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05-28-14, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By MrLucky

Cheapest place to buy parts from?

Was just wondering where to buy from, I've just started looking at european (german) online stores which are making out to be much cheaper, but there's so many! Anyone got any reccomendations? :)
04-06-14, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,691
Posted By MrLucky

Best single speed chain?

In terms of strength etc? I'm not quite sure which to get!
04-05-14, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,939
Posted By MrLucky

Great thanks both of you I'll keep them then? And...

Great thanks both of you I'll keep them then? And no I'm a teenager in London, so I should be okay hopefully, but I do want to take it down some serious descents! I have to ask, what do you mean by...
04-05-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,939
Posted By MrLucky

General downhill really, do you think it'll be...

General downhill really, do you think it'll be strong enough to stop the bike well enough? I want some really really reliable strong brakes. I already have a pair of shimano m615s and a brake...
04-05-14, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,939
Posted By MrLucky

Shimano M615 brakes good enough for downhill?

Or would you reccomend something else? Thanks! :)
03-23-14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By MrLucky

Awesome thanks, I've found some I'll go for! and...

Awesome thanks, I've found some I'll go for! and i got this new for 50, good deal?
Manitou Swinger Pro Dual Can | Chain Reaction Cycles...
03-16-14, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By MrLucky

Thanks for that reccomendation, when you say...

Thanks for that reccomendation, when you say 05-07 do you mean the year?
03-16-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By MrLucky

Best long travel forks + shock in terms of value and performance?

Hello there! I was wondering if anybody could help me? I'm currently building up my first full sus bike, an old specialized big hit, because it fits 24" wheels, about the only frame apart from the...
10-29-13, 06:40 AM
10-29-13, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By MrLucky

Thanks for all your help man, you're awesome!...

Thanks for all your help man, you're awesome! I'll go with the xtrs ;)
10-28-13, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By MrLucky

Need some advice, which cranks of these two? note I already have both!

So basically I've acquired me a TREK Fuel ex 9 2007 frame. I bought two sets of cranks, a pair of shimano xtr m970 (run in single speed) and a pair of 83mm Raceface Atlas cranks. I'm just gonna run...
10-28-13, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By MrLucky

Aw well that's not good! Will do that, thanks man

Aw well that's not good! Will do that, thanks man
10-28-13, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By MrLucky

Yeah I am sorry forgot to mention it. And thanks...

Yeah I am sorry forgot to mention it. And thanks a lot for that warning! Seriously dude, thats awesome of you. I got xtr m970s with the hollowtech II bb which I believe is relatively new but I'm not...
10-28-13, 04:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By MrLucky

Thanks for those suggestions will deff check out...

Thanks for those suggestions will deff check out next time I'm in the market! Was looking for cranks, but picked up a pair of shimano xtrs on ebay for 50 quid! I'm ecstatic haha
10-27-13, 09:27 AM
Forum: BMX
10-20-13, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By MrLucky

Got a pair of odyssey dirt forks and wtp bars, anything creative I can do with them?

They are looking a bit tatty so I need to change that! Anyone got any ideas? I need some inspiration! :thumb:
10-20-13, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,541
Posted By MrLucky

awww that's a shame, the guys at the specialized...

awww that's a shame, the guys at the specialized bike shop told me to get them from a bearings place :( and yeah I guess I'll have to dish out an extra fiver :O ahaha it just made me laugh mate :D...
10-20-13, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By MrLucky

Great thanks for that, will do! :D

Great thanks for that, will do! :D
10-19-13, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By MrLucky

Primer sounds like a good idea to protect the...

Primer sounds like a good idea to protect the coat, would a laquer reinforce it even more? I think I may just give it a go with a ****load of coats. Thanks for your advice!




The reason my...
10-19-13, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,541
Posted By MrLucky

What size are bmx mid bottom brackets?

Could anyone possibly advise me? I need new bearings for my 22mm mid bb but I'm really not sure which type of bearing or size it is? I was going to order it from a bearing specialisist as the guy...
10-19-13, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By MrLucky

Bike parts need a colour change - best + easiest way?

Well basically I have a few bike parts (bmx) that need to be painted (white) - forks and bars. Could anyone advise me on the best way to do it? I don't mind paying for it but it's not worth paying...
10-14-13, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By MrLucky

Just installed my hydro disc perfectly with no...

Just installed my hydro disc perfectly with no problems, took about 20minutes and was much much easier than I expected :)
10-10-13, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,105
Posted By MrLucky

You know I think you're right man, that's exactly...

You know I think you're right man, that's exactly what I was thinking, thanks for your advice :)



Thanks for your reply but will this still screw up the chainline? I'm assuming it simply adds...
10-07-13, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,105
Posted By MrLucky

83mm crankset on 73mm/68mm bb?

I know this has been asked quite a lot, but what do you think? Will it disrupt the chainline too much if I get an adapter? I snagged a brand new pair of funn hookah dh cranks off ebay for 25 which...
09-27-13, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By MrLucky

Thanks a lot for that, I'll prob go with the dh...

Thanks a lot for that, I'll prob go with the dh config, but I'm not sure about my frame. It's a DMR sidekick and the forks are marzocchi dj2s. Does it matter if I buy them used or should I just go...
09-27-13, 03:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By MrLucky

Hmm I'll probably just dump them then and go with...

Hmm I'll probably just dump them then and go with the shimanos. Can I ask, apart from the size, does the disk rotor really matter? They all look really similair. The wheel I bought does come with...
09-27-13, 01:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By MrLucky

Thanks I'll check out the shimano deores! And...

Thanks I'll check out the shimano deores! And they're ex display, they were going really cheap on ebay, so I figured why not. Are the shimanos that good though compared to the avids? I mean I don't...
09-27-13, 01:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By MrLucky

Bb5 sounds good thanks, will they be...

Bb5 sounds good thanks, will they be significantly better than the elixir 1s?
09-26-13, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By MrLucky

What do you mean on close out? And haha thats not...

What do you mean on close out? And haha thats not my budget, I just bought an avid elixir 1 for that much. I was wondering if I should get a better one or sell it? I don't mind spending more!
09-26-13, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By MrLucky

Best disc brakes in value for money and performance?

I don't mind buying used. I managed to snag an avid elixir 1 rear brake for 20 on an impulse buy, thinking exlixir 1 is the top end haha. I can sell it, so that's not a problem. Should I keep it or...
09-26-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By MrLucky

Which cranks will fit an american bb?

Will only bmx fit? No mtb cranks at all? Thanks to anyone who replies in advance! :)
09-26-13, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,888
Posted By MrLucky

Haha cool, I was wondering, I want to use the...

Haha cool, I was wondering, I want to use the sidekick for general extreme freeriding as uncomfortable as it may be, just a bit of fun XD but I was cycling around on it, and it was making a strange...
09-25-13, 01:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,888
Posted By MrLucky

Thanks will do, its definetely the bigger one. I...

Thanks will do, its definetely the bigger one. I live in thr uk though and the cheapest conversion kit I can find is 17 from the us with free shipping. If its that much, might as well get some...
09-24-13, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,888
Posted By MrLucky

First of all, I just want to say a huge thank you...

First of all, I just want to say a huge thank you to everyone who replied you made my day! I didn't expect one reply let alone 7! I think I did get tbem switched up, its definetely a pressed fit bb,...
09-24-13, 01:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,888
Posted By MrLucky

Convert euro bb to standard, is this possible?

I have a DMR sidekick which has a euro bb, but is very limiting in the fact that I can't put standard mtb cranks on, is there any way I can convert it to fit? Thanks
09-23-13, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By MrLucky

hmmm I don't think the ergonomics will be...

hmmm I don't think the ergonomics will be suitable for the dirt jumping/downhill stuff I want to do
09-23-13, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By MrLucky

Ahh, I get what you mean now, there is just a...

Ahh, I get what you mean now, there is just a little bit of play, it's perfect :)
09-23-13, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By MrLucky

Thanks for your reply! I'm hoping to do some...

Thanks for your reply! I'm hoping to do some downhilling and jumps on it, hope it will be strong enough! It is bolt on single speed, so there's no chain tensioner as far as I'm aware of. When you say...
09-23-13, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By MrLucky

While we are on this subject, I brush with fairy...

While we are on this subject, I brush with fairy soap and rinse off with the hose, is that okay?
09-23-13, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By MrLucky

To fit wider tires, is this safe?

I've put my back wheel slightly further back and used chain tensioners to hold it there. It's 14mm bolt on, thanks! :)
09-23-13, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By MrLucky

Best grips?

Want some really really nice grips, but something different as well!
09-23-13, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By MrLucky

Thanks, I think I'm going to do that. Just look...

Thanks, I think I'm going to do that. Just look around locally, and see what kinda stuff I can find at a good price!
09-20-13, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By MrLucky

Looking for a new project (bike) to build, anyone got any suggestions? :D

I do have a bit of money so that's not the issue, I'd love to hear what you guys have to say. Just say whatever you think sounds good e.g race bmx, full sus mtb or even a fatbike :)
09-13-13, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,577
Posted By MrLucky

Thanks a lot, that really helped! Cheers!

Thanks a lot, that really helped! Cheers!
09-13-13, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By MrLucky

Sorry it's a standard 3 piece new school bmx...

Sorry it's a standard 3 piece new school bmx style bottom bracket from a wethpeople versus. I uploaded an album here! http://imgur.com/a/kp2AU

Thanks! :)
09-12-13, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By MrLucky

Got a seized bmx bottom bracket - flat head screwdriver goes through it

Could anyone help me out? I have absolutely no idea what to do. I tried hammering it out with a rubber mallet and flat head screwdriver but it just goes straight through it! I don't care about...
09-10-13, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By MrLucky

I know this is a bit late (sorry!) but just...

I know this is a bit late (sorry!) but just wanted to say thanks to everyone for their replies! Will deff experiment with it :)
09-10-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,577
Posted By MrLucky

How to install a bmx brake? Odyssey Evo 2 please help a newbie out!

Well basically I got an odyssey evo 2 used from ebay for 20 including the monolever which seemed like a good deal. My bike is a wethepeople volta which has removable brake tabs, but here's what I'm...
08-09-13, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By MrLucky

Would it be okay to use a dirt jumper for general mountain as well?

I'm currently building a dj, with a dmr sidekick frame and marzocchi dj2s but on the forks is says DO NOT USE for all mountain etc. I'm wondering what's the worst that can happen, will I damage the...
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