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Forum: BMX
09-15-08, 02:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,156
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Dish soap! I've used dish soap since reading it...

Dish soap! I've used dish soap since reading it as a tip in BMX Plus! back in like 1987 and it works awesome. No water just soap, and they'll slide on "pretty easy" and you can ride in about an...
09-15-08, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 306,599
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Throw out the scale.

So I set this goal back in January to lose 5 lbs per month for the entire year to put my 5'8" frame down to 170 lbs. I all but threw in the towel last June or July when I had lost a whopping 5 lbs...
Forum: BMX
07-09-08, 04:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,277
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

All us bmxers know you roadies are real tough...

All us bmxers know you roadies are real tough guys already. You have to be to wear spandex pants and hang your ass out for thousands of passerby's to see.

I can't think of a single bmx rider that...
Forum: BMX
07-07-08, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,171
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

I'd just ride it like it is... as long as...

I'd just ride it like it is... as long as everything dials in...

You can get a good chrome plating if you do a VERY high quality polish job on the frame. Any little blemish, even marks from...
Forum: BMX
06-23-08, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Who do you ship through?

Who do you ship through?
Forum: BMX
06-18-08, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Nah, she has arthritis and I'm sure the...

Nah, she has arthritis and I'm sure the handlebars and stem have seized together since they haven't been apart for over 10 years.
Forum: BMX
06-16-08, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Anyone ever ship a bike?

I'm trying to get a bike shipped down to me from Michigan to Texas. It's a 20" bike. There's no wheels on the bike; it's everything but the wheels though, fully assembled. So I need a pretty big...
Forum: BMX
06-09-08, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Ya I'll get some photos up when I get it in and...

Ya I'll get some photos up when I get it in and set back up. It does feel real good knowing it's coming home. But I do have to admit it was nice stirring up all those old memories when I thought it...
06-09-08, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Ya. It was pretty useless as far as it's...

Ya. It was pretty useless as far as it's intended purpose. The only places I ever used it was in my driveway; we had about 150 feet of railroad ties down the elevated side of the driveway that were...
Forum: BMX
06-09-08, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

UPDATE: Haro Returned

After forwarding a copy of the post about my stolen Haro (Goodbye, Haro) to all of my family members (it was most likely a drug addicted family member who stole my bike) my Haro magically reappeared...
06-06-08, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,692
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

If you want to weld Ti you would need to find a...

If you want to weld Ti you would need to find a pipefitter welding pro in your area, they usually charge $200/hour which includes liability. Keep in mind that the finish on the metal will be shot...
Forum: BMX
06-06-08, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

To the contrary, I always have the memories. ...

To the contrary, I always have the memories. That ****head that took my bike can't get those.

I went to lunch here in downtown Austin and a buncha dudes jumped out of the back of a truck,...
Forum: BMX
06-06-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

You could have a small heaven on your hands if...

You could have a small heaven on your hands if you got access to a Bobcat. You can rent at home depot.
Forum: BMX
06-06-08, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

I rode a Gary Fisher SS 29er and fell in love...

I rode a Gary Fisher SS 29er and fell in love with it instantly. It's a mountain bike though, so I don't know if you want to go that route or not. If your strictly commuting I'd go more for that...
Forum: BMX
06-06-08, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Ya. We met at Waterford Oaks BMX track and rode...

Ya. We met at Waterford Oaks BMX track and rode together from time to time back in the day.
Forum: BMX
06-06-08, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

THX

THX
Forum: BMX
06-06-08, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Back in 2000 I gave it to my cousin, when he was...

Back in 2000 I gave it to my cousin, when he was 16. Well he's 24 now and hasn't ridden it in years, so I asked for it back so I could ride it 'till my oldest kid would be big enough to ride it. ...
06-06-08, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

word

word
06-06-08, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Goodbye, Haro

My '89 Haro Master (with all parts from my old '87 Team Master) was stolen. This bike was the holy grail form my childhood, bought new with money earned mowing lawns. I was 14 when I got that frame...
Forum: BMX
06-06-08, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Goodbye, Haro

My '89 Haro Master (with all parts from my old '87 Team Master) was stolen. This bike was the holy grail form my childhood, bought new with money earned mowing lawns. I was 14 when I got that frame...
Forum: BMX
06-05-08, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

You want a full chromo frame if you don't want to...

You want a full chromo frame if you don't want to bend it.
06-04-08, 01:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,620
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

sometimes my nano sometimes my m610 (phone)...

sometimes my nano sometimes my m610 (phone) sometimes nothing. If i'm riding trails I always ride I like some music sometimes. Helps me get up some adrenaline and hit some stuff I might not...
05-29-08, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

For what you're doing, just grab the cheapest...

For what you're doing, just grab the cheapest fork that's compatible. Keep in mind though, since your commuting with it, you gonna get some compression/bounce out of the fork when you don't want it,...
05-29-08, 06:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,522
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

I've watched my huge empty park from 2000 turn...

I've watched my huge empty park from 2000 turn into a traffic jam on the weekends, with trail markers and even a bike cop. I would say that when I started riding in my local park there were maybe 20...
Forum: BMX
05-29-08, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

I ride a Haro. But a lot has changed since the...

I ride a Haro. But a lot has changed since the last time I bought a bike.
Forum: BMX
05-27-08, 03:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,845
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

7 miles ain't **** c'mon.

7 miles ain't **** c'mon.
05-23-08, 03:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,388
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

If you throw running in there once a week or so...

If you throw running in there once a week or so you get a great cross-train which will prevent plateauing. Hitting it from all angles and mixing it up will always give you the best results. A...
05-22-08, 12:47 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 11,543
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Nothing wrong with wanting to buy American...

Nothing wrong with wanting to buy American components, or European, whatever. We all earn our own money and spend it freely on any way we wish.

For myself, I prefer to keep my USD out of the...
05-22-08, 12:34 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,771
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Because I don't suck.

Because I don't suck.
05-22-08, 12:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,721
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

At least it's out of the way now.

At least it's out of the way now.
05-09-08, 10:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,955
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Don't knock it 'till you tried it. Especially...

Don't knock it 'till you tried it. Especially with an entire thread.

Most riders who get one, unless you are TRULY riding on a mountain, found that in the end they would ride the same run...
Forum: BMX
05-08-08, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Most likely a stretched chain if the creaking...

Most likely a stretched chain if the creaking comes under load.

You can use lithium grease which you can get at a hardware store for real cheap. Bearings really aren't picky about grease.
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Forum: BMX
05-08-08, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Get a bigger front sprocket by one or two teeth.

Get a bigger front sprocket by one or two teeth.
Forum: BMX
05-08-08, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,083
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

I recently found out that there's quite an...

I recently found out that there's quite an underground of old school riders/builders out there and you can find a swap meet in just about any big city. Check your local bike shop. Someone above...
Forum: BMX
05-08-08, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

I never had any luck, but by the time the snow...

I never had any luck, but by the time the snow was falling most of the time my bike was torn getting an overhaul. Most Michiganders are bike-tech pros at a young age able to rip down a bike to it's...
Forum: BMX
05-08-08, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Hey you got a good 60 days of riding between...

Hey you got a good 60 days of riding between blizzards up there.
Forum: BMX
05-08-08, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

I too live in Austin and no, you'll be...

I too live in Austin and no, you'll be uncomfortable as hell in all those pads in the Summer.

I wish I had an age factor to go with this poll. I have a feeling that the younger crowd is going...
Forum: BMX
05-07-08, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,652
Views: 289,256
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

I have never see wood paneling on a dishwasher...

I have never see wood paneling on a dishwasher before.
Forum: BMX
05-07-08, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Why don't you think you need a helmet? Byron...

Why don't you think you need a helmet?

Byron Center, that's over by Grand Rapids right? I used to love riding street over in GR.
05-07-08, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 304,398
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Lower the saddle. That's really the best way to...

Lower the saddle. That's really the best way to deal with that problem. At least until you learn to hop high enough with the saddle where it is when you normally ride.
Forum: BMX
05-07-08, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Ya go ahead and check off the "I'm just stoopid"...

Ya go ahead and check off the "I'm just stoopid" box in the poll above :D
Forum: BMX
05-07-08, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Helmet or No Helmet...?

So how many of you wear a helmet when riding? Actually what I'm looking for here is how many of you DON'T wear a helmet? I'm not talking about your practicing tailwhips in the driveway or riding up...
Forum: BMX
05-07-08, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Knarly bails there. I lost count how many busted...

Knarly bails there. I lost count how many busted melons I saw. I haven't rode BMX seriously in about 10 or 12 years. I do remember that everyone I rode with wore a helmet, and when I bought a...
05-05-08, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,387
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

My inseam decreases by 97% when I don't have...

My inseam decreases by 97% when I don't have briefs on. :D :D
05-05-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

What year did this happen? I would feel ashamed...

What year did this happen? I would feel ashamed after reading these posts and never seeing this clip before, but I guess that means I ride more and y'all spend too much time at your desk :D
05-05-08, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

What Slump?

No housing slump here in Austin. I bought my house last year for $180K, and there's a house down the street just like mine going for $199K. My house was on the market for one day. That other house...
05-05-08, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

I like the Hanz-Franz pump.

I like the Hanz-Franz pump.
05-05-08, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

Yesterday I was eating chips/queso, changes my...

Yesterday I was eating chips/queso, changes my baby's diaper, then returned to eating chips/queso forgetting to wash the hands.
05-02-08, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 763
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

It's an experience thing. No one is jumping that...

It's an experience thing. No one is jumping that stuff without first starting out on 2 or 3 foot drops like the rest of us. Those guys you see jumping massive gaps at 60mph are an elite few. Those...
05-02-08, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,387
Posted By imcrushingyerhd

I never heard of that. Am I supposed to do this...

I never heard of that. Am I supposed to do this 3" measurement while wearing boxers or briefs? :D
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