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Forum: BMX
08-29-06, 08:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,767
Posted By BMXTRIX

You either buy what you really need for your...

You either buy what you really need for your bike, or you don't buy anything. How about getting some mutual funds?

I had that point where I would have some cash and my bike was working fine and I...
Forum: BMX
08-21-06, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By BMXTRIX

Got some pics up...

Well, for the first time in about 3 years I was able to get a site update done and there are about 80 photos up from last weekend Battle @ The Beach flatland contest. I also have all 11 am run...
Forum: BMX
08-20-06, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,145
Posted By BMXTRIX

Freewheels screw onto a freewheel hub. To make...

Freewheels screw onto a freewheel hub. To make things easier, a standard size was determined for the threads so all freewheels would fit all freewheel hubs. Unfortunately, about the smallest you...
Forum: BMX
08-18-06, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,145
Posted By BMXTRIX

BMXTRIX is getting an update! Oh dear!!!

BMXTRIX is getting an update! Oh dear!!!
Forum: BMX
08-18-06, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,145
Posted By BMXTRIX

No. Flip flop hubs by definition have a standard...

No. Flip flop hubs by definition have a standard size freewheel size on one side, and a flip-flop size on the other side.

But, there are a few left side drive/right side drive hubs out there that...
Forum: BMX
03-03-06, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By BMXTRIX

Dorkin' in York is legacy video and really is the...

Dorkin' in York is legacy video and really is the history of BMX. Both street, dirt, vert, and a good deal of flatland are in the videos. This is the work of Mark Eaton and basically created some...
Forum: BMX
03-01-06, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By BMXTRIX

Don't know how I miss this stuff... If by...

Don't know how I miss this stuff...

If by chance you are on a browser that does NOT have Macromedia Flash installed (less than 2% of browsers are like this)....

Try this for direct navigation....
Forum: BMX
02-02-06, 11:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 757
Posted By BMXTRIX

In the back of my Jeep - always.

In the back of my Jeep - always.
Forum: BMX
01-18-06, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By BMXTRIX

Never heard of it - must not be that good. ...

Never heard of it - must not be that good.

Bye. ;)
Forum: BMX
10-25-05, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By BMXTRIX

Actually he is moving backwards so it is a fork...

Actually he is moving backwards so it is a fork glide (if both wheels are on the ground) and a fork wheelie if the rear wheel is off the ground.

He is not up to doing steam rollers yet it sounds...
Forum: BMX
10-04-05, 11:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 879
Posted By BMXTRIX

Johnny Rokos

Johnny Rokos
Forum: BMX
10-03-05, 11:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 879
Posted By BMXTRIX

They can't just let people in because the place...

They can't just let people in because the place is packed during the Summer. I mean, they are sold out from when they open to when they close and while the lodging sucks, they make their entire...
Forum: BMX
10-03-05, 11:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By BMXTRIX

Fat Bald Men

Fat Bald Men
Forum: BMX
09-27-05, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By BMXTRIX

orkid - Like the flower. www.m-w.com Some...

orkid - Like the flower. www.m-w.com

Some tard just lost 2 bucks for not looking in the dictionary.
Forum: BMX
09-23-05, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By BMXTRIX

I won a bike once. Enterred when I was visiting...

I won a bike once. Enterred when I was visiting the East Coast and lived on the West Coast. It was 3 months before they gave it away.

Come Christmas my family gives me this Mt. Bike and I'm like...
Forum: BMX
09-23-05, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By BMXTRIX

Not a flame, but what a stupid fukkin' question. ...

Not a flame, but what a stupid fukkin' question.

Manuals aren't a trick - it's not like something you learn in a day.

It's a skill. It takes weeks, months, even years to get it down and even...
Forum: BMX
09-23-05, 07:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,231
Posted By BMXTRIX

It's hard to say... My flat bike is about $1,700...

It's hard to say... My flat bike is about $1,700 or so, but some stuff is prototype stuff that I didn't have to pay for. I have had about a dozen different frames and bikes and now I just replace...
Forum: BMX
09-21-05, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By BMXTRIX

York Jam, This Saturday - Sept. 24

Flatland (98%) jam in York Pennsylvania, about an hour from Philly, a few hours from the NYC area and a couple hours from the Washington, DC area.

The dates are completely wrong on the link below,...
Forum: BMX
09-20-05, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By BMXTRIX

If I were a thinking man, which I make no claim...

If I were a thinking man, which I make no claim to be...

When I originally designed bicycles I would have thought about the traditional ways that people entered and left carriages and what side of...
Forum: BMX
09-20-05, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By BMXTRIX

Go to www.danscomp.com under safety gear -> shin...

Go to www.danscomp.com under safety gear -> shin guards you will find a pretty decent list. If you just need general abrasion and bumps and bruises protection, then try something like the Kink or...
Forum: BMX
09-17-05, 04:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,737
Posted By BMXTRIX

I don't remember the manufacturer, but there was...

I don't remember the manufacturer, but there was a few cassette type hubs that used one-way bearings. It was 100% silent. No prawls inside to make a clicking noise so when you stopped pedalling the...
Forum: BMX
09-10-05, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By BMXTRIX

They are great bars! If you cut though them...

They are great bars!

If you cut though them halfway with a hacksaw they will last even longer.
Forum: BMX
09-10-05, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By BMXTRIX

You are working on a fork glide. Yes, pure...

You are working on a fork glide.

Yes, pure skill wise, flatland is much more difficult. At the pro level, flatland is completely incredible.

I would have to say this is consistent with how...
Forum: BMX
09-07-05, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,097
Posted By BMXTRIX

~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~...

~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~ PRACTICE ~ ~...
Forum: BMX
09-07-05, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By BMXTRIX

The drano is a body varial done on a bike and was...

The drano is a body varial done on a bike and was at least attempted on vert a good 10+ years ago by John Parker (I believe is the correct person).

BMX is way ahead of FMX for progression and you...
Forum: BMX
09-02-05, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By BMXTRIX

Dude, I have GOT to use that on my site. That is...

Dude, I have GOT to use that on my site. That is it in a nutshell.

The same question, 10 billion times: "What is a good, strong, lightweight bike I can get? Oh, and it needs to be cheap." F'n...
Forum: BMX
09-02-05, 12:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,151
Posted By BMXTRIX

I don't know if I would call it a manual, it's...

I don't know if I would call it a manual, it's more like a coasting wheelie.

While brakes are sometimes used in manuals, mostly it is all about using your body to maintain your balance entirely. ...
Forum: BMX
09-02-05, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By BMXTRIX

Yes, thanks for asking.

Yes, thanks for asking.
Forum: BMX
09-01-05, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By BMXTRIX

http://www.harobikes.com/mtb/zero.php Looks...

http://www.harobikes.com/mtb/zero.php

Looks like fun... almost as fun as my current BMX.

But, not as fun - so why bother? ;)
Forum: BMX
08-30-05, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By BMXTRIX

Yeah... that would be my question. How in...

Yeah... that would be my question.

How in the world did you end up with a 25t sprocket?

Do you have any clue if it will even work with your frame?

You shouldn't run it at all until you have...
Forum: BMX
08-30-05, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,770
Posted By BMXTRIX

The Haro F2 is one of the best entry level bikes...

The Haro F2 is one of the best entry level bikes out there and because you can only get them at bike shops (at least in the USA) it makes it much more beginner friendly. The bike shop will build it...
Forum: BMX
08-27-05, 12:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By BMXTRIX

Farris was doing half-cab whoppers years after...

Farris was doing half-cab whoppers years after the whopper.

Then we have Joe Schiavi doing rollback whoppers from the pedals to the pedals landing in a rollback.
Forum: BMX
08-27-05, 12:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By BMXTRIX

That's definitely not true anymore. 1. Look...

That's definitely not true anymore.

1. Look at the CAMERA to find out what format it is recording in. It will say on the camera somewhere either '8 mm', 'Hi-8', or 'Digital-8'. If it says...
Forum: BMX
08-26-05, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By BMXTRIX

I would think something like this: ...

I would think something like this:
http://www.danscomp.com/cgi-bin/hazel.cgi?action=DETAIL&item=455096

But, you would have to get the cranks first and measure them. Redline made different stuff...
Forum: BMX
08-26-05, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By BMXTRIX

Your biggest issue is that you are shooting 8mm. ...

Your biggest issue is that you are shooting 8mm. That's an older analog format. Double check that it is not DIGITAL 8 and is just regular '8mm'. If it is just 8mm tape, then you need to focus on...
Forum: BMX
08-25-05, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By BMXTRIX

Mude - What didn't you understand? ...

Mude - What didn't you understand?

Camcorders use different types of video tapes. Most common are:
8mm, VHS-C, Digital 8-mm, and Mini-DV

There are several other less common formats including...
Forum: BMX
08-24-05, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By BMXTRIX

Bunnyhop tailwhip = whopper Invented...

Bunnyhop tailwhip = whopper

Invented something like 20 years ago, pretty sure by Bill Nitchke
Forum: BMX
08-24-05, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By BMXTRIX

I wouldn't recommend a digital 8 camcorder if you...

I wouldn't recommend a digital 8 camcorder if you are just getting into all of it. Go with mini-DV which gives you a lot more choices and variety without getting stuck with a Sony proprietary format...
Forum: BMX
08-24-05, 01:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,306
Posted By BMXTRIX

I know why the push for smaller sprockets came...

I know why the push for smaller sprockets came along, but I agree that 8 tooth is simply to small for the chain to survive for long and may be more of a headache than it is worth.

But, perhaps...
Forum: BMX
08-23-05, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By BMXTRIX

When did whoppers stop being called whoppers?

When did whoppers stop being called whoppers?
Forum: BMX
08-22-05, 06:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,050
Posted By BMXTRIX

[inappropriate. removed by moderator] Thanks...

[inappropriate. removed by moderator]

Thanks for the notice and enjoy all the well deserved sympathy you will get.

I am about 185 - I AM a bit overweight (definitely)... I haven't had any...
Forum: BMX
08-22-05, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,718
Posted By BMXTRIX

I think you might have as much luck asking in the...

I think you might have as much luck asking in the road bikes forum as here. BMX pretty much doesn't consist of geared bikes and the few of us older riders (me included) who saw those advertised in...
Forum: BMX
08-20-05, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By BMXTRIX

www.flatlandfuel.com - Do some reading. ...

www.flatlandfuel.com - Do some reading.

Flatland bikes have come down in size, but the majority of pros riding them are in the 5'10" - 6' range. I'm only 5'8" so I go for the smaller ones. But,...
Forum: BMX
08-18-05, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By BMXTRIX

No, nobody keeps up with them anymore - things...

No, nobody keeps up with them anymore - things have evolved well beyond Miami Hoppers, though you can find decade influences in various tricks... or variations.

The Asian X-Games, unlike the US...
Forum: BMX
08-18-05, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By BMXTRIX

www.bmxtrix.com Videos should be back up...

www.bmxtrix.com

Videos should be back up this weekend.
Forum: BMX
08-18-05, 11:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,330
Posted By BMXTRIX

Dang - Poor form by all. Especially a road biker...

Dang - Poor form by all. Especially a road biker coming in a making an A$$ out of himself by insulting in the WRONG FORUM.

Good thing there aren't any moderators around to tell people to STFU...
Forum: BMX
08-17-05, 10:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,127
Posted By BMXTRIX

I started with flatland, and I'll die with...

I started with flatland, and I'll die with flataland. But, I constantly had tires coming off the rim and the headaches of flexing mags. I finally snapped them about a year later and picked up a new...
Forum: BMX
08-17-05, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,463
Posted By BMXTRIX

www.flatlandfuel.com - The DK Signal is the best...

www.flatlandfuel.com - The DK Signal is the best entry level flatland bike ever made. For the price you are getting an overall excellent design.

You want to talk flatland? Look at what Flatland...
Forum: BMX
08-16-05, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By BMXTRIX

New tires + proper tube inflation = much fewer...

New tires + proper tube inflation = much fewer flats.

Flats are a part of life, especially in park/street riding. But, they shouldn't be in dirt unless you are landing on well packed lips a LOT. ...
Forum: BMX
08-16-05, 11:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,127
Posted By BMXTRIX

Is that possible? You should hear me ramble on...

Is that possible? You should hear me ramble on about A/V gear and projectors. ;)

The technology differences between other bike riding forms and BMX freestyle is pretty amazing I think. Someone...
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