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Early to Mid 90's Specialized Allez Comp

Old 03-29-13, 11:41 AM
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Early to Mid 90's Specialized Allez Comp

This is an 8 speed, all Shimano 105, 55 cm lugged frame bike. Appears to be all original with very little wear; paint is great. Pretty much as good as you can get condition wise in a 20 year old bike. I was thinking about posting on CL for $375; am I in the right ballpark?
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Old 03-29-13, 11:51 AM
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I think you might be able to get more. If I were you, I would clean the drivetrain and replace the chain, maybe even ad new tires then offer it for $495.
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it is a very sweet a neat bike. More eye pleasing and eye catching than what specialized builds now
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Originally Posted by anixi
I think you might be able to get more. If I were you, I would clean the drivetrain and replace the chain, maybe even ad new tires then offer it for $495.
You're right. I was lazy, didn't clean the drive train. Good idea.
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it is a very sweet a neat bike. More eye pleasing and eye catching than what specialized builds now
I agree 100%. This is a great looking bike. If it was 2 or 3 cm larger I would keep it.
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It's a nice bike, but $500? I don't think it will sell at that price. $300 definitely, but probably not much more.

IMO it's too new to appeal to the vintage crowd, but too old to appeal to someone looking for a newer road bike. At the $400 and $500 price point buyers will want STI shifting.
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Originally Posted by FastJake
It's a nice bike, but $500? I don't think it will sell at that price. $300 definitely, but probably not much more.

IMO it's too new to appeal to the vintage crowd, but too old to appeal to someone looking for a newer road bike. At the $400 and $500 price point buyers will want STI shifting.
I think steel bikes of this era are in a sweet spot. Sure they have DT shifters, but the mid to upper level drive trains work great, and don't weigh a whole lot. I love 8 speed 105; and the lug work is really nice on this bike too, it's got some style.
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Originally Posted by koolerb
I think steel bikes of this era are in a sweet spot. Sure they have DT shifters, but the mid to upper level drive trains work great, and don't weigh a whole lot. I love 8 speed 105; and the lug work is really nice on this bike too, it's got some style.
I think they are great too, and 8-speed 105 is probably one of the most solid groups ever made. Still, I think any more than $300 will be a tough sell unless you're in a hot market.
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I think they are great too, and 8-speed 105 is probably one of the most solid groups ever made. Still, I think any more than $300 will be a tough sell unless you're in a hot market.
It would be nice to get $350ish, but I'm guessing closer to $300 will be where it will sell.
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Nice bike - it's red, which helps.

If you're going the CL route, wait for the season to start and list it at $375. You'll probably walk away with $325 to $350.
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