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**Post your Specialized Allez**

Old 08-04-07, 10:31 PM
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**Post your Specialized Allez**

List if you modded it or left it stock. I just bought one over the web and wanted to see what components you guys are using. BTW, I got an Elite.
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Old 08-05-07, 02:43 AM
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2007 Allez Pro frameset built up from scratch, resprayed black.
Campagnolo Centaur 07
Fulcrum Racing 7s
Fizik Arione





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Old 08-05-07, 03:39 AM
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Its a stock Allez (for now) just with a paint job by yours truly.

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Old 08-05-07, 08:32 AM
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Everything custom. Build from frame up.

FRAME
Specialized E5, fully manipulated Columbus E5 SLX tubing, compact race design, FACT carbon seatstays w/ Zertz inserts
FORK
Specialized FACT carbon steerer and fork legs w/ Zertz inserts
HEADSET
Specialized Mindset Plus, 1 1/8" integrated threadless, cartridge sealed bearings, alloy 20mm cone w/ one 10mm and two 5mm alloy spacers
STEM
Deda Newton Road Stem, 31.8mm bar clamp. 100mm length
HANDLEBARS
Deda Newton Elementi Supernatural
TAPE / GRIPS
Deda Black Bar Tape
GROUPO
Shimano Ultegra Double 10-Speed w/ Compact Crank
PEDALS
Shimano Ultegra PD-6620
WHEELSET
Bontrager RACE X LITE AERO Clincher
TIRES
Continental Grand Prix 4000
SADDLE
Fizik Aliante Gamma Ti Black w/Carbon insert
SEAT POST
Specialized Carbon Seat Post with Zertz Inserts 27.2mm x 350mm

No longer have seat bag and have matching water bottle.
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Old 08-05-07, 08:35 AM
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I always thought this one was pretty cool. May copy the color scheme, or at least tires, at some point.

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Old 08-05-07, 08:39 AM
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steel elite for the win
mods: i peeled the stickers off

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Old 08-05-07, 08:44 AM
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Not mine but my bro's Stock 05 Allez Elite - Bought 3 weeks ago. Were new to Road Biking.

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Old 08-05-07, 09:41 AM
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2003 Allez Pro
Changes = Ksyrium SL, Selle Italia SLR Gel, Continental GP4000
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Old 08-06-07, 12:08 AM
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Thanks for the posts! Nice bikes!! I will forsure post a pic when I get mine. BTW, what padels do you guys suggest?

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Old 08-06-07, 08:27 AM
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the new Ultegra PD-6620... and make sure to get em off ebay. There are a ton of sellers and they are cheaper.
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Old 08-06-07, 09:48 PM
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am i the only one who doesnt have a compact frame?
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Old 08-06-07, 10:07 PM
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well I can't post mine because predat0r already did....
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Here's a vintage one for you. It's a mid-90's carbon and aluminum lugged allez epic that I inherited from a family friend. It has mostly shimano 600 components, which are stock, as far as I know.



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FRAME
Specialized Allez Pro.
FORK
Specialized FACT.
HEADSET
Specialized Mindset.
STEM
Ritchey WCS 4AXIS Stem, 90mm length, 6 degree rise.
HANDLEBARS
Specialized Pro, w/Bontrager Buzz Kill dampeners.
TAPE / GRIPS
Bontrager Gel.
GROUPO
Complete Shimano 105 (52/39 with 12/27)
CHAIN
KMC DX10
PEDALS
Look Keo Carbon.
WHEELSET
Bontrager RACE X LITE, without decals.
TIRES
Continental Grand Prix 4000.
SADDLE
Body Geometry Alias 143.
SEAT POST
Specialized Pavé FACT carbon.
CAGES
Tacx Tao.
COMPUTER
Garmin Edge 305 w/Cadence and Heart Rate.
HEADLIGHT
Planet Bike Blaze.
TAIL LIGHT
Planet Bike Super Flash.

it's basically a 2006 Allez Comp with a 2006 Pro frame and fork, because when the Comp frame cracked Specialized replaced it with a Pro frame and fork. i made a few changes over the last year or so...






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Old 08-13-07, 12:17 AM
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Originally Posted by c0urt View Post
am i the only one who doesnt have a compact frame?
Nope...not sure exactly when this bike is from, maybe someone can give me an answer.


Got it from a family friend for 30$ - allez sport, steel; have since changed the pedals, saddle, and wheels/cassette.

Thinking about maybe changing to an STI setup, and changing the white bar tape to yellow along with the tires in the same color. White saddle would still be out of place, but I think it'll look awesome. Maybe.

Oh, and does anyone have an idea on how much of an increase in efficiency I would see if I were to ride a similar setup minus a bottom bracket that is so rusted nothing at all can be done with it? I had a tune-up recently and they said that it was so rusted that it couldn't be adjusted, and made a comment about how rusted it (the whole bike) was. Don't get me wrong though, love the bike to death, but I want to talk myself into a new bike within the next year or so.





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Old 08-13-07, 12:56 AM
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Allez Sport(?) triple. No real mods other than Ultremo tires, Avatar seat and some pedals. Have some aerobars for TT's and duathlons.

...saving for that 595 ;-)
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Got my rebuild done today.

1997 Specialized Allez Sport (originally Shimano RSX triple), now with a Franken-Campy build:

Crank: Campy Centaur UT Compact, 50-34
Bottom Bracket: Campy UT
Brifters: Campy Veloce QS Escape
FD/RD: Campy Veloce
Brakes: Campy Record (I got a deal, what can I say?)
Cassette: Veloce 12-25
Wheels: DT Swiss 1.1 rims laced to DT 240S hubs. 28 spoke, 2-cross front, 32 spoke, 3-cross rear
Tires: Conti GP 4000
Saddle: Fizik Pave, NOS.
Pedals: Look PP 296
Bar tape: All Cinelli.
Stem, headset, handlebars and seatpost: All original to the bike as no-name components.
And now some photos:
One of the last year's Specialized did a traditional geo steel frame. Still have the steel fork that came stock with it on the bike.


Remember the days of tasteful downtube graphics?


Skewers by you-know-who, my one concession to bling:


Still slightly freaked by this whole "see through BB" nonsense.


Finally, a word in this thread we've all got in common.

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Old 07-19-08, 05:54 PM
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Brand new Allez, bought this week, pretty much factory fresh other than upgraded pedals :-)







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Here's mine. Three weeks old. No mods YET but will be SOON

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Heres my 2009 with just the basics... pedals computer and stuff.... nothing major yet.....





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Old 07-19-08, 07:21 PM
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Heres my 2009 with just the basics... pedals computer and stuff.... nothing major yet.....





I see you own a Trek also, I do as well and was looking at a Specialized Allez, how do you guys like your bikes. Any positive or negative info would be cool.....BTW how much did you pay for your 09 Allez.
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Old 07-19-08, 07:49 PM
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The trek is my dads its the full ultegra group, although it is slightly smoother shifting and group I truly prefer the allez the only negative I can think of is that the wheels could be better. I paid 627 for mine with 2 tubes and the bottle cage thanks to the LBS discount for being under 18. But it was listed at 720 so about the same as the 08.
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Old 07-19-08, 09:20 PM
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how do u like the different shifters on the 09 ?
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Old 07-19-08, 10:12 PM
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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...
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Old 07-20-08, 05:38 AM
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that was my only problem with the bike .. is it expensive to switch ?
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