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BMX is a style of off-road bicycles used for racing and stunt riding. It also refers to the sport itself.

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Why are my BMX brake pads not performing?

This is a ten-year-old Felt "Vault" BMX. I'm old but new to actually building BMX bikes. I bought it used for fifty USD right out of a garage and immediately noticed the slow stopping of ...
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Need help identifying my Haro BMX by serial number

I have Haro chrome BMX that has serial numbers k50iy004329 can anyone tell me what year make and model this is.
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I have a BMX frame and I'm trying to identify by the VIN number [duplicate]

The VIN number is h b l y j e e 0 0 5 9 and then it goes b l – 2552 and then another part of it in dark dark 020 trying to find out what frame this is
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Could anyone help me with the make and model of my bmx please

I got this bmx from a house clearance couple years ago. It never came with any brakes and now I'm trying to source a brake kit for it so I can restore it for my son. It has codes on the bottom but ...
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can someone id this bmx frame stamp please

I'd like to really know what this bike is trying to start getting back on the road again but need to know what im building
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Can anyone help identify this BMX??... please

I got this bike but of a dumpster at a hotel, my guess is the owner had a room but never came back, so the hotel owners threw it out along with other stuff. It stuck out to me because of the x on the ...
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What does this emblem mean?

Does anyone know ow what kind of bike this is all I have is the emblem stamped
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GT Dyno BMX bike Somebody please tell me what year amd model it is

I have a chrome Dyno in my garage and am wondering if anyone can help me identify the year and what kind of Dyno specifically it is. The serial number reads KG1JO6869. From the things I've read on the ...
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Choosing a gear ratio on 20" vs 24" BMX that creates the same "feel"

I am trying to create a formula to get the right gearing on my two BMX bikes. On my 24" Cruiser I have a 40/16, 40 tooth front and 16 tooth rear cog. The chart says that is a 60, and 188.5 roll-...
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What BMX frame did I find? [closed]

it has HH so I'm assuming Haro the number on the bike is as follows F2W7GO586 if you can tell me what I have and what its possibly worth
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Best way to clean powder coat overspray

I have a BMX frame that has overspray from a powder coating job on one of the v-brake posts, impeding the rotation of the arm back to the original position. Assuming the idea would be to gently sand ...
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What handle bars are these

I have handlebars with "PZ & company" stamped on them and I can't find any thing on them
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I can not identify my bike and these serial numbers can you help.? [duplicate]

I can not identify my bike and these serial numbers are not pulling up anything SNACY 12H11569 can anyone help me find the name of this bike frame ?
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Can I put pegs on any bike?

I'm back, again. I'm buying a BMX bike, its a 2021 Kink Gap XL. I wanna put pegs on it, because it doesn't have pegs, and a lot of the tricks I wanna learn require pegs. So, if I buy this bike, will I ...
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do all diamondback bmx bikes have a serial number on them?

I have a diamondback bmx and am sure it is authentic however it doesn't have a serial number anywhere on the frame and certainly not where you would expect it to be ( between where the arm and the ...
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Dirt jumps with wood

I am looking to build a dirt jump track and after realizing how much dirt is really required for a proper jump I am exploring using a wood frame to pile dirt on top of to reduce the need for dirt. I ...
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Can someone help I don't know brand of bike mine is?

Hi I don't now what kind of bike or logo please help thank you.
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Name of colour of paint on Kink Volte BMX

I am looking for the color name for restoration on my kink volte? serial # aca10e001651 Any ideas would help. I'm hitting a brick wall with google.
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Need help with BMX Frame logo stamping

I need help with this logo, I cannot find any clear answers... The frame is aluminum, the rear dropouts have this logo stamped and the bottom bracket does have two sets of serial numbers.
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I can't identify my bike... Serial number ACM05F006119 20 inch bmx?

Help me identify my bike please. I have a 20 inch aluminum BMX bike with the serial number ACM05F006110 I believe from the 80s?
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Need help to identify a bmx

I have come across a bmx that was trashed, it looks like a good quality bike and I would like to restore it and wanted to find out if it's worth restoring or not, it still has stickers on it which ...
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Trying to identify this bike

Not sure if it was a good purchase? I have looked around the internet trying to find a similar badge but no luck. Here is a pic. Thanks for looking.
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What is this BMX?

I got this bike from a friend for free. I was wondering what brand could this bike be? Has Quando Hubs, Odyssey Pedals, Kenda Tires but no logo on the actual body itself.
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Can anyone identify my early 90s BMX

This BMX is around 25-30 years old, I had it as a kid and was always respraying and changing parts (easy to remove parts, mainly seats and brakes) It eventually was left to rust in the shed until, ...
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What bmx logo is this please?

I was told it was an American rally but have been unable to find anything of that make. It was originally in chrome and has for some reason V brake lugs at the back.
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What is this chrome BMX?

]1 Serial #236777. Lots of GT components. Blue plastic rims. Probably the original tires.
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Has a BMX bike ever been transformed for touring?

BMX frames are notoriously small and nimble for acrobatics. I was curious if the same frames and the same 20" wheel bikes were ever used for touring. Obviously the single-gear and the low-seat ...
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BMX pedal thread pitch

I found a bmx in the garbage and fixed it up but when went to replace the pedals bought the wrong size. I'm wondering if someone can help me out. I was testing the old thread in my socket set an it ...
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How old is too old for aggressive cycling?

Downhill, freeride, dirt jumping, BMX. Am I too old for complete experience of these styles at 28 ? Have no prior experience, but think to jump in. I did extensive reading on this topic, forums, blogs ...
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Turn bmx bike to 3 gear

I have a 29” S.E Big Ripper And I want to add 2-3 gears on it to ride hills . I don’t want to buy another bike but would like some ease in my older age .
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Why does my brake housing keep breaking

Okay so i have standard "Bmx U" brakes. I've noticed the inner housing is passing the little stopper that is on the housing. (They were all new housings and this is my second housing this ...
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I have a bicycle frame that is not stamped and I can't figure out how to identify the brand of it [duplicate]

Serial number EY121000136 it's a 20 inch bmx bicycle
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How can I not break my sprocket next time

My sprocket was doing loud noises and when I looked at it, it looks like this https://imgur.com/gallery/kcISjFd I bought a new sprocket but I want to know, what can I do to avoid these types of ...
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Bicycle chainring dropping/ making a click sound. Help! [duplicate]

My bike is a bit dirty but can someone explain whats happening and a possible fix for this issue? a video with the issue on imgur
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What BMX Frame Do I Have? [duplicate]

Restoring a BMX i got maybe in '96-'97. I bought it off a friend and its a chromoly frame and has the serial number stamp on the front head tube on the frame (0950921035). It looks "close" to an '85 ...
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Meerkat H1 General BMX

I have a bike on which I’m looking for information. Serial number is T80409c3 I believe. Has been stored in a garage and has all original parts minus the kickstand that was aftermarket. I believe it ...
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I got this sitting in my garage for a few years now I was just trying to clean some stuff out trying to figure out what they're worth [closed]

I had the serial number and UPC I'm going to attach a photo as well. If anyone could help me out I would greatly appreciate it if it's a decent bike I can just give it to my son after I fix it up a ...
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What BMX wheel size do I need?

Alright so I’m confused on wheel sizes on a BMX. I just bought a BMX frame and it came with the front forks and wheel and tire, but it needs a rear wheel and tire. The tire on the front is 20inches ...
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Can anyone tell me what bike logo this is? Cant seem to find it

Help!!! Please and thank you.!
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Identify BMX Bike

I have an old BMX that I don't know. I have serial numbers on the frame at the rear of the bike where the rear tire mounts. The only identifiers I have for this bike are the serial numbers on the ...
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Inner tube size and can you feel the slime in inner tubes?

I have a bmx bike with the tire size being 20" x 2.4. Will a 20" x 1.5- 2.125 fit or should I get a 20" x 1.7 - 2.25 instead. If I get a slime inner tube will it be noticable on the weight or just a ...
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Help identify BMX please - possibly 80s or early 90s

I recently picked up this old BMX bike for AU$5 at a garage sale. I was originally only interested in the Skyway Turbo Disc chain wheel, but decided I would strip the whole thing and give it a new ...
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Anyone know what brand this emblem is from?

I am curious to know if this is a custom head badge or if it is a stock emblem. searched the images on head badge sites but no luck. I even uploaded image to search by image engines and no correct ...
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Will 20 inch BMX wheels fit a folding bike (with 20 inch wheels)?

I'm renovating a folding bike with 20 inch wheels and want to replace the wheels. Will BMX wheels fit ? EDIT 22-Feb-2020: 10mm BMX wheels dropped straight in with no mods. The BMX freewheel was ...
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help me identify/find more info about bmx forks with this symbol - &

Trying to find out as much as I can about these forks and the logo. Originally the forks were grey and had a big sticker of this symbol ( & ) on one side. As you can see in the picture there is a ...
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What bmx logo brand is this?

What bmx logo brand is this ? It has a lower case b or upside down p and a right-side up p in the shape of a rocket.
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No resistance when pedalling on BMX

When I’m pedalling on my BMX it has no resistance - it feels like a mountain bike in low gear. Does anyone know how to fix it?
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BMX bike brand frame

Can you help to tell me what this frame is
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What brand of frame has a star cutout behind the seat?

What bmx bike has a star cut-out just behind the seat? sealed bb.
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Deformed handlebar

My problems with this bar started with it slipping every time I jumped or yanked the bars back. So I had to tighten the screws frequently. Tightening probably caused it to deform and become oval shape ...
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