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    To be honest mate judging by your profile photo you look like a bit of a dick anyway haha
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    In the light of recent events, I thought it better to sack GETCreative off and start afresh. This is what I've been gathering with the intent of using it for that, but THIS IS NOT MY GETCreative ENTRY. I've picked up a couple more sponsors since last time - still under Tarty's wing, but now Trialtech and Jaf Bikes too! Super grateful to them. They've pieced me together what I'd consider to be my perfect bike! Happy with a lot of the lines/clips, but as a video I don't think it's as good as my past ones, so sorry about that. (I'd like to point out that the 180 off the bench at 1:50 is a front-tyre-tree-whacker. The angle/whatever doesn't really show it ) Leftovers and crashes: P.S. I know some of it's VERY BMXy, but I reckon that's the novelty of having a bike that's nice for it having yet to wear off.
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    As a young boy, Joe was completely obsessed with tractors. He had pictures of tractors all over his bedroom walls; he had tractor toys,tractor T-shirts, a tractor carpet, and duvet cover, the whole works. He ate, drank and slept tractors. On his 17th birthday he was thrilled to get an invitation to go to a tractor factory nearby and test-drive a brand new tractor. His excitement was incredible as he told his family and friends. The great day came and he went to the factory for the test-drive. Unfortunately something went terribly wrong with the tractor when Joe was driving it and it flipped over, trapping and breaking Joe's leg and fracturing his skull. He was so upset and tried to sue the tractor company for negligence. But the company would have none of it and told him there was no liability and he could get lost! You can imagine he was rather p****d off with tractors after this and vowed to shed them from his life completely and forever. All the posters came down, the toys were given away - tractors were GONE. Many years later, Joe went into a bar for a drink. Inside, the cigarette and cigar smoke was terrible but through it he saw a beautiful girl seated at the bar on her own. Tears were streaming down her face. Joe asked her what was wrong and she said that the smoke was making her eyes sting and stream with tears. With that, Joe looked around and then took a huge breath, sucking in all the smoke. He then walked outside into the car park and blew all the smoke out again. He went back into the bar where the air was now clear and sweet and sits down next to the girl. "That was amazing!" she said, "How did you do that?" "No problem", said Joe "I'm an extractor fan" Terrible stuff right there...
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    Getting a lot of questions about this and don't have time at the mo to do a video (it will probably be at least 8-10 hours work), so thought this may help: Lever top up (which is what will do the job 95% of the time, since air naturally rises to the lever): Move the lever so your lever blade is facing the sky, and ideally orientate the bike so the highest point of the piston is the bleed port (see pic). Take plastic / rubber caps off the lever body and hose. Remove little plastic bung from the lever - it has a 2.5mm allen key fitting for ease of removal but it is NOT threaded. Unscrew barbed fitting from lever body (8mm spanner) while looking down the hole you just opened - you will see a black O ring move past the hole. At this point there should be 2 threads on the barbed fitting showing. Plug an empty syringe into the hole, should be the right size to push in perfectly. Fill syringe about half way with your fluid of choice. Pull the lever back to the bars slowly, if there is air in the system you will see bubbles coming up through the fluid in the syringe. Let the lever return slowly, this will replace any air with fluid. Repeat the above two steps a few times, tapping the lever body in between to release any trapped air. Remove syringe from lever body (put something over the end to create a vacuum or you will pour fluid everywhere!). Screw barbed fitting back into the lever body, use some tissue / a rag to catch any overspill from the bleed port. The barbed fitting does NOT need to be tight as on previous versions of the brake! The O Ring you saw moving past the hole in a previous step is what does the sealing, NOT the face of the barbed fitting mating with the lever body. If you overtighten it, you will crack the lever body. Push the little plug back in, by hand is fine, it doesn't provide any function other than stopping crud getting into the bleed port. Test the brake by pulling the lever slowly - the pads should move pretty much as soon as you start pulling the lever. If they don't, read over the instructions below as you may need to do a full bleed instead. Clip all the plastic bits back on and you're done. Full bleed: Unscrew the blanking plug from the slave cylinder. 2/3rds fill a syringe / bleed pipe and screw it into the hole you just opened. Move the lever so your lever blade is facing the sky, and ideally orientate the bike so the highest point of the piston is the bleed port (see pic). Take plastic / rubber caps off the lever body and hose. Remove little plastic bung from the lever - it has a 2.5mm allen key fitting for ease of removal but it is NOT threaded. Unscrew barbed fitting from lever body (8mm spanner) while looking down the hole you just opened - you will see a black O ring move past the hole. At this point there should be 2 threads on the barbed fitting showing. Plug an empty and open (no plunger) syringe into the hole, should be the right size to push in perfectly. Push the bottom syringe plunger slowly, if there is air in the system you will see bubbles coming up into the top (open) syringe. The top syringe will fill up. Optional step: Pull the bottom syringe plunger back, sucking fluid back through the system (but not so far that the top syringe runs out), then repeat the above step while tapping the brake calipers and lever body. With the top syringe just over half full, and the bottom one nearly empty, pull the lever back to the bars slowly. If there is air left in the system you will see bubbles coming up through the open top syringe. Let the lever return slowly, this will replace any air with fluid. Repeat the above two steps a few times, tapping the lever body in between to release any trapped air. Remove syringe from lever body (put something over the end to create a vacuum or you will pour fluid everywhere!). Screw barbed fitting back into the lever body, use some tissue / a rag to catch any overspill from the bleed port. The barbed fitting does NOT need to be tight as on previous versions of the brake! The O Ring you saw moving past the hole in a previous step is what does the sealing, NOT the face of the barbed fitting mating with the lever body. If you overtighten it, you will crack the lever body. Push the little plug back in, by hand is fine, it doesn't provide any function other than stopping crud getting into the bleed port. Remove bottom syringe/pipe from the slave cylinder (you won't lose fluid / let air in since the system will provide a vacuum) and screw the blanking plug back in. Test the brake by pulling the lever slowly - the pads should move pretty much as soon as you start pulling the lever. If they don't, read over the instructions again as you may have done something incorrectly. Clip all the plastic bits back onto the lever and you're done. As you can see, it's just as easy as the previous brakes (you could argue it's even easier). Hope that helps!
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    ...and eyes, and ears, and mouth, and nose.
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    What do you do if you come across a tiger in the Jungle? Wipe it off and apologise.
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    Am I the only one thinking that I'd probably just key the surface and spray over it?
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    My company has been none profit for the last 2 years, yet I still keep it going. Makes me look cool.
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    Name: Sergey Layatin Location: Russia Age: 23 Time Riding: 5 years https://vimeo.com/46550470
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    What happened to the magic tractor? it turned into a field.
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    Welcome to the team Flipp! Awesome video as usual - everything in it was either big, cool, or both. As mentioned by email, the 'extras' in the second video would constitute most peoples bangers too. Nice work!
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    BMW drives a lot better without the MAF, looks like I will be getting a new one then.
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    Few clips from me and connah today in Leeds. Was surprised I got that first up to rear, never tried it before like!
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    It is strange how sponsorship works..
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    Hi! In Ukraine, deep in the plane is a unique place: a granite canyon and waterfalls. Present some Street-Trial photos on the nature Rider: PaWell (x@pawell.net) Photographer: 12kadrov.com Location: Ukraine
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    I have both, but was a bit of a Playstation fanboy...but honestly Xbox is probably a better option. Graphics are pretty much identical (unless it is a PS3 only release). Multi-player is 'better' as most of your mates will probably have Xboxes. Microsoft also pay top dollar to ensure they get DLC on Xbox months before PS3
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    xbox all day with a pair of turtle beach x41's and a hdmi cable
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    http://www.hackneygazette.co.uk/news/meningitis_victim_hits_out_at_nhs_privitisation_after_privately_run_practice_in_hackney_refuses_him_treatment_1_1464678 I don't have time to get into a debate but felt I should share something which I think gravely matters. We possess one of the greatest health services in the world and it's being sold off to benefit a minorities interest to the detriment of the rest of us. I rarely hear anyone discussing such a tragedy which, as I understand, hasn't been properly conveyed in much the mainstream media. This will affect all off you in some way, if not regarding your own health, through friends or family. Allowing big business to operate a health service invariably means profit over actual care. Just how insidious these plans are can be observed in the case of Virgin having bought a health care service for children in Surrey with measures for accountability removed. For instance, whistle-blowers are not offered protection for revealing shortcomings within the service and Virgin's decision making is allowed to happen behind closed doors, outside of the public purview. This is a disgrace and we're letting it happen through our ignorance, apathy and complacency.
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    Pretty cool place to ride, rode a moto trial there a week ago, and looks like some decent sections. Always a laugh, count me in for losing 100,000,000 marks!
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    This is where you´re mistaking.Stop looking at the wheelbase as something that dictates how the frame rides and focus on reach instead, that says much more about the actual feel of the frame.
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    Nope, admins are pushing for people to make more individual topics. Kills off the micro-communities that were the main reason I came on here to be honest, but never mind... USB DVD drives are cheap now, got mine for £12, but if you're really tight and have a 2gb+ flash drive, you could probably do it this way: http://www.techtipsgeek.com/install-windows-from-usb-flash-pen-drive/559/ Personally though I'd just buy the drive. Could take many hours pissing around trying to get it to work, easier just to buy a USB DVD drive and do it the easy way.
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    My car as it currently looks, front bumpers need repainting, need to roll/flare the front arches slightly! due tot he fact im running 235 tyres and 10mm spacer on the front and 5 on the rear! Also looking to fit a full polybush kit, roll center adjusters and thicker rear anti roll bar. Rebuilt a gbox and put an lsd in it, waiting to get a new clutch/flywheel then I can finally go forced induction! currently at 248.7bhp N/A
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    As they say in Spain, "El very nice bikeo"
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    It would have been great in theory, but it never really took off. I'm going to try and take a "if it aint broken, don't fix it" approach in future.. I like to tinker too much The classifieds forums have worked pretty well for the past 10 years so may as well leave it be. The link was removed about 2 weeks ago - maybe more! you're the first person to realise (first person to mention it, at least)
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    Beastly riding, would've been better if there wasn't such a long intro but i was still enjoyable
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    You will get some play in the head set, it will feel pish and wear things out quicker than normal. If you slide one of the bearing cartridges over the steerer tube you will see it can move side to side, the compression ring fills this gap evenly around the whole tube.
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    I did have this the first time round, never thought about the bar and lever angles and wish some one had mentioned it so I could have tried it! Anyway, what I read it to be was a fatigue of the hand muscles leading to cramp. What I did was exercise my hands (man that's an open door for innuendo jokes!) with those sprung hand exercisers, a PowerBall, and fitted some larger diameter grips as my hands are quite big. This seemed to work for me, but try the bar/lever angle adjustments first because Mark isn't usually wrong to be honest!
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    Neither brake is better than the other at all really. Its been proven that they each can work as well as each other . Ive ridden discs on my mod, and maguras. On a mod, I found my discs much nicer and reliable than a mag, while I found mag on a stock offered the same sort of performance as a disc on a mod. Theres a reason not many stock frames have disc tabs. Its not popular, it generally doesnt work as well, and its hard to produce a tab that wont crack/tear from the added leverage that a 26" wheel inducues. If its not common, frame companies wont go to the expense of producing a disc tab and increasing the manufacturing time/ cost and overall rrp.
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    What about mine like. (Cough Cough) Got to admit, it's a bonny colour, spray the forks black, and it will be lush.
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    Oh. I would also consider putting the chain on before riding but that is personal preference
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    You better tell that to TRA.
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    my jaw actually dropped so freaking cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    the website is blue! you could always get white ones and a purple permanent marker
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    Please please please Please please please Please please please Please please please Please please please Please please please Please please please Please please please Please please please Please please please Bring back the old validation system?!