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Added reply in a thread grips- would removing/re-installing grips mess them up? 10/19/2014 4:06 PM

lol duly noted, fucker

Added reply in a thread grips- would removing/re-installing grips mess them up? 10/19/2014 1:06 PM

great thanks for the tips guys

any hints for getting more side-to-side stretch? I've got them like 1" around the bend in my bars now (i have 26.5" bars) but they're now pulling away 1/8" from the bar-ends lol (do any companies make loooong ... more »

Started new thread grips- would removing/re-installing grips mess them up? 10/18/2014 2:23 PM

I have ODI longnecks that i've stretched along my bars like crazy. The tops are starting to wear-through in a couple spots, so I wanna 'flip' them (put the out-side edge on the inside-edge, not inside-out lol) I'm thinking that I could just remove them, ... more »

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Started new thread run a spline drive on this: 10/17/2014 11:22 AM

http://unitedbikeco.com/products/2012-supreme-su2-complete-bike/ is it just plug&play for me to put a spline-drive on this? Am in need of new sprocket and also wanted LHD, so am thinking that - since my left crank-arm doesn't take a sprocket-bolt ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Articles / write-ups on finer geometry of handlebars? 10/9/2014 5:16 PM

basically just any urls to anything useful/thoughtful about bmx handlebar geom., not like the trash on our homepage i was talking shit about last month lol

Started new thread Articles / write-ups on finer geometry of handlebars? 10/9/2014 5:14 PM

This week I found out my local area has a 'trade parts' thing on facebook, so I'm going to down-trade bar height

I'm trading down (9.5" is tall to a shorter guy) but I know that I hate too much backsweep. I haven't tried enough setups to know ... more »

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Added reply in a thread is there a difference between front & top load stems? 10/4/2014 3:29 PM

Is it wrong to think that top/front is only one facet, of three, relating to your grips? Like, it's really about where your grips are, relative to your bike, and that's influenced by: bars, stem and spacers. At least that's how I'm seeing it.. I could ... more »

Added reply in a thread is there a difference between front & top load stems? 10/3/2014 7:18 PM

haha k thanks i'm understanding now... saying you want top-load, is saying you want higher rise. My stem really isn't front or top load so maybe that's part of why i had trouble lol. I actually just cruised w/ it inverted and liked it a lot more (i'm ... more »

Added reply in a thread is there a difference between front & top load stems? 10/3/2014 5:50 PM

lol you updated that post like right as i was posting.. but in that pic the top-load has the bar held lower than the front-load.......I thought it was typically the other way? Aren't top-loads usually keeping the bar higher?

Added reply in a thread is there a difference between front & top load stems? 10/3/2014 5:48 PM

I wrote my question unclearly, or you misread.. I see stems' dimensions in terms of where they hold the bars, not necessarily whether they're top or front load. I understand that, typically, top loads have a higher bar-position compared to front loads, ... more »

Started new thread is there a difference between front & top load stems? 10/3/2014 5:13 PM

besides the obvious fact of how you affix the plate to the stem body? I've read people saying they 'prefer' one or the other, but as far as I can figure the way the plate affixes doesn't matter, only reach and height matter. Am I missing something, or ... more »

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Added reply in a thread bending a warped sprocket back to normal? 9/29/2014 11:24 AM

I can get guarded ones for $50 so will be getting one of those (knox, million dollar, magnum, etc) when I can but wanted to try bending it back in the meanwhile

Started new thread bending a warped sprocket back to normal? 9/28/2014 2:27 PM

Is this possible? My 25t sprocket is lightly bent, just enough that, if i run the chain tension that i like, it makes a grinding noise... so now i have to ride w/ a loose chain, or buy a new sprocket - or unbend this one. I have a bench-mounted vice, ... more »

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Added reply in a thread how-to: clean/grease my hub&driver. Thinking i want it loud 9/28/2014 2:24 PM

^can you elaborate on what you mean by you 'barely stretched the springs'? FWIW, I didn't get to greasing my hub immediately and, after a ride or two, it stopped any 'seizing' / binding at all, now it spins the same as before (and maybe a lil louder, ... more »

Started new thread 2012 United SU2 9/23/2014 4:21 PM

2012 united SU2 with shadow vultus bars 26.5" X 9.5" w/ ODI's odyssey lincoln stem animal seat nigel sylvester / animal pivotal post plastic primo hubguard and generic full-plastic peg kmc 510 chain nickel odyssey twisted pc pedals

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Started new thread How-To: Building a cheap/simple bunnyhop bar? 9/23/2014 1:52 PM

I'm hoping someone can help me w/ ideas for building the simplest/cheapest/quickest 'hop-bar'. I've never used a proper one before, but have had great success w/ doing make-shift, single-height things of this nature (like a 1/2" pvc pipe on top of concrete

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Added reply in a thread Question about forks ('flat' forks?) 9/23/2014 2:55 AM

i've seen two types of these forks where the dropouts are centered on the end of the forks, and noticed that the flatland ones keep the steer tube close-to parallel w/ the forks. I've seen others where there's a notable forward angle on teh forks where ... more »

Started new thread Question about forks ('flat' forks?) 9/22/2014 10:21 PM

I've seen a couple pics of bikes lately where the forks were not... 'normal'. Instead of the forks being parallel w/ their steerer tube, and having a dropout attached to the front-side of the fork legs, these forks instead had the dropouts directly at ... more »

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Added reply in a thread The Ride V7 (pic heavy) 9/22/2014 10:10 AM

Why do you say the guard sprocket is useless? I'd have that on my main bike if i were you!

Added reply in a thread Fit&Faded 9/22/2014 10:07 AM

they do 510 in nickel plate i grabbed one recently