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10-12-19, 02:57 AM
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Posted By gazz

A little of the aussie landscape from some recent...

A little of the aussie landscape from some recent rides together:...
10-09-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By gazz

Unfortunately not summer quite yet - we’re still...

Unfortunately not summer quite yet - we’re still in the middle of spring so the air outside is still fresh, but looking forward to summer around the corner.

While we’re off topic, if you haven’t...
10-08-19, 03:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By gazz

Family rides are amazing - I hadn’t been on a...

Family rides are amazing - I hadn’t been on a bike for 20 years and recently after teaching our 4 yr old to ride, we weren’t able to keep up with him, so it prompted my wife to learn to ride as an...
Forum: BMX
10-03-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By DMC707

This thread made me start thinking about...

This thread made me start thinking about procuring a new one -- The OM Flyer I have pictured above is now in the hands of my nephew ---- a custom Gary Turner 29'er would be righteous, -- but I like...
Forum: BMX
09-30-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By Bikerider007

In the end you'll find you want multiple bikes...

In the end you'll find you want multiple bikes for multiple types of riding if you like riding enough. You'll notice most every here has multiple bikes. And many times multiple styles.
Forum: BMX
09-29-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By Reynolds 531

Of the choices for BMX, for fun, I really like...

Of the choices for BMX, for fun, I really like 24.
20 just feels way too small, although I have spent may years on them.
26 feels like a klunky MTB
29 feels like a real MTB.
24 feels JUUUST...
09-27-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By Deal4Fuji

I'm really glad both daughters like to ride, and...

I'm really glad both daughters like to ride, and a bonus they like steel bikes ! Oldest moved to Seattle this summer though :( We just can't get my wife to ride but we keep trying
...
09-27-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By Lemond1985

Guy I knew who was running for political office,...

Guy I knew who was running for political office, hired a consultant to put together his campaign, and make a TV commercial. Consultant told him to have he and his whole family go ride bikes together,...
09-26-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By anthony714

Pops was an old cyclist type guy, with an Allegro...

Pops was an old cyclist type guy, with an Allegro bike (that he still has) and a Peugeot ladies bike for my mom. Brother and I had like BMXs and kids mountain bikes later on. But we'd cruise the bike...
Forum: BMX
09-26-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Bikerider007

Coaster was a pain if you jumped an pushed back...

Coaster was a pain if you jumped an pushed back (the brake) on landing. You had to stay very aware or risk flying over bars as you were standing.
Forum: BMX
09-26-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By Bikerider007

:thumb: 26 are heavier/harder to get up to a...

:thumb: 26 are heavier/harder to get up to a point, but 26+ you can sit down and wheelie easier. Its the choice for many older guys.

Change of gearing can make it easier also, many change their...
09-25-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By rumrunn6

here's hoping some day my kids write something...

here's hoping some day my kids write something like that

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/993x629/sgjhaas_5ea16635671009a5d546258f42af770beadf8129.jpg
Forum: BMX
09-25-19, 12:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By OldGoatBmX

I prefer a 24” to cruise with my kids and...

I prefer a 24” to cruise with my kids and occasionally hook up the kid wagon and pull my grand kids with it. Wow did I just say that.
Forum: BMX
09-24-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By 2cam16

Check out Clint Gibbs channel on YouTube if you...

Check out Clint Gibbs channel on YouTube if you haven't already. He's just getting back into bmx.
Forum: BMX
09-24-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By dabac

With a coaster brake, the pedal can end up...

With a coaster brake, the pedal can end up anywhere it pleases on its circle when you brake. Can be a nuisance when cornering or dealing with other obstacles. With a hand operated brake, braking is...
Forum: BMX
09-24-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By smullen

I'm older (46) and looking at getting a bigger...

I'm older (46) and looking at getting a bigger BMX too, at my size a 20" just does not work. Hoping to have something by the end of October.




Whats a 520?? I'm sure I've heard of it, but just...
Forum: BMX
09-21-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,643
Posted By smullen

I bought a really clean 20" of a local buy, sell,...

I bought a really clean 20" of a local buy, sell, trade F.B. group for 65 bucks, pegs, rotor, front rear brakes really clean and ready to go...

But im way too big for it....
Forum: BMX
09-16-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By Bikerider007

It rides comfortable and light for its size....

It rides comfortable and light for its size. Sealed cassette hubs, sealed mid bottom bracket, sealed integrated headset

SE is a very popular choice, they are the "Bike Life' advocates, they are...
09-16-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By '02 nrs

grocery getter

5 miles,saves $$$ in gas.https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x1024/p5pb17752177_289bb308b1bc8e204ea5d93ec141581effa3dd73.jpg
Forum: BMX
09-16-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By Bikerider007

My Devotion, added Cult layback, and Subrosa 9"...

My Devotion, added Cult layback, and Subrosa 9" bars. Removed the Van's (Cult collab) tires and grips, they are awesome but wanted a more aggressive street tread and using those elsewhere. More than...
Forum: BMX
09-16-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By Bikerider007

If you go 20 dont waste time on retro like Haro,...

If you go 20 dont waste time on retro like Haro, they are updated but the geometry on the new stuff is way better. I am biased though, retro may be your thing as it brings back memories, for me I'm...
Forum: BMX
09-16-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By DMC707

BMX bikes are commonly available with 24" and 26"...

BMX bikes are commonly available with 24" and 26" wheels, as well as the 29'er you pictured
SE Racing makes retro-ish models in all wheel sizes that appeal to us old guys

My OM Flyer -- it...
Forum: BMX
09-15-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,884
Posted By mynewnchome

I had that exact Haro Sport when I was a...

I had that exact Haro Sport when I was a kid....and I put one of these on it....well, it was cool at the time.
...
08-24-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,527
Posted By cambiker71

Sort of, single speed conversion on mine, then...

Sort of, single speed conversion on mine, then put muduards on it cos it rains lots here in the UK and now a dyno front hub and lights too, I ride it a lot cos it's comfortable...
08-23-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,527
Posted By kirby999

Quote “I also was trying to see if the grips will...

Quote “I also was trying to see if the grips will come off but they're on there pretty good. Might have to spray some wd40 under them. “
use Windex , it’ll help them slip off and when dry won’t...
08-23-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,527
Posted By Rollfast

No, but then again I have eight cruisers/antiques.

No, but then again I have eight cruisers/antiques.
08-23-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,527
Posted By rhenning

Schwinn at one time built this kind of bike...

Schwinn at one time built this kind of bike called a Nue Citi. Schwinn's first first try at a hybrid bike. Sort of a mountain bike with smooth tires. Doesn't ride to bad. Roger
...
08-23-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,527
Posted By SHOFINE

I started converting my Sawyer right after...

I started converting my Sawyer right after picking it up from the store. Here it is the day I picked it up.

https://i.postimg.cc/05B1BRLz/saw-11.jpg (https://postimages.org/)

I'm loving my most...
02-14-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,273
Posted By fietsbob

Generic Ski gloves are cheap.. an important...

Generic Ski gloves are cheap.. an important factor when you lose one..
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