Specialized Roubaix Elite, 2017
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Specialized Roubaix Elite, 2017

Product Code 94417-4052
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The idea of a perfect road is a myth, as there's always a chip, a crack, a rough patch—you name it. But with our all-new Roubaix Elite, you'll be taming wild asphalt without any extra effort. This is how road bikes were always meant to be. The frame is the lightest that we've ever made, and it's been constructed from our FACT 10r carbon fiber. 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. 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. Lastly, we spec'd it with awesome components, like Shimano 105 11-speed shifting, hydraulic disc brakes, and ultra-tough Axis Elite Disc wheels.

Key Features
  • 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 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.
  • A Roubaix Disc fork is built from our top-end FACT 11r carbon fiber for supreme stiffness, strength, and reactivity, while a thru-axle design only stands to bolster all of the above.
  • This Praxis Alba 2D crankset is perfect for tackling steep grades and rough roads, and it also features supreme ramping for precise shifts between rings.

FRAME FACT 10r carbon, Endurance Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, 12x142mm thru-axle, Future Shock suspension, 20mm of travel
FORK Roubaix disc, FACT 11r carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle
STEM Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise
HANDLEBARS Specialized Hover Comp Alloy, 15mm rise, 125mm drop, 75mm reach
TAPE S-Wrap Roubaix w/stickygel
FRONT BRAKE Tektro Spyre, dual pivot, mechanical disc
REAR BRAKE Tektro Spyre, mechanical disc, dual pivot
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano 105, braze-on
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano 105, long cage, 11-speed
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano 105 STI, 11-speed
CASSETTE Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11-32t
CHAIN KMC X11, 11-speed
CRANKSET Praxis Alba, compact, 50/34T
PEDALS Nylon flat test ride, loose-ball, w/ reflectors
FRONT WHEEL Axis Elite Disc, thru-axle, tubeless compatible
REAR WHEEL Axis Elite Disc, thru-axle, tubeless compatible
FRONT TYRE Turbo Pro, 700x26mm, 60TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection
REAR TYRE Turbo Pro, 700x26mm, 60TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection
SADDLE Phenom Comp GT, hollow Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
SEATPOST Specialized CG-R, FACT carbon, single bolt, 27.2mm
SEAT BINDER Seatstay-Integrated

Specifications subject to change without notice.



52 54 56 58
B-B Drop 77.5mm 76mm 76mm 74.5mm
Bike Stand-Over Height 743mm 762mm 785mm 813mm
Chain-Stay Length 413mm 415mm 415mm 418mm
Fork Rake/Offset 50mm 44mm 44mm 44mm
Front-Center 586mm 584mm 590mm 605mm
Head-Tube Angle 72.25° 72.75° 73.5° 73.5°
Head-Tube Length 110mm 125mm 150mm 185mm
Reach 376mm 380mm 385mm 390mm
Seat-Tube Angle 74° 74° 73.5° 73.5°
Seat-Tube Length 462mm 481mm 501mm 522mm
Stack 554mm 570mm 597mm 629mm
Top-Tube Length (horizontal) 534.9mm 545mm 561.8mm 576.3mm
Trail 57mm 61mm 55mm 55mm
Wheelbase 987mm 987mm 993mm 1011mm

NOTE: Price applies to Online sales only, pricing may differ in our Retail store.
  • 52 - Satin Carbon/Hyper Green/Charcoal  $3,800.00 | In-store $3,800.00
  • 58 - Satin Carbon/Hyper Green/Charcoal  $3,800.00 | In-store $3,800.00

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