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Forum: BMX
09-24-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Heck yeah man nice bikes!!! Good job on going...

Heck yeah man nice bikes!!! Good job on going for it!!!! I'm right there with you in the boat. Although you are doing more physical stuff than I am. Right now I'm just doing my 10-15 minute...
Forum: BMX
09-09-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

I don't know how I missed this!!! Yeah things...

I don't know how I missed this!!! Yeah things been going well. I got back on the bmx sometime in June. The ribs healed up and I got the stone out. They broke it up with a laser cuz it was stuck. I...
Forum: BMX
05-27-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Hey Man!!! Thanks for asking. It's been kind of...

Hey Man!!! Thanks for asking. It's been kind of weird weird week 10 days etc for me and doing tricks.

One thing I was working on lately was I was practicing riding in an x up. And I was getting...
Forum: BMX
04-24-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Yeah I gotta get quite a bit better before I can...

Yeah I gotta get quite a bit better before I can do any of that he's doing. My hops are 12" at best right now. I love when people hop over cones. It's so cool.

dautubevideo

Lately I've...
Forum: BMX
04-20-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

yeah. the good ones are made pretty beefy. And...

yeah. the good ones are made pretty beefy. And even some of the cheap ones. My cheap Kent Fantasy has those 48 spoke rims that even though single walled seem like they're pretty tough from all the...
Forum: BMX
04-17-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Well I worked a little bit on the fork glide...

Well I worked a little bit on the fork glide yesterday but did better the day before. I was trying to work more on the balancing on the front wheel part.... I did try a few of the spin parts but...
Forum: BMX
04-16-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Thankfully the skatepark nearest me is still...

Thankfully the skatepark nearest me is still open. I'm planning on going tomorrow. I wasn't sure but I drove by on Tuesday. I'm meeting up with a fellow bmxer and we will keep our "social...
Forum: BMX
04-13-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

I got my money back on the seat. They didn't say...

I got my money back on the seat. They didn't say why they weren't shipping. It was weird they created a label and everything. Oh well. At least I got my money back. I'm debating whether I want to put...
Forum: BMX
04-09-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Well, I bought some new tires yesterday. I...

Well, I bought some new tires yesterday. I bought them locally and not sure if I chose super wisely but we'll see how they work out after riding a while. I didn't want to order any, despite that I...
Forum: BMX
04-02-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

acir71, I think I'm gonna start learning how to...

acir71, I think I'm gonna start learning how to do some flatland tricks. I got a pony up for some pegs soon. I wanna get skinnier tires too. Do you find that you miss brakes? I see some...
Forum: BMX
03-24-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

My brother from another mother? LOL. Are you...

My brother from another mother? LOL. Are you partly Irish or English? That's my main heritage. Rea is my last name. Clark is Mother's maiden name. Both are old English names. Dad's side has a lot of...
Forum: BMX
03-23-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

I know hey? I feel like it was a total fluke or...

I know hey? I feel like it was a total fluke or a miracle that I found that color scheme. I'm just hoping it's not one of those instances where it comes and it's not what was pictured.... I mean...
Forum: BMX
03-22-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

I always wear a helmet. And I'm starting to wear...

I always wear a helmet. And I'm starting to wear knee pads more. I just got them like 2 weeks ago. So I'm getting used to them now. I don't have elbow pads but I might get some eventually. I fell the...
Forum: BMX
03-21-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

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Forum: BMX
03-20-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Yeah 2.4 (came on the bike), I keep debating...

Yeah 2.4 (came on the bike), I keep debating about if I wanna change the tires or not. They guy I bought it from gives a lot of good advice and he lives near me. He's been riding since the 80s and he...
Forum: BMX
03-20-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

I keep working on fakies but my success rate is...

I keep working on fakies but my success rate is really low. After trying a bunch of footjam fakies the other night I rode away once. I do think it was actually longer than that one in the video...
Forum: BMX
03-18-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Thank you!!! Getting there. These are the...

Thank you!!! Getting there.

These are the tricks I'm currently working on and do, some better than others.

Manuals (I find them very difficult to ride for any distance. whenever I get to...
Forum: BMX
03-13-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

https://imgur.com/IutIhv4

https://imgur.com/IutIhv4
Forum: BMX
03-13-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

I think I'm gonna need to get 4 pegs and start...

I think I'm gonna need to get 4 pegs and start learning more flatland type tricks. I didn't necessarily want to add the extra weight..... But....

What's the top tube on your bike? I kind of wish...
Forum: BMX
03-11-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Ugh, I keep posting the same picture. LOL. ...

Ugh, I keep posting the same picture. LOL. SORRY!!!

Here's a different one of the same trick. LOL.
...
Forum: BMX
03-11-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: BMX
03-11-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

https://imgur.com/M6hjZqz

https://imgur.com/M6hjZqz
Forum: BMX
02-29-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Ah cool. Well if you do any vids, post em up...

Ah cool. Well if you do any vids, post em up here!!!! We need all the traffic we can get for BMX here.
Forum: BMX
02-28-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

You wanna share your handle with me?

You wanna share your handle with me?
Forum: BMX
02-28-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Thanks man!!! If you wanna watch my progress, I...

Thanks man!!! If you wanna watch my progress, I started an Instagram page. And if you got pics or are on Instagram I'd love to follow it. Mine is SilentNightSun. Just be prepared to be unwowed. LOL....
Forum: BMX
02-27-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Thank you!!! Would be cool if I could measure...

Thank you!!! Would be cool if I could measure how high I got. But then I would just get depressed about how low it actually is. I think it MIGHT be 6" if I'm lucky.
Forum: BMX
02-24-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

I don't know why I kept saying feet for 22"ers in...

I don't know why I kept saying feet for 22"ers in my one post. Sorry about that. LOL.
Forum: BMX
02-24-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

And they say you can't teach on old dog new...

And they say you can't teach on old dog new tricks.... LOL. The stop action photo makes it look so much cooler than the video. LOL.
...
Forum: BMX
02-24-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Yeah, the chainstays are at just over 13". I'm...

Yeah, the chainstays are at just over 13". I'm not sure EXACTLY what it is. But it's close. The manufacture says it's 13.38". But it's kind of weird, if I had the axles "slammed" in the drop outs...
Forum: BMX
02-24-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Go for it!!! If I was in better health I might...

Go for it!!! If I was in better health I might get into racing too. But I've been battling lyme disease for the last 15 years and just starting to feel better. Not ready for THAT much work. LOL....
Forum: BMX
02-21-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Good question. I've not seen one but I haven't...

Good question. I've not seen one but I haven't looked too hard. There's just not a lot of participation here. Maybe there's one buried....
Forum: BMX
02-20-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

thanks! You got one to show?

thanks! You got one to show?
Forum: BMX
02-19-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Better pic: well, maybe not that much better. ....

Better pic: well, maybe not that much better. . LOL.

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Forum: BMX
02-18-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: BMX
02-18-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Just bought my first decent entry level bmx bike....

Just bought my first decent entry level bmx bike. I'm stoked. It feels really good. I got it used for 310 with an extra set of bars. It's all chromoly with 48 spline cranks and all sealed...
Forum: BMX
02-04-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Werd. We've got a few years left of doing some...

Werd. We've got a few years left of doing some activity. Might as well make the most of them!!!!!!!!!!!! I wish I would've gotten into BMX earlier in life. Although even though it's not as...
Forum: BMX
01-31-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Lookin good! That's a nasty dent on your bottom...

Lookin good! That's a nasty dent on your bottom tube. Wowz.

I'm still shopping for a proper bmx bike. Hopefully in the next month I'll have one.... My piece of junk works with little tricks...
Forum: BMX
01-27-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

What kind of bike are your riding for freestyle? ...

What kind of bike are your riding for freestyle? Got any pics?
Forum: BMX
01-26-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

https://imgur.com/UNeAzTN

https://imgur.com/UNeAzTN
Forum: BMX
01-22-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

I haven't really been posting about BMX over...

I haven't really been posting about BMX over here. There's not much going on. But glad you are riding!!!!!

...
Forum: BMX
12-09-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Ah, yeah, that would be good that I'm not.. LOL....

Ah, yeah, that would be good that I'm not.. LOL. Who knows how much time I have left to do it though. This slow stuff isn't too hard on the body though....
Forum: BMX
12-09-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Not sure what you mean. I guess I didn't rotate...

Not sure what you mean. I guess I didn't rotate them completely 180 if that's what you mean. I did better last night and can do it both ways now. I just have to change my foot position when going...
Forum: BMX
12-08-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Two nights ago I successfully did a 180 barspin...

Two nights ago I successfully did a 180 barspin and rode away. Then last night I did it 4 times. And got one on video. It's hard to see but if you watch the light you can tell.....
...
Forum: BMX
12-06-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

I successfully did a 180 degree barspin tonight...

I successfully did a 180 degree barspin tonight and didn't fall. I felt like a kid. LOL. I was like " I freaking did it" aloud. Of course no one was there to see or hear. It was not a hard trick to...
Forum: BMX
11-28-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

Yeah, I'm still learning the technique on bunny...

Yeah, I'm still learning the technique on bunny hops I'm getting there. I'm getting higher lately. Not sure how much. Need someone to take a video.

I wonder if your MTB is lighter? If you...
Forum: BMX
11-27-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

The 26" bikes are definitely more comfy for just...

The 26" bikes are definitely more comfy for just riding around casually, getting exercise and such. I've been doing tricks on mine until I get the bmx back together. I put some bmx bars on it the...
Forum: BMX
11-19-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

I joined a forum called vitalbmx and there are...

I joined a forum called vitalbmx and there are some threads of older guys like us still riding. It's been really encouraging.

I couldn't help myself and started going bunny hops on my cruiser...
Forum: BMX
09-22-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

That's a good deal. Most BMX style bikes seem to...

That's a good deal. Most BMX style bikes seem to carry a premium. Even the cheap box store ones people seem to want to get more money for them then what should be, IMHO. Like a 100 dollar BMX bike...
Forum: BMX
09-21-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

I went and looked at a really clean one yesterday...

I went and looked at a really clean one yesterday but it was a kids 16"er... darn. It was pretty cool looking and in really good shape for cheap.
Forum: BMX
09-09-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,656
Posted By 3S1M

I find myself wanting to do fishtails or break my...

I find myself wanting to do fishtails or break my rear end in the gravel. I have done it a few times on my cruiser with a coaster brake. It's fun. I don't feel like I would be into doing jumps and...
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