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07-28-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 622
Posted By 50voltphantom

Tubeless tape is better. Period. I used Velox for...

Tubeless tape is better. Period. I used Velox for years, but tubeless tape stays in place, won't absorb water, lighter, better in every way.
05-24-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By 50voltphantom

White Industries freewheels don't have the best...

White Industries freewheels don't have the best tooth wear characteristics. It's probably a symptom of worn teeth+new chain as Rolla said. It will lessen as the new chain wears in.
04-26-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,668
Posted By 50voltphantom

H Plus Son Archetypes are great rims. For my SSCX...

H Plus Son Archetypes are great rims. For my SSCX bike I have three sets of wheels with DT Swiss R460's laced to Surly rear hubs and whatever nice QR front hub I found at the time (White Industries,...
04-06-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24,578
Views: 2,400,866
Posted By 50voltphantom

^Same. Had to swing by to post pics of my SSCX...

^Same. Had to swing by to post pics of my SSCX because new parts. Also my favorite bike I own.
04-04-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,709
Posted By 50voltphantom

I always tell people its racing road bikes...

I always tell people its racing road bikes off-road. Not as rocky or rooty as a MTB course, but with it's own set of unique challenges and takes place in all types of weather. ....and it's waaaaaaay...
04-04-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5,233
Views: 3,680,491
Posted By 50voltphantom

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04-04-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,183
Posted By 50voltphantom

I cannot overstate how well this bike rides...

I cannot overstate how well this bike rides off-road.
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07-16-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By 50voltphantom

Lots of good points here. Pad toe-in is key....

Lots of good points here.

Pad toe-in is key. Additionally, pay attention to make sure the pivot-to-pad distances are as identical as possible so both arms are equidistant to the rim and the face...
07-16-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By 50voltphantom

28h rear disc build, 3xDS/2xNDS

Looking to build a 2nd set of wheels for my CX bike. The first pair I built using the same brand of hub and rim, laced 32h 3x, resulted in 2mm of clearance between the NDS spokes and the rear disc...
07-15-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,545
Posted By 50voltphantom

I'll be registering for all three days of Jingle...

I'll be registering for all three days of Jingle pretty soon here. Gonna build another set of wheels for my Crockett first
07-09-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,545
Posted By 50voltphantom

That's what I'm talking about!!

That's what I'm talking about!!
07-06-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,376
Posted By 50voltphantom

New whip who dis ...

New whip who dis
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07-06-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 88,466
Posted By 50voltphantom

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06-07-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,545
Posted By 50voltphantom

2021/22 cx hype thread

Plan your season. Get your bike(s)/gear/tools dialed. Do some remounts once a week. Cross is coming.
05-10-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5,233
Views: 3,680,491
Posted By 50voltphantom

Getting acquainted. Rides waaaay different than...

Getting acquainted. Rides waaaay different than my steel SS.
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02-15-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,376
Posted By 50voltphantom

After a 34 deg ride in February. Needs a fresh...

After a 34 deg ride in February. Needs a fresh seatpost. I've replaced every single part on this bike besides the lower headset bearing and derailleur hanger since I got it. No regrets. Will probably...
12-14-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 123,369
Posted By 50voltphantom

^Hot damn, you win.

^Hot damn, you win.
12-10-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 123,369
Posted By 50voltphantom

I dropped a 12" crescent wrench on the TT of my...

I dropped a 12" crescent wrench on the TT of my cross bike while I was building it. Good times :lol: at least it didn't dent it.
12-08-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 706,713
Posted By 50voltphantom

Awesome. Low flange Phil's look so great. Those...

Awesome. Low flange Phil's look so great. Those bombproof axles aren't light. I miss my Phil wheelset so bad, $#^&$%^ thieves.
Forum: BMX
12-07-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,919
Posted By 50voltphantom

Waaaay late to the party, but Elf made great...

Waaaay late to the party, but Elf made great racing frames. High quality brand.
12-07-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 706,713
Posted By 50voltphantom

Looks sick. Imma need details on that wheelset...

Looks sick. Imma need details on that wheelset...
12-03-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 123,369
Posted By 50voltphantom

Thanks man, I appreciate it. Factory color was...

Thanks man, I appreciate it. Factory color was called Green Beret.
12-01-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24,578
Views: 2,400,866
Posted By 50voltphantom

Decided I'm still all-in on my steel canti...

Decided I'm still all-in on my steel canti track-spaced sscx rig for next year and am going to build a third set of wheels whether I need them or not, because it's fun. 24h 2X/32h 3X, Stans Neo front...
12-01-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 706,713
Posted By 50voltphantom

120x0 EA90 stem upgrade from an equally nice...

120x0 EA90 stem upgrade from an equally nice Ritchey WCS Trail 110x0 stem. Brought the bars up a smidge and my saddle forward 10mm, lighter too. Feels great, very happy with it....
12-01-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 123,369
Posted By 50voltphantom

New stem, nice weather, no agenda, and a dry...

New stem, nice weather, no agenda, and a dry creek bed.

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12-01-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5,233
Views: 3,680,491
Posted By 50voltphantom

This looks like a crew I'd roll with. I want a...

This looks like a crew I'd roll with. I want a Ritchey so bad.
11-10-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5,233
Views: 3,680,491
Posted By 50voltphantom

The Fredward has 120mm rear spacing, so you're...

The Fredward has 120mm rear spacing, so you're pretty well locked-in with that frame. That said, I built it up specifically as a SSCX rig and have no regrets.
11-10-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5,233
Views: 3,680,491
Posted By 50voltphantom

Its a great riding bike. They really nailed the...

Its a great riding bike. They really nailed the handling in my opinion. Been riding it for over 3 years now.
09-10-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5,233
Views: 3,680,491
Posted By 50voltphantom

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09-10-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,210
Posted By 50voltphantom

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09-10-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 123,369
Posted By 50voltphantom

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08-17-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 732,830
Posted By 50voltphantom

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08-03-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By 50voltphantom

I'm gonna say yes. WOUT!!!!!

I'm gonna say yes. WOUT!!!!!
07-02-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,446
Posted By 50voltphantom

Additionally, you can take on silly racing...

Additionally, you can take on silly racing adjacent projects like a mount that allows me to fit my bike (sans wheels) in the back of my Mazda in a tidy fashion.
07-02-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,446
Posted By 50voltphantom

Its looking like we'll have a handful of races in...

Its looking like we'll have a handful of races in SE South Dakota. Between now and then there's some gravel and MTB races that are on the calendar.

As far as motivation to stay fit (other than...
06-18-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 51,505
Posted By 50voltphantom

Huffy Flower Power Banana Seat Huffy gray 'BMX'...

Huffy Flower Power Banana Seat
Huffy gray 'BMX' bike
Redline 600a chrome
Brackens Pro chrome
Powerlite P19 chrome
Elf Double Cross cruiser (won it in a contest, frame only, sold for racing...
05-28-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 123,369
Posted By 50voltphantom

Sorry for spamming. New fork, new pic. ...

Sorry for spamming. New fork, new pic.
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05-27-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5,233
Views: 3,680,491
Posted By 50voltphantom

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05-27-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5,233
Views: 3,680,491
Posted By 50voltphantom

You scored big time. Always wanted one of those.

You scored big time. Always wanted one of those.
05-27-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 123,369
Posted By 50voltphantom

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05-20-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,819
Posted By 50voltphantom

Archetypes are great rims. I just built my 2nd...

Archetypes are great rims. I just built my 2nd set of wheels with them. Like EnzoRWD said, I'm sure the Hydra is every bit as nice.
05-20-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,304
Posted By 50voltphantom

What are these, photos for ants?

What are these, photos for ants?
05-04-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 123,369
Posted By 50voltphantom

That is the cleanest threadless conversion I've...

That is the cleanest threadless conversion I've ever seen.
05-04-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,678
Posted By 50voltphantom

You can get a complete All-City Super...

You can get a complete All-City Super Professional with clearance for 45's for 1299
05-04-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By 50voltphantom

Nice! Keep us posted.

Nice! Keep us posted.
05-01-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By 50voltphantom

It's not an issue on single speed drivetrains as...

It's not an issue on single speed drivetrains as long as your chainline is decent.
05-01-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,766
Posted By 50voltphantom

14T freewheels will only fit on flip-flop bmx...

14T freewheels will only fit on flip-flop bmx hubs, which have 110mm spacing.
04-29-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 706,713
Posted By 50voltphantom

I thought they were going to be hard to install...

I thought they were going to be hard to install too, but I had absolutely zero problems mounting them to those rims, no drama whatsoever. Based on looks alone I'm in love.


Oh and I just bought a...
04-29-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 123,369
Posted By 50voltphantom

That a 57? If you ever think of selling it, I...

That a 57? If you ever think of selling it, I might be your guy...
04-28-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 123,369
Posted By 50voltphantom

Thanks. Tires are for CX racing only Might not...

Thanks. Tires are for CX racing only Might not even see use this year....
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