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A penny is the cheapest tool you can keep in your scooter toolbox!
It can often be difficult to get a clamp and bars to fit together if the clamp is a tight fit for the bars. You don't want to use grease to make them fit together as it will be difficult to get a secure fit later on after you tighten everything. The best method for expanding your clamp for easily fitting it on to your bars is to use the penny trick.
The method outlined below will work for standard clamps, HIC clamps, SCS clamps, and it might even work with the Phoenix iHIC bars/clamp system, but I haven't had a chance to try it out with those yet.
Having trouble removing bearings from your metal core wheels? Try using the bearing spacer trick!
Everyone wants metal core wheels because of their superior strength, performance, and durability. However, they have one disadvantage over plastic core wheels: they are much more difficult to get bearings in and out of because they do not flex at all. There are some tricks to removing bearings from metal core wheels and I'm going to show you one method that utilizes the bearing spacer.
Scoot Loot products will be available soon through ScooterDad.com. Get your Scoot Loot just in time for Christmas! Look for our booth at Skate Barn in Renton, WA on December 17th at the NW Scoot Christmas Classic!
We are very proud to introduce the first set of products in a line of scooter-related accessories for sale through ScooterDad. Our Scoot Loot products let you show off your scooter pride when you're at the skate park, at school, or just hanging out with your friends. We will have more products coming soon, but the first round of Scoot Loot includes a:
— "Get It Dialed!" bracelet in 5 colors
— "SCOOT LIKE A BOSS" keychain in 5 colors
— "Live to Scoot - Scoot to Live" rubber dog tag necklace in black
Well, it's that time of year again! It's time to take your scooter indoors and throw down your best tricks at the NW Scoot Christmas Classic, sponsored by Phoenix Pro Scooters! Be sure to mark your calendars for Saturday, December 17th, 2011 and point your GPS to Skate Barn in Renton, WA so you don't miss this fun event.
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