Specialized 2018 Ruby Expert Womens Road Bike
Specialized 2018 Ruby Expert Womens Road Bike

£3,800.00

Tired of rough roads wearing you out? We were, too. But where we see a problem, we can't help ourselves but to make a solution. And in this circumstance, that solution takes the shape of the Ruby Expert.

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Description

Tired of rough roads wearing you out? We were, too. But where we see a problem, we can't help ourselves but to make a solution. And in this circumstance, that solution takes the shape of the Ruby Expert.

The frame is among the lightest that we've ever made, and it's been constructed from our superlative 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's Women's Endurance Geometry. 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 Ruby outperforms anything on the market.

Lastly, we spec'd it with an awesome set of components that are hand-selected to endure harsh roads. Along these lines, you'll find the Expert outfitted with the likes of Shimano Ultegra 8000 mechanical shifting, powerful 8020 hydraulic disc brakes, low profile Roval SLX 24 wheels, and a host of women's-specific components.

 

  • 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 Ruby. The FACT 10r frameset is exceptional in every way, offering the ideal blend of light overall weight and targeted stiffness. Meanwhile, the all-new Future Shock "suspension" system at the cockpit delivers a revolutionary degree of comfort and control.
  • The Ruby Disc fork is built from our extraordinary FACT carbon fibre for the lightest possible weight, supreme stiffness, strength, and reactivity, while a thru-axle design only stands to bolster all of the above.
  • Comes equipped with a 25lbs spring installed (colour: black, weight: medium), and also includes both 13lbs (colour: blue, weight: soft) and 40lbs (colour: yellow, weight: firm) springs that can be installed to match the terrain you're riding.
Tech Specs
Frame Specialized FACT 10r carbon, Women's Endurance Geometry, Rider-First Engineeredâ„¢, 12x142mm thru-axle, Future Shock suspension, 20mm of travel, flat-disc mounts
Fork Specialized FACT full-carbon, flat-mount disc, 12x100mm thru-axle
Stem Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
Handlebars Specialized Expert Hover, alloy, 75x125mm
Tape S-WRAP Roubaix 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 Ruby Expert, 155mm, hollow titanium rails, Adaptive Edge, gel padding
Seatpost Specialized CG-R, FACT carbon, single-bolt, 27.2mm
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Delivery
This item is available for International delivery. For orders outside the UK, please contact us for a quote. Read more.

UK orders are sent using Royal Mail Tracked 48, Royal Mail Recorded or Royal Mail letter post for small, light orders and Parcelforce for heavier, bulky orders. Please allow approx 2-3 days for delivery after the order has been despatched. Large and heavy items, e.g turbo trainers and work stands, will be sent by Parcelforce (UK Mainland only). Overseas orders are sent using Royal Mail International Signed For service and Royal Mail Airsure service (where permitting). Heavier items e.g. bicycles are sent using Parcelforce Worldwide. Delivery times will vary depending on destination, customs clearance, local postal service etc. Please allow up to 14 working days for delivery. Postage costs include Insurance for the value of the order. Bicycles sent within the UK are sent by Parcelforce 48 Hour Service.

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