Added reply in a thread Experimenting With Stems 1/18/2021 3:01 PM

maybe a slightly increased lever arm to snap your bars or steer tube off, but thats it. should not affect steering in any way. I suppose flex would be increased as well.

Added reply in a thread How to eliminate chain noise 1/18/2021 2:15 PM

how old is your chain? an old stretched out $15 chain will quickly wear down the teeth on a brand new $50 sprocket and $75 driver oh and halflink chains stretch even worse than regular chains

Added reply in a thread Experimenting With Stems 1/18/2021 12:30 PM

52mm stems always gave my bike a long racer feel. i run 48 on my park bike i wanna try a 45 or 40 on my street build... along side some short offset forks another thing that bothers me is people running drop stems. why would you drop your stack height ... more »

Added reply in a thread Street and turndowns 1/17/2021 3:20 PM

"Wiz does a manual to turndown to ice down a rail in please kill me " good. im glad that happened. " If your legs aren’t straight, and it’s not clicked, it’ll look shit. So most people don’t bother " they still feel good even when they look like shit. ... more »

Added reply in a thread burnt frame 1/17/2021 2:14 PM

really though i just tossed it and the frame bent ...possible the cranks bent? supposedly unused 10 year old 22mm dolmans

Added reply in a thread Street and turndowns 1/17/2021 10:20 AM

who is gonna hit a turndown to stair rail

Added reply in a thread Street and turndowns 1/17/2021 10:19 AM

i used to do them out of manuals at bikeparty and down stairs.... they were weak af but still count 10pts all day

Added reply in a thread The "I went riding today" -thread 1/16/2021 10:36 PM

laz did a decade on a scooter first try

Added reply in a thread need help getting a feel for torques to work on car 1/16/2021 10:35 PM

a lot of nuts and bolts on my truck seem to be dry, should i re-install them with lithium grease or loctite when i take them off the car and put them back on?

Added reply in a thread need help getting a feel for torques to work on car 1/16/2021 10:34 PM

Crank spindle bolts are 40ish Nm, is about 30ftlb sounds about right

Added reply in a thread burnt frame 1/16/2021 10:31 PM

i took the bike out on its madien voyage, did a few manual 180's first try (i struggle a lot with that trick) ten later that night i threw the bike at my gf and when i picked it back up the cranks were rubbing the frame hard. frame bent, gf owes me a ... more »

Added reply in a thread Combo Tricks 1/14/2021 8:43 PM

suicide xup 1hander, cancan table 360

Added reply in a thread Titanium Cranks - Are you in or out? 1/14/2021 4:37 PM

"Titanium is heavier than aluminum given the same dimensions.." but you can have parts with less material, ie tree steel sprockets vs tree aluminum sprockets. ti supposdely has almost as much strength as steel, so you should be able to have a ti sprocket ... more »

Added reply in a thread need help getting a feel for torques to work on car 1/14/2021 1:06 PM

ty, cky "Threaded headset locknut Chris King® Gripnut type 14.6–17 130–150in-lb" about 12ft-lb for a threaded headset locknut, im sure ive tightened them to about 15ftlb in the past. the tightness you get with a regular sized 6mm allen key, i suppose ... more »

Started new thread need help getting a feel for torques to work on car 1/14/2021 10:58 AM

how many Nm would you typically torque your stem faceplate bolts to? about how many Nm would you crank down your crank arm bolt? how man Nm would you crank down your female axle with pegs? how many Nm does some dumbass kid with a tyre iron typically ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Titanium Cranks - Are you in or out? 1/13/2021 1:48 PM

" The RNC stuff seems silly and gimmicky to pay 100+ for a sprocket or stem or whatever to save an ounce or two that you’ll never notice" sprockets and stems are already made of aluminum at the same weight so what is the weight savings? significantly ... more »

Added reply in a thread Titanium Cranks - Are you in or out? 1/13/2021 1:44 PM

"They .~*look*~. like they are pretty strong actually" why this design over tubular? is it more rigid and help keep it stiff? is it actually strong? why not tried and true tubular cranks? whats the idea behind designed this? any engineering behind this ... more »

Added reply in a thread Rockstar cutting some of there rider's off 1/13/2021 9:38 AM

whenever i spend money on an energy drink, it is redbull because they seem to genuinely support our sport. theyve thrown some awesome bmx jams out here, i heard great things from a friend of mine who rode for them, they took really good care of him and ... more »

Added reply in a thread burnt frame 1/12/2021 3:55 PM

when i spun the wheel between the frame it made a crinkling, tinkling, popping sound. i hope i didnt fuck anything up i removed the wheel, popped the jig back in and cranked the frame another 1in wider. what do now?

Added reply in a thread burnt frame 1/12/2021 3:49 PM

how do i wedge the frame open enough to crank in that hub with two thin ~3/16in lock nuts in there? do i just jam the axle jig open another inch and a half? should i heat it up or is that a bad idea?