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Forum: Foo
10-15-18, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 310
Posted By cbrstar

I have a BMW...Usually go about 25000 km or when...

I have a BMW...Usually go about 25000 km or when ever the little computer tells me to get a change. Never failed me yet.
Forum: BMX
10-15-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By cbrstar

Creaks can be a number of things so a few things...

Creaks can be a number of things so a few things to check.

1) Loose hubs or worn out bearings
2) Loose spokes
3) Loose crank arms or worn out crank bearings
4) Loose headset or stem

When...
Forum: BMX
09-23-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By cbrstar

Sounds like you want a bike to go jumping?

Sounds like you want a bike to go jumping?
Forum: Foo
09-17-18, 10:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 460
Posted By cbrstar

Here's an oldie but a goodie ...

Here's an oldie but a goodie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFlBJ1xZK10
Forum: Foo
09-14-18, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By cbrstar

But that's lady Gaga, so don't you mean future...

But that's lady Gaga, so don't you mean future husband?
Forum: Foo
09-13-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 511
Posted By cbrstar

There corporate slogan used to literally be...

There corporate slogan used to literally be "We're not evil" lol
Forum: Foo
09-08-18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 460
Posted By cbrstar

Here's something new and a little weird ...

Here's something new and a little weird

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQGwjhDANVA
09-05-18, 01:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,421
Posted By cbrstar

I'm not sure with BMX's I have found where for...

I'm not sure with BMX's I have found where for some reason one to two bearing will be extremely shot like half the bearing is flattened and worn down, but all the rest still seem to be in spec. I'm...
09-05-18, 11:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 947
Posted By cbrstar

In the vintage BMX scene there is uber obsessed...

In the vintage BMX scene there is uber obsessed guys with "era correct" which means they go as far as to make sure the break cables are the exact same date and matching to when the bike was...
09-05-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,421
Posted By cbrstar

As I collect vintage BMX's I have seen some of...

As I collect vintage BMX's I have seen some of the worst wear possible. For me the struggle isn't replacing bearings but cones. Personally though I might be weird but I do use the original bearings...
09-04-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 414
Posted By cbrstar

You need a polished non marking hammer and you...

You need a polished non marking hammer and you have to hammer them flat again.
09-04-18, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By cbrstar

Is that frame Carbon Fiber? I would take a coin a...

Is that frame Carbon Fiber? I would take a coin a tap the tube and listen if it makes a tink or a thud noise. If it's a thud then you have problems.

Also here in Canada if you leave your bike...
Forum: BMX
09-04-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By cbrstar

IMHO pump tracks are more designed for full...

IMHO pump tracks are more designed for full suspension MTB's hence the pumping motion to create momentum. To me it sounds like you need more a bike that fits your lifestyle needs being fitness and...
09-01-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By cbrstar

I'm not sure if this will help...

I'm not sure if this will help https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/coaster-hub-overhaul-pedal-brake-hub

But also if you google coaster brake diagram there's quite a few on the internet
...
08-31-18, 03:56 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 5,846
Posted By cbrstar

That's a good point. Holland has extremely good...

That's a good point. Holland has extremely good bicycle infrastructure, and there seems to be less extreme cycling. I kinda wonder in parts of the world if mandatory helmet laws are in place because...
08-31-18, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By cbrstar

Well without pics this is going to be tough as...

Well without pics this is going to be tough as there are many different types of hubs.

Here's a pic of a modern BMX hub I found on google, hopefully it will help.
...
08-31-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 5,846
Posted By cbrstar

Ahh sorry I misread, I thought you had gotten a...

Ahh sorry I misread, I thought you had gotten a helmet then proceeded to have two spills
08-31-18, 11:15 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 5,846
Posted By cbrstar

The Dutch also have the lowest amount of cycling...

The Dutch also have the lowest amount of cycling head injury's in all first class countries.
08-30-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,651
Posted By cbrstar

The idea of bike lanes/paths is to prevent...

The idea of bike lanes/paths is to prevent impedance of traffic and reduce accidents. So if a pedestrians are impeding bicycle traffic and potentially causing accidents then why shouldn't they be...
08-30-18, 02:26 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 5,846
Posted By cbrstar

Just out of curiosity did you replace your helmet...

Just out of curiosity did you replace your helmet each time? Bicycle helmets are only good for one impact.
08-30-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,651
Posted By cbrstar

In certain high congestion area's I don't see why...

In certain high congestion area's I don't see why pedestrians shouldn't get jay walking tickets on bike paths.
08-30-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 5,846
Posted By cbrstar

Maybe the problem here is because I don't live in...

Maybe the problem here is because I don't live in the USA. CPSC, ATSM are American standards so when I buy a new helmet those standards are missing from my helmet. In fact this year I bought two...
08-30-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 5,846
Posted By cbrstar

I think you are missing what I'm trying to say....

I think you are missing what I'm trying to say. Now common sense says you would want a vest if you were shot, or a helmet between your head and the pavement. I'm not suggesting to not wear your...
08-29-18, 07:47 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 5,846
Posted By cbrstar

Well if you could provide a source that shows...

Well if you could provide a source that shows helmets actually decrease the frequency of accidents I would be glad to read it. Like I said earlier helmets do help that they can reduce the severity of...
08-29-18, 06:24 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 5,846
Posted By cbrstar

Sorry for double post... I often wonder just...

Sorry for double post...

I often wonder just how safe a helmet really is. I've seen two extremely bad experiences that I would like to share

My friend who was a avid cyclist was riding his bike...
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