Added a comment to Terriblesam's bike check 12/15/2020 3:24 AM
5AM Hoffman TAJ (Re-issue)

I love this frame. Great job with the build.

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Liked a bike check 5AM Hoffman TAJ (Re-issue) 12/15/2020 3:15 AM
5AM Hoffman TAJ (Re-issue)
Added reply in a thread bmx racing 12/14/2020 10:59 AM

Yup, same deal with mine. Manuals were really hard to initiate. Just the stem swap alone will get you a decent change in height if you're on a front load right now.

Added reply in a thread bmx racing 12/14/2020 10:37 AM

I like shorter bars on my bikes for the most part. My preference is 9-9.5 inch on front load stems and 8-8.5 on top load. That said, a small change in bar height can make a significant difference. This year I raced a newer Chase aluminum frame that originally ... more »

Added reply in a thread your progression after 1 year 11/4/2020 8:26 AM

I'll get back to you in a year.

Added reply in a thread Opinions on woman rider of the year? 11/4/2020 8:20 AM

Yeah, you might've been onto something there. ^ We all have our own opinions, but I'm not involved in professional sports, so I'm not going to say someone should or shouldn't be competing in one thing or another. I always saw sports as being for fun ... more »

Added reply in a thread How many bikes do you own. 11/3/2020 9:12 AM

Probably too many. Bmx's at the moment: 2 new school and 2 mid school completes + 1 new retro Hoffman yet to be built Other stuff: 1 dirt jump 24 1 full suspension MTB 1 hardtail MTB 1 MTB converted to road tourer type thing 1 old 10 speed roadie Edit, ... more »

Added reply in a thread ***Official Blacklist and Legit Seller*** 11/2/2020 10:15 PM

Below the salt is legit and a pleasure to work with. His prices were fair and he shipped the parts quickly with tracking info. Would not hesitate to do business again.

Added reply in a thread Can I Isolate the "Hop" Part of a Bunny Hop for Practice? 10/23/2020 12:10 AM

^Damn man. I feel your frustration on that one. Tires are so expensive these days.

Added reply in a thread Ozzie Oz-One 10/22/2020 10:42 AM

You already know I like this build, but I'm not sure at this point if I'm more jealous of that or the places you have to ride. Awesome ride and great pics, man.

Added reply in a thread Can I Isolate the "Hop" Part of a Bunny Hop for Practice? 10/22/2020 10:35 AM

I think this has officially morphed into a Ford thread, and on that note I got the fuel tank out of the ranger the other day. I knew it was a little thin, but the damn thing started leaking before I could even get the straps fully off. Leaked old gas ... more »

Added reply in a thread What to do when you have a broken ankle 10/22/2020 10:15 AM

Bummed for you man. We've all been cooped up enough this year, so I can only imagine this is especially annoying, let alone painful. I've been spending a good bit of time here and there looking up riders and video on google and youtube from SlavBMX's ... more »

Added reply in a thread Winter Riding Due to Covid 10/22/2020 10:06 AM

We've (Maryland) been lucky with the weather so far this year. Rains a lot, but as temperature goes, still very tolerable to be outside. Dave, you keep that damn snow and don't be sending it our way, I'm not ready yet. That said, why didn't I think of ... more »

Added reply in a thread Sunday Darkwave 10/15/2020 3:26 AM

Makes sense, I figured someone who would run sub 9” bars and a front load must have been around in the late mid school/ older new school times. I love the balance of shorter bars with short back end and higher BB of the newer frames. I’ve always been ... more »

Added reply in a thread SOLD 10/15/2020 1:58 AM

Sent you PM.

Added reply in a thread Sunday Darkwave 10/14/2020 11:35 PM

My kind of ride here. Must be super responsive with the r15s. Does it ever feel twitchy at all? I like the litehouse, just set up one for the front of mine. Nice build.

Added reply in a thread Should I try Brakeless? 10/14/2020 1:34 AM

I’m going brakeless next because I got some 25.4 bars and my levers don’t fit. They work perfect with my 22.2 stem, though.

Added reply in a thread Can I Isolate the "Hop" Part of a Bunny Hop for Practice? 10/13/2020 2:23 AM

Nice ride man. The 99-04s were good driving cars. Looked better than the previous gen too. I’m the Weber guy. I’ll take one over a Holley any day. I never much cared for one make of car over another. They all have their quirks. I adopted an 87 cutlass ... more »

Added reply in a thread The worst pro BMX rider 10/13/2020 1:11 AM

Definitely joking. Bit of an edgy thing to joke about at that, but a thread like this is bound to breed a little controversy at some point.

Added reply in a thread help a noob with Matching brands 10/12/2020 9:21 PM

I’ve said before, part of the fun in bmx is the infinite number of combinations you can make with all the parts that are available. I’d much rather have a completely unique setup than try to copy someone else’s just because I like it. Colors are easy ... more »