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03-31-19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 85
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Posted By Korax

Thanks ! The bag is waterproof which is important...

Thanks ! The bag is waterproof which is important for my purposes. Both the rack and bag are Axiom products.
03-30-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 38,351
Posted By Korax

My Roll Enjoying the View

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10-29-18, 08:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 38,351
Posted By Korax

Coyboy, It's an Axiom Journey. I like it because...

Coyboy, It's an Axiom Journey. I like it because of the long bars parallel to the ground. Lets me attach grocery panniers etc and keeps em far away from my feet. It's very solid and you can get it...
10-24-18, 01:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 38,351
Posted By Korax

I have a B17 on my road bike and have tried it on...

I have a B17 on my road bike and have tried it on more upright bikes like the Roll. Definitely not the right combo for me at least. The B67 is made for more upright riding and its shape and width are...
10-22-18, 01:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 38,351
Posted By Korax

Itís a Brooks B67! Originally from another bike.

Itís a Brooks B67! Originally from another bike.
10-20-18, 09:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 38,351
Posted By Korax

My Roll at the ocean

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10-14-18, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By Korax

Thats a great looking Roll you have there

Thats a great looking Roll you have there
10-14-18, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By Korax

Breezer Doppler...

Breezer Doppler Cafehttps://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x800/1993e35a_87f5_48bf_bf5c_c9d5cedbb3be_61ee77ff6b3436d0cf94a6e508b91a634720b0e0.jpeg
10-11-18, 06:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 38,351
Posted By Korax

My experience is standing on the Roll is easy and...

My experience is standing on the Roll is easy and fun especially with long bar ends like the ergon gp5.
09-21-18, 07:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,475
Posted By Korax

Looks somwhat similar to the Breezer Radar Cafe...

Looks somwhat similar to the Breezer Radar Cafe and Doppler Cafe which have been around for awhile. The Doppler comes with classic diamond style frame, stainless fenders and north road type bars....
08-12-18, 04:10 PM
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Views: 1,210,436
Posted By Korax

Hanalei Bay

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Cloudy day but nice ride to Hanalei Bay on my 95...
06-17-18, 12:51 PM
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Views: 445,622
Posted By Korax

Hanalei Bay Overlook

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Princeville Hanalei Bay Overlook
03-11-18, 08:40 PM
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Views: 445,622
Posted By Korax

Sliver Falls Ranch, Kauai Hawaii

Sliver Falls Ranch, Kauai Hawaii
03-04-18, 02:32 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,957
Posted By Korax

My Roll overlooking Hanalei Bay in Kauai. Recent...

My Roll overlooking Hanalei Bay in Kauai. Recent upgrades include Ritchey adjustable stem.
12-01-17, 03:46 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,957
Posted By Korax

Roll Your Own video from Spec

https://youtu.be/GMLXKboh6ow
11-13-17, 12:07 AM
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Views: 2,153,193
Posted By Korax

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4538/38412622561_6c...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4538/38412622561_6cfd4869fb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21woJpT)

Muddy conditions lately.
09-23-17, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By Korax

Different here. I've been riding for 40 years. I...

Different here. I've been riding for 40 years. I have a Sirrus, a vintage Trek road bike and a Roll. For me, I really dont see much of a difference when climbing hills - the Roll is geared low and...
09-06-17, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,153,193
Posted By Korax

Here's a comprehensive investigation of this...

Here's a comprehensive investigation of this matter:

https://janheine.wordpress.com/2014/01/01/tires-how-wide-is-too-wide/
07-17-17, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By Korax

For me, the most comfy seat for my upright bike...

For me, the most comfy seat for my upright bike has been a Brooks B67. Pricey and takes a few weeks to break in.
05-16-17, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 202,415
Posted By Korax

Thanks! The bike is super comfy and the Brooks...

Thanks! The bike is super comfy and the Brooks saddle and wide grippy pedals make it more so!
05-14-17, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 202,415
Posted By Korax

Added Brooks B67 saddle and Shimano MX80 pedals....

Added Brooks B67 saddle and Shimano MX80 pedals. Reflective tires are next.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/12447784/rollbrooks.jpg
04-26-17, 11:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 38,351
Posted By Korax

Roll City called top road bike by Bicycling mag ...

Roll City called top road bike by Bicycling mag
2017 Road Bike Editors? Choice Winners : Specialized Roll City | Bicycling...
04-16-17, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Korax

Check out the spec Crossroads Elite. Upright with...

Check out the spec Crossroads Elite. Upright with carbon fork!
03-29-17, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,258
Posted By Korax

The company's marketing dept. Spec for instance...

The company's marketing dept. Spec for instance classifies all rigid fork flat bar bikes from the carbon Sirrus to the basic Roll in this category. And the Crosstrail is in there too.
03-15-17, 10:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,751
Posted By Korax

Axiom Journey rack and Axiom Randonnee...

Axiom Journey rack and Axiom Randonnee (waterproof!) on both my hybrids. Rack is good looking, affordable and strong with long bar parallel to ground which allows easy pannier attachment. A...
03-11-17, 02:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 38,351
Posted By Korax

I've done basic off roading with it (easy trails,...

I've done basic off roading with it (easy trails, nothing challenging). In my opinion it's very suitable for all kinds of roads and very very comfy (it's not super fast except going downhill!) It's...
12-19-16, 07:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,063
Posted By Korax

Rivendell Clementine

Rivendell Clementine
09-14-16, 11:38 AM
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Views: 1,002
Posted By Korax

Try a nice set of northroad bars like the Soma...

Try a nice set of northroad bars like the Soma Oxford along with maybe another stem.
09-11-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,528
Posted By Korax

Just a side note - Trek redesigned the Verve for...

Just a side note - Trek redesigned the Verve for 2017 - removed the suspension fork, so its very similar to Crossroads now. Spesh did the same with the CR a couple years ago. Also looks like S...
09-05-16, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,528
Posted By Korax

Nope im not very strong and yes its surpising....

Nope im not very strong and yes its surpising. (It is geared on the low side and i have ergon bar end grips so that helps) On paper and on looks the bike shouldnt perform the way it does, but Ive...
09-05-16, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,528
Posted By Korax

The Roll climbs hills very well, thank you. :)...

The Roll climbs hills very well, thank you. :) And I've owned roadbikes and traditional hybrids along with the Roll. And despite its looks it can be a fast bike, especially if you pump up the tires...
09-03-16, 01:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,528
Posted By Korax

Check the Roll thread here: ...

Check the Roll thread here:

http://www.bikeforums.net/hybrid-bicycles/1036165-specialized-roll-comp-elite.html

There's also a good roll thread at mtbr
08-16-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,992
Posted By Korax

Flip flops. No socks. Cargo shorts and a tee....

Flip flops. No socks. Cargo shorts and a tee. Without exception. But then, I'm in Hawaii.
07-26-16, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,017
Posted By Korax

Check out the Roll ...

Check out the Roll
https://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/fitness/roll?gclid=CIrf4cy4kc4CFUFahgod_kkHAQ

2.3" Tires. Upright riding position. Check the Roll thread on this forum too.
07-16-16, 01:38 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,957
Posted By Korax

Thanks HLW.. I run the b17 on my roadbike and the...

Thanks HLW.. I run the b17 on my roadbike and the b67 on my sirrus which...I .have soma oxford bars on! I prefer the 67 for bikes with a more upright position. Only drawback on the brooks is ya gotta...
07-13-16, 08:29 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,957
Posted By Korax

HLW, Love what you've done there. I saw on the...

HLW, Love what you've done there. I saw on the mbtr forum that you considered the Riv Clem. I thought I was the only one in the world considering that mod and getting a Roll instead. Of course it...
06-29-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,957
Posted By Korax

Got the rack (Axiom Journey). Color is a little...

Got the rack (Axiom Journey). Color is a little off in the last pic.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/12447784/grocery.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/12447784/trunkbag.jpg
...
06-25-16, 02:54 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,957
Posted By Korax

Thanks. yep those are Specialized fenders made...

Thanks. yep those are Specialized fenders made specifically for the Roll. I wish the back fender went a little bit longer at the rear for a bit more protection.
06-23-16, 06:03 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,957
Posted By Korax

Posted another photo here: ...

Posted another photo here:

http://www.bikeforums.net/hybrid-bicycles/573248-post-pictures-your-hybrid-258.html
06-23-16, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,153,193
Posted By Korax

But is it a hybrid?

Specialized Roll Sport Low Entry. Cruiser? Hybrid? Comfort Bike? Heavy Duty City Bike?

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/12447784/rollocean.jpg
06-22-16, 05:09 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,957
Posted By Korax

Just some quick pics of my Roll Sport Low Entry....

Just some quick pics of my Roll Sport Low Entry. Just added the fenders and Ergon grips.Rack is next.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/12447784/nxt.jpg
...
06-11-16, 11:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,846
Posted By Korax

Another Shimano Saint user. Large comfy built...

Another Shimano Saint user. Large comfy built like a tank and pretty good looking.
06-08-16, 12:32 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,957
Posted By Korax

In my opinion, shocks are really not necessary...

In my opinion, shocks are really not necessary and can be nothing but a weight burden for everyday riding like the kind you'll probably be doing and the competing upright "comfort bikes" in the...
06-05-16, 01:09 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,957
Posted By Korax

Pics coming...getting the custom Roll fenders...

Pics coming...getting the custom Roll fenders and maybe a rack next week. It's surprisingly quick, love the upright position and comfy ride. I put a set of ergon gp5 grips with bar ends on it -...
06-03-16, 06:47 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,957
Posted By Korax

I bought the step thru version today! Niiice :)

I bought the step thru version today! Niiice :)
06-02-16, 12:29 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,957
Posted By Korax

Has anyone ridden the both the roll and the...

Has anyone ridden the both the roll and the expedition? Thoughts?
01-02-16, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,153,193
Posted By Korax

Latest iteration of my semi-retro Sirrus. Recent...

Latest iteration of my semi-retro Sirrus. Recent changes include Shimano MX80 platform pedals, Velo Orange seat post, Axiom Journey rack....
Replies: 21
Views: 5,682
Posted By Korax

Enjoy! I'm the orig owner of a 95 2120 (with a...

Enjoy! I'm the orig owner of a 95 2120 (with a 2300 frame) and just rode it today. Still loving it after 20 yrs.
...
09-10-14, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2,359
Views: 445,918
Posted By Korax

My 95 Trek Carbon/Alum and my Sirrus with Soma...

My 95 Trek Carbon/Alum and my Sirrus with Soma Oxford bars
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/12447784/95treksl-m.jpghttps://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/12447784/bike-pier-314-s.jpg
05-11-14, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By Korax

Before switching my flat bars to north road bars,...

Before switching my flat bars to north road bars, (which I find much more comfortable for the kind of riding I do) I used Ergon gp5's. They were great - rock solid, very comfy.
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