Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL7 Sagan racing bike Tour de France 2022 price and secrets of the best racing bikes in the world
Sagan's Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL7 at the 2022 Tour de France remains essentially unchanged from the regular racing bike on sale.
Assembled with the Shimano Dura Ace Di2 group and Specialized / Roval components, it remains one of the best racing bikes of 2022.
Lightweight, rigid and aerodynamic, it is also used by team sprinters and for uphill races, demonstrating its excellent competitiveness.
Also in this case a lot of attention is paid to correctly position the athletes in the saddle, even with small finishing work done by the mechanics on the standard components, to adjust the position in the saddle to the millimeter.
The setup of the bike is very meticulous, with great attention to the perfect smoothness of the components.
Each moving component (bearings, chain, bottom bracket, sprocket set, brakes) is carefully cleaned and checked after each race and before each start.
Very high smoothness lubricant is used for the chain, wheel bearings and bottom bracket.
The tuning of the braking system is then accurate.
For the rest, there are no differences compared to the racing bicycle on sale, but with all the fine-tuning work done by the team on every single bike, we are well over the € 15,000 cost, to which the prices of the various pairs should be added. of high, medium and low profile carbon wheels.