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2004 Specialized Roubaix Pro w/DA 10 spd(6 posts)

2004 Specialized Roubaix Pro w/DA 10 spdchorus88
Feb 1, 2004 12:10 PM
I dropped by my LBS and noticed the 2004 Specialized Roubaix Pro w/DA 10 spd.'s a nice bike.
My question is...what's the retail price of this bike in the US?
My LBS, in Toronto, has it for C$4100
Also, is anyone familar with the sizing of Specialized frames (compact frames)?
I think it looks kinda uglyundertrained
Feb 1, 2004 12:57 PM
specialized is offering the bike in four sizes from 52cm to 58cm. This is virtual sizing as a "52cm" has a seat tube length of 43cm and a "58cm" is 49cm long. Their website geometry has the the toptube lenght measured horizontally and thats the important thing when sizing for a compact frame.
info on their website...C-40
Feb 1, 2004 3:05 PM

Compared to the $3900 US dollar MSRP, C$4100 is pretty cheap.

Looks like a good value to me. The geometry is pretty standard and also clearly posted on the site.
Not As Ugly As One Might ThinkLeadvilleBlues
Feb 1, 2004 5:29 PM
I work at a LBS that deals only in Specialized. I'll agree that when I first viewed the Roubaix in the catalog the pictures did nothing for me. However when the frame showed up in person, WOW ! Even the new DA crank which turned me off in the begining on it's looks alone, damn it looks hotter than a hooker in heat ! I placed my order for a new bike right there on the spot. I was never big on the "S" works road frames, because of their lack of guggi appeal, but this Roubaix, you gotta see it to believe it.
"guggi" or not, thats'a uglay nm.Arnold Zefal
Feb 1, 2004 5:58 PM
Ugly is a matter of opinion! this is not a ugly bike!roadeeforlife
Feb 1, 2004 7:53 PM