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Specialized Roubaix Expert - 2023

Specialized Roubaix Expert
  • Color: Carbon/Liquid Silver
  • Color: Dove Grey/Chameleon Lapis
Color: Carbon/Liquid Silver
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We created the endurance road category two decades ago proving that high ergonomics means high performance. Today, the new Roubaix SL8 with Future Shock 3.0 is lighter, faster, and smoother than any road bike ever made, unleashing unmatched confidence. The road may be hell below, but on Roubaix, it's always heaven above.

- COMPLIANCE: Future Shock 3.0 is the star of the show, more tunable, adjustable, and durable than ever. Now, regardless of position on the bike, every rider experiences 20mm of smooth, stiction-free travel between the stem and head tube. Future Shock helps keep your hands and bars steady for a smoother ride with more control to stay fast, safe, and confident.

- Our dropped clamp design exposes more seatpost to increase deflection, but "more" isn't simply better. The Pave seatpost controls that deflection for the optimal vertical compliance. Together they create 'Cobble Gobbler' technology, and when paired with the Roubaix's rigid rear triangle, deliver a smooth ride with no loss in efficiency.

- The Roubaix SL8 is the smoothest road bike our Ride Science Team has ever tested-reducing impacts at the bars and saddle by 53% vs. the nearest competition. With Roubaix's Future Shock 3.0 the wheel quickly moves over the bump, while rider mass remains stable, maintaining momentum in rough terrain. Typical forks deflect backward on impact, causing a measurable loss in speed. It's a scientific fact, smoother is indeed faster.

- CAPABILITY: The Roubaix pioneered endurance geometry, so you ride "IN" the bike, not "ON" the bike to relieve pressure on your hands, arms, and shoulders for capability and confidence on any road, yet it's ready to dissect a mountain decent at full gas. Snuggle up.

- With tire clearance up to 38c/40mm, this endurance road machine delivers better traction than ever on rough roads and even light gravel. Thanks to lightweight, super-efficient Specialized tires, that extra tire volume and traction comes with no downsides.

- Roubaix inspires really BIG days on the bike, so we've given it every mount your adventures could need- three bottle mounts, top-tube mounts, and it's even fender-ready. So, go ahead and bring it all along for the ride.

- PERFORMANCE: The new Roubaix SL8 is our most aero yet, with new aero shapes from our Free Foil library and dropped seat stays. At just 825 grams, the frame is 50 grams lighter, utilizing lessons learned from the Aethos—the world's lightest production frame—and our premium Fact 12r carbon blend. Nothing in its class is faster or lighter than the Roubaix.


Fork Future Shock 3.2 w/ Smooth Boot, FACT Carbon 12x100mm, thru-axle, flat-mount disc
Tires S-Works Mondo 2BR, 700x32c
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB BSA
Chainrings 46/33T
Cassette/Freewheel SRAM XG 1250, 10-36T
Chain SRAM Rival, 12-Speed
Brakes SRAM Rival Hydraulic Disc
Handlebars Specialized Hover Expert, Alloy, 125mm Drop, 75mm Reach w/Di2 Hole
Tape/Grips Supacaz Super Sticky Kush
Stem Future Stem Pro
Seatpost S-Works Pave Seat post

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Carbon/Liquid Silver / 44cm 888818883691 94423-3144
Carbon/Liquid Silver / 49cm 888818884179 94423-3149 210000063949
Carbon/Liquid Silver / 52cm 888818884476 94423-3152 210000063953
Carbon/Liquid Silver / 54cm 888818884117 94423-3154 210000063957
Carbon/Liquid Silver / 56cm 888818883646 94423-3156 210000063960
Carbon/Liquid Silver / 58cm 888818883851 94423-3158 210000063963
Carbon/Liquid Silver / 61cm 888818883677 94423-3161 210000063968
Carbon/Liquid Silver / 64cm 888818883554 94423-3164 210000063972
Dove Grey/Chameleon Lapis / 44cm 888818883653 94423-3044 210000065533
Dove Grey/Chameleon Lapis / 49cm 888818884025 94423-3049 210000063984
Dove Grey/Chameleon Lapis / 52cm 888818883912 94423-3052 210000063931
Dove Grey/Chameleon Lapis / 54cm 888818884315 94423-3054 210000063934
Dove Grey/Chameleon Lapis / 56cm 888818883639 94423-3056 210000063937
Dove Grey/Chameleon Lapis / 58cm 888818884186 94423-3058 210000063941
Dove Grey/Chameleon Lapis / 61cm 888818883929 94423-3061 210000063943
Dove Grey/Chameleon Lapis / 64cm 888818883721 94423-3064 210000063947