Specialized Roubaix SL8
Specialized Roubaix SL8
Specialized Roubaix SL8
Specialized Roubaix SL8

Specialized Roubaix SL8

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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 Pavé seatpost controls that deflection for the optimal vertical compliance. Together they create AfterShock 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 950 grams, the frame is lighter, utilizing lessons learned from the Aethos - the world’s lightest production frame - and Fact 10r carbon blend. Nothing in its class is faster or lighter than the Roubaix.

Frame
FACT 10R, Rider First Engineered™ (RFE), FreeFoil Shape Library tubes, threaded BB, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc

Fork
Future Shock 3.1 w/ Smooth Boot, FACT Carbon 12x100mm, thru-axle, flat-mount disc

Handlebars
Specialized Hover Comp, Alloy, 125mm Drop, 75mm Reach w/Di2 Hole

Saddle
Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails

Stem
Future Stem Comp

Seat Binder
Hidden drop clamp

Tape
Roubaix S-Wrap

SeatPost
S-Works Pave Seat post

Front Brake
Shimano Tiagra Hydraulic Disc

Rear Brake
Shimano Tiagra Hydraulic Disc

Chainrings
50/34

Chain
KMC X10, 10-Speed

Front Derailleur
Shimano 105 R7100, braze-on

Bottom Bracket
Shimano BSA

Crankset
Shimano Tiagra, 10-Speed

Shift Levers
Shimano Tiagra 4720, Hydraulic Disc

Rear Derailleur
Shimnao Tiagra

Cassette
Shimano Tiagra, 10-speed, 11-34T

Front Wheel
Axis Elite Disc

Rear Wheel
Axis Elite Disc

Inner Tubes
700x28/38mm, 48mm Presta valve

Front Tire
Road Sport, 700x32c

Rear Tire
Road Sport, 700x32c

Weight Size
56

Weight
9.46kg (20 lb, 13.7 oz)

* Specifications are subject to change without notice

44 49 52 54 56 58 61 64
A Reach 353 363 370 381 389 397 403 409
B Stack 543 549 566 585 605 630 665 685
C Head Tube Angle 69.3° 70.8° 71.5° 72.3° 73° 73° 73.5° 73.5°
D Front Center 589 587 593 598 604 620 631 634
E Bottom Bracket Drop 80 80 80 78 78 78 78 78
F Wheelbase 994 992 998 1005 1012 1031 1042 1054
G Chainstay Length 418 418 418 420 420 423 423 423
H Head Tube Length 90 90 105 122 140 168 202 222
I Top Tube Length 503 523 534 550 569 584 600 618
J Seat Tube Angle 75° 74° 74° 74° 73.5° 73.5° 73.5° 73°
K Standover Height 686 719 747 766 787 809 847 865

*All measurements in degrees or millimetres

Size Height
Imperial Metric
44 4'8" - 5'1" 142 - 155cm
49 5'1" - 5'5" 155 - 163cm
52 5'4" - 5'7" 163 - 170cm
54 5'7" - 5'9" 170 - 175cm
56 5'9" - 5'11" 175 - 180cm
58 5'11" - 6'2" 180 - 188cm
61 6'2" - 6'5" 188 - 196cm

The sizing chart is a great place to start when picking your next bike but everyone will fit a bike a bit differently. Your torso, arm, and leg lengths all play into what size of bike you may need. Plus, there's your own personal preference.

We always recommend swinging by the shop and taking the bike that you're looking for a spin to see how it feels. If you're unable to come by, looking at the geometry of your current bike and comparing it is a good place to start. If you have any further questions, our customer service team is there to help.

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