New Specialized Roubaix SL8

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sWorksFreak
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by sWorksFreak

TwiggyForest wrote:
Mon Oct 02, 2023 3:09 am
sWorksFreak wrote:
Sun Oct 01, 2023 6:06 pm
I've just got my new frameset (S-Works Roubaix 2024, size 52).
The paintjob might be love or hate (I love it, although I wasn't sure at the time of ordering).
I'm sure it will be great when finished building.
Weight of the frame: 801 g
Weight of the fork: 340 g
Great colour and the best part is there isn't an obnoxious Specialized decal on every tube.
Oh yes, you are so right! That's always a thing which bothers me on my Tarmac.
Less is more - sometimes. ;-)
S-Works Tarmac SL7, 6,5 kg
S-Works Aethos, 5,6 kg
S-Works Roubaix, 6,9 kg
S-Works CruX, 6,9 kg
S-Works Diverge, 7,9 kg
S-Works Epic Hardtail, 7,4 kg
S-Works Creo, 11.9 kg
Specialized Sirrus Carbon, 7,7 kg

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boogermin
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by boogermin

sWorksFreak wrote:
Sun Oct 01, 2023 6:06 pm
I've just got my new frameset (S-Works Roubaix 2024, size 52).
The paintjob might be love or hate (I love it, although I wasn't sure at the time of ordering).
I'm sure it will be great when finished building.
Weight of the frame: 801 g
Weight of the fork: 340 g
Great looking bike. Hope to see pics of the complete build. Might pull the trigger on this frameset (52cm SW Roubaix SL8) as an "endurance" bike is probably what my back is aching for... Color looks good. A little pop of color never hurt.

Salespunk
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by Salespunk

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My buddy is building an SWorks Roubaix right now. He came up with a way to mount Sram Transmission for a 1x setup which makes for a different and very cool build.
Last edited by Salespunk on Fri Jan 12, 2024 12:05 am, edited 1 time in total.

Salespunk
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by Salespunk

Double post

CAAD8FRED
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by CAAD8FRED

Salespunk wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2024 12:02 am
IMG_0329.jpegMy buddy is building an SWorks Roubaix right now. He came up with a way to mount Sram Transmission for a 1x setup which makes for a different and very cool build.
Please post more about this build. Looks fascinating...

Salespunk
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by Salespunk

CAAD8FRED wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2024 1:51 am
Salespunk wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2024 12:02 am
IMG_0329.jpegMy buddy is building an SWorks Roubaix right now. He came up with a way to mount Sram Transmission for a 1x setup which makes for a different and very cool build.
Please post more about this build. Looks fascinating...
Once it is complete I will share more details. There are a few prototypes on the build right now that they are working on finalizing.

Salespunk
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by Salespunk

Completed pics from his first ride
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jayjay
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What is the use case for this bike with this huge cassette?

CAAD8FRED
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by CAAD8FRED

How did he fit the t-type RD? Is the shifting good?

mike
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by mike

i do not like the look of those huge dinner plate cassette on a road bike

Salespunk
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by Salespunk

jayjay wrote:
Mon Jan 15, 2024 9:03 am
What is the use case for this bike with this huge cassette?
He has it setup as 1x but has the same range as a 2x setup. Bigger jumps between gears though so you have to be OK with it. This is built as a dual purpose bike that will see significant gravel use as well so the clutch RD makes a difference.

Salespunk
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by Salespunk

CAAD8FRED wrote:
Thu Jan 18, 2024 7:10 pm
How did he fit the t-type RD? Is the shifting good?
Shifting is perfect. It requires a CNC machined piece on the driveside which mounts as part of the hangar. Currently test fitting it on several different bikes as well.

Surprised nobody noticed or asked about the Ti crankset....

jackmurphy
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by jackmurphy

Is tire clearance maxed out with the 38c pathfinders?


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wolflikeme
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by wolflikeme

Salespunk wrote:
Mon Jan 15, 2024 5:19 am
Completed pics from his first ride

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To each their own but this is an odd looking setup.

Sworks Tarmac SL8 - 7.09kg
LS Ultimate (7.89kg), Tarmac SL7 (7.56kg), Aethos (7.00kg), Venge (7.59 kg), Roubaix Team (7.53 kg) - Sold

danridesbikes
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by danridesbikes

i ran 52/52 for a hilly 116 mile 4000m+ ride, it looked funky, but having 1:1 worked really well

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