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iamtim iamtim
5/20/2013 11:41 AM

I'm 44 years old; I was a racer in the 80s and got back into BMX about a year-and-a-half ago. I wanted to get back on the track and bought a race 24" bike, but found that my work and life schedule was not compatible with my local track times. So I sold it and bought a street 24" bike. I rode that a lot, but ultimately decided I wanted a 20" bike. So I sold it and bought the start of what appears below. After a month or so of wheeling and dealing for parts, I finally feel comfortable enough posting my ride here. This is a budget build but I'm a huge Sunday fan, so there's lots of Sunday stuff. Lemme know what you think!

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Frame: 2008 Premium Duo. 21" TT
Forks: 2012 Sunday Morning, from an orange soda Aaron Ross Pro complete
Bars: 2012 Sunday Triumph XL, from an orange soda Aaron Ross Pro complete
Stem: Sunday Freeze top load
Headset: FSA Impact
Grips: Haro
Barends: Haro
Lever: None yet
Cranks: Poverty Carmi
Bottom Bracket: generic sealed
Pedals: Black Label plastic
Sprocket: Generic 25t
Chain: KMC
Brakes: None yet
Pads: None
Seat: Premium railed
Seatpost: Odyssey Convertible from a Sunday orange soda Aaron Ross Pro complete
Seatclamp: Premium
Rear Wheel: Alienation rim, generic sealed hub, 14mm axle
Front Wheel: Alienation rim, generic sealed hub, 3/8" axle
Tires: Premium CK 2.0 front and rear
Extras: None

I don't ride a BMX bike to look cool to others, I do it because it's fun and never do I think "Boy I sure am cool on my BMX bike."
- Capt. Nemo

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BNC BNC
5/20/2013 12:05 PM

Nice! Looks clean! How you like the lean back post?

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iamtim iamtim
5/20/2013 12:11 PM

I'm 6'3, so I dig it. I'll like it more when I get rid of that chunky Premium railed seat and replace it with a lower-profile pivotal.

I don't ride a BMX bike to look cool to others, I do it because it's fun and never do I think "Boy I sure am cool on my BMX bike."
- Capt. Nemo

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Brokenbmx Brokenbmx
5/20/2013 4:04 PM

not a bad set-up, sad you sold the 24"!

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Ref's- TCbmx, Eatmybutt, Tito24, Trentydoo, Night Light, Ninjacat33, fly for life, Showtime402, \BMX-1995/, Pavmio, Bmx-Junkie, Dream, Ticaleb, Ricked_Em

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iamtim iamtim
5/20/2013 5:09 PM

Yeah, as my skills started coming back I was getting frustrated with how... cumbersome the 24" was.

I don't ride a BMX bike to look cool to others, I do it because it's fun and never do I think "Boy I sure am cool on my BMX bike."
- Capt. Nemo

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dprc dprc
5/20/2013 9:25 PM

Sweet ride...I moved from a 24 as well....loving it...my story is very similar to yours...love the Sunday's too....check out my bike check.

Refs: SuperstarDK,TCBmx., robinson79, Scubasteve







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Mikel8149 Mikel8149
5/20/2013 10:05 PM

I love the orange soda parts. Sick.

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Chuck8273 Chuck8273
5/20/2013 10:40 PM

Nice bike man!

Refs: Tito24, RiverSideRider, Stussy, Nettyspaghetti, Daniel24, Freddydapice, BrokenBMX, SuperstarDK, HardBMX_Tim. There's more, but I'm too lazy to look them up, haha.

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iamtim iamtim
5/21/2013 7:21 PM

Thanks for the comments! smile

I don't ride a BMX bike to look cool to others, I do it because it's fun and never do I think "Boy I sure am cool on my BMX bike."
- Capt. Nemo

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sailorjerry13 sailorjerry13
11/16/2013 11:32 AM

Im in Brea, let me know if u wanna meet for a ride. Bike is collecting dust since i dont know anyone to ride with

"Old punks never die, we just stand in the back"

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Chuck8273 Chuck8273
11/16/2013 1:16 PM

Great looking bike! Good to see more of us older guys getting back into it!

Refs: Tito24, RiverSideRider, Stussy, Nettyspaghetti, Daniel24, Freddydapice, BrokenBMX, SuperstarDK, HardBMX_Tim. There's more, but I'm too lazy to look them up, haha.

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