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This. With dirt it does not cost more than time to change it up (but tends to have more maintenance)
Yea, it's the St. Cloud Minnesota Skate Plaza-almost exclusively wedges and ledges.The "brick" looking thing is a 90 hip, but the transition can boot decently with enough speed.
One thing to consider is new means knowing what it has been through, used it could be one 2 foot hop from exploding.
Less broken wrists and rolled ankles from what I have seen.
If the slack is changing without being pulled apart, it could be the spring balls are messed up, could be a small groove in your clutch the balls sit in and sometimes pop out of weirdly, could be spacers in wrong order causing something to stick sometimes, ... more »
I skated for a couple years then moved to a farm with almost nowhere to skate so I started riding BMX more. Built some trails in my yard and a few boxes etc. I still tinker once in a while.
I went to taller bars and a top load and it seems to have helped. I am now on a 1/2" longer frame as well and that seems to have helped. I also have not put more than maybe an hour at a time on it. But taller bars always help with lower backs. That doctor ... more »
With that budget (Assuming USD?) you have a pretty open market at your disposal. You could research and find discounted items to build a custom bike for that if color doesn't matter much, or you could get a dialed complete and run it til you need something ... more »
This. If you watch a lot of the large drops, they go fast to not just plop down.
There was some bottle thing at a local grocery store-I saw it and thought it was lame and then after I left I recalled this thread. Shucks. Woulda been funny.
If you are concerned, get road bike bar wrap-Lizard Skins makes some awesome "grip like" stuff. Put that on your bars. Done. Ratboy did that back in the day. Stuff is awesome, and you can easily set up whatever length you want.
GOD I love this website sometimes.
Also for the price you paid, have the local police run the serial number-could be stolen if it has those parts on it. Also googling the serial number doesn't work-but if you post it we might be able to help decipher what it is. What is stamped on the ... more »
Yea, and I can't recall what it was...
Could be this. I had a tire bead crap out and it just wouldn't grab well in one spot and slipped off the rim causing a loud bang. Save for a fresh tire soon in case it happens.
Honestly you would be at 50 in labor, and probably 20ish or more in spokes. You could find a reasonable cassette wheel for around 100-150 bucks. It'd be easier to get the cassette and ride, and keep the coaster as a spare wheel for now.
I watched Tom Haugen tell kids at a park that flips were impossible when they asked him if he could-the kids responded with "I saw it on xgames" so he said it was all smoke and mirrors. As he said that, Luke Hastay rolled in and flipped the box at that ... more »
I talk like a "fake ass thug" and DRIVE MY OWN MINIVAN to the park :D not really haha. The van part is legit, vans rule. But yea, kids ask about tricks and riding my bike. I tell them honestly about the tricks-usually "Back in the day I could, but I ... more »
My switch has been at work, at the car dealer, at the repair shop and home. Still have not put it on the TV-but I am working on a killer custom shelf for it before I do. Zelda is super fun. Just about to take down the 3rd Divine Beast. I have taken down ... more »
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