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Old 07-09-16, 08:40 AM
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And my steel Allez build begins...

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Old 07-10-16, 02:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Edonis13 View Post
My race bike.

what is that bar tape? As looks perfect for my CX bike
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Old 07-10-16, 09:28 AM
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Fresh from a 35 mile ride this morning

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i see some cool bikes here, I'm into Transport Design and will post my latest design soon but from what I see you're doing good and I'd like to hear oppinion bout my thing
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Old 08-01-16, 02:03 PM
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Originally Posted by kermie View Post
Fresh from a 35 mile ride this morning

That thing is begging for yellow tape, saddle, cables, cages and gumwalls.

I mean, if you're gonna go 80's, go FULL EIGHTIES.

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Originally Posted by Edonis13 View Post
My race bike.

Would be better if bar tape matched the bike.
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Old 08-01-16, 03:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Weston620 View Post
The only problem i have with my sora shifters is its hard to shift in the drop bar position I am thinking about upgrading...... even tiagra are better...

What do you mean by, "...hard to shift..."? You can't reach the levers from the drops? The lever is difficult to push because it requires a lot of effort? What exactly? I upgraded my '14 from Sora to 105 (5800) and one thing that I did notice is that with two more gears, it takes less effort to switch gears in either direction. But I didn't find it particularly difficult to shift from the drops with the Sora.

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that was my only problem with the bike .. is it expensive to switch ?


IIRC, the minimum that you need to change in order to switch "up" to Tiagra or higher are the right shifter, cassette and chain. You can try to source the individual parts from eBay, just make sure that you get the same series components.
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My '14 Allez Sport...
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Animus 7.7 based on Specialized Allez DSW SL E5 2016

Hello!

I'm into Transport Design and have justfinished a sports bicycle project based on Specialized Allez DSW SL E5 2016.
Shimano 105 5800 full groupset, Fulcrum Racin Quattro, Conti GrandPrix/SuperSonyc, Thomson Stem and Seatpost, Fizik finish have been used tell me what u think of it.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=3&theater
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Originally Posted by T.R.M. View Post
Hello!
I'm into Transport Design and have justfinished a sports bicycle project based on Specialized Allez DSW SL E5 2016.
Shimano 105 5800 full groupset, Fulcrum Racin Quattro, Conti GrandPrix/SuperSonyc, Thomson Stem and Seatpost, Fizik finish have been used tell me what u think of it.

Very nice!
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Is your saddle a fizik Arione? What do you think of it?


Originally Posted by T.R.M. View Post
Hello!

I'm into Transport Design and have justfinished a sports bicycle project based on Specialized Allez DSW SL E5 2016.
Shimano 105 5800 full groupset, Fulcrum Racin Quattro, Conti GrandPrix/SuperSonyc, Thomson Stem and Seatpost, Fizik finish have been used tell me what u think of it.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=3&theater
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Old 08-02-16, 09:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Z953 View Post
Is your saddle a fizik Arione? What do you think of it?
Yes it is, what I can tell u bout it is this:
1. It's lightweight, something like 225gm.
2. Vry comfortable, provides good support as well as the option to switch position.
3. Super quality, after all it's hand-made in italy

all in all I'm very pleased with it.

BTW this Project is available for purchase, it's brand new, with warranty and all original labling, it's build from the gound up based on the 2016 Allez Frameset but with spec not offered by the company and performance supperior to the already good one.
If anyone's interested more info and pics will be provided at 'Animus.DnD@gmail.com'
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1993 Allez. Detailed everything, and added a Body geometry saddle (and I need to add new tape).


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Old 09-11-19, 08:57 PM
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Thanks for reviving this thread, since I just picked up this 2007 allez expert
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Old 10-30-19, 08:49 PM
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I just finished restoring this 93 Allez Comp. Such a fun ride. Shame it’s a little small for me.
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Old 10-30-19, 09:32 PM
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I'm about to start building up an Allez Sprint. Never put a bike together before, so wish me luck.

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Old 10-30-19, 11:35 PM
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I'm about to start building up an Allez Sprint. Never put a bike together before, so wish me luck.

That should look great with a white saddle and bar tape. Looking forward to a clean build!
Here’s mine. I admit the paint job is nothing special but I got it on sale

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