Specialized S-Works Aethos SRAM RED AXS E1
Specialized S-Works Aethos SRAM RED AXS E1

Specialized S-Works Aethos SRAM RED AXS E1

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Don’t get us wrong, we’re all for racing. Grand Tour top steps, Classic’s Monuments—they’re in our DNA. But sometimes riding simply to ride, riding for the love of riding, is just what we need. And this is what the Aethos lives for. Sure, it’s given nothing up to performance, and happens to be the lightest frame out there, but with no compromise to style. Aethos: Billions of calculations in the pursuit of one thing—the perfect ride.

Top off the world’s lightest frame with a full SRAM RED AXS groupset with power meter - the lightest electronic groupset ever - and Roval’s featherweight Alpinist CLX II wheels and you’re left with a perfectly balanced top-tier ride that gives up nothing in the name of performance.

  • The Aethos frame has been designed with the perfect combination of ultimate ride feel, light weight, and style—from accelerating up steep pitches and descending technical descents, to all-day saddle comfort on even the longest coffee rides, the Aethos hits the mark. But how, you ask? By reinventing the traditional road shape found on bikes of the past, we’ve subtly altered these shapes to deliver massive gains in stiffness and balance, all without affecting weight or durability. Pair that with an entirely new layup and process that we’ve perfected over multiple decades and you have the lightest frame out there (585 grams, S-Works, size 56cm). The Aethos is more than just a new bike, it’s the first of a new breed.
  • A featherweight frame is useless without confidence-inspiring ride characteristics, which is why we’ve developed the Aethos to have the perfect balance of front and rear stiffness combined with exceptional ride quality. By studying the flexing and breathing of carbon fiber, we were able to discover groundbreaking findings about how forces flow through frames. Just a few pedal strokes and you’ll realize this sublime ride sets a new standard.
  • Every detail, from the derailleur hangers to the fork expander plug have been designed with style, weight, and durability in mind. We’ve also spec’d it with Roval’s all-new Alpinist carbon seatpost and wheels, further saving weight and improving ride characteristics. Everything in pursuit for the perfect ride.

Frame
S-Works Aethos FACT 12r Carbon, Rider First Engineered™, Threaded BB, Electronic cable routing only, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc

Fork
S-Works FACT Carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc

Saddle
S-Works Power with Mirror

SeatPost
Roval Alpinist Carbon Seatpost

Stem
Roval Alpinist, alloy, titanium bolts, 6-degree rise

Handlebars
S-Works Short & Shallow, 125mm Drop, 75mm Reach w/Di2 Hole

Seat Binder
Specialized Alloy, 30.0mm, titanium bolt

Tape
Supacaz Super Sticky Kush

Front Brake
NEW SRAM RED AXS, hydraulic disc

Rear Brake
NEW SRAM RED AXS, hydraulic disc

Chain
NEW SRAM RED 12-speed

Cassette
NEW SRAM RED XG-1290, 12-speed, 10-33t

Bottom Bracket
SRAM DUB BSA 68

Shift Levers
NEW SRAM RED AXS, 12-speed

Front Derailleur
NEW SRAM RED AXS, braze-on

Crankset
NEW SRAM RED AXS Power Meter

Rear Derailleur
NEW SRAM RED AXS, 12-speed

Chainrings
48/35

Inner Tubes
700x20-28, 48mm Presta Valve

Front Wheel
Roval Alpinist CLX, Tubeless, 21mm internal width carbon rim, 33mm depth, Win Tunnel Engineered, Roval AFD hub, 21h, DT Swiss Aerolite spokes

Rear Wheel
Roval Alpinist CLX, Tubeless, 21mm internal width carbon rim, 33mm depth, Win Tunnel Engineered, Roval AFD hub, 24h, DT Swiss Aerolite spokes

Front Tire
S-works Turbo 2BR, 700x28mm

Rear Tire
S-works Turbo 2BR, 700x28mm

Weight - Size 56
6.34 kg (13 lb, 15.6 oz)

49 52 54 56 58 61
A Reach 375 380 384 395 402 408
B Stack 514 527 544 565 591 612
C Head Tube Angle 71.75° 72.5° 73° 73.5° 73.5° 74°
D Front Center 574 577 579 591 606 613
E BB Drop 74 74 72 72 72 72
F Wheelbase 973 975 978 991 1005 1012
G Chainstay Length 410 410 410 410 410 410
H Head Tube Length 109 120 137 157 184 204
I Top Tube Length 508 531 540 562 577 595
J Seat Tube Angle 75.5° 74° 74° 73.5° 73.5° 73°
K Standover 705 728 748 769 796 824

*ALL MEASUREMENTS IN DEGREES OR MILLIMETRES

Size Height
49 155 - 163cm
52 163 - 170cm
54 170 - 175cm
56 175 - 180cm
58 180 - 188cm
61 188 - 196cm

Frame Sizing

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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