2018 Specialized Tarmac SL5 Expert DA

C$5,429.95 C$3,999.95
Article code DBR135945
The Tarmac Expert with Shimano Dura-Ace finds the optimal blend of value and performance and ups the ante.
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Like the S-Works Tarmac iterations, it features a 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 its size, performs just as we intended. You'll also find an identical, Grand-Tour-winning geometry to past Tarmacs, plus a high-end FACT 10r carbon fiber construction.

To top off this legendary frame, the Expert features a full Shimano Dura-Ace 9100 groupset, Roval SLX 24 rims laced to DT Swiss hubs, and a bevy of Body Geometry components that maximize performance by providing the utmost in comfort. It's everything you need to take your racing to the next level, and more than enough to bag some PRs along the way.

 

  • The FACT 10r 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.
  • 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.
  • The 11-speed Shimano Dura-Ace 9100 shifting offers the smoothest, crispest shifts, while keeping overall bike weights extremely low.

SPECS

  • FRAME: Specialized Tarmac SL5, FACT 10r carbon, Rider-First Engineered™, compact race design, 1-3/8" lower bearing, threaded BB, 130mm spacing
  • FORK: S-Works FACT full carbon, size-specific taper
  • FRONT WHEEL: Roval SLX 24 Rims, DT Swiss 350 hubs, DT Swiss Competition spokes, 20h
  • REAR WHEEL: Roval SLX 24 Rims, DT Swiss 350 hubs, DT Swiss Competition spokes, 24h
  • INNER TUBES: 700x20/28mm, 48mm Presta valve
  • FRONT TIRE: S-Works Turbo, 120 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x24mm
  • REAR TIRE: S-Works Turbo, 120 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x24mm
  • CRANKSET: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100
  • CHAINRINGS: 52/36T
  • BOTTOM BRACKET: Shimano Dura-Ace BB
  • SHIFT LEVERS: Shimano Dura-Ace 9100, 11-speed
  • FRONT DERAILLEUR: Shimano Dura-Ace 9100, braze-on
  • REAR DERAILLEUR: Shimano Dura-Ace 9100, 11-speed
  • CASSETTE: Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11-28t
  • CHAIN: Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
  • FRONT BRAKE: Shimano Dura-Ace 9100
  • REAR BRAKE: Shimano Dura-Ace 9100
  • HANDLEBARS: Specialized Expert Shallow Drop, alloy, 123x75mm
  • TAPE: S-Wrap w/ Sticky gel
  • STEM: Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
  • SADDLE: Toupe Expert Gel, 143mm, hollow titanium rails, Adaptive Edge
  • SEATPOST: Specialized Comp carbon, single bolt
  • PEDALS: Nylon, 105x78x28mm, loose balls w/ reflectors
 

GEOMETRY

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BB Drop 71.5mm 71.5mm 69mm 69mm 67.5mm 67.5mm
BB Height 270mm 270mm 272.5mm 272.5mm 274mm 274mm
Bike Standover Height 730mm 755mm 775mm 795mm 826mm 850mm
Chainstay Length 405mm 405mm 405mm 405mm 407mm 410mm
Fork Length, Full 368mm 368mm 368mm 368mm 368mm 368mm
Fork Rake/Offset 45mm 45mm 45mm 43mm 43mm 43mm
Front Center 576mm 576mm 583mm 591mm 605mm 612mm
Head Tube Angle 72.25° 73° 73° 73.5° 73.5° 74°
Head Tube Length 100mm 120mm 140mm 160mm 190mm 210mm
Reach 386mm 386mm 387mm 395mm 402mm 408mm
Seat Tube Angle 75.5° 74° 73.5° 73.25° 73° 72.5°
Seat Tube Length 431mm 462mm 481mm 501mm 522mm 553mm
Stack 504mm 526mm 543mm 564mm 591mm 612mm
Top Tube Length, Horizontal 518mm 537mm 548mm 565mm 582mm 600mm
Trail 62mm 57mm 57mm 56mm 56mm 53mm
Wheelbase 970mm 970mm 978mm 986mm 1003mm 1013mm