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Reply to Old Man Young! 7/10/2016 2:35 PM

I live near Reading just got into bmx at 48 ... Welcome the old timers club ...

Reply to Nearly 30 getting back on the bmx 7/10/2016 2:16 PM

I have a similar thread on here ... I had a chat with my neighbor yesterday over a beer he said "you seriously riding a bmx" I said yes, he said " what's next a skateboard" I replied maybe anyway why do the think I am mad riding a bmx ?? "Well it's for ... more »

Reply to Nearly 30 getting back on the bmx 7/8/2016 4:45 PM

48 just started Bmx !! I get a few comments from neighbours about it but fxck em ...

Reply to New old BMX Recruit 7/8/2016 1:45 AM

Thanks maple that's a great piece of advice putting some taller bars on the bike ... I will end up with a flatland bike at some point just taking my time with that ... When I brought the 300 I thought this feels a bit heavy but it was cheap and in very ... more »

Reply to New old BMX Recruit 7/7/2016 9:40 AM

Its good to know I am not the only "old guy" ... I am enjoying it I am starting with a bit of flatland need to get into some sort of condition first ... 20mins and I'm done.. The Haro 300.2 I brought last week felt heavy after a week of use it is starting ... more »

Reply to Bike for Beginner flatland ?? 7/4/2016 2:37 AM

I had a look around last night at general flat info and fuel the flat and fuel site .. you can pick up a colony apprentice in the UK which I may have a look at cost over here is around £390 ... Interesting to see the differences on flat bikes, the rake ... more »

Reply to Bike for Beginner flatland ?? 7/3/2016 12:31 PM

Thanks for the help ... Do you think I can learn the "basics" on a Haro 300 ?? I don't mind buying another bike for flatland be nice to build one but I still need to know a lot more about what to buy or it will be a costly exersice ... I guess a good ... more »

New thread Bike for Beginner flatland ?? 7/3/2016 12:36 AM

Hi guys As beginner what is a good bike for flatland ?? I brought a nice condition Haro 300.2 second hand this week it maybe me but it seems heavy to use when learning flatland tricks .. I am new to bmxing brought this bike to get started I didn't really ... more »

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Reply to New old BMX Recruit 7/2/2016 12:27 AM

I have the same thing people giving me odd looks my Mrs was thinking about ringing the men in white coats when I brought my BMX home, I think it is because this is completely new to me you get the "what at your age" got to say the Haro 300.2 feels a ... more »

Reply to New old BMX Recruit 6/29/2016 1:21 AM

Good to know I am not alone in being an old newbie .. I know what you mean about midlife crisis I think this is my second one I did 5 years of motorbike track days around my 40s can't afford that now .. I have been told that 50 is the new 40 so this ... more »

Reply to New old BMX Recruit 6/28/2016 6:37 AM

Cheers guys ... good to see I am not alone in "old timers club"

Steve I live in Reading but spend a lot of time in Kent as my head office is near Rochester ... once I get all my clobber sorted out I will give you a shout ... be good to learn ... more »
New thread New old BMX Recruit 6/27/2016 3:31 AM

Just thought I would say hello as new to the site and to BMX .. I am starting out at a "should know better" at my age of 48 ... I have a 5 year old son who is keen on Bike stunts so thought why not join him ... I have been looking for something new to ... more »

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