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New BASIC Bottom Brackets Are In!

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We just received our new polished 28TPI Bottom Brackets specifically designed for Redline DD Spindles. We use precision sealed bearings, aircraft quality aluminum and stainless steel to make your drive train spin smoothly. Get rid of that old loose ball bb you've been using and upgrade to this sweet unit! Get yours here:

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Skyway Tuff Wheels Restoration

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So a friend of mine saw pics of some blue Tuff Wheels I restored bitd and asked if I could help with a couple of pairs he had. Here's a link to those pics: https://www.facebook.com/groups/482095775319071/permalink/874226572772654/ He dropped off a pair of yellow and red Tuff's that had some serious aging issues along with one being totally spray bombed. Just looking at these things I knew my work was cut out for me! I had to get them cleaned up to evaluate and see what I was working with. I started by disassembling them using my cone wrenched, axle vise and freewheel...

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Hutch Pro Racer - BMX Rebuild and Restore 05

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Welcome back!!! Thank you for checking out my blog, hope you enjoy the final installment of the Hutch Pro Racer build and share it to help others that are restoring their projects. If you missed the frame, fork and handlebar prep, you can check it out here. It has been a super busy few months with lots of hurdles, pitfalls and accomplishments. Between making parts for production, restoring a friends old Skyway mags and dabbling with ideas for this build, I’m surprised I was able to finish it in time for the Rockford Vintage BMX Show and Swap. If you're in town for this,...

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Who's Nuts? Deez Nuts! New BASIC Aluminum Axle Nuts Are In!

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We just received our brightly anodized 7075-T6 aircraft aluminum axle nuts. They will help keep your whip looking fresh and clean up those knarly axle ends sticking out. They come in Red, Blue, Gold, Black and Silver and for 3/8-26TPI axles only.   Get your's here:

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AME BMX Grip Restoration

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While I'm machining the parts I need to finish the Hutch Pro Racer restoration I thought I'd clean up an old dirty pair of grips I found at a swap meet. Here are the before pics: From here I filled up a mixing bowl with some Oxyclean and warm water. I wasn't sure how well using just the Oxyclean would work, but the gunk started coming off nicely. I was surprised at how well, so I kept scrubbing and rinsing. Here are the final results: There was still a little yellowing and minor dirt but, I these will be great...

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