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Forum: BMX
10-04-08, 11:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,991
Posted By new_dharma

this is the lock and chain i use... ...

this is the lock and chain i use...
http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h283/new_dharma/th_DSCN1225.jpg (http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h283/new_dharma/DSCN1225.jpg)...
Forum: BMX
10-04-08, 09:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By new_dharma

or if you take one spoke to your LBS they should...

or if you take one spoke to your LBS they should have a spoke gauge (http://www.parktool.com/products/detail.asp?cat=16&item=SBC-1)
02-05-08, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By new_dharma

Lamp...

Lamp (http://www.caswellplating.com/powder/caswell_lamp.html)
10-27-07, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,622
Posted By new_dharma

+1 on hyper-formance...great for the schwinn...

+1 on hyper-formance...great for the schwinn paints
09-25-07, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By new_dharma

Neat letter (yep...i said neat!)

my GF purchased a BUNCH of old letters off eBay (to do art on) and this one stuck out...
sorry...it's on whitish paper!
http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h283/new_dharma/letter.jpg
Forum: BMX
09-09-07, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,085
Posted By new_dharma

my rim-tape of choice :eek:

my rim-tape of choice :eek:
08-12-07, 10:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,200
Posted By new_dharma

you could sell the Bendix Automatic for more than...

you could sell the Bendix Automatic for more than $15
08-12-07, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,453
Posted By new_dharma

Fender + Dremel Tool + Time = possible fit

Fender + Dremel Tool + Time = possible fit
07-13-07, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 790
Posted By new_dharma

might not be an overseas Huffy...the OP already...

might not be an overseas Huffy...the OP already stated it has a Huffman sticker...should be good for many more than 200 miles
Forum: BMX
07-09-07, 07:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,401
Posted By new_dharma

you got it back! that's great!

you got it back! that's great!
Forum: BMX
07-08-07, 09:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,401
Posted By new_dharma

wrong...wrong...wrong! drilled and slotted...

wrong...wrong...wrong!
drilled and slotted rotors actually run hotter than a comparable vented rotor...the rotors are used as a heat sink to move the heat created in braking AWAY from the calipers. ...
Forum: BMX
07-08-07, 08:47 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 25,746
Posted By new_dharma

lots of interest but no sales...another bike shop...

lots of interest but no sales...another bike shop in town has tossed the idea of moving the fender show to his shop this fall but it's only been talk so far
Forum: BMX
07-07-07, 03:54 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 25,746
Posted By new_dharma

taggers suck...do murals and get paid...

taggers suck...do murals and get paid...
Forum: BMX
06-24-07, 07:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By new_dharma

really great photos only criticism (of the...

really great photos
only criticism (of the constructive sort) that I have is the first photo...the flash is visible
Forum: BMX
06-23-07, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,726
Views: 53,027
Posted By new_dharma

depends on the brake cleaner (on both...

depends on the brake cleaner (on both points)...many brake cleaners "just" dry your skin.
but they do smell nice :D
06-23-07, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By new_dharma

you could make one get the standard plug...

you could make one
get the standard plug (nothing on it) and add what you will...get a barbie mountainbike at a thrift store, add a rider (Barbie...Ken...GI Joe) and mount it to the plug (you could...
06-23-07, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By new_dharma

makes sense...import color on an import bike (the...

makes sense...import color on an import bike (the 'TY' and the '88-XXXXX' are import colors)
Forum: BMX
06-23-07, 12:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By new_dharma

"Forty-two!" yelled Loonquawl. "Is that all...

"Forty-two!" yelled Loonquawl. "Is that all you've got to show for seven and a half million years' work?" :mad:
Forum: BMX
06-22-07, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By new_dharma

grips?!? do they really help? i want a REALLY...

grips?!? do they really help? i want a REALLY light bike...won't grips add weight?


:roflmao:
Forum: BMX
06-22-07, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,075
Posted By new_dharma

aka, cruiser-class size (24") why not get a...

aka, cruiser-class size (24")

why not get a small mtn bike frame and put bmx bars on it (if you decide on the 26")?
Forum: BMX
06-22-07, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By new_dharma

seems like that was the question

seems like that was the question
Forum: BMX
06-19-07, 08:44 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 25,746
Posted By new_dharma

:p it's a good thing i'm not hip...more...

:p

it's a good thing i'm not hip...more anti-hip
Forum: BMX
06-17-07, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By new_dharma

sorry...$60 is a pretty good deal...but there are...

sorry...$60 is a pretty good deal...but there are more 'deals' out there! ya just gotta look
Forum: BMX
06-17-07, 11:19 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 25,746
Posted By new_dharma

i like my Nikon FM3A...and all of my older Nikons...

i like my Nikon FM3A...and all of my older Nikons (FG's)
they older ones are cheap to repair...for my 'normal' film cameras, I love them (i own 3)

my Hasselblad is good for the medium format, but...
Forum: BMX
06-17-07, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,416
Posted By new_dharma

you could also try here...

you could also try here (http://www.parktool.com/repair/)...not BMX specific, but will also help with repairs
Forum: BMX
06-17-07, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By new_dharma

it's sad that as a society we use eBay to...

it's sad that as a society we use eBay to determine the value of something...
what's the asking price of the bike (ballpark figure if you don't want to say exactly)?
Forum: BMX
05-30-07, 01:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By new_dharma

...but he's 5 right? bars might be ok for a 5...

...but he's 5 right?
bars might be ok for a 5 year old (for now)!
Forum: BMX
05-30-07, 12:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,000
Posted By new_dharma

late reply...sorry i responded to the 'good...

late reply...sorry
i responded to the 'good spokes' part because i know people that tried to build their own wheels and failed...and then blamed the components they bought...THAT'S why I...
Forum: BMX
05-29-07, 11:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,202
Posted By new_dharma

I like Surly (local...i own one...i like to...

I like Surly (local...i own one...i like to endorse products w/o being paid)

My friend likes his Rock Lobster

we both bought our frames and used what we had...purchased what we needed...I have...
Forum: BMX
05-29-07, 11:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By new_dharma

never the right place/time for me (bike and...

never the right place/time for me (bike and ruler/caliper not in the same place)

thanks for steppin' up WTP!
Forum: BMX
05-29-07, 11:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By new_dharma

yep-yep (double +1 on that) great BMX and a...

yep-yep (double +1 on that)

great BMX and a slightly larger Urban-Assault SS...well within your budget...
Forum: BMX
05-29-07, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1,726
Views: 53,027
Posted By new_dharma

what the ph|_|k is squicking??? ...and is this...

what the ph|_|k is squicking???
...and is this "noise" (is squicking a noise?!?) whenever you pedal or only with pressure on the cranks?
Forum: BMX
05-29-07, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By new_dharma

Looks real nice! he should LOVE it!

Looks real nice!

he should LOVE it!
Forum: BMX
05-27-07, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,000
Posted By new_dharma

+1 AND proper spoke tension...

+1 AND proper spoke tension...
Forum: BMX
05-25-07, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By new_dharma

ummm... is the search function not working...

ummm...

is the search function not working again?
05-25-07, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By new_dharma

hardware store that deals in replacement parts...

hardware store that deals in replacement parts for garden wagons/carts/wheelbarrows should have (or be able to get) the bushings...plus, you might get lucky and get a find a bearing replacement
05-25-07, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By new_dharma

i have some of the Y-shaped stands...mine have a...

i have some of the Y-shaped stands...mine have a rubber coating
05-25-07, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By new_dharma

i had one of the cross-bars...still might...i'd...

i had one of the cross-bars...still might...i'd have to look
05-25-07, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By new_dharma

in the last picture, above the chainguard, does...

in the last picture, above the chainguard, does that piece slide up-and-down on the seat tube?
it looks like a bike that was made to be a "boy's" frame or a "girl's" frame depending on the bar...
05-23-07, 04:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,840
Posted By new_dharma

the skirt-guard seems to be all there, too!

the skirt-guard seems to be all there, too!
Forum: BMX
05-21-07, 11:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,634
Posted By new_dharma

+1 on that...that'd be a hoot (yea, I said it...a...

+1 on that...that'd be a hoot (yea, I said it...a hoot!!!)
Forum: BMX
05-21-07, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 781
Posted By new_dharma

good in theory...but i think (and might be wrong)...

good in theory...but i think (and might be wrong) they were a closed-cell foam...the problem is they start to compress, giving the feeling that the tube has lost air.
Forum: BMX
05-19-07, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,726
Views: 53,027
Posted By new_dharma

what's wrong with coaster brakes?

what's wrong with coaster brakes?
Forum: BMX
05-19-07, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By new_dharma

it's like the X-files episode "Arcadia"

it's like the X-files episode "Arcadia"
Forum: BMX
05-17-07, 10:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,216
Posted By new_dharma

missed it...sorry :o

missed it...sorry :o
Forum: BMX
05-17-07, 01:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,216
Posted By new_dharma

pics are good did you go with shorter...

pics are good

did you go with shorter cranks?

heat gun + decals = [usually] good results...WD-40 gets the goo off
05-16-07, 06:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 996
Posted By new_dharma

old para-trooper bike? homemade? it's...

old para-trooper bike?
homemade?

it's using a non-skiptooth chain, so it isn't THAT old, is it? But the seatpost is a pre-war style.
looks like a cottered crank that was welded on.


New...
Forum: BMX
05-16-07, 05:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,216
Posted By new_dharma

try using 3M white scotch-brite pads and a metal...

try using 3M white scotch-brite pads and a metal polish...the white pads are super-fine (like 0000 Steelwool without the steel)...I use them at my shop to clean chrome all the time...you can also use...
Forum: BMX
05-16-07, 05:40 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 25,746
Posted By new_dharma

their logo is a russian coat-of-arms: ...

their logo is a russian coat-of-arms:
http://www.la.psu.edu/CLA-OnlineCourses/images/Russia_coa.gif

or a modified Ruger logo:
http://www.pilkguns.com/tenp/RUGLOGO.jpg

(closer to the Russian...
Forum: BMX
05-16-07, 10:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,216
Posted By new_dharma

see now...you didn't mention a possible deal on...

see now...you didn't mention a possible deal on the powdercoat. :)
i've had frames powdercoated, so I know the cost (without a deal).

still (and i'm only pickin' nit here), it depends on how...
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