How much does the S-Works Roubaix weight?
How much does the Roubaix sport weigh? On our scales and in a size 54cm, the Roubaix Sport came in at 8.73kg or 19.2lb.
Is Roubaix a good climbing bike?
For riders looking for an endurance specialist that does a great job of killing road shocks then the Specialized Roubaix Comp fits the bill incredibly well. It’s good looking, dependable and has the sort of component list that will stand the test of time.
Where are S-Works bikes made?
“I can’t afford a real S-Works. The replicas are just as good.” “They’re all made in the same factory in China.” “It’s the same mold.”
Where are S-Works made?
I don’t have a Tarmac but my MTB is a S-Works Epic which is also made in Taiwan. This thing rides like dream and craftsmanship is simply superb.
What is a Roubaix style bike?
The Roubaix is the comfier, less racy alternative to the Tarmac, although Specialized does also offer a Team version of the S-Works Roubaix frame with more aggressive geometry. The Roubaix Expert is an expensive bike by any objective measure, but it’s vastly more affordable than the halo S-Works model.
What makes the s-Works Roubaix SL4 so good?
Whether it’s due to these or some other engineering trickery, there’s little denying the S-Works Roubaix SL4 does a fantastic job of squashing road buzz The rear derailleur cable is routed through the chain stay and hollow carbon fiber dropout. Interchangeable inserts make them compatible with both mechanical and electronic drivetrains
What size steerer does the specialized s-Works Roubaix SL4 have?
The Specialized S-Works Roubaix SL4 might not be exactly what you expect. It has the positioning and handling of an endurance bike but the spunk and weight of a full-blown racer. Our 52cm test sample actually uses a straight 1 1/8in steerer, while larger samples go with tapered front ends.
What size is the Roubaix SL4 tubing?
Many brands vary tubing sizes and shapes according to frame size, but Specialized has gone one step further with the Roubaix SL4 by varying the lower steerer tube diameter as well, to help maintain the same ride quality across the range: 1 1/8in for 49-52cm sizes, 1 1/4in for 54-56cm, and 1 1/2in for 58-61cm.
How much does the s-Works Tarmac SL4 weigh?
Actual weight for our 52cm frame is 961g including the seatpost collar, rear derailleur hanger, and anodized aluminum water bottle bolts – just 40g heavier than the similarly sized S-Works Tarmac SL4 we tested last year. The matching 390g fork tacks on a more significant 80g weight penalty but, even so, they’re impressive numbers.