Specialized Allez versions in UK for 2013

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by rhyslewisdavies

Does anyone know if this frame is the top of the line Specialized Allez in the UK? I cant find another one above it but ive heard others talk about an S-Works Allez - i plan to sell the Tiagra groupset over time and put Dura Ace / Ultegra kit on it with campag zonda wheels

http://www.tredz.co.uk/.Specialized-All ... tAodd3wA6Q

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by AGW

That one is the A1 aluminum frame. I think the E5 al frame is the top tier Allez. I don't know about international versions though, but I imagine that's available in the UK.

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by Pharmstrong

No we get shafted. The E5 Allez is not available as a complete bike or frameset. I was considering one, along with a CAAD10, but as who ever distributes these here will not sell frames, or in some cases complete bike models, I went with a Canyon Ultimate AL instead. I don't regret the choice.

edit, for reference

US http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/road/allez
UK http://www.specialized.com/gb/gb/bikes/road/allez

US http://www.cannondale.com/2013/bikes/ro ... oad/caad10
UK http://www.cannondale.com/gbr/2013/bike ... oad/caad10

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by teufelhunden222

then you have an American friend ship you one :)

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by euan

Specialized doesn't take the UK market seriously.
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by prebsy

yeah the A1 doesn't compare to the E5. If you can't get the hook up from someone over-seas you should look somewhere other than specialized.

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by AGW

Felt has a solid distributor in the UK. They have the F85 spec'd with tiagra for about $1000 USD or the FA frameset (BB30) for ~$850.

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