2022 Specialized Tarmac SL7 Expert

C$8,499.00
The new Tarmac is designed to go fast, there’s no if’s, and’s, or but’s about that—but it represents so much more than just aerodynamic prowess.

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FEATURES

The new Tarmac is designed to go fast, there’s no if’s, and’s, or but’s about that—but it represents so much more than just aerodynamic prowess. With a light-weight, Rider-First Engineered™ frame, it delivers the best-possible ride characteristics, no matter the size. So no matter what you have planned for your new Tarmac, its ready to help you achieve your goals—PRs, KOMs, or podium top-steps. One bike to rule them all.

With a full Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic groupset to keep shifts crisp and fast, and S-Works Turbo 700x26mm tires to keep you rolling fast, this new Tarmac delivers performance at a more palatable price point.

  • 'Aero is everything'—we’ve been preaching it for years and it’s still the driving force for the new Tarmac. In our quest for tube shapes that deliver the fastest frame that the UCI rules allow, we took a page out of the Venge development book and utilized our FreeFoil Shape Library. Armed with a library of optimized shapes, we turned to the Win Tunnel to plug these shapes into a modular test bike, for more testing and validation. The result? A new Tarmac Expert that’s faster than before—33 seconds faster over 40km than the Tarmac SL6. No compromises, just pure speed.
  • While aerodynamics were paramount to the Tarmac’s development, and to the development of all of our race bikes, weight was the co-pilot on this optimal race bike journey. Previously “aero bikes” always compromised in the weight department—the more drag you reduced, the more weight you gained. With the new Tarmac, our design philosophy was to keep it at, or below, the UCI weight limit out of the box, with no sacrifices to aerodynamics. And with the help of the FreeFoil Shape Library, tools like isotopic FEA analysis, and some engineering wizardry by the best engineers in the industry, we delivered a frame that weighs a mere 920 grams, without giving up a gram of aero, stiffness or ride quality.
  • Continuing our quest to develop the perfect race bike, we used our Rider-First Engineered™ philosophy to ensure that the new Tarmac is the most balanced, best handling Tarmac yet—no matter the size. With an army of the world’s best test riders from our three World Tour Teams — Boels-Dolmans, Deceuninck-Quick-Step, and Bora-hansgrohe — we made changes to the Tarmac based on their thousands of kilometers on the road. We balanced the ride quality between the front and rear end, so even the longest days in the saddle continue to be comfortable—all without giving up anything to the Tarmac’s legendary handling and race-winning snappiness.
  • Building on the learnings from the Venge, the new Tarmac utilizes simple integration to create a clean, fast cockpit that’s easy to live with. We’ve improved the routing for any configuration — mechanical shifting, traditional stems, round bars, etc. — all while keeping its aerodynamic attributes. These same traits also make the new Tarmac easy to work on and easy to travel with. It’s a win-win.

SPECS

  • Frame - Tarmac SL7 FACT 10r Carbon, Rider First Engineered™, Win Tunnel Engineered, Clean Routing, Threaded BB, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
  • Fork - FACT Carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
  • Handlebars - Specialized Expert Shallow Drop, alloy, 125mm drop x 75mm reach
  • Stem - Tarmac integrated stem, 6-degree
  • Tape - Supacaz Super Sticky Kush
  • SeatPost - 2021 S-Works Tarmac Carbon seat post, FACT Carbon, 20mm offset
  • Front Brake - Shimano Ultegra R8170, hydraulic disc
  • Seat Binder - Tarmac integrated wedge
  • Rear Brake - Shimano Ultegra R8170, hydraulic disc
  • Shift Levers - Shimano Ultegra R8170, hydraulic disc
  • Front Derailleur - Shimano Ultegra R8150, braze-on
  • Rear Derailleur - Shimano Ultegra R8150, 12-speed
  • Cassette - Shimano Ultegra, 12-speed, 11-30t
  • Crankset - Shimano Ultegra R8100
  • Chainrings - 52/36T
  • Bottom Bracket - Shimano Threaded BSA BB
  • Chain - Shimano Ultegra, 12-speed
  • Front Wheel - Roval C38, 21mm internal width carbon rim
  • Rear Wheel - Roval C38, 21mm internal width carbon rim
  • Front Tire - S-Works Turbo, 120 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x26mm
  • Rear Tire - S-Works Turbo, 120 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x26mm
  • Saddle - Body Geometry Power Expert, titanium rails
  • Inner Tubes - Turbo Ultralight, 48mm Presta valve

GEOMETRY

 
  44 49 52 54 56 58 61
BB Drop 74 74 74 72 72 72 72
BB Height 266 266 266 268 268 268 268
Bike Standover Height   723 735 746 768 786 808 834
Chainstay Length 410 410 410 410 410 410 410
Crank Length 165 165 170  172.5   172.5  175 175
Fork Length, Full 366 366 366 366 366 366 366
Fork Rake/Offset 47 47 47 44 44 44 44
Front Center 572 574 577 579 592 606 613
Handlebar Width 360 380 400 420 420 440 440
Head Tube Angle 70.5   71.75   72.5  73 73.5 73.5 74
Head Tube Length 93 102 113 131 151 178 198
Reach 369 378 383 387 398 405 411
Saddle Width 155 155 155 143 143 143 143
Seat Tube Angle 75.5 75.5 74 74 73.5 73.5 73
Seat Tube Length 435 447 458 475 496 517 547
Seatpost Length 300 300 300 380 380 380 380
Stack 491 504 517 534 555 581 602
Stem Length 70 80 90 100 100 110 110
Top Tube Length 496 509 531 541 563 577 595
Trail 71 63 58 58 55 55 52
Wheelbase 970 973 975 978 991  1006   1013