Women's Tarmac Expert
$4,000.00
Part No.  

Women's Tarmac Expert

$4,000.00
Part No.  129064
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Women's Tarmac Expert
Overview
Technical Specifications
Geometry
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The Women's Tarmac Expert isn't just a bike that's born to race—it's a bike that proves you don't need to take out a second mortgage to have a luxurious ride. This Women's Tarmac will excel dutifully at every discipline of road riding, from climbs to sprints—put it through its paces, and don't be surprised that you're smiling at the top of the climb.

To get the weight around 950 grams, we utilized advanced aerospace composite optimization software to revolutionize the construction and layup of our new FACT 10r carbon. It's the most advanced material and schedule we've ever made—the shape, schedule, and material optimization allowed us to shed nearly 200 grams. That's right, a 20% reduction in frame weight—the perfect recipe for your next hill climb PR.

We then further improved our Rider-First Engineered™ technology to ensure that the new Tarmac is stiff and compliant in exactly the right places. With this revamp, we also updated the geometry—basing it on countless Retül data points and professional rider input. This enabled us to develop a performance road geometry that perfects the combination of a responsive front end and short wheelbase, delivering instantaneous response and optimal power transfer.

And while stiffness aids in the aforementioned, compliance must also be utilized for an optimal ride quality. That's why we designed a seatpost that builds compliance into the upper 120mm where clamping doesn't happen, dropped the seatstays, and altered the seat tube shape. We also added tire clearance up to 30mm, which translates to a 28mm Turbo Cotton on a Roval SLX 24 rim. This allows lower pressures for decreased rolling resistance, increased traction, and more comfort. Altogether, these additions still have the Tarmac riding like a true race-machine, but just takes a bit of the sting out of those road imperfections. You'll thanks us on your next long ride.

And while this is all great, we know that aerodynamics are the most important thing we can do to make you faster. Our Boels-Dolmans Pro Tour riders, after all, are demanding aero improvements on every bike. With this, the aero goal was to discover where we could essentially "add aero for free," by not taking anything away from the hallmarks of the Tarmac design. During the six-month iterative process, three areas were discovered where we could do this—a new fork shape, dropped seatstays with aero tubes, and a d-shaped seatpost and seat tube. The result? A bike that's approximately 45 seconds faster over 40km compared to other lightweight bikes in the same category. A speed savings that you'll feel when you're attacking off the front of the peloton.

This Women's Tarmac Expert comes ready to race out of the box, featuring a crisp Shimano Ultegra 8000 groupset, lightweight Roval SLX 24 rims laced to DT Swiss hubs, our fastest S-Works Turbo 26mm tires, and a sublime Oura Expert Gel saddle.

  • The FACT 10r carbon frame combines the lightweight performance and compliance of our top-end carbon production methods with our Rider-First Engineered™ design that ensures every frame size has the same legendary climbing responsiveness and descending prowess you'd expect from a Tarmac.
  • S-Works FACT full carbon fork with tapered construction provides incredible front end stiffness and steering response for instantaneous accelerations and high-speed descents.
  • The Roval SLX 24 Disc wheelset features a sub-1600-gram weight, a 20-millimeter internal width, and an alloy construction that makes it a solid road performer.

Technical Specifications

FRAMESET
SEAT BINDER Tarmac SL6 clamp assembly
FORK S-Works FACT carbon
FRAME Specialized Tarmac SL6, FACT 10r carbon, Rider-First Engineered™, OSBB, clean routing, internally integrated seat clamp, 130mm rear spacing
DRIVETRAIN
BOTTOM BRACKET Praxis BB30 w/ Shimano conversion adaptor
CHAIN Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
CRANKSET Shimano Ultegra R8000
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Ultegra 8000, braze-on
CASSETTE Shimano Ultegra 8000,11-speed, 11-30t
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Ultegra 8000, 11-speed
CHAINRINGS 52/36T
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Ultegra 8000, 11-speed
COCKPIT
SADDLE Oura Pro, 155mm, carbon rails, carbon base
TAPE S-Wrap w/ Sticky gel
SEATPOST S-Works FACT Carbon Tarmac seatpost, 20mm offset
HANDLEBARS Specialized Expert Shallow Drop, alloy, 123x75mm
STEM Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Shimano Ultegra 8010 direct mount
REAR BRAKE Shimano Ultegra 8010 direct mount
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Nylon, 105x78x28mm, loose balls w/ reflectors
WHEELS
REAR WHEEL Roval SLX 24 Rims, DT Swiss 350 hubs, DT Swiss Competition spokes, 24h
INNER TUBES 700x18/25mm, 60mm Presta valve
FRONT TIRE S-Works Turbo, 120 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x26mm
REAR TIRE S-Works Turbo, 120 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x26mm
FRONT WHEEL Roval SLX 24 Rims, DT Swiss 350 hubs, DT Swiss Competition spokes, 20h

Geometry

Geometry Chart

Tarmac - Geometry

  44 49 52 54 56
Crank Length 165mm 170mm 170mm 172.5mm 172.5mm
Stem Length 80mm 80mm 90mm 100mm 100mm
Seatpost Length 320mm 320mm 320mm 380mm 380mm
Handlebar Width 360mm 380mm 400mm 400mm 420mm
Reach 365mm 375mm 380mm 384mm 395mm
Top Tube Length, Horizontal 490mm 508mm 531mm 540mm 562mm
Stack 500mm 514mm 527mm 544mm 565mm
Wheelbase 964mm 968mm 970mm 973mm 985mm
Chainstay Length 405mm 405mm 405mm 405mm 405mm
Front Center 571mm 574mm 577mm 579mm 591mm
BB Drop 74mm 74mm 74mm 72mm 72mm
BB Height 266mm 266mm 266mm 268mm 268mm
Seat Tube Angle 76° 75.5° 74° 74° 73.5°
Head Tube Angle 70.5° 71.75° 72.5° 73° 73.5°
Seat Tube Length 400mm 431mm 462mm 481mm 501mm
Head Tube Length 105mm 115mm 126mm 143mm 163mm
Bike Standover Height 730mm 740mm 755mm 775mm 795mm
Fork Rake/Offset 47mm 47mm 47mm 44mm 44mm
Fork Length, Full 363mm 363mm 363mm 363mm 363mm
Trail 71mm 63mm 58mm 58mm 55mm

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