As the title says. I don't understand why this seems to be present on a lot of bikes, not to mention pro's like Harry Main, Pat casey, Ryan Guetler just to name a few. I thought that the reason dual upper cables were to eliminate the "spongy" ... more »
Added reply in a thread BMX School Project 3/28/2012 1:38 PM
Added reply in a thread rattle? 3/21/2012 12:44 PM
My guess would be the fork and headset moving around in the head tube from being loose. Do you run un-sealed pedals? I have a set of eclat surge's that rattle like nothing. My only other guess would be chain or un-likley the driver may be loose ... more »
Added reply in a thread You aint seen a bike like this for, Nope Nope. 3/13/2012 4:51 PM
That bike is amazing. I would buy it if I lived in the US. Good luck with the sale.
Added reply in a thread rattle? 3/13/2012 1:53 PM
Have you checked the wheel cones? My mate had that happen to him.
Added reply in a thread Brakes? or None? 3/12/2012 7:15 PM
I ride a Odyssey M2 leaver and upper cable. A custom top gyro plate that I made. Odyssey GTX gyro. Slick lower cables. Snafu london mod. Fly brakes with clear fly pads. A bit squeaky but it packs a lot of punch.
Added reply in a thread stolen parts 3/7/2012 2:41 PM
I realize that. I did it myself, however some people can't afford it. A major issue for me was dealing with the insurance company, proving I had a bike, getting quotes for all the aftermarket parts and getting someone from a bike shop to write a letter ... more »
Added reply in a thread stolen parts 3/7/2012 1:35 PM
I had my bike stolen from school. I just rode a shitter 26" to school and rode when I got home. I understand how cool it was to own the coolest bike at school, but at the end of the day, it is a target for opportunists. I wouldn't like to leave ... more »
Added reply in a thread Fit Faf tire..rear? front? 3/7/2012 1:07 PM
From what I have read/heard, the 2.25 has a dirt specific tread and goes all the way to the side wall (Making it thicker than the 2.30). I would run the 2.25 in the front because I would imagine it would have more grip. Thats just my opinion. ... more »
Added reply in a thread Introduce Yourself 3/6/2012 11:03 PM
Hey guys. Im jake. I have been looking at Vital for many months and I thought it was time to join. I have been riding BMX for 2 years tomorrow. I spent a few years doing trials and hucking a 26". I like to get out at least twice a week