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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    If you're on the fence about how to spend your bike buying dollars, there is certainly a compelling argument for aluminum (click to enlarge). This may sound counterintuitive, but Specialized is making a renewed push into aluminum frame road bikes, going so far as to encourage people to choose...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    The 1x gearing is a nod to pure racing performance, where a limited gear range is all you need (click to enlarge). It appears aluminum road bike frames are coming back in vogue. In July, Cannondale rolled out its latest alloy offering, the CAAD 12. Now Specialized has launched a new version of...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    Featured User Review: Featured User Review: Specialized Allez Double Road Bike by Budweiser Price: $829.00 at Gotham Bikes Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: Stock w bottle cage and SPD pedals Favorite Ride: Most anything without cars. Summary: This actually for the...
  4. Spesh bar tape and computer mount

    Spesh bar tape and computer mount

    Here's a detail photo of my Specialized Allez's handelbar showing it's Fizik bar tape and it's Garmin computer mount.
  5. General Cycling Discussion
    Featured Review: Allez Elite by beston Price Paid: $1000 Review Date: July 15, 2010 Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Summary: Bikes are expensive these days, so I was happy to come across this bike, slightly used, for under $1000. After just over a season's worth of use I can say...
  6. 2006 Specialized Allez Elite

    2006 Specialized Allez Elite

    Upgraded from 105 to Ultegra Ultegra wheelset with Mavic Open Pro rims Specialized Toupe Gel saddle
  7. My Specialized Allez

    My Specialized Allez

    56cm 2004 Allez, Winwood Carbon fork, Mostly 2004 Chorus group, Campy Protons wheelset weighs in at 1640 grams, FSA Carbon Pro cranks, Specialized S-Works Mondo tires very light and fast, Quattro SL road pedals, Specialized Carbon Pave seatpost and Fizik Pave CP3 seat. It's pretty light and weighin