- Bike Checks
This is why I would probably never get a clutch even if it's supposed to be "the best coaster on the market broo".... I have no idea how to fix it. If anything goes wrong with my regular khe style coaster, I know exactly what to do, and got many spare ... more »
Just pick the one that you find the most pretty and go for it. Of course it has ro be suited to your riding, like, don't take a super thin sprocket to ride with 4 pegs and do grinds both side all day, consider a guard sprocket if you are into that kind ... more »
Getting a nice complete is the best decison, because if anything breaks on the complete you will replace the broken part with an aftermarket part, then slowly end up with a custom bike. Upgrading a shitty bike that won't last is a bad idea because the ... more »
Any good crank will have a 48 spline axle (beside special systems like odyssey thunderbolts cranks). Then this axle can be 19, 22 or 24mm, so you can run either a classic bolt sprocket (with the correct spacer to fit the axle) or a spline drive sprocket. ... more »
Fuck yeah this video still exist somewhere ! This is gold.
BSD and Haro. BSD because Alex D (tech god also able to go huge), Dan Paley (5' master), Kriss Kyle, Reed stark (rides the coolest/weirdests grinds and bumps setups with steeze) and everybody else in that BSD team. And for Haro, Matthias Dandois (ultimate ... more »
I was a skater before a bmx rider, (a bad skater yeah), I kind of quit skating when I broke my board and didn't bought a new one because I started riding a bike at the same time, and I didn't like the millimetric aspect of skateboarding, I mean what ... more »
I just started to get them a little recently, so here's a few tips and how I came to that. First, be confident with the barspin motion, easiest way is one feet on back peg one feet on pedals, pinching the seat an throw them, there's no risk at all you ... more »
Yeah I was off, and yeah half of pro riders are dummies who don't know how to build wheels.
4 cross is better for sideways support, 3 cross is better for vertical support. This is why we road bikers often run no cross radial spokes, so they don't waist power, on the front wheel, but also on the back on the non drive side, they only can't do ... more »
Just measure your actual frame. Top tube : center headtube to center seat tube. Chainstays : center BB to center axle BB height : tight a string between your wheel axles and measure from the string to the center BB. a 11.5" BB means this value is 1.5" ... more »
Yeap, I should've precised the BB height too, the 13.5"cs/ 9" was 11.5" BB and the new one 13.1" / 9.5" is 11.75". So it's not the BB height that made me feel the bike more stable. I always rode 11.5" BB before this frame, so this is the thing I struggled ... more »
I'm one of these rider with a high standover and also some seat post showing off, my seat height would look dumb on a low standover, and high standover just looks cool, like a real bmx. The stability is not a myth, for what it worth my last frame was ... more »
It adds a ton of stability in the air.
I also really like the idea of having integrated tools so I bought this WTP seat and post, the seat is crap, the zip let me down after a only a week or two but the seatpost is amazing, it just do the 17 socket work perfectly. The event that pushed me ... more »
Quality wise they'll be the same, just check the geo twice to get something that fit your needs, then pick a pretty color and go ride it.
Both of those frames will be great, the main difference is the chainstays lenght. What didn't you like on your 21" / 13.25" frame, not roomy enough ?(obviously) too short in the back ? or something else ? I personnaly ride a 21.4" safari (I'm 6.1") and ... more »
Yeah first part didn't answered the question but it was a nice introduction. I also said there was mid BB's for 19, 22 and 24 mm axles, so yeah it may wasn't said clear enough but it's the inside circle I said to measure, the outside diameter is just ... more »
Mid means 41 mm wide (external diameter) A few years back there was also Spannish BB's, which was 37 mm wide but companies who used it like flybikes stopped doing them with the crank axles going bigger and bigger. There's mid BB's made for 19, 22 and ... more »
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