Elia Viviani's Specialized S-Works Venge and Tarmac Disc — gallery
For 2019, Deceuninck – Quick-Step rider and current Italian national champion Elia Viviani will have a choice between a Tarmac Disc or Venge, with the sprinting-specialist winning the opening stage of the 2019 Tour Down Under in a chaotic sprint aboard the latter.
Both bikes are built around a Shimano Dura-Ace R9170 Di2 disc groupsetJack Luke / Immediate Media
Both of Viviani’s bikes are built around a Shimano Dura-Ace R9170 Di2 groupset that is fitted with Shimano’s power meter.
Both bikes are fitted with Roval CLX 50 wheelsJack Luke / Immediate Media
Viviani opts for a set of Roval — Specialized’s in-house wheel brand — CLX 50 Disc wheels on both bikes, which are fitted with 26mm-wide S-Works Turbo tubular tyres.
The tape is finished with a soft strip of fabric tapeJack Luke / Immediate Media
Specialized’s own S-Works Aerofly II handlebars are seen on both bikes, with the bar tape neatly finished with a strip of fabric tape.
The stem and seatpost on the Venge are both proprietary. The seatpost on the Tarmac is also proprietary, with Viviani running a 125mm-long Pro Vibe. Sprint shifters are fitted to the drops on both bikes.
Click through to have a closer look at Elia Viviani’s Specialized S-Works Venge and Specialized S-Works Tarmac Disc.
Elia Viviani’s Specialized S-Works Venge full bike specifications
Elia Viviani rode this Specialized S-Works Venge Disc to victory in the first stage of the 2019 Tour Down UnderJack Luke / Immediate Media
Frameset: Specialized S-Works Venge
Front brake: Shimano Dura-Ace R9170 disc, 160mm rotor