specialized allez sprint

After missing out a great opportunity to buy a very cheap Specialized Allez Sprint in late 2018, I managed to get a reasonable priced one in late 2019. Right after the release I instantly wanted this bike, but didn't knew what for... Well, after my first races and crashes in 2018 I thought it might be better to get a cheaper alloy frame instead of wrecking another expensive carbon road bike. The one I got myself was completely standard with Axis braks and the Shimano 105 group set. I added some Pacific-Rim carbon wheels (1.450g / 50mm) to the bike and replaced the handlebar with the narrower PRO Vibe in 400mm (the stock one is 420mm wide). I also equipped the build with a Stages III Generation Powermeter. The overall build weights around 8 Kg. The lightweight, but overall disappointing AXIS braks were replaced by the OEM Shimano 105 brakes. A lighter ZIPP 120mm stem and lighter pedals brought the overall down to 7,95 Kg, what was the ready to race weight with the 52/36 crankset and a 11-25 cassette. After dialing in 7.500 Km in 2020 and participating in three races with this bike I sold it in October 2020 to make space for something new. Enjoy some photos down below.