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Tech Tip #47: Profile ZCoaster Rebuild Tutorial

We’ve been getting quite a few inquiries on how to rebuild a Profile Zcoaster.Gus Lanzilotta has built quite a few here at the factory so we had him walk you through it.We hope this helps? For an explosion of the hub’s internals, click here:

January 21, 2019

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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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Profile’s Tech Tip #9: Crank Installation.

Crank Installation. Everyone has to do it at some point. We could have made a bullet pointed list of how to’s, but thought it’d be best to have our tech wizard, Gus Lanzillotta, step in and show you in person. Check out these two video versions below, and make sure […]

March 3, 2017

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Profile’s Tech Tip #7: How many teeth do you need?

How many teeth do you need? On a sprocket that is. In 2003, Profile engineered a cassette driver that allowed you to drop from our lowest cog (12 tooth) down to a one-piece, 9 tooth. In doing so, the standard 36-13, sprocket/cog gear ratio dropped quickly to a 25/9. And […]

February 17, 2017

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Grant Castelluzzo- How Tuesdays with RIDE BMX

Hey guys, I just moved to Long Beach, California a week ago and I couldn’t be more stoked on the move! The sun is out every day, the ocean breeze is ever present, and bike riding is plentiful. I have been meeting up with different people every day. On tuesday […]

October 29, 2015

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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.