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Specialized Tarmac SL7

It was perhaps inevitable we would end up here. The writing was on the wall two years ago when Specialized launched a new Venge that looked and rode, well… a lot like a Tarmac. At the same time, the Tarmac SL6 was also displaying a number of design cues borrowed from its aero sibling. Now the merger is complete and it’s time to say goodbye to the Venge. From this point forwards the Tarmac SL7 flies solo as undisputed top dog in Specialized’s road race category.

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