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05-05-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By cbrstar

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/20190505_203942_bcf5690ff52ab2aad6c5b8878ea23a4e36cee270.jpg...
05-05-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By cbrstar

Interesting bike, what is it?

I was out at my friends who's a bike hoarder. And I came across this. Just wondering what it is and how old it is?
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Forum: BMX
03-21-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,295
Posted By cbrstar

Don't skip "leg day" at the gym lol. But...

Don't skip "leg day" at the gym lol. But basically it has to do with core strength and endurance. You may not notice it in BMX, but in regular cycling there is something called "Hitting the wall"...
Forum: BMX
01-02-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,840
Posted By cbrstar

Hi Joey, and welcome back to the world of BMX! If...

Hi Joey, and welcome back to the world of BMX! If your are looking to buy a used BMX you may want to try www.bmxmuseum.com otherwise you're just going to have to keep your eyes peeled on Craig's...
Forum: Foo
12-20-18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,542
Posted By cbrstar

On thing about Subaru's if they start up and they...

On thing about Subaru's if they start up and they sound like they are knocking. Well they will warranty it by putting special cylinders in but it takes your car out of commission right away. If the...
Forum: Foo
12-20-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 814
Posted By cbrstar

What if the glitter caused bodily harm by getting...

What if the glitter caused bodily harm by getting into the eyes of the thief? It obvious to me that these were paid actors on his video.
Forum: Foo
12-20-18, 12:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 814
Posted By cbrstar

Here in Canada it's illegal. There was a case...

Here in Canada it's illegal. There was a case were a Farmer kept getting his shed broken into though the window and the thieves making away with his ATV. After the 3rd time he put a bear trap at the...
12-19-18, 10:44 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,914
Posted By cbrstar

Since OP is cycling in the winter maybe some...

Since OP is cycling in the winter maybe some Skidoo body armor?
Forum: Foo
12-18-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 814
Posted By cbrstar

All paid actors

All paid actors
12-14-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,963
Posted By cbrstar

:eek: That's awesome!

:eek: That's awesome!
12-14-18, 10:56 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,963
Posted By cbrstar

You should make that bike actually ridable by...

You should make that bike actually ridable by modernizing it with an electric motor and disk brakes....:roflmao2:
12-14-18, 10:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,487
Posted By cbrstar

My understanding is a frame when you land the...

My understanding is a frame when you land the frame needs to flex and absorb the shock. So a gusset instead of strengthening the joint makes the joint far more ridged causing it to snap under high...
12-13-18, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17,585
Views: 2,725,864
Posted By cbrstar

^^^ You guys are right I had to zoom in to see...

^^^ You guys are right I had to zoom in to see the regular non-white spokes.Maybe it's time for me to get some glasses lol
12-13-18, 10:53 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,619
Posted By cbrstar

I live by Edmonton, and I've driven all the way...

I live by Edmonton, and I've driven all the way down to Lethbridge for BMX's. It crazy how many of them show up there and for good prices. They wouldn't even last a day here on kijiji
12-13-18, 10:50 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,963
Posted By cbrstar

lol You don't see as much on here, but it's quite...

lol You don't see as much on here, but it's quite common to see in the vintage BMX scene. There's just so many guys that take a perfect survivor paint job and decals just to get the bike powder...
12-13-18, 04:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,487
Posted By cbrstar

This story might be complete bunk, but it was...

This story might be complete bunk, but it was told to me who by my friend who was a professional BMX racer...

Do you notice how the head tube seems a little bit unusually long?

Well in the...
12-13-18, 04:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,487
Posted By cbrstar

That baby is triple butted 4130! Here's the...

That baby is triple butted 4130!

Here's the catalog from 1985 if anyone is interested http://www.vintagemongoose.com/pdfs/mongoose_cat85.pdf
12-13-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17,585
Views: 2,725,864
Posted By cbrstar

I've never seen this before but what I think they...

I've never seen this before but what I think they done was instead of using the full amount of 36 spokes they used 18 heavy duty spokes, and the other half they took regular spokes bent and looped...
12-13-18, 04:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,487
Posted By cbrstar

The pedals are VP (I think the V stands for...

The pedals are VP (I think the V stands for victor?) but they were the cheap knock offs BITD though Ironically they are still in business and Suntour isn't. VP were the OEM pedals for a lot of bikes....
12-13-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,963
Posted By cbrstar

I've been here for a while now. I think this is...

I've been here for a while now. I think this is one of the more positive and better forums on the internet. I've yet to see any bashing here. Heck I've posted pink weird vintage BMX's and received...
12-13-18, 02:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,619
Posted By cbrstar

That's your site? Nice! I actually stumbled...

That's your site? Nice! I actually stumbled across your site quite a few years ago, and I actually learned a ton from it. Thank you for creating it!
12-13-18, 11:07 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,619
Posted By cbrstar

OP I understand your in Montana? If you are close...

OP I understand your in Montana? If you are close to the border there's a Canadian city called Lethbridge and for some reason they often have quite a few decent bikes. But you got to check both...
12-12-18, 04:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,619
Posted By cbrstar

Here's a few of my tips... 1) Look up if...

Here's a few of my tips...

1) Look up if there is what's called a Bicycle Co-Op near you. They can be a good source for cheap used bikes or parts.
2) Look for a bike with aluminum rims. They stop...
12-12-18, 03:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,487
Posted By cbrstar

What an awesome find! Those wheels are what...

What an awesome find! Those wheels are what Mongoose called "Pro Class" and at the time were top of the line. I actually didn't know they made them for MTB as I thought they were a BMX only thing....
Forum: Foo
12-12-18, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 938
Posted By cbrstar

He probably had someone else who was willing to...

He probably had someone else who was willing to pay more interested in it but incase the guy didn't show up he was stringing you along so he wouldn't miss out on the sale...
12-12-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 8,264
Posted By cbrstar

I know I want an Electric Bike pretty bad. Being...

I know I want an Electric Bike pretty bad. Being middle aged I'm not healthy as I used to be and quite frankly it a bit of a uphill battle for me. I just like the idea of being able to keep up with...
12-12-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17,585
Views: 2,725,864
Posted By cbrstar

lol I wonder if Reece ever knew how ironic his...

lol I wonder if Reece ever knew how ironic his last name was considering the riding position?

Now that I look at them I have to wonder what came first? Did some bike executive decide to...
12-12-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17,585
Views: 2,725,864
Posted By cbrstar

It started off as basically taking a BMX and...

It started off as basically taking a BMX and putting the handlebars forward and calling it BMX GPV. ...
12-11-18, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17,585
Views: 2,725,864
Posted By cbrstar

Believe it or not that thing is stupidly valuable...

Believe it or not that thing is stupidly valuable and collectible. There was a short period of BMX back in 80's where down hill mountain racing was considered the next greatest thing!
...
Forum: Foo
10-15-18, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 460
Posted By cbrstar

I have a BMW...Usually go about 25000 km or when...

I have a BMW...Usually go about 25000 km or when ever the little computer tells me to get a change. Never failed me yet.
Forum: BMX
10-15-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By cbrstar

Creaks can be a number of things so a few things...

Creaks can be a number of things so a few things to check.

1) Loose hubs or worn out bearings
2) Loose spokes
3) Loose crank arms or worn out crank bearings
4) Loose headset or stem

When...
Forum: BMX
09-23-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,903
Posted By cbrstar

Sounds like you want a bike to go jumping?

Sounds like you want a bike to go jumping?
Forum: Foo
09-17-18, 10:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 617
Posted By cbrstar

Here's an oldie but a goodie ...

Here's an oldie but a goodie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFlBJ1xZK10
Forum: Foo
09-14-18, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By cbrstar

But that's lady Gaga, so don't you mean future...

But that's lady Gaga, so don't you mean future husband?
Forum: Foo
09-13-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 705
Posted By cbrstar

There corporate slogan used to literally be...

There corporate slogan used to literally be "We're not evil" lol
Forum: Foo
09-08-18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 617
Posted By cbrstar

Here's something new and a little weird ...

Here's something new and a little weird

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQGwjhDANVA
09-05-18, 01:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,899
Posted By cbrstar

I'm not sure with BMX's I have found where for...

I'm not sure with BMX's I have found where for some reason one to two bearing will be extremely shot like half the bearing is flattened and worn down, but all the rest still seem to be in spec. I'm...
09-05-18, 11:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,230
Posted By cbrstar

In the vintage BMX scene there is uber obsessed...

In the vintage BMX scene there is uber obsessed guys with "era correct" which means they go as far as to make sure the break cables are the exact same date and matching to when the bike was...
09-05-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,899
Posted By cbrstar

As I collect vintage BMX's I have seen some of...

As I collect vintage BMX's I have seen some of the worst wear possible. For me the struggle isn't replacing bearings but cones. Personally though I might be weird but I do use the original bearings...
09-04-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By cbrstar

You need a polished non marking hammer and you...

You need a polished non marking hammer and you have to hammer them flat again.
09-04-18, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By cbrstar

Is that frame Carbon Fiber? I would take a coin a...

Is that frame Carbon Fiber? I would take a coin a tap the tube and listen if it makes a tink or a thud noise. If it's a thud then you have problems.

Also here in Canada if you leave your bike...
Forum: BMX
09-04-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,354
Posted By cbrstar

IMHO pump tracks are more designed for full...

IMHO pump tracks are more designed for full suspension MTB's hence the pumping motion to create momentum. To me it sounds like you need more a bike that fits your lifestyle needs being fitness and...
09-01-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 640
Posted By cbrstar

I'm not sure if this will help...

I'm not sure if this will help https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/coaster-hub-overhaul-pedal-brake-hub

But also if you google coaster brake diagram there's quite a few on the internet
...
08-31-18, 03:56 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,531
Posted By cbrstar

That's a good point. Holland has extremely good...

That's a good point. Holland has extremely good bicycle infrastructure, and there seems to be less extreme cycling. I kinda wonder in parts of the world if mandatory helmet laws are in place because...
08-31-18, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 640
Posted By cbrstar

Well without pics this is going to be tough as...

Well without pics this is going to be tough as there are many different types of hubs.

Here's a pic of a modern BMX hub I found on google, hopefully it will help.
...
08-31-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,531
Posted By cbrstar

Ahh sorry I misread, I thought you had gotten a...

Ahh sorry I misread, I thought you had gotten a helmet then proceeded to have two spills
08-31-18, 11:15 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,531
Posted By cbrstar

The Dutch also have the lowest amount of cycling...

The Dutch also have the lowest amount of cycling head injury's in all first class countries.
08-30-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,871
Posted By cbrstar

The idea of bike lanes/paths is to prevent...

The idea of bike lanes/paths is to prevent impedance of traffic and reduce accidents. So if a pedestrians are impeding bicycle traffic and potentially causing accidents then why shouldn't they be...
08-30-18, 02:26 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,531
Posted By cbrstar

Just out of curiosity did you replace your helmet...

Just out of curiosity did you replace your helmet each time? Bicycle helmets are only good for one impact.
08-30-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,871
Posted By cbrstar

In certain high congestion area's I don't see why...

In certain high congestion area's I don't see why pedestrians shouldn't get jay walking tickets on bike paths.
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