2019 S-Works Tarmac Disc Frameset Mixtape LTD

2019 S-Works Tarmac Disc Frameset Mixtape LTD
Regular price $5,800.00

Because music unites us.

Do you have a playlist that gets you pumped? Maybe one song that always makes you smile inside? Us too, and that's what our Mixtape Collection is all about. As head designed Kayla Clarot puts it, "We're are all so incredibly unique, but one thing that we all have in common is music. No matter how you ride, Mixtape calls you to make your most bad-ass mixtape and to share it with all who're willing to listen." So, let the design inspire you like your favorite mixtape—loud, unapologetic, and full of energy.

Limited edition. Contact us for availability.

For the construction, we utilized advanced aerospace composite optimization software to revolutionize the construction and layup of our new FACT 12r carbon. It's the most advanced material, and schedule, we've ever made and this allowed us to shed nearly 200 grams. That's right, a 20% reduction in frame weight—the perfect recipe for your next hill climb PR.

We also took major steps to improving our Rider-First Engineered™ technology to ensure that the new Tarmac is stiff and compliant in exactly the right places, all while shedding some serious weight. From different layup schedules and materials, to visibly different forks, we scrutinized every single aspect of the new Tarmac to ensure you're getting the perfect ride. With this revamp, we also updated the geometry, basing it on countless Retül data points and professional rider input. This enabled us to develop a Performance Road Geometry that perfects the combination of a responsive front-end and short wheelbase, which delivers instantaneous response and optimal power transfer.

And while stiffness aids in the aforementioned, compliance must also be utilized for an optimal ride quality. That's why we designed a seatpost that builds compliance into the upper 120mm where clamping doesn't happen, dropped the seatstays, and altered the seat tube shape. We also added tire clearance up to 30mm, which translates to a 28mm Turbo Cotton on a Roval CLX 50 Disc wheel. This allows lower pressures for decreased rolling resistance, increased traction, and more comfort. Altogether, these additions still have the Tarmac riding like a true race-machine, but it also takes a bit of the sting out of road imperfections. You'll thank us on your next long ride.

But why disc brakes? The real question is "why not?" They offer superior braking power and modulation, work exceptionally well in wet weather, and offer a very, very minor weight addition. All this means that you have more control and can go faster with more confidence.

We also know, however, that aerodynamic improvements are the most important thing we can do to make you faster. Our Bora-Hansgrohe and Quick-Step Floors Pro Tour riders, after all, are demanding aero improvements on every bike. With this, the aero goal was to discover where we could essentially "add aero for free," by not taking anything away from the hallmarks of the Tarmac design. During the six-month iterative process, three areas were discovered where we could do this—a new fork shape, dropped seatstays with aero tubes, and a D-shaped seatpost and seat tube. The result? A bike that's approximately 45 seconds faster over 40km compared to other lightweight bikes in the same category. 

  • 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 frame 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 legendary CeramicSpeed bottom bracket ensures that you're saving every last precious watt.

    Specs

    • FRAME FACT 12r carbon fiber, Rider-First Engineered™, OSBB, clean routing, internally integrated seat clamp, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
    • FORK S-Works FACT 12r carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
    • BOTTOM BRACKET OSBB, CeramicSpeed bearings
    • SEATPOST S-Works FACT carbon Tarmac seatpost, 20mm offset
    • SEAT BINDER Tarmac SL6 clamp assembly

    Geometry

    44 49 52 54 56 58 61
    BB Drop 74mm 74mm 74mm 72mm 72mm 72mm 72mm
    BB Height 266mm 266mm 266mm 268mm 268mm 268mm 268mm
    Bike Standover Height 730mm 740mm 755mm 775mm 795mm 826mm 850mm
    Chainstay Length 410mm 410mm 410mm 410mm 410mm 410mm 410mm
    Crank Length - - - - - - -
    Fork Length, Full 363mm 363mm 363mm 363mm 363mm 363mm 363mm
    Fork Rake/Offset 47mm 47mm 47mm 44mm 44mm 44mm 44mm
    Front Center 571mm 574mm 577mm 579mm 591mm 606mm 613mm
    Handlebar Width - - - - - - -
    Head Tube Angle 70.5° 71.75° 72.5° 73° 73.5° 73.5° 74°
    Head Tube Length 105mm 115mm 126mm 143mm 163mm 190mm 210mm
    Reach 365mm 375mm 380mm 384mm 395mm 402mm 408mm
    Saddle Width - - - - - - -
    Seat Tube Angle 76° 75.5° 74° 74° 73.5° 73.5° 73°
    Seat Tube Length 400mm 431mm 462mm 481mm 501mm 522mm 553mm
    Seatpost Length 320mm 320mm 320mm 380mm 380mm 380mm 380mm
    Stack 500mm 514mm 527mm 544mm 565mm 591mm 612mm
    Stem Length - - - - - - -
    Top Tube Length, Horizontal 490mm 508mm 531mm 540mm 562mm 577mm 595mm
    Trail 71mm 63mm 58mm 58mm 55mm 55mm 52mm
    Wheelbase 969mm 973mm 975mm 978mm 990mm 1005mm 1012mm

    Click here for a general sizing guide.

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    Free General Service

    To guarantee that your new bike stays running sweet, we offer a free General Service on all bikes that we sell. Worth $89, we'll do your first one for free at 6 months of ownership. Note that while the General Service labour is free, additional labour or parts cost extra. Bookings are required.

    See our service menu

    Warranty

    Specialized has one of the bike industry's most generous, rider-oriented warranty policies to offer. They have expanded their coverage across their range of bikes and gear. Their frames and Roval wheels have a lifetime warranty and most warranties become transferrable to a subsequent owner, who will then be eligible for warranty 2 years from the original retail purchase date.

    See the warranty details


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