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Old 11-21-04, 07:12 PM
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Gyro headset?

if u buy a gyro do u need a headset? or if u get a headset do u need a gyro to spin the bars?
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Old 11-21-04, 07:30 PM
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If you plan on dropping a G on a bike, you should already know these things. All bikes need headsets. Unless you plan on doing multiple barspins or tailwhips and/or flatland, you don't need a gyro.
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do you have gyro tabs on your frame
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All bikes have a headset. ALL

The headset is what contains the bearings that the forks spin on. There is a lower cup and lower bearings, and an upper cup and upper bearings as well as some pieces to keep everything tight and smooth.

The Gyro is a completely separate piece that you can purchase if you want to and need to spin your bars more than once. If you only spin your bars once, or never, then you don't really need a gyro.
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hey im young and stupid and idk if i have gyro tabs but i want to get a new bike anyway
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Read Bike Basics...

www.bmxtrix.com -> how-to -> fix your bike -> bike basics

It goes over a lot of the parts on a freestyle bike and will give you a reference point on some things you may be looking for.
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man i saw this crazy little kids bike that had a plastic headset and no bearings. all it was rolling on was some pieces of plastic. it was insane.
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i bet it was a walmart bike
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Originally Posted by camskin2
hey im young and stupid and idk if i have gyro tabs but i want to get a new bike anyway
then you should probly go to walmart, or go to danscomp and buy one of there huffy's, there really cheap since huffy's going out of business.
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Originally Posted by bmxrdr88
man i saw this crazy little kids bike that had a plastic headset and no bearings. all it was rolling on was some pieces of plastic. it was insane.
my little bro had one like that, when he was done with it we put pegs on the back, some gt handlebars, some medal gt pedals and a big seat post and seat on it, my friend was doing some major bunnyhops on it and i was just waiting for the frame to snap. luckily the little thing actually held up
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