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Smiths Station // Alabama


 
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Yeeeesssss (manly grunt of approval). Have went through the this so many times in the past. And when the one shop had it the common parts (i.e tires or a cassette) available it was so ridiculously overpriced I said. "nope". I've even tried giving them a chance to match the price on the part if…
All the good answers are taken. JT Orlando put it best IMO.  Fatbikng = beach cruiser lol haha All mountain and Enduro are sorta blurred nowadays. All mountain used to be a more...
This was an awesome read. I've always wanted to see what it's like over there from all the videos online and pics in magazines if the trail riding there, like an endless array of private singletrack that flows from mountain to mountain. Thanks for making me day dream.
 
Gotcha, but that's to bad. I was looking through the old posts and topics in my profile and it got me wondering.
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Case in point is I would have never found out about coldwater trails in anniston when it first opened if it hadn't been for singletracks.
 
True true. This site has come a very long way since then. Great resource for trail info and thier details. I was always partial to this forum because how it seemed like...
 
I could see why that would be. It is very different from what it use to be. There use to be quite the discussions and even debates on topics. Made for some good...
spazjensen   on Oct 25, 2016
started a topic: old familiar forum guys and return of spaz
 
Just wondering if any of the regulars from before are still around here. Names like goldengoose, cjm, Craig Creek rider, or some others you might think of. I use to be on...
spazjensen   on Oct 25, 2016
replied to In Between Frame Sizes?
 
This is an interesting predicament. I went through that several years ago. I went with the smaller frame and I adjusted the saddle all the back in the seat clamp then rolled/turned...
spazjensen   on Oct 25, 2016
replied to The frame finally gave up!
 
I guess that's one way of putting it. But it was a bummer. After all this time I now have reason to get a better bike. But I feel I got my...
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spazjensen   on Oct 25, 2016
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<p style="text-align: left;">And what he said about the fork change. I did the same swap, but I wanted the extra travel and downhill stability knowing that tight tedious sections would be harder...
spazjensen   on Oct 25, 2016
replied to Upgrading components
 
I had this problem. I rarely used my 3rd chainring so swapped it for a bash guard. I had alot of chain slack from before. I was swapping the rear derailleur to...
spazjensen   on Oct 25, 2016
replied to The frame finally gave up!
 
Yea, I tried that in my original post. Couldn't make it work. Thought I was doing something wrong.
spazjensen   on Oct 25, 2016
replied to The frame finally gave up!
 
Jeff, can you clue me in on how to include photos in my future posts?
 

Great sturdy fork, especially if use the 20mm axle. Adjustments: travel, compression, and rebound. looks super beefy and awesome.
 
Rockshox domain RC 160mm travel single crown
 
Rockshox domain RC 160mm travel single crown
spazjensen   on Oct 25, 2016
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Ironhorse finally gave up after almost 10 years. Rear triangle snapped into. Stress fractures on opposite side.
spazjensen   on Oct 24, 2016
replied to The frame finally gave up!
 
I dont know how to include photos in my post haha so feel free to remind me. For now here is the link to a photo of the brokeness.
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spazjensen   on Oct 24, 2016
replied to $27 for Hydraulic Disc Brake + Rotor!?
 
this is good.  i am about to purchase a used bike with hayes el camino brakes. I have read nothing but bad about these, so im already looking to replace them before...
spazjensen   on Oct 24, 2016
started a topic: The frame finally gave up!
 
  It's been a long time since I've been on here....like 7-8 years long time. It's changed alot since then. For anyone who is still regular from back when I was posting I'm...
Great write up. Very enjoyable to read. Its a dream of mine to make it out there and just ride...
 
Loving it!. Blackjack sounds and from the looks of the video is my kinda trail. Dream of mine to make...
spazjensen   on Jun 7, 2012
added a comment on How-to: Mountain Bike Cabling
 
This is a great read cause im about to do this very thing, and i have never replaced cables before....
spazjensen   on May 24, 2011
added a review of Kenda Nevegal
 

awesome traction while keeping it straight or while turning. really digs in when the dirt is loose or rocky. does...
spazjensen   on Oct 29, 2009
added a photo of Flat Rock Park
 
really nice dirt jump with picnic tables to sit on. the yellow pylon is where you launch off and about...
spazjensen   on Oct 7, 2009
added a photo
 
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spazjensen   on Sep 28, 2009
added a review of Race Face Bash Guard
 

Super easy installation. Looks badass. Light weight yet test of strength is impressive. Paint does not come off easily os...
spazjensen   on Sep 23, 2009
added a review of Vans Bushnell
 

the sole is great for sticking to platform pedals and the whole shoe is tough so it ain't gonna give...
spazjensen   on Sep 8, 2009
added a review of WTB Technical Trail
 

sticky rubber grips, do not get slippery if sweat or water get on them if they're not worn, they don't...
spazjensen   on Sep 4, 2009
added a review of SixSixOne Dirt Lid
 

Smooth looks, lots of colors to choose from, light weight, snug fit but not to snug
spazjensen   on Sep 4, 2009
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No its not mine found it on a forum post and tagged it. Feel free to comment and to admire......
spazjensen   on Aug 27, 2009
added a review of Lakeside Trail
 

This trail is great. If i had to put in a catagory I would say it a southeastern all-mountain trail....
spazjensen   on Aug 20, 2009
added a review of Clif Blueberry Crisp
 

tasty, easy to carry, easy to eat, smells great.
spazjensen   on May 28, 2009
added a review of Hoss Ponderosa
 

The liner works great. The chamois makes it as if you weren't really sitting on a saddle, but of course...
spazjensen   on May 28, 2009
added James Brothers Bikes
 
James Brothers Bikes
spazjensen   on Apr 27, 2009
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spazjensen   on Apr 27, 2009
added 13 photos.
 
Warrior 4.0
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