Sportive and versatility are the Road Comp's best virtues - thanks to it's lightweight and efficient frame, wide ratio gearing, full mudguard compatibility combined with an efficient yet comfortable geometry you really can climb any mountain, distance is no object - in all weather conditions.
- New lightweight alloy frame constructed of triple butted tubing
- Full smooth welding
- Sportive Geometry
- Aerodynamic down tube profile
- Oversize box section chainstays for increased power transfer
- Internal rear brake cable routing
- Curved wishbone seatstays for enhanced comfort
- Compatibility for full length mudguards
- Full Carbon fork with tapered steerer for increased stiffness and steering precision
Does anyone know much about these? I am looking to get into road riding. This is more a hybrid but seems more road than anything. How well does the Nexus system hold up? Would this be OK for local group rides? Would a $300 bike from direct bikes be much better? I am on a very slim budget. I also hav ... Read More »
I was just browsing my local bike store in Massachusetts and stumbled on this beauty:
[url=http://www.specializedconceptstore.co.uk/allez-comp-race/33960/15allez]Allez Comp Race ALLEZ - Specialized Concept Store[/url]
I don't know why this bike is not on the US website. I wonder if there are a ... Read More »
A couple weeks ago I posted about a demo Venge Comp and got a lot of good feedback which I appreciate. I have since found another LBS that is willing to cut the price and I will be getting the new Venge for the same price as the original LBS wanted for the demo (just like many suggested).
Now, how ... Read More »
The Trek & Felt have the 105 11 speed drivetrain. The Giant has Ultegra...pretty similar ride and cost between them. Dilemma: I currently use the Trek shop for all things MTB (2 expensive bikes in the past 6 mos. (Purchase--theft--Ins.check--repurchase) but they're not overwhelming me with love... ... Read More »
A good friend of mine has recently got into cycling and looked to me for advice.
Long story short, he shopped around and tried different bikes but in the end landed up with the Allez comp:
[url=http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/road/allez/allez-comp-smartweld]Specialized Bicycle Componen ... Read More »