Specialized Shiv Expert

"Best value, very high performance tri bike."erich wetzel

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Ease of installation

It was pretty straight forward. Just follow the instructions.

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Ease of use

Very easy driveability, stable and fast. Shifts smoothly.

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Quality of Construction

Looks good. I'll follow up after a few months of use.

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Fit

My legs feel great after a long ride. Once fitted it was perfect for me.

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Comfort

If the fit is good, it's as comfortabe as any bike could get.

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Adjustability

Very easy to adjust for a perfect fit. A lot of very accesible adjustment points.

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Value

I got a great deal. My second choice was a P5 Sram Red. It was 2.2 grand more expensive, and I am sure it is not faster.

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Appearance

It looks really sexy with the Zipp's I upgraded it with.

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Customer Service

The dealer I bought it from has been very helpful during delivery and adjustments.

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Performance

I have shaven 20m, out of my best 90K time, on a very smooth ride.

Strengths

After riding a Kestrel Talon for many years, I decided to upgrade and atter much research, I decided that the best value/perfromance ratio was for the Shiv Expert. Mixed Dura-Ace-Ultegra components make it a very reliable bike. The ICU "illegal" geometry makes it the fastest one in the market. It´s a great bike just out of the box, though I upgraded it with Zipp 404's. I have shaven 20 minutes out of my best 90K time. I am very pleased with this bike.

Weakness

Integrated water deposit. Once you get the hang of it, it´s a cute accesory to have though.

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  • 32 workouts logged
  • 1076.4 miles / 72.91 hours logged









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