Mono Black/White Reflective Clean

2018 MEN'S S-WORKS TARMAC

£8500.00

Mono Black/White Reflective Clean

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Part No. 90618-0249
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Our previous S-Works Tarmac racked up multiple Grand Tour victories and delivered two brilliant World Championship titles. With a sparkling record at the highest level we could have easily rested on our laurels; thankfully though, that's just not the Specialized way. To stay at the top, our riders need to evolve – and so do our bikes. The biggest races are settled by the finest margins and we’re constantly on the hunt for even the smallest improvements.

We used advanced techniques from aerospace engineering to drastically reduce the weight of the 2018 S-Works Tarmac, with our new FACT 12r carbon fibre formed into optimised shapes to create a weight saving of 200 grams. To put that into perspective, that’s a whole frame weighing just 800g, so you’ll be dragging 20% less weight up those leg-screaming climbs. We stopped at nothing in our task to reduce weight and even developed a new and improved paint finish. After completing the process, the paint applied to the frame adds the same weight as the nine gummy bears you carry in your jersey pocket.

There’s more to this bike than just shedding weight though, and our Rider-First Engineered technology leads to a performance that’s stiff and compliant in all the right places. We’ve also tweaked the geometry following input from our leading professionals. These changes have led to the perfect combination of front end response and optimal power transfer.

A stiff geometry ensures speed, but we’ve also used compliance to create a wonderful ride experience. The seat post introduces compliance to the upper 120mm, while the seat stays have been dropped and we’ve altered the shape of the seat tube.

We’ve also boosted the clearance to 30mm, which allows you to run bigger tyres; this decreases rolling resistance as well as increases traction and comfort. Our changes translate to running a 28mm Turbo Cotton on our Roval CLX 50 wheels – plenty of rim and rubber to play with.

The Tarmac remains every bit a race-winning performer, but with clever touches to deal with any nasty road imperfections. You’ll thank us when you ride it.

Our WorldTour riders at Bora-Hansgrohe and Quick-Step Floors are constantly striving for speed and we know that ultimately aerodynamics holds the key.

We wanted to maximise aero performance without taking away any of the Tarmac hallmarks. “Operation Aero” lasted six months and we discovered three areas of improvement: the seat stays, the fork shape, and the shape of the seat post. The result is a frame that goes 45 seconds faster over 40km compared with similar lightweight bikes. That’s enough to make a real difference when you launch a final kilometre attack.

The 2018 S-Works Tarmac will arrive ready and hungry to race. We’ve kitted it with Shimano’s leading Dura-Ace Di2 groupset alongside direct mount brakes and those aerodynamic Royal CLX 50s. The podium awaits.

  • 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 12r frameset is our highest quality carbon frame, offering the ideal blend of light overall weight and targeted stiffness.
  • 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.
  • A 52/36T S-Works carbon fiber crankset delivers the ultimate in power delivery, with a chainring grouping that's equally suited to big alpine climbs as it is to throwing down the gauntlet on the flats.


FRAMES-Works Tarmac SL6, FACT 12r carbon, Rider-First Engineered?, OSBB, clean routing, internally integrated seat clamp, 130mm rear spacing
FORKS-Works FACT carbon
FRONT WHEELRoval CLX 50, Win Tunnel Engineered, carbon rim, 50mm depth,Roval AF1 Hub, CeramicSpeed bearings,16h
REAR WHEELRoval CLX 50, Win Tunnel Engineered, carbon rim, 50mm depth,Roval AF1 Hub, CeramicSpeed bearings, 21h
INNER TUBES66mm alloy tubeless valve
FRONT TYRETurbo Cotton, 700x26mm, 320 TPI
REAR TYRETurbo Cotton, 700x26mm, 320 TPI
CRANKSETS-Works carbon fiber
CHAINRINGS52/36T
BOTTOM BRACKETOSBB, CeramicSpeed bearings
SHIFT LEVERSShimano Dura-Ace Di2 9150
FRONT DERAILLEURShimano Dura-Ace Di2 9150, braze-on
REAR DERAILLEURShimano Dura-Ace Di2 9150, 11-speed
CASSETTEShimano Dura-Ace 9100, 11-speed, 11-30t
CHAINShimano Dura-Ace,11-speed
FRONT BRAKEShimano Dura-Ace 9110F direct mount
REAR BRAKEShimano Dura-Ace 9110RS direct mount
HANDLEBARSS-Works SL Carbon Shallow Drop, 125x75mm
TAPES-Wrap w/ Sticky gel
STEMS-Works SL, alloy, titanium bolts, 6-degree rise
SADDLES-Works Toup, Body Geometry shape, 143mm width, carbon rails
SEATPOSTS-Works FACT Carbon Tarmac seatpost, 20mm offset
SEAT BINDERTarmac SL6 clamp assembly
PEDALSNylon, 105x78x28mm, loose balls w/ reflectors


Size 49 52 54 56 58 61
BB Drop 74mm 74mm 72mm 72mm 72mm 72mm
BB Height 266mm 266mm 268mm 268mm 268mm 268mm
Bike Standover Height 740mm 755mm 775mm 795mm 826mm 850mm
Chainstay Length 405mm 405mm 405mm 405mm 407mm 410mm
Fork Length, Full 363mm 363mm 363mm 363mm 363mm 363mm
Fork Rake/Offset 47mm 47mm 44mm 44mm 44mm 44mm
Front Center 574mm 577mm 579mm 591mm 606mm 613mm
Head Tube Angle 72° 73° 73° 74° 74° 74°
Head Tube Length 115mm 126mm 143mm 163mm 190mm 210mm
Reach 375mm 380mm 384mm 395mm 402mm 408mm
Seat Tube Angle 76° 74° 74° 74° 74° 73°
Seat Tube Length 431mm 462mm 481mm 501mm 522mm 553mm
Stack 514mm 527mm 544mm 565mm 591mm 612mm
Top Tube Length, Horizontal 508mm 531mm 540mm 562mm 577mm 595mm
Trail 63mm 58mm 58mm 55mm 55mm 52mm
Wheelbase 968mm 970mm 973mm 985mm 1002mm 1012mm

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