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Some pics of BMX bikes at my local bike shop and some questions....

Old 10-02-19, 02:43 PM
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Thanks smullen. Let me know what you get if you get one....
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This thread made me start thinking about procuring a new one -- The OM Flyer I have pictured above is now in the hands of my nephew ---- a custom Gary Turner 29'er would be righteous, -- but I like the stock SE Big Ripper and Big Quad too


https://gt1972.com/shop?olsPage=prod...ry-4130&page=1

Texas Cruzer (26?) Complete ? FIREMANS BIKES

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This thread made me start thinking about procuring a new one -- The OM Flyer I have pictured above is now in the hands of my nephew ---- a custom Gary Turner 29'er would be righteous, -- but I like the stock SE Big Ripper and Big Quad too


https://gt1972.com/shop?olsPage=prod...ry-4130&page=1

Texas Cruzer (26?) Complete ? FIREMANS BIKES

https://www.sebikes.com/collections/retro-series
I like the Quad Angles (always have)...
But they have been out of stock on their page and at online dealers for the last 3-4 months...
Not sure if they were a limited run and are done for 2019 if more will be made or if that is it and more will be out in 2020 or what???

Also I notice that the Big 29" Big Quad has a single over sized down tube and all the other ones they have, have a twin skinnier down tubes that wrap under the bottom bracket.
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This thread made me start thinking about procuring a new one -- The OM Flyer I have pictured above is now in the hands of my nephew ---- a custom Gary Turner 29'er would be righteous, -- but I like the stock SE Big Ripper and Big Quad too


https://gt1972.com/shop?olsPage=products%2F26-40-year-anniversary-4130&page=1

Texas Cruzer (26?) Complete ? FIREMANS BIKES

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I watched a youtube vid about the Fat Ripper. I think it was by "Seth's Bike Hacks". Another middle age guy starting to BMX again. He seemed to like it.

I almost had a line on a super cheap Tony Hawk 20"er that needed a bit of work, like 15 dollars but it sold. My next one is a "Felt" for 40 bucks. That would could be decent. But still only 20". I think that one needs a chain and that's it.

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At the end of my bike ride last night with my Son I pulled off a perfect tiny bunny hop for him. LOL. Not sure how high I was but it felt good. I wasn't sure I was going to get any air cuz I was on my cruiser.

I'm thinking about getting some bmx handlebars and the right kind of stem for my sons bike. I ride it sometimes. The bars are just a hair too low on it for me. I think it would make it feel better and I have gotten air with that bike before too. I got that bike for 15 bucks from a kid selling it on FB Marketplace and I think it's a decent bike. I'ts a mid 90's Schwinn Hurricane and I hear the quality was good on them back then.

Definitely not a BMX bike but.... could make a hybrid from it though. I still want to try a 20"er just to see if I would like it.

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I like 26" these days. still have a few 20"s but these are way more comfortable!


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Very nice!!! I was in a store the other day and they had a few Haro 20"ers that looked sweet. Although they were both black and I'm not sure I want black. The tires weren't pumped up so I didn't get on it. But man was it light. I would love to have a 24 or 26" bmx just to cruise. A 24 might be nice for doing tricks..... 20 does seem pretty darn small.
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