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Old 03-22-12, 09:18 AM
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Confused with Specialized line ups

I was thinking of getting a Specialized carbon bike for my next one (or a TT bike for my growing passion in Triathlon). However, I have a problem with their line ups as they don't provide any clear cut explanation in their website. What are the differences between Robauix, Venge, Tarmac and Allez?
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roubaix - carbon, comfort geometry
venge - carbon, aero version of tarmac, slightly heavier
tarmac - carbon, race geometry
allez - AL version of tarmac
Secteur - AL version of roubaix

just my .02
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Old 03-22-12, 09:25 AM
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Roubaix: comfort road
Venge: aero road
Tarmac: "race" road
Allez: entry/sport road
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Old 03-22-12, 09:26 AM
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Roubaix = Endurance Comfort
Tarmac = Light weight racing bike
Venge = Stiff, Aero bike
Allez = Aluminum tarmac
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Carbon: Roubaix($$-$$$$), Tarmac($$-$$$), Venge($$$$)
Aluminium: Allez($)

None are TT bikes....
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Yeah. TT is the Shiv.
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Thanks guys! I knew the TT ones, they are very obvious
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