Specialized Tarmac Comp Carbon Road Bike 2013
FACT IS 8r carbon frame with tapered head tube and elliptical seatstays is race-ready stiff and fast without sacrificing compliance The monocoque FACT carbon fork is light, stiff, and compliant with a tapered steerer Race-ready DT Axis 3.0 wheels are fast and light but still durable enough for high-mileage training Adjustable 4-position oversized alloy stem with carbon-clip front cone, plus New Specialized Tarmac Comp alloy handlebar is stiff, tough, and light for serious performance Shimano Ultegra 10-speed shifters are lightweight and laser-accurate for high-performance use Specialized Comp FACT carbon seatpost absorbs road vibrations and is stiff and efficient; paired with ultra-light and stiff BodyGeometry Toupe Comp saddle with Cr-Mo rails Frame Specialized FACT 8r carbon, FACT IS construction, compact race design, 1-1/2" lower bearing, OSBB Front Fork Specialized FACT carbon, full monocoque, OS race for 1-1/2" bearing Head Set 1-1/8" upper and 1-1/2" lower Cr-Mo cartridge bearings integrated w/ headset, 20mm cone spacer, w/ 20mm of spacers Stem Specialized Comp-Set 6061 alloy, cone head bolt, 12-degree, 4-degree shim, 31.8mm Handlebars Specialized Tarmac Comp, alloy, deep bend Tape / Grips Specialized S-Wrap, w/ gel Front Brake Shimano Ultegra Rear Brake Shimano Ultegra Brake Levers Shimano Ultegra STI, Flight Deck compatible Front Derailleur Shimano 105 Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra Shift Levers Shimano Ultegra STI Cassette Shimano 105, 10-speed, 11-28 Chain Shimano Tiagra 10-speed Crank Set FSA SL-K Light, carbon, BB30 Chainrings 52/36 Bottom Bracket OS integrated, sealed bearings Pedals Nylon flat test ride, loose ball, w/ reflectors Front Rim DT Axis 3.0 Front Hub DT Axis 3.0 Rear Rim DT Axis 3.0 Rear Hub DT Axis 3.0 Spokes DT Axis 3.0 Front Tyre Specialized Turbo Elite, BlackBelt, 100TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c Rear Tyre Specialized Turbo Elite, BlackBelt, 100TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c Inner Tubes Lightweight, presta Saddle BodyGeometry Toupé Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm Seat Post Specialized Comp, FACT carbon, 27.2mm Seat Clamp Forged alloy, 32.6mm
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Specialized was born in California in 1974, by Mike Sinyard, initially as an Italian Component import business, and shortly afterwards manufacturing their own product ranges. Their first bikes were created in 1981, the Sequoia tourer and the still popular Allez road and Stumpjumper mountain bikes. In 1989 they were the second ever company to create a carbon fibre mountain bike, in the form of the Epic. To this day they offer a huge variety of bicycles, from children's to road bikes to mountain bike, which vary in cost from a few hundred to several thousand pounds. Nowadays Specialized are renowned for not only their bike ranges, but also their components, helmets, shoes and clothing lines, which have a reputation for being well designed yet affordable, and as such are a popular choice amongst UK riders of all levels. For more related products, please visit my Specialized section, where I strive to publish the best deals to help save you considerable money on your next purchase.
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