Added reply in a thread Trigger lever benefits? 12/29/2020 5:14 PM

That depends. Is the car parked by an asshole, like an asshole, on the crosswalk or blocking the sidewalk?

Added reply in a thread Stem price 12/18/2020 5:08 PM

Always go for the forged ones. Fully CNC are rubbish - 80$ for a stem?! Not to mention that forged metal is stronger. Basically, when you buy CNC you buy an inferior product at a higher price. I had the freeze for almost 3 years and besides a pinch (my ... more »

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Added reply in a thread How often do you replace hand grips? 11/27/2020 6:10 PM

You would love the Federal "Command" Grips

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Bought a pair thinking that they were the same grips I had a few years ago, but different color Oh boy, they are so thick that I was afraid my hands will slip from the bars ... more »
Added reply in a thread How often do you replace hand grips? 11/27/2020 2:39 PM

Every grip made by shadow or subrosa starts to fall apart after 1 year of riding. This should keep me going for another 5 haha

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Added reply in a thread are rocker bmx bars any good for a 20" 11/27/2020 2:35 PM

They are like 10" tall and 28" wide If you are on a budget and don't do crazy stuff with them, they are ok. Rode mine for 3 years, they did get ovalized, but that's on me, didn't clean the paint properly and tightened the stemm to hell. I say get them.

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Added reply in a thread Restoring rusted chain 11/20/2020 1:27 PM

Yeah, it's the V2 It's not that stretched, it was worth the salvage

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But as luck has it, the other day we went on a night ride, and on the way home...he hit a dog shit, with both tyres. You can say that shit has hit the fan It was ... more »
Added reply in a thread Restoring rusted chain 11/17/2020 11:51 AM

It's just superficial rust + a lot of squeaking

Added reply in a thread Restoring rusted chain 11/17/2020 11:51 AM

Unfortunately I have no diesel around, I'm letting it soak in WD-40 and give it an ultrasound bath

Added reply in a thread Restoring rusted chain 11/17/2020 5:11 AM

Damn! 5 years are quite something! You have a point about the dirt and factory lube. I think I'll fully degrease it Cheers mate!

Started new thread Restoring rusted chain 11/17/2020 4:43 AM

Hi all! I have a shadow interlock v2 that was on my brother's bike that was left to rust. The plates are rusted and I think the barrels, maybe. My question is how do I go about this: 1. Soak it in WD-40, clean it and afterwards apply oil to each barrel/pin? ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Achieved childhood dream - airing out at 31 11/9/2020 5:42 PM

Wait a second, aren't we still kids at 31?

Added reply in a thread Looking for a break to fit my way of holding bars 10/24/2020 6:20 PM

If your bars have a high upsweep you can get away with mounting it near the bend Is they don't:

Added reply in a thread Front tire rubs on upper fork. 10/24/2020 6:11 PM

First, get rid of those awful tires. Some of the worst tires ever made.

Added reply in a thread Rear tire rubbing on the rear brake 10/20/2020 1:21 PM

Also, from the pic it looks like it's rubbing on only one arm? And narrowly missing the other Check if your wheel is out of dish And yeah, get different brakes Also, run a higher pressure as it will rub even more when you ride it, at low pressure

Added reply in a thread Tall Order frame quality 10/15/2020 7:24 PM

With almost 2 months of riding, I can say that I no longer regret not buying the Contender frame The 215 is awesome!