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Old 11-09-04, 08:20 PM
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hey guys im just wondering what u think of my bike?
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if u want a parts list just ask, plus if anyone wants to buy, lemme know
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Looks like it would be a nice flatland bike, but i know nothing about that. those are some crazy looking forks.
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Old 11-09-04, 09:13 PM
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are you sure? the wheels look kinda weak... and did you spray paint your pegs?!?!?!?!?!
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You don't need the strongest of wheels to ride flat.
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Old 11-09-04, 09:17 PM
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well, i have no clue... but those would hold up?
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Old 11-09-04, 09:27 PM
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Think about it. It's not like you're going to try a roof-to-roof gap on a flatland bike.
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Old 11-10-04, 10:40 AM
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well the wheels have 12 guage spokes so its all good, by the way they are both 24 spoke radial laced
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I'm not a big fan of some of the setup, but it definitely is workable. Chrome rims are always a plus.

The bike is definitely more than entry level, but still kind of weird in some of the setup.
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Old 11-10-04, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by BMXTRIX
I'm not a big fan of some of the setup, but it definitely is workable. Chrome rims are always a plus.

The bike is definitely more than entry level, but still kind of weird in some of the setup.
what setup? and whats weird? and i know its not entry level, got way too much money in it
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That's a NICE bike!

Put it on Ebay, I'll buy it twice!
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The 24-spoke wheels and the 12-gauge spokes are a bit odd.
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yeah, but i understand now why it wouldnt need to have like 48 spokes.........
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Matt - this is totally my feelings of what I like in a flatland bike, so while I see nothing specifically bad or wrong, it's just not stuff that I would like on my bike. But, I will list the stuff out for you.

I will also put down some of what I do like and would be psyched on so I don't sound like a total ass.

1. Wheelset is a little off for flatland. It is a street rim, with street spokes, modified for flatland. Probably increase strength significantly while keeping, or reduicng weight by using Araya Super 7x rims with 14 gauge spokes. 24 spokes just wouldn't survive me trying whoppers.
2. I've never been a fan of 2-piece handlebars. They just don't give you the amount of room to work around a knee-saver style and they are inherently weaker.
3. Is that grip tape?
4. Primo cranks make me shudder - to many problems from people (how long are they?)
5. Pegs aren't rounded on the end, make stubble ducks a bit more of a pain.
6. Frame design isn't my favorite
7. Tires aren't my favorite
8. I would tear the crap out of that seat in one day.
9. Where are your back brakes?

What I do like:
1. Frame is actually a flatland frame with a decent design (whether I like it or not) so it is very usable.
2. Components are of good quality and should last you quite a while.
3. GT PacMan forks are awesome.
4. Chrome rims!!!
5. Your brakes should work really well which makes any bike more flatland friendly.
6. Looks like nylon pedals, shin friendly.
7. Bizhouse stems rock
8. Good gearing
9. Freecoaster? I imagine so... but what brand?

So there's some stuff I didn't like with stuff I did. In the end, it is far superior to a lot of bikes that people are on these days and you thought a lot of stuff out. If I was on vacation and someone let me ride a bike setup like yours, I would NOT be complaining about anything that I listed in the first section. It works really well for flatland, but just misses some of the stuff I look for when I am buying.
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Old 11-12-04, 03:07 PM
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Originally Posted by BMXTRIX
I will also put down some of what I do like and would be psyched on so I don't sound like a total ass.

1. Wheelset is a little off for flatland. It is a street rim, with street spokes, modified for flatland. Probably increase strength significantly while keeping, or reduicng weight by using Araya Super 7x rims with 14 gauge spokes. 24 spokes just wouldn't survive me trying whoppers.bought them used, havent replaced cuz i like em
2. I've never been a fan of 2-piece handlebars. They just don't give you the amount of room to work around a knee-saver style and they are inherently weakercame off a **** bike, want to replace

3. Is that grip tape?i just got it for the looks lol
4. Primo cranks make me shudder - to many problems from people (how long are they?)yea i know aluminum, there 170 and i like em anyways

5. Pegs aren't rounded on the end, make stubble ducks a bit more of a pain.what can i say i dont do stubble ducks, and i love kore pegs

6. Frame design isn't my favoritemine neither, but i like it and got an awesome deal,
frame,cranks,headset,levers,sprocket,seat,post,and a couple other small things for 180 usd shipped


7. Tires aren't my favoriteme neither, gettin the chase tires soon

8. I would tear the crap out of that seat in one day.i dont lol

9. Where are your back brakes?in the trash


What I do like:
1. Frame is actually a flatland frame with a decent design (whether I like it or not) so it is very usable.yep?

2. Components are of good quality and should last you quite a while.hopefully, ive spent enough on this bike to last me quite a while i hope

3. GT PacMan forks are awesome.hell yes! i wanna get the show on ff right now on sale

4. Chrome rims!!!yes but aformentioned(sp?) to heavy

5. Your brakes should work really well which makes any bike more flatland friendly.brake

6. Looks like nylon pedals, shin friendly.yes sir

7. Bizhouse stems rockgot a good deal on it to, brand new for 40usd shipped

8. Good gearingi like it 25/12

9. Freecoaster? I imagine so... but what brand?nankai why of course, are there any other brands? lol
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"nankai why of course, are there any other brands?"

Yes: I have a Suntour and it is droolworthy.
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i forgot about suntour, oh wait thats because its not a freecoaster hub. lol just kidding, so yours works well??? ive heard alot about these being as good as nankai's
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The new Odyssey F/C hub is supposedto be pretty good, but I'll be getting the new Nankai 14mm F/C once it comes out in a 36.
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nankai does not make a 14mm hub
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Yes, they do. I'm not sure if you can buy it as of yet, but they had it out at Interbike.
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