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Reply to Should the UCI do more double headers? (in non-pandemic years) 10/17/2020 4:20 PM

As a fan I love it! Almost too difficult to enjoy all the coverage. Good problem to have. As a rider, especially as someone who has tried to be competitive as a privateer it would be much more difficult to keep the bike running, however, I always loved ... more »

Reply to 2017 Banshee Rune Size L 11/26/2019 4:00 PM

$2500, kinda a minor detail I suppose.

Reply to The Racer Inside All of Us..... 4/7/2018 7:15 PM

Think about getting back into racing all the time after tasting the pointy end a time or two at the highest level. Injury stopped me cold a few years back and since recovering I've dabbled in a few local races, one being the Aspen EWS posting competitive ... more »

Reply to Have You Gone from 27.5 to 29er But Then Back to 27.5? 12/14/2017 6:14 AM

Multiple times. 29er's were great on the majority of trail I rode, however I missed a longer travel 27.5 when riding technical/tight trail, so I ultimately landed back on my 160mm Banshee Rune which for me provided the best all around ride for me and ... more »

Reply to Show Off Your Backyard Pumptrack (Or One You Dream About) 8/7/2017 8:37 AM

It sucks to work with and takes 10x longer than it should, but after a year a recent pumptrack build in New Castle has proven that those chunks eventually do break down and create a solid surface, its not ideal, I'd work with it if it was the only option,

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Reply to Time to Say Goodbye to USAC? 7/16/2016 9:54 PM

I recommend that everyone bitching and moaning never attend a USAC race again. Also, a little late, but if you really wanted to demonstrate your dismay a mass urination would have been a hilarious form of resistance! Maybe one can be organized for the ... more »

Reply to What Single Piece of Advice Would You Give the Aspiring Racer? 6/13/2016 1:09 PM

This advice isn't about how to perform, its about how to set yourself up for success. If I were to get in the way back machine to 10 years ago I would slap myself in the face and give this advice: Natural ability and strength can only take you so far, ... more »

Reply to What Single Piece of Advice Would You Give the Aspiring Racer? 6/10/2016 6:32 PM

The best advice that comes to my mind at the moment that I have received from a proven winner(GM) was this: When approaching your race run, break down the course into shorter courses, this will create attainable goals and will make a track like Fort ... more »

Reply to Show Off Your Backyard Pumptrack (Or One You Dream About) 4/21/2016 7:12 AM

Winter Pumptrack PT from Brian Buell on Vimeo. Carbondale Bike Park

Reply to Show Off Your Backyard Pumptrack (Or One You Dream About) 4/21/2016 7:11 AM

The freshly finished product of pumptrack #2 from 2010

Reply to Show Off Your Backyard Pumptrack (Or One You Dream About) 4/21/2016 7:03 AM

This forum topic might be my favorite one ever! I'm absolutely obsessed with with pump tracks, backyard projects and bike park development. I've built two on a piece of property I live on, but do not own. While I dig up evidence of those, I'll post this ... more »

Reply to Enduro practice - Should it be standardized? 7/26/2015 9:55 PM

My $0.02 The idea of Enduro racing was what got me excited, show up, ride a trail once or twice and race. I know that it isn't illegal to ride public trails or to buy a lift ticket and ride behind a fast local, but it really pisses me off to see so many ... more »

Reply to Mountain States Cup Cancelled for 2013 10/28/2012 10:37 AM

Angel Fire 2004 is where I got owned and also found my love for Gravity racing. Thank you from myself and Team Geronimo for years of racing and good times!

Reply to What are your favorite Fall rides? 9/29/2011 7:40 PM

Just rode it today! The aspens were going off...the ride is EPIC too!

Reply to Vital T Shirt Action Thread 8/16/2011 2:08 PM

I'm wearing one right meow!!!

Reply to Banshee Legend 2010 5/27/2011 11:27 AM

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Reply to Holy crap. (Ski related) 2/26/2011 10:49 PM

HOLY SH!T!!!!! That is one lucky dude...They looked a little too comfortable up there. I love being on top of mountains, but I'm usually pretty focused if I'm next to a cliff!

Reply to 2009 Custom Kona Cowen 12/28/2010 5:17 PM

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Reply to We'll Do It Ourselves! 12/1/2010 9:41 AM

I would love to see some unity in the USA racing scene, whether it be combining all of the race series and creating a point system that would take into account the strength of the field and award points accordingly so there could actually be am overall ... more »

Reply to Personal Airbags for DH 8/24/2010 11:17 AM

I very sharp rock broke my fall in the A$$ bueno! I was totally protected, but I found a weak spot