Spur of the moment idea, stripped my bike yesterday, rawed the frame and forks, overnighted some "Black Chrome" powdercoat and shot it this morning. Turned out pretty rad, super happy with it. Goes from almost gloss black in the shade/indoors to golden
Added reply in a thread To all who whine... 12/5/2014 9:16 PM
Awesome video! Reminds me of my place. Dave Lawrence your ideas intrigue me and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter. Step 1. Stop being a whiny bitch Step 2. Build and ride cool shit Step 3. Be awesome Step 4. Get babes
Added reply in a thread How do you get your dose in winter? 12/1/2014 5:35 PM
Snow Jumps!! This is from last year, still not enough snow to build a big enough landing yet, hopefully get some more in time for Christmas break
Added reply in a thread sponser 11/22/2014 6:04 AM
Send out emails like this one I got a couple weeks ago.
Added reply in a thread Winter 11/21/2014 7:13 PM
Build a 5ft wooden kicker and try some sweet maneuvers, snow is natures foam pit.
Added reply in a thread Good fisheye for filming/photos?? what do you use 10/12/2014 6:14 AM
IMO fisheye lenses are used by inexperienced film makers in an attempt to add some "creativity" to their edits. But 99% of the time it looks terrible. I think the skate world brought that over (thanks guys...). If an edit starts with a fisheye shot I ... more »
Added reply in a thread What do you think about flatland? 10/11/2014 7:12 PM
I'm really starting to dig the flatland tricks, started riding "seriously' about 3-4 years ago on ramps, as in taking hands and feet off while in the air and making it ALL the way over a box jump, so I'm finally getting comfortable on my bike. Once the ... more »
Added reply in a thread Good fisheye for filming/photos?? what do you use 10/11/2014 6:51 PM
No fisheye for filming (fisheye for stills works sometimes), no auto focus, if you want auto focus use a smrtfone. /thread
Added reply in a thread Sick Edit of Peyton Wessells - Idaho, Utah 10/7/2014 5:30 AM
That was a million times better than I expected. Usually when I click on a "Check out my edit" post it's shot by Micheal J Fox with a Smrtphone in portrait mode. The camera work was nice and smooth, didn't miss anything. Saw a little bit of auto exposure ... more »
Added reply in a thread Can you powder coat chrome bmx parts 9/30/2014 7:02 AM
If the chrome is peeling or chipping then the chrome has to be completely stripped off, usually has to be stripped chemically by a chroming shop. If the chrome is still in good shape then a quick sandblast is all you'll need before powder. A 2 coat colour ... more »
Added reply in a thread 165 mm profile column cranks 9/26/2014 2:11 PM
msg sent about shipping up to The Canada. If it's too much hassle, can be shipped to ND and picked up next time I head down to the USandA. Lemme know
Added reply in a thread Paint Removal 9/24/2014 6:51 PM
To remove powdercoat- Paint stripper, wire brush, paint stripper, wire brush, paint stripper, wire brush. Bench mounted wire wheel to finish it off before clear coat. If you weren't "rawing" it then industrial sandblasting works well to re-powdercoat. ... more »
Added reply in a thread Backyard BMX Set up 9/3/2014 2:40 PM
Hahaha you first... Yeah the grass kinda sucks but makes your legs "Strong like bull". I would love to get an asphalt pad out back some day and set my ramps up on it. Concrete is mad expensive around here, tar and gravel is a little more my budget.
Added reply in a thread Backyard BMX Set up 9/3/2014 2:35 PM
DUUUDE! that's awesome!! I wanted to start building trails this summer but work and kids take up alot of my time.
Added reply in a thread Backyard BMX Set up 9/3/2014 2:34 PM
2ft high, 1ft low, 12feet long, 2 feet wide. Thinking of putting a piece of flat steel on one edge and try some grinds on it.
Started new thread Backyard BMX Set up 9/3/2014 5:18 AM
Been about a year since I posted my backyard ramps. Added a "banana" box and a 3ft high spine to the park section. Stuck the 5ft super kicker snow bank ramp in front of my pitbike landing. had a buddy come by last week and we moved the 6ft pitbike ramp
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Started new thread First BMX edit 40secs. 8/30/2014 6:16 AM
Slapped a few clips together, need some more time behind the camera but it's tough when everyone else is riding
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Added reply in a thread plasti-dip your frame 8/20/2014 8:18 PM
Just say no to plasti-dip! I own a custom powdercoat/anodizing company and people been coming in like crazy with wheels, frames, etc. that was plasti-dipped. Peeling and looking like absolute crap within a couple weeks. Story's always the same "Uh, my ... more »
Added reply in a thread Jet Fuel/Oil Slick Coating 8/11/2014 4:49 AM
Thanks man, googled it and looks like I can't do it with any of my existing equipment so eff it!
Started new thread Jet Fuel/Oil Slick Coating 8/10/2014 3:48 PM
Wondering if there is a technical term for this coating? I run a small custom powdercoating and anodizing shop and was really wanting to try this out. I'm also looking into trying some hydro graphics on smaller parts like stems and hubs but people are ... more »
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