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Totally unjustified by my skill - I got this amazing bike

Old 09-07-23, 05:52 AM
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Totally unjustified by my skill - I got this amazing bike

I picked up this Yess World Cup with the matching Reach forks used a few weeks ago. It immediately got my best wheelset (Chris King hubs) and crankset (Cliq Weaponz)

First race on it was a little rough - I didn't make the main event. I'm loving this bike - since then I've done quite well. The front comes up nice, it's fitting great, and I just enjoy riding this Canadian-made, top-level aluminum race bike.

Context - I started BMX racing 4 years ago (at age 40) when my kids did. North of 45, we only get 6 month seasons, so try to squeeze a lot in. I've done okay and won a few races at my level (first Novice, now Intermediate) and started helping coach some new rider / Novice clinics.


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Old 09-07-23, 08:42 AM
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Awesome!

Never heard of this brand. Thanks for bringing it to the BMX Forum!
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Originally Posted by Viich


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That seat is so low that there is no point in even having one.
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That looks like an awesome, solidly built bike. Enjoy that baby!!!
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Old 09-08-23, 06:07 AM
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Originally Posted by 3speedslow
Awesome!

Never heard of this brand. Thanks for bringing it to the BMX Forum!
Unfortunately, they've ceased operation under the Yess name - but from the same factory, some of the same team are doing the new Hydrogen brand. Very similar bikes to the World Cup frames that were made under the Yess name. The wrap up, sale of assets and rebrand is too common in small bike companies.

https://hydrogenbmx.store/
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Originally Posted by George Mann
That seat is so low that there is no point in even having one.
You need something to rest on while waiting for the starting cadence. On my Redline cruiser (24") the seat is higher, and I'll bump it occasionally while racing. You get very low in modern BMX racing.
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Started at 40 now thatís inspiring, right on
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Originally Posted by 2002menace
Started at 40 now thatís inspiring, right on
The "Dad Class" is great fun in BMX racing, whether you're a dad or not.
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Is there an "Old Geezer" 60+ Class....asking for a friend
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Originally Posted by Speedway2
Is there an "Old Geezer" 60+ Class....asking for a friend
So funny enough, there is - 61-65 & 66+ Cruiser. The 66+ is new this year.
Oldest class for the 20" is 56+, I think.

Looking at your location in Thornhill - you have Stouffville and Milton as track options. Come on out, it's a hoot. And both of those tracks are top quality.
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I've had that problem before (having a bike that is to good for you)
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Originally Posted by UUILL
I've had that problem before (having a bike that is to good for you)
It's certainly not a problem . Love the bike. Feels amazing, fits better than my last bike too.
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Nothing beats getting a top tier bike. Especially when you can feel and appreciate the difference. I've slowly upgraded my race bikes by catching deals at the track at the end of the season. Looking rad out there!
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