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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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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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What are the advantages of investment casting?

I'm starting to see more and more frames using investment casting for head tubes, drop outs, seat tubes, etc. Such as the new WTP c.r.e.a.m. frame . It looks nice, but I'm suspect on how much more ...
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I need to identify what kind of bike I have

I need to find out what kind of bike I have. I just got it, it seems nice; I just need to know what it is.
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What kind of 24 inch bmx is this?

I have a 24 inch bmx and have no clue what it is. I need help please!!!
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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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Why is BMX gearing so low

I was watching the BMX racing on the 2012 Olympics and the gearing seems incredibly low. About half way down the start ramp they are already going too fast to keep pedalling and they barely seem to be ...
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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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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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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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Do half link chains work on any bike and what is their purpose?

Do half link chains work on any bike? What is the purpose of a half link chain? I've noticed that only BMXers and DJers use them, and that leads me to believe there is a technical reason behind ...
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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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How many freewheel thread sizes are there?

I'm buying new freewheel and noticed that not every freewheel can be screwed onto my hub because they have different thread sizes. For example: I've found the following thread size specifications: ...
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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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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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What is this BMX brand logo?

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

I got this from a buddy and he said he thought it was a GT but I couldn't find anything that looks similar. There are no markings or anything on the frame.
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I'd like to know what kind of bmx bike I have

I got this frame in an old pile of junk ,can you please let me know what kind it it t/y
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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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My crank slips I think

I've got a 2015 premium bmx. When I start to pedal, the left crank kinda slips, if that doesn't make sense, let me siimplify it. When I pedal, it's like it doesn't grab the chain or something, like it ...
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Can you identify this bike/frame?

Hello though this might be a good place to ask this.anyone knows this bike?
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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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BMX gearing - for road / commuting

I have a 2010 Haro Pro Race, which I bought for commuting and general tomfoolery. I commute on it 2 miles a day, and I want to be able to go faster by changing the current single-speed gearing ratio. ...
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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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I bought a used 20 inch bmx bike from bike shop but no one has any idea of the brand

Could someone help me narrow this down? I bought a new-used bike from local bike shop in Sacramento, California, USA. I do not know what brand it is and so were the bike shop. There are no stickers ...
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Is there such a thing as a 25mm crank puller?

I have a BMX with a Primo Pro crank on it that I need to remove. The thread in the crank arms that the crank puller would normally screw into has 25mm diameter but I only seem to be able to find 22mm ...
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Is it possible to use BMX steerer (stem+handlebars) on fork on folding bicycle?

II want to replace my folding bike's steerer with a BMX setup. I've been told by a bike shop that it is not possible because the steerer tube protrudes 10 cm higher than the frame tube.
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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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Are there any tricks to make "U brake" stronger?

I rebuilt a kids bike. I had the wheelset and calliper/U-brake replaced. Parts that I used are not cheap parts, lets say its more of mid range parts for BMX, normally made of alloy. I made sure the ...
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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 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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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 ...