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Specialized Roubaix SL4 Expert
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Specialized

Roubaix SL4 Expert
2014

$3,800.00
Product Rating
 
4.5 stars
 (6 Reviews)
 

2014 Specialized Roubaix SL4 Expert

Thanks to the Specialized FACT carbon frame and fork and the vibration-damping Zertz inserts, you'll ride further, faster, and more comfortably than ever on the velvety-smooth Roubaix SL4 Expert! The feathery Fulcrum S4 wheels soar up the climbs, and provide stable, confident handling on descents. The bike is equipped with Shimano's precise 11-speed Ultegra drivetrain, which boasts lightning fast shifts and light action. Plus, Specialized's plush Body Geometry saddle, S-Works carbon seatpost, and fine components invite you to add more miles to every ride.

 
Specification Description
Frame Specialized FACT 10r carbon w/Zertz inserts
Fork Specialized FACT carbon w/tapered carbon steerer, Zertz inserts
Rims/Wheels Fulcrum S4
Hubs See Rims/Wheels
Spokes See Rims/Wheels
Tires Specialized Roubaix Pro w/ BlackBeltProtection, 700 x 23/25c
Crankset FSA SL-K Light
Chainrings 50/34
Bottom Bracket OSBB
Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra
Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra
Rear Cogs Shimano Ultegra, 11-speed: 11-32
Shifters Shimano Ultegra
Handlebars Specialized Expert, aluminum
Tape/Grips Specialized Roubaix w/gel padding
Stem Specialized Expert Pro-Set, aluminum
Brake Levers Shimano Ultegra
Brakes Shimano Ultegra
Pedals Nylon platform
Saddle Specialized Body Geometry Romin Expert Gel
Seatpost S-Works CG-R, FACT carbon
Seat Binder Aluminum, Ti bolt

* Subject to change without notice.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.5 stars

(based on 6 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight  (4)
  • Durable  (2)
  • Versatile  (2)

Cons

  • Poor quality 

Best Uses

  • Road biking  (4)
  • Touring 

Reviewed by 6 customers

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4.0

Great Frame. Cheap Wheels

By bikerider5705

from NY, NJ

About Me Avid Cyclist

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Biking

    Comments:

    I got this bike in January 2014 to update my '09 Roubaix with a triple ring. It has a stiffer bottom bracket, lighter, easier Shimano Ultegra compact gearing -- much better when pounding uphill on fast club rides. I have 1000 miles on it. No complaints. My advice: Ask for a discount or trade up the wheels. The Fulcrum wheels that came with mine were cheaply made AND had defective welds.

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    5.0

    The Audi A7 of bikes

    By JD

    from Detroit

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Versatile
    • Durable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Biking
      • Touring

      Comments:

      46 yr old black man that live in Detroit, this bike reacts well, very comfortable ride, great quality, great looking bike as well, I do long ride 100+, great bike for those long rides, I love this bike

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      4.0

      Very good ride ever

      By Dan

      from Quebec, Canada

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Poor Construction

      Best Uses

      • Road Biking

      Comments:

      Happy about the bike on the road but carbon finish can be better. The bike color satin carbon.

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      5.0

      My 2014 SL4 Expert

      By Yaron

      from Rockland County, NY

      About Me

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments:

            I pre-ordered this bike in July and have been riding it for a month now. I am running Zipp 101's and absolutely love the ride. I would highly recommend this bike to anyone who is serious about riding.

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            5.0

            Big guy's bike

            By OleGuy

            from Loveland, CO/Green Valley, AZ

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Durable
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Biking

              Comments:

              I'm 71, 5'11"and 240 lbs. I ride 30 to 40 miles every other day year round in Colorado and Arizona. I had a 2000 LeMond triple crank that doesn't even come close to competing with this bike on comfort or easy of handling. The SL4 is a fantastic bike for me at my age and shape which isn't a bikers physique!

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              2.0

              Expensive for a bland ride

              By Anonymous

              from Devon uk

              About Me

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                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments:

                    I bought one of these because they seem really popular and get good reviews. After a few months of riding i tried a friends bike and was amazed at the feeling of 'life' that i got from the bike (which was £400 cheaper) After trying that i borrowed and tested a lot of bikes, some were bad, some were outstanding. The main thing i got out of it was the Spesh just felt bland and dull. It didn't excite me, i felt embarressed to be seen on it. It didn't make me proud of it like the premier marques, i felt no love. Value for money is pretty poor too, my zertz insert on the fork fell off, so i'm off to buy something that has just been designed well, rather than having rubber marketing gimmicks.

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