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Specialized S-Works S-Works Tarmac Disc Frameset - 2018/2019

Specialized S-Works S-Works Tarmac Disc Frameset
  • Color: Gloss Acid Mint/Mint/Light Turquoise/Satin Black
  • Color: Gloss Chameleon Flake/Satin Acid Red/Clean
  • Color: Gloss Chameleon/Cyan Blue
  • Color: Gloss Flo Red/Metallic White Silver/Satin Black
  • Color: Satin Cool Grey/Gloss Tarmac Black/Charcoal
  • Color: Team Boels Dolmans
$4,500.00
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Details

When we developed the new S-Works Tarmac Disc, we didn't just want it to be fast. No, we wanted it to be fast everywhere. Long climbs, windy flats, Grand Tour stages, and local fondos—we built a race bike to be the most complete out there. And now with disc brakes, we've managed to make it, well, even more complete.

For the construction, we utilized advanced aerospace composite optimization software to revolutionize the construction and layup of our new FACT 12r carbon. It's the most advanced material, and schedule, we've ever made and this 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 also took major steps to improving our Rider-First Engineered technology to ensure that the new Tarmac is stiff and compliant in exactly the right places, all while shedding some serious weight. From different layup schedules and materials, to visibly different forks, we scrutinized every single aspect of the new Tarmac to ensure you're getting the perfect ride. 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, which delivers 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 CLX 50 Disc wheel. 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 it also takes a bit of the sting out of road imperfections. You'll thank us on your next long ride.

But why disc brakes? The real question is 'why not?' They offer superior braking power and modulation, work exceptionally well in wet weather, and offer a very, very minor weight addition. All this means that you have more control and can go faster with more confidence.

We also know, however, that aerodynamic improvements are the most important thing we can do to make you faster. Both our Bora-Hansgrohe and Team Quick-Step Floors 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.

- Featuring 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. The S-Works FACT 12r frameset is our highest quality carbon frame, offering the ideal blend of light overall weight and targeted stiffness.
- S-Works full FACT carbon fork with a tapered construction provides incredible front end stiffness and steering response for instantaneous accelerations and high-speed descents.
- With its high-modulus construction, the S-Works FACT carbon Tarmac seatpost provides impeccable power transfer, while still allowing for ample compliance for long days in the saddle.

Specs

Frame S-Works Tarmac SL6, FACT 12r carbon, Rider-First Engineered, OSBB, clean routing, Di2 specific, internally integrated seat clamp, flat-mount disc
Fork S-Works FACT carbon
Bottom Bracket OSBB, CeramicSpeed bearings
Wheel Compatibility 700c
Brake Compatibility Flat mount disc
Seat Post S-Works FACT Carbon Tarmac seatpost, 20mm offset

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Gloss Acid Mint/Mint/Light Turquoise/Satin Black / 54cm 888818386734 77018-0254
Gloss Acid Mint/Mint/Light Turquoise/Satin Black / 56cm 888818386802 77018-0256
Gloss Acid Mint/Mint/Light Turquoise/Satin Black / 58cm 888818387335 77018-0258
Gloss Chameleon Flake/Satin Acid Red/Clean / 54cm 888818386994 77018-0454
Gloss Chameleon Flake/Satin Acid Red/Clean / 56cm 888818387502 77018-0456
Gloss Chameleon Flake/Satin Acid Red/Clean / 58cm 888818387083 77018-0458
Gloss Chameleon/Black Holographic Reflective / 52cm 888818387090 77018-0552
Gloss Chameleon/Black Holographic Reflective / 54cm 888818386697 77018-0554
Gloss Chameleon/Black Holographic Reflective / 56cm 888818386796 77018-0556
Gloss Chameleon/Black Holographic Reflective / 58cm 888818387168 77018-0558
Gloss Chameleon/Cyan Blue / 54cm 888818387441 77018-0654
Gloss Chameleon/Cyan Blue / 56cm 888818386970 77018-0656
Gloss Flo Red/Metallic White Silver/Satin Black / 52cm 888818387205 77018-0852

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