Being a sad pegless guy for the last 10 years hasn’t done much for my knowledge of grinding apparatus, and I know I’ll be hounded to the ends of the earth, not to mention strung up by my cock and balls by a rabble of peg-thugs for not doing a grind-related top 5; so I sorted it. Don’t go saying I don’t treat you right. For a change, this weeks panel consists of Ben Stringer, H.M.F.I.C. at BTN(Brighton) BMX Shop and Jonathan Rubbersmith, aliased industry insider with far too much to say for his own good… both seasoned grinders with a better idea about pegs than the pedal-grinding prick typing this. Continue reading
For those who like an extra bit of length to their pegs will dig these; Fiend‘s Belmont PC pegs are a nylon sleeve pressed over 6061-T6 aluminium core for strength, come in longer-than-average 4.25″ or 4.5″ lengths, a 40mm diameter and undoubtedly slide like a dream. They weigh 4.65 oz each, fit 14mm axles, include 3/8″ axle adapters and are available with black or polished cores from your local Fiend dealer now.
If you’re a park rider who likes the odd ice-stall on the backboard but don’t want to run full -sized 4″ steel pegs then Profile Racing have re-released these 100mm 7075AL pegs that may be for you. The peg is available in 3/8″ and 14mm versions with a 36mm diameter and at the weight of a small testi (3.17 oz) Head over to the Profile Racing Webstore or get your local bike shop to get in touch via their website.