Started new thread Bike stolen, keep and eye out please 5/12/2019 10:39 AM

Hey all, A riding buddy of mine had his bike stolen in Forestville, Maryland. If you can keep an eye out I'd greatly appreciate it. Feel free to DM me leads, ideas etc. Thanks!

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Added reply in a thread Any Knee/Shin Guard Recommendation? 8/13/2018 2:19 PM

I love my fox launch knee/shin guards, work great and very comfy. Have heard good things about the Fuse pads too.

Updated bike check Fit WIFI Custom 5/18/2018 10:04 PM
Added reply in a thread New cassette or repair old one? 5/18/2018 9:57 PM

Thanks for the advice guys. Still can not get the axle to budge at all to be able to inspect the bearings and cone spacer. With the driver and both jam nuts off it rotates nicely in my hands except for one small spot, about 45 degrees of rotation where ... more »

Added reply in a thread New cassette or repair old one? 5/18/2018 6:33 PM

I just put a new spacer in so that's not it. I'm gonna try and get the axle out and bearing off at least the one side again. The pics above are the farthest I have disassembled it. Damn thing won't budge.

Added reply in a thread New cassette or repair old one? 5/18/2018 6:18 PM

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Added reply in a thread New cassette or repair old one? 5/18/2018 5:59 PM

I contacted them to see what parts are available. I'll follow up with them and see if they can help. I'll get some pics up. The hub itself came out 8 years ago, I bought it as part of a used complete 2 months ago.

Started new thread New cassette or repair old one? 5/18/2018 5:29 PM

Hello all, I currently have a Madera Graffiti hub, its compatable part wise with the profile minis, its laced to a G Sport rollcage. The hub likes to bind up and not spin as freely as it should when tightened down in the frame. I have cleaned it, and ... more »

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Added reply in a thread ISO cassette LHD 4/17/2018 7:21 AM

Thanks guys, turns out lbs forgot a few parts when reassembling my current hub. So i no longer need one.

Added reply in a thread Rear hub problems ='( 4/16/2018 12:15 PM

Oh man am I pissed. After telling me my hub is trash and trying to sell me a new wheel. I drove an hour and a half to my main tech because I didnt feel like dealing with it/make it worse. Turns out other shop forgot to put one of the cone nuts back on ... more »

Added reply in a thread Rear hub problems ='( 4/15/2018 11:26 PM

Thanks for the detailed advice! I watched a few videos on profile/madera hub rebuilds, looks simple enough. I'll open it up tomorrow and get some pics or video up and go from there.

Started new thread Rear hub problems ='( 4/15/2018 10:35 PM

So I bought this used bike with Madera Graffiti hubs about two months ago so I don't know their history. I have ridden about 20-30 hours since then. Yesterday at the end of a long session I noticed a light pulsating vibration in the pedals. If I walked ... more »

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Started new thread ISO cassette LHD 4/15/2018 12:07 PM

Looking for a cassette must be lhd, may be interested in a complete wheel if the offer is good enough. Thanks.

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Added reply in a thread My home made hub guard works, test video 4/10/2018 8:52 PM

Not bad, its pretty much a homemade version of the G-Sport universal ones. Hope they serve you well. https://catalog.gsportbmx.com/products/gland-mkiv-hub-guard

Added reply in a thread Anyone here ride in the DMV? 4/8/2018 9:27 AM

Yea dude there are a few of us on here in MD, I'm just south of DC and ride a Walker Mill almost daily I see you're in Nova, I've ridden a few parks over there like Wakefield, Lake Fairfax, etc. I'm up for meeting up whenever.

Added reply in a thread BMX Brands 4/4/2018 2:46 PM

No love for Eclat?

Started new thread A BIG Thank you to the Vital community! 4/2/2018 4:25 PM

A month ago I hadn't ridden a bike in nearly a decade. I didn't even own a bike. Since making my first thread here (3/14/18) the community has given me so much advice, helped me choose a bike, and even searched local listings for me from across the country ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Need help. Buying cheap used beginner BMX 4/1/2018 11:14 PM

No drama just want to help. If as you said bmx is small in your town and the used market is small, I think thats why you got suggestions for new bikes. Like me you'll either have to wait awhile till a good one shows up on the used market. (I spent about ... more »

Added reply in a thread Need help with buying bike 4/1/2018 4:53 PM

Easter Shovelhead is gonna be hard to beat at $410. https://www.ebay.com/itm/253431954334?rmvSB=true Its a full Chromoly frame, forks, bars Integrated headset, sealed bearings all around Double wall rims front and back 48 spline cranks (Much stronger ... more »

Added reply in a thread Need help. Buying cheap used beginner BMX 3/31/2018 8:50 AM

Hey Freddie, I'm new to bmx as well, please consider that a bike is a investment like a car. It needs maintenance and new parts sometimes. Its worth it sometimes to pay more for a more reliable car and will actually cost you less. If you get a super ... more »