Added reply in a thread Are brakeless BMX bikes better than bikes with Gyro brakes? 4/6/2020 8:16 PM

Are you writing this for a project and you’re secretly getting us to review it? XD This has been a topic forever, I think we’re all past the point of arguing about it.

Added reply in a thread Are brakeless BMX bikes better than bikes with Gyro brakes? 4/6/2020 7:19 PM

That’s an absolute wall of text that I can’t read at this moment, so for now my answer is no, because different people prefer different things, it’s not a matter of good/bad.

Added reply in a thread spray paint vs car paint for bmx frame 4/6/2020 7:18 PM

Can we just stay in your other thread? Answers are there.

Added reply in a thread I’m confused with my riding stance?!? 4/6/2020 11:35 AM

Like everyone said, don’t worry about it that much, just focus on riding! I’m left foot, spin left, grind right. Many riders are like this, from amateur to pro.

Added reply in a thread 11inch bars 4/6/2020 11:29 AM

At one point I wanted them. I ran the Perfect 10 bars from 2016 to the beginning of this year, but switched to 9” bars recently. I think I’d like to try someone else’s bike with the 11”-ers, but I’m no longer a tall bar lover, haha.

Added reply in a thread Best times to be injured? 4/5/2020 9:38 PM

I don't get frigid winters nor heatwaves, but I'd say Novermber-December time for me, although I don't truly know. I'm super lucky to have never seriously injured myself riding, except some shinners and the usual scratches here and there.

Added reply in a thread painting frame 4/5/2020 9:32 PM

From my experience, it's better for high-wear areas. I have a couple scooter parts painted with automotive spray paint, and in said areas, it lasts much, much longer than normal matte or gloss sprays.

Added reply in a thread Full Length BMX Videos! F you Covid 19 4/5/2020 9:29 PM

This has always been a favorite of mine. https://youtu.be/daC2EJcRlFY

Added reply in a thread painting frame 4/5/2020 7:28 PM

There are a couple ways people paint, but this is what I do. At least lightly sand the surface of the frame, 1 coat of primer, 2-3 coats of the color you like, don’t touch for 24 hours, then apply a final coat of clear coat, wait another 24 hours.

Added reply in a thread May as well try a hop bar. 4/4/2020 7:20 PM

Ok, nevermind. Spent a good time trying, with my bike specs, I just can’t, and my knee has taken a beating. XD

Added reply in a thread Anyone building trails? 4/4/2020 4:33 PM

That's awesome, even a water source right there! Back when I was like 13, we had a small piece of land where we had a tiny, tiny trail right down from the skatepark. Right on the side of the road, but hidden behind trees. You'd pedal for speed along ... more »

Added reply in a thread What mods do you do? 4/4/2020 4:29 PM

I too leave out the BB spacer and run my beloved super short 19.69" TT. I hammer a bar end in my forks since I love footjam whips and my tires are thin. Cut down my 1-piece Haro seat so there's like 1 inch of tube, run one pin in my chain that's slightly ... more »

Added reply in a thread May as well try a hop bar. 4/4/2020 12:23 PM

You got it, I think you can land one. I’ve been doing random pull up bars more now, I’d also like to finally man up and at least double tire hop throw one lol. I hit knees a lot of the time with my 19.69” TT and 30” wides tho, haha.

Added reply in a thread ISO New FBM frame 4/4/2020 1:19 AM

Absolutely sucks they went out of business. You check any Craigslist or used sites?

Added reply in a thread Lilac Repeater 4/4/2020 1:15 AM

It was around $60, S1 Lifer helmet. Gotta be certified!

Added reply in a thread Coronavirus bmx 4/3/2020 5:56 PM

Apparently you can even contract it through internet forums nowadays.

Added reply in a thread Lilac Repeater 4/2/2020 11:42 AM

Haha yeah, definitely not for tall people. I’m not crazy short, around 5’, 7”, but I love the feel of a snappy, responsive, and easy to throw around setup. I come from a scooter background and kinda wanted to make a bike like one.

Added reply in a thread Freecoaster? 4/2/2020 11:39 AM

I mean, you don’t have to buy a whole wheel, just hub if you’re on a budget.

Added reply in a thread BMX shops/ industry and the coronavirus 4/2/2020 11:36 AM

Thankfully the bike shops here are still deemed an essential business and remain open during stay at home order, haha. They’re doing just fine so far, but man, wonder how much longer this will last. Can’t even continue school cuz you can’t weld online. ... more »

Added reply in a thread So, BlackSwampGhost, you doing any flatlandish type tricks yet? 4/2/2020 11:31 AM

With lockdown, I’ve been looking online for cheap pegs I can wrap in griptape, lol. The most I could ever do was infinity roll and I think fork roll, like a half footjam decade to the front peg and land fakie, whatever it’s called. But like pnj said, ... more »