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Golden State Allez

My custom Allez. Proud to be a California native! A super special thank you goes out to all the folks at Specialized and my good friend Scott who helped make this bike possible. See it on Cycle EXIF: http://www.cycleexif.com/golden-state-allez

Frame:
2011 Specialized Allez / 61 cm

Fork/Headset:
Specialized Semi-carbon / Internal tapered

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
S-Works carbon crankset 175mm / OSBB

Pedals:
Speedplay CrMo

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Ultegra 10-speed casette / S-Works team rings / 105 chain

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Dura Ace 7900

Handlebars/Stem:
Carbon Anatomic / Zeus Zarpa 120mm

Saddle/Seatpost:
Specialized Romin / 3T Doric Team

Brakes:
IronDevo CNC + Ti

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Roval Rapide EL45 / Michelin Dynamic Sport

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Roval Rapide EL45 / Michelin Dynamic Sport

More Info:
17.2 lbs w/o pedals. Last pic is the frame as I received it in August 2012.

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. FESTIVE MODE
  2. Initial

Added by iscratchmymind. Last updated 6 months ago.

Latest 20 Comments

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SeanA

SeanA says:

Impressed with the lighting on this one. How'd you do it?

Posted 8 months ago

ridingfixed

ridingfixed says:

I know this is late, but it looks like a layered shot. It looks like the bike was shot in a studio and then the background removed and the image layed over the Christmas tree picture

Posted 3 months ago

Camel-Fathoms

Camel-Fathoms says:

Nor Cali Native here co-signing this bike!
Favorited.

Posted 9 months ago

lifebehindbars

lifebehindbars says:

wow, absolutely amazing!

Posted over 1 year ago

outofstep

outofstep says:

california love! this bike is absolutely perfect.
i would personally get different bottle cages, but that's just me!

Posted almost 2 years ago

iscratchmymind

iscratchmymind says:

Thanks! I probably should have removed the cage altogether for the photos, come to think of it, ha! I went with the red ano to make the brakes look more at home. I'm sure this bike will go through a few evolutions, componentry wise.

Posted almost 2 years ago

iscratchmymind

iscratchmymind says:

Thank you all for the compliments and feedback, I really appreciate it. I'm really proud of the bike and I'm glad that it has broader appeal than to just myself!

Posted almost 2 years ago

Jethro666

Jethro666 says:

I love the paint scheme!!! awesome bikes, awesome colors, awesome build! love it man!

Posted almost 2 years ago

quixoticle

quixoticle says:

This is such a beautiful bike! You really did a great job with the execution of the concept. I bet she rides awesome, and looking down at this thing between your legs just makes it that much more fun.

Posted almost 2 years ago

MonsieurGloomy

MonsieurGloomy says:

I love California so much that I was looking for a California Republic jersey with the grizzly on it when I was there even though I am from NYC. This is a gorgeous road bike! You can't buy this from a store, and that's why this belongs on Pedalroom as a showbike!

Posted almost 2 years ago

iscratchmymind

iscratchmymind says:

Thanks so much! In regards to your jersey quest, this might be the jersey for you:

http://calped.com/product/california-pe...

My dad actually raced for the Pedaler in the 80's and was good friends with Will Ashford, who designed that logo. It's one of my favorites.

Posted almost 2 years ago

longkachia

longkachia says:

awesome

Posted almost 2 years ago

joserheo

joserheo says:

put your zipps on!

Posted almost 2 years ago

iscratchmymind

iscratchmymind says:

Actually the Zipps were on loan with that Venge, so I don't have those anymore. Those EL45s are all mine though :)

Posted almost 2 years ago

stalag13

stalag13 says:

California Pride. I've got it too, but you just next leveled it.

Posted almost 2 years ago

Kotarbinski

Kotarbinski says:

This makes me want to get a road bike so DAMN bad. Good lord this is incredible

Posted almost 2 years ago

ultraspontane

ultraspontane says:

Specialized Romin is the hands down the best saddle I've ever sat on.

Posted almost 2 years ago

brembilla

brembilla says:

This became featured in no time at all.. lol

Posted almost 2 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

That's because it's awesome! :-)

Posted almost 2 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

Love the custom paint! Awesome bike!

Posted almost 2 years ago

iscratchmymind

iscratchmymind says:

Thanks! Honored to be featured!

Posted almost 2 years ago

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