Tarmac SL3 Expert Mid-Compact
$3,900.00
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Tarmac SL3 Expert Mid-Compact

$3,900.00
Part No.  35185
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Tarmac SL3 Expert Mid-Compact
Overview
Technical Specifications
Geometry
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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

FRAMESET
SEAT BINDER Forged alloy, 32.6mm
HEADSET 1-1/8 upper and 1-1/2"" lower Cr-Mo cartridge bearings integrated w/ headset, 8mm cone spacer with 20mm of spacers
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
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
DRIVETRAIN
BOTTOM BRACKET OS integrated, sealed bearings
CHAIN Shimano 105
CRANKSET FSA SL-K Light BB30 carbon
CASSETTE Shimano 105, 10-speed, 11-28t
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Ultegra STI, flight deck compatible, 10-speed
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Ultegra
CHAINRINGS 52/36
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Ultegra
COCKPIT
SADDLE Body Geometry Romin Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails
TAPE Specialized Pro D2
SEATPOST Specialized Comp carbon, 27.2mm
HANDLEBARS New Specialized Tarmac Expert, alloy
STEM New CompSet 6061 alloy, cone head bolt, 12-degree, 4-degree shim 31.8mm
BRAKES
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano Ultegra STI, Flight Deck compatible
FRONT BRAKE Shimano Ultegra
REAR BRAKE Shimano Ultegra
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Nylon flat test ride, loose ball, w/ reflectors

Geometry

Geometry Chart

Tarmac - Geometry

  490 520 540 560 580 610
Stem Length 75mm 90mm 100mm 100mm 110mm 110mm
Crank Length 170mm 170mm 172.5mm 172.5mm 175mm 175mm
Handle-Bar Width 400mm 420mm 420mm 420mm 440mm 440mm
Reach 386mm 386mm 387mm 395mm 402mm 408mm
Wheelbase 970mm 970mm 981mm 989mm 1007mm 1019mm
Stack 504mm 526mm 543mm 564mm 591mm 612mm
Seat-Tube Length, B-B Center to Top 460mm 490mm 510mm 530mm 550mm 580mm
Head-Tube Length 100mm 120mm 145mm 170mm 205mm 230mm
Top-Tube Length, Horizontal 518mm 537mm 548mm 565mm 582mm 600mm
Front-Center 576mm 576mm 586mm 594mm 610mm 618mm
Head-Tube Angle 72.25° 73° 73° 73.5° 73.5° 74°
Fork Rake 45mm 45mm 45mm 43mm 43mm 43mm
Trail 62mm 57mm 57mm 56mm 56mm 53mm
Stand-Over Height 730mm 755mm 775mm 795mm 826mm 850mm
Chain-Stay Length 405mm 405mm 405mm 405mm 407mm 410mm
Seat-Tube Angle 75.5° 74° 73.5° 73.25° 73° 72.5°
B-B Drop 71.5mm 71.5mm 69mm 69mm 67.5mm 67.5mm
Seat-Post Length 300mm 300mm 350mm 350mm 350mm 350mm

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