Added reply in a thread What can cause bars to twist? (4pc related) 9/20/2016 4:15 PM
Quite simply, you might not realise just how much pressure and leverage you can put on bars, especially wide bars. Most common causes are bails that result in the bar ends hitting hard and worst case scenario the bars hitting the ground first. I once ... more »
Added reply in a thread Lace new rims or bring it to a shop? 8/23/2016 2:58 PM
http://www.gsportbmx.co.uk/custom/wheel_build/wheels.html Used this when I first did it. Now I can build and true in 30 mins tops.
Added reply in a thread 4130 cromo or full cromo? 8/20/2016 8:36 AM
There are different grades of chromoly and 4130 is the one we use for our frames. Full 4130 chromoly should be the standard. Just saying full chromoly can mean anything, check this link. http://www.gsportbmx.co.uk/support/rideuktech/materials.html
Added reply in a thread Apologies to Brayden 8/19/2016 5:26 PM
Fuck you apologised. Never apologise to brayden even if you're wrong, establish dominance :p
Added reply in a thread Custom frame! Woohoo! 8/19/2016 5:23 PM
Just in time for winter eh Steve haha. Might be buying a frame while I'm in America next week, going to be in Boston then road trip to Orlando
Added reply in a thread 24k gold 8/16/2016 1:33 PM
I forget sometimes that not many of our gen look up old ass bikes aha. The hutch trickstar was a popular bike bitd and itson got himself a complete gold plated one. [img]http://www.maxlomax.com/BMX/fin2.jpg [/img]
Added reply in a thread Best street tyres 8/16/2016 1:07 PM
Animal GLH or Tioga Streetblock
Added reply in a thread 24k gold 8/14/2016 6:50 PM
you checked out woody itsons trickstar?
Added reply in a thread Sunday Street Sweeper Frame 8/12/2016 1:45 PM
Still comes with a clamp I think too.
Added reply in a thread Help me identify this bmx frame 8/12/2016 9:03 AM
Diamondback also did a collaboration with khe a few years back too. Have a look through those models too.
Added reply in a thread Rear tire keeps rubbing 8/10/2016 1:42 PM
Err, what kind of shop do you go to where they only do half a job? A true should always end up with a proper tension.
Added reply in a thread OSS 8/7/2016 12:57 PM
Tell me I'm wrong.
Added reply in a thread Axle 8/6/2016 1:34 PM
Yes with 10mm to 14mm axle spacers, I do the same with my aluminium g-sport in the rear.
Added reply in a thread OSS 8/4/2016 8:57 AM
Morally no, what a bunch of fuckbois. Financially yes, for some reason a fair few people would suck the ball sweat from their underwear.
Added reply in a thread Beginner back injury 8/3/2016 11:00 AM
http://www.gsportbmx.com/2003/10/stretching/ This has helped me a ton, my knee is shot permanently but I have had zero back problems since.
Added reply in a thread spoke tension 8/3/2016 10:56 AM
Depends Steve. With hex nipples you can actually pull through the rim before rounding them but I agree, regular nipples should be turned with gradual torque not all at once force or you will fuck them up fast.
Added reply in a thread spoke tension 8/3/2016 10:08 AM
Keep them tight, rim strength is as good as your spoke tension.
Added reply in a thread gussets 8/2/2016 12:42 PM
Quite simply gussets are used for stress relief in a high stress area, considering that the head tube is trying to pull itself away from the rest of the frame, personally I prefer double gusset frames, fbm even do a really nice looking clock hand one ... more »
Added reply in a thread Wtf are these cranks??? 7/31/2016 1:19 PM
Cool as fuck.
Added reply in a thread Salt plus trapez freecoaster 7/29/2016 9:44 PM
The popping sound is usually when the user cranks down hard or uses pedal pressure hard out of a fakie or half cab,etc. just an issue with the pawls and springs normally, shouldnt be an issue. as for a bent axle, remove the complete axle roll it on a ... more »