Specialized Allez Sprint Disc - updated with pictures and full build

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Jackal008
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by Jackal008

perplex wrote:
Jackal008 wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:24 am
What’s the tyre clearance spec ie would it take Conti 28s?


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This is a 25mm Michelin on 17mm rims.

Don't know the official numbers from Spec, but I cant see any issues with a 28mm tyre.
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Thanks, looks like plenty of room. Bit of road cushioning against that solid frame!


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That chain looks a bit too short. Does it work as it should?
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by perplex

cerro wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:08 pm
That chain looks a bit too short. Does it work as it should?
Works like a dream :)
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Could you please post pictures of the Spyre breaks from the other side? Considering this setup and want to see how it looks.

More important: How do the breaks perform?

Jackal008
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by Jackal008

I went to Jet Cycles today and held a red/chameleon 56 in my hands. I want one.

I currently ride a Medium Giant Defy. Would a 54 or 56 be best in the Allez? If 56, why??



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perplex wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:24 am
Will still update it with some 50mm wheels at some point :)
Curious if you've put on those 50mm wheels.

Also curious the bb to saddle height and size stem you're using. Debating between the 58 and 56 verison of this bike. Thanks!

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by thorerik

if it is any help, I'm 183cm and have a 56 that I'm happy about.
58 for me felt a bit too stretched out.

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Zmon wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 3:41 am
perplex wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:24 am
Will still update it with some 50mm wheels at some point :)
Curious if you've put on those 50mm wheels.

Also curious the bb to saddle height and size stem you're using. Debating between the 58 and 56 verison of this bike. Thanks!
Just received the rims (Lightbike 46mm) and will build them after Christmas with Hope RS4 hubs/CX RAY spokes. Can't wait.

Im on a 120mm stem and saddle height is 795mm
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perplex
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Cattiy wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:47 pm
Could you please post pictures of the Spyre breaks from the other side? Considering this setup and want to see how it looks.

More important: How do the breaks perform?
Sorry - I don't have a picture from that side.

Breaking is good. Much better than the Avid BB7 on my gravelbike. Better adjusting options as well as just can adjust both sides of the caliber/pads.

Not totally on par with hydros but good enough for me.
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Breaking is when you snap something, BRAKING is what you do to slow down.......

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perplex wrote:Final build is ready...

Will still update it with some 50mm wheels at some point :)

Frame: Specialized Allez Sprint Disc 1367grams
Fork Specialized Allez Sprint Disc 435grams
Tubes Michelin Aircomp Ultralight 155grams
Front Wheel Fulcrum Racing 5 DB 745grams
TA Front wheel Specialized 31grams
Rear wheel Fulcrum Racing 5 DB 845grams
TA Rear Wheel Specialized 34grams
Tyres Michelin Power 424grams
Cassette SRAM Red 158grams
Crankset Rotor InPower 550grams
Crankset cups Rotor 14grams
Chainrings Rotor 154grams
Chainring bolts KCNC 9grams
Bottom Bracket Praxis 50grams
Shift Levers eTap 270grams
Rear Derailleur eTap 213grams
Front Derailleur eTap 138grams
Batteries eTap 48grams
Chain Shimano Ultegra 243grams
Brake Caliber TRP Spyre 332grams
Brake Rotor Shimano Dura Ace 204grams
Stem 3T ARX 134grams
Handlebars 3T Tornova 210grams
Headset bearings Specialized 80grams
Saddle Specialized Power Sworks 166grams
Seat Post Clamp Specialized Venge 31grams
Seat Post Specialized Venge 186grams
Pedals Speedplay 195grams
Cables Jagwire KEB-SL 125grams
Water bottle cage Specialized 66grams
Waterbottle Bolts Specialized 4grams
Headset spacers Specialized 15grams
Topcap + bolt POP 8grams
Bartape + plugs Lizard Skin 50grams
Expander MCFK 12grams
Garmin Mount K-edge 50grams
Light mount KNOG 20grams

Total 7771
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awesome bike. I’m looking to build up the same with TRP Spyre mech disc brakes.

Anyone know what size bolts are required to mount the front caliper (w 160mm adaptor plate) on the fork? As my Spyres were purchased second hand, it doesn’t come with bolts. The rear I’m sorted but the front, I’m lost - frame is yet to arrive.

Cheers,

Chris




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