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08-06-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,998
Posted By mattblast

You need to make sure that you are wearing all...

You need to make sure that you are wearing all spandex everything. Plus make sure there are no refflectors on your bike.
08-06-12, 02:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,075
Posted By mattblast

I went to my LBS about a week ago to buy a BMX...

I went to my LBS about a week ago to buy a BMX stem. They had none. Zero. They told me that they don't reaaly sell parts anymore. Then I asked for platform pedals -for bmx or mtb. They had one...
Forum: BMX
08-06-12, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By mattblast

I live in between DC and Balt. In this area the...

I live in between DC and Balt. In this area the standard Craigslist price for a gently used bikeshop BMX bike is $95 to $150 for entry level rides. I recently bought a Haro X2 that had never been...
08-01-12, 08:51 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 331,169
Posted By mattblast

Grip removal: Use an air compressor with a blow...

Grip removal: Use an air compressor with a blow gun to remove MTB or BMX grips without destroying them. Works best if you have a blow gun with a long nozzle.

Brake adjustment: For setting v...
07-27-12, 06:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By mattblast

Curses. Wishful thinking got the bwst of me...

Curses. Wishful thinking got the bwst of me again!

Once I got in there real close I noticed that the hubs were actually dry as hell. Gonna need new cartridges.

Bottom bracket is OK. Headset...
Forum: BMX
07-27-12, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
Posted By mattblast

Goto bmxmuseum.com. post your pic there and...

Goto bmxmuseum.com. post your pic there and youll get all sorts of info.

If it's a collector bike then you'd do well not to use steel wool on it and to treat the original stickers with great...
07-25-12, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By mattblast

Thanks for all of the suggestions. I took an...

Thanks for all of the suggestions. I took an hour or so to start taking things apart and generally like what I see. Looks like there's ample grease in most of the places I looked for it. Brake...
07-24-12, 10:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By mattblast

Bike not ridden for a decade -- what likely needs to be done?

Bought a 2003 Redline Monocog yesterday from a guy who really did only ride it once or twice before sticking it in his basement and forgetting about it. It still has the L and R stickers on the...
Forum: BMX
07-21-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,822
Posted By mattblast

I've got a 20 and a 24 also. I'm 38, 6'0" and...

I've got a 20 and a 24 also. I'm 38, 6'0" and weigh 185. I ride trails and my local bmx track just for fun. I also enjoy riding these bikes on the boardwalk and around my neighborhood. The 24 is...
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