Pro Bike: Peter Sagan’s Maglia Ciclamino custom painted Specialized Tarmac SL7

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Celebrating his impending points classification victory, Peter Sagan arrived at the Bora-Hansgrohe bus with a beautiful, new, Maglia Ciclamino style painted Specialized Tarmac SL7.

Peter Sagan Tarmac SL 7 Giro full bike

The frame, painted in a stunning cyclamen color to match the point classification jersey and comes with all the finest components from Shimano, Roval, and Specialized.

Peter Sagan Tarmac SL 7 Giro chainstay

Peter Sagan’s Specialized Tarmac SL7: Spec

  • Frameset: Specialized S-Works SL7
  • Stem/Seatpost: Integrated Tarmac Stem, 140mm, Tarmac Carbon
  • Handlebars: S-Works Aerofly II
  • Handlebar tape: Supacaz Super Sticky Kush Star Fade
  • Saddle: Specialized Romin EVO
  • Wheelset: Roval Rapide 50 CLX
  • Brakeset: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Rotors: Shimano Dura-ace 160mm Front/140mm Rear Rotor
  • Brake/shift levers: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Derailleurs F/R: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Cassette: Shimano Dura-Ace 11-30
  • Chain: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Crankset: Shimano Dura-Ace
  • Tires: Specialized Turbo Cotton 26mm
  • Pedals: Shimano Dura-Ace PD-R9100

Peter Sagan Tarmac SL 7 Giro headtube

Sagan first put on the maglia ciclamino after stage 11, and it has stayed on his shoulders ever since — now he has a complete bike to match his custom helmet, gloves, and socks.

Peter Sagan Tarmac SL 7 Giro Romin Saddle close up

Sagan currently leads the points classification with 135 points, just in front of second-place Davide Cimolai from Israel Start-Up Nation and 25 points ahead of third place, Fernando Gaviria of UAE Team Emirate.

Peter Sagan Tarmac SL 7 Giro seatpost close up

The Specialized Tarmac SL7 seems to be the go-to bike for most of the Specialized teams. The Tarmac SL7 brought an end to the “aero is everything” Venge and opened a new chapter of the “one bike to rule them all” Tarmac SL7.

Peter Sagan Tarmac SL 7 Giro Supacaz bar tape

We thoroughly rode and reviewed the new Tarmac SL7 and can attest to speed, lightness, and unwillingness to budge under a sprint – check out our full review here. 

Peter Sagan Tarmac SL 7 Giro Crankset

Sagans SL7 rolls on Rovals CLX 50 disc wheels with Specialized Turbo RapidAir 26mm clincher tires. Sagan opted for clinchers for the entity of the Giro, including his victory on stage 10. Only changing for stage 13, because of the 35km of gravel — for this, he used the Specialized Turbo RapidAir 28mm tires.

Peter Sagan Tarmac SL 7 Giro tires and wheels

With only mountain top finishes and a time trial in the upcoming days in the Giro d’Italia, it is relatively certain that Sagan will keep the Maglia Ciclamino. Earning him another point classification jersey to hang on the wall next to his seven from the Tour De France.

Peter Sagan Tarmac SL 7 Giro chainstay details

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