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Old 04-20-14, 08:43 AM   #19001
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Uh oh, this thread is about to get locked again, isn't it?
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Old 04-20-14, 08:47 AM   #19002
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Thanks everyone...it is aluminum. Bike shop weighed in in at 15 lbs. I'm not swearing to it though. I have last years Allez race in solid black but I tired of the stealth look quickly. The photo does this bike zero justice as in person the colors really standout. I like the fit of the ALLEZ and the welds are way better on the SWORKS. Worth the price difference? Probably not, but that's like allot of cycling stuff!!
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Old 04-20-14, 08:56 AM   #19003
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My 2013 Specialized Sirrus Limited SL4.. They made 300 of them and mine is SN # 54


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Old 04-20-14, 08:57 AM   #19004
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The crazy multicolored s works allez is one of my favorite paint jobs right now. Yours is nice too, though.
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Old 04-20-14, 08:58 AM   #19005
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My 2013 Specialized Sirrus Limited SL4.. They made 300 of them and mine is SN # 54


Except for the rear bottle launchers, this is a nice hybrid.
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Old 04-20-14, 09:03 AM   #19006
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Except for the rear bottle launchers, this is a nice hybrid.
I like my bottle launchers..

It's not really a hybird.. It's pretty much a Roubaix with a flat bar..

I don't expect the bike to get much love here for that reason but I love it! My 1st bike with the electronic shift and I'm sold.. This has Ui2 and not Di2 however..
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Old 04-20-14, 09:06 AM   #19007
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Thanks everyone...it is aluminum.
Thanks!

Sweet bike. I'm amazed at how thin those seat stays are.
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Old 04-20-14, 09:16 AM   #19008
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Since the rules limit snarky comments, I have nothing to add...although I do wonder what is wrapped around he base of that tree...

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Old 04-20-14, 09:20 AM   #19009
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Since the rules limit snarky comments, I have nothing to add...although I do wonder what is wrapped around he base of that tree...
I don't care if you slam my bike,, Have at it...

I have no idea what is on the base of the tree.. Next time I am at that tree, I am going to have to look now.. LOL
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I like my bottle launchers..

It's not really a hybird.. It's pretty much a Roubaix with a flat bar..

I don't expect the bike to get much love here for that reason but I love it! My 1st bike with the electronic shift and I'm sold.. This has Ui2 and not Di2 however..
It seems to have a more sloped top tube and a taller head tube than a Roubaix.
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Old 04-20-14, 09:29 AM   #19011
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It seems to have a more sloped top tube and a taller head tube than a Roubaix.
Honestly, I have no clue as that was a guess on my part.. The frame is 10r carbon so I guess that's why I assumed Roubaix..

Would Specialized make a new frame for such a limited amount of bikes? I assume the frame was from a road bike version but again, I have no clue...
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Thanks!

Sweet bike. I'm amazed at how thin those seat stays are.
Good point Billy... I'm hoping that thin and fat work out!
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Now that this thread is back, here is mine.
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I ride this to and from work aka commuter bike. Pictured without commuter gear i.e. lights, etc.

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Old 04-20-14, 10:34 AM   #19017
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Now that this thread is back, here is mine.
Love the bike and frame, but have never seen a quill stem so high and still be safe... how much of that thing is in the headtube? Hot when I close my eyes and imagine the stem lower that's not creepy is it?
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Old 04-20-14, 10:47 AM   #19018
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Love the bike and frame, but have never seen a quill stem so high and still be safe... how much of that thing is in the headtube? Hot when I close my eyes and imagine the stem lower that's not creepy is it?
It still has quite a bit in the head tube, not near the minimum markings. It's comfy now, but I think I could put it down another cm and still be comfy.
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Old 04-20-14, 10:50 AM   #19019
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The crazy multicolored s works allez is one of my favorite paint jobs right now. Yours is nice too, though.
Are you talking about the mostly black with magenta on the fork and seat stays, and yellow S on the head tube? If we're talking about that colorway, agreed! Though it's "just" an E5 frame, not $ Works

I give @WHOOOSSHHH... 's bike a hot. The colorway and subtle matching of components is great, and looking at the frame welds on the full-res photo...
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Now that this thread is back, here is mine.
Classic, very nice. Don't see too many orange frames and this one is super nice. Love the lugs. The gum walls are a great touch too.
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Old 04-20-14, 10:57 AM   #19021
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Hot, except I'm not sold on the color of the cables. Just personal preference though.
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Old 04-20-14, 12:55 PM   #19022
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Pretty sweet commuter. Agree with Gus, Not a huge fan of the cable color, but bike is Hot none the less to me
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Now that this thread is back, here is mine.
I like the frame, but overall this just isn't working for me. Might be the tires, might be the wheels, it's hard to say.
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Old 04-20-14, 01:34 PM   #19024
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Looks like my size. Gonna give it a "not" because of the tipped up handlebars and brake position.
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