Specialized Tarmac SL4 Elite £2000

Few bikes invoke podium dreams and longing like our Tarmac, and with the Tarmac Elite, you get your slice of the Tarmac performance lineage at a price that's more than favourable. You'll also find a Grand-Tour-winning geometry, plus a FACT 9r carbon fibre construction.

For the spec, we selected components that deliver reliable performance, like durable DT R460 wheels, a mix of Shimano Ultegra 8000 and Praxis, and a bevy of Body Geometry components that maximize performance by providing the utmost in comfort.

 

  • The FACT 9r 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. The difference being, in comparison to our highest carbon offering, are some added grams—a small price to pay at this value.
  • FACT carbon fork with a tapered construction provides incredible front end stiffness and steering response for instantaneous accelerations and high-speed descents.
  • Significantly lighter than comparable wheelsets in its class, these tough DT R460 wheels offer tremendous value in one smooth-rolling package.
FRAME
Specialized Tarmac SL4, FACT 9r carbon, compact race design, 1-3/8" lower bearing, threaded BB, 130mm spacing
FORK
Specialized FACT carbon, full monocoque
FRONT WHEEL
DT R460, sealed cartridge hubs, 14g spokes, 20h
REAR WHEEL
DT R460, sealed cartridge hubs, 14g spokes, 24h
INNER TUBES
700x20/28mm, 40mm Presta valve
FRONT TYRE
Espoir Elite, 60 TPI, Kevlar® bead, 700x23mm
REAR TYRE
Espoir Elite, 60 TPI, Kevlar® bead, 700x23mm
CRANKSET
Praxis Zayante, 7075-T6 alloy chainrings, alloy bolts, BB30
CHAINRINGS
50/34T
BOTTOM BRACKET
Included w/ crankset
SHIFT LEVERS
Shimano Ultegra 8000, 11-speed
FRONT DERAILLEUR
Shimano Ultegra 8000, braze-on
REAR DERAILLEUR
Shimano Ultegra 8000, 11-speed
CASSETTE
Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11-28t
CHAIN
KMC X11EL, 11-speed w/ Missing Link™
FRONT BRAKE
Shimano Ultegra 8000
REAR BRAKE
Shimano Ultegra 8000
HANDLEBARS
Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp
TAPE
S-Wrap w/ Sticky gel
STEM
Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise
SADDLE
Body Geometry Toupé Sport, steel rails, 143mm
SEATPOST
Specialized Comp carbon, single bolt
SEAT BINDER
Specialized, alloy, 27.2mm