BMX - What Should I Change
Bikeforums.net is a forum about nothing but bikes. Our community can help you find information about hard-to-find and localized information like bicycle tours, specialties like where in your area to have your recumbent bike serviced, or what are the best bicycle tires and seats for the activities you use your bike for.
I want to make my bike super light and strong so what should I change
write back some coments about my bike
Frame: Hoffman Dirty One Thirty
Fork: Odyssey Race Forks I need to put on
Bars: Hoffman Jumping Bars painted black
Front Wheel: Aluminum Rim With Crap hub
Back Wheel: Alex Chrome 48-Hole with Crap Hub
Cranks: Profile 175mm
Bottom Bracket: Profile with Cromoly Spidle
Pedals: DK Iron Cross Magnesuim Sealed
Tires: Primo Dirt Monster, Kenda Kikzumbut
Seat Post Clamp: Hoffman
Seat Post: Pro BMX
Seat: Primo Hemoriod
Brakes: Dia-Compe 990ís with Free Agent Lever
Cable: Cheap One
Grips: Odyssey Geda
Bar Ends: Motor Bike Ones
Chain: Pro BMX
Chain Tensioners: Tuf-Neck
Headset: A Headset Sealed
Extras/Modifications: I cut my bars and forks and seat post
weight in bmx isn't really an issue. it just depends on your point of view.
01-03-05, 03:06 AM
sell the BMX and buy a road bike instead
nah iwant a light BMX bike
01-03-05, 09:45 AM
Smart choice - don't need some buttwipe whose says crap in here screwing around with his flaming posts.
The first thing you have to do is give us a budget - how many THOUSANDS of dollars do you actually have to spend on your "super light and strong" bike?
How long have you been riding?
01-03-05, 11:13 AM
well u could make a titanium frame oh youre not a millionare, get mag pedals uuumm stem and forks ??? wats your budget????
New wheel set, riding on a proper 10t cassette with araya or odyesey rims??, and a new sprocket. Forks are light so no need to change them........i would just get the gearing down and focus on the wheels. Maybe enter sum races?? sounds stupid but you do get some super light prizes, competitions.
How much does your bike weigh at the moment?? mine weighs 26.6 lbs, now thats light. My bike is still strong so dont forget to get good parts. If maybe summit is cheap and light BEWARE its probly CAKK!! spend some money on it, in the long run you will save money MOOOHAHHAHAHAHH!!!!!!!!
my budget is about 500 dollars australian
01-03-05, 07:36 PM
wheel set, sprocket, and bars.
01-03-05, 09:58 PM
Yup - A good wheel set will rip through your 500 aussie dollars like cream cheese.
Profile hubs, 10t driver, Odyssey Duralectric black rims, and your cash is history!
But, you'll be psyched on your wheels.
You will (must) get a new sprocket as well - 27 or 26 teeth.
Next up would be switching your frame out.
01-04-05, 01:57 AM
If he gets a 10-tooth driver, he'd probably want a 28-10 gearing, Paul.
yep its defo 28-10, i still stand by the wheel set
I think im going to get odyssey hazard lite wheel set and a ten tooth driver and a We The People 5 Star Sprocket by the way are they any good
01-05-05, 08:02 PM
i dont like odyssey cassette hubs, but everything else seems fine.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.1.12 Copyright © 2014 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.