specialized collaborates with McLaren for the carbon fiber S-works tarmac bike specialized collaborates with McLaren for the carbon fiber S-works tarmac bike
dec 30, 2014

specialized collaborates with McLaren for the carbon fiber S-works tarmac bike

specialized collaborates with McLaren for the carbon fiber S-works tarmac bike
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developed exclusively with McLaren, the ‘S-Works McLaren Tarmac’ is the result of a seamless technical collaboration with bicycle manufacturer specialized. conceived as a follow-up to the release of the venge, the new ‘rider-first engineered’ tarmac has been introduced to create a new standard in bicycle development.

specialized collaborates with McLaren for the carbon fiber S-works tarmac bike

 

 

utilizing McLaren’s vast carbon fiber expertise, the S-Works McLaren Tarmac frame and fork features a unique carbon lay-up formula that results in a 10% weight savings over the standard S-Works tarmac. like the frame, the crankset, custom aerofly handlebars, and clx40 carbon tubular wheelset all benefit from a new carbon layup that ensures both complete performance and maximum weight savings. rounding out the package is a custom colorway, co-developed with McLaren and painted in their exclusive McLaren special operations center in woking, surrey UK – the same location where the $1.2 million McLaren P1 supercar is painted.

specialized collaborates with McLaren for the carbon fiber S-works tarmac bike

 

 

only 250 editions are slated for production worldwide and each bike comes equipped with a pair of custom made S-Works road shoes and an S-Works prevail helmet, both painted to match the frame. additionally, every bike will be built to the individual specifications of the rider based upon the included body geometry fit consultation for a truly personalized experience.

 

specialized collaborates with McLaren for the carbon fiber S-works tarmac bike

specialized collaborates with McLaren for the carbon fiber S-works tarmac bike

specialized collaborates with McLaren for the carbon fiber S-works tarmac bike

specialized collaborates with McLaren for the carbon fiber S-works tarmac bike

specialized collaborates with McLaren for the carbon fiber S-works tarmac bike

  • It looks like a classic: “Throw enough money at the problem.” ..the other problem, there was no problem. There are plenty of great bikes out there. Jim

    jimCan says:
  • Still looks like a “diamond frame” to me. Carbon fibre and nice paint does not “a bicycle make”.

    Chris Jordan says:

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