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Tarmac Sl7 Comp

Tarmac Sl7 Comp

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Description

The new Tarmac is designed to go fast, there's no if's, and's, or but's about that—but it represents so much more than just aerodynamic prowess. With a light-weight, Rider-First Engineered™ frame, it delivers the best-possible ride characteristics, no matter the size. So no matter what you have planned for your new Tarmac, its ready to help you achieve your goals—PRs, KOMs, or podium top-steps. One bike to rule them all.

With the new SRAM Rival eTap AXS 12-speed group to bring wireless shifting to the masses, along wtih some fast rolling tires in the Turbo Pro 700x26mm tires, this new Tarmac delivers performance at a more palatable price point.

  • "Aero is everything”—we’ve been preaching it for years and it’s still the driving force for the new Tarmac. In our quest for tube shapes that deliver the fastest frame that the UCI rules allow, we took a page out of the Venge development book and utilized our FreeFoil Shape Library. Armed with a library of optimized shapes, we turned to the Win Tunnel to plug these shapes into a modular test bike, for more testing and validation. The result? A new Tarmac Comp that’s faster than before—33 seconds faster over 40km than the Tarmac SL6. No compromises, just pure speed.
  • Building on the learnings from the Venge, the new Tarmac utilizes simple integration to create a clean, fast cockpit that’s easy to live with. We’ve improved the routing for any configuration — mechanical shifting, traditional stems, round bars, etc. — all while keeping its aerodynamic attributes. These same traits also make the new Tarmac easy to work on and easy to travel with. It’s a win-win.
  • Continuing our quest to develop the perfect race bike, we used our Rider-First Engineered™ philosophy to ensure that the new Tarmac is the most balanced, best handling Tarmac yet—no matter the size. With an army of the world’s best test riders from our three World Tour Teams — Boels-Dolmans, Deceuninck-Quick-Step, and Bora-hansgrohe — we made changes to the Tarmac based on their thousands of kilometers on the road. We balanced the ride quality between the front and rear end, so even the longest days in the saddle continue to be comfortable—all without giving up anything to the Tarmac’s legendary handling and race-winning snappiness.
  • While aerodynamics were paramount to the Tarmac’s development, and to the development of all of our race bikes, weight was the co-pilot on this optimal race bike journey. Previously “aero bikes” always compromised in the weight department—the more drag you reduced, the more weight you gained. With the new Tarmac, our design philosophy was to keep it at, or below, the UCI weight limit out of the box, with no sacrifices to aerodynamics. And with the help of the FreeFoil Shape Library, tools like isotopic FEA analysis, and some engineering wizardry by the best engineers in the industry, we delivered a frame that weighs a mere 920 grams, without giving up a gram of aero, stiffness or ride quality.

Specifications

Satin Teal Tint/Black/Light Silver $5,000
Gloss Metallic White Silver / Smoke $5,000

Geometry

44 49 52 54 56 58 61
Stack 491 504 517 534 555 581 602
Reach 369 378 383 387 398 405 411
Head Tube Length 93 102 113 131 151 178 198
Head Tube Angle 70.5 71.75 72.5 73 73.5 73.5 74
BB Height 266 266 266 268 268 268 268
BB Drop 74 74 74 72 72 72 72
Trail 71 63 58 58 55 55 52
Fork Length, Full 366 366 366 366 366 366 366
Fork Rake/Offset 47 47 47 44 44 44 44
Front Center 572 574 577 579 592 606 613
Chainstay Length 410 410 410 410 410 410 410
Wheelbase 970 973 975 978 991 1006 1013
Top Tube Length, Horizontal 496 509 531 541 563 577 595
Bike Standover Height 723 735 746 768 786 808 834
Seat Tube Length 435 447 458 475 496 517 547
Seat Tube Angle 75.5 75.5 74 74 73.5 73.5 73
Crank Length 165mm 165mm 170mm 172.5mm 172.5mm 175mm 175mm
Handlebar Width 360mm 380mm 400mm 420mm 420mm 440mm 440mm
Stem Length 70mm 80mm 90mm 100mm 100mm 110mm 110mm
Saddle Width 155mm 155mm 155mm 143mm 143mm 143mm 143mm
Seatpost Length 300mm 300mm 300mm 380mm 380mm 380mm 380mm