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Profile’s Tech Tip #19: Profile’s Worldwide Service

When you choose to ride Profile (and Madera) product, it is hand built the day you order. If it’s a hub, each part is pulled individually, pressed, assembled, tightened down and boxed. If it’s a crank set, the arms are broached/de-burred by hand, cleaned and boxed. If it’s a spline […]

May 12, 2017

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Profile’s Tech Tip #18: Profile Mini Rear 3/8 Hub Assembly

The Profile Mini Rear Hub has become an industry staple over the past 16 years. In celebration of it’s 16 birthday, let’s crack into the internal assembly. Although we recommend you using a press, you can also follow the step-by-step tutorial here, using some common wrenches: Profile 3/8 Mini Cassette […]

May 5, 2017

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Profile’s Tech Tip #17: Profile Mini Rear 14mm Hub Assembly

The Profile Mini Rear 14mm Hub has become an industry staple over the past 16 years. In celebration of it’s 16 birthday, let’s crack into the internal assembly. Although we recommend you using a press, you can also follow the step-by-step tutorial here, using some common wrenches: http://www.profileracing.com/profile-14mm-mini-cassette-hub-overhaul/ The components […]

April 26, 2017

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Profile’s Tech Tip #16: Profile Mini Front Hub Assembly

The Profile Mini Front Hub is a pretty simple concept: 8 parts compressed together to make a dialed mechanism. Although we recommend you using a press, you can also follow the step-by-step tutorial here, using some common wrenches: http://www.profileracing.com/overhauling-profilemadera-front-hubs/ The components making up the Profile Mini Front Hub (As well […]

April 21, 2017

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Profile Tech Tip #15: 3/8 Hub Bolt Options

There are several different 3/8’s bolt options for Profile Mini, Totem, Elite and Madera hubs. Once again, Gary at Elite Cycle Imports (our Aussie distro) in collaboration with Bmx Ultra offer us this visual walk through of each bolt option as part of Profile’s “build your own hub” campaign. We […]

April 14, 2017

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Profile’s Tech Tip #12: What is a Profile No Boss Crank?

When we initially brought the Spline Drive sprocket design into Profile and Madera’s inventory, we had to back track a little to make an aesthetically pleasing counter part: Profile’s No Boss Cranks. What is the difference? Profile’s Standard 19mm RHD Cranks have a spider boss on the right arm. Profile’s […]

March 24, 2017

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Profile Tech Tip #11: What drives you?

The differences between the Profile Mini and Elite Driver Mechanisms. In 1996, Profile engineered the first bmx specific cassette hub. This concept was to both allow for easier cog replacement (and later, complete driver: 9, 10, and 11t) as well as complete driver rebuilds. It is much easier to replace […]

March 17, 2017

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COVID-19 UPDATE

We are taking precautions to protect our employees and follow CDC and state guidelines. In the meantime, our machine shop is still running, we're here to assist you and we'll be shipping product to help support bike shops during this difficult time.