2018 Specialized Allez Range Review

The ever popular Specialized Allez has been redesigned for 2018, saving weight and increasing performance.

Check out our review here —

We take a look at the range, the key features and differences between models.

Frame & Fork — 0:12
Groupset — 1:28
Wheels — 2:16
Best For — 2:39



Allez, Allez, Allez. Named after the encouragements that French spectators like to shout during iconic road races like the Tour de France, the Specialized Allez is the go to road race bike for new and experienced riders who are looking for performance at an affordable price point. Showcasing the capabilities of alloy framed road bikes the Specialized Allez range includes fully capable all-rounders and ultra-stiff race rockets.

The Specialized Allez models highlighted in this review are aimed at three distinct cycling groups. Offering a lightweight and responsive ride at a very competitive price point, the Allez E5, Allez E5 Sport and Allez E5 Elite have been completely redesigned for 2018 and deliver exceptional all-round performance, for cyclists looking for their first proper road bike. The Win Tunnel (Specialized’s very own wind tunnel) tuned Allez Sprint Comp is an aero road bikes for cyclists who want true Criterium racing performance. The Allez Junior features smaller 650c wheels and is ideal for aspiring young riders who want to up their game.

Best For

Whether you are looking for your first road bike, a dependable winter trainer or a race ready flyer, there is a model in the Allez range that will be perfect for your needs. The relaxed race style geometry will appeal to riders who like to cycle as fast with a nod to comfort, while the all-weather dependability of the range opens it up to all-year-round training and rapid commuting as well as club rides. The slightly taller head tube offers a slightly more comfortable riding position which is great for long distance rides and sportives. The Allez Junior, with its 650c wheels, is the perfect choice for aspiring young racers looking for that race ready step up to a full-sized road bike.

Offering the very best in alloy framed road bike performance the Allez Sprint model is an ideal choice for any rider who is looking for competitive aero performance without the prohibitive price tag of a carbon fibre frame.

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9 Replies to “2018 Specialized Allez Range Review”

  1. Good ride, but don't like the cable access on the front frame, like someone put a hole and insert the cable, no proper cabling house.

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