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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-26-16, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By prtyich
The Specilaized Sirrus Carbon Sport 2017 is...

The Specilaized Sirrus Carbon Sport 2017 is $1,300 and has disc brakes. I am strongly considering getting it, just have to test drive it in the next 2 weeks when my lbs gets them in. Only problem...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-25-16, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By prtyich
I've only test driven the 7.5FX, and it is leaps...

I've only test driven the 7.5FX, and it is leaps and bounds a better ride than my 35 lb folder. The Sirrus will be out this week, and I am hopeful that my LBS will have them in for a demo.

So...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-25-16, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By prtyich
You are correct, this is the model: ...

You are correct, this is the model:

https://specialized.com/us/en/bikes/fitness/sirrus-sport-carbon/118220
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-25-16, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By prtyich
I am leaning heavily towards the sport as it is a...

I am leaning heavily towards the sport as it is a full carbon frame for $1,300. Will have to test one in the LBS in the next 2 weeks...if anyone is able to test drive it, please post your thoughts.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-25-16, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By prtyich
Thank you, that was part of my considerations...

Thank you, that was part of my considerations that if Trek was launching a replacement, the 2016 version would be discounted significantly from the $1,099 price point (it is already available for...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-25-16, 11:21 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 18,832
Posted By prtyich
Found this thread after starting my other...

Found this thread after starting my other one...anyone test try the new Sirrus Sport Carbon?

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/fitness/sirrus-sport-carbon/118220
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-25-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By prtyich
Looking at a new Hybrid...Trek vs. Specialized

My knees need an easier ride so I'm switching to a hybrid from my dahon folder, and have settled on either a Trek 7.5FX or a Specialized Sirrus Sport Carbon. My questions:

1-Trek is releasing a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-23-10, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,773
Posted By prtyich
For $800 you can get the Vitesse P18: ...

For $800 you can get the Vitesse P18:

http://brandscycle.com/product/dahon-vitesse-p18-current-model-13379.htm
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-21-10, 11:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,878
Posted By prtyich
Only for short distances with little wind and on...

Only for short distances with little wind and on a very smooth asphalt. The 20" front wheel with kojak tires is just too shaky to be able to do it for long, but just long enough to stretch out the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-24-10, 03:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,775
Posted By prtyich
For the OP: one thing that should be mentioned is...

For the OP: one thing that should be mentioned is that the roads are just in terrible condition after a wet winter, probably more so than in quite some time. This is kind of a throwback to the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-21-10, 07:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,775
Posted By prtyich
Welllll....I'm not too keen on lending my bike...

Welllll....I'm not too keen on lending my bike out - but my wife's, you can take hers all day...plus I'll pay your meal money if you take her with you on a trailer...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-21-10, 07:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,775
Posted By prtyich
Apologies for coming down a bit hard on your...

Apologies for coming down a bit hard on your thread. The tonality on this forum is almost exclusively polite, and the other forums I participate (mostly political ;) ) aren't, so it carried over...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-20-10, 04:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,775
Posted By prtyich
Ok, so I was a bit tough on the guy (or gal?) but...

Ok, so I was a bit tough on the guy (or gal?) but c'mon people, do some research before coming in with such an open-ended OP. And at least provide some details about what you're asking...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-20-10, 12:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,851
Posted By prtyich
Not to beat a dead horse, but if it was so...

Not to beat a dead horse, but if it was so important, why wouldn't the bike have been secured somewhere safe?
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-20-10, 12:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,775
Posted By prtyich
See my post #6: "I spent 3 hours reading through...

See my post #6: "I spent 3 hours reading through the brompton website, and 2 more on the general www yesterday before posting my thread..."

When I start a thread, I've expended significant effort...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-20-10, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,507
Posted By prtyich
From my link: "The Law only applies to...

From my link:

"The Law only applies to commercial office buildings with at least one freight elevator. It does not apply to residential buildings."

As for any commercial building with a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-19-10, 11:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,851
Posted By prtyich
I guess the nudists there have stiffened their...

I guess the nudists there have stiffened their resolve and publicly taken a stand to deal with clothing thieves...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-19-10, 10:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,775
Posted By prtyich
Thanks Herb. To the OP, wow, what a novel...

Thanks Herb.

To the OP, wow, what a novel concept, google searching... :rolleyes:
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-19-10, 10:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,775
Posted By prtyich
Let's go back to the OPs question: "what is your...

Let's go back to the OPs question: "what is your experience of riding a bike in NYC"?

Huh? WTF does that mean? NYC is huge, is broken into 5 boros, and has 8 million people...

Experience,...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-19-10, 08:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,775
Posted By prtyich
Why do you think riding a bicycle in NYC will be...

Why do you think riding a bicycle in NYC will be any different than riding a bike in say, CA or Missouri? Do you expect the gravity to be stronger here, or the oxygen levels different? The wheels...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-19-10, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,507
Posted By prtyich
Not to get all political on a bike forum - but...

Not to get all political on a bike forum - but right now, I'm not a big fan of china, and so much of what we buy IS made there. I play ice hockey, and almost all of the equipment is made there, same...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-19-10, 08:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,507
Posted By prtyich
FYI: in NYC, a recent law was passed where office...

FYI: in NYC, a recent law was passed where office buildings cannot refuse people from bringing their bicycles:

http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/bicyclists/bikesinbuildings.shtml

You might want...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-18-10, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,507
Posted By prtyich
One of my requirements for my jack-replacement...

One of my requirements for my jack-replacement was at least 15 gears, and the VP18 has, well 18 of them. Dahon had a number of appealing 8/9 gear bikes, but I agree, this was too low.

I wish...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-18-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,507
Posted By prtyich
Educate me on Bromptons

I didn't want to hijack mulleady's "modded brompton" thread, so I started a new one...

When I bought a new folder a few weeks back to replace my jack, I studied the market and went with a Vitesse...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-18-10, 08:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,851
Posted By prtyich
Hey Thor. It just seems rather strange to begin...

Hey Thor. It just seems rather strange to begin with since as i understand it, titanium is an extremely difficult metal to work with even for factories, as it hardens quickly and once it does,...
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