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Specialized Roubaix SL8 Sport Apex Road Bike (2024)

Roubaix SL8 Sport Apex Road Bike (2024)

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Height (Cm) Size
5'1"-5'4" 49
5'4"-5'6" 52
5'6"-5'9" 54
5'9"-6'0" 56
6'0"-6'3" 58
6'3"-6'6" 61

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Specialized pioneered the endurance road category two decades ago, with the revolutionary concept that comfort and performance could go hand-in-hand. Today, the new Roubaix SL8 with Future Shock 3.0 is the culmination of that vision, delivering a road bike that is lighter, faster, and smoother than any that has come before.

With its refined frame geometry, compliant Future Shock suspension system, and wide tire clearance, the Roubaix SL8 is perfectly suited for long days in the saddle, whether you're tackling rough roads or simply cruising through the countryside. And thanks to its aerodynamic design, it's also capable of delivering blistering speeds when you need them.

On the Roubaix SL8, the road may be hell below, but it's always heaven above. The Future Shock 3.0 system absorbs bumps and vibrations with uncanny efficiency, leaving you feeling fresh and focused even after hours in the saddle. And with its wide tires and stable handling, the Roubaix SL8 inspires confidence on even the most challenging terrain.

Whether you're a weekend warrior or a professional racer, the Roubaix SL8 is the ultimate endurance road bike. It's the bike that will help you ride further, faster, and more comfortably than ever before.


  • COMPLIANCE: Future Shock 3.0 is the star of the show, more tunable, adjustable, and durable than ever. Now, regardless of position on the bike, every rider experiences 20mm of smooth, stiction-free travel between the stem and head tube. Future Shock helps keep your hands and bars steady for a smoother ride with more control to stay fast, safe, and confident.
  • Our dropped clamp design exposes more seatpost to increase deflection, but “more” isn’t simply better. The Pavé seatpost controls that deflection for the optimal vertical compliance. Together they create AfterShock technology, and when paired with the Roubaix’s rigid rear triangle, deliver a smooth ride with no loss in efficiency.
  • The Roubaix SL8 is the smoothest road bike our Ride Science Team has ever tested—reducing impacts at the bars and saddle by 53% vs. the nearest competition. With Roubaix’s Future Shock 3.0 the wheel quickly moves over the bump, while rider mass remains stable, maintaining momentum in rough terrain. Typical forks deflect backward on impact, causing a measurable loss in speed. It’s a scientific fact, smoother is indeed faster.
  • CAPABILITY: The Roubaix pioneered endurance geometry, so you ride “IN” the bike, not “ON” the bike to relieve pressure on your hands, arms, and shoulders for capability and confidence on any road, yet it’s ready to dissect a mountain decent at full gas. Snuggle up.
  • With tire clearance up to 38c/40mm, this endurance road machine delivers better traction than ever on rough roads and even light gravel. Thanks to lightweight, super-efficient Specialized tires, that extra tire volume and traction comes with no downsides.
  • Roubaix inspires really BIG days on the bike, so we’ve given it every mount your adventures could need—three bottle mounts, top-tube mounts, and it’s even fender-ready. So, go ahead and bring it all along for the ride.
  • PERFORMANCE: The new Roubaix SL8 is our most aero yet, with new aero shapes from our Free Foil library and dropped seat stays. At just 950 grams, the frame is lighter, utilizing lessons learned from the Aethos - the world’s lightest production frame - and Fact 10r carbon blend. Nothing in its class is faster or lighter than the Roubaix.


Frame FACT 10R, Rider First Engineered™ (RFE), FreeFoil Shape Library tubes, threaded BB, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
Fork Future Shock 3.1 w/ Smooth Boot, FACT Carbon 12x100mm, thru-axle, flat-mount disc
Handlebars Specialized Hover Comp, Alloy, 125mm Drop, 75mm Reach w/Di2 Hole
Stem Future Stem Comp
Seat Binder Hidden drop clamp
SeatPost Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails
Saddle Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails
Tape Supacaz Super Sticky Kush
Chain SRAM APEX, 12-Speed
Cassette SRAM APEX, PG 1231 XPLR, 11-44T
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB BSA
Crankset SRAM APEX AXS, Wide 12-speed
Rear Derailleur SRAM APEX XPLR eTAP AXS, 12-speed
Chainrings 40T
Shift Levers SRAM APEX eTAP AXS, hydraulic disc
Front Wheel DT Swiss G540 rim, 24mm internal width, tubeless ready, 24h, Specialized full sealed bearing thru axle hub, centerlock disc, DT Swiss Champion 14G stainless steel spokes, DT Swiss brass nipples
Rear Wheel DT Swiss G540 rim, 24mm internal width, tubeless ready, 24h, Specialized full sealed bearing thru axle hub, centerlock disc, DT Swiss Champion 14G stainless steel spokes, DT Swiss brass nipples
Inner Tubes 700x28/38mm, 48mm Presta valve
Front Tire S-Works Mondo 2BR, 700x32c
Rear Tire S-Works Mondo 2BR, 700x32c
Weight Size 56
Weight 8.93kg (19 lb, 11 oz)


44 49 52 54 56 58 61 64
Crank Length 165 165 170 172.5 172.5 175 175 175
Seatpost Length 380 380 380 380 380 450 450 450
Handlebar Width 360 380 400 420 420 440 440 440
Stem Length 70 80 90 100 100 110 110 110
Saddle Width 155 155 155 143 143 143 143 143
Stack 540 555 570 585 605 630 665 685
Reach 353 363 370 381 389 397 403 409
Head Tube Length 90 90 105 122 140 168 202 222
Head Tube Angle 69.3 70.8 71.5 72.3 73 73 73.5 73.5
BB Height 269 269 269 270 270 271 271 271
BB Drop 80 80 80 78 78 78 78 78
Trail 62 61 57 57 54 54 76 66
Fork Length, Full 375 375 375 375 375 375 375 375
Fork Rake/Offset 52 52 52 47 47 47 47 47
Front Center 589 587 593 598 604 620 631 634
Chainstay Length 418 418 418 420 420 423 423 423
Wheelbase 994 992 998 1005 1012 1031 1042 1054
Top Tube Length, Horizontal 569 584 600 618 503 523 534 550
Bike Standover Height 686 719 747 766 787 809 847 865
Seat Tube Length 365 410 446 465 485 505 545 581
Seat Tube Angle 75 74 74 74 73.5 73.5 73.5 73