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06-19-19, 04:52 PM
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Posted By ps249

I have since sold my RX composite years ago. I am...

I have since sold my RX composite years ago. I am now riding the 2019 Specialized Sirrus elite carbon. Way much better than the Giant RX.
05-08-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,138
Posted By ps249

I have been riding both off and on for the past...

I have been riding both off and on for the past 13 years. My main MTB of choice is a hardtail and with those I enjoyed the comfort with the front suspension and the thicker tires. You can take any...
04-17-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By ps249

Don't be so depressive. By the time that happens...

Don't be so depressive. By the time that happens the bike will be sold.
04-15-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,509
Posted By ps249

Yes I would. I was actually looking at the Giant...

Yes I would. I was actually looking at the Giant toughroad SLR which comes with 50 mm tires. But I ended up deciding on the Specialized Sirrus fitness bike with 30 MM tyres
04-15-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By ps249

Nice to hear differing opinions on this. I...

Nice to hear differing opinions on this. I personally do not mind it , but it was a different experience when I first rode it. YMMV as they say..
04-15-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By ps249

Loud freewheel clicking on Sirrus

I recently purchased the 2019 Sirris elite carbon and noticed the freewheel has a loud clicking noise when coasting (louder than any bike I have owned). Does everyone like the louder click? What are...
02-26-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By ps249

With a fitness bike, I ride 80% rail trails and...

With a fitness bike, I ride 80% rail trails and 20% around town. I typically ride 20 miles when I hit the rail trails. I pack my bike on the back of my car and travel as far as 40 miles to go...
02-26-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 2,150,760
Posted By ps249

What model/year is this? Looks sweet!

What model/year is this? Looks sweet!
02-22-19, 09:10 AM
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Views: 2,150,760
Posted By ps249

Thanks for the link. I have been away from the...

Thanks for the link. I have been away from the hybrid forum. I was riding hardtail mountain bikes the past few years. I sold my carbon hardtail and it almost paid for the new Sirrus.
02-21-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 2,150,760
Posted By ps249

I noticed that one awhile back but sure wish I...

I noticed that one awhile back but sure wish I could test ride one. How do you like the Canyon compared to your Giant Fastroad? I remember you 6 years ago when we both had the Giant Escape RX.
02-20-19, 11:24 PM
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Views: 201,396
Posted By ps249

Awesome bike! Looks like the Batmobile of...

Awesome bike! Looks like the Batmobile of bicycles!
02-20-19, 10:56 PM
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Posted By ps249

I didnt weigh it yet but its around 23-24 lbs....

I didnt weigh it yet but its around 23-24 lbs. Mine is size large
02-20-19, 10:19 PM
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Posted By ps249

I was looking a t the sirrus elite alloy that...

I was looking a t the sirrus elite alloy that bike is listed at $1,200. The elite carbon is only $200 more with the same components. It was a no brainer for me. The elite carbon is one of the best...
02-20-19, 10:14 AM
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Views: 2,150,760
Posted By ps249

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Picked up my 2019 Specialized Sirrus elite carbon yesterday. I'm in Michigan so...
02-20-19, 01:14 AM
Replies: 813
Views: 200,716
Posted By ps249

[QUOTE=ColonelSanders;20803440]Wowza. :love: ...

[QUOTE=ColonelSanders;20803440]Wowza. :love:


That colour looks much better in the flesh than how Specialized has it appearing on their own website.


You look set for a lot of fun times...
02-20-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 813
Views: 200,716
Posted By ps249

Sirrus Elite Carbon arrived today. this bike is...

Sirrus Elite Carbon arrived today. this bike is so beautiful my girlfriend is going to be jelous. I can see the metallic flakes in the teal blue paint. I am coming from the hardtail mountain bike...
02-18-19, 11:54 PM
Replies: 813
Views: 200,716
Posted By ps249

I got the 2019 elite Carbon. Mine does not come...

I got the 2019 elite Carbon. Mine does not come with the future shock feature
02-14-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 813
Views: 200,716
Posted By ps249

Ready to order my first Sirrus

Hello I am not new to this forum but new to Sirrus bikes. I just sold my hardtail mountain bike and want to put the money towards a Specialized Sirrus elite carbon (2019 model). I will get it in teal...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-18, 02:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,615
Posted By ps249

LOL I cant beleive what I just read!

LOL I cant beleive what I just read!
12-01-17, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,719
Posted By ps249

Nothing wrong with either. Get the cheaper bike.

Nothing wrong with either. Get the cheaper bike.
09-25-17, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,407
Posted By ps249

Thanks coominya- good review, just what I wanted...

Thanks coominya- good review, just what I wanted to hear. I can see this bike on my horizon in the future!
09-24-17, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,407
Posted By ps249

How do you like your toughroad? Can you give a a...

How do you like your toughroad? Can you give a a short review? Likes and dislikes? This bike seems to be very popular in Australia.
09-24-17, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,407
Posted By ps249

Yea I always grease the rails on my saddle. Last...

Yea I always grease the rails on my saddle. Last 2 bikes had a creaking sound.
09-14-17, 12:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,229
Posted By ps249

Thanks! Giant makes so many different types of...

Thanks! Giant makes so many different types of bikes Im just looking into the future to see what ride I am looking for next.
09-09-17, 11:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,173
Posted By ps249

https://www.amazon.com/NiteRider-Lumina-750-Bike-L...

https://www.amazon.com/NiteRider-Lumina-750-Bike-Light/dp/B00O8FP4GI I ride with the NR Lumina. It throws about a 75 foot beam good for 1.5 hours on the highest setting. It is equivalent to a 1 car...
09-07-17, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,229
Posted By ps249

Giant Fastroad Comax

Does anyone own one of these? If so, could you give me your take? Appreciated!
09-04-17, 10:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,485
Posted By ps249

Buy whatever floats your boat. Its all in the...

Buy whatever floats your boat. Its all in the rider, not the bike.
09-01-17, 06:50 PM
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Views: 200,716
Posted By ps249

I sold the Escape a few years ago. It was fun at...

I sold the Escape a few years ago. It was fun at first then I realized the geometry was not for me. The Sirrus felt more like a road bike. The escape was grueling to ride after an hour- I always...
09-01-17, 02:20 PM
Replies: 813
Views: 200,716
Posted By ps249

Test rode a 2017 specialized sirrus comp carbon

My first time test riding a Sirrus and I was totally blown away! Perfect geometry, very light and quick. I could ride on that bike for 2-3 hours straight. The flat grips work excellent with my...
08-06-17, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,243
Posted By ps249

Specialized sirrus for rail trails

I am looking very hard at the Specialized Sirrus hybrid. I am looking for a new ride strictly for rail trails. All trails around me are flat and paved (asphalt). Anyone have any experience on rail...
06-12-15, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,095
Posted By ps249

I felt the same as you when I got my first all...

I felt the same as you when I got my first all carbon bike. There is definitely a difference for the better in these bikes.
05-01-15, 08:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,898
Posted By ps249

I quit using kick stands years ago. One instance...

I quit using kick stands years ago. One instance I hit a pot hole and the stand went in the down position and started scraping the cement. Another time I was pedaling on a good run when my foot...
04-12-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,674
Posted By ps249

Get your self a good floor pump for around $55...

Get your self a good floor pump for around $55 that has a nozzle that is interchangeable between Schrader and presta vlaves. I find the higher end pumps better than the $15 pumps at Wlamart- those...
04-12-15, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 444,298
Posted By ps249

I did my first ride of the season today (4-12-15)...

I did my first ride of the season today (4-12-15) at the Saginaw Valley Rail trail in Michigan. It was so good to get out again since last OCtober.
03-30-15, 11:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 607
Posted By ps249

Gearing up for 2015

Spring is here. Michigan is thawed now Im just waiting for 60 degree weather which should be here soon. I have not ridden since the end of October 2014 and needless to say I am getting antsy to ride...
03-29-15, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,913
Posted By ps249

Nice bike. Giant makes some good rides- they are...

Nice bike. Giant makes some good rides- they are about all I look at anymore. I was a mountain biker for 16 years before I switched to hybrids. I like the hybrids a tad better for their lightness and...
03-08-15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,408
Posted By ps249

I say go for the carbon. I have the same bike in...

I say go for the carbon. I have the same bike in medium. The small will fit you just right. The bike is so light it feels like your flying at faster speeds. I was only able to put 500 miles on mine...
02-02-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By ps249

I would check out the Roam- it has 2 more gears ...

I would check out the Roam- it has 2 more gears 11 x 36 - 11 speed and the price is $815
compared to the Anyroad2 which has a cassette 11 x 32 9 speed at $1025
The material is the same on both...
12-27-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,621
Posted By ps249

I been running mine also around 100 psi. Some...

I been running mine also around 100 psi. Some people say 80 is more than enough.
12-27-14, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,621
Posted By ps249

What tire pressure do you use on hybrids?

I am asking about the thinner tires such as 700 x 28.......
09-27-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,253
Posted By ps249

This bike is so awesome I just had to repost my...

This bike is so awesome I just had to repost my fave pic of my bike
09-27-14, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,253
Posted By ps249

I guess I will be a little more wary with my...

I guess I will be a little more wary with my carbon frame. I don't ride as much as you- I'm pretty much a weekend warrior. I am still liking my RX carbon as much as the day I bought it. One of the...
09-02-14, 12:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,806
Posted By ps249

Im in Michigan. My season normally starts the...

Im in Michigan. My season normally starts the first or second week in April and goes till first of November...only 6 months of riding a year for me.
08-05-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,867
Posted By ps249

I was actually looking at getting a road bike...

I was actually looking at getting a road bike last fall. I was looking at the 2014 Giant Defy until the LBS salesman said he had a Giant Escape RX carbon unstairs still in the box. I did some...
07-24-14, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 908
Posted By ps249

Its me too. Could be a stronger than you think...

Its me too. Could be a stronger than you think wind or perhaps something you ate the night before. Those rides tend to be shorter for me.
07-24-14, 11:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,410
Posted By ps249

I like the sleek looks of these new machines....

I like the sleek looks of these new machines. Bicycles are becoming more aerodynamic. The neat thing with carbon is you can pretty much make up any frame shape.
07-23-14, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,410
Posted By ps249

Giant also announced the Fastroad Comax 2: ...

Giant also announced the Fastroad Comax 2: FastRoad CoMax 2 (2015) | Giant Bicycles | United States (http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-us/bikes/model/fastroad.comax.2/18734/76128/#specifications)...
07-23-14, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,340
Posted By ps249

Here is the link to Specialized Sirrus Expert...

Here is the link to Specialized Sirrus Expert carbon disc: Specialized Bicycle Components (http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/fitness/sirrus/sirrus-expert-disc)

These bikes are very similar...
07-22-14, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,340
Posted By ps249

I like my 2014 Escape carbon much better than...

I like my 2014 Escape carbon much better than this model. The 2015 offers disc brakes and shim 105 and jacked up the price to $1,750.
07-17-14, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,688
Posted By ps249

Get a decent bike pump (stay away from the...

Get a decent bike pump (stay away from the department store brands), a bike rack for your car to transport your bike, chain lube and cleaning supplies and a good allen wrench set.
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