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05-08-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,124
Posted By MJH

I'd like to add my support for looking at the...

I'd like to add my support for looking at the Specialized Roll. I'm 70 yo male and a bit overweight, with 2 hip replacements and 1 knee replacement. I opted for the low entry for myself as I was...
04-22-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,696
Posted By MJH

Will do!

Will do!
04-20-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,696
Posted By MJH

Any other new Roll owners. I do really love...

Any other new Roll owners. I do really love mine. Only been riding about 30 minutes/5 miles a ride since my second hip replacement, but I’m not sure I would be back on a bike at all without the low...
03-22-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,846
Posted By MJH

Those are fine looking bikes!

Those are fine looking bikes!
03-22-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,846
Posted By MJH

Thanks! Topeak. Bag slides right on & off.

Thanks!
Topeak. Bag slides right on & off.
03-22-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,846
Posted By MJH

Thanks for the kind words. Iím going to keep at...

Thanks for the kind words. Iím going to keep at it for sure. Iím going to try & post a picture of my Roll....
03-21-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,846
Posted By MJH

Just got back from my first ride with the new...

Just got back from my first ride with the new hip. Only 20 minutes & 3 miles, but lots of fun & it felt good! I canít say enough good things about the low entry Roll. There is no way that I would...
03-18-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,846
Posted By MJH

Going to see my surgeon today at 2:30. I had my...

Going to see my surgeon today at 2:30. I had my second hip replacement done on February 12. It's still a little chilly here in the St. Louis area, but I'm dying to get back on my Roll. I honestly...
03-14-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,696
Posted By MJH

Nice bikes! I'm sure you will enjoy them.

Nice bikes! I'm sure you will enjoy them.
11-04-18, 07:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,909
Posted By MJH

I ride a Specialized Roll Step Through. I really...

I ride a Specialized Roll Step Through. I really love it.
10-25-18, 06:10 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,846
Posted By MJH

Thanks. That's just the kind of information that...

Thanks. That's just the kind of information that I was looking for. Maybe I can find one that someone has tried and didn't like.
10-24-18, 09:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,846
Posted By MJH

I tried my B17 on my Roll and wasn't crazy about...

I tried my B17 on my Roll and wasn't crazy about it. Went back to the stock seat which is OK.
That being said, I love Brooks saddles and would consider a B67 but don't want to put up the money if I...
10-13-18, 06:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 37,846
Posted By MJH

Hadn’t seen this thread till a couple of days...

Hadn’t seen this thread till a couple of days ago. I bought a Roll Comp 1x low entry in May. I had gotten to the point at age 69 that I was having trouble throwing my leg over my current bike....
07-28-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,068
Posted By MJH

Iíve searched for Calvin Bicycles & found...

Iíve searched for Calvin Bicycles & found nothing. What brand Bike is it? Or am I missing something?
07-27-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,068
Posted By MJH

Thatís a great bike. Iím really sold on the step...

Thatís a great bike. Iím really sold on the step through for me.
I talked about my Roll a little & here is some more info. It is the Comp 1x low entry. So far the lesser number of gears has been...
07-24-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,068
Posted By MJH

Iím loving my Specialized Roll low entry very...

Iím loving my Specialized Roll low entry very much. Age - 69, full left knee replacement, & full right hip replacement. I donít need to go that fast anymore. My normal ride is 17 - 20 miles averaging...
07-05-18, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,065
Posted By MJH

After a couple of small vacation trips, I started...

After a couple of small vacation trips, I started riding quite a bit and have done 123 miles since June 11. I can't begin to tell you all how much I love this bike. Getting on and off is a dream. The...
06-11-18, 08:10 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,696
Posted By MJH

Got my Roll Comp x 1 on May 19th. Low entry. ...

Got my Roll Comp x 1 on May 19th. Low entry. Took it for a couple of short rides the next couple of days before going out of town for a while. Rode yesterday to do some errands and I'm loving...
05-11-18, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,065
Posted By MJH

Just ordered an 1x low entry. Canít wait!

Just ordered an 1x low entry. Canít wait!
05-11-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By MJH

Thanks for all of the replies & suggestions....

Thanks for all of the replies & suggestions. After looking around a bit & taking some rides, I ordered a Specialized Roll 1x low entry. Was able to ride a lower level, but really like the comfort....
05-08-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,696
Posted By MJH

Looking at the 2018 comp X 1. Low entry. 69 years...

Looking at the 2018 comp X 1. Low entry. 69 years old and really having trouble getting my leg over my Surly Disc Trucker. Thinking the low entry might be an option. Thoughts ?
05-08-18, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By MJH

I normally look forward to reading your...

I normally look forward to reading your responses, but not sure what you mean by your comment. Walk into a bike shop response? Folding?
Clarity is your friend.
05-08-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By MJH

Anybody have any experience with a Specialized...

Anybody have any experience with a Specialized Roll? I rode an entry level low entry today & it was pretty nice. Very comfortable & very easy to get on & off. The Comp 1 x 11 has some very nice...
05-08-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By MJH

Another what to buy thread

I am 69 years old with a left knee replacement and a right hip replacement. The left hip isn't a lot better. I also could lose a few pounds, too. Anyway, I currently own a Disc Trucker that I...
03-08-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,302
Posted By MJH

I'll second the love for the Ex Officios. I also...

I'll second the love for the Ex Officios. I also have tried and like the Duluth Trading Co brand. Almost identical to the Ex Officios and do get featured on sale pretty often.
12-06-17, 11:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,184
Posted By MJH

What brand is that and where can you buy it?

What brand is that and where can you buy it?
Forum: Touring
11-24-17, 08:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,382
Posted By MJH

I love my old Cannondales from the70ís/80ís. Not...

I love my old Cannondales from the70ís/80ís. Not waterproof, but the quick release setup is nice. I have both sizes for different uses.
Forum: Touring
08-26-17, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,412
Posted By MJH

Not a long distance tourer, but do cycle a lot &...

Not a long distance tourer, but do cycle a lot & have done 3-4 day trips of 120+ total miles. That all being said, the only trouble that I've bee having lately is getting my leg swung over the bike....
08-26-17, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,933
Posted By MJH

Thanks for the response, but Im good now. Just...

Thanks for the response, but Im good now. Just wondered about the red ones because I already had the handlebar bag.
Forum: Touring
08-04-17, 02:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,138
Posted By MJH

Any reviews of the Haul a Day? I didn't see any...

Any reviews of the Haul a Day? I didn't see any on the website. I'm having the same problems as the OP. This would take the place of my Disc Trucker and my Big Dummy.
07-31-17, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By MJH

I live in Edwardsville which is the county seat...

I live in Edwardsville which is the county seat of Madison County. Great trails. I almost exclusively ride these trails. Safe, fast enough for me, and just great riding.
Forum: Touring
07-20-17, 01:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,614
Posted By MJH

Really!? You don't get around much do you. ...

Really!? You don't get around much do you.

Oh, by the way, I have a disc trucker & absolutely love it. ,
07-19-17, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,521
Posted By MJH

Kind of expensive, but Walz cycling caps are...

Kind of expensive, but Walz cycling caps are pretty nice. I only have one, but it works great. I got the performance material. Planning on ordering another very soon.
03-26-17, 12:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,747
Posted By MJH

Wow. Thanks, but I'm not handy at all especially...

Wow. Thanks, but I'm not handy at all especially for all of that. Thanks for the prompt reply.
03-26-17, 09:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,747
Posted By MJH

A little off subject, but is there any way to...

A little off subject, but is there any way to mount a non disc super Tourist to a Disc Trucker? I reall like my Topeak trunk, but also like to use seperate panniers. Buying another super tourist for...
03-26-17, 08:46 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,552
Posted By MJH

Nice pictures. As an Edwardsville guy too, I...

Nice pictures. As an Edwardsville guy too, I recognize Leclaire Lake. Looks like you have some great bikes.
03-25-17, 11:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,230
Posted By MJH

Edwardsville, IL. Reasonably small, 26000 people,...

Edwardsville, IL. Reasonably small, 26000 people, with great biking trails. You'll still have winter & at least I don't cycle year round, but there are those who do. Cost of living is reasonable &...
01-15-17, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,933
Posted By MJH

Did you sell those red ones yet?

Did you sell those red ones yet?
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By MJH

Schwinn Super Le Tour

Is this frame worth buying and building up? I don't know any of the Schwinn hierarchy. It's 1020 tubing and does have Chicago on it.
Forum: Touring
10-13-16, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,708
Posted By MJH

What brand bars are those? VO says their North...

What brand bars are those? VO says their North Roads won't take bar ends. Are those just regular brake levers on that? If so, how comfortable is that for a hand hold?
Forum: Touring
10-12-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,708
Posted By MJH

I didn't ignore your post. Going out of town...

I didn't ignore your post. Going out of town for a few days, so pictures would be til next week I think it's a good idea to get some of you to look at me on my bike.
Forum: Touring
10-09-16, 08:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,708
Posted By MJH

Thanks to all. Great suggestions. I do really...

Thanks to all. Great suggestions. I do really need to lose weight & work on core strength.
My stem is short & has a good angle.
It's not an excuse really, but along with being out of shape, I'm...
Forum: Touring
10-08-16, 10:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,708
Posted By MJH

Neck pain

Had to bow out of a 3 day mini tour on the Katy. First day was 42 from Defiance to McKittrick. By the last 12 miles, I was terribly uncomfortable, especially my neck. We had battled some wind...
Forum: Touring
10-06-16, 05:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,191
Posted By MJH

Leaving tomorrow for 3 days on the Katy. Starting...

Leaving tomorrow for 3 days on the Katy. Starting in Defiance & ending in Hermann. Saturday, Hermann to Jefferson City. Then Jeff City to Columbia using that trail off of the Katy. My 2 friends...
Forum: Touring
10-06-16, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By MJH

Leaving tomorrow at 8. Gear is rolled up in...

Leaving tomorrow at 8. Gear is rolled up in space bags and then in trash bags inside the pannier. Probably overkill, but not that much trouble to do.
Thanks to everyone for the suggestions.
Forum: Touring
10-05-16, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By MJH

Duh! I hadn't thought of an extra bag inside of...

Duh! I hadn't thought of an extra bag inside of the pannier. Makes sense. Thanks.
Forum: Touring
10-05-16, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By MJH

Pannier rain cover options

Maybe asking too late. Going on a 3 day tour starting this Friday. Supposed to rain Friday.
I just purchased my Cannondale Overland Panniers and love them. Not rainproof and I'm not sure they...
09-16-16, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,568
Posted By MJH

Thanks to all who responded. I was able to get a...

Thanks to all who responded. I was able to get a grey NOS Cannondale Handlebar bag on eBay and got a matching grey set of panniers from a member here. Thanks cougrrcj. As the trip gets closer, I'll...
09-07-16, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,568
Posted By MJH

Cougrrcj, sent you a pm.

Cougrrcj, sent you a pm.
09-04-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,568
Posted By MJH

Cougrrcj, Those look great. Do you think they'll...

Cougrrcj, Those look great. Do you think they'll come clean with some work? How much?
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