Added reply in a thread Buy New Cranks 2/12/2016 11:38 AM

Lol they had chrome multiple times over the years. It wasn't popular for a long time and it is coming back. I'm sure in time they will do it again possibly, but one thing to factor is how horrible chrome is for the environment compared to paint/powdercoating. ... more »

Added reply in a thread Anybody know how to fix a tight spot in a chain? 2/12/2016 11:33 AM

Could also be a stretched section of chain, or a stiff link. When you say a tight spot, do you mean your chain gets loose and tight as you pedal? Or is there a link that feels stiff and makes it hard to pedal when it nears your driver or sprocket? If ... more »

Added reply in a thread Name this cinema rim 2/12/2016 11:28 AM

But I thought you were the new pro on Volume, and had signature everything from Volume, because Volume sponsors you with their parts, that they send from Volume, which has logos from Volume? Volume.

Added reply in a thread 2 hip or specialized?? 2/12/2016 11:26 AM

If it was a 2012 model it was full chromoly. Shortly after they went to Hi ten steel.

Added reply in a thread Tight BB Bearings 2/12/2016 11:23 AM

It might be that the bearings are not resting evenly with eachother (this is an extreme angle example) /--\ which could cause binding. When you put your spindle in, does it slide in reasonably easily or do you have to beat the crap out of it to get it ... more »

Added reply in a thread Name this cinema rim 2/11/2016 4:30 PM

Dang, you're so lucky!

Added reply in a thread Profile Cranks 2/11/2016 4:24 PM

I ran GDH's for a while, and the ONLY issue I had was that on a rare occasion I had to snug the non-drive bolt. I've had the same issue with just about every crank I have run ever, so I wouldn't chalk it up to being Profile cranks.

Added reply in a thread 2 hip or specialized?? 2/11/2016 4:24 PM

The right arm has a similar look to Profile or non-pinch bolt cranks (there is no bolt on the arm to tighten it onto the spindle, yet there is one on the non-drive side and looks like a pretty basic 3 piece design for 8 spline. They kinda look like Sinz

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Added reply in a thread 2 hip or specialized?? 2/11/2016 3:46 PM

Post up some closeups of the cranks and spindle with the arm off, that's weird.

Added reply in a thread 2 hip or specialized?? 2/11/2016 3:43 PM

This is the worst attempt at being funny ever. You are super dumb.

Added reply in a thread Name this cinema rim 2/11/2016 3:14 PM

Khe internals, but you can switch to a cassette? Do you even know what that means?

Added reply in a thread 2 hip or specialized?? 2/11/2016 2:39 PM

So there are 8 big notches in the spindle when you take off the left crank arm?

Added reply in a thread Kink solace double pegs and hub guards? 2/11/2016 11:35 AM

This. Some frames need to be spread a tad, if you can, try to avoid it. Some hub guards replace lock nuts on hubs.

Added reply in a thread What brake/cable mounts do i need 2/11/2016 11:34 AM

The second set pictured by grumpysteve should work just fine.

Added reply in a thread 2 hip or specialized?? 2/10/2016 7:38 PM

http://2hip.com/bike_10_playboi.php It's a 2010 model. Specs: FRAME: 4130 frame w/ integrated headset 20.75tt, 13.25 rear, 25.9lbs. (25.3 brakeless) FORK: Full 4130 fork w/one piece steer CRANKS: 2piece 48 spline tubular 4130 cranks BB: Sealed mid bb ... more »

Added reply in a thread SANKO CHROMOLY? 2/10/2016 7:14 PM

http://www.odysseybmx.com/dailyword/2004/12/81-living-in-a-material-world/#more-3192 Read that article. Sums things up pretty well.

Added reply in a thread Raptor freecoaster maintenance/durability 2/10/2016 6:57 PM

I got it used, the kid I got it from had it for a few months and last I heard he never did, I haven't BUT I have only ridden it maybe 3-4 times due ti Minnesota winter/family/work schedule. I figure I will run it as is, then come spring when I will be ... more »

Added reply in a thread SANKO CHROMOLY? 2/10/2016 5:35 PM

http://www.vitalbmx.com/forums/BMX-Stuff-For-Sale,17/2015-Sunday-Soundwave-Complete-w-Odyssey-Clutch-Freecoaster,1307094 This would be a solid deal mike

Added reply in a thread looking for a dk ironcross 25t or 28t sprocket 2/10/2016 4:49 PM

I had a 36 back in the day, the dude I got if from bashed a flat spot in it, I took and carefully hammered it back round and ran if for another bunch of months.

Added reply in a thread How I can publish my video on Vitalbmx? 2/10/2016 4:45 PM

It won't be posted to the home page that way though. It would go to the first post of the forums.