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

Part No.  35185
Tarmac SL3 Expert Mid-Compact
Technical Specifications
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

CHAIN Shimano 105
BOTTOM BRACKET OS integrated, sealed bearings
CRANKSET FSA SL-K Light BB30 carbon
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Ultegra STI, flight deck compatible, 10-speed
CASSETTE Shimano 105, 10-speed, 11-28t
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
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
FRONT BRAKE Shimano Ultegra
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano Ultegra STI, Flight Deck compatible
REAR BRAKE Shimano Ultegra
PEDALS Nylon flat test ride, loose ball, w/ reflectors
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


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