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Added reply in a thread Back Bentley (now street asf) 9/3/2015 12:16 PM

I was more interested in strength/safety, do you think it compromised the itnegrity of that area by putting the spacer there? I LOVE my stem, but some scuffs don't bother me.

Added reply in a thread Painting bmx 8/29/2015 8:08 AM

Oh and keep in mind that the glossier of a sheen you use, the more it will show imperfections! I've done tons of bikes in satin and lower-sheened blacks, they always come out really nice

Added reply in a thread Painting bmx 8/29/2015 8:07 AM

this, this is incredible! I always put a rope through the headtube and hang the sucker from a clothesline, this would be much better! To the OP, I wouldn't bother trying to remove all the old paint, it'll likely be FAR more trouble than it's worth. That ... more »

Started new thread Speeding up site loading? This is worst site I visit.. 8/29/2015 7:53 AM

I typically run noscript and adblock, but I turn off both to be able to use this site. Problem is, if I've got a few tabs up of vital it starts choking my computer and I freeze up half the time! Even loading a single page is incredibly slow, makes browsing ... more »

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Started new thread Q's about chains (tension and half v full link) 8/29/2015 7:50 AM

I've gone through real pain because of chain issues in the past, realllly bad one time, and ever since I've ridden my chains a bit loose and stuck with KMC 410 and 510 series chains because I'm able to afford swapping them out frequently enough that ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Custom WeThePeople BMX (Eclat, Odyssey, Gsport, Bsd, Colony, Stereo) 8/29/2015 7:43 AM

What's up wtih those ridges at the ends of your top/down tubes, where they're meeting the headtube? There's a distinct bulge there, like right where a gusset would be - is that a gusset? It looks like it goes around the entire tubing, I've never seen ... more »

Added reply in a thread BIKE FOR TRADE CULT 8/29/2015 7:40 AM

ROFL

Added reply in a thread ID this "FBM"? [Hint: Not an FBM] 8/29/2015 7:36 AM

Brayden- Thank you, I'll try WTP and Subrosa next! I've got like 5+ back/forth's with the guy from Kink but, unfortunately, we're only 'confident' we're not sure... I want to be damn-sure and verify it by measuring CS, SS etc to be positive I've found ... more »

Added reply in a thread Weight saving (they all add up) 8/28/2015 6:02 PM

why shadow vultus bars? I ride those myself, kind of assumed they were at least as heavy as others the same size..

Added reply in a thread Back Bentley (now street asf) 8/28/2015 4:40 PM

Did it slip because it wasn't tightened enough, or is that just a bad idea to put a spacer between stem and fork-bolt?

Added reply in a thread How to lighten up my bike 8/28/2015 4:30 PM

You should post a picture it would help, but something I do to any bike I own is removing *anything* I don't use, so on your bike I imagine I'd just get the grinder out and remove: - any brake mounts and/or cable-guides - cut handlebars to the exact ... more »

Added reply in a thread How to lighten up my bike 8/28/2015 4:27 PM

As far as weight loss relative to money spent, are most people going to find the best 'bang for buck' by upgrading wheels?

Added reply in a thread How to make this bike faster? 8/28/2015 4:23 PM

Thinner, higher-pressured tires. Higher gearing ratio (bigger sprocket to driver ratio). Tight cranks/drivetrain so no losses of efficiency. Past those there's little on the bike I can think of that would anything for speed, like I doubt weight would ... more »

Added reply in a thread Best setups for manuals? 8/28/2015 12:27 PM

Thanks that's reassuring! I'm 99% that my 'crappier' frame is still full chromoly so I guess I shouldn't be a bitch about it haha, I just love my SU2 to death and think i still view my Kink as 'that cheap bike i got an incredible deal on' I had a dyno ... more »

Added reply in a thread Best setups for manuals? 8/28/2015 11:20 AM

Took me a second to realize that was my username lol! Yes I've had a lot of luck between yesterday afternoon and today, I don't think i've hit a new record for distance but I'm getting into them with a *much* higher frequency than before, so think it's

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Added reply in a thread Custom-printing stickers? 8/28/2015 11:12 AM

thanks am gg check them out right now!

Added reply in a thread Custom-printing stickers? 8/28/2015 11:11 AM

Well I guess it's not so much about 'custom' as it is the fact that, if I could submit the jpg myself, I could cram a ton of stickers onto it and kind of cut them out, like I'd expect that sheet to supply me 10+ stickers and that'd be that! Any specific ... more »

Started new thread Custom-printing stickers? 8/27/2015 6:38 PM

I recently got a used bike that I eventually discerned was a Kink, and I'd like to get stickers - in fact I want more stickers than just that, and was thinking that there must be someone/somewhere that would print custom stuff, like if I made a jpg image ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Best setups for manuals? 8/27/2015 6:26 PM

Ok I gotta say thanks to everyone for the tips, I've stuck several really good manuals today. I kind of wish that my United was a better fit for me than my lower-quality Kink, but I guess for this 5'7" rider a 20.75"TT is just a better fit :\ Still gonna ... more »

Added reply in a thread Re-Upholstering BMX seats? 8/27/2015 1:34 PM

Awesome idea! My brother and I have been talking about going to a local park that's got tons of rattlesnakes to get a skin, that could end up being a pretty crazy project haha I'd certainly want to get several nice ones completed with regular fabrics

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