Specialized Men's Tarmac Disc Sport - 2019

Specialized Men's Tarmac Disc Sport
  • Color: Gloss Flo Red/Metallic White Silver/Tarmac Black
  • Color: Satin Cast Battleship/Hyper/Clean
$2,700.00
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The Tarmac Disc Sport is the perfect entry-level, high-performance road bike. With a full carbon fiber frame, a list of reliable components, and many of the features found in way more expensive models, it's sure to get you out on the road riding with an ear-to-ear smile.

In order to cut some grams from the Tarmac, but to also ensure that it's stiff and compliant in exactly the right places, we took major steps to improving our Rider-First Engineered technology. From different layup schedules and materials, to visibly different forks, we scrutinized every single aspect of the 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 dropped the seatstays, and altered the seat tube shape. We also added tire clearance up to 30mm. 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. Our Bora-Hansgrohe and 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 and dropped seatstays with aero tubes.

This Tarmac comes with a reliable spec that includes Shimano 105 mechanical shifting, quick-stopping hydraulic disc brakes, durable DT R470 Disc wheels.

- 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 FACT 9r frame is the perfect blend of value and performance.
- The 11-speed Shimano 105 shifting is extremely reliable and precise, while the hydraulic disc brakes offer exceptional modulation and stopping power..
- DT R470 Disc wheels feature reliable, sealed cartridge hubs, and 24 front and rear spokes that keeps weight low and durability high.

Specs

Frame Tarmac SL6, FACT 9r carbon, Rider-First Engineered, threaded BB, clean routing, flat-mount disc
Fork FACT 10r carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
Axles Front: 100 x 15mm
Rear: 142 x 12mm
Rims/Wheels DT R470 Disc, sealed cartridge hubs, 14g spokes, 24h
Tires Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x26mm
Crankset S-Works FACT carbon 27.2mm, 20mm offset
Chainrings 52/36T
Bottom Bracket Shimano threaded
Chain KMC X11 EL, 11-speed w/ Missing Link
Front Derailleur Shimano 105 R7000, braze-on
Rear Derailleur Shimano 105 R7000-GS, medium cage
Cassette/Rear Cogs Shimano 105 R7000, 11-speed, 11-30t
Shifters Shimano 105 Disc R7020
Handlebars Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp
Tape/Grips S-Wrap Roubaix w/ sticky gel
Stem Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise
Brakes Shimano 105 R7070, hydraulic disc
Pedals Nylon, 105x78x28mm, loose ball w/ reflectors
Saddle Body Geometry Toupé Sport, steel rails, 143mm
Seat Post S-Works FACT carbon 27.2mm, 20mm offset

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Gloss Flo Red/Metallic White Silver/Tarmac Black / 49cm 888818424245 90619-6349 TAR445711839
Gloss Flo Red/Metallic White Silver/Tarmac Black / 54cm 888818424115 90619-6354 TAR44418594
Gloss Flo Red/Metallic White Silver/Tarmac Black / 56cm 888818424405 90619-6356 TAR44705486
Gloss Flo Red/Metallic White Silver/Tarmac Black / 58cm 888818424177 90619-6358 TAR446272258
Gloss Flo Red/Metallic White Silver/Tarmac Black / 61cm 888818424207 90619-6361 TAR441822631
Satin Cast Battleship/Hyper/Clean / 49cm 888818424368 90619-6249 TAR353027329
Satin Cast Battleship/Hyper/Clean / 52cm 888818424153 90619-6252 TAR354117742
Satin Cast Battleship/Hyper/Clean / 54cm 888818424184 90619-6254 TAR356518904

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