What is S Works Roubaix?

What is S Works Roubaix?

The all-new S-Works Roubaix now delivers compliance without compromise by introducing a radical new Future Shock 2.0 that gives you more control and damping options, a new Pavé seatpost that creates our most balanced Roubaix to date, aerodynamics that equal the Tarmac, and a Rider-First Engineered™ frame that tips the …

How much does the S Works Roubaix weight?

How much does the Roubaix sport weigh? On our scales and in a size 54cm, the Roubaix Sport came in at 8.73kg or 19.2lb.

What tires do pros use for Paris-Roubaix?

While at Flanders most riders opt for 25mm wide tyres, the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix are much more severe so we’ll see 27 to 30mm tyres used by most teams. Tyres this wide don’t fit in regular race bikes, though that’s starting to change as the latest generation of some race bikes will take up to 28mm tyres.

What is the difference between specialized and S-Works?

The difference is in the frame. The S-Works bikes use a different carbon lay-up. The S-Works frames are lighter and stiffer. Also they come with ceramicspeed BB as standard.

Where are S-Works bike made?

“I can’t afford a real S-Works. The replicas are just as good.” “They’re all made in the same factory in China.” “It’s the same mold.”

How many gears does the Roubaix have?

The model-defining feature that debuted on the Roubaix, Specialized’s Future Shock, is shared across the range, but even along with a less expensive carbon frame, does cost. Because of this, our first rung on the Roubaix ladder comes equipped with Shimano’s 10-speed Tiagra groupset and TRP Spyre mechanical discs.

Are Paris-Roubaix bikes different?

1. Special bikes. The cobbles of Paris-Roubaix are so ferocious that for years the pros have used specially designed bikes better equipped to handle the battering. Some examples include the Specialized Roubaix, recently updated with pioneering front end ‘Futureshock’ suspension.

How long is the Paris-Roubaix race?

257.7 km
2021 Paris–Roubaix

2021 UCI World Tour, race 28 of 29
Stages 1
Distance 257.7 km (160.1 mi)
Winning time 6h 01′ 57″

What kind of bike is Roubaix?

The Specialized Roubaix has been a benchmark for endurance bikes since it first appeared in the mid-2000s. The latest model uses Specialized’s Future Shock 2.0 front suspension and, in 2020 Expert spec, it offers a full Shimano Ultegra Di2 groupset and some top-notch components.

What is the difference between Specialized and S-Works?

How many speeds is a Specialized Roubaix?

You don’t realise it’s only 10-speed most of the time, although with the wide-ranging 50/34 and 11-34 ratios, I did find a couple of gear jumps that felt a little wide.