Added reply in a thread Hairspray slippery 2/16/2017 1:31 PM

I used paint because I had some and it's liquidy and allows you to slid the grip on the bars. Any liquid will work if it will dry eventually. I use zip ties now though. Works great and the grips are ready to go as soon as they're installed.

Added reply in a thread Hairspray slippery 2/16/2017 9:58 AM

I've used just my breath to install grips. Just breath really heavily into the grip, then slide 'em on. I've used every method mentioned in this thread. They all work just fine if you do them correctly (don't use too much of whatever you're using) I've ... more »

Added reply in a thread Coming back after 2 years chronic back pain 2/13/2017 11:14 AM

I mentioned me being much older because, as a much older guy, I've been dealing with back pain for much longer than the OP. As you mentioned, the best thing to do is to see a doctor. I suggest a sports medicine doctor as they seem to have a better understanding ... more »

Added reply in a thread Coming back after 2 years chronic back pain 2/12/2017 9:52 PM

I'm old enough to be your dad. I had back surgery. See a fucking GOOD doctor/sports therapist.

Added reply in a thread Old Fat Guy Looking for 26 or 29 Cruiser 2/11/2017 8:31 AM

SE is going to have the best bang for your buck, compared to a smaller company. They have more buying power than smaller companies. If you're only cruising, go for 26 or 29. It will be far more comfy than a 24.

Added reply in a thread Fun Fact.... 2/11/2017 8:26 AM

why would you want a giant sprocket?

Added reply in a thread New bmx company? 2/9/2017 11:36 PM

bmx has always been about marketing. people buy parts/shirts/etc because of how the riders are marketed. All parts break. Colorways come and go. Trends change. The best to ever do it was Bob Osborn and Chris Moeller. Ask Crandall how easy it is to stay ... more »

Added reply in a thread BMX Cruiser 26 Options 2/5/2017 11:16 AM

SE bikes is doing some cool stuff with big bikes too. Check 'em out.

Added reply in a thread Rear Brakes Wont Spring Back 2/5/2017 11:13 AM

Few bucks probably. But, I'd take that arm and spring off and lube the post with grease. then try to put it back on with less tension. You'll have to adjust the other side too but it sounds like you know how to do that.

Added reply in a thread Rear Brakes Wont Spring Back 2/5/2017 9:07 AM

That spring is fucked. Take that side off, clean and grease the post and put the spring/arm back on. You may need to get a new spring. Swapping the springs from each side shouldn't be the issue. Unless you previously took the springs out/off and put ... more »

Added reply in a thread what type of crank do i have? 2/3/2017 2:28 PM

Don't upgrade. Keep riding this bike and start saving money for a new bike.

Added reply in a thread brakes or no breaks whats better 1/31/2017 10:23 AM

Miami Hoppers with 4" pegs suck. Stationary tricks need to stay in the 80's.

Added reply in a thread Painting a raw frame 1/28/2017 12:50 AM

Why strip a factory paint job? I'd rough it up and spray right over the top of it, using quality paint.

Added reply in a thread Post what you think is unfair in bmx 1/28/2017 12:48 AM

If you weren't around when Slayer released their first E.P. , you probably won't get it..... now get the fuck off my lawn! :D

Added reply in a thread Custom indust bike check 1/26/2017 11:58 AM

Did you post this to the 22 inch FB page? You should. How tall are you?

Added reply in a thread Do you still have your first frame? 1/24/2017 9:35 PM

I got my first 20 inch in 1977. I got my first 'bmx frame' in 1982. I no long have either of those frames.

Added reply in a thread i feel like my handlebars are wayyy too small. 1/24/2017 10:19 AM

just go ride your bike.

Added reply in a thread Shot of the day 1/23/2017 4:08 PM

^what park is that?

Added reply in a thread BMX chain 1/23/2017 11:11 AM

straiten your rear wheel? Make sure the chain is tight enough? We need more info as to why/when it comes off.

Added reply in a thread 2017 MIRRA PRO FRAME 1/23/2017 11:09 AM

I realize that. But I supported Haro, Redline, GT and Mongoose before they had to put stickers on bikes. Back when those four brands were pushing limits of bmx and making parts/frames for progressive riding. When they stopped supporting riders by putting ... more »