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Specialized Sirrus

“Specialized Sirrus Comp 2011”

Written on: 20/12/2011 by DELTAGOLF (39 reviews written)

I have just bought a Specialized Sirrus Comp 2011. It is a sporty hybrid, combining elements from road bikes as well as hybrids. It is a good looking, light, responsive and comfortable bike. It is fast and climbs well, yet it will handle less than perfect roads with ease. I have fitted mud-guards and a rack to use it for hauling my weekly shopping. My first impressions are wholly positive. I have even been able to keep up with road bikes on my commute. The only negative so far is that the… Read Full Review

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Written on: 31/03/2012

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“Had my 2011 Sirrus Elite for a few weeks now and have...”

Written on: 05/04/2011

Had my 2011 Sirrus Elite for a few weeks now and have to say its fantastic, great ride,very fast and very comfortable. I'm not too technical and don't know too much about bikes, i just love riding them and would recomend this to anyone, you won't be disapointed… Read Full Review

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“I own the Sirrus Pro Model 2009, which has a full...”

Written on: 30/03/2011

I own the Sirrus Pro Model 2009, which has a full carbon frame, Shimano 105 derailleur and FSA triple crankset 50/39/30. Please note that there are different Sirrus models available!

The Sirrus Pro is an excellent bike. It's frame is very stiff, yet comfortable to ride (thanks to the Zirtz damping). Honestly, I can't think of any better frame. The bike is light and so it's great fun to climb up hills, easy for everybody with the high gear ratio. Here, I wonder if there is any difference to a… Read Full Review

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“I've had my Specialized Sirrus only for a couple of...”

Written on: 27/04/2010 by tobiasm (15 reviews written)

I've had my Specialized Sirrus only for a couple of days, but my first impression is a very good one. Very good position on the bicycle, nice hard and thin tires, narrow handlebar (I put bar-ends on it, which I would recommend everyone to do) - all that accounts for excellent riding speed. Saddle hasn't given me any problems so far (which I usually get with new bikes), neither have the foot pedals.

Only slight negative observed so far is that when shifting gears the chain doesn't engage with… Read Full Review

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“Having owned 2 Sirrus Elite bikes I thought I would...”

Written on: 17/03/2010

Having owned 2 Sirrus Elite bikes I thought I would upgrade to a Comp. The stiff hard ride was to be expected from a sportier model with higher PSI tyres. Fast and relatively light it seems an ideal commuter bike. However it is let down by poor quality. Maybe I have a dud, but I am in the bike shop nearly every week with some problem or the other. I think the quality is just not there, parts rusting after only 3 months of 10 miles a day commute, tyres not puncture resistant enough for town use… Read Full Review

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“bought a new 2008 pro.I love this bike!The carbon...”

Written on: 23/01/2010

bought a new 2008 pro.I love this bike!The carbon frame is very stiff & you do feel every pebble so mabye its not for everyone but I have had a full knee replacement & the ride is not a problem for me. I put carbon riser bars,carbon stem,Veredistein cyclocross tires & smarty M2 pedals on my bike for year round riding & I have no complaints… Read Full Review

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“I realised I was wearing out my MTB on the roads...”

Written on: 15/09/2009

I realised I was wearing out my MTB on the roads Sunday morning exercise runs of 10 - 15 miles so considered a hybrid with a road bike bias. No point in too much of an overlap with the MTB. Tried out the basic model and it felt very lively but very harsh. I thought I might as well try the Elite which is the more expensive model with the carbon forks expecting not much difference (only perhaps to the weight) but it was a revelation. MUCH smoother. I don't worry too much about drain covers etc… Read Full Review

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“I bought the 2008 Specialized Sirrus Pro bike used off...”

Written on: 12/09/2009 by mountaingoat (1 review written)

I bought the 2008 Specialized Sirrus Pro bike used off the SF Bay Area Craigslist about a month ago.
I have an entry level road bike with low end components and a mountain bike, so I wanted upgraded components and lighter frame.
For less than $700.00 I got practically new full carbon bike with good components. The rear derailleur is a deore. Specialized specs said it was 105. ??
Only complaint, I lost a bladed spoke, unable to find a replacement at local bike shops. had to replace with a… Read Full Review

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“The 2009 specialized Sirrus sport is the best bike...”

Written on: 22/11/2008 by inoshe epshagger (1 review written)

The 2009 specialized Sirrus sport is the best bike I've ever had.
Having ridden a 2008 model for a week a few months ago I knew I had to get the pedals and the tyres changed before I left the shop. I put slightly larger pedals (I don't have big feet) and armadillo tyres with proper tread and it was perfect. The tyres it comes with are rubbish and you will get lots and lots of punctures. Looks brilliant. Very comfortable on good roads and very fast… Read Full Review

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Run Woodland Toronto's Response to inoshe epshagger's Review

Written on: 17/04/2010

I found this review very helpful because..you made good points about the tires. Just bought a 09 in Toronto and I will look into changing the tires before leaving the shop.

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“I found the Sirrus a very stylish, well finished bike...”

Written on: 01/09/2008 by chat (1 review written)

I found the Sirrus a very stylish, well finished bike which was fast and smooth on good roads however, for commuting on most town and city roads it was not really up to the job. The ride is too harsh due to the racing bike style wheels and tyres. I have reverted to a mountain bike with slicks which is far more comfortable and surprisingly only a little slower… Read Full Review

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“Excellent bike for commuting. Front forks are Cromoly...”

Written on: 25/07/2008 by Dilipmaharaj (1 review written)

Excellent bike for commuting. Front forks are Cromoly material, lacks shocks on bumpy roads. Still the Specialized Sirrus is a great bike with high end deraillers… Read Full Review

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“I just got my 2008 Sirrus last night but the...”

Written on: 18/06/2008

I just got my 2008 Sirrus last night but the handlebars rattle a lot...leaving my left arm tingly when I got to work this morning. What used to take 1 hr 15 mins on my mtn bike to commute to work only took 1 hr with my Sirrus. I like it, but not too crazy about it… Read Full Review

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“Highly recommended bike, pros easily outweigh any cons”

Written on: 07/06/2008 by Dazzler99 (1 review written)

Highly recommended bike, pros easily outweigh any cons… Read Full Review

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“I love it the Specialized Sirrus is very light and...”

Written on: 09/04/2008

I love it the Specialized Sirrus is very light and responsive. Tyres bit scary for my liking but easily rectifiable if you sacrafice a bit of speed… Read Full Review

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“For the record, I love my 2007 Sirrus. The large...”

Written on: 01/12/2007 by rexxumus (1 review written)

For the record, I love my 2007 Sirrus. The large diameter wheels and slender road tyres (combined with its unusually light weight), give the bike a zippy feel, as commuting on the Sirrus takes much less time as compared to my mountain bike. The solid frame/forks contribute to its nimble and precise handling, although it is a bumpy ride. I find that since most of the riders weight is distributed over the rear wheel, full rear tyre pressure reduces road friction considerably, and makes for a… Read Full Review

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Meijiman's Response to 328422_rexxumus's Review

Written on: 20/02/2009

I have an earlier version of this bike, purchesd new, possibly a 2005. I have no complaints but also upgraded from the Sora dureallier to Ultegra and the stock no-name brakes to Doure XT (?) and next the front dureallier to Ultegra. The stock components worked well enough apart from my front dureallier which had chain rub in the highest gear. The difference is enormous and I use this bike to ride for speed and comfort. I found the Sirrus's crank set doesn't work quite as well as it should with the front dureallier. I will have to change the crank set at some point.

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