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#51 2012-10-02 5:42pm

Ty666
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Re: Be proud of heavy metal / low end bikes

Roy Munson wrote:

That standard deserves some 3 pc cranks and a good wheelset

got it like that sold it .it was a 21.5 way to big for me

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#52 2017-05-30 9:39am

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Re: Be proud of heavy metal / low end bikes

cool

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#53 2017-05-30 9:57am

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Re: Be proud of heavy metal / low end bikes

Got almost nothin in this,  rides great,  the GT bars make it ride better than it should. 
Beat it, bang on it, loan it out.  Down for a rear axle currently.   Need to grab one on the next bike shop order.

Not near as heavy as some of the mid schools.   I passed recently on a very inexpensive Vegas 415 with triple wall 48's - too heavy.

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/236303/20161219_11415658582132a5_blowup592da4122a.jpg

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#54 2017-05-30 10:51am

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Re: Be proud of heavy metal / low end bikes

Here's a couple of mine, Haro backtrail x24 and '94 Dyno compe are the heavy weights. The low end model is a 1989 mongoose m1 high ten f/f setup kinda NS with 28/10 gearing.

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/239914/img_0150592db0de0d.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/239914/img_0298592db0ddea.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/239914/img_0295592db0de37.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/239914/img_0606592db0de36.jpg


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#55 2017-05-31 11:10am

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Re: Be proud of heavy metal / low end bikes

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/200821/image592f06d038.jpg

My Panzer from Walmart. Got this free from a neighbor. It is HEAVY! But I kind of like the ride now and again.

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#56 2017-05-31 7:15pm

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Re: Be proud of heavy metal / low end bikes

1999 Haro Supra DLX for less than a tenner at the local thrift shop a few years ago:

http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff493/randolphcarter2112/20140903_222527_zpsd8e1ed11.jpg


Since swapped out the Alex / Megahub wheelset for a set of Alienation 440 double wall 48h rims laced to Formula hubs. Put a Gyro on it and gave it to a neighbor kid.


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