What brands do you gravitate towards to when buying?

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6/27/2020 8:25 AM

As the title suggests, are there any brands that you favour over another when buying new or used parts? Call it brand loyalty if you will.

For me, I always tend to go for Primo, Odyssey and Fit. What about you?

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Bit of a slut for Fit & Primo.

6/27/2020 9:50 AM

shadow for sure, odyssey and s&m

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It’s all bmx

6/27/2020 9:55 AM

Because of the 41thermal warranty I stick with Sunday and odyssey but for wheels and my chain I’ll go with gsport and shadow

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6/27/2020 12:35 PM

S&m, profile, gsport/odyssey, eclat, shadow, a bit of fly I’m running their tractor chain and it’s sick as fuck. and fly brakes.

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6/27/2020 5:21 PM
Edited Date/Time: 7/7/2020 3:19 PM

My bike is completely S&M and Odyssey, so that's a bit telling... lol

Growing up I was a big Primo fan and I usually always had a Shadow Conspiracy part, or two. I really hope Primo keeps up with re-releasing their classic parts, though (probably going to pick up one of those Balance seats).

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6/27/2020 5:33 PM

Odyssey, Profile, Primo, S&M, Cinema....

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6/27/2020 6:14 PM
Edited Date/Time: 6/27/2020 6:16 PM

Considering gravity isn’t real none lol

Jokes aside WETHEPEOPLE ECLAT ODYSSEY FLYBIKES THESHADOWCONSPICUOUSLY

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6/27/2020 7:05 PM

Odyssey and Profile have been big names since I started riding in the 80s. Over the last few years I looked a lot at We the People, Sunday, Kink and Haro (blast from the past) before going with Kink.

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6/28/2020 12:04 AM

S&M, Odyssey/Gsport, Profile, T1, Fly

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6/28/2020 12:12 AM

Interesting! One thing is for sure, Odyssey is the shit.

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Bit of a slut for Fit & Primo.

6/28/2020 1:07 AM

I don’t have a certain alliance to brands, I just look for the measurements and specs I like. I love my Eastern frame and Odyssey & Shadow components though.

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6/28/2020 3:49 AM

FBM, Animal, S&M, Odyssey, GSPORT, T1, Relic, BSD, Maxxis, ...

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6/28/2020 5:52 PM

WeThePeople, Odyssey

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6/28/2020 6:23 PM

My recent build consists of all Kink/Cult/Odyssey. I like Shadow and Federal but don’t have any of their parts yet. Maybe when something breaks...

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6/28/2020 7:44 PM

For me profile and total bmx.

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6/28/2020 8:55 PM

Brands? I ain't tripping on brands. I gravitate towards: sealed, chromoly, 110 psi, double wall and more importantly on Sale.

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6/30/2020 9:17 AM

Kink, Shadow, Odyssey & Animal

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7/1/2020 11:20 AM
Edited Date/Time: 7/1/2020 11:21 AM

I take pretty much all logos off my bike or cover them with marker lol. Animal is cool though

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45 refs and counting check profile.

7/1/2020 12:28 PM

I tend to gravitate to whatever brand has the part i want/need.

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7/1/2020 1:36 PM

I have like 10 different brands on my bike because I just bought everything used.. I love Animal and Sunday though

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Иди сюда и поцелуй меня

7/1/2020 3:14 PM

Don't care as long as they are 4130, 2pc and have a nice rise.

I've got Mankind, Fly, Vocal, etc.

I think Robbie said it best in Road Fools. "Ewww, 4pc !"

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7/1/2020 8:10 PM

I typically build using:
S&M: metal and rubber (frame, forks, bars, tires, grips)
Odyssey/GSport: large mechanical (wheels and cranks)
Shadow: small mechanical (headset, BB, chain)
Eclat: seat and pedals

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7/2/2020 7:44 AM
Edited Date/Time: 7/2/2020 7:46 AM

I came back after 15 years and gravitate towards companies that have stood the test of time like kink, federal, and even tho I dont own any of their parts...animal or demolition

But let's be honest, price plays a huge role..if I can get 2 products with the same dimensions from two reputable companies...I'm going towards saving some money

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7/6/2020 9:08 PM

I like Cult, Odyssey, Kink, Fit, Wethepeople, Sunday, Demolition, Eclat, Salt/Saltplus, and Stranger. I mainly prefer Cult, odyssey and stranger though

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7/6/2020 10:59 PM

I personally like eclat wethepeople odyssey and fit/s&m I’ve just always rocked there parts and bikes and never had an issue and hold up good

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7/7/2020 4:20 AM

I look for decent reviews and what I like at that time, ALSO I try to make sure it isn't a clone of every locals bike. I like to have something less common.

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7/7/2020 6:38 AM
Edited Date/Time: 7/7/2020 6:39 AM

Personally Haro and Federal mainly (due to nostalgia) and secondary comes all the standard popular stuff like everyone else Odyssey, G-Sport, Profile, Primo etc. Ideally I'd get a Haro or Federal frame and then everything else would just be Odyssey, G-Sport and Profile Racing.

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7/7/2020 5:07 PM

I have something from pretty much every one I think?

Standard, S&M, Metal (OG and the GFPU frame) 2hip, Stolen, Odyssey, Haro, Demolition, Kink, Stranger, Total, T1, Fly... GT, SE.

I like quality gear. I don't care who makes it really. I can spot a turd a mile off the starboard bow.

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7/8/2020 12:47 AM

Mad Mars wrote:

Personally Haro and Federal mainly (due to nostalgia) and secondary comes all the standard popular stuff like everyone else ...more

I don't see as many Federal bits anymore. Nice to see you're riding some Federal parts!

Though down in Hastings its everywhere, but that's to be expected here.

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Bit of a slut for Fit & Primo.

7/8/2020 5:47 AM

Most brands are pretty excellent these days, though I always lean toward S&M.

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