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Forum: BMX
01-03-05, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By Lasalles

I gotta agree with you there.The very first time...

I gotta agree with you there.The very first time i took my Bmx down to the race track(24/12/04) to have a ride around i ended up crashing off a jump and ended up with skin off my entire arm from my...
Forum: BMX
01-03-05, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By Lasalles

Thanks i ended up getting a Fly 606.I also tried...

Thanks i ended up getting a Fly 606.I also tried on the Fly Carbon helmet but it didnt feel much lighter.The 606 is 1500grams,how much does everyone elses helmet weigh?
Forum: BMX
12-28-04, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By Lasalles

Anyone Race with 175mm cranks?

Hi does anyone race Bmx and use 175mm cranks instead of 180mm cranks? I have a cycling background and when looking at cycling in general it doesnt make sense to me to run 180mm cranks on a bmx.
Replies: 14
Views: 1,045
Posted By Lasalles

My mate purchased a TK2 and it is a very nice...

My mate purchased a TK2 and it is a very nice bike.There were only a limited number brought into Oz and all have sold out(until early next year).The bike is awesome however if your a bigger guy and...
Forum: BMX
11-30-04, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By Lasalles

Well i wanted a GT Ultrabox because of the shape...

Well i wanted a GT Ultrabox because of the shape and look of it.But the TT was too long.Then i had planned to get a Redline Pro.That was until i saw the Felt Sector XL(top of the line Felt)in the...
Forum: BMX
11-29-04, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By Lasalles

How about pulling the splinters out and telling...

How about pulling the splinters out and telling us your fave Bmx then
Forum: BMX
11-29-04, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By Lasalles

Racing Helmet

Hey everyone,any racers out there,what helmet are you using? Ideally id love a TLD but dont want to spend a fortune so im considering Pryme,Odyssey,Netti,Giro,etc.Would love to hear from anyone with...
Forum: BMX
11-29-04, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By Lasalles

Id have to say the Felt Sector XL 05 is the best...

Id have to say the Felt Sector XL 05 is the best value for money bike around for racing(yeah im biased as ive got one).As for the best rider well no contest, Warwick Stevenson.
Forum: BMX
11-20-04, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By Lasalles

Lay byed as in i put a deposit on it and have to...

Lay byed as in i put a deposit on it and have to pay the rest off.Cant wait to get it and take it for a ride around the track.
Forum: BMX
11-16-04, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By Lasalles

Felt Sector XL

Hi everyone,ive just laybyed one of the Felt Sector XL bikes(05) and was wondering if anyone else has one? How do you find it? Would you reccomend on changing anything for racing? Thanks...
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By Lasalles

A good start would be to throw your red look...

A good start would be to throw your red look cleats in the bin and replace them with the black version.Also tighten up your release on your pedals pretty tight.
Replies: 29
Views: 4,579
Posted By Lasalles

If there made by Nitto one things for...

If there made by Nitto one things for shure,they'll be super strong!!! They make awesome steel track bars,and i just picked up a set of their ergonomic shaped track bars,very nice!!!
Forum: BMX
09-20-04, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By Lasalles

No one wears a helmet then?

No one wears a helmet then?
Forum: BMX
09-20-04, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By Lasalles

Have a look how tall the World Bmx Champ Warwick...

Have a look how tall the World Bmx Champ Warwick Stephenson is,he's 6 foot+ and 100kgs+
Forum: BMX
09-19-04, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By Lasalles

Racing Helmet, Which one?

Hi everyone im interested in finding out whats the best helmet for Bmx racing.What is everyone using? What helmets dont you like? Im not interested in getting a carbon one due to the costs,just a...
Forum: BMX
09-13-04, 04:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By Lasalles

Ive also heard this done without clipless...

Ive also heard this done without clipless pedals.Id also reccomend some gym time.Noyt that im an expert,im just looking at starting but these are some of the tips ive got.
Forum: BMX
09-09-04, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By Lasalles

One thing to remember is that a good rider will...

One thing to remember is that a good rider will still ride fast on a $^it bike.So alot of it comes down to the person sitting ontop of the bike.
Forum: BMX
09-09-04, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,432
Posted By Lasalles

Good call i reckon...Id hate to have them...

Good call i reckon...Id hate to have them collapse.Ive also heard the carbon forks actually are just a carbon wrap over the alloy tube inside.
Forum: BMX
09-05-04, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,432
Posted By Lasalles

Ive got to say im leaning toward the GT Ultra...

Ive got to say im leaning toward the GT Ultra Box,and its about $50 cheaper than the Haro.
Forum: BMX
09-05-04, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,432
Posted By Lasalles

Hi everyone,has anyone seen the latest Haro Group...

Hi everyone,has anyone seen the latest Haro Group 1 SX Pro,2005 model?Ive seen a specs list on the bike and it sounds pretty close to the GT Ultra Box.Id love some opinions on this bike please.Also...
Forum: BMX
08-17-04, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By Lasalles

Ive heard they are pretty good.Im trying to...

Ive heard they are pretty good.Im trying to decide between a Redline Flite Pro XL and a GT Ultra Box.Both have upgraded to a Sun rim in the 2005 models.Im also told the REdline has a better crank...
Forum: BMX
08-12-04, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By Lasalles

The look is what i like most about the GT...

The look is what i like most about the GT lol.Love those gusset style thingys on it.
Forum: BMX
08-11-04, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By Lasalles

After checking some websites and speaking to afew...

After checking some websites and speaking to afew different shops ive lowered it down to afew models.The Redline Flight Pro XL,the GT Ultra Box,the GT Pro Series XL,or the Felt Sector XL.It seems...
Forum: BMX
08-10-04, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By Lasalles

Yes Redline appears to be very popular here in Oz...

Yes Redline appears to be very popular here in Oz too.Ive just seen a bike im now keen on,the GT Ultra Box.Now i gotta wait for all the 05 stuff to arrive in Oz.Bloody bikes and $$$$ lol.
Forum: BMX
08-10-04, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By Lasalles

Thanks guys,i realise im not trying to get into...

Thanks guys,i realise im not trying to get into this to be a world beater,just to try something different and get some x-training for the veledrome.Can anyone reccomend a good race quality bike? The...
Forum: BMX
08-10-04, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By Lasalles

Is there a reason i should drop weight if ive...

Is there a reason i should drop weight if ive been training similar to a track sprinter?
Forum: BMX
08-09-04, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By Lasalles

New Guy from Track

Hi im interested in starting out in bmx,ive competed in track and road cycling and thought i might give this a go.Does anyone have any tips or info or sites i can go to learn about all the gear.Im...
08-05-04, 06:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,501
Posted By Lasalles

You could get a tatoo on the outside of ur calf...

You could get a tatoo on the outside of ur calf like Jamie Staff except that on most people his tatoo would wrap all the way round your lower leg HAHA.
05-29-04, 02:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By Lasalles

Cannondale Track Bike-2004

Has anyone got a 2004 model Cannondale track bike or know anyone who does? Id be interested to find out any info on them apart from what they have on their website.
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Lasalles

Good idea where u build up as though u were...

Good idea where u build up as though u were behind 2 other ppl.As for race gear,i dont even have a track bike as i sold all my stuff acouple of yrs ago.So will have to stick with the road bike for...
05-17-04, 08:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,558
Posted By Lasalles

Guys if anyone was interested,i was able to find...

Guys if anyone was interested,i was able to find out that on the 52cm frame the cranks are 165mm and the stem is 90mm while on the 54cm frame the cranks are 170mm and the stem is 100mm.
05-17-04, 02:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,558
Posted By Lasalles

Hi,did you end up getting the TK2??? Im looking...

Hi,did you end up getting the TK2??? Im looking at getting one when they arrive in Australia in September.Afew minor questions,Does the rear sprocket thread allow for a lockring? Are the front tips...
Replies: 0
Views: 651
Posted By Lasalles

Hey Trackies-Skinsuit

Any trackies out there looking for an awesome skinsuit to wear to your next race??? Im looking at trading my club skinsuit with someone somewhere.Size must be large of course.Full details and pic...
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Lasalles

YEs i meant wind trainer workouts.What would be...

YEs i meant wind trainer workouts.What would be the best length of time to train.Eg: say 10 min warm up,then hard for 30 seconds then easy for 4 1/2 mins then hard for 30sec again etc.Doing say 8...
05-09-04, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By Lasalles

170lbs isnt heavy for a track rider,im around...

170lbs isnt heavy for a track rider,im around 200lbs and some of the giants are 220lbs.
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Lasalles

500m-750m Training

Hi everyone,firstly i will say i have this same question posted on another forum,but am seeking any advice.Here we go.
*Does anyone here do specific training for Olympic Sprints to concentrate on...
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