Get ready for the best ride of your life!

The new Roubaix and Ruby now have the Future Shock - which addresses compliance at a whole new level.

"The Future Shock features up to 20mm of travel, and it's positioned above the head tube in order to move in a vertical path. So when the front wheel encounters rough terrain, the bike moves up towards your hands and preserves your forward momentum without slowing you down.

Since the Future Shock is positioned above the head tube, the wheelbase isn't changing throughout the suspension's travel, so you get the added benefit of extremely predictable handling.

For many, "smoothness" is a term that's replaceable with "comfort," and likewise, it's been historically treated as a variable that's in the way of speed—you either have a fast bike or a comfortable bike. With the Ruby and Roubaix, however, we set out to find just what happens when smoothness is treated as a component of speed. It was complicated, but our testing clearly proves that "smoother" is indeed "faster."

By creating greater vertical frame compliance, or smoothness, we've been able to enhance the multiple facets of speed across all of the major touch points—fatigue reduction and power input."

... read more about the technology and engineering behind the new Roubaix and Ruby HERE

Roubaix Comp

Roubaix Comp

Ruby Elite

Ruby Elite

Features of the Ruby Elite:

  • Rider-First Engineered™ frame design that ensures every frame size has the same legendary responsiveness and smooth ride quality that you'd expect from a Ruby. The FACT 10r frameset is exceptional in every way, offering the ideal blend of light overall weight and targeted stiffness. Meanwhile, the all-new Future Shock "suspension" system at the cockpit delivers a revolutionary degree of comfort and control.
  • A Ruby Disc fork is built from FACT carbon fiber for supreme stiffness, strength, and reactivity, while a thru-axle design only stands to bolster all of the above
  • Praxis Alba alloy crankset. It's stiff and efficient, and the ramping of the chainrings ensures beautiful shifts between rings.
  • Shimano 105 shifting, hassle-free mechanical disc brakes, and a women's-specific saddle.

Available Colors

Features of the Roubaix Comp:

  • Rider-First Engineered™ frame design that ensures every frame size has the same legendary responsiveness and smooth ride quality that you'd expect from a Roubaix. The FACT 10r frameset is exceptional in every way, offering the ideal blend of light overall weight and targeted stiffness. Meanwhile, the all-new Future Shock "suspension" system at the cockpit delivers a revolutionary degree of comfort and control.
  • A Roubaix Disc fork is built from the top-end FACT 11r carbon fiber for supreme stiffness, strength, and reactivity, while a thru-axle design only stands to bolster all of the above. 
  • Praxis Zayante 50/34T crankset is perfect for tackling steep grades and rough roads
  • Ultegra/105 11-speed shifting, hydraulic disc brakes, and ultra-tough DT R460 Disc wheels.

Available Colors

"Smoother is Faster"

Check out one of the first reviews from bicycling.com about the Roubaix!

"Specialized had met its goal of crafting a bike that tames the road, offers up grand control, and will possibly give Specialized-sponsored riders another shot at glory while delivering a safer, more secure ride to consumers." - Mike Yozell, bicycling.com

Keep your eyes open for news about our demo fleet of the new Roubaix!

Happy riding!

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