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Reply to ride or not ride?? 12/23/2014 4:01 PM

Just ride brakeless until you get the new cable if it snaps

Reply to Keyboard tires 12/23/2014 2:31 PM

Aaron Ross keyboard tires are the worst. They dont grip well in corners. Don't get them.

Reply to Weekend Shenanigans #1 & #2 11/30/2014 5:49 PM

Condense it more; you need to improve the editing. Right now it looks like a boring home video some random dude shot. There was too much fluff that was uneccessary and uninteresting. Also pick more interesting camera angles. Its ok its just your first ... more »

Reply to Dilemma. What the fuck do I do? **UPDATE** 11/30/2014 5:38 PM

Make sure that the bead of the tire is centered in the rim. The center of the rim should be the lowest spot so doing so can make it easier to pull tires off. Also, use more than 1 tire lever at a time to make pulling off the tire easier. Usually I'll ... more »

Reply to Sandblasting 6/4/2014 5:14 PM

If you sandblast aluminum you do not have to paint it and can leave it raw. Aluminum doesn't rust like steel does which is why it does not always need to be painted. If you sandblast steel (chromoly etc.) you will have to paint it or else it will rust ... more »

Reply to Just simply can't ride park.. 6/1/2014 4:38 PM

Go with friends if you can, it'll make you feel more comfortable. Also, don't give up. Everyone starts somewhere and not everyone progresses at the same speed.

Reply to Going to Bermuda 4/20/2014 6:41 PM

Some new pics. I sand blasted the headset cap and painted my upper gyro plate black. I also added some screws on the gyro plate to prevent it from moving around and to keep it in line with the stem. The screws were drilled in at a 30 degree angle using

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Reply to Going to Bermuda 4/15/2014 11:19 PM

Thanks for the comments! I'm really stoked with this setup.

Reply to 180 feet issues. 4/13/2014 11:23 AM

Look over your shoulder when you 180. That might help.

New thread Going to Bermuda 4/13/2014 11:13 AM

I busted my arm pretty bad recently so I figured I'd do a bike check. Frame : Volume Bermuda 21.25" Forks: Odyssey R25 Bars : WTP Sterling (9.2" rise, 27" wide) Stem : Odyssey Lincoln Headset : Primo Grips: Demolition Waffle grips Barends : Odyssey Par-Ends

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Reply to good bars for a 6'0 tall person 4/2/2014 6:19 PM

I'm 5'11" and run the WTP sterling bars with a Lincoln (topload stem) and an uncut steerer tube on my R32 forks. This is a great height for me and has really helped prevent back ache. I used to run Tree Moto bars (9.5 rise) but they were too wide and ... more »

Reply to Good Fork? 4/2/2014 6:10 PM

Personally I'd go with the Animals because I've had bad experiences with shadow products in the past. However, the last time I owned anything from shadow was probably about 5 years ago now so they may have improved since then. Also you never mentioned ... more »

Reply to Blair Perfection Progress 1/25/2014 11:31 AM

It looks great man!

Reply to Solid K/C v2 and Custom 1/24/2014 2:44 PM

Looks good! I'm diggin the railed seat.

New thread Miami, FL? 12/18/2013 10:02 PM

I'm gonna be in Miami for the next two weeks and I'm looking for people to ride with. Post up if you're in the area!

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Reply to freecoasters 12/9/2013 4:49 PM

^ THIS. If you don't do many fakie tricks then a coaster may not be for you.

Reply to Interesting BB concept 12/9/2013 3:49 PM

You could also just run more chain tension to prevent the cranks from spinning. My bet is that this isn't gonna be around for awhile.

Reply to Confidence issues... 11/26/2013 12:35 PM

Like others have said, wearing pads helps alot. I wear most of my pads whenever I ride and that helps me feel more confident. Also, just ride as much as you can. The more time you spend on your bike, the more comfortable you will be on it and as a result ... more »

Reply to Years out, looking to get back (new bike) 10/29/2013 2:51 PM

see if this code works for 20% off at Dans: 44M1 It expires 10/31. That should help broaden your choices since you could probably buy a better bike but for the same price with the 20% off. In 2012 I decided to buy a new bike after years off from BMX. ... more »

Reply to A SERIOUS thread about weight savings. 10/28/2013 6:55 PM

Just keep riding, you'll build up the strength eventually. I know that probably isn't the answer that you want to hear but it's the truth.