Added reply in a thread Proper Cassette Shim 9/8/2014 3:59 AM

Thanks gent. I did take the driver apart and there was some very minimal wear on the shim itself. Any way, cleaned and regreased, and put it back together, and it seems to have stopped the problem for now. So all good. Cheers

Started new thread Proper Cassette Shim 9/5/2014 7:46 AM

I have noticed some play on my back wheel which I initially thought was loose cone nuts. However that are plenty tight, so it looks like there is some space on the cassette between the driver and the cog. Allegedly the shim used in place of a bearing ... more »

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Added a comment about video Home Turf: Boneyard Skatepark with Owain Clegg 10/29/2013 4:16 PM

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Started new thread Forgotten how to pump 6/8/2013 2:23 PM

Haven't rode BMX for some 20 years. When I last did it was mainly track and racing. Now mainly riding park with my son. I still can't get the hang of pumping the bowl or the half-pipe. Feel like such a muppet as this is basic stuff to get. Any advice/videos/guides ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Fitness For BMX ?` 6/8/2013 2:05 PM

Try the month of squats exercise to build up your leg muscles. On the first day of the month do 50 body weight only standing leg squats, then increase five a day for thirty days. By the end you are doing 200, If 50 is to easy then start with 100.

Added reply in a thread Older Riders! 6/7/2013 2:09 PM

I was carving the bowl at the local skate park one lunchtime recently, and the guys their new who Ruben Alcantara was, and had a quick go on my bike and liked the geo. The funny thing was they didn't know who TerribleOne were, one guy recalled he'd read ... more »

Added reply in a thread BONEDETH!!!!! 5/7/2013 6:26 AM

Split my helmet, knocked myself out, and got amnesia from a badly executed trail jump. My brother in law thought he'd killed me and was most worried about telling my missus. Couldn't remember where I was, what day of the week it was, or my address. On ... more »

Added reply in a thread Older Riders! 5/5/2013 3:24 PM

Hey Man, I am sure the Mrs will understand, like I said to mine, as far as mid-life crisis' go, its cheaper and healthier than getting a gambling habit, running off with a stripper or getting a taste for Bolivian marching powder, plus my son thinks its ... more »

Added reply in a thread Whats the best slim kneepads? 5/3/2013 2:10 AM

I bought these 661 Rhythm dead cheap from Chain Reaction. They are fine for the odd knock on the bike etc, but I bought some proper knee pads for riding vert. They have been good for MTB as well, where I mainly land on dirt and stray branches, rather ... more »

Added reply in a thread Older Riders! 5/1/2013 1:58 PM

43 last month, got back into it as taking my son to skate park, got really bored reading the paper and drinking coffee. Plus I had to give up long distance running and "performance" sports due to an illness last year, which I am over. Bought a second ... more »

Added reply in a thread Why do you hate scooter kids? 4/30/2013 3:19 PM

I am a dad who BMXs with my son, as I used to do it back in the day. Even as a responsible adult I find kids on scooters annoying. It has nothing to do with what they ride, or how easy it is. Its to do with their lack of any etiquette at a skatepark, ... more »

Added reply in a thread what color? 4/30/2013 1:33 AM

Don't paint it fella, leave it as it is. I spent ages changing the colour of my WTP Envy, got it powdered.....then bought a new frame. Wasted money on stripper, paint and a powder. Take the cash you would spend on paint, and buy something more interesting, ... more »