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Specialized Dolce Elite - Women's

Specialized Dolce Elite - Women's

2016

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5.0 stars
 (5 Reviews)
$1,250.00
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2016 Specialized Dolce Elite - Women's

Specialized's Dolce Elite packs a whole lot of performance into a quality ride. Purpose-built to take you places—both physically and geographically—the Dolce Elite features a fine component package and geometry that will keep you comfortable on long rides as you explore your boundaries. With its smooth-riding premium aluminum frame, this is the perfect bike to introduce you to the sport, or take you to new levels of confidence on your cycling journey.

•D’Aluisio Smartweld technology in the E5 Premium Aluminum frame provides a lightweight and precise-handling ride, while the Women’s Endurance Geometry of the frame delivers improved stability for confident control when climbing and descending. This geo also puts you in a less aggressive and more natural ride position for hours of comfortable riding.
•The agile and responsive FACT carbon, full-monocoque fork features Zertz inserts to absorb road roughness and give you a smoother ride.
•The Dolce Elite features Shimano’s Tiagra drivetrain with compact 50/34 gearing. This affordable, quality group provides smooth and reliable shifting on climbs.

Features and Information

 
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    Specification Description
    Frame Specialized E5 Premium Aluminum w/D’Aluisio Smartweld Technology, Zertz
    Fork Specialized FACT-carbon w/aluminum steerer and Zertz inserts
    Rims/Wheels Axis 1.0
    Hubs See Rims/Wheels
    Spokes See Rims/Wheel
    Tires Specialized Espoir Sport w/double Black Belt puncture protection, 700 x 25c
    Crankset Shimano Tiagra
    Chainrings 50/34
    Front Derailleur Shimano Tiagra
    Rear Derailleur Shimano Tiagra
    Rear Cogs Shimano Tiagra, 10-speed: 12-30
    Shifters Shimano Tiagra
    Handlebars Specialized Comp
    Tape/Grips Specialized Roubaix w/gel padding
    Stem Specialized, aluminum
    Brake Levers Shimano Tiagra
    Brakes Axis 1.0
    Saddle Specialized Body Geometry Women's Riva Sport
    Seatpost Specialized Sport, aluminum

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number Vendor Number Store SKU
    Gloss Pearl Hyper Green/Charcoal/Silver / 44cm 00888818076307 90816-4144 SBC-90816-4144
    Gloss Pearl Hyper Green/Charcoal/Silver / 48cm 00888818075300 90816-4148 SBC-90816-4148 176043
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    5.0 stars

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    Pros

    • Comfortable  (5)
    • Handles Well  (5)
    • Lightweight  (5)
    • Good Geometry  (4)
    • Fast  (2)

    Cons

    • Brakes Could Be Better 
    • Can feel all the bumps 

    Best Uses

    • Casual Riding  (5)
    • Commuting 
    • Exercising 

    Reviewed by 5 customers

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    First bike since childhood

    By Jenny

    from Dallas, Texas

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Lightweight
    • Good Geometry
    • Responsive
    • Handles Well
    • Fast

    Cons

    • Brakes Could Be Better

    Best Uses

    • Casual Riding
    • Exercising

    Comments:

    This was my first bike since my teenage years. I bought it about 9 months ago at the Richardson Bike Mart. The salesmen were extremely knowledgeable and helpful. I expected to just be a casual cyclist on the days I didn't feel the urge to go to the gym, but this bike makes riding so fun, I've become quite the avid cyclist in recent months. I average 75-100 miles per week on this bike, definitely worth every penny. Only nitpicky comment, the brake levers are hard to reach for my small hands, however, that seems to be a common problem.

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    First bike

    By Denise

    from hartford ct

    About Me Casual Cyclist

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Handles Well
    • Good Geometry
    • Lightweight
    • Fast

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual Riding

      Comments:

      Love this bike!!

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      (8 of 30 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Execellent Buy

      By EP

      from Alameda, CA

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Good Geometry
      • Handles Well
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Commuting
        • Casual Riding

        Comments:

        This was my first serious bike purchase and I couldn't be happier. I've been riding it daily now for 7 months, primarily just around town though I have gone on a few long rides. It's incredibly comfortable although it doesn't absorb shock very well. I haven't had any back or neck pain, although I did have to re-adjust the seat several times to get it in just the right position because I tended to slide forward. Aside from also being super lightweight and easy to handle, it's just a beautiful bike. I absolutely LOVE riding it!

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        (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best fit

        By Reno

        from WI

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Lightweight
        • Good Geometry
        • Handles Well
        • Great Components

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Casual Riding

          Comments:

          I tried this bike on for size at Scheels in Appleton WI and bought it immediately. This was after riding on a custom fit speacalized bike that was carbon fiber for years with shoulder and neck pain. I can lift it to put it on the bike rack. I can also feel comfortable riding for hours on the stock seat. I did change the pedals to avoid the clips. I have tried other bikes and still this one is the best for my 5'2" medium frame. I suggest this bike for any female who is complaining of neck or shoulder pain. I recommend heavily padded gel gloves as the fork is rather stiff. I love this sweet bike.

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          (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Love it!

          By MH

          from Dallas, TX

          About Me Weekend Warrior

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Handles Well
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Can feel all the bumps

          Best Uses

          • Casual Riding

          Comments:

          This was my first road bike and I really love it - it's comfortable, light, easy to handle...

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