S-Works Tarmac SL8 LTD - SRAM Red AXS (New)

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Nothing is faster than the Tarmac SL8 with its perfect combination of aerodynamics, lightweight, and ride quality previously thought impossible. After eight generations and over two decades of development, it’s more than the fastest Tarmac eve—it’s the world’s fastest race bike, and now it’s available in a gorgeous, limited color with all-new SRAM RED AXS and a host of unique features.

Aerodynamics or lightweight alone don’t win races—speed is what matters. Delivering that speed requires creating an uncompromising combination of aerodynamics, lightweight, stiffness, and compliance. Through race simulations using real-world data, our Ride Science team knows the Tarmac SL8 is the fastest race bike ever made on the routes that matter—16.6 seconds faster over 40km, 128 seconds faster over Milan San Remo, 20 seconds faster over the legendary Col du Tourmalet climb.

To celebrate the launch of the lightest disc brake group ever, this S-Works Tarmac SL8 comes in a gorgeous, limited Glacial Metallic color with all-new SRAM RED AXS, custom Roval graphics, silver accents, and the new Hammerhead Karoo 3 cycling computer. With only 300 worldwide, each individually numbered, they’ll go faster than Demi chasing Tour glory, so don’t wait.

  • AERO IN EVERYTHING: We’re putting aero where it matters - the leading edge - not just where it looks good. In the process, we’ve created our most aerodynamic road bike ever. Yes, it’s more aero than the Venge. Clean air is optimized for maximum advantage with the Tarmac’s new nose cone, the Speed Sniffer. By moving the steer tube back - the tube that determines head tube width - the leading edge of the head tube can be much sharper, delivering a much lower drag shape. Utilizing new UCI rules, the Tarmac SL8 has the narrowest, most aero seat post we’ve ever made, ensuring fast-moving, dirty air around the legs can flow back more cleanly. Doesn’t victory smell sweet?
  • MINIMUM WEIGHT, MAXIMUM AERO: Tarmac SL8 took learnings from Aethos to be easily built at the UCI minimum with a full aero setup. The team delivered a mind-bending, scale-tickling 685-gram frame—15% lighter than the Tarmac SL7 and lighter than anything else on the World Tour*. With the ability to make lightweight a top priority in the down tube, seat tube, and rear of the bike, lessons from Aethos were applied. The frame’s shape carries load so efficiently that extra carbon stiffness layers become redundant. *Unless, of course, you count the time Kasper Asgreen raced our 585-gram Aethos frame during a Tour stage.
  • GOES LIKE HELL, RIDES LIKE HEAVEN: With massive gains in stiffness-to-weight - an improvement of 33% over the SL7 - the Tarmac SL8 takes legendary handling, aggressive responsiveness, and World Championship-proven geometry to the next level. The bike is stiffer at the pedals, more precise at the bars, and combines it with a compliant ride in the saddle that sets a new benchmark for race bike comfort. Thanks to our Rider-First Engineering, every rider gets the same unprecedented ride quality and handling regardless of size. In the saddle, the Tarmac SL8 delivers 6% more compliance, floating over rough roads with a supple feel unique in the high-strung world of race bikes. Tarmac’s proven geometry and 32mm tire clearance are identical to the SL7, ensuring easy adaptation and the versatility to run higher volume tires when needed.
  • BEYOND GENDER: There can be more differences between two male cyclists than between a male and female. Gender alone doesn’t provide nearly enough data to specialize, and that means creating male or female bikes is arbitrary and outdated. Every rider can get the next-level advantage of Tarmac SL8. It’s time to go Beyond Gender.
  • S-Works Tarmac SL8 is spec’d with only the best components. A SRAM RED AXS groupset with power meter, and a Roval Rapide CLX II tubeless-ready wheelset is the perfect complement to the world’s fastest frame. All S-Works Tarmac SL8 models ship with a Roval Rapide cockpit to save weight and for the fastest possible leading edge.
Overview

Nothing is faster than the Tarmac SL8 with its perfect combination of aerodynamics, lightweight, and ride quality previously thought impossible. After eight generations and over two decades of development, it’s more than the fastest Tarmac eve—it’s the world’s fastest race bike, and now it’s available in a gorgeous, limited color with all-new SRAM RED AXS and a host of unique features.

Aerodynamics or lightweight alone don’t win races—speed is what matters. Delivering that speed requires creating an uncompromising combination of aerodynamics, lightweight, stiffness, and compliance. Through race simulations using real-world data, our Ride Science team knows the Tarmac SL8 is the fastest race bike ever made on the routes that matter—16.6 seconds faster over 40km, 128 seconds faster over Milan San Remo, 20 seconds faster over the legendary Col du Tourmalet climb.

To celebrate the launch of the lightest disc brake group ever, this S-Works Tarmac SL8 comes in a gorgeous, limited Glacial Metallic color with all-new SRAM RED AXS, custom Roval graphics, silver accents, and the new Hammerhead Karoo 3 cycling computer. With only 300 worldwide, each individually numbered, they’ll go faster than Demi chasing Tour glory, so don’t wait.

  • AERO IN EVERYTHING: We’re putting aero where it matters - the leading edge - not just where it looks good. In the process, we’ve created our most aerodynamic road bike ever. Yes, it’s more aero than the Venge. Clean air is optimized for maximum advantage with the Tarmac’s new nose cone, the Speed Sniffer. By moving the steer tube back - the tube that determines head tube width - the leading edge of the head tube can be much sharper, delivering a much lower drag shape. Utilizing new UCI rules, the Tarmac SL8 has the narrowest, most aero seat post we’ve ever made, ensuring fast-moving, dirty air around the legs can flow back more cleanly. Doesn’t victory smell sweet?
  • MINIMUM WEIGHT, MAXIMUM AERO: Tarmac SL8 took learnings from Aethos to be easily built at the UCI minimum with a full aero setup. The team delivered a mind-bending, scale-tickling 685-gram frame—15% lighter than the Tarmac SL7 and lighter than anything else on the World Tour*. With the ability to make lightweight a top priority in the down tube, seat tube, and rear of the bike, lessons from Aethos were applied. The frame’s shape carries load so efficiently that extra carbon stiffness layers become redundant. *Unless, of course, you count the time Kasper Asgreen raced our 585-gram Aethos frame during a Tour stage.
  • GOES LIKE HELL, RIDES LIKE HEAVEN: With massive gains in stiffness-to-weight - an improvement of 33% over the SL7 - the Tarmac SL8 takes legendary handling, aggressive responsiveness, and World Championship-proven geometry to the next level. The bike is stiffer at the pedals, more precise at the bars, and combines it with a compliant ride in the saddle that sets a new benchmark for race bike comfort. Thanks to our Rider-First Engineering, every rider gets the same unprecedented ride quality and handling regardless of size. In the saddle, the Tarmac SL8 delivers 6% more compliance, floating over rough roads with a supple feel unique in the high-strung world of race bikes. Tarmac’s proven geometry and 32mm tire clearance are identical to the SL7, ensuring easy adaptation and the versatility to run higher volume tires when needed.
  • BEYOND GENDER: There can be more differences between two male cyclists than between a male and female. Gender alone doesn’t provide nearly enough data to specialize, and that means creating male or female bikes is arbitrary and outdated. Every rider can get the next-level advantage of Tarmac SL8. It’s time to go Beyond Gender.
  • S-Works Tarmac SL8 is spec’d with only the best components. A SRAM RED AXS groupset with power meter, and a Roval Rapide CLX II tubeless-ready wheelset is the perfect complement to the world’s fastest frame. All S-Works Tarmac SL8 models ship with a Roval Rapide cockpit to save weight and for the fastest possible leading edge.

ACCESSORIES

Head Unit and Mount

Hammerhead Karoo 3 with K-Edge Cockpit mount

WEIGHT

Weight Size

56

Weight

6.78 kg (14 lb, 15.2 oz)

Tech Specs

FRAMESET

Frame

S-Works Tarmac SL8 FACT 12r Carbon, Rider First Engineered™, Win Tunnel Engineered, Clean Routing, Threaded BB, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc

Fork

S-Works FACT 12r Carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc

COCKPIT

Tape

Supacaz Super Sticky Kush

Handlebars

Roval Rapide Cockpit, Integrated Bar/Stem

Stem

Roval Rapide Cockpit, Integrated Bar/Stem

Saddle

S-Works Power with MirrorSeatPostS-Works Tarmac SL8 Carbon seat post, FACT Carbon, 15mm offset

Seat Binder

Tarmac Integrated Wedge

Groupset

DRIVETRAIN

Chain

NEW SRAM RED 12-speed

Cassette

NEW SRAM RED XG-1290, 12-speed, 10-33t

Shift Levers

NEW SRAM RED AXS, hydraulic disc

Front Derailleur

NEW SRAM RED AXS, braze-on

Crankset

NEW SRAM RED AXS Power Meter

Rear Derailleur

NEW SRAM RED AXS, 12-speed

Chainrings

48/35Bottom BracketSRAM DUB BSA 68

BRAKES

Front Brake

NEW SRAM RED AXS, hydraulic disc

Rear Brake

NEW SRAM RED AXS, hydraulic disc

Wheelset
Inner Tubes

Turbo Ultralight, 60mm Front, 80mm Rear, Presta valve

Front Tire

S-works Turbo Rapidair 2BR, 700x26mm

Rear Tire

S-works Turbo Rapidair 2BR, 700x26mm

Front Wheel

Roval Rapide CLX II, Tubeless, 21mm internal width carbon rim, 51mm depth, Win Tunnel Engineered, Roval AFD hub, 18h, DT Swiss Aerolite spokes

Rear Wheel

Roval Rapide CLX II, Tubeless, 21mm internal width carbon rim, 60mm depth, Win Tunnel Engineered, Roval AFD hub, 24h, DT Swiss Aerolite spokes

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