Monday, August 13, 2012

Featured: Specialized S-Works Epic Frame 29 and Colors


Here is our first look at the 2013 Specialized S-Works Epic 29 frame and available colors. This year the S-Works Epic will be available in Satin Black and Satin Carbon/Red/White. The frameset includes a FACT 11 carbon front triangle with carbon seatstays, chainstays and a 100mm travel FOX/Specialized Mini-Brain with AUTOSAG Kashima coating rear shock. Also included is the ultra lightweight 100mm Rockshox SID World Cup 29 Brain fork with tapered carbon crown and steerer.  Frameset MSRP: $5000


2013 S-Works Epic Frameset 29 Satin Carbon/Red/White

2013 S-Works Epic Frameset 29 Satin Carbon/Black

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Women's Road Edition: 2013 Specialized S-Works Amira SL4

Move over guys, it's the ladies turn. The Specialized S-Works Amira SL4 for 2013 will feature a frame color and drivetrain makeover. This year the S-Works Amira will be powered by the all-new Shimano Dura-Ace 11speed drivetrain turned by ultra lightweight Specialized S-Works carbon cranks. The rough roads will be smoothed out with new Roval Rapide CLX carbon clincher wheels. There is no doubt this will be one of the fastest and lightest women’s road bikes on the market today. The 2013 S-Works Amira SL4 will also be available as a frameset for 2013:  MSRP: $8500 USD. Frameset: $3500 USD. Colors can be see in photos below. Enjoy!

2013 Specialized S-Works Amira SL4 in White/Silver
2013 Specialized S-Works Amira SL4 Frameset in Satin Carbon


FRAMES-Works SL4 FACT 11r, FACT IS Construction, women's tubeset, tapered 1-1/8 to 1-3/8 HT, carbon OSBB
REAR SHOCK
FORKS-Works Amira, FACT carbon, full monocoque, 1-1/8" to 1-3/8" tapered steerer
HEADSET1-1/8" upper and 1-3/8" lower Cr-Mo cartridge bearings, w/ 20mm carbon cone spacer and 20mm of carbon spacers
STEMNew S-Works SL stem, 7050 3D-forged, CNC head bolts
HANDLEBARSSpecialized Women's SL carbon, shallow drop
TAPESpecialized S-Wrap
FRONT BRAKENew Shimano Dura-Ace
REAR BRAKENew Shimano Dura-Ace
BRAKE LEVERS
FRONT DERAILLEURNew Shimano Dura-Ace 11-speed
REAR DERAILLEURNew Shimano Dura-Ace 11-speed
SHIFT LEVERSNew Shimano Dura-Ace STI
CASSETTE Shimano Dura Ace, 11-speed, 11-28
CHAINNew Shimano Dura-Ace 11-speed
CRANKSETS-Works FACT carbon
CHAINRINGS50/34
BOTTOM BRACKET OS integrated, ceramic bearings
PEDALSNylon flat test ride, loose ball, w/ reflectors
FRONT WHEELRoval Rapide CLX 40
REAR WHEELRoval Rapide CLX 40
RIMS
FRONT HUB
REAR HUB
SPOKES
FRONT TIRES-Works Turbo, BlackBelt, 220TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c
REAR TIRES-Works Turbo, BlackBelt, 220TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c
INNER TUBESTurbo Ultralight, 60mm, presta
SADDLEBody Geometry Oura Pro Gel, carbon rails, 155mm
SEATPOSTS-Works SL, FACT carbon, 27.2mm
SEAT BINDERForged bolt and nut, 32.6mm

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Spotted: 2013 Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL4 Di2


The 2013 Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL4 Di2 will feature the all new state of the art Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 electronic 11 speed drivetrain. You’ll be rolling on a set of new Rapide CLX 40 full carbon clincher wheels considered to be the perfect all around race wheelset Roval offers. S-Works carbon crankset, carbon handlebars, Toupe Pro saddle with carbon rail and S-Works SL stem will complete this lightweight package. The S-Works Tarmac Di2 for 2013 will come in one color option: Red/White/Black. MSRP: $12000 USD

2013 Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL4 Di2 in Red/White/Black

FRAMES-Works SL4 FACT 11r, FACT IS construction, tapered/shaped HT, compact race design, 1-3/8" lower HS bearing, carbon OSBB
REAR SHOCK
FORKS-Works Tarmac, FACT carbon, full monocoque, OS race for 1-3/8" bearing
HEADSET1-1/8" upper and 1-3/8" lower Cr-Mo cartridge bearings, w/ 8mm carbon cone spacer and 20mm of carbon spacers
STEMNew S-Works SL stem, 7050 3D-forged, CNC head bolts
HANDLEBARSS-Works Tarmac carbon, short drop
TAPESpecialized S-Works wrap
FRONT BRAKENew Shimano Dura-Ace
REAR BRAKENew Shimano Dura-Ace
BRAKE LEVERSNew Shimano Dura-Ace STI
FRONT DERAILLEURNew Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 11-speed
REAR DERAILLEURNew Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 11-speed
SHIFT LEVERSNew Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
CASSETTE Shimano Dura Ace, 11-speed, 11-26
CHAINNew Shimano Dura-Ace 11-speed
CRANKSETS-Works FACT carbon
CHAINRINGS53/39
BOTTOM BRACKET OS integrated, ceramic bearings
PEDALSNylon flat test ride, loose ball, w/ reflectors
FRONT WHEELRoval Rapide CLX 40
REAR WHEELRoval Rapide CLX 40
RIMS
FRONT HUB
REAR HUB
SPOKES
FRONT TIRES-Works Turbo, BlackBelt, 220TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c
REAR TIRES-Works Turbo, BlackBelt, 220TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c
INNER TUBESTurbo Ultralight, 60mm, presta
SADDLEBody Geometry Toupé Pro, carbon rails, 143mm
SEATPOSTS-Works SL, FACT carbon, 27.2mm
SEAT BINDERForged bolt and nut, 32.6mm