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Forum: BMX
09-24-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By acir71

Not so sure what you meant to ask, I'll assume it...

Not so sure what you meant to ask, I'll assume it has the olskool American bb. Basically you'll need a converter kit e.g. Shadow Rant kit, and a crankset of your choice. Be wary that theres 3 sizes...
Forum: BMX
09-23-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

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2017 Haro Master Flatland frame...
Forum: BMX
09-23-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Good to know that health issues been sorted out!...

Good to know that health issues been sorted out! And a progress vid?!! You been busy, I don't hv Insta, but will chk it out using my daughter's. Maybe I'll get her to put up some of my riding vid...
Forum: BMX
07-24-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 963
Posted By acir71

Hi, sounded like an 8 spline crank to me. Does it...

Hi, sounded like an 8 spline crank to me. Does it has a bolt or two right next to the splines?

After you got the spline type right, need to check the spindle size; not sure abt 8 splines, but the...
Forum: BMX
05-30-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Sorry to hear that, hope you are on the right...

Sorry to hear that, hope you are on the right track to recovery. My wife's dad used to have that, he took lemongrass tea daily to help get rid of that thing, took a while tho. Not sure whether theres...
Forum: BMX
05-26-20, 04:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 776
Posted By acir71

First of of all, u need to establish the bb type;...

First of of all, u need to establish the bb type; I believe yours has a mid bb as per what I googled. Mid bbs has press in bearings; hence no 2, is the existing bearing still good, or do u need to...
Forum: BMX
05-26-20, 12:40 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Hey man, how's it going over there? What have you...

Hey man, how's it going over there? What have you been up to? I'm back on the bike after they relaxed the movement control a bit, sadly on that note tho, new cases are back in the increasing figure....
04-29-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,025
Posted By acir71

Correct me if I'm wrong, I thought the thread...

Correct me if I'm wrong, I thought the thread surface width (on the hub) for fg cog & freewheel are different? I do notice that flip flops aren't the same on both side, the fg side has a 2 tiered...
Forum: BMX
04-21-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Hey man, take a look at Terry Barentsen's '4K-...

Hey man, take a look at Terry Barentsen's '4K- Chasing everyone' vid on Youtube.. the first 2 and half mins is a very dope urban attack on bmx... got me real stoked! Not the usual mind blowing...
Forum: BMX
04-21-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

(pardon me it was my fat rhumb)

(pardon me it was my fat rhumb)
Forum: BMX
04-19-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Thanks! A big relief to know that... I was afraid...

Thanks! A big relief to know that... I was afraid it got a bit out of tune
Forum: BMX
04-17-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Oh man I feel like we hijacked the thread! Are we?

Oh man I feel like we hijacked the thread! Are we?
Forum: BMX
04-17-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 624
Posted By acir71

Looking for review on Mutant Bikes Bionic Cranks

Hi, anyone roll on these? Comments? Thanks in advance.
Forum: BMX
04-17-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Dude! You are almost there! Practice the back...

Dude! You are almost there! Practice the back roll separately, push backwards & you'll get the balance point very2 quickly. Start by holding the seat with your right hand & your left on the bar as in...
Forum: BMX
04-17-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,454
Posted By acir71

I live in an apartment; the lifts are located in...

I live in an apartment; the lifts are located in the middle of the building, with the corridor circling it. So I rode around that, concentrating on improving my fakie out of 180s & other tricks, hop...
Forum: BMX
04-16-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Good for you! Honestly, I'd go for the seat...

Good for you! Honestly, I'd go for the seat first. Seems like there's not many of its kind, better grab that before its gone. I've been there before haha. I'd really wanted the Superstar Edge9 stem...
04-13-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,461
Posted By acir71

Hv you tried BMC, Look? Alan has a nice one as...

Hv you tried BMC, Look? Alan has a nice one as well, but not sure if they are comp oriented
Forum: BMX
04-09-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Yeah they're kinda small, but kinda sick too! Nvr...

Yeah they're kinda small, but kinda sick too! Nvr mind the wet conditions, we're not suppose to ride in those lol. Thing about new parts, they keep us stoked abt riding. Have fun man, and stay safe....
Forum: BMX
04-09-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

​​​​​I run brakes on my flatland bike; some...

​​​​​I run brakes on my flatland bike; some tricks are more approachable with em. My park bike? No don't really miss em, guess it became natural after those yrs. I think my flat bike has 1.85 tires,...
03-27-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,374
Posted By acir71

Start with 48 or 47/ 18, and find your balance...

Start with 48 or 47/ 18, and find your balance from there, 1t at a time? Not sure if you can tackle the 9% climb comfortably tho. Thing is you can't go too low since there's that whole flat distance...
Forum: BMX
03-23-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Awesome choice! It has all the colours fr the bike

Awesome choice! It has all the colours fr the bike
Forum: BMX
03-21-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Hey I feel that I need to share these, just some...

Hey I feel that I need to share these, just some injury moments that maybe we all can avoid.

Once on a slippery ramp I landed seated on the rear tire and got my crotch between the tires n seat. It...
Forum: BMX
03-21-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

I had the same problem for yrs; I found out that...

I had the same problem for yrs; I found out that not necessarily we come out with a 'real clean backward riding' from a fakie, we need to be able to hop n pull while in backward motion to get out of...
Forum: BMX
03-21-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Damn! How to not go out n ride when you got that...

Damn! How to not go out n ride when you got that beauty waiting...
Forum: BMX
03-20-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

hahaa pull that fakie and show em whos daddy!!

hahaa pull that fakie and show em whos daddy!!
Forum: BMX
03-20-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

There are real light pegs out there, St Martin...

There are real light pegs out there, St Martin has some sweet ones chk it out.
Tt is 20.75. I tried my friend's 20.5 setup, it feels much better into & out of the bowls. A bit fast & aggresive? Nvr...
Forum: BMX
03-12-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

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flat sess. on the 16th flr of my apartment block...
Forum: BMX
03-12-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,542
Posted By acir71

awwwwww those cranks.... aren't they sweet......

awwwwww those cranks.... aren't they sweet......
Forum: BMX
03-11-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

I am stoked, uncle!!!!

I am stoked, uncle!!!!
Forum: BMX
03-11-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,192
Posted By acir71

I believe that spec is made for the kind of...

I believe that spec is made for the kind of riding you mentioned. Hops, curbs, 180's I think it can handle. If you are dialled they'll even survive trails and parks; but if you still need to perfect...
Forum: BMX
02-24-20, 01:33 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

I was so free at work, found an interesting FB...

I was so free at work, found an interesting FB (22inch bmx) hence was reading about those. Seems like a good no. of older riders already did or considering to migrate to that size. Very tempting!...
Forum: BMX
02-22-20, 01:24 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Wow look at that chainstay!? What is that a 12.7/...

Wow look at that chainstay!? What is that a 12.7/ 13.2"?
​​​ Really look fwd to try one just like that. Mine's a 13.75
Forum: BMX
02-12-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,542
Posted By acir71

Love it! Timeless

Love it! Timeless
Forum: BMX
02-06-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,542
Posted By acir71

Hi, you might wanna check out the SE Ripper &...

Hi, you might wanna check out the SE Ripper & Subrosa line up. I was researching about the 26incher and stumble upon these names the most. I don't own one so I can't really say anything beyond that
Forum: BMX
02-04-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Haha we are everywhere, but a bit shy and...

Haha we are everywhere, but a bit shy and illusive tho! I remember in the late 90's n early 2000, when bmx-forum was alive, nice to get in touch with bmx dads from across the globe..
Forum: BMX
02-04-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Dent was act of vandalism! I guess they were...

Dent was act of vandalism! I guess they were trying to remove the lock and take the bike. I nvr tried anything bigger than 2.1, my frame will only allow 2.2 I think. Modern tire compound are so...
Forum: BMX
01-31-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

Its a mix n match of what I can afford from...

Its a mix n match of what I can afford from around here, ordered a few from state side when our currency was better, I m in Malaysia. Now running 2008 Colony frame, plus some Odsy, Shadow n Proper...
Forum: BMX
01-26-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,460
Posted By acir71

I'm turning 49 next March; been riding park since...

I'm turning 49 next March; been riding park since 2007 with a few injury fuelled hiatus in between. Started track bike riding 4 yrs back, thinking it may divert me away from the 20" bike & the...
11-02-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By acir71

I tried quite a few Japan based online shops; the...

I tried quite a few Japan based online shops; the cost & price is quite standardized. But there is this China based online shop - TaoBao, the price for certain China manufactured items are quite...
11-01-19, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5,734
Views: 1,363,296
Posted By acir71

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My stock 2011 Mongoose Maurice FS, at the summit of Lake Garden...
10-08-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 24,563
Views: 2,239,650
Posted By acir71

I think you should try a more gradual increase,...

I think you should try a more gradual increase, say 75ish via 49/17? The more worrying part about the whole thing is the injury / knee pain that comes with the increase load, I had to learn that...
09-30-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,745
Posted By acir71

Hi, if you are no skidder & depends a lot on the...

Hi, if you are no skidder & depends a lot on the brakes, consider having rear ones as well. Front ones don't behave well in emergencies, I learnt that the hard way. They throw you over the bar.
...
09-29-19, 04:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,297
Posted By acir71

Neutral, used to watch his vids, quite...

Neutral, used to watch his vids, quite informative. If you want serious love hate thing, go watch Terry Barentsen!
09-27-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,993
Posted By acir71

If I may suggest, you might want to consider a...

If I may suggest, you might want to consider a bit of a protection 'down' there, via a nut protector commonly used by hockey goalies. We have the tendency to hit that part against the tt, stem etc.....
09-24-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,557
Posted By acir71

If you come across a pre loved Mongoose Maurice...

If you come across a pre loved Mongoose Maurice FS you might wanna try that; fits into your description nicely, weighs around 9-10kg, chromoly, mass produced cheap, build for fgfs. I don't think you...
09-24-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,993
Posted By acir71

I ride flatland bmx; I can tell you that some...

I ride flatland bmx; I can tell you that some acts are quite easy to learn given that you already have a bit of balancing ability. Through my experience, being able to ride backwards while sitting on...
09-20-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,401
Posted By acir71

Thanks, but I am actually avoiding the low no....

Thanks, but I am actually avoiding the low no. skid patches. Tires are quite costly over here :D. Oh I am brakeless
09-20-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,726
Posted By acir71

I always free my foot from the pedal strap, both...

I always free my foot from the pedal strap, both sides, before lifting one foot over the tt/ seat & standing on the pedal with the remaining foot while still in motion, allowing my weight to slow it...
09-20-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,401
Posted By acir71

I'm comfortable with 48/17 on normal commuting,...

I'm comfortable with 48/17 on normal commuting, but there is a hilly loop nearby my place that deserves a more serious attention so am thinking about trying 49/18 & maybe 44/17 (based on what I have...
09-19-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,401
Posted By acir71

Sorry I meant to say 'having more than one master...

Sorry I meant to say 'having more than one master link / removable pin'. I read somewhere that having more than one of those just increases the possibility of the chain failing while skidding - I...
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