6. Specialized Allez Sport Compact

Price: $990
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Complex Says: The Allez sport compact has all you need to get on the road and start burning it up--without killing your wallet." The stiff, light, race-inspired Allez Sport offers great acceleration and handling—perfect for aspiring racers, or as a winter training bike for more accomplished veterans. The nine-speed Shimano gearing and lighter wheels improve efficiency over any terrain.