2019 S-Works Venge SRAM eTAP AXS

2019 S-Works Venge SRAM eTAP AXS
Regular price $17,200.00

The new shape of speed.

We aren't satisfied with second fastest. Hell, why do you think we have our own Win Tunnel and the motto, "Aero is Everything?" We live and breathe aero, because we know that aerodynamic optimization is the best thing we can do to make you faster. And this philosophy has never been truer than with the new Venge. Being eight seconds faster than the ViAS, it’s not only the most aerodynamic bike on the road, but it’s also lost 460 grams. And now with SRAM RED eTAP, you’re definitively looking at the new shape of speed.

Surprisingly, our quest for the perfect tube shapes didn’t start in the Win Tunnel. It started with a new piece of technology, the FreeFoil Shape Library. Our engineers wrote an optimization algorithm and utilized a supercomputer (yes, we used an actual supercomputer) to help create new airfoil shapes with different weights, surface areas, and structural targets. Armed with this library of shapes, all with different aspect ratios, we could plug them into the different parts of the bike and test a variety of configurations to determine the fastest setup in the Win Tunnel.

Compared to the fastest aero road bike to date (the Venge ViAS), and many others in the space that we won't name here, the new Venge is eight seconds faster over 40km at zero degrees of yaw. It's also faster out on the road in all wind conditions—not just in the tunnel.

And while it's cool that the new Venge is more aero, there are other factors to fast. Striking the perfect combination of weight and aerodynamics plays a crucial role in a bike’s overall performance. A bike that’s strictly aero will feel great on the flats, but it'll suffer on the climbs and in quick accelerations. A bike that’s strictly lightweight, however, will suffer on everything but the steepest climbs. So, not only did we make the Venge more aero than the ViAS, but we also took 460 grams out of the module weight. This means we saved 240g in the frame, 25g in the fork, 107g in the cockpit, 25g in the seatpost, and 63g in small parts. So no matter the course, the Venge will prove to be the fastest option when you need to go up, down, and all around.

Much of this weight savings comes from our Rider-First Engineered™ tubes. We implemented much of the discovery from the new Tarmac's development, like different layup schedules and materials, and this culminated in a Venge that’s not only lighter, but one that also has a higher stiffness-to-weight ratio and 40% more compliance than the ViAS—no matter the frame size. And while you can't always see these changes, all it takes is one ride to feel the quick accelerations and the bump-eating compliance.

Of course, we didn't stop there. The geometry got an update, and now, it's based on over 40,000 Retül data points, as well as professional rider input. This enabled us to implement a Performance Road Geometry that perfectly combines a responsive front-end with a short wheelbase, and this delivers instantaneous response and optimal power transfer.

Last, but certainly not least, the Venge houses some exciting new features. The new cockpit, developed in partnership with our World Tour teams, features a stem with a higher stiffness than anything we’ve ever tested, new bars that are faster, lighter, stiffer, and feature a textured pattern on the tops for extra grip and control. Next up is tire clearance—it has no problem clearing 32mm-wide tires.

The S-Works Venge comes with the best component spec around, with the all-new SRAM RED eTAP AXS groupset, hydraulic disc brakes, Roval CLX 64 Disc wheels dressed with 700x26mm Turbo Cotton tires, and even an integrated power meter in the RED AXS crankset.

  • The Rider-First Engineered™, FACT 11r frame not only makes the Venge the most aerodynamic road bike we’ve ever created, but it's also lightweight and stiff in all the right places. Every tube shape, trailing edge, and design cue was influenced by hours of testing in our Win Tunnel, CFD, 3D-printed prototypes, and real-world rider feedback. Ultimately, this resulted in the fastest road bike we’ve ever made.
  • SRAM's RED eTAP AXS group provides exceptionally crisp shifts, smooth braking modulation, and it keeps the overall weight of the Venge at an absolute minimum.
  • The Roval CLX 64 disc wheels aren't only the fastest wheels we've tested, but they perform extremely well in crosswinds, so they're perfect for all conditions.

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Specs

  • FRAME S-Works FACT 11r carbon, Rider-First Engineered™, Win Tunnel Engineered, internal electric only cable routing, OSBB, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
  • FORK S-Works FACT 11r carbon, 100x12mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
  • FRONT WHEEL Roval CLX 64 Disc, carbon, tubeless-ready, Win Tunnel Engineered, 64mm depth, CeramicSpeed bearings, 21h
  • REAR WHEEL Roval CLX 64 Disc, carbon, tubeless-ready, Win Tunnel Engineered, 64mm depth, DT Swiss 240 internals, CeramicSpeed bearings, 24h
  • INNER TUBES Presta, 80mm valve
  • FRONT TYRE Turbo Cotton, 320 TPI, 700x26mm
  • REAR TYRE Turbo Cotton, 320 TPI, 700x26mm
  • CRANKSET SRAM RED AXS Power Meter, 48/35T
  • BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM DUB for bb30
  • FRONT DERAILLEUR SRAM RED eTAP AXS, braze-on
  • REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM RED eTAP AXS, 12-speed
  • CASSETTE SRAM RED XG-1290, 12-speed, 10-33t
  • CHAIN SRAM RED 12-speed
  • FRONT BRAKE SRAM RED eTAP AXS, hydraulic disc
  • REAR BRAKE SRAM RED eTAP AXS, hydraulic disc
  • HANDLEBARS S-Works Aerofly II, 80mm reach x 130mm drop
  • TAPE S-Wrap Roubaix w/ sticky gel
  • STEM 2019 Venge integrated stem, 6-degree
  • SADDLE S-Works Power, carbon rails, carbon base, synthetic leather
  • SEATPOST 2019 S-Works Venge aero seatpost, FACT carbon, Di2-compatible
  • SEAT BINDER Venge integrated two-piece wedge

    Geometry

    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 736mm 756mm 773mm 795mm 817mm 841mm
    Chainstay Length 410mm 410mm 410mm 410mm 410mm 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 71.75° 72.5° 73° 73.5° 73.5° 74°
    Head Tube Length 104mm 115mm 133mm 153mm 180mm 200mm
    Reach 378mm 383mm 387mm 398mm 405mm 411mm
    Seat Tube Angle 75.5° 74° 74° 73.5° 73.5° 73°
    Seat Tube Length 455mm 480mm 495mm 518mm 537mm 567mm
    Stack 504mm 517mm 534mm 555mm 581mm 602mm
    Top Tube Length, Horizontal 508mm 531mm 540mm 562mm 577mm 595mm
    Trail 63mm 58mm 58mm 55mm 55mm 52mm
    Wheelbase 972mm 975mm 978mm 991mm 1005mm 1012mm

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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.

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    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.

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