Classic & Vintage - 90's(?) Model Specialized Allez Transition
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07-27-07, 07:42 PM
Posted this on Road Bikes Forum, they suggested I try here as well, so here goes:
I need some advice! I'm a mtn biker, I want to get into road biking, an friend has offered me a Specialized Allez Transition (90's model) in great shape for around $200. The bike looks low mileage, CrMo frame, 105 components. Is this a reasonable price, or should I shop around? I don't really want to spend $1200 for a new bike! - Thanks for the help.
07-28-07, 02:53 PM
Hey masher, where are you located? I think it sounds like a pretty good deal, myself. Some markets are very pricey, some not so. But I would think this sounds reasonable.
Have you got photos?
The first year for the Transition was 1991. It did use 105SC that year and retailed for $922 US. So yes, $200 is very reasonable, provided the condition is as you say and it fits you properly..
08-01-07, 05:30 AM
Yes, it's hot pink!! Link Below
08-01-07, 07:18 AM
Looks like a good deal, and I do like that colour :) .
So is it yours now?
08-01-07, 05:38 PM
Haven't made up my mind yet, probably will this week. I'll probably get it though, can't pass up a good deal.
08-01-07, 07:53 PM
I was tempted at the Seattle swap meet by a similar bike @ same price but builtup with Campy Daytona. I passed though, because it was high mileage & had a broken right shifter. This one looks good for the $$
08-13-07, 07:11 PM
Thanks for the info, I got the bike for $150! Can't wait to get on the road.
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