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Old 06-15-15, 12:51 PM
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specialized sirrus carbon frame

I'm thinking of moving up from my comfort hybrid to a lighter, faster ride.
I require a pretty good level of shock absorption so of course I'm considering a carbon frame.
A drop bar road bike seems to aggressive a posture for me, so the flat bar specialized sirrus seems a good candidate.
I went to the lbs who sells specialized but he only had an aluminum framed sirrus. I rode it and was jolted so badly that my
neck is stiff after only a few minutes on paved, if someone uneven terrain.
The carbon framed, forked bike will absorb some of the shock, and the zertz inserts are supposed to increase the compliance even further.
But I can't help but wonder if it will be enough.
Do any of you have experience with the carbon framed sirrus?
None of the lbs in my area stock the carbon frames.
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Old 06-15-15, 09:08 PM
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Originally Posted by avidone1 View Post
I'm thinking of moving up from my comfort hybrid to a lighter, faster ride.
I require a pretty good level of shock absorption so of course I'm considering a carbon frame.
A drop bar road bike seems to aggressive a posture for me, so the flat bar specialized sirrus seems a good candidate.
I went to the lbs who sells specialized but he only had an aluminum framed sirrus. I rode it and was jolted so badly that my
neck is stiff after only a few minutes on paved, if someone uneven terrain.
The carbon framed, forked bike will absorb some of the shock, and the zertz inserts are supposed to increase the compliance even further.
But I can't help but wonder if it will be enough.
Do any of you have experience with the carbon framed sirrus?
None of the lbs in my area stock the carbon frames.

Afraid not and my '07 Sirrus has been converted to drops.. The opposite direction from where you want to go..
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Old 06-15-15, 09:54 PM
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You should ask your question in the hybrid forum. Pretty sure there are some carbon Sirrus riders there.
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