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Offline phlat_rider

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brakes
« on: April 09, 2006, 10:46:09 AM »
who rides with brakes? is it better or worse with brakes

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Re: brakes
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2006, 11:02:06 AM »
there is no better or worse every thing youll do with your bike will be personal preference/modification.
« Last Edit: April 09, 2006, 11:04:58 AM by ido rosen »
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Offline bri (doogles)

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Re: brakes
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2006, 06:15:11 PM »
i ride brakless but i never really used them only for stopping and stopping from rolling back on tailwhips. i do like brakes i must admit but theres so much hastle with rims, brakepads, having the cables out of the way, fixing them and even having a puncher sucks having to take the pads out. there is alot off work for brakes and i just wanted to have a simple bike so i went just with the front and never really used it so i went brakless

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Re: brakes
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2006, 06:45:38 PM »
there is no better or worse every thing youll do with your bike will be personal preference/modification.

Yeah, I agree. I ride with brakes btw.
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Re: brakes
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2006, 06:13:24 PM »
i ride with only fronnt brakes
so im brakeless in the back
i like it this way as you need
back brakes for a few tricks
and you can learn them brakeless
all balls no brakes
lol
as chase would say.

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Re: brakes
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2006, 10:04:27 PM »
choose your set-up because you are comfortable with it, not because everyone else is doing it.  That said, it run no brakes since I was inspired by York.  I think I might put fronts on though
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Re: brakes
« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2006, 02:51:21 PM »
i ride brakeless..Zero offSET setUP...

front brake RULEZ...
but you know what????? having brakes on the backWheel SUCKS!!!!!lol!Ü
and zero sutUP??...yaeh..hardcore..Ü :wacko:

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Re: brakes
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2006, 11:46:50 AM »
How do i make my diatech hombre brakes better? Do i take off the rear brake? :huh:

I mean, how i make my front brakes better, and often flatlanders has only front brake, and i dont use very much rear brake, so do i take it off?
« Last Edit: May 14, 2006, 11:50:58 AM by HeQ »

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Re: brakes
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2006, 01:50:13 PM »
i ride brakeless to  ^_^

the brake get in your way when you want to do some trics  :P
so go whit no brakes :wacko:
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Re: brakes
« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2006, 07:07:59 PM »
kevin jones said:

the new schol riders or new riders tend
to go brakeless or go with no brakes in the back. that is
fine up to a point as you can learn some tricks brakeless
and no back brakes but the basics and tricks you need to
linkt other tricks together..you need to have both brakes
to feather etc...... brakeless riders and riders with no back
brake but just front brakes tend to get to a point and then
cant progress any further. this is why you see the same
trick over and over again in videos or same type of linkts
being done over and over again. the only rider who really
can go brakeless is chase gouin and he can continue to
progress ta breaking speed.

i think myself that kev is right in this and flatland has gotten
pretty stupid with this brakeless thing and no back brakes
and i have gone back to a full on brake thing to progress.

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Re: brakes
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2006, 07:53:01 PM »
i hate watching contest because i keep seeing the same thing over and over again; after one person finished run the next guy comes and its almost like its the same guy

i prefer riding for fun there is alot more originality in it
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Re: brakes
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2006, 08:14:12 PM »
 ;D Ride for Yourself  ^_^
thats the Locals said :wub:

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Re: brakes
« Reply #12 on: May 14, 2006, 10:08:59 PM »
kevin jones said:

the new schol riders or new riders tend
to go brakeless or go with no brakes in the back. that is
fine up to a point as you can learn some tricks brakeless
and no back brakes but the basics and tricks you need to
linkt other tricks together..you need to have both brakes
to feather etc...... brakeless riders and riders with no back
brake but just front brakes tend to get to a point and then
cant progress any further. this is why you see the same
trick over and over again in videos or same type of linkts
being done over and over again. the only rider who really
can go brakeless is chase gouin and he can continue to
progress ta breaking speed.

i think myself that kev is right in this and flatland has gotten
pretty stupid with this brakeless thing and no back brakes
and i have gone back to a full on brake thing to progress.


WORD :ph34r:

I'm going to put a rear brake back on my bike soon

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Re: brakes
« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2006, 07:33:15 AM »
kevin jones is the father of flatland
and really knows what he is talking about
and i agree with him and like someone else said
seeing the same old linkt or thing done in videos
is getting old for me too.

i wished more new school and new riders go back
to the setup flatland was suppose to be in
front and back brakes where you progress
past a point and not get stuck doing the same old thing
in tricks and linkts.

Offline bri (doogles)

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Re: brakes
« Reply #14 on: May 15, 2006, 08:14:08 AM »
i know what you mean. but for me i never progressed with brakes cos i could never set them up the way i wanted to and was some much hard work for me. i spending a whole day setting up the brakes and then i would get a puncher and and to take pads or or even lossen the cables to ge the wheel off. i ride brakeless and yes i do agree that tricks are all the same with hitch hickers and halfpackers and steam rollers. it will change soon enough though, with the new genoration of riders comming out