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Specialized Ruby 2018

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Description

With a mix of comfort, performance, & value, the Ruby is the perfect steed for exploring roads that are, well, less than ideal.

The frame is among the lightest that we've ever made, & it's been constructed from our superlative FACT 9r carbon fiber. Its stiffness levels are also excellent, & compared to the SL4 iteration of yesteryear, you'll experience a whole new, faster, & more efficient geometry. Through some engineering sorcery, however, we've managed to keep the same fit, feel, & position that we've all come to love from the SL4's Women's Endurance Geometry. Of course, you're probably thinking, "get on to the suspension thing up front."

We call it Future Shock, & essentially, it's a piston in the head tube with 20mm of travel. We developed this technology in partnership with McLaren Applied Technologies, & the result of this are a host of drastic performance improvements, namely in the vertical compliance department. Without giving a physics lecture, we found that focusing on vertical compliance, instead of fork splay, meant that we could improve smoothness, speed, & comfort in one fell swoop. & of all the bikes that we've tested with our Rolling Efficiency Model, the new Ruby outperforms anything on the market.

Topping off the lightweight frame & Future Shock technology is a predominantly Shimano component spec, hassle-free Tektro Spyre mechanical disc brakes, & women's-specific touch points that are sure to keep you rolling, worry-free, for many miles to come.

Brand: Specialized
Type: Road Bikes
Gender: Womens
Material: Carbon
Groupset: Shimano Tiagra
Braking Type: Disc Brakes
Item condition: New
Availability: Pick Up In Store, In-store
ID: 138815880

Specifications

FRAME

Specialized FACT 9r carbon, Women's Endurance Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, 12x142mm thru-axle, Future Shock suspension, 20mm of travel, flat disc mounts

FORK

Specialized FACT full-carbon, flat-mount disc, 12x100mm thru-axle

FRONT WHEEL

Axis Sport Disc

REAR WHEEL

Axis Sport Disc

INNER TUBES

700x20/28mm, 40mm Presta valve

FRONT TIRE

Espoir Sport, 60 TPI, wire bead, double BlackBelt protection, 700x28mm

REAR TIRE

Espoir Sport, 60 TPI, wire bead, double BlackBelt protection, 700x28mm

CRANKSET

Shimano Tiagra

CHAINRINGS

50/34T

BOTTOM BRACKET

Shimano Tiagra

SHIFT LEVERS

Shimano Tiagra

FRONT DERAILLEUR

Shimano Tiagra, braze-on

REAR DERAILLEUR

Shimano Tiagra, long cage, 10-speed

CASSETTE

Shimano Tiagra, 10-speed, 11-34t

CHAIN

KMC X10EL, 10-speed w/ Missing Link™

FRONT BRAKE

Tektro Spyre, flat mount, mechanical disc

REAR BRAKE

Tektro Spyre, flat mount, mechanical disc

HANDLEBARS

Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp

TAPE

Specialized S-Wrap

STEM

Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise

SADDLE

Women's Body Geometry Myth Sport thin, Steel rails, 155mm

SEATPOST

Specialized, alloy, single bolt, 27.2mm

PEDALS

Nylon

Specialized Ruby 2018

Now $1,804 $1,900

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