Added reply in a thread Mongoose Legion L100 Weight 8/14/2018 2:48 PM

Wheels and tires are the most important weight on a bike

Added reply in a thread I think I broke my wrist.. lol *UPDATE!* 8/14/2018 12:03 PM

This is why I dont ride quarter pipes haha

Added reply in a thread Bloody Barspins 8/11/2018 11:18 AM

Pinch your cranks. I ride a super low plastic seat and still can bar. I keep one hand on but learned just throwing them. I also bar with the wrong hand so theres some motivation.

Added reply in a thread Which Custom Frame Builder 8/9/2018 3:29 PM

Yes, to each their own. I dont see them as custom. The angles are the ones selected from the list so technically it's a one off version of THAT frame and seems limited. But everyone is entitled to view it as they want. All frames are generally the same ... more »

Added reply in a thread What parts do you stockpile? 8/9/2018 1:49 PM

A bunch of frames and bars

Added reply in a thread Lightest bike I've had 8/9/2018 1:47 PM

Yeah they hit sometimes. Especially on barspins. I want to switch to 125mm profiles eventually so it will have more clearance. I have size 10.5. Anything over 160 will hit for sure.

Added reply in a thread No Love for Haro? 8/6/2018 10:33 PM

Not a big fan. I used to be when I was a kid. The la Bastille or whatever is cool. I'd ride one nice shorter tt length and low soh. A lot of it is that haro didnt keep up. They're still offering most of their frames with 13.5+ chainstays. Which is fine ... more »

Added reply in a thread Which Custom Frame Builder 8/6/2018 10:26 PM

That's pretty cool, I know in flatland the shorter cs isnt new. I'm always interested in seeing progressive stuff whether it be geo or weight etc.

Added reply in a thread Which Custom Frame Builder 8/6/2018 10:25 PM

Yes. I'm not saying it's wrong to want it. It's your frame. Their overall geometry is limited. You may be able to pick out of what they have to make a frame you like but overall when it comes to customs they're way behind and pretty generic. But I'm ... more »

Added reply in a thread Which Custom Frame Builder 8/6/2018 4:01 PM

That's not irrelevant. Just because a frame doesn't have bullet capped stays doesn't mean it isnt custom. It's just a cosmetic feature. Not saying you cant have certain geo on your frame. Also a short cs like 12.2 and 77 ht is pushing boundaries. A lot ... more »

Added reply in a thread Which Custom Frame Builder 8/6/2018 2:43 PM

Bullet capped stays have nothing to do with geometry. S&m limits the actual geometry of the frame. The specs of your "custom" is determined by what already existing aftermarket frsme you selected. Which is a fairly stupid template.They have much ... more »

Added reply in a thread Which Custom Frame Builder 8/6/2018 1:31 PM

If I bought an s&m atf for example with my specs it's still not custom its a modified s&m atf. Not a real custom. If its not a specific model and you call and give them your list of specs and they weld it up then it's a fully custom frame. But ... more »

Added reply in a thread Which Custom Frame Builder 8/6/2018 12:22 PM

The thicker tube and straight will be heavier and stronger The smaller size and butted will be lighter So really it's up to you and your style of riding

Added reply in a thread Lightest bike I've had 8/6/2018 11:11 AM

Yeah it wasnt too easy to put on but it does save some weight!

Added reply in a thread Lightest bike I've had 8/6/2018 11:11 AM

It's a lot of fun. Especially if you aren't tall. I plan on making it a little more responsive and smaller. I cant ride normal size frames now haha.

Added reply in a thread Which Custom Frame Builder 8/6/2018 11:09 AM

It's a modified aftermarket frame. It's still a ccr with slightly altered angles. Not a true custom. The lairds usually come in at around 4lbs to 4.5lbs. Dhers frsme was 3lbs and some off ounces.S&m is usually just under 5 or over. I'm going off ... more »

Added reply in a thread Which Custom Frame Builder 8/6/2018 8:54 AM

Exactly what you said, itll be a customized CCR not a real custom frame. A modified version of their frame. S&ms options are so limited. If I were to get a custom frame I would want something very different. Infact I ride such a short frame a steep ... more »

Added reply in a thread 2 foot kicker 8/5/2018 3:36 PM

I'm building a bank kicker soon. Looks fun

Added reply in a thread Which Custom Frame Builder 8/5/2018 3:35 PM

They're your specs that you've selected from their choices. There is limited options. It's not a true custom. It's a version of their aftermarket frame altered slightly to your specs. It's still an s&m atf or whatever frames they have available with ... more »

Added reply in a thread Which Custom Frame Builder 8/5/2018 3:30 PM

A true Custom frame- a frame welded to your exact specifications. Does not exist prior and has no limitation to what you want. It's your frame, like someone giving you a signature frame. S&m "custom"- a modified version of their aftermarket frames. ... more »