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Giant Propel Advanced 3 2014 & Specialized Allez Elite 2013

Mountaineer204Mountaineer204 Posts: 19
edited November 2014 in Your road bikes
Firstly here is my recently purchased Giant Propel Advanced 3 2014. I am still in the process of tweaking the fit but initial impressions are extremely positive and I'm really happy with the purchase. The bike is standard apart from upgraded wheels and tyres which were included in the purchase. The photo was taken prior to lowering the seatpost so please forgive the cloud reaching height!!


Frame; Advanced-Grade Composite
Fork Advanced; Grade Composite, Full-Composite OverDrive 2 Steerer
Handlebar; Giant Contact
Stem; Giant Contact
Seatpost; Giant Vector Composite
Saddle; Fi'zi:k Arione MG
Pedals; Shimano SPD SL
Shifters; Shimano 105 20 speed
Front Derailleur; Shimano 105
Rear Derailleur; Shimano 105
Brakes; Giant SpeedControl
Brake Levers; Shimano 105
Cassette; Shimano 105 12-28
Chain; KMC X10L
Crankset; Shimano 105 39/53
Bottom Bracket; Shimano Press Fit

Upgraded wheels; Mavic Cosmic Elite
Tyres; Continental Grandsport
Bottle Cages; Elite Custom Stealth

Secondly my Specialized Allez Elite which I have had since September 2012. Having used the bike for 2 years I have only upgraded [and shortened] the stem.


Frame; Specialized A1 Premium Aluminium, fully manipulated tubing with smooth welds
Fork; Specialized FACT carbon, Aluminium steerer and crown, 1-1/8"
Front Derailleur; Shimano Tiagra
Rear Derailleur; Shimano Tiagra
Number of Gears; 20
Shifters; Shimano Tiagra STI
Chainset; Shimano Tiagra Compact
Chainrings; 50/34
Bottom Bracket; Shimano, outboard cartridge bearing, 68mm
Cassette; Shimano Tiagra 10-speed, 12-28t
Chain; KMC X10 CP
Pedals; Shimano M520 SPDs
Front & Rear Brake; Shimano Tiagra
Handlebars; Tarmac Comp oversized aluminium
Headset; 1-1/8" sealed Cr-Mo cartridge bearings integrated w/headset, 20mm alloy cone spacer, w/20mm of spacers
Rims; Axis Classic wheelset
Front & Rear Tyre; Specialized Espoir Sport, 60TPI, wire bead, double BlackBelt protection, 700×25c
Saddle; Body Geometry Riva Road Gel, Cr-Mo rails, 143mm
Seatpost; Specialized Sport alloy, 27.2mm
Bottle Cages; Elite Custom Race
Giant Propel Advanced 3 2014
Specialized Allez Elite 2013
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