2022 Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL7 - Speed of Light Collection

A carbon frame race bike with ultra high-end components and hydraulic disc brakes.

2022 Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL7 - Speed of Light Collection
MSRP$15,000
Spec Level
SuspensionRigid
FrameCarbon
ForkCarbon
Wheels700c Carbon
Drivetrain2 × 12 Electronic
GroupsetRED eTap
Power MeterRed AXS
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

2 × 12 — 24 speed

S-Works Tarmac SL7 - Speed of Light Collection

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Going fast on a bike you’d be happy to ride all day has never felt so good as it does on the Specialized Tarmac SL7. Photos: Mike Massaro

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Geometry

Specs
Build
Frame

S-Works Tarmac SL7 FACT 12r Carbon, Rider First Engineered™, Win Tunnel Engineered, Clean Routing, Threaded BB, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc

BB StandardBSA, 68mm, Threaded

ColorRed Tint / Chameleon/white

Fork

S-Works FACT Carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc

Bottom Bracket

CeramicSpeed BSA SRAM DUB alternative Silver OEM

Stem

Tarmac integrated stem, 6-degree

Handlebar

Roval Rapide Handlebar, carbon

Saddle

Body Geometry S-Works Power, carbon fiber rails, carbon fiber base

Seatpost

2021 S-Works Tarmac Carbon seat post, FACT Carbon, 20mm offset

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

SRAM RED eTAP AXS, 12-speed

Front Derailleur

SRAM RED eTAP AXS, braze-on

Crank

SRAM RED AXS Power Meter, 48/35T

Power Meter

SRAM RED AXS Power Meter, 48/35T

Shifters

SRAM Red eTap AXS

Cassette

SRAM RED XG-1290, 12-speed, 10-33t

Chain

SRAM RED 12-speed

Brakes

SRAM RED eTAP AXS, hydraulic disc

Wheels
Rims

Front: Roval Rapide CLX, 21mm internal width carbon rim, 51mm depth, Win Tunnel Engineered, Roval AFD hub, 18h, DT Swiss Aerolite spokes, Rear: Roval Rapide CLX, 21mm internal width carbon rim, 60mm depth, Win Tunnel Engineered, Roval AFD hub, 24h, DT Swiss Aerolite spokes

Tires

Front: Turbo Cotton - Black Sidewall, 320 TPI, 700x26mm, Rear: Turbo Cotton - Black Sidewall, 320 TPI, 700x26mm

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