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Kehler Colon BMX Bike Check

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Kehler Colon, 14 Year Old BMX Rider Bike Check

We met Kehler roasting bowl lines at Camp Woodward this summer during grom week. Kehler started racing BMX, before he got into freestyle and it shows in his riding, dude knows how to pump a transition and get some boost. If you’re just around 5 feet tall, check out Kehler’s setup for bike sizing.

Name: Kehler Colon
Age: 14
Height: 5ft 4″
Weight: 120lbs
Where do you call home: I live in south jersey. Hard to find any riding spots near here ever since the incline club closed.
Best bmx memory so far this year: Going to Woodward East for a week was by far the best memory so far. Learned some new stuff and got to meat a ton of new people.
Favorite type of riding: My favorite type of riding is park, however since there isn’t many parks near me I ride street and trails a lot more.
Funnest trick: My favorite trick is probably a tail whip or a bearskin hard to choose.
Favorite places to ride: I like riding Woodward the most especially lot 8.
Pro bmx rider that gets you stoked: I like Logan Martin’s style the best he definitely makes me want to ride more.
Kehler Colon, Colony BMX Bike Check

Kehler BMX Bike Check Front View Head Tube and Profile Stem
Frame: Colony sweet tooth 19.8tt
Fork: Odyssey r32 fork
Bars: Kink human bars 18.75 rise 29 wide cut to 27.5
Stem: Profile acoustic stem 48mm reach
Grips: Odi super soft grips
Bar ends: Odi
Cranks: Profile column cranks 165mm
Sprocket: madera galaxy sprocket 28t
Chain: KMC chain
Front tire: Maxxis grifter tire 20×2.1
Front wheel: G sport ribcage rim with colony spokes
Front hub: profile mini hub
Rear tire: Maxxis grifter tire 20×2.1
Rear wheel: Gsport ribcage rim
Rear hub: profile mini hub
Shout out or thanks: Id like to thank my mom and my dad for supporting my riding and everything they’ve don’t along the way to help me get to where I am now!


Kehler BMX bike-check front view.


Kehler BMX Colony Bike Check Front Wheel and Profile Hub


BMX Bike Check Kehler Drive Train


BMX Bike Check Kehler Drive Train

BMX Sizing and Transitioning to the Next Size Bike

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Part of a special BMX Groms project documenting changing from an 18″ BMX to a 20″ BMX. Tips on BMX sizing and moving from one size BMX to the next as you grow. Check out the BMX sizing guide. Huge thanks to Nahum Billington and Sunday Bikes for helping with this project.

BMX Groms Official BMX Bike Sizing Guide

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What size BMX Bike should I ride?

We’ve tracked some of the raddest BMX Groms in the world, as they’ve progressed, grown and moved from one bike size to another. These are the bike sizes that these shredders are most comfortable riding and if you want to progress like they are, have fun and stay safer – take a serious look at this BMX bike sizing guide.

Thanks to the many kids and parents, who have provided the input to help make this guide possible. One of the number one reasons – maybe the number one reason – for younger riders getting discouraged and quitting BMX, is being bought a bike for them to “grow into”. Get a bike the right size – not one to grow into!

Tips on transitioning from one size to the next.

BMX Groms official BMX Bike sizing guide infographic, which answers the question, what size BMX bike should I ride? A 12 inch, 14", 16", 18" or 20"

Rylan Kindness Colony Sweet Tooth 20″ BMX Bike Check

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Rylan Kindness Colony Sweet Tooth 20" BMX Bike Check BMX Groms

Rylan Kindness Colony Sweet Tooth 20" BMX Bike Check BMX Groms Rear TriangleName: Rylan Kindness
Age: 13
Height: 1.6m
Hometown: Brisbane
Sponsors: XRH, GC compound
Which size BMX did you start riding on: I started riding on a 16 inch BMX bike that my dad got for me when I was 8 and rode it till I snapped it in half. Then when I was 10 I bought a 20 inch BMX bike and have stayed on a 20 inch.
Do you have any advice for kids choosing a bike to start BMX? I definitely made the mistake of buying a bike that was too big for me so the best advice I could give would be to buy a bike that is the right size for you. It doesn’t have be a custom bike with expensive gear on it just something simple that you can learn on and progress on.
When do you think you will move up to a 20″ BMX? I have been riding a 20 inch for about 2 or 3 years now and I feel like it gives me a lot of room to move around on. I have never ridden an 18 inch because 20 inch bikes have always seemed more appealing to me with bigger wheels so I can get more speed for bigger tricks.
Favourite type of riding? (eg. park, street, trails, etc) I love to ride all types of style but I defiantly love to ride the GC compound which is a park setup. I do like to ride trails every now and then but there are not too many around where I live and street is fun and challenging for me which I like.

Rylan Kindness Colony Sweet Tooth 20" BMX Bike Check BMX Groms Overall
Rylan Kindness Colony Sweet Tooth 20" BMX Bike Check BMX Groms SeatFrame / Size: Colony sweet tooth 19.8
Fork: Macneil
Bars / Size: Total world peace bars Size: 8.25″ rise / 28.5″ wide
Stem: 34R top loader stem
Grips: ODI
Bar ends: ODI
Headset: Odyssey
Clamp: Total
Seat post: Total
Seat: Total
Cranks and Arm Length: Profile Race Cranks / crank arm size 175mm
Sprocket and Size: Colony CC sprocket 28 tooth
Chain: Odyssey Blue Bird
Front Tire: Maxis Grifter
Front Wheel: Profile elites
Rear Tire: maxis Grifter
Rear Wheel: profile elites
Pedals: snafu
Pegs: I don’t ride pegs at the moment
Brakes: 34R
Brake Lever: Odyssey
Any other special details or stories about your bike or parts? one little modification my Dad did for me was make a rubber washer out of a piece of the GC compound resi that goes between bottom bracket bearings and the bb spacer which stops the cranks from spinning which is really helpful in flip whips. Overall I love the way my bike is and every time I go to the skate park I look forward to riding it.

Rylan Kindness Colony Sweet Tooth 20" BMX Bike Check BMX Groms Crankset

 

Jack Straiton | Progression 2014

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16 year old BMXer Jack Straiton destroys it in this edit for Colony BMX. From rollback frontflips to whip-whip back 360’s to flair whips this kids has it all! This is a MUST WATCH!!!

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