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Old 03-02-08, 10:48 PM   #1
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i plan on building another one this summer

i might do a cap swap on this one but not sure
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Old 03-02-08, 11:46 PM   #2
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That is funky fresh. The bars look really tall - like arms above head tall.
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I remember you posting that bike a while ago, easily my favorite of the ones you have posted.

Hows the car?
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Old 03-03-08, 06:13 AM   #4
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I remember you posting that bike a while ago, easily my favorite of the ones you have posted.

Hows the car?
hit hard times sold everything including the rig to avoid selling any bikes driving a blazer and starting a new job today
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Old 03-03-08, 05:52 PM   #5
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i kinda see why long bent handle bars r called "ape hangers"
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Hope things improve! The bike is a classic, though.

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that is an awesome bike
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You might be able to get some ideas from Jim Bauers bikes:


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I like the rims picking up the green on the bike.

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It would be cool to paint the spokes also where they show, other than that I see no point of improvement.
Cool bike.
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left side fixed drivetrain? or just for show with no brakes.
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left side fixed drivetrain? or just for show with no brakes.
i doubt theyre fixies, in my old neightborhood bmxs with no brakes used to be called runners generally meant the bike was stolen and is or was used for drug trafficking,grafitti,other bike thefts and various crimes. the idea of no brakes is "if you have them you might hesitate and use them".

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left side fixed drivetrain? or just for show with no brakes.
Nope. left hand drive so you can grind right side and not damage your sprocket/drivetrain. Brakeless is a style of riding that has become very popular in BMX now:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-4JxtEAg-E
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Old 03-14-08, 07:18 PM   #15
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Nope. left hand drive so you can grind right side and not damage your sprocket/drivetrain. Brakeless is a style of riding that has become very popular in BMX now:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-4JxtEAg-E
thats news to me i always thought it had something to do with gear ratios, ive been riding brakeless since 94
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i knew about the brakeless bmx stuff, i remember the flatland riders i used to look up to in the early 90's causing a ruckus for taking their brakes off, and getting better at tricks.

i've just never seen a left side drive on a non-alt-bike...
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Old 03-17-08, 02:22 PM   #17
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i doubt theyre fixies, in my old neightborhood bmxs with no brakes used to be called runners generally meant the bike was stolen and is or was used for drug trafficking,grafitti,other bike thefts and various crimes. the idea of no brakes is "if you have them you might hesitate and use them".


This is true... you would hesitate, no go through traffic, don't wait for the light to turn green.

I also think its partial non-understanding of bicycle mechanics or laziness... I still find it a hassle to rerun hand brakes
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cool mags on the bmx
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