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RoverAl

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This looks interesting Cro mo and SS 

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/road/adventure/sequoia-pro-module/116172
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This looks interesting Cro mo and SS 

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/road/adventure/sequoia-pro-module/116172


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That not as much as I would have expected prices wise from Spec... lot of expensive components come with that frame set.

Ultegra hydro, industry 9 ultra lite wheel set, clement strada ush (or clement mso ush... or wtb exposure 34c tires)....
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https://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/road/adventure/sequoia-merz/128797
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Merz is a real a real beauty,perhaps out of my budget though. Looks like the stays are Stainless.Need more info, I am liking the Sequoia more and more as a next bike. 
https://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/road/adventure/sequoia-merz/128797
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I have a Sequoia Elite and it's awesome! The ride quality is fantastic. The wheels are heavy, though, and sometimes it feels a bit sluggish.
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Why is the frameset w/ carbon fork so expensive at $1500, when you can get the whole "elite" bike w/ carbon fork for $500 more:

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/road/adventure/sequoia-pro-module/116172
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https://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/road/adventure/sequoia-elite/116169

Is the Cobl-Goblr seatpost and bar/ stem that much better, or is the frame made from better/ lighter tubes?
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Why is the frameset w/ carbon fork so expensive at $1500, when you can get the whole "elite" bike w/ carbon fork for $500 more:


The frameset has Stainless and Cr Mo I think but not 100 percent sure the chain stays are stainless. Is that worth the extra$$$ I dunno.  Need more info.
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The frameset has Stainless and Cr Mo I think but not 100 percent sure the chain stays are stainless. Is that worth the extra$$$ I dunno.  Need more info.


From a feature on the Jim Merz Sequoia on The Radavist. Erik Nohlin, the designer of the AWOL and the Sequoia answers this question.

This is a beautiful looking bike. How different is the frame from Sequoia Expert? I thought that standard Sequoia frames also utilized stainless steel tubing to some extent. Specizlied site doesn't tell much in that regard. Can someone confirm this? 

Only difference is the stainless chain stay that cuts a bit of weight and makes the exposed stainless look possible - fashion and function. The new frame module will have the same feature. It's not told in the Expert level because it's not there / E

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I have a Sequoia Elite and it's awesome! The ride quality is fantastic. The wheels are heavy, though, and sometimes it feels a bit sluggish.


I agree on the wheels.  I'm not disappointed as they are for "heavy duty" touring with spokes meant to be field replaceable.  It's not a gravel racer.  However - I had my shop build up a set of Pacenti rims with SRAM 900 Hubs and Sapim Race spokes.  Also swapped out the Sawtooth tires for Panaracer Gravel Kings and went tubeless.  Dropped about 2lbs of rotating weight and it's a "new" bike.  Wheels spin up much faster and I feel like I'm riding vs. plodding along.
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It's interesting that he didn't pluralize chainstays.  The Merz version looks to only have the one stainless stay. 

 

The biggest selling point for this I think is the retroreflective paint.  I'm not sure if it's stop sign quality, but that's an expensive powdercoat if you choose to do it aftermarket.

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It's interesting that he didn't pluralize chainstays.  The Merz version looks to only have the one stainless stay. 

 

The biggest selling point for this I think is the retroreflective paint.  I'm not sure if it's stop sign quality, but that's an expensive powdercoat if you choose to do it aftermarket.



Only one chainstay has the stainless finish exposed. We can't tell from that whether the other chainstay is stainless steel or not. Erik says that the Pro Module shares that feature and as both of the module's chainstays are painted, he must mean the metal under the paint. I'd wager that both stays are SS.
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Anyone ride the 61 size?
Seat tube sure looks extended on the  many photos I see out there.
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Anyone know what headset bearing is OEM for the newer Sequoia's with the 1-3/8" tapered carbon fork?  Is it one of these:

http://wheelsmfg.com/products/headset-parts/headset-bearings/specialized-headset-bearings.html

My link shows 2 different headsets, one is 36/ 45 and the other is 45/ 45.

I bought the fork alone, and want to use it in a different frame.



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Hey Erik_A how did you get your hands on just a fork? I would like one too... Thanks
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