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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Specialized has lifted the veil on the latest version of its iconic road race bike, the Tarmac. The Tarmac SL7 breaks from the Tarmac legacy with an aero-inspired silhouette and wind tunnel data that puts this road race bike ahead of Specialized's own wind-cheating Venge ViAS. Specialized...
  2. Tarmac S-Works

    Tarmac S-Works

    Customized Tarmac S-Works
  3. Tarmac S-Works

    Tarmac S-Works

    Customized Tarmac S-Works
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    The victor and his spoils (click to enlarge). Last Friday and Saturday, Italian Vincenzo Nibali executed a stunning comeback that saw him go from a distant fourth place to the top of the general classification standings. On Sunday, the home country hero rolled triumphantly into Torino as winner...
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    The Big Red S has bikes under three WorldTour teams this year, Tinkoff (pictured), Astana and Etixx‐Quick‐Step. With the 2016 pro bike racing season about to kick-off with Australia's Tour Down Under, it's time to take a look at some of the machines that will be taking to start lines this year...
  6. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    The frame is a Specialized S-Works Tarmac size 56cm (click to enlarge). With one perfectly timed late-race attack, Peter Sagan reaffirmed his place among cycling's elite, winning the 2015 UCI men's world championship elite road race title. The flamboyant Slovakian will spend at least the next...
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 The 2014 Tour de France is far from over, but after 10 days of racing Italian Vincenzo Nibali is clearly the odds-on favorite to be wearing the yellow jersey in Paris. The Italian owns a 2:23 lead over second-placed Richie Porte (Team Sky), and already...
  8. General Cycling Discussion
    You probably can't afford this bike. Just a day after Trek unveiled its new Émonda road bike line highlighted by the $15,750 10.25-pound SLR 10, Specialized lifted the lid on its own super bike, the $20,000 (yes, you read that right) S-Works McLaren Tarmac. But unlike the SLR 10, you wont find...
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    The new Specialized Tarmac disc-ready frame, MSRP $5,500. It's perhaps not the most novel concept, but for the latest version of its popular Tarmac race bike, Specialized is hanging its hat on the notion that different sized riders essentially need different bikes. Enter "Rider-First"...
  10. Specialized Tarmac Pro

    Specialized Tarmac Pro

    Specialized Tarmac Pro
  11. Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL3 neon / 56

    Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL3 neon / 56

  12. General Cycling Discussion
    Featured Review: 2010 Specialized Tarmac Expert SL by colinmichael MSRP: $3300 Review Date: April 4, 2010 Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Summary: I race mountain bikes but train a bit on the road so I had always ridden a Ti or steel road bike in the past as I wanted something...
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