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Forum: BMX
04-28-03, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By Flatland Freak

well its all personal preference, I cut my bars...

well its all personal preference, I cut my bars so they almost toch the nose of my seat when spun 90 degrees, my neighbor cuts his really really short and i cant stand it...so its all what you feel...
Forum: BMX
04-28-03, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By Flatland Freak

Hmm its kind of a spoof of a Smith Grind, except...

Hmm its kind of a spoof of a Smith Grind, except in the real trick the rail would be higher up on a ledge or something and you would have to hop to get up onto it, then do exactly what you are doing...
Forum: BMX
04-28-03, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,588
Posted By Flatland Freak

Hmmm...$200 huh, well you could buy some cranks...

Hmmm...$200 huh, well you could buy some cranks and maybe some handlebars,... its a start :D If you want anything thats gonna hold up your gonna be looking at more than $200. If your just...
Forum: BMX
04-24-03, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By Flatland Freak

hey man...i ride flat

hey man...i ride flat
Forum: BMX
04-08-03, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By Flatland Freak

I agree, you bars might be a pain to ride with,...

I agree, you bars might be a pain to ride with, but if your headset goes for too long, you could potentially damage the head tube of the frame and thus be forced to buy a new headset, bars, AND...
Forum: BMX
04-08-03, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By Flatland Freak

What kind of riding are you planning on doing? ...

What kind of riding are you planning on doing? (Street, Dirt, Flatland) ??
Forum: BMX
04-02-03, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By Flatland Freak

In some cases I would definatly agree with you,...

In some cases I would definatly agree with you, but sometimes there are exceptions. I bought a Brand New Ares Ashura. (You know how much those cost when they came out, and still, $$$$$) Well after...
Forum: BMX
03-14-03, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 549
Posted By Flatland Freak

Hmmm if anything then, if you ride on the...

Hmmm if anything then, if you ride on the "street", I would say your a Street rider. ;)
Forum: BMX
02-25-03, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By Flatland Freak

HA HA HA HA thats awesome man. i like the...

HA HA HA HA thats awesome man. i like the second one from the left :D
Forum: BMX
02-24-03, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By Flatland Freak

i dont know i might have misunderstood the post,...

i dont know i might have misunderstood the post, but i think this one needs to be moved out of the BMX forum :confused: It is about a mountain bike right?

besides that, i'd love to help, but i...
Forum: BMX
02-24-03, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By Flatland Freak

:confused: Ummm.... because porn is good, bmx...

:confused: Ummm.... because porn is good, bmx is Awesome, and yeah...porn is good. Its like spinach and whip cream...they just go together really well!! ...I think so anyway :D
Forum: BMX
02-24-03, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By Flatland Freak

im not saying he NEVER loved the sport, and I...

im not saying he NEVER loved the sport, and I know he had to work his ass off to get where he is now, but i just think ( and this all my opinion, whether its right or wrong) that he is a sellout...
Forum: BMX
02-20-03, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,167
Posted By Flatland Freak

Well the freecoaster is not very good on the...

Well the freecoaster is not very good on the bike. it has a lot of slack, no adjustment and its not very strong. the rims are also weak, and they are just aluminum sidewalls so brakes dont work good...
Forum: BMX
02-16-03, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By Flatland Freak

lol...i didnt know if you were serious or not and...

lol...i didnt know if you were serious or not and didnt want to say anything just in case you were
:)
Forum: BMX
02-16-03, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 732
Posted By Flatland Freak

hey man i bought one a while back and it's lasted...

hey man i bought one a while back and it's lasted longer than my Ares did. I upgraded all the low line parts on it such as the pedals, cranks, brakes, ect, and now its my favorite bike. Great...
Forum: BMX
02-16-03, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By Flatland Freak

On your shoes and tires??? No way, that would...

On your shoes and tires??? No way, that would never work, the griptape on your shoes would just cancel the other ones out, griptape doesnt grip griptape that well, and it wouldnt last long at all on...
Forum: BMX
02-15-03, 02:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By Flatland Freak

ok well as soon as his game hit big, he basically...

ok well as soon as his game hit big, he basically started doing the sport for money not for the sport, the fact that hes worried about a game ruining his rep is a perfect example of that....he doesnt...
Forum: BMX
02-14-03, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By Flatland Freak

Ok, Ive never liked Mirra because he's a...

Ok, Ive never liked Mirra because he's a sell-out, but that takes the cake on idiotism. Hes "retired" anyway...what the hell does it matter??? WOW>..I REALLY HATE THAT GUY NOW!!!!!!!
Forum: BMX
02-13-03, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By Flatland Freak

i just have some normal generic jumbo pegs, but...

i just have some normal generic jumbo pegs, but the grip kinda wore offf on them, so i bought some skate deck grip tape and cut it to fit around the peg...works awesome!!
Forum: BMX
02-12-03, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By Flatland Freak

K didnt mean to repost that...sorry :D

K didnt mean to repost that...sorry :D
Forum: BMX
02-12-03, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By Flatland Freak

Well each trick has a different balance point, so...

Well each trick has a different balance point, so basically all you can do is practice each trick. Start with basic tricks and work your way up, finding the balance point in a basic trick will help...
Forum: BMX
02-12-03, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By Flatland Freak

Well each trick has a different balance point, so...

Well each trick has a different balance point, so basically all you can do is practice each trick. Start with basic tricks and work your way up, finding the balance point in a basic trick will help...
Forum: BMX
02-12-03, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,252
Posted By Flatland Freak

Flatland

Flatland
Forum: BMX
02-12-03, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By Flatland Freak

Ive had a Trek Vert 2 and vert 3.....I believe...

Ive had a Trek Vert 2 and vert 3.....I believe they got rid of the vert 3 didnt they? They seem to get rid of a model every year. Its an ok quality bike, especially for just starting off, yet a few...
Forum: BMX
02-12-03, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Flatland Freak

join? You dont have to join to watch the videos...

join? You dont have to join to watch the videos or see how tos. just go to www.bmxtrix.com (http://www.bmxtrix.com) wait for the page to load and at the top highlight, "How-To" then "Flatland" ...
Forum: BMX
02-11-03, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Flatland Freak

try bmxtrix.com they have how-to's with videos...

try bmxtrix.com they have how-to's with videos and step by step directions...you dont necessarily have to go in order like it says though...i skip around a lot
Forum: BMX
02-11-03, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By Flatland Freak

ha ha...I have one just like it...mines an old...

ha ha...I have one just like it...mines an old schwinn. it needs a new rear wheel
Forum: BMX
02-10-03, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Flatland Freak

i am the ONLY flatlander in my area, and its...

i am the ONLY flatlander in my area, and its actually a good thing because you cant base your progress on anyone else..its just you and your progression. You dont have to try and impress anyone...
Forum: BMX
02-10-03, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By Flatland Freak

Thats actually pretty light. my last bike I had...

Thats actually pretty light. my last bike I had weighed 48.7 pounds!! It was a TANK!! Im not sure how much my bike weighs now, but its probably around the same as yours. That should be a fine...
Forum: BMX
02-10-03, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By Flatland Freak

I think those are a pretyy good bike. i really...

I think those are a pretyy good bike. i really think you'll like the new System Diatech too. Nothing to get in the way, very smooth, less parts. and you dont need special cables. I hate that they...
Forum: BMX
02-10-03, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By Flatland Freak

How exactly have you modified it?

How exactly have you modified it?
Forum: BMX
02-08-03, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By Flatland Freak

yeah they are usually around 19" or less, but you...

yeah they are usually around 19" or less, but you should be fine
Forum: BMX
02-07-03, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By Flatland Freak

wow...20.75...thats pretty long...i guess with...

wow...20.75...thats pretty long...i guess with your height though, you should do alright with it
Forum: BMX
02-06-03, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By Flatland Freak

16 is DEFINATLY not too old to start...i know a...

16 is DEFINATLY not too old to start...i know a few people that are over 25 and just starting so go for it man.

it's really hard to tell people what bike to get when you have no idea what they are...
Forum: BMX
02-05-03, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By Flatland Freak

A freecoaster is never absolutely needed...its...

A freecoaster is never absolutely needed...its just a "luxury" if you will, to have one because it makes things a little bit easier when doing tricks that require you to roll backwards...i rode for 2...
Forum: BMX
02-04-03, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By Flatland Freak

hey man how come your never on AIM anymore?

hey man how come your never on AIM anymore?
Forum: BMX
02-04-03, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By Flatland Freak

That's for both rims and hubs, I just bought the...

That's for both rims and hubs, I just bought the rear hub and had it laced to my existing rim. The freecoaster itself is only about $150 US...and lacing was $40
Forum: BMX
02-03-03, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By Flatland Freak

Yeah, they've come a long way with the slack...

Yeah, they've come a long way with the slack issue too. I have an odyssey hazard and it has virtually no slack at all. Every once in a while I need to take it apart and tighten everything up, but...
Forum: BMX
02-03-03, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By Flatland Freak

ok,well you already know I ride a freecoaster...

ok,well you already know I ride a freecoaster so... :)
Forum: BMX
02-01-03, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By Flatland Freak

yeah but you cant get it as a complete bike yet...

yeah but you cant get it as a complete bike yet can you? :confused: If you find anything about them making a complete setup with that frame, let me know i wanna check it out
Forum: BMX
02-01-03, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By Flatland Freak

Except for the length and the front sprocket...

Except for the length and the front sprocket size. The geometry is slightly different too, but that doesnt make too much of a difference I suppose.
Forum: BMX
01-31-03, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By Flatland Freak

Schwinn does not make a flatland specific bike. ...

Schwinn does not make a flatland specific bike. All the companies that I know of that make flatland specific bikes are: Quamen, Ares, S&M, WETHEPEOPLE, Fly, Dragonfly, TheFifth, Hoffman, Standard,...
Forum: BMX
01-31-03, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,225
Posted By Flatland Freak

Why not? As long as you use a very fine grit...

Why not? As long as you use a very fine grit paper, it doesnt damage the chrome at all, it just gives it a a little texture for the pads to stick to. i would never sand the rims, if i had good...
Forum: BMX
01-30-03, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By Flatland Freak

My favorite rider is Day Smith, and I love front...

My favorite rider is Day Smith, and I love front wheel and rolling tricks. My favorite is a simple squeaker, its easy, but when you can do them down hills, its fun as hell, especially when you see...
Forum: BMX
01-29-03, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By Flatland Freak

Hey ive been riding flat since 99 and I have a...

Hey ive been riding flat since 99 and I have a custom Titus Flatliner by KHE (yes cheap ;-) ) but it works awesome. And an Ares Ashura (Out of commision at the moment :-( The Flatliner lasted...
Forum: BMX
01-28-03, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By Flatland Freak

Yes it's smart to pay the extra for a nice bike. ...

Yes it's smart to pay the extra for a nice bike. Thats not what i meant at all. I just meant that, a lot of people pay for a nice bike and then just sit next to them or ride them around just to...
Forum: BMX
01-27-03, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By Flatland Freak

Well, Good Luck with whatever you choose to do. ...

Well, Good Luck with whatever you choose to do. If you want any more advise or just to chat about riding, catch me at AIM (SlipVayne1234567) or Yahoo Instant Msnger (drowninginmyownsickness)
Forum: BMX
01-25-03, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By Flatland Freak

Well, im assuming its probably around 20" or...

Well, im assuming its probably around 20" or more. Which is "o.k.", it will just be harder to learn some things on it, and if you are gonna get into some technical tricks that require rolling...
Forum: BMX
01-25-03, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By Flatland Freak

Thats cool that you want to get into flatland...

Thats cool that you want to get into flatland most people dont want to put the time and deication in to learning the complex tricks flatland offers. The main differences between a flatland specific...
Forum: BMX
01-24-03, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Flatland Freak

Im not a girl, but i do flatland. And I think...

Im not a girl, but i do flatland. And I think it's awesome to see some female riders out there. I tried to get my ex to ride, but she just didnt have it. Hit me up on AOL(SlipVayne1234567) or...
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