201X Allez Sprint

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spdntrxi
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by spdntrxi

I want... aero post and dropped stays..

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nlouthan
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by nlouthan

My LBS had said the Allez was getting updated. Good find!

spdntrxi
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by spdntrxi

I started a crit bike project with a 2013 RACE frame... project is on hold now.

nigel379
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by nigel379

Cool find. There are some interesting things in the photo:

-Both Sprint bikes list shimano components with front derailleurs but both pictures show them as cx1 (force and rival) without any front derailluers
-Looks to be a new FSA Gossamer crank on the lower end models and it is UGLY

duvivr6
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by duvivr6

Very Nice!

Hoven
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by Hoven

http://www.cyclist.co.uk/specialized/al ... z-revealed

Think this looks like a perfect "budget" race bike! Do any one have some more information if it will come to the EU? Read somewhere it should not..

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those welds look bad =\
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by FIJIGabe

Looks like a 1x11 setup, but damn, those welds look horrible.
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wingguy
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by wingguy

But on the other hand, OMG that one piece BB and the headtube shaping! :beerchug: The top alu frames are taking leaps forward right now...

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nathanong87 wrote:those welds look bad =\



http://www.harborfreight.com/heavy-duty ... 91223.html

$21.99 + tax

http://www.harborfreight.com/10-piece-4 ... 47572.html

$8.99 + tax

+ time

- weight

- warranty ( :noidea: )

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hasbeen
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by hasbeen

That has got to be a horrible ride with that seatpost.
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It has the H2 geo......one step racier than a hybrid bike

joepac
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by joepac

2011 called, they want their Giant TCR back...

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This looks terrific. Well played Spec.

And not a patch on the 2011 TCR.

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by KWalker

Wondering if it still has the ultra old, ultra tall geo.

Do any of you actually weld AL? Welds look nice and sturdy to me. Not sure why they used that post and did not build an elastomer into it or something to help with dampening.
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wpccrunner
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by wpccrunner

Can't say much for the aesthetics of that frame. IMO the new Giant Propel ALR looks much better

http://www.bikerumor.com/2015/05/07/201 ... o-reality/

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