Specialized Roubaix SL8 Sport Apex

Specialized Roubaix SL8 Sport Apex

  • Frame: FACT 10R, Rider First Engineered™, FreeFoil Shape Library tubes
  • Brakes: SRAM APEX AXS
  • Gears: SRAM APEX, 12-Speed, 11-44T
  • Suspension: Future Shock 3.1, FACT Carbon
  • Tires: S-Works Mondo 2BR, 700x32c

Our Verdict: The Specialized Roubaix SL8 Sport Apex combines high ergonomics with high performance, providing riders with an unmatched confidence on the road. Its standout features, such as the SRAM APEX brakes and Future Shock 3.1 suspension, coupled with its lightweight frame, make it a top choice for serious cyclists.

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The Specialized Roubaix SL8 Sport Apex: Where Speed Meets Comfort

Serious road riders who demand an unrivaled blend of brisk acceleration, silky-smooth handling, and fatigue-erasing comfort need look no further than the Specialized Roubaix SL8 Sport Apex. This carbon road bike fuses cutting-edge technologies with a finely tuned ride quality to deliver a best-in-class endurance experience.

A Carbon Frame Steeped in Innovative Tech

The groundbreaking FACT 10R carbon frame forms the nucleus of this exceptional road machine. Utilizing advanced Rider First Engineered construction, Specialized meticulously tunes compliance into every section of the frame. The result is a bike with benchmark stiffness for direct power transfer, yet with a tuned-in feel that isolates you from vibrations. 

The aerodynamic FreeFoil Shape Library tubes slice through the wind with ease while also effectively damping road noise. A flattened seatstay design increases vertical compliance for a smooth ride quality. Integrated storage and an integrated SWAT box keep nutrition and tools close at hand.

SRAM Apex 1x12 Drivetrain: Simplicity Without Compromise

This model rolls out with SRAM's electronic Apex eTap AXS 12-speed wireless shifting system. The 1x setup provides a wide 502% gear range with no front derailleur or dropped chains. Shift up or down the entire 10-36T cassette with the push of a button. 

Apex hydraulic disc brakes deliver confident all-conditions stopping power. Together, these technologies form a drivetrain that's both simple to operate and more than capable for everything from brisk pacelines to grueling centuries. 

Wheels and Tires Engineered for Speed and Comfort

The Roubaix SL8 glides atop fast-rolling DT Swiss G 540 rims, selected for their ride smoothness. Meanwhile, grippy 2Bliss Ready S-Works Turbo MonoBloc tires provide low rolling resistance and cushioning via 120TPI casing and high-rebound corespun construction.

Cockpit Provides All-Day Support

 Touchpoints like the short-reach handlebar and Body Geometry Power Sport saddle allow you to log long miles with reduced fatigue. A vibration-damping bar tape finish enhances comfort over extended outings.

Engineered for All-Road Versatility

Take the Roubaix SL8 Sport Apex onto winding country byways, gravel paths, and chip-sealed lanes. The smooth-rolling tires and vibration-absorbing frame soak up imperfections with ease. The wide gearing range allows you to scale steep pitches. Braking and handling remain confident regardless of the riding surface.

With its fusion of boundary-pushing innovations and ride refinement, the Specialized Roubaix SL8 Sport Apex redefines its category. Experience the unparalleled ride sensation this electronic SRAM Apex-equipped beauty has to offer.