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I bought the a new bike at the local BMX shop but what brand is this logo? I don't have any idea.


whole bike

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    Obvious question -- did you ask the shop? – David Richerby Mar 8 '19 at 19:58
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    The logo might be based around the Greek letter psi (Ψ). Unfortunately, if you try to Google for something like "bmx psi logo", you get fifteen billion hits about how many pounds per square inch you need to inflate your tyres to... – David Richerby Mar 8 '19 at 19:59
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    Can you post more images, of the entire frame? Maybe something else can be matched. FWIW, that looks like it might be a trident. – Andrew Henle Mar 8 '19 at 20:21
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    You bought a new bike from a shop and noone knows what brand it was? Go back to the shop and ask for more information !! Read your warranty paperwork ! – Criggie Mar 8 '19 at 21:56
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    @Criggie can you remember, was that second photo of the same bike, or of a known bike for comparison? I'm not seeing that white headtube logo from second photo in the first. New answer is citing the seat clamp as evidence which it might be, but I'm not sure it is 2 photos of the same bike. Doesn't exclude unknown bike from having same features – Swifty Aug 12 '19 at 13:40
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I accidentally found the answer to this question by... listening to Judas Priest. Yep.

Here's a picture of Judas Priest "Painkiller" album cover:

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You can see the exact same "double fork" imagery, which reminded me of this question I read months ago (it's actually a common logo they use, not just on that album cover).

It turns out a company named Amity did produce Judas Priest BMX frames. Here's that frame courtesy of VitalBMX:

https://www.vitalbmx.com/product/guide/Frames,7/Amity/Judas-Priest,4046

We can see part of the logo on the second picture (I haven't found a picture of that frame from the front):

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This is further confirmed by that integrated seat post clamp hole, that we see on the question's full view of the bike. It's not that common of a setup, so this + the partial view of the logo above means it's pretty much certain that...

The frame is an Amity Judas Priest Frame

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    Judging from OP's account activity, I doubt they will see this answer. But I'm still posting it because I can't believe I remembered that question while listening to Metal. – Fatalize Aug 11 '19 at 18:00
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    The fact that this integrated seat post clamp hole is pretty rare is what allowed the store to market it as a Total Hangover frame, because that frame is one of the very few that does have the same setup. A customer finding out that's it's actually an Amity frame is pretty unlikely (I had never heard of that brand before) – Fatalize Aug 11 '19 at 18:06
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    Ha! That's fantastic! 🤘 – David Richerby Aug 11 '19 at 18:37
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The second bike in the original post is a "Hangover" by "Total BMX" this model is the H2

enter image description here The head tube on the bike does not have the stamped logo in the first image.
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There have been several versions of the Hangover - currently on H4. The headtube always has a sticker.

I'm still looking for the stamped logo
EDIT: As Fatalize said it is an Amity Bike Co Judas Priest frame.
Amity Bike Co went out of business in 2013. Using the wayback machine to access their old site none of the pictures will load but there is a text description:

full cnc head tube with judas priest cnc logo

Here is the bike in the wild. It's listed as a 2014 Amity Priest Custom BMX.
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The cnc logo must have been peculiar to the 2013 model because the 2012 model has a different logo.
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The logo is known as the "Judas Priest cross". It first appeared on the cover of the "Sad Wings of Destiny" album in 1976. Later the symbol replaced the letter "T" in their logo on the cover of the "Angel of Retribution" album in 2005.

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  • Yes - OP never came back to clarify why the second photo was not the same bike as the first photo. Shame really, there was a lot of effort here by many different users to answer the question. – Criggie 2 days ago

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