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09-22-15, 08:54 AM
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Posted By bigjer2

Same here.....wore them out on my 2010 Crosstrail...

Same here.....wore them out on my 2010 Crosstrail Sport .....have over 2000 miles on them on my 2015 Crosstrail Expert.....and only the rear tire shows much wear. No flat on Expert Bike.....only a...
09-13-15, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By bigjer2

I had the same noise start suddenly on my...

I had the same noise start suddenly on my Specialized Crosstrail Expert with around 1000 miles on it. I found out that most Bike Manufacturers use low end pedals on their bikes. I just replaced the...
09-12-15, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,784
Posted By bigjer2

Good Morning , Having owned/rode a 2010...

Good Morning ,

Having owned/rode a 2010 Crosstrail Sport (A1) AND currently riding a 2015 Crosstrail Expert(M4)(2000 miles so far), I can say that the Expert just has an overall better "feel" to...
08-31-15, 01:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,394
Posted By bigjer2

Jut like Jeopardy!!!! I got it ALEX!!!! lol ...

Jut like Jeopardy!!!! I got it ALEX!!!! lol ...... Chill out one4SMOKE!!! You have to be spinning the chain to change gears anyway.....Whatever.....
08-31-15, 07:15 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,394
Posted By bigjer2

You are correct about the "Feel" of...

You are correct about the "Feel" of things......but you don't have to be a professional cyclist to know how to keep your leg cadence up by selecting a lower ratio when your legs start to slow down...
08-31-15, 07:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,394
Posted By bigjer2

So you are saying the bike rider isn't getting...

So you are saying the bike rider isn't getting "feedback" from the difficulty in pedaling, the speed of his leg cadence as related to ground speed, and more?
08-31-15, 07:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,394
Posted By bigjer2

Quote - "I'd like to see how well the so...

Quote -
"I'd like to see how well the so called "professional cyclists" and those that have "learned to ride" would do if their bike was put in a specific gear by someone other than them, then the...
08-30-15, 05:47 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,394
Posted By bigjer2

How many NASCAR drivers do you think need to have...

How many NASCAR drivers do you think need to have the gear pattern embossed on the shift knob??
08-30-15, 05:43 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,394
Posted By bigjer2

Ok.....after reading a lot of opinions.....here...

Ok.....after reading a lot of opinions.....here is mine.....like it or not...
Gear Indicators are like "Training wheels". You need them until you learn how to ride. PERIOD!!!
08-19-15, 04:52 PM
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Views: 123,291
Posted By bigjer2

Depends on many factors.....such as leg...

Depends on many factors.....such as leg length...and arm length.....maybe the Crosstrail just needs a few more adjustments?
I am 6'4" with 33 inseam......and I LOVE my XXL Crosstrail Expert!!!
07-17-15, 07:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,093
Posted By bigjer2

Good Morning!! I just want to express my...

Good Morning!!
I just want to express my opinion on the "front shock" dilemma. If the small weight increase , for added versatility , bothers anyone.....I don't think a "hybrid" bike is the right...
06-23-15, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,918
Posted By bigjer2

I don't know where you heard all this negative...

I don't know where you heard all this negative stuff....but I have over 1000 miles on my Crosstrail Expert and couldn't be happier with the entire bike...tire included. No flats.....low rolling...
06-13-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,736
Posted By bigjer2

I agree with Mattyb13.....the remote shock...

I agree with Mattyb13.....the remote shock lockout is a great feature. I have had a complete shoulder replacement, and like to keep the shock functioning...riding pavement...just to soften the...
06-13-15, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,389
Posted By bigjer2

I purchased a 2015 Specialized Crosstrail Expert...

I purchased a 2015 Specialized Crosstrail Expert last September.....when Specialized lowered the price to $1500 on the top model of this bike. The M4 frame, xt shifters, Hydraulic disc brakes, remote...
11-25-14, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,239
Posted By bigjer2

My 2015 Crosstrail Expert Disc has SR Suntour NCX...

My 2015 Crosstrail Expert Disc has SR Suntour NCX fork w/ remote lockout, Multi-Circuit Damping, and 50mm of travel. The left side of the fork has a plastic cap which pops off.....revealing an Allen...
11-11-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,780
Posted By bigjer2

I feel it's all dependent on terrain and personal...

I feel it's all dependent on terrain and personal factors. Ask yourself what you want to get out of riding? Do you feel you are getting a good workout after each ride? I am a 65 yr old, just got...
10-19-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By bigjer2

Speaking from my personal experience, The...

Speaking from my personal experience, The Specialized Crosstrail will fit the bill and more!!! I am on my 2nd one, only because I wanted to upgrade to disc brakes. The first one was a 2010 Crosstrail...
10-14-14, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,367
Posted By bigjer2

Sucks huh?.... I have been riding the 2015...

Sucks huh?....
I have been riding the 2015 Crosstrail Expert for 6 weeks now,,,,that thief may have done you a favor!!! lol...j/k..
U R GONNA LOVE the 2015 Expert!!!
09-02-14, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,317
Posted By bigjer2

Amazon.com : SKS Shockboard Front Bicycle Fender...

Amazon.com : SKS Shockboard Front Bicycle Fender (Black) : Bike Fenders : Sports & Outdoors (http://www.amazon.com/Shockboard-Front-Bicycle-Fender-Black/dp/B000KB2DJU)

I have used these for...
08-19-14, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,027
Posted By bigjer2

Not likely, since I have V brakes not disk...

Not likely, since I have V brakes not disk brakes. My rim has a machined surface for the pad contact, and the "v" shape is the area where the spokes attach. (not a sharp "v", just not flat)
08-18-14, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,027
Posted By bigjer2

interesting.....my 2010 crosstrail sport has the...

interesting.....my 2010 crosstrail sport has the v shaped rims also....
08-16-14, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,027
Posted By bigjer2

I am not sure where the info came from that any...

I am not sure where the info came from that any crosstrail comes with composite wheels.....but all models are listed as "alloy" wheels.
08-16-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By bigjer2

Specialized frames are guaranteed for...

Specialized frames are guaranteed for life.....not sure if that transfers to second owner
08-16-14, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,027
Posted By bigjer2

Hi, I have been riding a 2009 crosstrail sport...

Hi,
I have been riding a 2009 crosstrail sport for 4 years (3000+ miles) and ABSOLUTLY LOVE it. As a matter of fact, I am about to order a 2015 Crostrail Expert Disc as an upgrade to disc brakes and...
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