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    2008 Specialized Allez

    So i bought this bike from a friend who works at a bike shop.. he is really cool with the owner.. This bike is like new... Never used at all much... Carbon fiber forks.. really fast...

    He let me get it for 350.00

    any input ?

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    What's your question- are you wanting to know if that was a fair price or if the bike is any good (whatever the price)?

    As long as it fits you and your needs, I'd say it was a fair price... considering the cost of current models.
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    I was wondering if it was a fair price... what do you think of the brand.. I really like it.. I have owned some pretty ****ty bikes in the past lol.. An old 70s to 80 Fiji I believe from Japan.. Schwinn Prelude.. 73 Schwinn varsity (about as heavy as a car lol). I really enjoy this Specialized.. feels like it is pretty good quality.. I looked on ebay and saw one for 650.00 so I feel like I got a decent deal

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    $350 isn't too bad, looks like it has a sora groupset, $250-300 seems like something I would pay for it.

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    is sora GROUPSET A GOOD THING LOL...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paulnhbtx View Post
    is sora GROUPSET A GOOD THING LOL...
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groupset#Road_groupsets
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    Specialized is considered to be part of the Big Three in the cycling world of brands- Giant, Specialized, and Trek (though Giant is the only one to make all of their own frames).

    As to what kind of deal you got? You saved ~$600 versus buying the current equivalent... whether you consider that a fair deal or not is up to you.
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    i love this bike.. i am shedding weight.

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    price is okay. You bike look sorta sketch though, with no decal and paint. One of the better thing about Specialized Allez is it looks good...I am not sure if 2008 allez has a silver version either.
    http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bik...ive/2008/allez

    Is the bike a tad large for you? your seat is pretty low.

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    Wiki has a page for groupsets?!

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    if i take better pics would you all be able to tell the year? the forks say carbon fact

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    here is the serial P5DL-21967

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    do you guys like my bike thanks

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    It's a good bike. You own it now so enjoy it, unless it doesn't fit properly.

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    My wife loves her Specialized Allez (same year perhaps) that we got for $380.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paulnhbtx View Post
    do you guys like my bike thanks
    The more important thing is that YOU like your bike.

    Why should it matter that a bunch of interweb strangers like your bike or a validate your purchase?
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    it is a decent bike and that is a fair price

    if it fits

    because if you have to have the seat down that low to reach the pedals then i would think it is too big for you
    and that is a whole lot more important than what components it has
    or what the fork is made from

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    i am five foot nine.. should i raise the seat ? i really love it and ride it every day..

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    Raise the seat post up 1/2 inch and see how it feels.
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    ok bro thanks

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    10 wheels I raised the seat and had the bars tilted a little bit! wow makes a world of difference! thanks man! such a more comfortable ride now!

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    By the way I sent specialized some pics via twitter and they believe this is a 2003 allez elite..

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