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Old 07-26-19, 07:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Midway View Post
What is the typical or average recommended tire pressure for a Women’s Sirrus Expert Carbon?

My wife weighs 125 to 129 pounds I would guess. The online calculators seem a bit high.

Front 700x30mm and rear 700x30mm

Thanks
30s? Try 50f/60r, and she could probably drop 5 or so from that. I'm around 170 (yes, I'm fat; should be @150), riding 32s @ 55f/65r. Never a problem at all with pinch flats the past four years. Anything higher just roughens the ride for absolutely no decrease in r/r.
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Old 07-27-19, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by badger1 View Post
30s? Try 50f/60r, and she could probably drop 5 or so from that. I'm around 170 (yes, I'm fat; should be @150), riding 32s @ 55f/65r. Never a problem at all with pinch flats the past four years. Anything higher just roughens the ride for absolutely no decrease in r/r.
Thanks, that's good validation and within a few pounds of what I set her up with for a ride yesterday.
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Old 07-27-19, 11:11 AM
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New sirrus owner here. Besides riding it, is there anything I should look out for in the future for issues, if any?
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Old 07-27-19, 09:23 PM
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New sirrus owner here. Besides riding it, is there anything I should look out for in the future for issues, if any?
What model/year did you get? Check the inside of one of the bar ends there is an included allen wrench for wrenching tires and other minor screws.
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Old 07-28-19, 09:13 AM
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Originally Posted by bmonnig View Post
I've got an old 2006/2007 Sirrus. It's had very little use, and I'd like to use it for some recreational family rides (now that we have kids old enough to ride). However, I'd like to replace the 700x28c tires with something a bit more gravel-friendly. We won't be riding gravel roads per se, but we now live in a more rural area with a gravel driveway, dirtier roads, etc. The bike is currently wearing the OEM Alexrims AT400 rims. It has some bolt-on accessories (racks, etc) but the driveline is bone stock.

Any suggestions on tires that would work well on this existing OEM setup?
I would take it to your local bike shop so they can measure and give you some options. My Sirrus had 32mm tires and I put on Kenda Kross Pro 40mm at my bike shop after measuring. They have a smooth raised middle but have raised sides for when I get into gravel. I really like them. Mine were $21 each at my bike shop.
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Old 07-28-19, 02:37 PM
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Originally Posted by ps249 View Post
What model/year did you get? Check the inside of one of the bar ends there is an included allen wrench for wrenching tires and other minor screws.
I believe I got a 2019 black Sirrus, base model. Just something to roam around town on. I plan on doing some upgrades in the future though.
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Old 07-28-19, 09:50 PM
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I wanted to close the loop on my search: after spending a while test riding a couple of Sirrus bikes and a couple of different Diverge bikes I chose the Sirrus X. I believe it is a great fit for what I need now and in the foreseeable near future and was also less money than a Diverge I would have bought. I am fairly certain I will get a drop bike in the future too while keeping the Sirrus X for a long time.

Any suggestions on tire pressures?
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Old 07-29-19, 11:47 AM
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Hey guys! Found (what I think) is a good deal on a 2015 specialized Sirrus elite with disc brakes. He agreed to sell it for 375$, and it only has 300 miles ridden. Is this a good deal?
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Old 08-12-19, 07:56 AM
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Im about to buy a Sirrus Elite 2019 but have a few questions.
The stem, can I replace it without any issues? Cause the original one is now my cup of tea, and want to have the option to replace it with another one.

And is it possible to mount 45mm SKS Longboard mudguards with 35mm studded winter tyres on the frame/fork?
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Old 08-12-19, 02:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Gawron457 View Post
Hey guys! Found (what I think) is a good deal on a 2015 specialized Sirrus elite with disc brakes. He agreed to sell it for 375$, and it only has 300 miles ridden. Is this a good deal?
It might be. It depends on what it looks like and how it fits you. I paid $200 for my 2012 Sirrus but it is the base model. Are you able to test ride it? Maybe have a bike shop look at it?
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Old 08-15-19, 07:12 PM
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How tall are y'all and what size sirrus do you you ride?
6'1''/1.85 with 33" inseam and 34" arm length: ride the L.

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Old 08-15-19, 07:31 PM
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Originally Posted by badger1 View Post
173cms (5'8); long legs/arms, short torso. Medium Sirrus (X Comp) with stock stem > perfect fit. Slightly better than my '10 Sirrus Comp; mainly the slightly longer frame reach of the '19.

Waiting on a detailed write up and pics of your Sirrus X Comp.
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Old 08-15-19, 07:48 PM
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Originally Posted by ColonelSanders View Post
Waiting on a detailed write up and pics of your Sirrus X Comp.
Probably toward the end of September, Colonel. Not enough time on it yet, for one reason and another, this summer.
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Old 08-31-19, 11:00 AM
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Has anyone upgraded their wheelset? What did you get? I have a 2015 with a 2x9 with disc brakes. Any recommendations?

Looking to lower the overall weight and get more aeros!
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Old 09-01-19, 08:29 AM
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Comp X

My Comp X with a few upgrades. New GRX brakes are a big improvement.



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Old 09-01-19, 01:18 PM
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My Comp X with a few upgrades. New GRX brakes are a big improvement.
I love the tight clearance at the fork -- it looks like a custom fit! What size tires are those? Bike looks great.
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Old 09-01-19, 01:25 PM
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I love the tight clearance at the fork -- it looks like a custom fit! What size tires are those? Bike looks great.
Thanks. Tyres are 42c. Yes i love the snug fit front and rear.
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Old 09-02-19, 09:04 AM
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I feel like Specialized hasn't refreshed the Sirrus line in ages...well, except the new bottom rung Sirrus that showed up on their site the other day, and a new color option on the Pro Carbon.

I'd like to see a slew of updated models/paint schemes. Feel like I've been waiting forever?
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Old 09-02-19, 10:56 AM
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I feel like Specialized hasn't refreshed the Sirrus line in ages...well, except the new bottom rung Sirrus that showed up on their site the other day, and a new color option on the Pro Carbon.
I don't know, I have almost the opposite impression. In that they been turning the crank pretty actively the last few years, adding features and doing different variants. I know the X Comp Carbon was a new model in 2019 that combined what I had been actively looking for in a mainstream, reasonably-priced hybrid - carbon frame, 1x drivetrain, front suspension, and accommodation for 38+ tires. Couldn't be happier with mine.

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Originally Posted by puma1552 View Post
I feel like Specialized hasn't refreshed the Sirrus line in ages...well, except the new bottom rung Sirrus that showed up on their site the other day, and a new color option on the Pro Carbon.

I'd like to see a slew of updated models/paint schemes. Feel like I've been waiting forever?
wut?

The current Sirrus -- entire line-up, carbon and aluminum -- was completely new in '18. '19 is only that line-up's second model year. And, as mentioned above, the carbon X Comp model was added for this year.

A three years' run -- '18, '19, '20 -- is perfectly normal. Wouldn't be surprised if the current line-up didn't carry over into '21 as well, with minor changes/refreshed colours etc. If they are selling, why not?

I've just acquired an X Comp this year, but if, say, the current 'Pro' version were uprated for '21 to the new hydraulically-damped Future Shock from the Roubaix, higher-end brakes/wheels, and Di2, I'd be all over it. Won't happen, but if it did ... The current frameset is perfect, for me, as far as geometry/fit goes.
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Old 09-03-19, 11:44 AM
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mscenic your CompX is just awesome looking. It looks super fast and bad ass just sitting there doing nothing.
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Old 09-04-19, 03:53 PM
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My Comp X with a few upgrades. New GRX brakes are a big improvement.
Did you upgrade the lever set? Finding these are my least favorite thing on the bike as it sits now. Torn between new brakes, or wheelset. Have the Hunts been as advertised, because they are really tempting at the price point?

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I know the X Comp Carbon was a new model in 2019 that combined what I had been actively looking for in a mainstream, reasonably-priced hybrid - carbon frame, 1x drivetrain, front suspension, and accommodation for 38+ tires. Couldn't be happier with mine.

- Mark
Couldn't agree more with Mark. I've got about 300 miles (big whoop) on mine this summer, all the points he mentioned are spot on.
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Old 09-05-19, 02:20 AM
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[QUOTE=GravelGurty;21108124]Did you upgrade the lever set? Finding these are my least favorite thing on the bike as it sits now. Torn between new brakes, or wheelset. Have the Hunts been as advertised, because they are really tempting at the price point?

Yes changed to Shimano BL-RS600 levers. Much better feel. The Hunts saved around half a kilo in total. Good value.
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Old 09-05-19, 04:32 PM
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Did you upgrade the lever set? Finding these are my least favorite thing on the bike as it sits now. Torn between new brakes, or wheelset. Have the Hunts been as advertised, because they are really tempting at the price point?

Yes changed to Shimano BL-RS600 levers. Much better feel. The Hunts saved around half a kilo in total. Good value.
Where did you pick up the wheels?
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