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Old 09-05-05, 04:11 PM   #1
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mirra 540 flair

i am new to this bmx forum. i havent been riding for too long. i used top skateboard but never got any good at that. the i switched over to biking and i like it alot more than skating. i was wondering what some good upgrade for my mirra 540 flair would me . its a left side drive also.
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Old 09-05-05, 04:53 PM   #2
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If you are just getting back into BMX, wait until you break things on the bike. Ive never rode a flair but looking at the specs online its not that bad for a beginner. If you really want to upgrade, try things that arent light that haro may have jipped you on. Remove unused pegs and/or buy lighter ones. Upgrade brakes and remove gyro. Cheap/heavy pedals? Cheap/heavy seat post? Cheap/heavy seat?
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Old 09-05-05, 06:37 PM   #3
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i know all that but like if i want to upgrade my brakes how do i go about doing that . what companys do i buy from that sort of stuuff. more replies would be much aprecciated. thanks
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Old 09-05-05, 08:20 PM   #5
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My suggestion? Before you rush out to spend money, spend some time reading the threads here, and learn a bit. Also see if you can learn anything from BMXTRIX.com, assuming it's still up.
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Dude, WHY are you even worried about upgrading that bike? That's like one of Haro's top-end park/vert bikes. Learn to break it first. My advice is you take up road biking and learn what upgrading just for the hell of it actually COSTS.
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this thread is useless without pictures i thought you guys would have lernd that but your just a n00b
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Dude, WHY are you even worried about upgrading that bike? That's like one of Haro's top-end park/vert bikes. Learn to break it first. My advice is you take up road biking and learn what upgrading just for the hell of it actually COSTS.
He should get some CF headset spacers right away. Best upgrade ever.
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He should get some CF headset spacers right away. Best upgrade ever.
I concur. All my bikes are equipped with carbon headset spacers now, including my fixed gear which has a threaded headset.
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I may whack a few spares onto the Electra. I've already started replacing fender bolts with stainless. Ti is too nice to use. I've also got some anodized aluminum bolts to use on it. Maybe I should replace the fenders with some CF ones, but have them painted to match. Oh, the OPC's do suck. Haven't ridden a pair of those for at least 20 years.
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Old 09-06-05, 12:04 PM   #11
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i ride street
so do i really need a fromt frake and a gyro? what will the headset spacers do?
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front brake. sorry
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taking off the front brake wont really change anything but very little weight, and they could benfit you if your going down a steep hill
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How? By flipping him over the bars?
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