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Added reply in a thread BB problem 7/25/2014 7:46 PM

Bearings can be used over and over, I think Dave on here has been running the same BB for several years without issue. Greasing them can go a long way, I grease mine every couple months and they still feel brand new when popped out. To answer the OP's ... more »

Added reply in a thread proper gear ratios 7/24/2014 9:59 PM

Why the fuck is this still being bumped

Added reply in a thread Double pegs.. 7/24/2014 9:41 PM

I was always taught to get your front on first, then your back. Not like a straight up tooth pick then bring your back up, but within a split second you know? Reason being is you can leverage yourself up onto something this way sometimes, and most importantly, ... more »

Added reply in a thread Last back wheel thread lol! 7/24/2014 8:21 PM

Go for it, but if you can spring $10 more for a rim I would do that. I'm positive the Rhynolite will hold up, but if you thrash your wheels I would get something just a bit stronger personally.

Added reply in a thread animal glh tires 7/24/2014 8:18 PM

My exact setup for the last 3 & a half years, I love it.

Added reply in a thread Odyssey Springfield Brake -first impressions- 7/24/2014 8:17 PM

They're sooo simple to set up. I mean I don't find normal brakes that hard but Springfield's are so easy. Only problem I've seen with them are the springs breaking for some people, but like you said they're budget brakes. And a replacement arm would ... more »

Added reply in a thread trimming bars 7/24/2014 9:07 AM

I use one of these at the bike shop

Just measure, mark, and line up where the mark is and take a hacksaw to it and it'll cut it straight. Usually I'll clamp it in a vice to make things easier. Whatever method you choose, always measure at least ... more »

Added reply in a thread Better engagement??? 7/23/2014 7:38 PM

you can double a c-clip, I've done it before and all it does is makes your hub louder and driver seem tighter since the pawls won't retract as easily. won't do anything for engagement though

Added reply in a thread Better engagement??? 7/23/2014 7:19 PM

Well both hubs have 4 pawls, so I'm guessing the ratchet ring might be different in the rogue, making for less points of engagement. or it has to do with the shitty single wraparound spring in the demolition hub, the mix has individually sprung springs ... more »

Added reply in a thread raceing a freestyle bike 7/23/2014 6:27 PM

Well to be fair, FEDEXdoobie is right. Skinnier tires are better for racing, they roll faster & weigh less for starters.

Added reply in a thread raceing a freestyle bike 7/23/2014 5:06 PM

The way I see it, bolt & spline drive can both have tight/loose spots. The only thing spline drive removes 100% is the "bent" look some sprockets can get if you don't put them on right. Bolt drive sprockets you need to tighten the cranks first, then ... more »

Added reply in a thread I think im gonna quit bmx... 7/23/2014 4:14 PM

ehh riding alone isn't that fun, I mean it's still super fun just to cruise but when I'm actually trying to come out and throw down some big stuff, I will not do it if I'm alone. Being with friends & doing that is awesome, especially when everyone's ... more »

Added reply in a thread I think im gonna quit bmx... 7/23/2014 3:05 PM

Well don't take this the wrong way, but are you an annoying little shit? Cause my group of friends & I tend to ignore people like that occasionally. Just go out and find them one day and just be chill while riding with them.

Added reply in a thread Essential Tools! 7/23/2014 3:02 PM

Shadow chain breaker Probably the only thing Shadow that I have never actually broken haha. You can break half link & full link chains with it, I use it all the time at the shop with no problems. $20 is a fair price too I think, considering the $4 Wal-Mart ones ... more »

Added reply in a thread I think im gonna quit bmx... 7/23/2014 2:59 PM

And the reason you can't call them up to ride instead is...? Just go out and meet up with them, don't wait for them to hit you up.

Added reply in a thread Hub cassette 7/23/2014 12:25 AM

Out of the 3 you listed, Cult Match for sure. Fuck the Primo Remix. The Demolition Rogue I would stay away from personally just because it has a single spring wraparound design in the driver, and shitty small bearings in the driver, plus alloy hardware ... more »

Added reply in a thread Beer 7/22/2014 1:48 PM

I'm out of the loop, I do not drink.

Added reply in a thread couple of help questions Please give a hand. 7/20/2014 10:14 PM

I THINK the Ribcage would be better for brakes due to its hard anodizing finish, that is if it wasn't rawed down/resprayed or something.

Added reply in a thread intergrated to clamp? 7/20/2014 9:57 PM

I'm not too sure, I would guess if there's enough material that a clamp will still fit onto the seat tube, then it can be done. butttttt, the seat tube might be too thick to fit a seat clamp around it. I'm not too sure on that though. You could also ... more »

Added reply in a thread couple of help questions Please give a hand. 7/20/2014 9:53 PM

this. Personally though I'd go with the Ribcage in the rear just because I have no experience with the Hula-Hoop & it would give me peace of mind knowing my back wheel's super strong haha. Not saying the Primo isn't though, just saying I have no ... more »