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Forum: BMX
05-18-07, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By B1105

Cost effective to build a flatland bike?

I'm looking to get into flatland, and the used market for them is really small. I don't want to pay for a brand new one, just cause I feel that I could almost put one together for around the same...
05-13-07, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By B1105

Grinding a Brake Mount Off

Hey all,

I'm building this kinda funky project bike. I got this old MIELE road frame at my shop, and was turning it into a singlespeed sorta cruiser with cyclocross tires (Michelin Wildgripper,...
Forum: BMX
09-14-05, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,310
Posted By B1105

reason?

reason?
Forum: BMX
09-14-05, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,310
Posted By B1105

I'm essentially deciding between a 2004 DK 4...

I'm essentially deciding between a 2004 DK 4 pack, or 2006 8 pack, I'm pretty much a beginner street rider. Their both used but similar in price.
Forum: BMX
09-14-05, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,310
Posted By B1105

Difference Between DK Bikes

Can someone tell me the difference between the DK 8 PACK, 6 PACK and 4 pack? Are the frames the same with different parts or is there a difference bwteen the frames?

Byron
Forum: BMX
09-02-05, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,655
Posted By B1105

Difference Between Flatland and Street

Okay, I'm new to BMX, looking to possibly give it a shot. I do CX and a lot of trials, but now in college, I find less motivation for trials and saw a few BMX guys.

My first question is, what is...
08-02-05, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By B1105

Tire Choice

I'm looking for a nice low profile yet grippy tire, it will be on my fixie/CX bike, I tried a basic Kenda 700x38 and it didnt fit the frame. It is a road frame however I would like a slightly grippy...
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By B1105

Track Gearing Question

I'm converting an old Miele into a fun track/exercise bike, got a 42t chainring, whats a good cog number to put in the back? I'm not going super long distances, but something for mild hills and...
05-11-05, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By B1105

135mm Spacing to 130mm?

I'm considering buying a new CX frame, but it has 135mm spacing(for disc brakes), but I currently have 130mm wheels, and I dont feel like building a new set. Can I split a spacer/nut on the ends of...
04-02-05, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 498
Posted By B1105

Soul Cycles are definiltey a great company. Their...

Soul Cycles are definiltey a great company. Their frames are solid and come with a great price tag considering the color options.

Email chad@ridesoul.com to get pricing for build kits as its all...
04-01-05, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By B1105

Its the right adaptor I think, just a standard 6"...

Its the right adaptor I think, just a standard 6" Hayes IS adaptor, but I will give SC a call and see what they say.

Thanks for the response
04-01-05, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By B1105

Dropout Spacing on a Santa Cruz Bullit

I've got a 2003 SC Bullit, running some Hayes Mag Plus with a 6" rotor in the rear. When I put my rear wnheel in, (26" Rhyno Lite to Shimano XT disc hub, old style), and tighten the QR, the dropouts...
03-21-05, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By B1105

BTW - will be using DT brass nipples and spokes

BTW - will be using DT brass nipples and spokes
03-21-05, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By B1105

Spray Painting a rim?

I'm building a beater ss, and while im normally not fussy about looks, I wanted to keep this bike mostley flat black. I've got a Rhyno Lite lying around in siilver, being laced to a DT hugi hub, and...
03-20-05, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By B1105

I'm building up a cheap SS from an old SuperGo...

I'm building up a cheap SS from an old SuperGo Access frame, with vert dropouts. I know most people use like a Singleator, Rennen or some sort of tensining system, but i have seen in pictures, people...
Forum: Foo
03-19-05, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By B1105

Sh**, didnt even think of Costa Rica. Will check...

Sh**, didnt even think of Costa Rica. Will check that out actually, def need to do some research, but sounds like a beautiful country.

I'm also hoping to go to a country where Americans/Asians(I'm...
Forum: Foo
03-18-05, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By B1105

Where to go this summer

Hey guys, I'm not a big poster here, but I do read much of the threads.

I'm a senior in high school, going to college this fall. I'm currently thinking of spending around 2 weeks or so in a...
01-15-05, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By B1105

hookworms or krads

hookworms or krads
01-02-05, 09:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,512
Posted By B1105

Take these people's advice. Stick with V's unless...

Take these people's advice. Stick with V's unless their Avid Mechs.
Forum: BMX
12-27-04, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,403
Posted By B1105

24" BMX VS 20" BMX

Right, I'm just sorta curious, but whats the advanatge/disadvanatge of a 24" over a 20"? BMX? I currently ride trials, street and cyclocross, and was thinking about getting into BMX cheaply, and...
12-26-04, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 686
Posted By B1105

The Z1 MCR to my knowledge was the older version...

The Z1 MCR to my knowledge was the older version of the Z1 Freerides, but I'm not sure.
12-26-04, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 686
Posted By B1105

I'll sell you a Marzocchi Z1 MCR, 130mm of...

I'll sell you a Marzocchi Z1 MCR, 130mm of travel, in awesome shape. I used it for light freeriding, and sorry to spam. PM if your interested, will sell cheap(SSVF valving system)

IMO - stick with...
12-25-04, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By B1105

Woodman Elite - I'll hook you up with one too

Woodman Elite - I'll hook you up with one too
11-17-04, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By B1105

THats horrible, no tire clearance kit, whaetver,...

THats horrible, no tire clearance kit, whaetver, marzocchi for me
11-09-04, 03:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,202
Posted By B1105

The transition one looks cool, and good if you...

The transition one looks cool, and good if you can get EP.
Forum: Foo
11-05-04, 08:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By B1105

All Weather Jacket Recomendation

Anyone whoes very outdoorsy have a good all weather shell/park style jacket?

I'm looking at the Mountain Hardware Confluence Parka, I tried it on and feels awesome, but looking for other...
11-05-04, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 787
Posted By B1105

RST forks are terrible, get a Manitou Dorado or...

RST forks are terrible, get a Manitou Dorado or Marzocchi
11-02-04, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,427
Posted By B1105

Are you a skilled mechanic? Or at least decent?...

Are you a skilled mechanic? Or at least decent? Owners dont like having to take the time or other workers' time to teach a newbie, theyd rather you just start and do a good job. I've been in the...
11-02-04, 06:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By B1105

Whack Cycles

Check it out

www.Whackcycles.comwww.whackcycles.com

Street/Urban/Trials stuff at good prices,

Byron
10-31-04, 01:45 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,259
Posted By B1105

My X.9 is awesome, go with the SRAM, I'm actually...

My X.9 is awesome, go with the SRAM, I'm actually considering selling my X.9 derrailauer and shifters, so PM me if you interested(I'm going SS)
10-31-04, 11:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,523
Posted By B1105

F*** ugly is what, its a diamondback, so thats...

F*** ugly is what, its a diamondback, so thats pretty self explanatory

No but really, its prob a good cheap DH/FR bike, for someone who cant put up more than like 2k for a full bike. Seems...
10-28-04, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By B1105

Call up Fox, I forget how much they are, but they...

Call up Fox, I forget how much they are, but they have them.
10-27-04, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By B1105

Hmm, urban riding at night? I should try that...

Hmm, urban riding at night? I should try that sometime, I best make sure I have a light though.
10-27-04, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By B1105

Being sponsored is overated, unless you are at...

Being sponsored is overated, unless you are at the pro/amateur level, you've going to be putting up some dough for parts. Granted its less than retail, but if you just want cheaper parts, work at a...
10-25-04, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By B1105

Azonic Steelhead vs. Transition ToP vs. Soul Cycles Titan

WHich would you choose for urban freeriding? I would buy the Azonic used, but cheapest. The Soul would be new, about $60 more, but aluminum and wont be available till December. The Transition is...
10-24-04, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By B1105

Yea, I am a trials rider, I've got bikes for...

Yea, I am a trials rider, I've got bikes for trials, so weight really isnt an issue I guess. I'm going to checkout the pricing on the ToP and see. Im in no hurry to build this, but hopefully it will...
10-24-04, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By B1105

I was looking at the Woodman Elite, used...

I was looking at the Woodman Elite, used Chameleons and stuff along those lines. I looked at the Identitis, but stilll looking for other options. The Kona Cowan's adjustable system looks cool, but I...
10-24-04, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By B1105

I looked at the ToP, but 8lbs I think is a bit...

I looked at the ToP, but 8lbs I think is a bit excessive, but who knows, I'll give them a call regarding EP prices, hows that droput system?
10-24-04, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By B1105

Looking for an Urban Frame

Any recomendations on a solid urban hardtail frame? Can be steel or alum, I'm only 130lbs, so aluminum is definitley a possiblity. I was looking at the Coves, .243s and some others, but really need...
10-20-04, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 695
Posted By B1105

I've also been looking at these two stands, any...

I've also been looking at these two stands, any feedback on these?

http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile.cfm?SKU=17871&subcategory_ID=4221#
...
10-20-04, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 695
Posted By B1105

Tensionmeter

Has anyone used the Park Tensionmeter? Any good? Its priced well, and I dont like my shops tensionmeter, some old kind. I've used the Wheelsmith one at Barnett's, but its about 3x the price of the...
10-17-04, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By B1105

Chances are, if your order through your shop, you...

Chances are, if your order through your shop, you will be paying quite a bit more. Its good to support your LBS, but if their dicks about you buying a bike there, just buy it online. Use the saved...
10-12-04, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By B1105

There is a race in Buckingham PA this Sat. I'm...

There is a race in Buckingham PA this Sat. I'm going to be going to that one.
10-01-04, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By B1105

Thanks, I'm actually training for CX, so I'm...

Thanks, I'm actually training for CX, so I'm guessing a combination of both would be benficial.
10-01-04, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By B1105

Long or short/intense workouts?

Something that has questioned me for a while is, do you get a better workout from riding a long time or from doing a short yet super intensive workout? I recently read somewhere the shorter/more...
09-21-04, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By B1105

I choose to get teh 2004 over the 2005s, as I...

I choose to get teh 2004 over the 2005s, as I didnt like the specs on those ones. I got this super cheap as a closeout, comes in at 19.1 lbs.
09-21-04, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By B1105

New Bike Pics

I got my Fuji Cross today. 52cm, fits awesome. I took it for a ride at the local reserve, super fun, although going over roots isnt too fun. Pretty much stock for now, until I break something....
09-19-04, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By B1105

Thanks for the advice, I hope to do a combination...

Thanks for the advice, I hope to do a combination of running and cycling. What was the Cat C like? AVg mpg and intensity? What kind of people? I'm pretty good with short sprints, but not too good on...
09-19-04, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By B1105

I'm not saying it would, but I've seen it happen...

I'm not saying it would, but I've seen it happen on low end dual suspension bikes. Why out of curiosity would you want to put a fork on your Haro, when its almost as much as the Haro? I'm not trying...
09-19-04, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By B1105

Yea, you must be really bored.You should really...

Yea, you must be really bored.You should really put a dual crown on your haro, maybe it will snap on you and hit you in the head.
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