Available in S-Works, Carbon, & Comp Models | 27.5″ & 29″ Wheel Sizes
What is a road bike? A machine? A tool? Or is it a continuation of the body—a paintbrush completing a picture of your true self? We believe it’s more than this, as words can’t describe the feeling it gives you to ride, nor can they encapsulate the dedication behind our innovative designs. It requires years in the Win Tunnel, on the road, and in the lab perfecting aero and carbon, and it’s worth every drop of sweat to deliver you the perfect ride.
TAKEN FROM SPECIALIZED.COM | SPECIALIZED S-Works Tarmac Etap description
In this world, there are bikes, there are bikes that win races, and then there are bikes that start revolutions on the road. The S-Works Tarmac eTap falls into the latter group. It features an impeccable S-Works FACT 11r carbon fiber construction that’s unbelievably light, stiff, and reactive. In other words, it’s purpose-built to be a true all-’round race bike, which is no accident. In fact, it comes as a result of our Rider-First Engineered™ design that applies specificity to every tube size and carbon layup for every frame size. This creates the optimal balance of rigidity, weight, and responsiveness, so every frame, regardless of size, performs just as we intended. And if you need proof, just look at the Tarmac’s trophy case, with wins in every Grand Tour and the last two World Championships. Of course, a frame of this pedigree only deserves the utmost in dressings, which is why we outfitted it with SRAM’s latest greatest wireless shift system, eTap, and a bevy of Body Geometry components that maximize performance by providing the utmost in comfort. So if you’re in need of a future-proof bike, you just found your match.
- 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 11r frameset is our highest quality carbon frame, offering the ideal blend of light overall weight and targeted stiffness.
- S-Works-specific FACT full carbon fork with tapered construction provides incredible front end stiffness and steering response for instantaneous accelerations and high-speed descents.
- SRAM eTap, 11-speed shifters glimpse into the future of shifting. They communicate wirelessly with the front and rear derailleurs for a ground-breaking level of performance, while offering new, intuitive shift capabilities.
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