Specialized Ruby Sport, 2018
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Specialized Ruby Sport, 2018

Product Code 90218-6044
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Looking for a bike to explore the road less travelled, while keeping room in your wallet for a mid-ride cappuccino? Look no further than the Ruby Sport.

The frame is among the lightest that we've ever made, and it's been constructed from our superlative FACT 9r 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 a host of components that blur the lines between steadfast reliability and outright performance, Shimano 105 shifting, hassle-free mechanical disc brakes, durable Axis Sport Disc wheels, and a women's-specific saddle.

  • 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 9r 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 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.

Specs
FRAME Specialized FACT 9r carbon, Women's Endurance Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, 12x142mm thru-axle, Future Shock suspension, 20mm of travel, flat disc mounts
FORK Specialized FACT full-carbon, flat-mount disc, 12x100mm thru-axle
FRONT WHEEL Axis Sport Disc
REAR WHEEL Axis Sport Disc
INNER TUBES 700x20/28mm, 40mm Presta valve
FRONT TYRE Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x28mm
REAR TYRE Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x28mm
CRANKSET Praxis Alba 2D
CHAINRINGS 50/34T
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano 105
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano 105 Ez, braze-on
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano 105, 11-speed
CASSETTE Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11-32t
CHAIN KMC X11EL, 11-speed w/ Missing Link™
FRONT BRAKE Tektro Spyre, flat mount, mechanical disc
REAR BRAKE Tektro Spyre, flat mount, mechanical disc
HANDLEBARS Specialized Comp Hover Bar, 6061 alloy, 70x125mm w/ Di2 hole
TAPE S-WRAP Roubaix w/ Sticky gel
STEM Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise
SADDLE Lithia Comp Gel, 155mm, nylon shell, gel padding
SEATPOST Specialized Comp carbon, single bolt
PEDALS Nylon

Geometry (mm)

44 48 51 54 56
BB Drop 77.5 77.5 77.5 77.5 76
Chainstay Length 413 413 413 413 415
Fork Rake 50 50 50 50 50
Front Center 580 580 589 596 607
Head Tube Angle 70° 71° 71.5° 72° 72.5°
Head Tube Length 90 100 120 140 160
Reach 353 358 365 370 370
Seat Tube Angle 74.5° 74.5° 74° 74° 74°
Seat Tube Length, BB Center to Top 363 392 425 462 481
Stack 541 554 575 596 616
Standover Height 679 700.7 727.9 756.9 778
Top Tube Length, Horizontal 510 517 534 544 550
Trail 72 66 62 59 56
Wheelbase 981 981 990 997 1010

NOTE: Price applies to Online sales only, pricing may differ in our Retail store.
  • 44 - Gloss /Cosmic Flake Blk /Slate/Acid Pink  $3,200.00 | In-store $3,200.00
  • 48 - Gloss /Cosmic Flake Blk /Slate/Acid Pink  $3,200.00 | In-store $3,200.00
  • 52 - Gloss /Cosmic Flake Blk /Slate/Acid Pink  $3,200.00 | In-store $3,200.00
  • 54 - Gloss /Cosmic Flake Blk /Slate/Acid Pink  $3,200.00 | In-store $3,200.00
  • 56 - Gloss /Cosmic Flake Blk /Slate/Acid Pink  $3,200.00 | In-store $3,200.00

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