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Old 10-19-10, 04:39 PM
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My late season birthday gift - 2010 Specialized Allez Elite. Shimano M520's, some crappy sigma cyclometer, topeak road morph and knog boomer taillight. Really like this bike. Love the white and black!

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Old 10-20-10, 09:59 AM
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Nice bike Yos9
here is mine
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Nice bike
Do I see spoke reflectors??

Now im looking to see if you have a bell
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Old 10-20-10, 07:01 PM
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Originally Posted by livestrong_fan View Post
Do I see spoke reflectors??
Depending on location, many shops who are following the rules sell the bike with them. Some people aren't so weight weenie as to take them off as soon as they bring it home.
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My 2011 Allez comp the day I brought it home. Have done some minor upgrades to it with more planned.

These were taken before I took the spoke reflectors off, so, cut me some slack! haha.



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Old 10-20-10, 07:42 PM
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Yeah - I never took the spoke reflectors off after I brought the bike home (1 month ago). I'll take as much reflection this time of year riding on the streets as I can. I would love a bell and maybe some handlebar streamers... and you will know I'm coming from the baseball card in the spokes.
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The comment was given in fun "tongue pressed firmly in cheek" ,good to see you guys have a good sense of humour.

Awesome looking bikes, now I'm torn between getting a Tarmac or getting a PIMPED out 2011 Allez
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Old 10-21-10, 09:36 PM
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Of course... I dig my bike, but looking at all these bike since I joined makes me wish I had ponied up the cash for a 2010 Roubaix Elite when I had the chance. I am new to cycling (only 1 year), so I thought it was too much bike for me (newbie with full carbon just felt wrong).
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Originally Posted by yos9 View Post
Of course... I dig my bike, but looking at all these bike since I joined makes me wish I had ponied up the cash for a 2010 Roubaix Elite when I had the chance. I am new to cycling (only 1 year), so I thought it was too much bike for me (newbie with full carbon just felt wrong).
I'm in the opposite court. Bought an expert Roubaix and kind of wish I would have just gotten the cheaper allez with a more climbing friendly gear set. I'm always babying the carbon and the compact gears are hard on climbs for a newbie.
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Originally Posted by garethzbarker View Post
I'm in the opposite court. Bought an expert Roubaix and kind of wish I would have just gotten the cheaper allez with a more climbing friendly gear set. I'm always babying the carbon and the compact gears are hard on climbs for a newbie.
That makes me feel better (sorry!). Thanks! I think I have to work myself up to the big boy's bikes anyway...
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As always, the bike as pictured is going through an identity crisis. In the picture it has rack & panniers, fenders and aerobars + my racing wheels. I commute on it as well as do triathlons and group rides.

I lost the rack and fenders for most of the summer but now the commuter wheels are back on.

I've had three different sets of shifters on it, -the most recent being an old Campy Mirage set.

I don't really like the black crankset but hated the triple it came with even more.
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Old 10-25-10, 09:08 PM
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...2009 sport comp, flipped now
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Here's my '06 (?) baby.I bought it used from a friend a few years ago, and I have logged many tours, and lots'o'centuries on it. This year I broke my FD (was tiagra), and had enough of the triple set-up (I really only do lite touring), so I did a full campy switch, all Athena. LOVE IT! I also swapped out the stock wheelset for Fulcrum Race 7s, something everyone should do. Prior to the upgrade, I considered going for a new, all-carbon bike, but found few that had the versatility. I do still put a rack on the back, and few bikes come with the holes to attach an easy rack. Plus, I can still hang with the club riders... I love this bike! Sorry about the wallpaper...
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Old 11-08-10, 09:15 PM
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2007 Allez Triple. Velocity Deep V, 36 spoke, hand built, and aerobars.
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^ Nice! Is that the century they have at Indianapolis?
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Originally Posted by X-LinkedRider View Post
Gone through a couple of changes since last post, mainly the wheels. Fuzion F1's
So how do you like the Fuzion wheels? What is your weight in the riding on those F1 series? How many miles have you put on them? I just picked up a pair of M1's for my Allez Sport that had the Alex stock still and rear wheel was breaking spokes.

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Old 11-14-10, 07:24 PM
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So how do you like the Fuzion wheels? What is your weight in the riding on those F1 series? How many miles have you put on them? I just picked up a pair of M1's for my Allez Sport that had the Alex stock still and rear wheel was breaking spokes.
The F1s are awesome. I have nothing bad to say about them other then the fact that there are no more...
I will most likely pick up a set of the M1's for my touring bike or as a pair of rougher ride wheels. You will love these wheels compare to your stock ones. I kept having problems with my stocks ones going out of true. These wheels are still as straight as the day I got em.

A couple hundred miles I have put on them. I don't know exactly how many.
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The more standard accepted 'Garage Door' pic. I don't have a garage so it took a while.

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Just finished my fun build (moved components over from my broken bike):

2009 Allez frame
3T Funda Fork
DA 7800 + Red Compact Crank
Easton EA90 Aero

Sorry for the busy background, it was 2am and I was too tired to move stuff (maybe I'll take some better pictures next time).

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I have to say I love this color scheme, I would gladly trade my trek frameset in for one of those. Only in that color though.

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The more standard accepted 'Garage Door' pic. I don't have a garage so it took a while.

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Old 03-02-11, 08:33 AM
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17.75lb

dont think I will do anything else so I can save for another bike (probably a Rossetti or a Pedal Force)
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Originally Posted by sabazel View Post
This is a 2010 Allez frame with the following changes:

Group: Dura Ace
Saddle: Saddleco Flow
Wheels: Fulcrum Racing 4

I've also swapped out the bottle cages since this photo to silver with red accents and specialized in white. Super sweet. This build only ways about .75 more pounds than my carbon.
how much does your bike weigh?
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Originally Posted by thisisbenji View Post
I have to say I love this color scheme, I would gladly trade my trek frameset in for one of those. Only in that color though.
Yeah, Specialized had a great scheme with the very basic matte silver and Black. Best of all, very unnoticeable decals compared to most of their moving billboard schemes. I Will a new picture today with the SuperiorLite wheelset (red bits).
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how much does your bike weigh?
My guess is around 17.5lb
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