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Shadow Conspiracy Interlock v2 Chain



The Good:

This chain is so strong. I have the SUPREME version of this chain. It is quoted at the Shadow website as being capable of handling up to 1.5 tons of shear. The links are extremely burly and rugged. The SUPREME comes with forging and a whopping price (around 54 bucks!). THey stand up to everything but stretch quite a bit while breaking in.

The Bad:

This chain is so strong. Wait, didn't I say that above?! The bad thing about this

Overall Review: The chain comes super long with extra links in case your somehow snap it in 20 years. Measure twice, cut once! In a nutshell, here is what happened. I installed the chain. Whoops, too long. I got it out. Took one link off. Reinstalled. The wrong way. Took it off again. Reinstalled in the correct way. A link looked bent so I tried to replace it. Broke my chain tool doing so. Should have bought the Shadow Interlock Chain Tool. Now I have a plate that is a little bit bent on the underside, but apart from that, links and top are fine and straight. Do yourself a favor. 1/Let a bike shop do it for you. 2/Make you you have a real BMX-spec chain tool. The chain looks so strong that, even with my bent plate, I am hoping it will hold on. I mean, who can generate 1.5 tons of force?!?
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Vital BMX member Skylight
119382 Skylight,119382/all 06/13/15 1 4,119382/setup 15 505 1 6 2

Kink Samurai Grips

“Slick, Smooth: Samurai”


The Good:

Good and soft compound, ODI-like feel. Good gripping and really nice bar ends. Quite tacky. It is not as thick as some other grips, but it compensates for that by having a great design and a good compound. They last quite well. Those with death grips might need something else....

The Bad:

Slips: loses a bit of grip when hands start sweating. This gets a star off, sadly, as it is important for me.
Apart from that, nothing bad at all...

Overall Review: These grips are smooth, and as I said above, tacky and soft. The only gripe is the sweat problem, but that is my fault and not the grip's. They come flangeless and have a nice, straight, and simple bar ends. The design is like mixing an ODI longneck with odyssey chase hawk grips.
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Vital BMX member Skylight
119382 Skylight,119382/all 06/13/15 1 4,119382/setup 15 505 1 6 2

Colony Contour Rim

“Pretty alright”


The Good:

Lasted me 6 months and it could handle rough riding. Tubes never popped. Only broke 2 spokes.

The Bad:

Dents easily and gets super warped easily if you're a hard rider

Overall Review: A great rim that can handle huge cases and hard riding. After 6 months it started to go to shit by denting and being really warped but I got my money's worth.
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Vital BMX member thejewishkidfromthehob
113217 thejewishkidfromthehob,113217/all 11/01/14 1 1 2 3

2013 WeThePeople Justice Bike

“Not such a good bike”


The Good:

Great for a begginer

The Bad:

Frame cracks like no other 3 of 4 of my buddies had a justice and the ones head tube snaped the other 2 drop outs cracked and my 4th buddies bottom tube snaped on his WTP crysist frames are weak and front rims suck due to unsealed hub

Overall Review: Great bike for begginer little pricy for quality but it looks better than it rides not to beavy for a begginer

S&M Pitchfork XLT Fork

“Badass forks”


The Good:

Im not a fan of S&M but these are strong forks they are heat treated and not bad deal for the cost for them there also very light to but the best thing is that they are american made forks

The Bad:

Trading them for fit forks is a bad thing to do and also Bolt that comes with it is easy to strip out i had the right Allen key for it and it still stripped it also u cant put fat tires on them

Overall Review: I recomend this to a friend and worth the price

Premium Products 1948 Cranks

“Great cranks”


The Good:

Weight is perfect they are strong i never worry about tightening them i love the hollow spindle i got mine in chrome

The Bad:

When the first time i went to take them off they were a bitch to remove and i even used the grease that would prevent seizing

Overall Review: Recomend to anyone who likes premium and anyone looking to reduce weight on there bike and to have strong cranks its definitely worth the money

2009 Premium Three Ring Bike

“One of premiums best bikes at the time”


The Good:

The frame is strong i had it for 3 years my buddie sold it to me And he was satisfied with it when he owned it he only sold it cause he needed some cash but i updated all the parts and got the whole bike to weigh about 21 lbs this bike has been through alot and never let me down even till this day

The Bad:

Was heavy until u customize it and they quit making 3 rings

Overall Review: I would recomend at least the frame to anyone its strong and reliable and worth your money

Fit Barstool Seat

“Best Seat Ever”


The Good:

Everything!!!!!! This seat is super soft. Extremely fat and is just amazing.

The Bad:


Overall Review: This seat is great. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to run a fat seat.

Animal Jump-Off Stem Stem

“Love this stem”


The Good:

It's a badass stem, bought it for my BMX race bike, raced with it for a year, never had one issue with it, considering how many gates I pulled, and how many jumps I hit / wrecks I had. it's strong, medium weight, looks sick.

The Bad:

Nothing bad about it at all.

Overall Review: I'd recommend It to anyone. Animal makes some pretty sick products
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Vital BMX member MichaelBmx95
119303 MichaelBmx95,119303/all 06/09/15 1 1