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Specialized S-Works Venge Disc ViAS eTap Road Bike 2018



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The most powerful, aerodynamic and efficient road bike ever created from Specialized, the Specialized S-Works Venge Disc ViAS eTap Road Bike 2018.

Its beautiful blend of FACT 11r carbon within the frame and fork are insatiably lightweight and strong, while the SRAM Red eTap gearing provides precise, lightning-quick shifting for a more performance orientated ride. Finished with Roval Rapide CLX 64 wheels, and you’ll be powering along the straight and attacking the climbs faster than you ever thought possible.

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Specialized S-Works Venge Disc ViAS eTap Road Bike 2018

It’s not often we say a bike is truly revolutionary, nor do we say that it’s a game-changer, but when a bike like this comes along, it’s time to bring out these phrases. The Specialized S-Works Venge Disc ViAS eTap Road Bike 2018 is the pinnacle of the Specialized Venge range, producing the most versatile, aerodynamic ride you’ll ever come across. Entirely developed in the comfort of the Specialized ‘Win Tunnel’, every aspect of the Venge has been tirelessly researched, developed and tested to bring you, the rider, the most efficient bike on the market. The result: a 116-second advantage over 40km.

The Venge’s frame features Specialized FACT 11r carbon fibre and a Rider-First Engineered™ design, which when combined, make the Venge the stiffest and most aerodynamic bike Specialized have ever made. Every single tube has been specifically designed within each frame size to provide optimal stiffness and rigidity, meaning whether you’re riding a 49cm or a 61cm, everyone gets the same performance-enhancing features. The Specialized S-Works FACT 11r carbon fork also follows suit, with its Win Tunnel tested and developed construction. This blade design within the fork offers hot-knife-through-butter-like aerodynamic capabilities, ensuring nothing is slowing you down. The Rider-First Engineered™ design of the frame has also been injected into the fork and has actually increased front-end stiffness by over 30% compared to the Tarmac. If you thought the Tarmac was quick, wait until you try the Venge.

Specialized’s Venge ViAS aero stem and Aerofly bars further enhance these aerodynamics. Through continuous testing in the wind tunnel, Specialized found that the most efficient position to cut through the wind was a negative 17-degree stem, but most riders aren’t flexible enough to ride in such an aggressive position for prolonged periods of time. In come these two components, ready to redefine how we approach positioning over long distances. Using the ViAS aero stem and Aerofly bars, Specialized gave a positive rise that is more comfortable than the negative 17-degree position but also replicates the position. This also allowed Specialized to reduce any visible cables, hiding them from the wind and also prolonging the durability of components.

To contain all of these incredible enhancements, Specialized needed to recruit the lightning-fast, precise shifting of SRAM Red eTap. This wide range of electronic gearing allows the rider to not just switch between gears effortlessly, but concentrate on the road ahead. With one of the most intuitive shifting systems ever created, each lever either shift up or down, not both. The right lever shifts up and the left, down, while pressing both levers at the same time, shifts the front derailleur. This system makes accidental shifting a thing of the past. This, alongside SRAM's redesigned Ergofit levers seamlessly connect you to the bike and the ReachAdjust hoods, fit any hand size or shape. Carbon ErgoBlade levers provide ergonomic and tactile shifting, so your hand doesn't slip or get caught.

Hitting higher speeds than ever before, the Venge needs a set of brakes as ready to perform as the rest of the bike. For this reason, Specialized have recruited SRAM Red’s capabilities in both the wet and dry to enhance the versatility of what conditions you can ride in. The high power rotor combination allows you to descend and corner in greater confidence, whilst the SRAM eTap Hydro brake levers are ergonomically shaped to fit the contours of your hands, for a more comfortable and efficient braking system.

Impeccable power transfer along the flats alongside an aerodynamic advantage and the perfect blend of compliance for long days in the saddle is what the Specialized FACT carbon seatpost brings to the table. The bike's stiff rear end enhances power transfer, whilst absorbing any road chatter and vibrations to keep you spinning harder for longer. Finished with Roval Rapide CLX 64 wheels, the Venge is able to produce the highest levels of power transfer for the most efficient ride. This means when you’re sprinting out the saddle or powering along the flat, no energy is wasted in the pursuit of speed.


  • The Specialized Rider-First Engineered™, FACT 11r frame design has made the Venge the stiffest, most aerodynamic bike that Specialized has ever created. Every tube shape, trailing edge, and design cue was influenced by hours of testing in their Win Tunnel, computational fluid dynamics, 3D printed prototypes, and real-world rider feedback
  • Designed in Specialized’s Win Tunnel, the fork features a FACT carbon construction that helps to cut through air like a hot knife through butter
  • SRAM eTap, 11-speed shifters glimpse into the future of shifting. They communicate wirelessly with the front and rear derailleurs for a ground-breaking level of performance while offering new, intuitive shift capabilities

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Technical Specification

FRAME Specialized FACT 11r carbon, Rider-First Engineered™, Win Tunnel Engineered, internal cable routing, 12x142mm thru-axle, carbon OSBB
FORK Specialized FACT carbon, full monocoque
STEM Specialized Venge ViAS aero stem
HANDLEBARS Specialized S-Works Aerofly ViAS, 25mm
CASSETTE SRAM Red 22, 11-28t
CRANKSET Specialized S-Works FACT carbon, OSBB, Quarq Power Meter, w/CeramicSpeed ceramic bearings
FRONT WHEEL Roval Rapide CLX 64 Disc, thru-axle
REAR WHEEL Roval Rapide CLX 64 Disc, thru-axle
FRONT TYRE S-Works Turbo Tubeless, 700x22mm
REAR TYRE S-Works Turbo Tubeless, 700x22mm
SADDLE Specialized Body Geometry S-Works Power, carbon rails, 143mm
SEATPOST Specialized Venge, FACT carbon
PEDALS Available to be purchased separately

Built, Checked, Tuned and Tested

All our bikes are fully built, checked, tuned and tested by our Cytech qualified mechanics and then securely packaged, ready for delivery. All you have to do is add the pedals (if included), attach the handlebars to the stem and tighten them following the included detailed instructions or by watching our video and using the provided FREE tools. Visit our Bike Assembly page to see how you assemble your new bike once you receive it.

All bikes collected from our shop, are built, tested and ready to ride.

Please note, occasionally, manufacturers may change the specification without notice. Bicycles do not come with pedals unless otherwise specified. Bikes ordered for delivery will not arrive with the pedals installed, please refer to the owners manual and pedal installation guides provided for guidance. We do not install accessories to bikes, including mudguards. Bikes ordered for delivery that have tubeless compatible tyres and rims will arrive with inner tubes installed or with tubeless valves installed, this will be brand dependent. Sealant is available to be purchased separately.

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