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1981 Specialized Allez Road bike

Old 06-11-19, 07:58 PM
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I have a 1981 Specializes Allez Road bike. 56k1 frame. Special Series Racing. 100% Campagnolo. Nuevo Record group set. Tim Neenan design. Purchased from Volemeisterís bike shop in Los Gatos, Ca. Stamped #0088 of first 100 hand built. This bike is in immaculate condition. Hardly ridden and in storage for over 30 years. Could someone tell me what the value of this bike might be for a collector or someone looking for this particular bike?

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Old 06-12-19, 04:18 PM
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Hi

I have a 1981 Specializes Allez Road bike. 56k1 frame. Special Series Racing. 100% Campagnolo. Nuevo Record group set. Tim Neenan design. Purchased from Volemeisterís bike shop in Los Gatos, Ca. Stamped #0088 of first 100 hand built. This bike is in immaculate condition. Hardly ridden and in storage for over 30 years. Could someone tell me what the value of this bike might be for a collector or someone looking for this particular bike?
We need pics, good ones and plenty of them, go around, say "Hi" and/or comment on 10 posts so you can post them.

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Old 06-12-19, 10:26 PM
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Thanks for the welcome and tips. I'll post more tomorrow so I can get the pictures downloaded.
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I sold an '81 ... the real deal with "Allez" on the top of the seat stay caps, offset fork crown, etc. ....in the spring of 2017. See pics below. Size was 54. Original paint and decals were near perfect with the exception of a light scratch on the right side of the top tube...see last pic. Campy Record/Super Record from stem to stern with the exception of the Shimano 600 brake levers....ugly buggers installed by a prior owner. Mavic clinchers. Sale price was $1200 + $125 for professional packing and BikeFlights. This was an eBay sale via BIN or Best Offer. I recall asking on the order of $1300 and $1200 was my best offer after some 'haggling. I perceive the market to be softer now, but these bikes don't become available very often. 'Hope this is helpful.

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