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Offline FlatlandBilly

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Broke my A Bad Thing.
« on: February 04, 2014, 09:38:38 PM »
Broke my A Bad Thing so I got a St. Martin Footjam 2014 :D

Attempted to weld it up but didn't hold up, so I gave up and wanted a stronger Frame :)

Just made a quick video on Sunday for fun :


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« Last Edit: February 04, 2014, 09:42:42 PM by FlatlandBilly »

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Re: Broke my A Bad Thing.
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2014, 10:10:34 PM »
Did it crack over time or did the tube snap all at once? That's what engineer would call catastrophic failure. Did they warranty it? 


Nice riding, but why are you wearing what looks like wrestling headgear? 

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Offline xsjadorider

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Re: Broke my A Bad Thing.
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2014, 01:08:15 AM »
awesome bike, edit, and style man!! :)

Offline FlatlandBilly

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Re: Broke my A Bad Thing.
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2014, 06:04:09 AM »
Did it crack over time or did the tube snap all at once? That's what engineer would call catastrophic failure. Did they warranty it? 


Nice riding, but why are you wearing what looks like wrestling headgear? 

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I got the frame of someone on GF, I was riding to a spot one day and just saw it snapped:(

Haha its just a beanie and headphones :)

Offline FlatlandBilly

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Re: Broke my A Bad Thing.
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2014, 06:06:10 AM »
awesome bike, edit, and style man!! :)


Thanks :) Really like the frame feels nice and strong and I always wanted a chrome bike hehe.

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Re: Broke my A Bad Thing.
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2014, 06:37:00 AM »
You shoulda got a cheaper frame bro so you coulda got a new pair a shoes too.  :P

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Re: Broke my A Bad Thing.
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2014, 09:08:27 AM »
You shoulda got a cheaper frame bro so you coulda got a new pair a shoes too.  :P



Haha yeah didnt think about that ^^

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Re: Broke my A Bad Thing.
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2014, 06:00:13 PM »
so you broke a badly made frame trendy frame and bought a badly made trendy frame. kudos.

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Re: Broke my A Bad Thing.
« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2014, 06:53:41 PM »
so you broke a badly made frame trendy frame and bought a badly made trendy frame. kudos.


Why do you know its a badly made frame ?

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Re: Broke my A Bad Thing.
« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2014, 08:57:58 PM »
I've never seen a St Martin with anything that could be remotely described as "good" build quality.

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Re: Broke my A Bad Thing.
« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2014, 09:10:43 PM »
I've never seen a St Martin with anything that could be remotely described as "good" build quality.

Tell me whats not good about the build quality ? Be more specific.

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Re: Broke my A Bad Thing.
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2014, 01:01:49 AM »
was the ABT the slim fit one?

Offline Flatgod

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Re: Broke my A Bad Thing.
« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2014, 04:07:12 AM »
I've never seen a St Martin with anything that could be remotely described as "good" build quality.

Tell me whats not good about the build quality ? Be more specific.

I for one have never seen a St. Martin frame with a bridge between the chain stays for at least as far as I can remember. Whenever I look at Flatland Fuel, the pictures always have this part of the frame obscured -- perhaps intentionally. I don't know if they're still making their frames like this, but I would NEVER buy a frame without this critical feature.

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Re: Broke my A Bad Thing.
« Reply #13 on: February 06, 2014, 05:45:55 AM »
I've never seen a St Martin with anything that could be remotely described as "good" build quality.

Tell me whats not good about the build quality ? Be more specific.

I for one have never seen a St. Martin frame with a bridge between the chain stays for at least as far as I can remember. Whenever I look at Flatland Fuel, the pictures always have this part of the frame obscured -- perhaps intentionally. I don't know if they're still making their frames like this, but I would NEVER buy a frame without this critical feature.


Yeah I noticed that there is only one bridge, two would be better. But I believe its strong enough for my riding :)

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Re: Broke my A Bad Thing.
« Reply #14 on: February 06, 2014, 06:17:21 AM »
I've never seen a St Martin with anything that could be remotely described as "good" build quality.

Tell me whats not good about the build quality ? Be more specific.

I for one have never seen a St. Martin frame with a bridge between the chain stays for at least as far as I can remember. Whenever I look at Flatland Fuel, the pictures always have this part of the frame obscured -- perhaps intentionally. I don't know if they're still making their frames like this, but I would NEVER buy a frame without this critical feature.

I was going to say this but I've seen some really sh*tty welds on their frames as well. It might be strong enough for your riding, but your riding will hopefully evolve beyond some more basic tricks and that's when you want the strength.