Missing Link
CRANKSET FSA Gossamer BB30
FRONT DERAILLEUR New Shimano Sora, braze-on
SHIFT LEVERS New Shimano Sora STI, 9-speed
CASSETTE Shimano CS-HG-50, 9-speed, 11-28
CHAINRINGS 52/36
REAR DERAILLEUR New Shimano Sora
WHEELS
REAR WHEEL DT Axis 1.0
INNER TUBES Lightweight, presta
FRONT TIRE Specialized Espoir Sport, double BlackBelt, 60TPI, wire bead, 700x23c
REAR TIRE Specialized Espoir Sport, double BlackBelt, 60TPI, wire bead, 700x23c
FRONT WHEEL DT Axis 1.0
COCKPIT
SADDLE Body Geometry Riva Road, Cr-Mo rails
TAPE Specialized S-Wrap, w/ gel
SEATPOST Specialized Comp, FACT carbon, 27.2mm
STEM Specialized Elite-Set, 3D-forged alloy, 4-position adjustable, 4-bolt 31.8mm clamp
HANDLEBARS Specialized Comp CX, alloy, shallow drop
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Axis DC 1.0
BRAKE LEVERS New Shimano Sora
REAR BRAKE Axis DC 1.0
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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