Added reply in a thread Trying New Parts... 5/27/2016 11:29 AM

I can see heights coming into play, but as of the last few years when everyone wanted stupid tall bars when they were 5 foot 1 never made sense. They start to make bikes look like scooters to me.

Added reply in a thread Is stolen a good brand 5/27/2016 11:27 AM

They support on a small scale compared to those other brands. They have their budget side Fiction, and give bikes out at a lot of shows the Twin Cities Fantasy Factory does, and sponsor events on a smaller level. Every brand is for profit-without it ... more »

Added reply in a thread New Old rider 5/26/2016 4:59 PM

My wife's friend bought one for her kid and he snapped the chain right away, they are being awful about returns and repairs.

Added reply in a thread Seats n spokes 5/26/2016 1:35 PM

Yea. Twice. SUCKED. Honestly I just bought spokes and relaced the wheel.

Added reply in a thread Seats n spokes 5/26/2016 12:24 PM

Once one spoke goes, it can throw tension off on the others around it and across the wheel which will cause more to go. Be glad it was one and not 14. I did 14 on two separate occasions. Might be time to consider replacing all spoke on that wheel and ... more »

Added reply in a thread Bmx chain slip 5/25/2016 5:37 PM

Might be something internally-the pawls and springs might have an issue, could be the sprocket causing issues. Driver doesn't look really worn at all. I would see if you can get a decent video of the slippage.

Added reply in a thread . 5/25/2016 5:13 PM

It will ship with whatever method the seller chooses to send it. Might be USPS, might be UPS, might be FEDEX, could be DHL, could be Spee-Dee Delivery, could be carrier pigeon, possibly a dude with a horse, maybe by pack mule, they might even have a ... more »

Added reply in a thread Buy Used or Buy new when I have the money to do so? 5/25/2016 5:10 PM

I would look into a nice used setup to check it out, in case you don't like it, AND continue to save to cover broken parts/things you want to change.

Added reply in a thread S&M frame number identification? 5/24/2016 4:05 PM

Email S&M

Added reply in a thread Tubes 5/24/2016 3:00 PM

80 PSI and then I run it for like 2 months, then back to 80 PSI.

Added reply in a thread Guess what... 5/24/2016 2:57 PM

Come ride the rails I have Mike. They aren't subrosa, but they are fun! Check it out on FB (if you still have one that is). Or Instagram.

Added reply in a thread spanish bb talk and advice 5/24/2016 2:56 PM

This. Ran for a long time on the same BB.

Added reply in a thread Guess what... 5/24/2016 1:29 PM

Exactly. Exercise and it is teaching you to work for the results you want.

Added reply in a thread Oddessy warranty department 5/24/2016 11:39 AM

That and the fact that they set it up without needing it in hand or photos from what we were told. Some brands dominate, others don't. Honestly the warranty dept is where they should have the best employees, because a lot of the younger kids have a heated ... more »

Added reply in a thread Hub Guards / Spokes 5/24/2016 11:31 AM

I had Odyssey in my last wheelset, never had an issue. In the past I have run DT Swiss, those were great too. Honestly, I would go either cheapest or aim for mid range of the budget.

Added reply in a thread Guess what... 5/24/2016 11:26 AM

Maybe she will come out and watch you!

Added reply in a thread New Old rider 5/23/2016 4:46 PM

I strongly suggest a helmet and pads.

Added reply in a thread light rims! 5/23/2016 1:17 PM

Sun rims are pretty common on the racing side of the fence (or at least were when I was in a shop)

Added reply in a thread gsport RIPcage 5/23/2016 1:16 PM

Honestly I think they are still playing with the idea, and i could see it working if they could adjust their beads pretty well to grip. But high pressure would be tough. MAYBE in a racing application or trails it would work decently, but you can easily ... more »

Added reply in a thread Not improving at all 5/23/2016 11:29 AM

Changing your bike setup can freshen things up too.

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