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A splash of color on my Allez

Old 06-07-07, 08:35 PM
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A splash of color on my Allez

Well I rode my bike about 1000 miles bone stock and I was tired of it looking like all the other specialized bike on the road. So, when my original bar tape was looking pretty bad I saw my chance. I added red cinelli cork barwrap, red Selle Italia Flite Gel Flow saddle ( way better that the stock Avatar 130), and red Michelin Pro2 Race tires. I like it.....what do you think?

so from this....



to this.....



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Old 06-07-07, 08:37 PM
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its decent. I'm not a fan of that color red with white AND black though
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Very nice!!
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i like it! but how does the seat feel? it doesn't look level...it looks tilted up..might wanna check that before the "boys" start hurtin
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I have a similar allez and I really like your color scheme, in fact in a few months I may steal it from you. The white and black is kind of boring.
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looks nice!!!....is it faster???....because we all know that red is the fastest!!!
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The official bike of the National Socialist Party!

Just kidding, the colors are hot, ties to certain infamous political parties or not...

I think you took a pretty boring bike and turned it into something great looking. Carson would approve! Faaabulous!
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That chainring looks HUGE on your bike in the last pic.
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Nice looking bike!
That ride looks tiny though!

On another thought, are you part of the short legs long torso club?
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Well thank you for all the nice comments, hopefully I don't grow tired of the red.

Ridethecliche: I do happen to be a member of the short legs long torso club are you also so blessed?
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Looks awesome!!!!!!
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I likey.
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I like it a lot.
I have an allez triple in black and grey. Not the most exciting colours and have been considering doing something similar.
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Originally Posted by GuitarWizard
That chainring looks HUGE on your bike in the last pic.
The seat wedge strikes me as very large. But I really like the added color.
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