2018 Specialized
Roubaix Expert

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Product Description

Sure, we always knew that smoother was faster, but before the Roubaix Expert with our Future Shock technology, we couldn't have imagined just how much faster being smooth actually is.
The super-light frame has been constructed from our FACT 10r carbon fibre. 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, and kept it consistent throughout the size-range due to our Rider-First Engineeredâ„¢ construction.
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.
For this Roubaix, we spec'd Shimano's new mechanical Ultegra 8000 to handle shifting duties, with Ultegra 8020 hydraulic disc brakes to match. We then topped it off with lightweight, alloy Roval SLX 24 disc wheels laced to DT Swiss 350 hubs to keep you rolling smoothly.

Product Specification

Frame :Specialized FACT 10r carbon, Endurance Geometry, Rider-First Engineeredâ„¢, 12x142mm thru-axle, Future Shock suspension, 20mm of travel, flat disc mounts
Fork :Specialized FACT carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle
Front Wheel :Roval SLX 24 Disc, DT Swiss 350 hubs, DT Swiss Competition spokes, 24h
Rear Wheel :Roval SLX 24 Disc, DT Swiss 350 hubs, DT Swiss Competition spokes, 24h
Inner Tubes :Standard, Presta valve
Front Tyre :Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x28mm
Rear Tyre :Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x28mm
Crankset :Shimano Ultegra R8000
Chain Rings :50/34T
Bottom Bracket :Shimano Ultegra
Shift Levers :Shimano Ultegra 8020, hydraulic disc
Front Derailleur :Shimano Ultegra 8000, braze-on
Rear Derailleur :Shimano Ultegra 8000, long cage, 11-speed
Cassette :Shimano 11-speed Ultegra 8000, 11-32t
Chain :Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
Front Brake :Shimano Ultegra 8020, hydraulic disc
Rear Brake :Shimano Ultegra 8020, hydraulic disc
Handlebars :Specialized Expert Hover, alloy, 75x125mm
Tape :S-Wrap w/ Sticky gel
Stem :Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
Saddle :Body Geometry Phenom Expert, Adaptive Edge design, hollow titanium rails, carbon fiber base, 143mm
Seatpost :Specialized CG-R, FACT carbon, single-bolt, 27.2mm
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