Added reply in a thread Wtf happened to this site and who is the "Vital bmx admin" and why do they suck so much? 12/9/2021 5:38 PM

I work a technical job, and get called a boomer (actually a younger millennial) because I use a computer/the internet at work and people seem to agree with that sentiment. That’s where this site is at lol.

Added reply in a thread Wtf happened to this site and who is the "Vital bmx admin" and why do they suck so much? 12/9/2021 5:26 PM

It still looks the same, but the overall experience has taken a hit. I’m finding less and less reason to come through here personally.

Added reply in a thread Carbon Rims With Brakes.... 12/9/2021 6:37 AM

This. Raty Matty was riding them with brakes using his normal brake pads, apparently he never saw a need to use the special pads. He does some pretty crazy brake tricks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDE24g1IreI

Added reply in a thread Tricks to learn without a skatepark 12/8/2021 11:05 AM

Manuals for sure. Another fun flat ground trick I like is nollies. If you get good with fakies that opens up some doors too, like half cabs, fakie hops, sliders. I even started doing fakie pull-up bars just for fun. Having a good flat ground game with ... more »

Added reply in a thread The days are numbered 12/6/2021 7:29 AM

Good for you man, gotta make a living somehow. Guess it's not cool to use a computer for our jobs lol. I always find it funny when I meet someone who is anti-computer (usually older/uneducated people but not always). Anyways, back to punching in excel ... more »

Added reply in a thread The days are numbered 12/4/2021 12:38 PM

People who spend time in front of computers?

Added reply in a thread The days are numbered 12/1/2021 7:53 AM

Yea I am getting outside ads now too, popping up from the bottom of my screen (on desktop at the moment). In my case it's one of those ads that track you because it's a site I looked at recently (sweetwater music). Fuck. Feels like we are all going down ... more »

Added reply in a thread Chase Hawk 12/1/2021 7:50 AM

Those parcels with condemned houses in Detroit may also come with tax liens. While it would be cheap to buy up front you would be on the hook for the unpaid taxes which could be significant. Just a thought lol.

Added reply in a thread Chase Hawk 11/30/2021 12:09 PM

If he was smart and purchased real estate in Austin years ago, the subsequent rise in real estate prices means he could be sitting on a gold mine. Similar to how Dennis Enarson was lucky enough to afford a place in SD 10+ years ago and it has since doubled ... more »

Added reply in a thread Chase Hawk 11/30/2021 8:38 AM

I don't think it's that high. I would guess maybe $80k but I have nothing solid to base it off other than knowing that there isn't a ton of money in BMX. If he were a pro-skateboarder on the other hand, I would say yes.

Added reply in a thread Chase Hawk 11/29/2021 12:43 PM

Probably nets some good reliable income from Rockstar energy drink. I am sure he makes some decent money (as far as BMXers go). By decent I mean enough to live on and afford to live comfortably in a place like ATX. Maybe even better than I am thinking, ... more »

Added reply in a thread Changed my tires 11/28/2021 11:19 AM

Looks cool both ways, I mostly just like how the pics were taken in the same spot lol.

Added reply in a thread Who makes a street specific 20" raw frame? 11/24/2021 12:31 PM

Yea it’s not as bad as it might seem. If you know the geo your gonna ride for a while, not a bad route IMO. Anyways just wanted to throw it out there as an option.

Added reply in a thread Best filming camera 11/24/2021 6:59 AM

My iPhone SE (2nd gen) has a better camera than my Canon DSLR. At least empirically. Granted you don't get the same optical zoom as a real camera and less creativity with the camera settings, but at this point my cell phone is my camera. It suffices ... more »

Added reply in a thread Who makes a street specific 20" raw frame? 11/24/2021 6:53 AM

Laird, if all else fails

Added reply in a thread GT BMX DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT IT 11/22/2021 10:05 AM

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Added reply in a thread GT BMX DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT IT 11/21/2021 2:04 PM

GARY TURNER

Added reply in a thread Interesting article on crank length 11/18/2021 6:07 AM

Shorter cranks are better for freestyle IMO too. Like anything though it seems its best to avoid the extremes and go with what works for you. I think more people would be fine with 160-165 than the industry standard 170. Probably 160 is the shortest ... more »

Added reply in a thread Best movie ever 11/15/2021 5:44 AM

Saw it probably 10 years ago but I remember thinking it was pretty funny

Added reply in a thread Sprocket Testing Ideas?! 11/14/2021 7:02 PM

It can protect the teeth of a sprocket but can it protect the teeth in your mouth? Only one way to find out. Lol.