New Guy: Need advice on Specialized Road Bikes



SEALBound

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Mar 12, 2007
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Hi,

First post, looking foreward to many more. Long time runner and I thought I'd get into cycling so that I can do a couple triathlons.

I was talking to some friends and they suggested a 07 Specialized Allez Comp Double. $1400

But then I found a 06 Specialized Tarmac Comp. $1000. Never ridden, brand new.

Both prices are without pedals, shoes, helmet, etc.

Both are red, both look good to me. Both have never been ridden, would be brand new either way just one is last years model. Both would be the 56cm sizing.

Just seeing what the primary differences between the two models are besides the frame (on that note, which one is better) and looking for advice on which one to go with. I don't mind spending a little more money to get something of higher quality so that I wouldn't have to upgrade in the future. $1500 is my ceilling.

Thanks for your help guys! Looking foreward to spending some time here!
 

SEALBound

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Just saw the "Bike Buying Advice" forum. Sorry if this is in the wrong section. New guy...lol.