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07-05-17, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,742
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Big Head Larry, you've only got one head. Protect...

Big Head Larry, you've only got one head. Protect it. Go to the LBS and drop some cash on a helmet that fits. If you buy one that doesn't fit you won't wear it. Lucky for me my LBS had a bunch of...
11-16-16, 11:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,301
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

My phone lives in a Lifeproof case. I don't like...

My phone lives in a Lifeproof case. I don't like the double sided tape mount Lifeproof has gone to so I "invented" my own Lifeproof mount. I took an old Lifeproof Iphone 4S clamp on handlebar mount...
08-31-16, 08:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,567
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

I spent a few bucks and put a Topeak Cadence...

I spent a few bucks and put a Topeak Cadence sensor on my bike. Found myself looking at it only when I was uncomfortable below 70 RPMs and above 90 RPMs but those were the points my knees said to...
08-01-16, 08:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,726
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Smartphone. Take a picture of the tester on the...

Smartphone. Take a picture of the tester on the bike. When they are test riding take pictures of their car and tag. Delete after you get home with their cash. One of mine left in an old Subaru...
03-25-16, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,842
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Clamms, I'm 5'10" with a 32" inseam. In October...

Clamms, I'm 5'10" with a 32" inseam. In October of last year a Medium 2014 Specialized Sirrus Elite Disc caught my eye at the LBS so I took it for a spin. I had previously been riding large frame...
02-16-16, 11:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,730
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Doug64, no need to get hostile. I know that you...

Doug64, no need to get hostile. I know that you and other EMT's and other first responders are trained to look for Med-Alert tags. I also have personal experience with local First Responders who had...
02-14-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,730
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

I have the interactive version and wear it 24/7....

I have the interactive version and wear it 24/7. A word of caution tough; some of the First Responders in small communities have no clue what a Road ID is so make sure it stands out from the other...
01-18-16, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Bob, I got my Pacemaker in May of last year after...

Bob, I got my Pacemaker in May of last year after passing out while eating at a restaurant. It wasn't my first time. Waking up with a nurse taking your pulse (she was at the next table) and having 50...
01-14-16, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,313
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

For home I have a set of Quality Allen keys with...

For home I have a set of Quality Allen keys with the ball shaped ends on the long leg. If you take a little time and fiddle with a micro tool you will find it is not so micro after all and not usable...
01-14-16, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,313
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Buy a full set to keep at home and make sure to...

Buy a full set to keep at home and make sure to buy quality tools such as the ones mentioned by FrozenBiker.

If you are using Specialized Rib Cage water bottle mounts you can buy on of their EMT...
01-07-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,959
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

It sold already !!!

It sold already !!!
01-04-16, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Which Iphone and what case is it in now ? I'm...

Which Iphone and what case is it in now ? I'm using a Lifeproof "system" on my Iphone 6 that I put together using my old Lifeproof 4s handlebar mount and a new Lifeproof Iphone 6 belt clip. I can...
12-28-15, 11:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,640
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

And in other news: On December 21, 2015 a...

And in other news:
On December 21, 2015 a rather cold turkey was seen riding on the back of a giant iguana on the streets of New Jersey !
12-24-15, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,161
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

My LBS of 25 years, a former long time Cannondale...

My LBS of 25 years, a former long time Cannondale dealer, dropped them after the last repair on my wife's 2005 Cannondale F400 headshock. Incorrect parts sent first, then had to piece together parts...
12-10-15, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

I guess none of you have seen any of the videos...

I guess none of you have seen any of the videos of Peter Sagan "using his bike incorrectly". Playing golf by hitting the ball with the rear wheel only, riding the bike up the hood of the car on to...
12-10-15, 03:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 23,196
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

In October I bought a 2014 Specialized Sirrus...

In October I bought a 2014 Specialized Sirrus Disc from my LBS which is 16 miles away. It has everything I wanted in a bike including what seems to be referred to the "steal me first " orange color...
12-01-15, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,432
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Light and Motion lights. All parts manufactured...

Light and Motion lights. All parts manufactured and assembled in their facility in Marina, California.

Yeah... I bought their lights.
Replies: 7
Views: 1,164
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

National news said the Paypal system locked up...

National news said the Paypal system locked up today for a few hours due to high usage on Cyber Monday. Might have been part of your issue with Peformance today.
11-28-15, 11:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,527
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

I still have a plate on the radius of my left arm...

I still have a plate on the radius of my left arm from when I shattered it in a water skiing accident in 1977. Back then they left the plates in. I wish they had taken it out. Muscles and tendons...
11-27-15, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,429
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Regarding the cruiser bike in the hood with the...

Regarding the cruiser bike in the hood with the rope tied to it. Put your race card back in the deck. At the end of the video it was a white thug that actually got away with the bike.
I was not...
11-27-15, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,479
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Glad you were wearing the helmet !! If you are...

Glad you were wearing the helmet !! If you are already stiff I would take a couple of ibuprofen.

I remember my first real crash. Brand new MTB bike and helmet. Took off down the trail to find...
11-26-15, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Make suggestions before the purchase but buy the...

Make suggestions before the purchase but buy the bike that SHE likes, then make sure the bike shop sells her the right size and does a basic fit. She'll be happy with the bike and ride it.
11-16-15, 11:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,268
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

We have all overthought this process. You keep...

We have all overthought this process. You keep posing the same question we did. "What am I looking for exactly?" I don't think you can buy ONE bike to satisfy all of your needs, but based on your...
11-15-15, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25,516
Views: 2,524,166
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

I little over 18 miles on the Hugh S. Branyon...

I little over 18 miles on the Hugh S. Branyon trail in Orange Beach Alabama. The baby alligators were out sunning and there was a pair of Bald Eagles flying overhead. Oh and there were a few people...
11-13-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,288
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

The app I have says at 56 I should have a maximum...

The app I have says at 56 I should have a maximum heart rate of 165. I think my legs or lungs will give out before my heart does !

Be honest with yourself. If you feel strange at 150 BPM or more...
11-13-15, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Looks like you might have to get creative. Maybe...

Looks like you might have to get creative. Maybe use another manufacturer's mount and use the threaded mount on the side of the iPro case to secure the case to the other mount.

Lifeproof has a...
11-12-15, 11:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,226
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Regarding sympathy/empathy... the link below is...

Regarding sympathy/empathy... the link below is was posted on BikeForum June 15,2005. Larry was a friend of mine.
...
11-11-15, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,167
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

I have a 2014 Sirrus Elite Disc and a 2015 Sirrus...

I have a 2014 Sirrus Elite Disc and a 2015 Sirrus Elite Disc. According to the specs both are E-5 aluminum. The frame shapes are very different. The fork on the 2014 is "Cr-Mo steerer, aluminum...
11-08-15, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

The stones ambushed me around 10:00 one night. I...

The stones ambushed me around 10:00 one night. I thrashed around in the bed enough for at least two marathons before heading to the ER. Morphine didn't cut it. Oxycodone didn't cut it. Dilaudid...
11-08-15, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Another close but not quite is the Trek Chelsea 8...

Another close but not quite is the Trek Chelsea 8 and Chelsea 9 in their Urban bikes District line. Full step through with disc brakes but no front suspension.
11-04-15, 10:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,341
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Three Specialized Sirrus bikes in our household....

Three Specialized Sirrus bikes in our household. 2014 Elite Disc, Orange. 2015 Sport Disc, Fuchia. 2015 Elite Disc, Rocket Red. All VERY bright colors. All with reflective sidewalls and Light and...
10-25-15, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,816
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

I had a Cannondale F400 with SRAM X7 for years...

I had a Cannondale F400 with SRAM X7 for years and am selling a Cannondale 29er Single Speed that I converted to a 9 speed using SRAM X7 component group. On a scale of one to ten with the Alvio/Acera...
10-25-15, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,816
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

I can't help you with the Trek. I can tell you...

I can't help you with the Trek. I can tell you the difference between the Sora components on my 2014 Sirrus Elite Disc and the Alvio/Acera components on my wife's 2015 Sirrus Sport Disc is worth the...
Forum: Introductions
10-23-15, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By SirrusEliteDisc

Greetings from Lower Alabama !

I made the mistake of jumping on a leftover 2014 Sirrus Elite Disc at the local bike shop. It ended up following me home.

Lower cervical fusion and drop bars don't get along so this will be as...
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