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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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New thread My American Dream 10/22/2018 1:13 PM

I’ve had a trip to the states booked for almost a year and having never crossed the pond to anywhere north of Meheco, I was stoked to be finally visiting. I’ve gotta Yanks have it sooooo good. It took some planning but the lbs owners out here

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New thread Decision time 8/30/2018 9:02 AM

I am finally in the position to order a new frame for build number 2 Got a pile of parts but i am torn between frame options. Help! If the Soundwave came in RAW Clear, the decision would be made for me. So I'm thinking black in both frame options, 20.75 ... more »

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New thread Profile Column Cranks - Sprocket options? 6/19/2018 8:13 AM

im looking at getting these for my next build but it looks to me like Sprocket options are mega limited. Either a Profile Galaxy or Madera Signet are about the only options I can find. Apart from ‘get different cranks’

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New thread Let’s play.....I.D. That FRAME 5/17/2018 11:56 AM

So I think it’s a Sunday Aaron Ross Pro But does anyone know what year, TT size etc There is a pretty good shot of the serial numbers on the B.B. if it helps?

I’m bidding on eBay and want to know how high I should go. It’s ... more »

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New thread The Come Up/OSS - let down! 5/10/2018 1:27 PM

I’m a fan of the OSS brand but I’ve gotta say, I’m seriously pissed with them

19th April - I ordered some stickers, nothing fancy or mad expensive. 1 x Husky Nation (Spencer Foresman) as I’m at the huskier end of the spectrum & 1 x OSS ... more »

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New thread Animal Crank question? 4/26/2018 4:01 PM

I’ve seen a set of brand new black Animal Akimbo 175mm cranks on eBay for £110 obo. Seems too good to be true. I’ve been thinking about these for my BTM to fully get my Hoder on. It will also give me way more sprocket options than the Spline profiles. ... more »

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New thread Sunday Soundwave V3?!? 4/25/2018 9:46 AM

I was just browsing the tinterweb for any deals on good frames. Found a 2016 Raw Soundwave (NOS), so I called them up. It wasn’t available anymore but they spoke to the UK distro’s appears the V3 in due out in June/July. Anyone know anything

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New thread Wonky Headtube Badge?!? 4/5/2018 9:43 AM

Today I attempted to fit my S&M HTB. When I offered it up to the frame, it wouldn’t sit straight. It looks like it was formed/curved on a tilt....anyone else had this? What’s the solution? Get a new one?

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New thread Animal x T1 Tyres? 3/31/2018 2:58 PM

I just ordered some in 2.2 front and back. I’m not gonna lie....mainly because they look good! But I’m now questioning my decision, should I have got GLH or something else? Anyone riding with these able to tell me I made the right decision? Or not

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New thread Odyssey Evo 2.5....thoughts? 3/28/2018 2:11 PM

I’ve finally pulled the trigger on my new frame. The final piece in my build I’ve been looking into brake options as I hear the Evo 2 can have clearance issues with wider rears and tyres over 2.2? Kink desist seems popular but I can’t seem to find it ... more »

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New thread Stem Bolt replacement 3/28/2018 1:59 AM

I’ve been looking for Gold stem bolts to fit a Profile Acoustic. The metric Shadow ones look ideal but Profile use imperial measurements. By my conversion.... 5/16 x 18 thread x .875” length (Profile Bolts) Is close but not equal to 8 x 1.25mm thread

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New thread Odyssey Preload x S&M Forks? 2/20/2018 3:04 PM

Random question.... Does the Odyssey Preload Bolt fit S&M Forks??? I see thread sizes vary from one manufacturer to another. Tried searching the interweb but can’t find any references Thanks folks

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New thread Box Concentric Linear Race Brake Cable for Street? 2/12/2018 11:35 AM

I’m looking to run 2 lower cables with the Odyssey London mod thingy and been looking for interesting colour cables when I came across the Box Components cables which come in some nice colours and finishes. My question is, would this stand up to park/street

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New thread *WANTED* S&M BTM frame 20.75 2/7/2018 1:46 PM

I’m looking for a BTM and someone who is willing to ship to the UK. Would consider a 20.5 but ideally want a 20.75. They cost around £430 new over here and used ones are like rocking horse poo. Any guys in the US who could help me out?

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New thread Custom S&M ATF 24 :( 1/26/2018 2:23 PM

Sadly having to sell my custom built ATF 24 with Disc Brakes. Bike Check My personal situation has changed and I need to buy a car. Ideally I’d sell in UK, shipping elsewhere would be too expensive. Looking for around £1300 but willing to listen to sensible ... more »

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New thread Stuck Integrated Tensioner 1/15/2018 2:17 PM

I bought a 20 last week. 2013 Wethepeople Trust. It’s not in bad shape, the usual scrapes and scuffs. Whilst I was stripping it to clean it up, I realised it had integrated chain tensioners. The drive side came out without too much drama but the nds ... more »

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New thread Stealth/Low Key Custom Build? 12/31/2017 1:09 PM

Hey folks, I’m new to BMX, did my first indoor park sesh today. I’m awful but keen to learn and have fun. You may have seen my last build. I love to build bikes. I don’t wanna buy an off the shelf 20” complete really. I wanna build a keeper. Good parts,

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New thread Paint an S&M Headtube Badge? 11/28/2017 4:03 PM

I have this mad idea of painting my new HTB. Has anyone done this??? Good idea, bad idea? My build is going to be black and gold so was going to try and do something along those colours.

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New thread S&M ATF/LSD - Build Thread 11/25/2017 1:00 PM

Hello all, Joined today to share my project, get tips/advice and generally see what people think of my planned creation. I have been out of biking for a decade. I used to ride DH in my early 20s, just as a hobby not pro or anything. A year ago, I had

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