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Standard STA 500 Frame



The Good: Everything. Light, Strong and Looks Awesome. One of a kind frames. Custom specs, colors and decals if you want. MADE IN THE USA, DAVENPORT IOWA.

The Bad: Absolutely nothing. Most people would say "the price" but you get what you pay for. Standard Byke Co is the best in the buisness. You are paying for a HIGH QAULITY product that will last you a lifetime.

Overall Review: I have always wanted one since the first time I laid eyes on one in the 90's. There are just no other bikes out there that are built like Standard bikes. They are truly one of a kind. When I finally broke down and forked out the money, it was worth every penny. It is the most comfortable and stable bike I have ever ridden. I will never ride another bike ever again. Standard has got me hooked. I cant wait to order some more custom frames. Im sure someday my whole garage will be full of Custom rides from Standard Byke Co. Rick Moliterno is the MAN!

Odyssey Elementry Stem Stem

“A good stem.”


The Good: Unique design, better functioning design upgrade from the first version.

The Bad: If you over-tighten it, you may crush your bars and ovalize your steerer tube. Under-tighten it maybe slightly and your bars may move slightly. Knurling on some bars may be slightly big making the bars hard to fit into the stem.

Overall Review: Out of paranoia and unique clamping technique, I tend to not run these types of stems and just stick to the tradition 4 bolt face plate and 2 bolt rear pinching.

Animal Jump-Off Stem Stem

“A pretty bombproof stem.”


The Good: A bit heavy, but real bulky and sturdy, good clamping with big strong bolts.

The Bad: Sometimes if the rear cannot be tightened enough, it has to be over-tightened, causing pinching.

Overall Review: Somewhat almost comparable to other bombproof stems like the S&M Challenger.

Cult 410 Chain

“A good cheap chain.”


The Good: Doesn't stretch easily.

The Bad: Nothing really.

Overall Review: Same thing as a regular KMC Z 410. If you do grind on the drive side, go for a KMC 410H or 510 HX Dropbuster, both of which will last for ages before something goes wrong.

Cult VANS Grips

“Pretty decent grips.”


The Good: They grip well and don't wear out that quick.

The Bad: Some pairs can be quite sticky and too soft, causing more calluses than being soft on the hands. The bar ends are as crappy as the plastic ODI's, so be sure to grab something better bar ends.

Overall Review: A decent grip, but some pairs may not always come out exactly right.

Demolition Machete Tire

“Should stick to dirt only for this.”


The Good: It's light and thin for those weight-weenies out there. Lasts good for the first 2 months or so.

The Bad: It's way too thin leading to countless punctures, wearing out too quickly, losing much grip, and possibly blowing out/exploding. Same problems with the Momentum except the Momentum isn't directional, which makes it even worse at slipping out.

Overall Review: This tire should strictly be ridden for dirt or park or something that requires light riding. Not riding like street where rough ledges and obstacles can tear right through the flimsy sidewalls. If you were to ever only have a choice between this and the Momentum, they're still both crappy, but it'd be smarter to take this one in that situation.

Fit F.A.F. Tire

“By far one of the best tires out in the BMX market.”


The Good: The regular 2.25 version takes forever to wear out! It's also grippy as hell! Thick and everything for holding up to street, grinding, and everything else, except maybe dirt.

The Bad: All other sizes and versions suck apart from the regular version in the 2.25 size. They all wear down quicker but still grip okay. This tire is not meant for dirt riding, but it still does the job decently.

Overall Review: I'd say this and the Fly Ruben Rampara tires are the only tires I've ever liked in all my years of biking. They take forever to wear down and are super thick and stay grippy! Hope these stay if the Rampara's are to go, which would be quite sad! :(

SNAFU Anorexic Pedals

“They really grab your shoes!”


The Good: They really grab your shoes

The Bad: they destroy your shoes

Overall Review: I´m using this pedal about 1 year and they keep working normally. I've never had to replace any bearings. The axle are strong but a had to straighten a few times when I hit the pedal on the floor. The bad about this pedal are the pins because they destroy your shoes quickly. But the pins are removables and you can adjust as your necessity.

Eastern Bikes Motley Cranks

“not bad at all”


The Good: they lasted me 4 years

The Bad: shity spindle bolts

Overall Review: i rode mine hard had them since i started riding they just shitted out on me like 2 weeks ago. when i went to take off my spindle bolts the little piece of shit aluminum bolt snaped off in the spindle that happened to both sides but after 4 year i wasnt expecting them to last very much longer as it was. bought them brand new for 20$ because someone never picked them up on a warrenty for the bike shop.

Kink Bedlam Sprocket

“kink sprocket”


The Good: Great sprocket, really thick

The Bad: not really anything, every once in a while, it will skip a link but that's only because my chain isn't tight so its not a con

Overall Review: great sprocket , got it in black 28 tooth from my friend for 5 bucks, its my first 28 tooth and its really good, i would get it if your thinking about it, kink makes really good products for the most part