Added reply in a thread Older Riders! 12/14/2012 10:03 AM

Heres a old school story for you. My original dirt jump spot was burger king trails in new jersey. I was very fortunate to be friends with the builders who happen to be outstanding bmx racers. It took me a minute to get up to clearing the jumps and get ... more »

Added reply in a thread 175mm vs 170mm cranks 12/14/2012 9:18 AM

Ya there advantages to both sizes and this why it a hard decision for me. Trying not to let finances mess with my parts purchase. I def feel the extra thrust factor with longer arms and agree that similar to having extra tooth of gear. I had similar ... more »

Started new thread 175mm vs 170mm cranks 12/13/2012 6:42 PM

I been on the fence about if i should buy some 170mm crank arms, specially with holiday sales. I run 175mm for the longest time and very successful with them. This switch is because of a knee injury on left leg and i thinking the 170 would make it easier ... more »

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Added reply in a thread KMC K710-SL 12/1/2011 7:30 AM

Ok I have some real knowledge to pass down from my friend. He a master engineer/fabricator of bikes and moto x so he know better than me , you, and 99% of the companies out there. He saying that it basically impossible to stetch any chains side plates ... more »

Added reply in a thread Best chain for 9 tooth rear? 12/1/2011 7:26 AM

Ok I have some real knowledge to pass down from my friend. He a master engineer/fabricator of bikes and moto x so he know better than me , you, and 99% of the companies out there. He saying that it basically impossible to stetch any chains side plates ... more »

Added reply in a thread Best chain for 9 tooth rear? 11/30/2011 9:11 PM

Its not lube these chains been thru alot including snow riding etc. Always ripin an lubin, That drop buster takes me back to 1995 but no thanks. At this point I just buy 2 mechanik chains and that last me another 2 years. Alot of pros switching up the ... more »

Added reply in a thread Best chain for 9 tooth rear? 11/30/2011 3:31 PM

I have no choice but to blame the 710 for the noise because I have mechanik and shadow chain right here and neither of them making any noise. The shadow was used for 2 years no snap just stretch and now pins falling out by hand. The mechanik surprisingly ... more »

Added reply in a thread KMC K710-SL 11/30/2011 3:23 PM

Ya I wish, mine stretched as much as the half track mechanik in only a month. The mechanik lasted me over a year so obviously this chain have mixed reviews at best. The noise complaints on the 710sl out weigh any weight savings.

Added reply in a thread KMC K710-SL 11/30/2011 9:03 AM

Ya the 510 look good but if you snapped that then the hollow plated 710 gonna busst. Better keep eye on that one. I agree the 710 looks sweet but I not to concerned about that. What size drive you using with it?

Added reply in a thread Best chain for 9 tooth rear? 11/30/2011 8:59 AM

Both those chains suck balls, i already been there done it with 710 and shadow even worse. I looking at the cult 510, same as kmc 510 but 8 bucks cheaper. Chain is def not a chain. That like saying a burrito is a burrito, that robot mentality will have ... more »

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Started new thread Best chain for 9 tooth rear? 11/30/2011 7:00 AM

I using a 25-9 setup and have tried soo many chains I about to make a broken chain sculpture and send it to kmc. I try loads of half links and they all suck so if you talking half don't even bother. I try the kmc 710sl and it making soo much noise out ... more »

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Added reply in a thread KMC K710-SL 11/30/2011 6:45 AM

710sl in the garbage, I using on 25-9 setup and it soo noisy and annoying out of the box it not funny. I can't afford to bust a chain in traffic or worse flying into a jump. I SWITCHING TO THE KMC 510-BLUEBIRD. If your using a large drive or race bike ... more »

Added reply in a thread Odyssey Blue Bird/ KMC Z510HX Chain 11/30/2011 6:40 AM

has anyone tried the bluebird on 9 tooth rear? any noise or complaints??? I about throw my 710 sl in the garbage because soo noisy and about to explode. Cult 510 look like same as ody blue but weight and price diff, these companies love playing games ... more »