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Added reply in a thread Want to get back in the game & need help 6/6/2014 1:06 AM

The 250S project MOSTLY complete.

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Added reply in a thread **Official rawing/painting thread!!** 5/15/2014 8:28 PM

In the spirit of all good things "raw," I'm sharing my 250S raw job from Sunday of this week. Aircraft remover, 2 different grits of sandpaper (stepping down), 3 gauges of steel wool to polish (stepping down) and 4 steady thin coats of clear ... more »

Added reply in a thread Want to get back in the game & need help 4/16/2014 8:56 PM

I'm considering taking this one to the shop and media-blasting it. Feeling like raw is definitely how this frame will be happiest.

Added reply in a thread Want to get back in the game & need help 4/16/2014 8:55 PM

O.K.,... Picked up a complete built on a 250S frame. It's got Eastern forks, cranks, sprocket and bars and all else is Odyssey, Animal and Sun. Two projects to work on now.

Added reply in a thread Want to get back in the game & need help 4/15/2014 9:27 PM

I rattled about in my alley on Saturday afternoon when I brought the thing home. It was a blast. The weight isn't that bad (frame is 8#-ish). The flights are heavy and clunky, the sprocket is just plain garbage and the brake cable was blown out, so I ... more »

Added reply in a thread Want to get back in the game & need help 4/15/2014 8:25 AM

This will be the base for my project - the used bit I plan to build up / on. While I'm working on it, I'm thinking of picking up a new shop-bought bike so to build a relationship with a shop and have a warranty to take advantage of if necessary. ... more »

Added reply in a thread Want to get back in the game & need help 4/14/2014 10:21 PM

"blaaaaaaaaa:" No, the Alex rims are Y22 and G303, both single wall. VP-550 pedals and a Haro Big Block stem. No idea what flights are on it.

Added reply in a thread Want to get back in the game & need help 4/14/2014 10:18 PM

O.K., guys, I'm planning to buy a "beater" just to have something to get started riding again while I build on the Standard frame. I'm looking at two complete store-bought bikes and can't decide which one to pull the trigger on. Can you help? Both 2010, ... more »

Added reply in a thread Want to get back in the game & need help 4/12/2014 1:25 PM

Picked up a Standard frame (STA), forks and bars this morning as part of a complete bike comprised of this-n-that parts ('Goose sprocket, Haro stem, G*d-only-knows what crankset, Alex rims (Y22 and G303 - both single-wall) and tons of other odds & ... more »

Added reply in a thread Want to get back in the game & need help 4/11/2014 7:17 AM

Found a few used bikes built on Standard frames (STA & 250L). May try to check them out this weekend.

Added reply in a thread Want to get back in the game & need help 4/9/2014 1:46 PM

Thank you, thank you. Yeah, I mentioned Standard above. I haven't been in to Goodtimes (Standard's retail shop here - their production facility is downtown) yet to chat with any of the guys there about bikes and probably should. Some guys here in town ... more »

Added reply in a thread Want to get back in the game & need help 4/9/2014 9:31 AM

Thanks! S&M seems super, but prohibitively expensive for me at the moment. I'm a married father. 'Nuff said. Thinking about this too much, perhaps, but... What seems to me to be my best choice at the present time (and I hate going this route - I ... more »

Started new thread Want to get back in the game & need help 4/7/2014 9:42 PM

I'm a former rider (race & trick) who dropped out of the BMX game in / around '87 and want to get back in for fun and health. I'm so far out of the loop and not even sure of what my body will be able to handle anymore, but know I want to start tricking ... more »

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Former BMX / freestyle addict hungry to jump back in - now in my 40s, completely out of the loop and need some guidance from current players to help me find the right bike to get started again.

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