Specialized Allez Elite 2019 Road Bike
There's no denying it, we're still in love with aluminium road bikes, and when it comes to transforming this passion into a labour of love, we make a bike like the Allez Elite. If you're just finding your cycling legs, this is the best place to start.
Not only does a light bike feel better when you're climbing up a hill, but it’s also essential when you’re carrying your bike up to the 5th floor, and this was at the forefront of the frame design. With a redesigned E5 Alloy frame, the Allez features a class-leading weight. Aggressively thin-walled, yet tough, tubes have been implemented to save weight, as well, resulting in over a 450g (1lb) reduction in the frame and fork alone when compared to models of yesteryear.
Speaking of the fork, entry-level road bikes often times feature either alloy or cheap carbon fibre forks that greatly detract from the overall ride quality. But with a full FACT carbon fibre fork, the Allez is better handling, smoother riding, and lower in weight—floating over rough chip-seal and carving through corners like a slalom skier. For the geometry, we developed the Allez by utilizing our vast Retül fit database. This meant creating a geometry that’s sure to cover a broad range of positions, while still providing the performance-minded handling you’d expect from your first bike.
This Allez also features integrated rack and fender mounts, allowing you to get weight out of your backpack and on to a lightweight rack when you need it. This not only makes for a good road bike, but it also enables you to transform it into a fast commuter. Along these lines, you'll find plenty of clearance for 28mm tires, so longer rides become far more bearable and city streets much smoother.
For the build, we went with a no-nonsense approach, opting for reliable Shimano Claris shifting, durable Axis sport alloy wheels, and brilliant Espoir Sport tires.
- E5 Premium Aluminium frame features fully manipulated tubing with smooth welds that increase stiffness and efficiency, while looking just as good as it performs.
- Specialized FACT carbon, full monocoque fork designed for high-speed handling.
- Shimano 105 STI shifters provide crisp, reliable shifting.
Specialized at Dales Cycles
Since 1974 Specialized have been producing innovative and technically advanced cycling products.
The Stumpjumper is recognised as the first commercially available mountain bike back in 1981. The Roubaix in 2005 begun the endurance road category and has gone onto to win three times at Paris-Roubaix. Today the brand represents all types of riders, from performance, mountain biking to commuting and children.
Dales Cycles has been selling Specialized since 1988 and today are one of the leading stores for the brand in the UK. We have a BodyGeometry Fit service with the only Level 3 Certified fitter in Scotland.
All our staff have many years’ experience with the Specialized brand and will be able to offer you the best advice for your riding needs. Authorised as a S-Works and Test Centre location with accredited fit and service technicians for the Venge ViAS “Aero is Everything” road bicycle.
|Fork||Specialized FACT full Carbon, 1-1/8" to 1-3/8" Taper w/ fender eyelets|
|Bottom Bracket||Included w/ crankset|
|Shift Levers||Shimano 105|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano 105 Ez, clamp-on|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano 105, 11-speed|
|Crankset||Praxis Alba 2D|
|Chain||KMC X11EL, 11-speed w/ Missing Link™|
|Cassette||Shimano 105, 11-speed, 11-32t|
|Front Brake||Tektro Axis caliper|
|Rear Brake||Tektro Axis caliper|
|Front Wheel||DT R460, sealed cartridge hubs, 14g spokes, 20h|
|Rear Wheel||DT R460, sealed cartridge hubs, 14g spokes, 24h|
|Front Tyre||Espoir Sport, 60 TPI, wire bead, double BlackBelt protection, 700x25mm|
|Rear Tyre||Espoir Sport, 60 TPI, wire bead, double BlackBelt protection, 700x25mm|
|Inner Tubes||700x20/28mm, 40mm Presta valve|
|Handlebars||Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp|
|Stem||Specialized, 3D forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise|
|Saddle||Body Geometry Toupé Sport, steel rails, 143mm|
|Seat Post||Alloy, 2-bolt clamp|
|Seat Binder||Bolt type, alloy, 31.8mm|
|Pedals||Nylon, 105x78x28mm, loose balls w/ reflectors|
Fully Assembled Delivery from Dales Cycles
Dales Cycles is one of the only online cycle retailers in the Uk to offer a delivery option that trly reflects a 'fully built' bike arriving at your door. This premium delivery option is known as 'Ready to Ride' and costs £30* per bike.
'Ready to Ride' bikes come in a bespoke bike box, with a minimal packaging approach and all tools supplied, you really can be off and riding your new bike in less than a few minutes.
This unique premium delivery service eliminates the need for foam, bubble wrap and zip-ties too, so it’s also better for the planet. We recycle all this stuff, so where you can, please try and do the same. Apart from doing your bit for mother Earth, it will give you a warm, fuzzy feeling that you just can't buy!
Free Standard Delivery
In addition to our 'Ready to Ride' premium delivery service, we also offer a 'Free Standard Delivery' option on all bikes, and orders over £20*. Bikes ordered using the free service will require some basic setup on delivery. An easy to follow setup guide is provided with all bikes using the free delivery service.
Due to the extra weight of electric bikes, we are unable to ship these fully assembled. Instead, your bike will be built, configured and checked by our mechanics before being packed back into it's original box.
This method requires removing the front wheel, handlebars, pedals and seatpost, which will need to be reinstalled upon arrival.
To help with this we have a video guiding you through every step! However, if there's anything you'd like any help or advice, please contact us by calling 0141 332 2705 or by e-mailing [email protected]
2-7 Working Days (Excludes Weekends & Public Holidays)
Standard Free Delivery: Available on all orders over £20 at Dales Cycles*
Premium 'Ready to Ride': £30 per bike*
Bicycles to Highlands and Islands, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man and Northern Island will incur a courier charge of £20 and estimated delivery is 3-9 working days (excludes weekends and public holidays)
Parts, Accessories & Clothing
Items Under £20: £2.50 Delivery
Dispatched by Royal Mail
3-5 Working Days to Deliver (excludes weekends and public holidays)
Items Over £20: Free Delivery*
3-5 Working Days to Deliver (excludes weekends and public holidays)
- Small items Dispatched by Royal Mail
- Bulky/Heavy Goods Dispatched by DPD
*Bulky/Heavy goods (Bikes, Turbo Trainers, Workstands etc) to the Highlands and Islands, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man and Northern Ireland will incur a courier charge of £20
More help is on hand by calling 0141 332 2705 or by emailing [email protected] where one of our helpful staff members will be glad to answer any questions you may have.
We try our best to process orders as soon as we receive them, most orders will be dispatched within 24 hours and we aim to dispatch all orders within 1-3 working days of order confirmation.
Delivery times may be longer in circumstances where items need to be specially ordered due to size requirements or the item no longer being in stock and you would like an alternative or to wait on it arriving back into stock.
We will advise you of any possible delays when you place your order.
You will receive an email confirmation at various stages of your order process as well as upon dispatch.
We use either TNT, DHL, DPD or Royal Mail Tracked Delivery Service for all deliveries.
A signature will be required to receive your order*
When we dispatch your order, you will receive an e-mail containing a TNT, DHL, DPD or Royal Mail tracking number.
You can use these emails to access TNT, DHL, DPD or Royal Mails Track and Trace system on their respective websites. This will give you information regarding expected delivery times.
All orders are sent using either TNT Next Working Day, DHL Next Working Day, DPD Next Working Day or Royal Mail tracked service.
Depending on your location and the time of year, your order should arrive, at the latest, 3 working days after dispatch.
If your item has not been received after this time you can contact TNT, DHL, DPD or Royal Mail directly, quoting your Tracking Reference number or contact Dales Cycles by emailing [email protected].
Although we can take no responsibility for any delivery delays or problems out-with our control caused by TNT, DHL, DPD, Royal Mail or any other carrier, we will do all we can to help resolve any delivery problems.
You will be responsible for the items as soon as they are delivered so please check your delivery before you sign for it and if your package is damaged please sign for it as such and contact us to let us know.
*During Covid-19, many couriers are not taking signatures
Over the Christmas period our website and store will be closed on the dates found here. Orders can still be placed during this time and will be processed as quickly as possible when the doors open again.
Please note that in the case of items which need to be ordered in for you, our suppliers will be operating their own schedule of Christmas closures. If this would cause a delay to your order we will be in touch in inform you and help arrange the best solution.
*Highlands & Islands Surcharge
Sometimes, we may need to apply a shipping surcharge at checkout for remote locations. This will be calculated automatically and applied where appropriate.
For deliveries in the Highlands & Islands, our couriers tend to outsource the final leg of delivery, hence the increased cost.
We only ship to UK destinations.