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2015 Allez Comp, Ultegra groupset and Carbon wheels XL 61 cm - $1,200 (Denver)

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bicycle type: road
frame size: 61 cm, XL
wheel size: 700C
bicycle frame material: aluminum
suspension: none (rigid)
brake type: caliper
handlebar type: drop
electric assist: none
condition: excellent
make / manufacturer: Specialized
model name / number: Allez Comp
2015 Allez Comp, Ultegra groupset and Carbon wheels XL 61 cm

Regrettably, I have to sell my beloved Specialized Allez Comp. Love everything about this bike: the looks, the handling, the weight, the precise shifting, how quickly it accelerates, the wheels… E-VE-RY-THING
If you are tall, and looking into getting a serious road bike, with top-of-the-line upgrades in a classic design, and an affordable package, look no further. You will not find a better deal. Ready to go to get you riding this Summer.
Great frame (top of the line S-Works design on a high-tech aluminum frame) with great wheels and great tires. What else does a bike need?
It has an extremely light weight frame. Lighter than many carbon fiber ones, thanks to the D'Aluisio Smartweld Technology.
What else you ask? a brand-new 11 speed Ultegra group that recently replaced the original 105. That means shifters, front and rear derailleur, crankshaft (172.5 mm), 52 t chainring, and brakes.
Shifting with these is sublime, fast, precise, never in doubt to put them to work.
Want more? Well, let me add an Absolute Black oval 36t chainring to even out your uphill pedaling without affecting shifting at all.
Anything else? Yes, a new 11-30 Ultegra cassette, Shimano chain, Swisstop Flash Pro (yellow) carbon fiber wheel brake pads (top of the line), Specialized Romin seat.
And yes, I forgot, the tires Pirelli Cinturato Velo 700c 28 mm. Almost new, you can see the little rubber threads in the middle of the tire still. Super compliant for a nice comfortable ride. Good puncture protection (dry and wet road bike tire, with a thick casing and an increased focus on puncture protection). Again, much better than the original 25mm tires it comes with.
For more info on the original setup, go to: https://www.specialized.com/us/en/allez-comp/p/65610?color=187225-65610

The main thing you are getting is an excellent (really, really light, and compliant aluminum frame). Lighter than my buddy’s Bianchi carbon frame (and his bike is smaller than mine)! Much lighter than my Roubaix carbon fiber.
Here is what Specialized says about the frame:
“Allez Comp features an E5 aluminum frame with D'Aluisio Smartweld Technology, a full monocoque carbon fork, and a Shimano 105 drivetrain for a light, stiff, and fast bike.”
Specialized had the design from “the S-Works mode” made in an Allez frame featuring D'Aluisio Smartweld Technology, hydroformed tubesets, OSBB, and an carbon fork, making it the most technologically advanced alloy road frame available (at the time).
This process makes the frame stronger and stiffer where it needs to be. Tubes can then be made thinner to reduce weight, giving a strong, light overall package. The frameset is not all aluminum, though, as there’s a carbon-fiber fork. You can read more at: https://www.specialized.com/us/en/smartweld-technology
Really a fast, “racey” frame. The frame alone can be bought for $1200 from Specialized today.
It looks beautiful and turns out to be a great solution for frame stiffness and, most importantly, durability. By moving the weld away from the main stress points (by about 10mm) it avoids weld flex.

Let’s talk about the new carbon fiber aero wheels. Here is were carbon fiber really beats aluminum.
Wheels: ICAN 50mm deep section Carbon Aero Clincher Wheels
Light weight, aero wheels, at about 1510 g (front + rear) weight
Nice looking wheels. Original price is about $475 the set.
Love the nice sounding 48 point of engagement hub it has (1 click every 7.5 degrees). Probably don’t need more than that for a road bike. Much better than the original “el cheapo” AXS aluminum wheels (18 to 20 points of engagement? Something like that). This means quick reaction after every “coast-n-go” (coming out of corners, or when you slow down power to shift gear it engages quickly right after it drops the next cog).
For more info: https://icancycling.com/products/ican-50mm-clincher-wheelset

This bike is a rare combination of classic design, top-of-the-line upgrades, and affordability. Good, cheap, and good looking. Three for three.
Price is firm, no low ballers, please, no scammers (I know who you are, I’ve met many of you already :-).
Back in the day this bike was about $3000, but the upgrades this bike has now costed close to $1000.
Can meet with you around the Denver area in case you can’t come to downtown Denver.
Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks for looking.

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