Added reply in a thread Folded Wire Bead Tire 12/12/2015 7:28 AM

It's not the best idea to ship a tire like that. However 99% of the time it won't hurt the tire as long as you don't get any sharp kinks in the bead. www.albes.com

Added reply in a thread Hey, uh, Albes 12/1/2015 7:49 AM

Ah man! Bummed you have an issue with us. It's true that we sometimes work pretty hard to make it seem like we aren't working hard. However we process and ship 1000's of orders a month and have very few issues. When there is an issue we normally go above ... more »

Added reply in a thread mini shredder 16" custom build 11/30/2015 9:12 PM

I agree with Grumpy Steve. He'll be over a 16" pretty quick. If he's really into it and riding hard it may be worth building him up a bad ass 18" as he can ride an 18" till the age of 13 or so like Brett Banasiewicz did. There are a few decent aftermarket ... more »

Added reply in a thread Did I do this right? 11/30/2015 9:06 PM

Looks good in the photos. Maybe someday you can be like Turbo (our bad ass wheel builder here at Albe's) and tell people you twist nipples for a living. www.albes.com

Added reply in a thread I think I hate... 11/30/2015 9:02 PM

Kinda funny and kinda mean at the same time...

Added reply in a thread Which free coaster? 11/30/2015 9:01 PM

The Cult uses slightly modified KHE internals that have been around a long time and well tested. Most of the hubs using the same internals will treat you well. A few good deals on KHE style Freecoaster hubs are WTP Helix on sale for $99 ($84.96 if you ... more »

Added reply in a thread Hey, uh, Albes 11/30/2015 8:50 PM

HAHAHAHH!!! We've never claimed to be smart. We just ride bikes and sell them to our friends. There has been several items that were 75%. A few Cult forks, Animal Vade sweaters, Proper front hubs, DC shoes, Albe's Bandanas, ect... A few deals that are ... more »

Added reply in a thread Albes Rules 11/27/2015 12:09 PM

AMERICA!!!!

Added reply in a thread Downtown and Metro Detroit Area Parks and Spots 11/27/2015 12:08 PM

Here are a few of the indoor parks in our area. http://www.modernskate.com/ http://skatetrp.com/ http://www.zerogravitysk8.com/ Hope that helps -- www.albes.com

Added reply in a thread Spokes? 11/24/2015 6:20 PM

I'm not sure how Dan's does it but on the Albe's site we have a spot just to let us know what you are lacing and the shipping guys will figure the size for you. http://www.albes.com/search.php?search_query=Spokes+and+nipples

Added reply in a thread Albes Rules 11/24/2015 1:03 PM

The "Bruce" deal was supposed to end last night but I'm letting the code work until midnight tonite so take advantage. That code will work on anything we sell but gift certificates. More info at... http://www.albes.com/save-up-to-75-at-albes-bmx/

Added reply in a thread Demolition Rotator 11/23/2015 11:28 AM

Should fit just fine.

Added reply in a thread looking for my first bike in a long time 11/20/2015 11:20 AM

It's a closeout so the sale runs until they are gone. We have a handful left. Hope the Chevy isn't too serious! --flip

Added reply in a thread ISO Complete Rim 11/19/2015 12:17 PM

No worries. If anyone else wants that set let me know.

Added reply in a thread ISO Complete Rim 11/19/2015 10:58 AM

In looking around here I found we have a Kink Viridian front hub in black I didn't know we had. Check this... Kink Viridian front hub black Kink Incite Rear hub 9t Black Kink Orion Rims Black Black spokes All hand built by turbo and ready to ride $175 ... more »

Added reply in a thread ISO Complete Rim 11/19/2015 8:01 AM

The are close to the same. I like the rim better on the Revenge and the hub better on the Mission (just because you can get axles and drivers for it really easy) but overall the wheels are the same quality. Did you see Revenge now has that wheelset available ... more »

Added reply in a thread Park Riders with Coasters 11/19/2015 7:52 AM

It's pretty obvious that street is what's "big" right now but in the past few months we've been selling a ton of brakes and Ti spokes. I see park riding coming back strong soon. www.albes.com

Added reply in a thread Need suggestions for getting my kid a new bike 11/19/2015 7:49 AM

We'll like Bikelove626 posted the best deal available right now is the DK Helio http://www.albes.com/dk-helio-2015-bike-sale/ However it's a 21' top tube and will be too long for him for a bit. In the under $400 price range the Fit bikes seem to be the ... more »

Added reply in a thread looking for my first bike in a long time 11/19/2015 7:35 AM

If i was on a budget of $400 or less that's what I'd buy too. Party on!

Added reply in a thread post your christmas lists! 11/17/2015 4:11 PM

We are having a contest! You can win $200 to spend on your X-Mas list at www.albes.com. check it! http://www.albes.com/wishlist/