Tarmac SL4 Expert Mid-Compact
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Tarmac SL4 Expert Mid-Compact

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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 ultralight SL4 frame construction, plus Ultegra components, an FSA carbon crank, and DT Axis 4.0 wheels for race-ready performance.
  • Shimano Ultegra 10-speed shifters are lightweight and laser-accurate for high-performance use
  • Specialized SL4 FACT IS 10r carbon frame with uniquely shaped, tapered head tube and OSBB: now even stiffer and lighter for pure, unbridled speed and power
  • Full monocoque FACT carbon fork with a tapered carbon steerer is super light with great torsional rigidity for high-speed handling
  • Adjustable 4-position oversized alloy stem with carbon-clip front cone plus 31.8mm bar clamp for strength and versatile positioning
  • Specialized Turbo Elite 100 TPI, offers BlackBelt protection for a tough tire that still offers low rolling resistance, great traction, and light weight to allow for quick climps and fast decents
  • Minimalist, high-performance Body Geometry Toupe Comp RBX saddle with hollow Cr-Mo rails, flat profile, and generous padding for long rides and explosive efforts

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN Shimano Tiagra 10-speed
BOTTOM BRACKET OS integrated, sealed bearings
CRANKSET FSA SL-K Light, carbon, BB30
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Ultegra
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Ultegra STI
CASSETTE Shimano 105, 10-speed, 11-28
CHAINRINGS 52/36
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Ultegra
WHEELS
REAR WHEEL DT Axis 4.0
INNER TUBES Lightweight, presta
FRONT TIRE Specialized Turbo Elite, BlackBelt, 100TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c
REAR TIRE Specialized Turbo Elite, BlackBelt, 100TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c
FRONT WHEEL DT Axis 4.0
COCKPIT
SADDLE Body Geometry Toupé Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
TAPE Specialized Pro D2
SEATPOST Specialized Comp, FACT carbon, 27.2mm
STEM Specialized Comp-Set 6061 alloy, cone head bolt, 12-degree, 4-degree shim, 31.8mm
HANDLEBARS Specialized Tarmac Expert, 2014 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 1-3/8"" lower stainless steel 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 1-3/8"" bearing
FRAME Specialized FACT 10r carbon, FACT IS construction, tapered/shaped HT, compact race design, 1-3/8"" lower bearing, OSBB

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