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Reply to Is the Space Brace worth the $$? 3/5/2019 8:02 AM

It seems this has escalated I think the decision to wear or not wear supports in any activity comes down to personal preference. Not saying I’m an expert but having played professional sport and doing a sports science qual at college many years ago. ... more »

Reply to Is the Space Brace worth the $$? 3/1/2019 2:44 PM

Thanks for the information. I know a bit about the risks of becoming over reliant on supports and strappings and I only plan on using it whilst riding for a short time during my rehab/recovery. I’m sure there are other options available here in the UK ... more »

Reply to Is the Space Brace worth the $$? 3/1/2019 8:35 AM

Thanks man! Similar message to what I’ve read online. I’ll get one on order, ready for me to get back on the steed

Reply to Is the Space Brace worth the $$? 3/1/2019 8:14 AM

Sorry to kick up an old thread I have been out for 8 weeks after breaking my Ankle/fibula at my local park. First ride of the year! FML

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So I’ve been looking into these...any updates opinions or suggestions. I was just going to get a single ... more »
Reply to What'd you do to your bike today? 11/19/2018 7:13 AM

Just found some matching paint on eBay! My mrs is going to murder me

Reply to What'd you do to your bike today? 11/19/2018 6:55 AM

Camo green, your bike inspired me to go for it. Getting the frame powder coated RAL 6003 Olive Green. Won’t quite match the hubs but limited to what paints I can get over here

Reply to What'd you do to your bike today? 11/19/2018 5:44 AM

Call me crazy but i decided to strip my all polished/chrome Wheelset to paint my Profile Mini hubs ? Praying to the BMX gods that it works out. I stripped, cleaned, degreased and cleaned again. Just hit them with a light coat of grey Etch Primer followed

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Reply to What'd you do to your bike today? 11/12/2018 7:43 AM

Tried something different with my Mishinn head tube badge. Took a shield sticker and stuck it on it then used a craft knife to shave it down. Thoughts?

Reply to What'd you do to your bike today? 11/12/2018 7:39 AM

Wooooow!! That looks amazing!! I was seriously considering khaki green on my Soundwave but was worried it wouldn’t come out how I wanted. If it ends up anything near that quality, I’d be one happy man child. Great work, the effort shows ??

Reply to What'd you do to your bike today? 11/7/2018 1:23 PM

Put the Aircraft Remover I picked up across the pond to the test. It worked a treat! Stripped the BTM, used metal cleaner and a few coats of clear lacquer. Came out really nice!

Threw the black Hoder bars on along with the Widemouth Pitchfork ... more »
Reply to What'd you do to your bike today? 11/1/2018 1:38 PM

Apologies, I’ll try again tomorrow

Reply to What'd you do to your bike today? 10/31/2018 3:52 PM

Built the new ride up with all the parts from my trip to the states. Tomorrow will her first ride out. May make some tweaks but so far, I love the way it turned out

Reply to Odyssey path pro tyres?!? 10/30/2018 11:59 AM

They are great tyres!

Reply to Best paint strippers?? 10/26/2018 3:25 PM

Bingo Found Advanced Auto Parts, they had Rusto-leum Aircraft Remover I’ll get my strip on back home

Reply to Best paint strippers?? 10/26/2018 2:35 PM

Went to Ace Hardware - no Told me to try Walmart, so I drove over there and - no

Reply to Best paint strippers?? 10/25/2018 6:50 PM

Rust oleum? Or is Aircraft Stripper a brand? From Lowes or.....??

New thread Best paint strippers?? 10/25/2018 6:38 PM

It’s been covered before but whilst I’m in the US I was thinking of picking up some good stuff. UK/Europe doesn’t allow us to play with chemicals Open to suggestions and places to get it from. I’ve seen a Home Depot, Lowe’s near by. Thanks in advance ... more »

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Reply to My American Dream 10/23/2018 2:21 PM

Just watched it....I’m not in it ?

Reply to My American Dream 10/22/2018 5:31 PM

Filled up the rental car with “gas” from empty.....$28!!!! ?

Reply to My American Dream 10/22/2018 1:24 PM

Apparently Austin, Tx is the best place to live in the US. I’ve alrea been doing my research. Just trying to come up with a stronger reason than “I love BMX” for my gf to get on board with ?