Tarmac is the top-of-the-line model of Specialized’s road bike series. Specialized Tarmac 2015 is developed in a partnership with the British Formula One constructor McLaren.

Most recently, team Saxo Tinkoff’s Spanish rider Alberto Contador won the Vuelta a España 2014 using a Specialized S-Works Tarmac bike.

The motto of the Specialized Tarmac is “Rider-First Engineered™”. Specialized explains that “it is a totally new way to approach bicycle development that grew out of our partnership with the leaders in Formula 1 development, McLaren. Rider-First Engineered™ begins and ends with the Rider; each of the seven frame sizes was developed independently, based exclusively on the real-world stresses introduced by the corresponding rider.”

According to Specialized, when compared to the previous Tarmac SL4, all seven sizes of the new Tarmac see improvements in handling, pedaling response (BB stiffness), ride compliance, and aerodynamics. On top of that, smaller riders (49, 52, and 54) get a lighter and more balanced bike with improved in-corner handling. Large riders (61 and 64) see marked improvements in steering response.

S-Works Di2 Disc

Specialized S-Works Tarmac 2015 Dura Ace Di2 Disc
Specialized S-Works Tarmac 2015 Dura-Ace Di2 Disc

Specialized used FACT 11R High-modulus carbon fiber on all S-Works frames.

Specialized S-Works Tarmac 2015 Dura-Ace Di2 Disc Specifications:

  • Frame S-Works FACT 11r carbon, FACT construction, tapered/shaped 1-1/8” to the size-specific lower headtube, disc specific, compact race design, internal cable routing
  • Fork Specialized FACT carbon, disc, full monocoque, size-specific taper
  • Headset 1-1/8” upper, size-specific lower, hybrid cartridge lightweight bearings, 8mm carbon cone spacer, w/ 25mm of carbon spacers
  • Stem S-Works SL, alloy, 4-bolt
  • Handlebars S-Works SL Carbon, shallow drop, 125mm drop, 75mm reach
  • Tape Specialized Classic, w/ gel
  • Front Brake Shimano 785, hydraulic disc, Ice-Tech resin pads w/ fins, 140mm RT-99 Ice Tech rotor
  • Rear Brake Shimano 785, hydraulic disc, Ice Tech resin pads w/ fins, 140mm RT-99 Ice Tech rotor
  • Front Derailleur Shimano Dura-Ace Di2, 11-speed, braze-on
  • Rear Derailleur Shimano Dura-Ace Di2, 11-speed
  • Shift Levers Shimano 785 Di2, 11-speed
  • Cassette Shimano Dura-Ace, 11-speed, 11-28
  • Chain Shimano Dura-Ace, 11-speed
  • Crankset S-Works FACT carbon, OSBB, 52/36, w/ CeramicSpeed ceramic bearings
  • Pedals Nylon flat test ride, loose-ball, w/ reflectors
  • Front Wheel Roval Rapide CLX 40 SCS Disc, w/ CeramicSpeed ceramic bearings
  • Rear Wheel Roval Rapide CLX 40 SCS Disc, w/ CeramicSpeed ceramic bearings
  • Front Tire S-Works Turbo, 220TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x24c
  • Rear Tire S-Works Turbo, 220TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x24c
  • Inner Tubes Ultralight, presta valve
  • Saddle Body Geometry Toupé Pro, carbon rails, 143mm
  • Seatpost S-Works FACT carbon, 20mm offset, 27.2mm
  • Seat Binder Specialized, integrated wedge

S-Works Disc Module

Specialized S-Works Tarmac 2015 Disc Module (Carbon/Black/Magenta)
Specialized S-Works Tarmac 2015 Disc Module (Carbon/Black/Magenta)

Specialized S-Works Tarmac 2015 Disc Module Specifications:

  • Frame S-Works FACT 11r carbon, FACT construction, tapered/shaped 1-1/8” to the size-specific lower headtube, disc specific, compact race design, internal cable routing
  • Fork Specialized FACT carbon, disc, full monocoque, size-specific taper
  • Headset 1-1/8” upper, size-specific lower, hybrid cartridge lightweight bearings, 8mm carbon cone spacer, w/ 25mm of carbon spacers
  • Bottom Bracket CeramicSpeed, ceramic bearings
  • Front Wheel Roval Rapide CLX 40 SCS Disc, w/ CeramicSpeed ceramic bearings
  • Rear Wheel Roval Rapide CLX 40 SCS Disc, w/ CeramicSpeed ceramic bearings
  • Seatpost S-Works FACT carbon, 20mm offset, 27.2mm
  • Seat Binder Specialized, integrated wedge

S-Works Dura Ace

Specialized S-Works Tarmac 2015 Dura-Ace
Specialized S-Works Tarmac 2015 Dura-Ace

Specialized S-Works Tarmac 2015 Dura-Ace Specifications:

  • Frame S-Works FACT 11r carbon, FACT construction, tapered/shaped 1-1/8” to the size-specific lower headtube, compact race design, internal cable routing
  • Fork S-Works FACT carbon, full monocoque, size-specific taper
  • Headset 1-1/8” upper, size-specific lower, hybrid cartridge lightweight bearings, 8mm carbon cone spacer, w/ 25mm of carbon spacers
  • Stem S-Works SL, alloy, 4-bolt
  • Handlebars S-Works SL Carbon, shallow drop, 125mm drop, 75mm reach
  • Tape Specialized Classic, w/ gel
  • Front Brake Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Rear Brake Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Front Derailleur Shimano Dura-Ace, 11-speed, braze-on
  • Rear Derailleur Shimano Dura-Ace, 11-speed
  • Shift Levers Shimano Dura-Ace, 11-speed
  • Cassette Shimano Dura-Ace, 11-speed, 11-28
  • Chain Shimano Dura-Ace, 11-speed
  • Crankset S-Works FACT carbon, OSBB, 52/36, w/ CeramicSpeed ceramic bearings
  • Pedals Nylon flat test ride, loose-ball, w/ reflectors
  • Front Wheel Roval Rapide CLX 40, w/ CeramicSpeed ceramic bearings
  • Rear Wheel Roval Rapide CLX 40, w/ CeramicSpeed ceramic bearings
  • Front Tire S-Works Turbo, 220TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x24c
  • Rear Tire S-Works Turbo, 220TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x24c
  • Inner Tubes Ultralight, presta valve
  • Saddle Body Geometry Toupé Pro, carbon rails, 143mm
  • Seatpost S-Works FACT carbon, 20mm offset, 27.2mm
  • Seat Binder Specialized, integrated wedge

S-Works Tarmac Frameset

Specialized S-Works Tarmac 2015 frameset
Specialized S-Works Tarmac 2015 frameset

Specialized S-Works Tarmac 2015 frameset Specifications:

  • Frame S-Works FACT 11r carbon, FACT construction, tapered/shaped 1-1/8” to the size-specific lower headtube, compact race design, internal cable routing
  • Fork S-Works FACT carbon, full monocoque, size-specific taper
  • Headset 1-1/8” upper, size-specific lower, hybrid cartridge lightweight bearings, 8mm carbon cone spacer, w/ 25mm of carbon spacers
  • Bottom Bracket CeramicSpeed, ceramic bearings
  • Seatpost S-Works FACT carbon, 20mm offset, 27.2mm
  • Seat Binder Specialized, integrated wedge

Pro Disc Race UDi2

Specialized Tarmac 2015 Pro Disc Race UDi2
Specialized Tarmac 2015 Pro Disc Race Ultegra Di2

Specialized Tarmac 2015 Pro Disc Race Ultegra Di2 Specifications:

  • Frame Specialized FACT 10r carbon, FACT construction, tapered/shaped 1-1/8” to the size-specific lower headtube, disc specific, compact race design, internal cable routing
  • Fork Specialized FACT carbon, disc, full monocoque, size-specific taper
  • Headset 1-1/8” upper, size-specific lower, stainless steel cartridge bearings, 8mm carbon cone spacer, w/ 25mm of carbon spacers
  • Stem Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
  • Handlebars Specialized Expert, shallow drop, alloy, 123mm drop, 75mm reach
  • Tape Specialized Classic, w/ gel
  • Front Brake Shimano 785, hydraulic disc, 140mm RT-99 Ice Tech rotor
  • Rear Brake Shimano 785, hydraulic disc, 140mm RT-99 Ice Tech rotor
  • Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra Di2, 11-speed, braze-on
  • Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra Di2, 11-speed
  • Shift Levers Shimano 785 Di2, 11-speed
  • Cassette Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed, 11-28
  • Chain Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
  • Crankset Specialized Pro, FACT carbon, OSBB, 52/36
  • Pedals Nylon flat test ride, loose-ball, w/ reflectors
  • Front Wheel Roval Rapide CL 40 SCS Disc
  • Rear Wheel Roval Rapide CL 40 SCS Disc
  • Front Tire Specialized Turbo Pro, 127TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x25c
  • Rear Tire Specialized Turbo Pro, 127TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x25c
  • Inner Tubes Ultralight, presta valve
  • Saddle Body Geometry Toupé Expert Gel, hollow Ti rails, 143mm
  • Seatpost S-Works FACT carbon, 20mm offset, 27.2mm
  • Seat Binder Specialized, integrated wedge

Pro Disc Race

Specialized Tarmac 2015 Pro Disc Race
Specialized Tarmac 2015 Pro Disc Race

Specialized Tarmac 2015 Pro Disc Race Specifications:

  • Frame Specialized FACT 10r carbon, FACT construction, tapered/shaped 1-1/8” to the size-specific lower headtube, disc specific, compact race design, internal cable routing
  • Fork Specialized FACT carbon, disc, full monocoque, size-specific taper
  • Headset 1-1/8” upper, size-specific lower, stainless steel cartridge bearings, 8mm carbon cone spacer, w/ 25mm of carbon spacers
  • Stem Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
  • Handlebars Specialized Expert, shallow drop, alloy, 123mm drop, 75mm reach
  • Tape Specialized Classic, w/ gel
  • Front Brake Shimano 785, hydraulic disc, Ice-Tech resin pads w/ fins, 140mm RT-99 Ice Tech rotor
  • Rear Brake Shimano 785, hydraulic disc, Ice-Tech resin pads w/ fins, 140mm RT-99 Ice Tech rotor
  • Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed, braze-on
  • Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
  • Shift Levers Shimano 685
  • Cassette Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed, 11-28
  • Chain Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
  • Crankset Specialized Pro, FACT carbon, OSBB, 52/36
  • Pedals Nylon flat test ride, loose-ball, w/ reflectors
  • Front Wheel Roval Rapide CL 40 SCS Disc
  • Rear Wheel Roval Rapide CL 40 SCS Disc
  • Front Tire Specialized Turbo Pro, 127TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x25c
  • Rear Tire Specialized Turbo Pro, 127TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x25c
  • Inner Tubes Ultralight, presta valve
  • Saddle Body Geometry Toupé Expert Gel, hollow Ti rails, 143mm
  • Seatpost S-Works FACT carbon, 20mm offset, 27.2mm
  • Seat Binder Specialized, integrated wedge

Pro Race

Specialized Tarmac 2015 Pro Race
Specialized Tarmac 2015 Pro Race

Specialized Tarmac 2015 Pro Race Specifications:

  • Frame Specialized FACT 10r carbon, FACT construction, tapered/shaped 1-1/8” to the size-specific lower headtube, compact race design, internal cable routing
  • Fork S-Works FACT carbon, full monocoque, size-specific taper
  • Headset 1-1/8” upper, size-specific lower, stainless steel cartridge bearings, 8mm carbon cone spacer, w/ 25mm of carbon spacers
  • Stem Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
  • Handlebars Specialized Expert, shallow drop, alloy, 123mm drop, 75mm reach
  • Tape Specialized Classic, w/ gel
  • Front Brake Shimano Ultegra
  • Rear Brake Shimano Ultegra
  • Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed, braze-on
  • Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
  • Shift Levers Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
  • Cassette Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed, 11-28
  • Chain Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
  • Crankset Specialized Pro, FACT carbon, OSBB, 52/36
  • Pedals Nylon flat test ride, loose ball, w/ reflectors
  • Front Wheel Roval Rapide CL 40
  • Rear Wheel Roval Rapide CL 40
  • Front Tire Specialized Turbo Pro, 127TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x23c
  • Rear Tire Specialized Turbo Pro, 127TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x23c
  • Inner Tubes Ultralight, presta valve
  • Saddle Body Geometry Toupé Expert Gel, hollow Ti rails, 143mm
  • Seatpost S-Works FACT carbon, 20mm offset, 27.2mm
  • Seat Binder Specialized, integrated wedge

Expert

Specialized Tarmac 2015 Expert
Specialized Tarmac 2015 Expert

Specialized Tarmac 2015 Expert Specifications:

  • Frame Specialized FACT 10r carbon, FACT construction, tapered/shaped 1-1/8” to the size-specific lower headtube, compact race design, internal cable routing
  • Fork S-Works FACT carbon, full monocoque, size-specific taper
  • Headset 1-1/8” upper, size-specific lower, stainless steel cartridge bearings, 8mm carbon cone spacer, w/ 25mm of carbon spacers
  • Stem Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
  • Handlebars Specialized Expert, shallow drop, alloy, 123mm drop, 75mm reach
  • Tape Specialized Classic, w/ gel
  • Front Brake Shimano Ultegra
  • Rear Brake Shimano Ultegra
  • Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed, braze-on
  • Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
  • Shift Levers Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
  • Cassette Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed, 11-28
  • Chain Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
  • Crankset FSA, carbon, BB30, 52/36
  • Pedals Nylon flat test ride, loose-ball, w/ reflectors
  • Front Wheel Fulcrum S4
  • Rear Wheel Fulcrum S4
  • Front Tire Specialized Turbo Pro, 127TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x23c
  • Rear Tire Specialized Turbo Pro, 127TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x23c
  • Inner Tubes Standard, presta valve
  • Saddle Body Geometry Toupé Expert Gel, hollow Ti rails, 143mm
  • Seatpost S-Works FACT carbon, 20mm offset, 27.2mm
  • Seat Binder Specialized, integrated wedge

SL4 Comp Ultegra

Specialized Tarmac 2015 SL4 Comp Ultegra (Satin Carbon/Hyper Green/Cyan)
Specialized Tarmac 2015 SL4 Comp Ultegra (Satin Carbon/Hyper Green/Cyan)

Specialized Tarmac 2015 SL4 Comp Ultegra Specifications:

  • Frame Specialized FACT 9r carbon, FACT construction, compact race design, 1-3/8” lower bearing, OSBB
  • Fork Specialized FACT carbon, monocoque, OS race for 1-3/8” bearing
  • Headset 1-1/8” upper, 1-3/8” lower, integrated Cr-Mo cartridge bearings, 20mm cone spacer, w/ 20mm of spacers
  • Stem Specialized Comp Multi, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 12-degree rise
  • Handlebars Specialized Comp, shallow drop, alloy, 125mm drop, 70mm reach
  • Tape Specialized Classic, w/ gel
  • Front Brake Shimano Ultegra
  • Rear Brake Shimano Ultegra
  • Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed, braze-on
  • Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
  • Shift Levers Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
  • Cassette Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed, 11-28
  • Chain Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
  • Crankset Praxis Works, TURN Zayante, BB30
  • Pedals Nylon flat test ride, loose-ball, w/ reflectors
  • Front Wheel Fulcrum S4
  • Rear Wheel Fulcrum S4
  • Front Tire Specialized Turbo Pro, 127TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x23c
  • Rear Tire Specialized Turbo Pro, 127TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x23c
  • Inner Tubes Standard, presta valve
  • Saddle Body Geometry Toupé Comp Gel, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
  • Seatpost Specialized Comp, FACT carbon, 27.2mm
  • Seat Binder Alloy, 32.6mm

Elite 105

Specialized Tarmac 2015 Elite 105 (Gloss Carbon/ Charcoal/Hyper Green)
Specialized Tarmac 2015 Elite 105 (Gloss Carbon/Charcoal/Hyper Green)

Specialized Tarmac 2015 Elite 105 Specifications:

  • Frame Specialized FACT 9r carbon, FACT construction, compact race design, 1-3/8” lower bearing, OSBB
  • Fork Specialized FACT carbon, monocoque, OS race for 1-3/8” bearing
  • Headset 1-1/8” upper, 1-3/8” lower, integrated Cr-Mo cartridge bearings, 20mm cone spacer, w/ 20mm of spacers
  • Stem Specialized Comp Multi, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 12-degree rise
  • Handlebars Specialized Comp, shallow drop, alloy, 125mm drop, 70mm reach
  • Tape Specialized Classic, w/ gel
  • Front Brake Shimano 105
  • Rear Brake Shimano 105
  • Front Derailleur Shimano 105
  • Rear Derailleur Shimano 105, 11-speed
  • Shift Levers Shimano 105 STI, 11-speed
  • Cassette Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11-28
  • Chain Shimano 105, 11-speed
  • Crankset Praxis Works, TURN Zayante, BB30
  • Pedals Nylon flat test ride, loose-ball, w/ reflectors
  • Front Wheel Fulcrum S5
  • Rear Wheel Fulcrum S5
  • Front Tire Specialized Turbo Pro, 127TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x23c
  • Rear Tire Specialized Turbo Pro, 127TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x23c
  • Inner Tubes Standard, presta valve
  • Saddle Body Geometry Toupé Comp Gel, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
  • Seatpost Specialized Comp, FACT carbon, 27.2mm
  • Seat Binder Alloy, 32.6mm

Sport

Specialized Tarmac 2015 Sport (Gloss Red/ White)
Specialized Tarmac 2015 Sport (Gloss Red/ White)

Specialized Tarmac 2015 Sport Specifications:

  • Frame Specialized FACT 9r carbon, FACT construction, compact race design, 1-3/8” lower bearing, OSBB
  • Fork Specialized FACT carbon, monocoque, OS race for 1-3/8” bearing
  • Headset 1-1/8” upper, 1-3/8” lower, integrated Cr-Mo cartridge bearings, 20mm cone spacer, w/ 20mm of spacers
  • Stem Specialized Comp Multi, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 12-degree rise
  • Handlebars Specialized Comp, shallow drop, alloy, 125mm drop, 70mm reach
  • Tape Specialized Classic, w/ gel
  • Front Brake AXIS 1.0
  • Rear Brake AXIS 1.0
  • Front Derailleur Shimano 105
  • Rear Derailleur Shimano 105, 11-speed
  • Shift Levers Shimano 105 STI, 11-speed
  • Cassette Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11-28
  • Chain Shimano 105, 11-speed
  • Crankset FSA Gossamer, BB30
  • Pedals Nylon flat test ride, loose-ball, w/ reflectors
  • Front Wheel AXIS 2.0
  • Rear Wheel AXIS 2.0
  • Front Tire Specialized Turbo Pro, 127TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x23c
  • Rear Tire Specialized Turbo Pro, 127TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x23c
  • Inner Tubes Standard, presta valve
  • Saddle Body Geometry Toupé Comp Gel, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
  • Seatpost Specialized Comp, FACT carbon, 27.2mm
  • Seat Binder Alloy, 32.6mm

Tarmac Pro Frameset

Specialized Tarmac 2015 pro frameset
Specialized Tarmac 2015 pro frameset

Specialized S-Works Tarmac 2015 frameset Specifications:

  • Frame Specialized FACT 10r carbon, FACT construction, tapered/shaped 1-1/8” to the size-specific lower headtube, compact race design, internal cable routing
  • Fork S-Works FACT carbon, full monocoque, size-specific taper
  • Headset 1-1/8” upper, size-specific lower, stainless steel cartridge bearings, 8mm carbon cone spacer, w/ 25mm of carbon spacers
  • Bottom Bracket Hope, BB30
  • Seatpost S-Works FACT carbon, 20mm offset, 27.2mm
  • Seat Binder Specialized, integrated wedge

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