How much does a 2014 Specialized Roubaix weight?
|49cm 52cm 54cm 56cm 58cm 61cm
|Specialized Axis 1.0
Is the Roubaix fast?
Well, that’s still sort of true. But with the Roubaix now faster and much lighter than before, and Specialized even claiming it’s faster than the Tarmac SL6, the Roubaix steps into a bigger spotlight, and may just end up making the most sense for an even larger group of cyclists.
Is the Specialized Roubaix an endurance bike?
Endurance bikes allow riders to go farther and explore every road possible without being limited by their equipment. The two kings of the endurance category are the Specialized Roubaix and the Trek Domane.
Can you ride 32mm tires on gravel?
They’re can be worse than gravel roads. Going to a 32mm or 35mm road tire, you will actually DECREASE your rolling resistance. Aerodynamics will worsen a bit, so that is the trade-off, but unless you’re racing, neither of these changes (which even partially cancel each other out) will make a meaningful difference.
What’s the price of a 2014 Specialized Roubaix?
The Roubaix 2014 model likely to draw the greatest attention is the £4,500 SL4 Expert Disc, one equipped with Shimano’s new hydraulic road disc brake and Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting. The calipers are mounted to a re-designed rear triangle and a brand new front fork and the rotors are mounted to a DT Axis 4.0 wheelset.
What kind of brake does a Specialized Roubaix use?
All Specialized Tarmac and Roubaix models will have SL4 frames in model year 2014. The new Roubaix SL4 Expert Disc will use Shimano’s new, road-specific hydraulic disc brake, while the CruX E5 Disc cyclo-cross bike will use the S-Series hydraulic brake from SRAM.
What kind of chain does a Specialized Roubaix use?
Roubaix is Specialized’s ‘endurance’-oriented steed, but there’s no downgrading from its race equipment. A Shimano Dura Ace Di2 9070 electronic groupset decorates the S-Works frame of the £9,000 flagship, which, like its Tarmac equivalent, rolls on Roval CLX 40 hoops, and is powered by a FACT carbon chainset.
Which is the sister bike to the Roubaix?
The Ruby is the sister model of the Roubaix and the £4,000 Pro tier machine pictured below is the flagship bike of the comfort-oriented sector of Specialized’s women’s range. The frame features the carbon dropouts of the upscale Roubaix models, but is equipped with a far more elegant integrated seat clamp.