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PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2007 6:51 pm 
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Just bought my son his first BMX and I want to relive my youth and show him how its done. I realise I'm taller and a little heavier so I need your advice. My build is medium and my height is 5' 11". What recommendations can you make regarding wheel size, frame size. make and model. Cheers.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2007 8:10 pm 
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I'm 5'11 dude, but only a measly 11 stone but ride pretty comfortably - I've seen all sorts of shapes and sizes riding them - you can make adjustments according to your size.

I'd say 20" wheel size - standard BMX - or a 24" cruiser - you can get some real nice old school cruisers in good nick still.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 09, 2008 1:40 am 
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Definitely get a 24" cruiser I reckon..Or even something like a newish 26" cruiser such as a OM flyer or similar? I'm a similar height and must say that I feel a bit of a plum riding 20 inch wheels these days :oops:

I'm halfway to getting the bits for the floval flyer I'm finishing. Should be great for the spring :)


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 09, 2008 4:40 pm 
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I agree with mynchiboy on the OM FLYER. I have an 08 and absolutely love it. I am 6'0 and weigh 265 pounds. The thing is super stiff and responds very well.


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