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New thread anyone else ride their bars high, what are the pro's con's? 4/12/2021 1:14 AM

I have bars that are about 10'' rise and an additional 1.5cm spacer on top of that. Cruising is the most comfortable it has ever felt but I have also noticed more difficulty with manuals. How do you guys like riding your bars and why?

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New thread Having the hardest time installing headset with unsealed bearings. 3/1/2021 1:26 PM

Hi guys, I re-sprayed my frame which has unsealed bearings (yeah IK it's shit). When putting it back together the bottom of the headset is fine (where the fork connects to the steer tube) but the top side of the headset just seems off and nothing is ... more »

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New thread Can I respray my bike without paint stripper 2/1/2021 9:38 AM

Just using a good primer and spray paint Thx

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New thread love short frames but keep hitting my damn knee against the stem lol 1/19/2021 6:29 AM

anyone got this issue? i prefer short frames between 20-20.5(max) but i'm 1m77 and i keep hitting my legs on the stem! argh! will upgrading to 20.65/20.85/21 (which is what I should be riding) affect my spin? safe

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New thread Bottom bracket bearings won't squeeze into frame 9/12/2020 12:54 AM

I have an Eastern BB kit and trying to put a new cranks set up into a newly bought frame. The BB sealed bearings DO fit into the frame hole but only around 25% in, then just won't go in no matter how perfectly I hammer. Yes I did grease. Please help. ... more »

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New thread What's the little 2 inch tube for on a bottom bracket? 9/10/2020 1:15 PM

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New thread ID check! Hi guys what strange brand is this? 9/7/2020 8:25 AM

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New thread United, Federal Bike 9/6/2020 12:10 PM

Mad Marsy's UK BMX Please comment opinions :D

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New thread What are these female hub spacers and where can I get some [video] 8/21/2020 8:28 AM

Hi Where can I buy I lost one and how my front wheel is making a clicking noise https://youtu.be/DaJWKbMKiW0 My front wheel is a female savage portal front 10mm wheel Cheers

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New thread new cranks' bolts have no spacers, this ok? 8/10/2020 10:37 PM

Hey guys, lot of questions from me me about mechanics recently, never really did so much customization until now lol anyway i just received some eastern cranks and have installed them well but notices the crank bolts they came with were slightly shorter ... more »

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New thread 4 punctures in 2 days... 8/9/2020 1:40 PM

Hi guys Running a pretty new front wheel, tape is on clean, no spokes pertruding or rigid metal edges poking out from rim everything clean and using perfectly new tubes (back wheel has same tube and has had zero issues). Yet, I've just walked home with ... more »

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New thread Installed new sprocket why is is wobbling (video) 8/6/2020 6:13 AM

I just changed my friends sprocket it's one of those without a sprocket bolt just a whole for the pedal nut to hook into. I haven't tightened up the crank bolts tight yet (could just be this) but I'm concerned at why the sprocket is all wobbling and ... more »

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New thread Could someone please ID these chrome Eastern cranks? 7/29/2020 1:21 AM

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New thread Leaning back too low screws up my manuals yet it's what's taught 7/23/2020 12:50 AM

Everytime I manual, straighten arms and bend legs slightly (not leaning back too far nor low, just hovering above the back of my seat), my manuals go on for quite a long time. Tutorial's on manuals like Scotty's one on YT and others I've seen encourage ... more »

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New thread Building a new complete. Does a male front wheel need grease? 7/12/2020 9:04 AM

Looseball front wheel. I know female front wheel nuts need grease but how about the male front wheels

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New thread Can low quality steel really explode? 7/12/2020 12:22 AM

I've seen something saying that a bad quality metal on a bike's headtube can allegedly crack, leading to an eventual explosion. Usually don't hear about this so I'm sure the chances are low to none. Just wondering if this is true or not? I ride heavy ... more »

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New thread Do rear wheel washer 'grooves' go against frame or away from frame? 7/10/2020 12:39 AM

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New thread What took you longer to learn a flat 360 or hop barspin? 7/8/2020 2:06 AM

Those who can do both (360 the proper way no pivots), what took you longer?

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New thread I really like the look of Demolition rims, are they actually strong though? Anyone had them? 7/8/2020 1:51 AM

I love the look:- https://www.sourcebmx.com/products/demolition-zero-rim?variant=20039503446127 Super thick, dialed looking rims. Anyone have demolition rims in general? A lot of people like rocking them but are they G-Sport/Odyssey levels or no where ... more »

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New thread Front wheel coming loose everytime I go ride. 7/7/2020 12:14 AM

Hey guys, I made the mistake of buying a cheap complete BMX two months back (United) with looseball nuts on the front wheel. After 2 months of riding, I tighten everything up before riding every time because the wheel comes loose after riding for 15 ... more »

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