Aitkenisgod's Forum Activity

New thread Madera Cranks Headache 11/9/2018 1:25 AM

Bought some used Madera Protocol cranks a few months back, but they still aren't on my bike, because either a) I suck at this BMX maintenance stuff and I'm doing it wrong or b) the cranks are shit and I've been had. I just cannot get the crank on the

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New thread X Games Meh 10/19/2018 1:35 AM

Now I haven't watched X Games since the late 90s early 00s, and I was never really a fan of it then. But I'd watch it, because BMX on the TV was super rare and internet was out of the question. Anyway I thought I'd have a watch today and see if it's ... more »

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New thread Battle of Hastings Discussion 9/5/2018 2:51 AM

It's upon us. This is BMX event I got most psyched about every year, it always has the best riders, great atmosphere, it's an amazing park/set up and the riders always pull out some crazy stuff. What's everyone's thoughts this year, favourite rider, ... more »

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New thread Vans Sale 8/24/2018 2:00 AM

Don't know if any body is interested, but Vans have a class sale on at the moment that ends today, 50% off most shoes. I've just picked up some TNT pros for £28. I know a lot are against Vans for some reason, but tbh I've been pretty let down by the ... more »

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New thread Search Function 8/22/2018 7:48 AM

You get folk moaning on here a lot of the time, because some one hasn't use the search function before they post. This hasn't happened for me, but I do find that when you try and search something it comes up with posts from like 10 years ago. Is it not ... more »

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New thread Madera Cranks Help 8/16/2018 3:08 AM

So I have just received some Madera cranks I got off eBay, I think they are the Protocol cranks, and I'm having real trouble getting the cranks on to the spindle. Am I missing something, do you need a tool to do it? It's really hard, my old cranks would

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New thread Not So Tall Order 6/6/2018 3:54 AM

It's taken me a while to get round to doing this, as I didn't want to put it up till the bike was just how I want it. That is gonna take a while as I have other things sucking my finances dry. So here it is, my do all bike, that has a fair bit to go

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New thread Is there semething wrong with me? 6/5/2018 2:47 AM

I've started to think about giving plastic sleeved pegs a crack, I have at no point every debated the change, that was until this week. Any other metal lovers out there that have done the switch and been impressed? I feel like I'll miss the sound of ... more »

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New thread Flat Spot?? 4/8/2018 3:52 AM

I’m sure someone on here was running these rims and said they felt a bit too light. Clearly they weren’t wrong...

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New thread Brake for 16inch BMX 3/9/2018 2:45 AM

Looking for a bit of help. My son has a 16inch Kink, it's currently got a mission brake which isn't in great condition and the bolts are threaded. I want to stick a new brake on for him and was thinking that an Odyssey Springfield (I've got one on mine) ... more »

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New thread *Wanted* Road Fools 8 DVD 2/23/2018 2:14 AM

My favourite BMX video of all time, had it on VHS back in the day, but no idea where it is now. Would love to have it back again. Ideally looking for UK sellers and would also be interested in any other Road Fools DVDs.

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New thread UK Sellers 2/19/2018 8:43 AM

Just a thought but maybe a new topic for just UK sellers might help a lot of the UK peeps out. Anyone UK sellers list what you've got?

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New thread Turndowns 2/2/2018 5:23 AM

Hellllp. I’ve always wanted to learn turndowns, but I can’t even get them close. Not sure if I’m even turning the right way? I think it’s one of best looking tricks in BMX... when done right. This is an example of the complete shite that happens when

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New thread How often do you ride in the winter? 1/11/2018 5:51 AM

It's really hard for me to get out on my bike and ride, due to various factors like work, kids and currently (as I'm in the UK) the weather

I leave my bike in the back of my car just so I can grab the odd ride on my lunch for like 30 minutes, ... more »

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New thread Mike Aitken 12/20/2017 2:30 AM

Watching 12 days of Aitken has got me super stoked to ride, just a shame that I live in the UK and the weather is pants. His part in Square One will always be the best part ever. Anyway, does anyone on here know of what he has been up to recently, I ... more »

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New thread New Purchase 12/12/2017 3:49 AM

Recently stripped the bolts on the Salt brake that came with the bike, so It made sense to make an upgrade (in my opinion) as I there is nothing I hate more than fiddling round and adjusting the brake.

I've gone for the Odyssey Springfield ... more »

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New thread Etnies Chapters 12/7/2017 5:40 AM

Does anybody know what the song is from the Etnies Chapters trailer? I think it is also the same song for the Ruben/Joe Rich part. Thanks!

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New thread Instagram 11/22/2017 4:33 AM

Obviously the forum is great for chatting about BMX. But there aren't many pictures or videos of peoples riding on here. Be ace to see different riding styles etc, just little niblets or whatever it may be, I'm always interested to watch peoples videos ... more »

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New thread United Supreme Rear Wheel 11/17/2017 5:25 AM

I've searched the forum for previous posts, but I can't dig up anything. I'm looking at fairly budget rear wheels and Source BMX have a United Supreme Cassette rear wheel for dirt cheap. Has anyone had any experience with these? It says it's a 4 pawl ... more »

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New thread Riders you like 11/3/2017 8:51 AM

Before everyone flames me. I have searched this topic and they all seem to be over a year old. Anyway, after all the negative stuff in the "Pro Rider you hate". I'm interested to see what people riders like and why. So whether it's personality, style, ... more »

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