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Old 12-13-06, 10:52 PM
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A new setup

I have an old mongoose KO [from back when they made quality bikes], a Dyno VFR, and a Kawasaki Z1. I want to get back into BMX but I need to make a new bike.

I want to use one of the 3 bikes I have and re-do them. I don't know which one to use.

The mongoose is a good bike, real sturdy, but the heaviest of the 3. Not too heavy though. It is in excellent shape.

The Dyno VFR is also a good bike, I'm not sure if this would be suited for street BMX. This is also in good shape, not quite as nice as the mongoose. It is also lighter than the mongoose.

The Kawasaki Z1 is lite as ****, but it is a race bike and don't think it is really suited for street. It is in the worst shape, but not too bad. There is some rust on the frame, but thats it.

All there bikes are 3/4 inch axle, but I can drill out the back to fit a 1/4 inch.

I used to ride a newer gt comp[until it got stolen], a good bike but on the heavy side.

So what do you guys think?
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Old 12-14-06, 03:01 AM
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Don't worry about the weight, i would say the mongoose
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Post some pictures so we can see the shape/parts on the bikes...

Right now it seems like its anyones game...
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Old 12-14-06, 09:30 PM
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Ok, here are the pictures.

https://s118.photobucket.com/albums/o82/happy1hit/
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Originally Posted by happy_one_hit
I would go with the Dyno, but they are all pretty much the same.
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I would still say the mongoose, the dyno's forks look bent aswell
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I don't know... none of them look too appealing.
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Buy a new complete.
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Buy a new complete.
Bingo. Or buy my General Lee frame and buy new parts.
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get the bel-air integral. but then i'd be jealous so nevermind don't.
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