2017 Specialized
Roubaix Expert

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Product Description

We always knew that smoother was faster, but before the all-new Roubaix Expert, we couldn't have imagined just how much faster it actually is. The frame is the lightest that we've ever made, and it's been constructed from our FACT 10r carbon fiber. Its stiffness levels are also off the charts, and compared to the SL4 iteration of yesteryear, you'll experience a whole new, faster, and more efficient geometry. Through some engineering sorcery, however, we've managed to keep the same fit, feel, and position that we've all come to love from the SL4. Of course, you're probably thinking, "get on to the suspension thing up front." We call it Future Shock, and essentially, it's a piston in the head tube with 20mm of travel. We developed this technology in partnership with McLaren Applied Technologies, and the result of this are a host of drastic performance improvements, namely in the vertical compliance department. Without giving a physics lecture, we found that focusing on vertical compliance, instead of fork splay, meant that we could improve smoothness, speed, and comfort in one fell swoop. And of all the bikes that we've tested with our Rolling Efficiency Model, the new Roubaix outperforms anything on the market. Lastly, we spec'd it with awesome components, like Ultegra 6800 11-speed shifting, hydraulic disc brakes, and ultra-tough DT R460 Disc Pro wheels.

Product Specification

Frame :FACT 10r carbon, Endurance Geometry, Rider-First Engineeredâ„¢, 12x142mm thru-axle, Future Shock suspension, 20mm of travel
Fork :Roubaix disc, FACT 11r carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle
Bars :Specialized Hover Expert Alloy, 15mm rise, 125mm drop, 75mm reach
Stem :Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
Speed :22
Front Mech :Shimano Ultegra, braze-on
Rear Mech :Shimano Ultegra, long cage, 11-speed
Shifters :Shimano ST-RS685, 11-speed
Chainset :Shimano Ultegra Compact,50/34T
Cassette :Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed, 11-32t
Chain :Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
Front Brake :Shimano, hydraulic, Ice-Tech resin pads w/fins
Rear Brake :Shimano Ultegra, hydraulic, resin pads w/fins
Rims :DT R460 Disc Pro, thru-axle, 2Bliss Ready
Tyres :Turbo Pro, 700x26mm, 60TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection Front, Turbo Pro, 700x26mm, 60TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection Rear
Seatpost:Specialized CG-R, FACT carbon, single bolt, 27.2mm

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