Added reply in a thread How to tell if someone at the skatepark is over 40? 1/16/2022 2:40 AM

There is an easy answer... Do they arrive with a thermos flask? Mines filled with hot chocolate!

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Added reply in a thread How To Put Your Foot Down in a Relationship? 1/16/2022 2:16 AM

Funny your mentioning a steeper flyout, as this table top is horrible. I have no idea what the angle/arc is, but few people like this flyout as it just launches the front wheel vertically upwards. For example, if your doing a tailwhip, you have to treat ... more »

Started new thread How To Put Your Foot Down in a Relationship? 1/16/2022 12:47 AM

Usually, you put your foot down about an issue of high importance to you and no matter what I have tried "the foot" refuses to be associated with the pedal! There has been a commitment issue between me and her since the start. I've been trying to put ... more »

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Added reply in a thread 2021 WeThePeople Envy Custom build. 1/8/2022 11:19 PM

Honestly I couldn't tale you as I've only put them on and it's been raining since. However my riding buddy has had them from 6 months and they seems to be fine.

Started new thread 2021 WeThePeople Envy Custom build. 1/8/2022 2:50 AM

2021 WeThePeople Envy Custom build finished for 2022. 21.25" with 9.5" odyssey bar's - I'm just over 6'. Tried to keep it as clean looking as possible. BSD Revolution rear hub seems to be holding up so far.

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Added a comment to bmx_strays's bike check 1/4/2022 9:20 AM
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What I was trying to say - The chain was so stiff that you can see the links bunching. Usually you twist the chain and the pins and links loosen. This chain required every pin to be moved a fraction with a chain breaker to loosen the kinks.

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Added reply in a thread Carbon Fibre U-Brake - Any Interest? 1/3/2022 4:53 AM

LAST UPDATE FOR A WHILE This will be the last update for a while until some of materials arrive. Can I find brass tubing with a 11mmOD x 9mm ID in France - No Chance! So the left mould has been printed, some sanding is required but nothing major.

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Added reply in a thread Carbon Fibre U-Brake - Any Interest? 1/3/2022 4:21 AM

No chance, back in the late 90's, I had crash with a USE Alien CF seat post. The saddle sheared off and the sharp spike remaining nearly ripped me a new asshole! Never again!

Added reply in a thread Carbon Fibre U-Brake - Any Interest? 1/2/2022 12:20 PM

I built a cnc when the covid lockdowns started back in 2019. Never regretted it, even when the wife complains that there's now no space in the garage to park the car. (2.5m x 2.5m). Forged CF is great for small projects, I natural cure and use a vice ... more »

Added reply in a thread Carbon Fibre U-Brake - Any Interest? 1/2/2022 11:10 AM

I have no intentions of selling them as a product. The amount you'd have to produce to bring costs down and make a profit would require selling thousands of units per month...Selling the design or getting a job, now that's a better idea.

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Added reply in a thread Carbon Fibre U-Brake - Any Interest? 1/2/2022 7:53 AM

Cheers for your interest, ironically I've been on your website a few times recently. It's been a while since I've done composite work and forged composite can be shaped in any angle, however there is a trade-off, strength is sacrificed. However, this

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Added reply in a thread How to tell if someone at the skatepark posts on vital? 1/1/2022 11:22 PM

Carry a banner stating my age!

Added reply in a thread Carbon Fibre U-Brake - Any Interest? 1/1/2022 11:19 PM

Haha... funnily enough I saw your instagram post yesterday. That's a nice setup you have, and amazing brakes you made. Personally I wouldn't have had the patience to do it by hand, I've become lazy and use the CNC for everything. With regards to laying ... more »

Added reply in a thread Carbon Fibre U-Brake - Any Interest? 1/1/2022 1:31 PM

UPDATE So nothing comes for free... There was me thinking that I'd be able to find a decent CAD model of a Ubrake and just modify it. No Such luck!

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Started new thread Carbon Fibre U-Brake - Any Interest? 12/30/2021 4:42 AM

The weather in my part of the world is crap. No riding for a while, so I've been thinking about making parts for the bike, really to see why they aren't readily available today. For the moment I'm planning on making some forged carbon fibre U-brakes.

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Added reply in a thread Planetary Coasters 12/29/2021 2:28 AM

Being a new riding of a certain age, I get the BSD as I wanted to start of with a freecoaster before I picked up habits of a cassette. So as you can image, I'm a heavy rider in terms of landings as they still aren't the smoothest, as such I'm always ... more »

Added reply in a thread What is your best BMX Hack/Mod? 12/29/2021 1:14 AM

As you said, it was just to centre the wheel. Once the nuts are tightened, usually the wheel shouldn't move, thus no load.

Added reply in a thread What is your best BMX Hack/Mod? 12/27/2021 10:18 AM

Nice work. Are you using Fusion?

Added reply in a thread What is your best BMX Hack/Mod? 12/27/2021 4:11 AM

I will let you know how long they last.

Added reply in a thread BMX shops in Europe/France 12/27/2021 2:18 AM

I order mainly form either Source (if I need wheels to be made) or Skatepro if there are any good deals. Personally I would prefer to buy from a shop as it's better for the BMX community. As much as I want to blame Dan Duckworth for the online BMX culture, ... more »