Tarmac SL3 Expert Mid-Compact
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Tarmac SL3 Expert Mid-Compact

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Tarmac SL3 Expert Mid-Compact
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Technical Specifications
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Whether it's winning the Tour de France or a local crit, Tarmac is made for racing, with its powerful acceleration and razor-sharp handling. The Expert boasts the same ultralight SL3 frame construction as last year's Tour-winning bike, plus Ultegra components an FSA carbon crank, and Fulcrum 3.0 wheels for race-ready performance.
  • FACT IS 10r carbon SL3 frame with tapered head tube and elliptical seatstays is Pro-Tour proven to be stiff and fast without sacrificing compliance
  • The FACT carbon fork is light, stiff, and compliant with a tapered steerer
  • Race-ready Fulcrum 4 wheels are fast, light, and durable for high mileage training - made by Campagnolo for legendary performance
  • Adjustable four-position 3D-forged alloy stem with 31.8mm bar clamp for strength and versatile positioning
  • Shimano Ultegra 10-speed shifters are lightweight and laser-accurate for high-performance use
  • Specialized BG Romin Comp features a shaped profile for max power and hollow Cr-Mo rails for durability

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN Shimano 105
BOTTOM BRACKET OS integrated, sealed bearings
CRANKSET FSA SL-K Light BB30 carbon
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Ultegra
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Ultegra STI, flight deck compatible, 10-speed
CASSETTE Shimano 105, 10-speed, 11-28t
CHAINRINGS 52/36
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Ultegra
WHEELS
REAR WHEEL Fulcrum Racing 4
INNER TUBES Lightweight, presta
FRONT TIRE Specialized Turbo Elite w/BlackBelt protection, 100 TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c
REAR TIRE Specialized Turbo Elite w/BlackBelt protection, 100 TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c
FRONT WHEEL Fulcrum Racing 4
COCKPIT
SADDLE Body Geometry Romin Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails
TAPE Specialized Pro D2
SEATPOST Specialized Comp carbon, 27.2mm
STEM New CompSet 6061 alloy, cone head bolt, 12-degree, 4-degree shim 31.8mm
HANDLEBARS New Specialized Tarmac Expert, alloy
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Shimano Ultegra
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano Ultegra STI, Flight Deck compatible
REAR BRAKE Shimano Ultegra
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, 8mm cone spacer with 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 10r carbon, FACT IS construction, compact race design, 1-1/2"" lower bearing, OSBB

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