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How do you take a bike like the Tarmac SL6 and make it even better? How do you make a more aero frame that still retains the same feel of a climbing bike?
In this special episode of the CyclingTips Podcast, we sit down with the engineers behind the new Tarmac SL7 to talk optimization, aerodynamics, integration, and lots more. We press them on stiffness targets, how integration decisions are made, and how carbon layups and shapes translate to handling and confidence on a bike.
Thanks to Specialized for sponsoring this episode, and for making the engineers behind the Tarmac available for whatever questions we wanted to ask.