Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: wyd
Showing results 1 to 50 of 51
Search took 0.01 seconds.
10-22-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 60,631
Posted By wyd

So today while it is raining out and no riding...

So today while it is raining out and no riding for me today I decided to take my suspension seat post apart and see how well it was greased and to see what was inside it. First I took my 8mm hex and...
10-21-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 60,631
Posted By wyd

I just measured my Rolls handlebars and they're...

I just measured my Rolls handlebars and they're 685 millimeters wide which is like my stock Crosstrail bars. I did switch them to 700mm wide bars and liked them. The stock bars on my my brothers...
10-21-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 60,631
Posted By wyd

It won't shoot out. You could run that screw...

It won't shoot out. You could run that screw flush with the bottom of the seat post and it still wouldn't pop off. I just got my calipers out and measured how far down my nut is down the tube and a...
10-21-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 60,631
Posted By wyd

Mine was pretty stiff when I first got it but...

Mine was pretty stiff when I first got it but keep turning out the screw in your seat post. Once you get some sag into it you will like it a lot more. I just did another 15 miles on my new Roll so...
10-20-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 60,631
Posted By wyd

No problem. One day this week I'm actually going...

No problem. One day this week I'm actually going to take mine apart and see how good it's lubed up and see what's all in it. Should be a spring and a rubber elastomer and the two work together. I...
10-20-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 60,631
Posted By wyd

For the suspension seat post if you didn't...

For the suspension seat post if you didn't already know you can pull your seat out and on the bottom of the post you can adjust the tension more or less with an 8mm hex. What I did to get the...
10-19-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By wyd

The scenery is outstanding in that area. My...

The scenery is outstanding in that area. My uncle has a cabin in that area in Germania and the rail trail isn't too far away. My other uncles cabin is right off route 6 outside of Wellsboro and as...
10-19-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 60,631
Posted By wyd

My new Roll Elite came in on Friday like my...

My new Roll Elite came in on Friday like my dealer said it would and they had it ready for pickup by 2pm. When I finally made it to the shop and I walked in and saw the bike I was like wow that's...
10-14-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 60,631
Posted By wyd

Going to be joining the Roll scene. I been riding...

Going to be joining the Roll scene. I been riding my Specialized Crosstrail and really like it but after riding a Roll I really like the upright seating as it's just so much more comfortable and easy...
10-07-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 221,583
Posted By wyd

Put some new Continental Ride Tours on my...

Put some new Continental Ride Tours on my Specialized Crosstrail. Just wanted something different than the stock tires (nothing wrong with them) but just wanted different. I use to ride Continental...
10-06-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 60,631
Posted By wyd

Should be a lot of fun to ride. Really a neat...

Should be a lot of fun to ride. Really a neat looking bike for sure.
09-23-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3,955
Views: 469,753
Posted By wyd

Did a 25 mile ride in Jim Thorpe at the Lehigh...

Did a 25 mile ride in Jim Thorpe at the Lehigh Gorge Rail Trail with a few buddies. Just one of the many great sites along the ride.
https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/a3/70/tCdepiyd_t.jpg...
09-23-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 171,997
Posted By wyd

Had my CrossTrail on a really rail trail setup in...

Had my CrossTrail on a really rail trail setup in Jim Thorpe Pa this weekend with a few friends. We did the 25 mile ride along the Lehigh Gorge. Really a nice groomed cinder rail trail. Was really...
09-16-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 32,673
Posted By wyd

https://i.imgur.com/Zzv35Fr.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Zzv35Fr.jpg
09-11-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 221,583
Posted By wyd

Here are the handlebars I have on. I just...

Here are the handlebars I have on. I just ordered a second one to install to my brothers bike. Really like these bars along with the new grip setup. The handlebar is 20mm longer than the stock...
09-11-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 221,583
Posted By wyd

I added new handlebars so I don't have to lean as...

I added new handlebars so I don't have to lean as much, new Ergon GP4 grips (Wow I really like this new grip setup) and new top tube cell phone holder. https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/1c/c0/s6PmFB5i_t.jpg...
09-05-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,422
Posted By wyd

Just go with what works for you. What worked for...

Just go with what works for you. What worked for me was a more comfortable seat. The seat took care of any issues I was having with comfort. The new seat was much cheaper that riding shorts and was...
09-03-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 171,997
Posted By wyd

Just ordered some new handlebars to try out and a...

Just ordered some new handlebars to try out and a new top tube phone holder. Can't wait to everything is here this week and I can put the new stuff on and try it all out. Just added a new Serfas...
09-03-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 928
Views: 248,440
Posted By wyd

mscenic your CompX is just awesome looking. It...

mscenic your CompX is just awesome looking. It looks super fast and bad ass just sitting there doing nothing.:)
09-02-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,511
Views: 505,642
Posted By wyd

https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/f7/c0/keK2qGHF_t.jpg...

https://thumbs2.imgbox.com/f7/c0/keK2qGHF_t.jpg (http://imgbox.com/keK2qGHF)
08-23-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,815
Posted By wyd

I don't need clipless pedals for my type of...

I don't need clipless pedals for my type of riding but that's what I thought was so cool with the Shiman M324 pedals I went with is now I have the best of both worlds. I can either ride clipped in...
08-21-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,949
Posted By wyd

I bought my wife a 7d last year. When she has...

I bought my wife a 7d last year. When she has time and isn't sick she enjoys riding it as it's very comfortable and enough gears to making riding the Rail Trails and surrounding areas fun.
Forum: Introductions
08-21-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By wyd

Welcome. I live around the Hershey Pa area and...

Welcome. I live around the Hershey Pa area and got a new bike and been just starting to hit some local Rails To Trails places. Been riding the one along the Susquehanna River. I start from the...
08-21-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,672
Posted By wyd

Thumbs up Great looking bike. Your going to have lots of...

Great looking bike. Your going to have lots of fun riding it I'm sure.
08-21-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 221,583
Posted By wyd

I added some carbon fiber vinyl wrap on my bike...

I added some carbon fiber vinyl wrap on my bike to hide some small scratches. Turned out surprising well and looks like my bike came that way from the factory. Much happier to see carbon vs...
08-21-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,815
Posted By wyd

Thumbs up I just did a few miles the other night with my...

I just did a few miles the other night with my new Shimano M324 clipless pedals and I also used the SH56 cleats. Amazing how easily I was able to unclip from the pedals. Can't wait to do a longer...
08-21-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 171,997
Posted By wyd

A few pics from my last ride with my Crosstrail....

A few pics from my last ride with my Crosstrail. https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1240x698/specialized1_42102cf6d493c69e663666e538f1416a67e6a6c2.jpg
This isn't when my bike fell...
08-20-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 171,997
Posted By wyd

Sometimes it's not how much something costs but...

Sometimes it's not how much something costs but who it's from knowing how hard they worked to get it for you that makes you really appreciate the item they got for you. Very cool to hear that story...
08-20-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 171,997
Posted By wyd

My buddy told me of a place nearby that I can...

My buddy told me of a place nearby that I can take my bike into they have a setup they can somehow scan the paint and the computer will tell them how much of each color needed to match my color so I...
08-19-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,428
Posted By wyd

I just bought a Specialized Crosstrail like the...

I just bought a Specialized Crosstrail like the one you mentioned and been riding for 2 weeks now. So far I have about 35 miles on it and really enjoy riding it. Only change I made for it to really...
08-19-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By wyd

Welcome aboard. Tons of great information and...

Welcome aboard. Tons of great information and people here to help you put.
08-19-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 171,997
Posted By wyd

So Specialized emailed me back about getting some...

So Specialized emailed me back about getting some touching up paint and well to say the least it was a not go from them and no paint chip code so I could get a little bit made to fix up those little...
08-19-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 221,583
Posted By wyd

Thanks. Looks I will have to look into getting...

Thanks. Looks I will have to look into getting some of those in the new future.
08-18-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 221,583
Posted By wyd

How do you like the new Ergon grip setup? I like...

How do you like the new Ergon grip setup? I like the bar ends that are with those grips. Looks like a really comfortable setup.
08-17-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 171,997
Posted By wyd

So I got to go out for a 15 mile ride today with...

So I got to go out for a 15 mile ride today with 2 of my friends. Had a great time up until we made a stop and I had my bike propped up since they don't have kick stands and well it fell over and I...
08-17-19, 01:57 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 171,997
Posted By wyd

I'm about 3 hours from Pine Creek Rail Trail. I'm...

I'm about 3 hours from Pine Creek Rail Trail. I'm about 5 minutes from Hershey Park. It actually runs by a cabin my aunt and uncle use to have off Route 6 and the trail is about 50 yards thru the...
08-16-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7,455
Views: 2,216,170
Posted By wyd

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/920x518/specialized_64b472a26eec56118e4a795aeb11e536a6a0c386.jpg
My new 2019 Specialized Crosstrail. Had it a little over a week now. This...
08-15-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 171,997
Posted By wyd

Was wanting to take a little night ride tonight...

Was wanting to take a little night ride tonight but mother nature is telling me you might not want to do that. The lightning is flashing and the thunder is cracking so no short night ride tonight. ...
08-13-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 221,583
Posted By wyd

My local shop is going to put on my new...

My local shop is going to put on my new adjustable stem today on my Specialized Crosstrail. I did add small bag under the seat as well.
08-13-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,968
Posted By wyd

Just went riding with a friend of mine who has a...

Just went riding with a friend of mine who has a Quick CX but not sure exactly which model it is but thinking it's the CX 4 version. He really enjoys riding it.
08-13-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 171,997
Posted By wyd

Here's my new Crosstrail. Going to get an...

Here's my new Crosstrail. Going to get an adjustable stem for it but otherwise at this time don't plan any real changes other than seat to something in the gel kind from Serfas. Really happy with the...
08-12-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 60,631
Posted By wyd

When I was looking for a new bike I really looked...

When I was looking for a new bike I really looked into the Roll line of bikes. I was very close to getting one but then at that time I wasn't riding my bike much so didn't pull the trigger. I did...
08-12-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,611
Posted By wyd

When I had my comfort bike I would average around...

When I had my comfort bike I would average around 8 to 10 mph on my rides which where around 10 miles or just a little longer. I just took out my new Specialized Crosstrail on Sunday and did 15...
08-12-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 171,997
Posted By wyd

Thanks. As soon as I get enough posts (need 10...

Thanks. As soon as I get enough posts (need 10 to post pics) I will get a picture of my bike. I did get to take it out with a friend on Sunday on a local Rails to Trails about 25 minutes from my...
08-12-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 24,674
Views: 2,334,612
Posted By wyd

Did 15 miles on my new Specialized Crosstrail at...

Did 15 miles on my new Specialized Crosstrail at a local Rails to Trails in my area. Had a great time and my new bike felt better than expected on that distance as I'm use to riding a Specialized...
08-11-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,620
Posted By wyd

I have a bad back from getting hit years ago on...

I have a bad back from getting hit years ago on my motorcycle so when I was looking for my first bike to start back riding I ended up with the Specialized Expedition Sport. I bought that in 2013 and...
08-11-19, 02:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,306
Posted By wyd

I know for me I'm not too much of a fan of most...

I know for me I'm not too much of a fan of most standard seats that come with your bike. I didn't like my seat on my Specialized Expedition Sport comfort bike so after some research I ended up going...
08-11-19, 01:56 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,211
Posted By wyd

Been reading this thread and it's pretty much the...

Been reading this thread and it's pretty much the same answer as when people ask if you where your PFD while in your kayak. Seems almost everyone wears a helmet when riding bikes nowadays. Times...
08-11-19, 01:18 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 171,997
Posted By wyd

Just picked up my new Crosstrail today. Can't...

Just picked up my new Crosstrail today. Can't wait to take it out Sunday for my first ride on the local Rails to Trails with a few friends. I was riding a 2012 Specialized Expedition Sport which...
Forum: Introductions
05-20-13, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By wyd

The Gap Riding areas

I know lots of people ride around the Gap but it is mainly road bikes I see. I did ride mountain bikes but never checked the area right at The Gap. Lots of people go the Mt Gretna to ride mountain...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 51
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.