Mike Buell's Forum Activity

Reply to The Internet Was Wrong: Short Chainstays Suck* 7/18/2016 7:35 PM

Banshee Legend - 17.5 inch Chainstays, just saying...

Reply to Will Electric Downhill Bikes Become A Thing? 6/9/2016 10:44 AM

Looks pretty freaking fun in that video! Yes and No to answer the question. Depends on the scenario. When No: I 100% agree that it is a slippery slope in a lot of the world, and it makes the case for bike inclusion in certain areas even harder, hence ... more »

Reply to US To Raise De Minimis Level for Import Taxes 3/9/2016 12:50 PM

I think good shops, with great service, and community involvement will do just fine. This is not much different then the threat of bike companies selling customer direct. If the shop offers a convenience and service you can't get online, they will still ... more »

Reply to Yoann Barelli's Brake Lever Position 3/1/2016 3:54 PM

I've always been a believer and preacher of setting up the levers so your wrists are as lined up as possible with the rest of your arm when you are in your attack position. Really for all the same reasons they describe flat is better, mainly that this ... more »

Reply to MTB Advice I'd Give Myself Five or Ten Years Ago 2/11/2016 11:45 AM

I'll play! - Never trust anything Kidwoo says on the internet, although you can trust him if he's leading you into a DJ set. - Not every sponsorship deal is a good deal. Tires, Brakes, Suspension... Ride trusted parts, especially if you're taking big

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Reply to Friday Night Downhill Series in Snowmass 12/30/2010 4:12 PM

Hey, Just curious if this will be going on again next season? 2011? Also where are the races being promoted? Team Geronimo is based in the Basalt/Carbondale area and we'd definitely show up. But I don't think any of us knew about this one last summer... ... more »

Reply to We'll Do It Ourselves! 12/2/2010 8:25 AM

The Fad you call DH/AM is one of the most marketable and exciting sectors of mountain biking, and the XC world is definitely benefiting off of what they offer to the cycling world. What percentage of all product adds and promotion feature a DH/AM scene? ... more »

Reply to We'll Do It Ourselves! 12/2/2010 8:09 AM

Every year I wish I could go without a USAC membership, but every year I give in because there is no real choice, especially in the Colorado Region. 95% of the worthwhile races still require a membership. As far as a unified standard points system goes, ... more »

Reply to National Champs rumors 11/18/2010 8:16 AM

Alter Boy!

Reply to Die Trend, Die. 2/22/2010 8:19 AM

Bars over 30" wide are one of the best things that have happened to DH for us bigger guys. 30.75" Seems to be about perfect for me! So much better then the 28" We used to be limited to, but if your 5'2" stick to something smaller. Trends To Die: Hating ... more »