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Did I buy a Specialized Roubaix?

Old 02-22-20, 08:58 AM
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Did I buy a Specialized Roubaix?

So I bought this parts bike yesterday. Was told it was a Specialized Roubaix. Whoever repainted it did a good job, but I can't tell if it is a Roubaix or not. Has a carbon fork and carbon rear stays. I know the parts are not original but....what is it? What year?







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Old 02-22-20, 09:13 AM
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Nice looking bike. The experts will come around soon....
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Old 02-22-20, 04:40 PM
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I don't think so, especially since it lacks all those Zerts inserts that Specialized was into a decade ago. Could be a Fuji Roubaix AC?
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Originally Posted by Elvo View Post
I don't think so, especially since it lacks all those Zerts inserts that Specialized was into a decade ago. Could be a Fuji Roubaix AC?
Did aluminum Roubaix's have Zerts inserts? I wouldn't think so ...
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Old 02-22-20, 07:25 PM
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Looks like a trek 2300 they were kind of like that. Does look like a Spec though.
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Old 02-23-20, 07:38 AM
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The seat stay near the seat post and down by the rear der. does look similar to this one: https://store.bicycleczar.com/54cm-S...p/11170547.htm
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Originally Posted by freeranger View Post
The seat stay near the seat post and down by the rear der. does look similar to this one: https://store.bicycleczar.com/54cm-S...p/11170547.htm
Yes, but the fork is different. Even if the fork was replaced, I can't figure out what frame had the three cables guides under the top tube.
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Old 02-23-20, 08:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Jicafold View Post
Yes, but the fork is different. Even if the fork was replaced, I can't figure out what frame had the three cables guides under the top tube.
The fork is different as is the arched top tube, and the shape of the down tube.

I looked through a lot of images of Specialized and as someone suggested Fuji Roubaix's. I didn't see anything just like it.
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That is a very unusual carbon seat stay joint. It doesn't match any specialized or Fuji or any other brand that I can find, except...

2008 or 2009 Bianchi Nirone 7 Veloce. Dropout looks the same too an original fork.


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Originally Posted by GeneO View Post
That is a very unusual carbon seat stay joint. It doesn't match any specialized or Fuji or any other brand that I can find, except...

2008 or 2009 Bianchi Nirone 7 Veloce. Dropout looks the same too an original fork.

Sure a lot closer than what I found! Looks like you might have found it--be surprised if that isn't it.
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Old 02-23-20, 02:10 PM
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Wow! What a great find! It looks exactly like that, Thank you so much for your help. It's always nice to find a Bianchi when you are not expecting it.
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Old 02-23-20, 04:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Jicafold View Post
. It's always nice to find a Bianchi when you are not expecting it.
Yessir niice find.
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