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Old 06-16-05, 03:32 PM
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Well this sucks. Today at the LSP I was up there for what, 20 minutes, when my chain decides to be gay and snaps in half. I then go home and preceed to get a new one, resize it, and put it on. Then I go back to the LSP and try some feebles. Low and behold the chain snaps in half, and the sprocket is bent. Gotta love stupidity on my part for that one. So I know get to buy a new sprocket, possibly a new crank, and a new chain. All of which I have NO money for and won't for about...a month maybe. I don't think I'll be riding until I save this money up lol. All well, life's a dick. I just wanted to rant
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LSP? And if your chain is snapping because your sprocket is a bit bent, just run it a bit loose and try not to land on it.
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Old 06-16-05, 09:50 PM
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yes local skate park
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Old 06-17-05, 03:55 AM
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Are chains no longer fixable?
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Old 06-17-05, 07:50 AM
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ya, what is the LSP? if you break chains..then get a Shadow Interlock...or just learn to fix them....buy a chain breaker and some extra links...
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Old 06-17-05, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by KinetikBiker04
if you break chains..then get a Shadow Interlock
Why? That thing's a complete POS and a waste of money. You get insane chain stretch, and very little ability to fix it if it does break.
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Old 06-18-05, 09:37 PM
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I learned to fix my chain yea, I was a newb before I posted this but now I got it lol
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Old 06-19-05, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by KinetikBiker04
ya, what is the LSP?
Originally Posted by corwin castle
yes local skate park
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
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Old 06-19-05, 10:34 AM
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Originally Posted by KinetikBiker04
ya, what is the LSP?

are you ********, the kid just said it
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Old 06-19-05, 10:35 AM
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Originally Posted by arcticwolf15
I learned to fix my chain yea, I was a newb before I posted this but now I got it lol

lol, you still are a newb. lol
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Old 06-19-05, 12:25 PM
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newb status doesnt change ina period of 2 days
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Old 06-19-05, 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by KinetikBiker04
if you break chains..then get a Shadow Interlock
ok, i officially hate you. all your stupid posts are driving me insane. if your chain breaks and you are stupid enough to buy a interlock chain heres just some of the things your going to have to go through:
chain stretch
loss of money
having to buy a ct-7 chainbreacker(about 30.00$)
me calling you stupid
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Old 06-19-05, 01:37 PM
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Originally Posted by baktrailbiker91
having to buy a ct-7 chainbreacker(about 30.00$)
whats that?
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Old 06-19-05, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by baktrailbiker91
ok, i officially hate you. all your stupid posts are driving me insane. if your chain breaks and you are stupid enough to buy a interlock chain heres just some of the things your going to have to go through:
chain stretch
loss of money
having to buy a ct-7 chainbreacker(about 30.00$)
me calling you stupid
i got my shadow chain for free about 3 months ago, and i still didn't snap it.i have always used a 510 and i think that it probably is the best, but the shadow is fine.
oh yea, i used a hammer and nail on my chain just as i did with every other chain
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Old 06-19-05, 07:15 PM
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Originally Posted by queensrider86
, i used a hammer and nail on my chain just as i did with every other chain
if by chain you mean female and by "hammer and nail" you mean.........

Originally Posted by queensrider86
, i used a hammer and nail on my chain just as i did with every other chain
sounds like you could have some good times with that (not releated to the above reponse to your quote
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Old 06-19-05, 10:26 PM
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yah i always do the same thing with my chains exept i use a small philips head screwdriver instead of a nails, saves buying an ovr priced tool to fix your chain and works just as good
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Old 06-20-05, 03:15 PM
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Lol @ newb status not changing over a period of two days. Yes I know. I'm still a newb, but a newb that has already learned how to clear the coping on a 6ft quarter with about 1 foot of air, and come back down. But ofcourse, that's not alot, so I've also mastered pulling 360's out of a 5ft quarter. And yes, I know you all can do it...but me just starting this about 3 weeks ago? Yeap, I'm still newb. I know. Don't have to rub it in. But then again, we all had to start somewhere.


P.S. I hate being called a noob, especially by people that don't know me...
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You are a noob - you will be for at least a year. This isn't an insult, but is a fact. Just like playing basketball - you can pick up the game in a hour or two, in a few days you are making baskets, but it takes a year or more before you actually start to get it.

Noobs don't get that what you have learned is the easy stuff. Getting some air, doing some basics - that's all stuff that happens in a few days, or weeks. It's the stuff that takes months - or sometimes years to do, that is where wisdom comes from. When you understand that MANUALS and ROLLBACKS are not a trick that is simply done, it is a skill that is learned and constantly taken to new levels of control and mastery.

Noob is not an insult though and should not be taken as one. POSER... now that's an insult and if you are being called one, then you need to put away the Fox Racing jersey.
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Old 06-20-05, 04:46 PM
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I respect that. And I know that I'm a noob, I was just stating I don't like that fact. That's why I'm at the park all day all week, trying to make it all happen. Determined Noob, call me that! lol. I also know what a manual and rollback is, and I've tried them. I know how hard it is, and I admit I can't do either yet. Hence I work on it.
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Originally Posted by arcticwolf15
Yes I know. I'm still a newb, but a newb that has already learned how to clear the coping on a 6ft quarter with about 1 foot of air, and come back down. But ofcourse, that's not alot, so I've also mastered pulling 360's out of a 5ft quarter. And yes, I know you all can do it...but me just starting this about 3 weeks ago?

that had me laughing. at the rate you are going you will be doing frontflip turndowns before the end of the year
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you cant do manuals or rollbacks but you can do that crap? wow..
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All it is is getting some air out of a 6' and pulling a 360 out of a 5'...that's all I can do. I can manual a little bit but then I fall forward, so no I can't. And rollbacks...I'm not even going to talk about what happens when I do those. Let's just say that's scar #56.
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Old 06-21-05, 10:35 AM
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Originally Posted by queensrider86
that had me laughing. at the rate you are going you will be doing frontflip turndowns before the end of the year

Not at the skatepark I'm at now. Not big enough. And no, I won't be doing those. Don't have the guts ;-)
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Originally Posted by baktrailbiker91
ok, i officially hate you. all your stupid posts are driving me insane. if your chain breaks and you are stupid enough to buy a interlock chain heres just some of the things your going to have to go through:
chain stretch
loss of money
having to buy a ct-7 chainbreacker(about 30.00$)
me calling you stupid
ummm, way to change my quote.



i said if you brake chainS...as in MULTIPLE CHAINS...AS IN MORE THEN ONE....and what stupid posts...
and you dont need a new chain breaker..its called the bike shop or use a hammer and your old one.....
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Originally Posted by arcticwolf15
Not at the skatepark I'm at now. Not big enough. And no, I won't be doing those. Don't have the guts ;-)

i meant that it is pretty hard to believe that you are doing 360s after a few weeks.
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