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PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2015 12:42 am 
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Updated specs as of June 2016.

Frame:
Specialized Allez 56cm
Fork/Headset:
Specialized Fact Carbon
Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Specialzied Carbon Crankset 53/39
Pedals:
Ultegra Carbon 6700
Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
/ SRAM 1051/ Ultegra 6700 11-28
Derailleurs/Shifters:
105-5700
Handlebars/Stem:
Thomson X2 110mm/ Cannondale C2 Bars
Saddle/Seatpost:
Thomson Elite 27.2/ Selle Italia SLR 135g
Brakes:
SRAM Rival F/R
Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
50MM Chinese Carbon/ Novatec/ 24c Specialized Pro Turbo
Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
50MM Chinese Carbon/ Novatec/ 24c Specialized Pro Turbo
Accessories:
Specialized Rib Cage/ Performance Gel Tape/ Specialized Mini Saddlebag

First road build, I come from BMX racing but a string of injuries has me trying something I have always wanted to compete in. Last road bike was a graduation gift of a 2005 trek 1000 new off the showroom floor. This rides incredible!


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2015 1:20 am 
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Great job for under 1k!!! Did you remove the specialized decals or am I blind, (if so it looks so much better without them)!


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2015 1:41 am 
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Great job... you're going to fall in love with this bike. I have one and have had dozens of high end carbon and this Allez is something magical.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2015 3:49 am 
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mattyNorm wrote:
Great job for under 1k!!! Did you remove the specialized decals or am I blind, (if so it looks so much better without them)!


The specialized sticker is on the top and bottom of downtube and it is a matte sheen specialized sticker, blends very well!


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This is with some cheap junk wheels and skewers, with a 12-30 tiagra cassette. The 6700 cassette, Ti skewers and carbon clincher brought it down from 18.99lbs to 17.75.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 12:55 pm 
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Updated pic after my first crit in Lousiville, CO yesterday. Got some new bottle cages and carbon spacers. Felt really good going fast on this bike, corners like a champ.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 8:02 pm 
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I've just ordered the 2016 Allez SL frame which will be here next month. With regards to the BB shell, is it the narrow OSBB system like the carbon Tarmacs or is it a standard 68mm width?


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2016 1:45 am 
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Thomson post and I see that I need to adjust saddle angle!

This is a little update to my first road build. I am not a very good photographer, sorry. Hope to upgrade to some Ultegra/Dura Ace bits in the future. Thanks to everyone who posts as I have learned a lot on here.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2016 3:42 pm 
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Nice bike... love my Allez. So much bang for the buck.

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2015 Specialized Allez Comp
2015 Specialized Venge Pro


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 11, 2016 4:36 am 
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CrankAddictsRich wrote:
Nice bike... love my Allez. So much bang for the buck.



Thanks a lot! It was hard building it from scratch with such a limited budget, but I love it. Any shots of yours?


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 11, 2016 11:38 am 
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mannequinforce wrote:
CrankAddictsRich wrote:
Nice bike... love my Allez. So much bang for the buck.



Thanks a lot! It was hard building it from scratch with such a limited budget, but I love it. Any shots of yours?


Here's a link to mine...

Weight Weenies

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 30, 2016 4:04 am 
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New proper pics! Still need updated weight. Sorry.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 11:50 pm 
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17.24 lbs/ 7819 grams

Just picked up a used set of standard specialized carbon cranks and ultegra carbon pedals.
Bars and shifters next that will get me under 17 pound mark.

Only about 1550 dollars into this project at this point!


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2016 9:30 pm 
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your bike is something new.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 14, 2016 4:02 am 
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New items:
11-28 Ultegra Cassette
Specialized Carbon 53/39 Crank


Also just picked up an ultegra front and rear derailleur. Waiting to install those with some new cables, chain and pads. I know this is a slow build but I am a wallet weenie so I have to find the right deals. Thanks!


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