Added reply in a thread Old Beginner 4/28/2020 3:20 PM

39 here...got back into it from my teens/twenties and love it more than I remember when I was younger.

Added reply in a thread Too old/should I give up? 4/25/2020 6:08 PM

Vanya: didn’t mean to imply you were new to the sport. I’m sure you’ll get it...good luck! But yeah, getting older does have a very real effect on fatiguing more quickly. I usually practice a trick until I get it or reach muscle fatigue. If the latter ... more »

Added reply in a thread Too old/should I give up? 4/25/2020 2:54 PM

This ☝️. Pregression is much faster when it is enjoyable and I am relaxed. Gotta do the sport for you, not to impress others with a trick set.

Added reply in a thread Too old/should I give up? 4/25/2020 11:13 AM

I’m 39 and I love riding. Admittedly, I am not as limber and froggy as I was when I was riding in the late 90’s/early 2000’s. I think a lot of this has to do with my gradual realization that I am mortal and can get hurt...something that I didn’t think ... more »

Added reply in a thread LF: Redneck FLT/Fast Pitch w/ brake mounts 2/18/2020 3:16 PM

I have a new (ridden once) Fastpitch I’m looking to unload but does not have the mounts

Added reply in a thread Brand new fat boy wannabe BMXer 2/18/2020 1:58 PM

I started a husky (fat) 38 year old a year ago and lost 50 lbs. Keep at it...tricks are much easier to do now with a higher strength:weight ratio. Keep at it.

Added reply in a thread Is it a good idea to upgrade an old/mid school bmx 2/18/2020 11:54 AM

I got back into BMX about a year ago, when my daughter wanted to ride. I had a mid/old school Hoffman frame that I got in 2000 and started upgrading everything with new-school parts (including STI headset and American-Mid bottom bracket cups). It got ... more »

Added reply in a thread Introduce Yourself 2/18/2020 11:41 AM

Hi, I'm Conrad. Just turned 39 and got back into BMX about a year ago when my daughter started riding. Most fun/rewarding mid-life crisis I could have imagined...sorry that I waited so long to get back into it!