Added reply in a thread So, does anyone still ride anything other than 25/9 gearing and 20"ish top tube? 11/21/2019 5:06 PM

26” is pretty narrow for a BMX.

Added reply in a thread Coaster brakes, anyone older use one for BMX back in the day? 11/21/2019 11:04 AM

Here: https://youtu.be/A2zTHyPJevI One of his many videos. But you can see where, if he had a cassette, some backward moves would be ridiculously difficult.

Added reply in a thread Coaster brakes, anyone older use one for BMX back in the day? 11/21/2019 10:59 AM

Pretty much all do. Certain tricks require cranks to be relatively stationary. But old school freestyle/flatland was much different compared to the ridiculous things modern-day flatlanders are doing. Look up a guy named Matthias Dandois.

Added reply in a thread Coaster brakes, anyone older use one for BMX back in the day? 11/20/2019 3:53 PM

Yes, no doubt that different hubs have different points of engagement, but every coaster brake hub ever made requires a backpedal to engage, even a minute amount. Plus, there will be a bit of slack when you go back to pedal, making tap tricks very difficult, ... more »

Added reply in a thread Coaster brakes, anyone older use one for BMX back in the day? 11/20/2019 11:28 AM

Using a coaster brake for tricks today would be overly difficult. To engage the brake, you’d shift your feet back, meaning your cranks wouldn’t be in proper position to actually do a trick. Everything is much better with U and V brakes. Plus, not being ... more »

Added reply in a thread Fake Vans? 11/20/2019 8:42 AM

Bruh those are Nike you got scammed.

Added reply in a thread Vital Forum Edit V5 (and how to submit your clips) 11/20/2019 7:32 AM

Ah! No wonder I didn’t get results. XD Got ya, and welcome to the forum!

Added reply in a thread Vital Forum Edit V5 (and how to submit your clips) 11/19/2019 9:50 PM

Okay, received more files, this time under the name 1dirtydigger19 , who doesn't exist on the forum after me searching. Who's this?

Added reply in a thread Vital Forum Edit V5 (and how to submit your clips) 11/19/2019 8:08 PM

Send it! (And don't die.)

Added reply in a thread Gt bmx bikes 11/19/2019 8:06 PM

Haven't really kept up with them other than through Leandro Moreira, but if he sends it as big as he does, I'd say at least their aftermarket stuff will be up-to-par with other parts at a similar price point.

Added reply in a thread Unmotivated Lately 11/19/2019 8:04 PM

Just take a break, no harm in not riding. Sometimes time off the bike leads to the best time back on the bike. Last year during my senior year, I barely rode, but now I ride pretty often.

Added reply in a thread Anyone hear anything new about these? 11/18/2019 3:58 PM

I'll never buy any but I'm interested to see what it's about lol.

Added reply in a thread Mafiabikes bolts 11/18/2019 3:55 PM

You can find the bolts at your local hardware store, check Mafia's product description. It sounds like you didn't tighten the bolts correctly. When tightening stem bolts, do so in an "X" pattern. Meaning, tighten one corner a little, then the opposite ... more »

Updated bike check readybmxer’s Eastern Repeater 11/17/2019 8:49 PM
Updated bike check readybmxer’s Eastern Repeater 11/17/2019 8:49 PM
Added reply in a thread readybmxer’s Eastern Repeater 11/17/2019 8:48 PM

Hammered an ODI bar end into my forks again since I started doing more footjam things. Also kinda started to not like the look of the red ODIs so the black ones are back on.

Added reply in a thread Freecoaster keeps engaging PLEASE HELP!! 11/16/2019 3:39 PM

When was the last time you cleaned and degreased/re-greased the hub?

Added reply in a thread Vital Forum Edit V5 (and how to submit your clips) 11/16/2019 12:31 PM

Ah, thanks for the heads up! Seems I didn't see it in the string of emails. Got it.

Added reply in a thread Vital Forum Edit V5 (and how to submit your clips) 11/15/2019 4:14 PM

Got them! Thx for the descriptions, I’ll have them downloaded soon as I’m home.

Added reply in a thread So, does anyone still ride anything other than 25/9 gearing and 20"ish top tube? 11/15/2019 1:02 PM

I think 28” seems the most reasonable for a starting width, but yeah, most companies offer 30” or so wide so more people will be attracted to buy them for their dimensions like upsweep, backsweep, and height. That way, people can buy them and cut to ... more »