zsavageGranny Gear

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Mechanicville // New York


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Feels fine, I rode originally, a Rockhopper 29er large and to me that was a tad too big. I am not sure what too small would necessarily feel with as I have...
zsavage   on Aug 21, 2018
replied to Rim/Tire Recommendation
It is a 2019 Specialized Stumpjumper Alloy comp with 150mm front and back suspension. I talked with specialized and they say it can run 2.8 in wide tires. Though their site says...
zsavage   on Aug 21, 2018
started a topic: Rim/Tire Recommendation
I am looking to run 2.8 or if possible 3.0 inch wide tires on my 2019 stumpjumper 27.5. Any recommendations on rims/rim width and tires, or if I am fine to stick...
zsavage   on Aug 20, 2018
started a topic: Advice for Climbing Technical Hills on a Trail Bike
Dear all, I would like some advice when climbing technical trails such as those in the Daniels Road State Forest. I notice that if I hit a root or rock that stops me...
zsavage   on Aug 14, 2018
replied to Advice for New Crank
That's what I have heard, thus far I haven't had knee pains from the 170mm arms, and the 175mm arms on my rockhopper. I am about 5'11 just shy of 6.0 feet...
zsavage   on Aug 13, 2018
started a topic: Advice for New Crank
I recently got a 2019 Stumpjumper 27.5 and love it overall. However, I am noticing it sits quite low and I get the ocassional pedal strikes on more technical climbs.   I am wondering...
zsavage   on Aug 13, 2018
replied to Advice please
I'd say do away with the kickstand, but if you can fit 2.8's, go for it. I'm thinking of upgrading my Stumpy with 2.8's instead of the stock 2.6's they come with....
zsavage   on Aug 13, 2018
replied to What was your first mountain bike?
My first true mountain bike was a specialized hardrock that I found in a dumpster. Was the best bike I had owned growing up in a trailer park.
zsavage   on Aug 13, 2018
replied to Santa Cruz
I demoed a hightower 29er and did not really care for it. Ended up on the new 2019 stumpjumper though interestingly enough the 27.5. I am just under 6 foot so "height...
zsavage   on Aug 13, 2018
replied to Advice please
I would just remove the kickstand, its just extra weight. If you looking to do trail riding and technical's, it will just get in your way. My 29er Rockhopper Comp, and my...
zsavage   on Aug 13, 2018
spec'd a bike: Specialized Rockhopper Comp 29
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