I posted this in another thread but thought it should be it's own thread in case any of you guys had questions or comments. Here's a quick run down on how to calculate spoke length: Check out this link -> http://www.bikeschool.com/tools/spoke-length-calculator They have a good tutorial on how ... more »
Added reply in a thread Please tell me the diffrence between these frames. 11/22/2014 9:14 AM
I would say that those 3 frames will be pretty similar. The Benny Frame is the lightest and has a shorter back end then the other two, so it will be the most twitchy. The Mac and the Savage both have big stand overs and similar length back ends. They ... more »
Added reply in a thread Pedal grinds on metal pedals? 11/19/2014 11:24 PM
I do lots of pedal grinds and I've tried every type of pedal and I'm back to simple plastic pedals. One of the guys who rides for our shop also does a lot of pedal grinds and he's using regular plastic pedals as well. If you get metal pedals they will ... more »
Added reply in a thread new bars. s&m fathead bars or s&m og slam bars 10/26/2014 12:42 PM
Fat Heads are a more modern size that you'll probably like better. 4 Up is great too.
Added reply in a thread Tree Ergo Fat Seat first Impression 10/18/2014 12:43 PM
Tree definitely makes nice stuff. Their Ergo slim seat is really comfy too!
Added reply in a thread Cinema Freecoaster 10/18/2014 12:42 PM
That's Canadian dollars though. It usually works out to the same for Canadians up here because we have to pay duty and brokerage and high shipping costs when buying from the US or other places. Stuff is expensive for us to buy as a shop because all of ... more »
Added reply in a thread Cinema Freecoaster 10/18/2014 8:38 AM
It retails for $229.99 in our shop and across Canada. It is also available pre-built with a 777 rim for $389. I could hook up Free Shipping on either for you too. We don't currently have the XXL rim but I could see about ordering it. I'm definitely going ... more »
Added reply in a thread Cinema Freecoaster 10/17/2014 1:13 PM
Wow this thread went off topic haha. Just wanted to say that we've got a few of these in the shop and have taken them apart. They are the KHE style internals. A nice thing about them is that they do have 3 slack washers in there for adjusting your slack. ... more »
Added reply in a thread How much will I suck 10/8/2014 10:18 PM
Hey Brayden good on you for buying from your local shop! If you've got a good local shop you gotta support it! If that's the bike you're in to then go for it. It definitely does look very nice and if you need to change anything you can always do that ... more »
Added reply in a thread How much will I suck 10/8/2014 3:40 PM
Thanks Jay. There's definitely a lot of bikes that would suit you fine considering you're still fairly new to BMX and not super hard on things. You don't have to spend that much on a complete to get a solid bike, that's for sure. Have you checked out ... more »
Added reply in a thread Cut Bars for barspins 10/4/2014 1:05 PM
If you think it will help then go for it! Maybe try only cutting 1/4" of each side to start and see how that feels?
Added reply in a thread Which frame 10/4/2014 1:03 PM
The FBM frame is more expensive because it is American Made. All of the other frames you have listed are Taiwan made, hence the price difference. Looking at those frames, the geo on all of them is pretty similar so I'd say pick the one you like. The ... more »
Added reply in a thread Slammed stem (no spacers) 10/4/2014 12:57 PM
That works unless your fork is too long. If that's the case you are going to have to cut it and if the steer tube is threaded you need to be careful. In my opinion one spacer, a 3mm or 5mm looks cleaner than just straight up slammed!
Added reply in a thread Chula stem 10/4/2014 12:53 PM
The Chula stems are very nice and give you a ton of lift if that's what you're looking for. I'm pretty sure that only stem that we have with more lift is the Fit High Top. Sexton is very nice too, super clean looking.
Added reply in a thread Spokes lenght. !@#%&&* 9/26/2014 11:26 AM
Check out this link below:
http://www.bikeschool.com/tools/spoke-length-calculator They have a good tutorial on how to calculate spoke length there too. Basically you need to know the following things: 1. ERD or Effective Rim Diameter: GSport lists this as 389mm. You can also measure this yourself. ... more »
Added reply in a thread Fit T/A 2.4" on Norco Siege 9/26/2014 11:15 AM
You could probably fit one on the front, but I doubt you could fit one on the back. The 2.4 T/A tires are quite huge when inflated.
Added reply in a thread 2014 fit vh2 9/20/2014 2:12 PM
Ya the bars are quite tall on the new Fit completes with that top load and spacers. If you're 5 8" you might want to think about a 20.75" top tube. It's definitely up to you though!
Added reply in a thread 2014 fit vh2 9/20/2014 9:27 AM
Fit's are some of the best completes on the market so you can't go wrong with one. That bike has a 21" top tube, does that work for your height? You should probably be something like 5' 9" - 6' 1" or so to feel most comfortable on that frame.
Added reply in a thread Tree OG sprocket and fit skyscrapers 9/19/2014 4:25 PM
I'm not sure what people are talking about when they talk about slamming their sprocket. You can run a spline drive sprocket anywhere on your spindle, you just add spacers behind it if you want it further out just like normal. The idea is you want it ... more »
Added reply in a thread Pinched Stem Help?? 9/18/2014 8:31 AM
This would work. Another tip is keep the bars on your stem when trying to get the stem off for leverage.