Specialized 2018 Roubaix Expert Road Bike - Give us a call for the best price anywhere
Specialized 2018 Roubaix Expert Road Bike - Give us a call for the best price anywhere

£3,800.00

From £142.50 P/M

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£3,800.00

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PRIMERA TEAM VERDICT:

The Roubaix provides the perfect balance between compliancy and performance. The future shock system at the front might seem a bit different at first but after a good test ride round the quiet back lanes of North Dorset we really began to appreciate how good it is. The lower end is built to perform much like a Tarmac but as you move up towards the seatpost, bars and headet you begin to witness how superb the future shock is. Every bump in the road just felt like the smooth tarmac of an airport runway, we were just missing the 30 degree temperatures! 

The different models of the Roubaix offer a specification to suit everyone. Carbon wheels or electronic gearing, the Roubaix will cover just about everything. Everyone who has left the shop with one of these spectacular bikes hasn't found anything to fault. We have only heard good responses about how smooth the ride quality is and how responsive it is up a climb, the perfect recipe for an endurance road bike. The 2018 range has once again impressed us with the latest in Shimano gearing technology.

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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 Engineered™ 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.

 

  • Featuring our Rider-First Engineered™ design that ensures every frame size has the same legendary responsiveness and smooth ride quality that you'd expect from a Roubaix. The FACT 10r frameset holds its own with our high-end carbon offerings, with the ideal blend of light overall weight and targeted stiffness, while the all-new Future Shock "suspension" system at the cockpit delivers a revolutionary degree of comfort and control.
  • A Roubaix Disc fork is built from our FACT carbon fibre for supreme stiffness, strength, and reactivity, while a thru-axle design only stands to bolster all of the above.
  • The Roval SLX 24 Disc wheelset features a sub-1600-gram weight, a 20-millimeter internal width, and an alloy construction that makes it a solid performer for any 'cross event.
Tech Specs
Frame Specialized FACT 10r carbon, Endurance Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, 12x142mm thru-axle, Future Shock suspension, 20mm of travel, flat disc mounts
Fork Specialized FACT carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle
Stem Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
Handlebars Specialized Expert Hover, alloy, 75x125mm
Tape S-Wrap w/ Sticky gel
Front Brake Shimano Ultegra 8020, hydraulic disc
Rear Brake Shimano Ultegra 8020, hydraulic disc
Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra 8000, braze-on
Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra 8000, long cage, 11-speed
Shifters Shimano Ultegra 8020, hydraulic disc
Bottom Bracket Shimano Ultegra
Cassette Shimano 11-speed Ultegra 8000, 11-32t
Chain Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed
Crankset Shimano Ultegra R8000, 50/34T
Pedals Nylon, 105x78x28mm, loose balls w/ reflectors
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
Front Tyre Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x28mm
Rear Tyre Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x28mm
Inner Tubes Standard, Presta valve
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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