Added reply in a thread Any 5'8" Riders? Bike Sizes Please.. 10/3/2014 4:08 PM

With today's bikes it seems to me one can go an easy 1/2 longer on the top-tube without it effecting performance "unless the person has T-Rex arms'. Back in the day when bikes were heavier and or had longer chain-stays like racing bikes, top-tub length ... more »

Added reply in a thread What Is the Purpose Of SLAMMED Seats? Functional Or Fashion A$OP Rocky Trendy? 10/3/2014 3:45 PM

You must be to far forward with your body for hops if that happens. Mine has a few functions some are petty. Years and years ago, I started to run my seat low, so I could escape easy and not get hung up on the seat, be it the front or the back of seat. ... more »

Added reply in a thread First Post - young rider bike advice 9/29/2014 12:14 AM

Nice find. Something like this in my opinion is pretty much perfect specially if the bars could be cut down to at-least 26inches. Also loving the geometry, less of a learning curve when the top tube gets to short. http://unitedbikeco.com/products/2015-recruit-jr-complete-bike/ ... more »

Added reply in a thread First Post - young rider bike advice 9/28/2014 10:48 PM

You might get the kid to ride an 18 inch wheeled bike, to around 10 years old depending on what the child's friends and schoolmates are riding. If others are ridding 20s by that time, the child will want to run a 20 also. Shame they do not really make ... more »

Added reply in a thread Bike Help 9/27/2014 12:36 AM

Why can you not mix gold? Think of it as tan which is a neutral color, same with black.

Added reply in a thread The Next Gen 9/26/2014 11:12 PM

With the way geometry, seat height, tires and cranks etc are going. I would not be surprised if there is another spin off on bmx again, similar to what happened in the early-mid 80s when freestyle became an entity. I can see purpose only built trick ... more »

Added reply in a thread Anyone ever have this moment? 9/26/2014 3:54 PM

Anti-hop sucks, so does crop dusting.

Added reply in a thread Why aren't there more fork designs 9/22/2014 3:51 PM

By that theory,, One of two things should happen when one hits a cylindrical frame/fork with a hammer. 1. No dent. 2. Evenly distributed dent around the entire circumference. Edit:: Technically speaking/writing, in the real world a circle needs evenly ... more »

Added reply in a thread Why aren't there more fork designs 9/21/2014 10:58 PM

Technically our forks are already a triangle.

Added reply in a thread Why aren't there more fork designs 9/21/2014 10:46 PM

Depends on where the flex is on the bend and on the weld connection.

Added reply in a thread jeans caught in chain solutions ? 9/15/2014 3:19 PM

Bicycle leg band/strip

Added reply in a thread BMX a sport? 9/15/2014 2:56 PM

I find this interesting. How can one do a trick and not have rules?

Added reply in a thread BMX a sport? 9/14/2014 3:36 PM

Let us not forget BMX stands for (Bicycle MotoCross). BMX has been a vehicle sport since the day of its invention. Freestyle and Suprercross has taking BMX to the next level as an extreme vehicle sport.

Added reply in a thread BMX Fight with Security = punched and slapped with shoe 9/5/2014 10:29 PM

Depends on the situation I guess. Talking here in the USA Most malls are privet property. Trespassing laws for privet property would apply to this situation. The person was giving oral communication multiple times to leave, he was no longer welcome on ... more »

Added reply in a thread BMX Fight with Security = punched and slapped with shoe 9/5/2014 8:39 PM

Depending on their job at hand, some already carry guns. Tho this happened in Canada not here in the States. So who is taking bets on how long till this goes viral? I give till middle of next week.

Added reply in a thread BMX Fight with Security = punched and slapped with shoe 9/5/2014 8:19 PM

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/news/police-investigating-wild-jackson-square-security-guard-brawl-1.2755790

Added reply in a thread Why is RHD so much more common than LHD? (right/left hand drivetrains) 9/3/2014 3:56 PM

Most people grind on the side that the front foot is forward. Majority of people are left foot forward, even most lefties.

Added reply in a thread My Angry Rant 8/30/2014 9:36 AM

Reads like his argument is actually with his parents, not the lady. Sounds like his parents are ok with what went on and do not want to cause waves with a neighbor.

Added reply in a thread Little kids at the skatepark depreciation thread 8/26/2014 10:22 PM

For the most part, least up to now, the little kids have not bothered me, Ill just rest till their done. Tho, today six possibly 8-9yearolds were getting in my kids way, she is 11. They were messing up her flow, so she put her bike on one obstacle and ... more »

Added reply in a thread am I on the right way? 8/25/2014 1:28 PM

My best guess, in the last vid is lose of energy.