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    street/flatland pegs?

    hi, i'm in the process of getting some pegs to my bike, mainly for flatland use but i would occasionally like to do some grinding.

    are there any multipurpose light weight pegs out there, or can i use threaded aluminum flatland pegs for some grinding now and then without them bending or breaking?

    also, are 10 mm axles going to last?

    thanks for any help!

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    Standard Hand Grenades are the best street/flat pegs ever. They're nice and big (comfy) but made of steel so they won't disintegrate when you grind. Don't bother with threaded pegs; there's a reason no-one uses them anymore, they suck.

    As for 10mm axles, they should be OK to start off with, but when you break them (you will if you grind alot), get a Standard or Kink heat treated axle. They're nearly as strong as regular 14mm axles. Of course if you have the money, a frame and fork with 14mm dropouts and some 14mm hubs would be better.

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    thanks for your reply, i will check out those pegs

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    the big thing about pegs for street is they usually need to be not knurled. if they are and you jump a cement-type ledge, you'll lose speed really fast.

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    oh, thanks. that was actually what i was trying to ask, but i mixed up the words "knurled" and "threaded".

    why aren't there any pegs which are smooth on one side and knurled on the other...?

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    Originally posted by spectrum
    why aren't there any pegs which are smooth on one side and knurled on the other...?
    Because no-one's ever thought of it! Well, someone probably has...

    Hand Grenades are only knurled at the ends though.

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