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05-07-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,995
Posted By wyd

Sounds like you made the right choice. From...

Sounds like you made the right choice. From reading a lot of posts I learned 2 things. #1 if your bike isn't comfortable you won't ride it and #2 if you don't like the looks you won't ride it. I...
04-29-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 256,767
Posted By wyd

Haven't done too much to my bike over the winter...

Haven't done too much to my bike over the winter but here in the last two days I added a new CatEye Padrone Digital wireless computer along with a new Crane Creek 2020 version Thudbuster G4...
04-29-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By wyd

I just put a new Crane Creek Thudbuster on my...

I just put a new Crane Creek Thudbuster on my Specialized Roll. You can dial it in for your weight range. I'm right around 124 kilos and have the optional extra firm elastomer in mine but the seat...
04-04-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,694
Posted By wyd

My Specialized Roll. I really enjoy riding a lot...

My Specialized Roll. I really enjoy riding a lot since I bought my Roll.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1006x566/roll2_ced8d8f143a240c362a530e0d4fe32ec55eb1f78.jpg
04-04-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,783
Posted By wyd

The geometry thing must be a person to person...

The geometry thing must be a person to person issue because every ride I take on my Roll is 15 to 30 miles and other than my rear end a little sore I never have any issues with knees, back or neck...
04-04-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3,972
Views: 515,009
Posted By wyd

Alzerbster really fortunate to have many rail...

Alzerbster really fortunate to have many rail trails around the Harrisburg PA area and just lots of areas that are within an hour or two to take the bikes to and ride. Not everyone is so lucky to...
03-03-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,969
Posted By wyd

kirby999 great looking Roll. The Brooks saddle...

kirby999 great looking Roll. The Brooks saddle is a nice touch as the color looks great on your black bike.
02-12-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7,563
Views: 2,344,936
Posted By wyd

Here's a picture of my 2018 Elite Roll and then...

Here's a picture of my 2018 Elite Roll and then my buddy rode it and like it so much he was able to find a 2018 Elite Roll but in a medium size so now we have twin Rolls. Funny we even have the...
02-12-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,969
Posted By wyd

I'm surprised that The Roll hurts your knees when...

I'm surprised that The Roll hurts your knees when you ride. Do you have a lot of hills in your area? Cool that you moved the seat forward and that seemed to help your knees. Good thing you don't...
02-12-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 95,608
Posted By wyd

My buddy finally got to ride his new Roll. He...

My buddy finally got to ride his new Roll. He ended up finding a 2018 Elite just like mine but in the medium size he needed. We took are first ride of 2020 and got 24 miles in. What a great day. ...
01-19-20, 02:53 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 95,608
Posted By wyd

My new Roll rack arrived along with my new bag...

My new Roll rack arrived along with my new bag for on my rack. I went with the Rock Bros. truck bag. Really a nice bag with lots of room for when and if I needed. Installing the new rack took only...
01-15-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 95,608
Posted By wyd

Just ordered the Roll rear rack today and my new...

Just ordered the Roll rear rack today and my new Rock Brothers trunk bag arrived today. Once I get the rack later this week I will get it installed and the new bag on I will get some pics posted up....
11-04-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 95,608
Posted By wyd

Been riding a lot since I bought my new Roll...

Been riding a lot since I bought my new Roll Elite and now how over 200 plus miles on it. Most of my rides are 15 to 23 miles on many different local rail trails. I have it pretty dialed it and...
10-28-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 95,608
Posted By wyd

Congrats on your new Rolls. Really are fun bikes...

Congrats on your new Rolls. Really are fun bikes to ride. Can't wait to see your new Rolls. Funny thing is I never saw anyone with Rolls on any of the rail trails I ride at and then the last two...
10-27-19, 12:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,507
Posted By wyd

I just bought a Roll and put over `100 miles on...

I just bought a Roll and put over `100 miles on it in a little over a week. It's really a super fun bike to ride and to me it feels lighter overall than my Specialized Crosstrail did. My buddy just...
10-26-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 95,608
Posted By wyd

After some really nice weather in my area I been...

After some really nice weather in my area I been lucky enough to be able to ride 5 of the last 7 days and get a little over 100 miles on my new Roll already. Stopped at my buddies shop this...
10-26-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7,563
Views: 2,344,936
Posted By wyd

My new Roll Elite. ...

My new Roll Elite. https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1006x566/roll2_89b427a75ee32ecacb3f603177f1d6a4faabe702.jpg
10-23-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 95,608
Posted By wyd

I'm not that smart when it comes to these newer...

I'm not that smart when it comes to these newer style bikes. I'm an 80's kid.:lol: I just watched Youtube and that helped. I did use caution when backing the screw out so things wouldn't fly but...
10-22-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 95,608
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: 229
Views: 95,608
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: 229
Views: 95,608
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: 229
Views: 95,608
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: 229
Views: 95,608
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: 229
Views: 95,608
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: 26
Views: 3,246
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: 229
Views: 95,608
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: 229
Views: 95,608
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: 1,350
Views: 256,767
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: 229
Views: 95,608
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: 3,972
Views: 515,009
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: 914
Views: 214,265
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: 224
Views: 41,783
Posted By wyd

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

https://i.imgur.com/Zzv35Fr.jpg
09-11-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 256,767
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: 1,350
Views: 256,767
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: 12,176
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: 914
Views: 214,265
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: 1,152
Views: 343,108
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: 2,723
Views: 600,242
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: 2,203
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: 4,164
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.
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08-21-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
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: 5,112
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: 1,350
Views: 256,767
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: 2,203
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: 914
Views: 214,265
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: 914
Views: 214,265
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: 914
Views: 214,265
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: 2,126
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: 693
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: 914
Views: 214,265
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...
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