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Old 07-11-05, 04:20 PM   #1
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First time going to a skatpark and what an experience

I've never been to a skatepark in my life. Which probably explains why I suck, and don't have alot of knowledge in alot of crap. What really sucks was, I was hitting this jump, and I got quite abit of air , then boom I hit the ground and ****ed up my crank. I striped out the left arm, but thats partially my fault, I didn't full tighten my crank. So I got stuck, riding a Huffy Girls bike for the rest of the day. Whats a cheap 3pc for like $50, I need something to hold me off unti lI get the money saved for soemthign better.
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3 peice cranks arent cheap, are they?
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Old 07-11-05, 08:04 PM   #3
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Not cheap for a good one. I actually have the crank in my lap. I think All that stripped is the arm, and I have a spare set of arms from my old 3pc. I might run them untilI get the money to buy agood 3pc.
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So buy a replacement arm. And a spindle because you probably @!^#ed that up, too. Assuming you were smart and bought decent cranks from the start. If not, well...now's the time to save your money and get a decent set. And learn how to work on 'em.
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I AGREE WIT HYPERSNAZZ. someone should throw u over some stuff 4 not tightenin a crank like that. is u crazy?
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So buy a replacement arm. And a spindle because you probably @!^#ed that up, too. Assuming you were smart and bought decent cranks from the start. If not, well...now's the time to save your money and get a decent set. And learn how to work on 'em.
if he has a stock crank (which he probly does) hes not going to be able to buy a replacement arm. But if he has only had his bike for a certain ammount of time its possibly that the place he bought if from might have a warranty or replace it...but just like everyone says almost every other day...SAVE UP $$$ for a nice set of Profiles or Primo cranks...
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I AGREE WIT HYPERSNAZZ. someone should throw u over some stuff 4 not tightenin a crank like that. is u crazy?
is U crazy?
i isnt crazy!
maybe his craZy!
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Great movies. Too bad that the whole reason for their making was to make it seem as if apartheid wasn't all that bad.
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Actually I was too busy working on everyone elses bikes(I went with a group of my friends), to even check over my bike. Im gonna have to drain I want a Camera phone fund, a buy a set of Odyssey Black Widows that're sitting on the wall at my LBS. I really wanted that Camera phone too.

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Considering that even Jim Bauer and Chris Cotsonas at Odyssey don't recommend using those cranks, I certainly wouldn't touch them.
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Alright. Whats a good crank then?
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Why don't you go check the forty other threads on the subject?
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Old 07-12-05, 10:52 AM   #13
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Fine I will making me do work now.
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Old 07-12-05, 12:17 PM   #14
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Alright. Whats a good crank then?
go with profile, alot of people will tell you no to and be like "everyone else has them, dont get them", but there really good, strong, light, cranks....and thats why everyone else has them. go with profile.
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Im gonn run my old arms. They're working prettygood but are really heavy. The spindle isn't stripped its the crank arm. What sucks is I spray painted them whit and they look like sh*t oh well they'l lwork.
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Im gonn run my old arms. They're working prettygood but are really heavy. The spindle isn't stripped its the crank arm. What sucks is I spray painted them whit and they look like sh*t oh well they'l lwork.
If the arm is stripped, the spindle is damaged. You may not be able to see it, but chances are you'll just @#^$ up another arm by putting it on a messed-up spindle.
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Old 07-12-05, 01:40 PM   #17
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Its working pretty good for me. I was just out side bunny hoping and jumping.I'll find out if it breaks.
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Actually I was too busy working on everyone elses bikes(I went with a group of my friends), to even check over my bike. Im gonna have to drain I want a Camera phone fund, a buy a set of Odyssey Black Widows that're sitting on the wall at my LBS. I really wanted that Camera phone too.
Yeah, you need a camera phone like you need ANOTHER hole in the head. Do us all a favor, and have a good long think before you post anymore.
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**** you ***
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Easy now, little man.
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**** you ***
Should have taken my advice. Really.
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fit cranks r ok 2
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Fit cranks are exactly the same as Primo Powerbites, except for the stamped logo and the price.
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Fit cranks are exactly the same as Primo Powerbites, except for the stamped logo and the price.
damn straight. thats why i say so.
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