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Reply to MTB Helmets 5/20/2020 2:18 PM

I picked up the Fox Drop Frame recently and really like it. More coverage than the SpeedFrame. I took a good digger onto the side of my head few weeks back and was super happy I had the protection over my ears. Think my ear would of ripped off if I didn't

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Reply to Cardio Advice. 5/15/2020 3:02 PM

30 minutes of cardio...warm up and get heart rate going...then 30s sprints followed by 1 minute cool down, repeat with 1 min sprint, 1 min cool down, 1:30 min sprint with 2 min cool down etc. and then last 3-4 minutes of cardio go full out and cool down...followed ... more »

Reply to Broken Wrist 5/15/2020 2:12 PM

Yeah, the arthritis is REAL. Like I noted in post above, 17 years post shattering (I'm 39 now) the arthritis has kicked in and sucks. My wrist actually feels thicker and more "firm" if you will than my non-broken side when I squeeze it from top to bottom. ... more »

Reply to Question about cornering technique 5/15/2020 1:01 PM

"Also point toe in to avoid injury"... THIS is a critical part if you have your leg out. Toes should be pointing towards your forks or fender and leg as high up locked into the shroud as possible. By pointing your toe in, it actually allows more of the ... more »

Reply to Broken Wrist 5/15/2020 12:50 PM

Shattered my scaphoid 17 years ago. Couldn't even pin the sucker together it was so grenaded. Luckily it 'healed' but it took 6 months or so and the bone looks like a deformed golf ball now. Still hurts to this day and lost a good deal of flexibility ... more »

Reply to 2021 Bikes 5/14/2020 9:25 PM

I'm confused... The image posted for GasGas...where is the rear linkage? On the KTM...where is the rear spring?

Reply to Colorized WW2 Pictures 5/13/2020 10:30 PM

Wow. These are incredible. I read WWII history religiously and have always been fascinated by it. My grandfather, John MacGillivray (whom my son is named after) was a purple-heart decorated Marine who fought in the Pacific theater as a radioman. He fought ... more »

Reply to Weege just Hit the Nail Squarely on the Head... 5/13/2020 1:46 PM

When you go to Home Depot or Walmart, there are clear rules and guidelines allowing you to stay at a distance from other shoppers. When you're getting your hair cut, you have someone literally breathing over your shoulder, dude. Get it?

Reply to 2019 KTM 150sx questions 4/29/2020 11:36 AM

I run an FMF pipe and 2.1 silencer on my 19 150. I like it a lot. Found that the FMF pipe added a (slightly) broader power all around than the stock pipe. I threw my Mikuni away and got a HV Lectron w/ V4 reed block. I'll never take it off. That gave

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Reply to coronavirus and the economy/ business 3/29/2020 10:34 PM

"Don't try and date me brother, I ain't that old." Much love.

Reply to Documentarys to watch 3/29/2020 9:21 PM

F1 - Drive to Survive on Netflix. Both seasons are awesome. And incredible to see the technology, driver, and behind the scenes that go on to do what they do. It was fascinating.

Reply to Things that will never be the same post-Corona era 3/20/2020 11:56 PM

I have same sentiment as you. In some ways, I hope there is a reset in the way financial systems capitalize on the working class and poor while lining the pockets of the powerful as they laugh at all of us fighting each other over trivial shit that they ... more »

Reply to The Virus - How Can We HELP? 3/20/2020 1:09 PM

100 Million Masks : "The global demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) has created a severe shortage of PPE across the world. While regular distribution channels ramp up, you can help by making a financial donation to support our COVID-19 response, ... more »

New thread The Virus - How Can We HELP? 3/19/2020 11:29 PM

Let's face it. This is our generations World War. And it's invaded our country, and it's invisible. And doesn't give a flying F what your race, gender, sexual orientation or political leanings are. Nor how much money you have in your bank account. The ... more »

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Reply to Hangtown is cancelled 3/19/2020 12:15 PM

Ride but ride safe. Last thing any ER wants to see is a dirt biker roll in and have to deal with that shit. We might get slapped and told to wait outside while being called idiots. LOL

Reply to Market testing the lows from Oct 3/18/2020 8:04 PM

"Hard not to be a little excited."... Wow. Thousands and thousands of Americans are about to be infected while some have already died, millions laid off and unemployed, and you're excited for your trading account and 'buy target'... I'm sure you're concerned ... more »

Reply to Market testing the lows from Oct 3/16/2020 9:28 PM

It would be awesome too if High School and College students had mandatory "real world" economic lessons on how to pay your taxes, what debt really means, what interest rates mean etc. so that they don't eventually get into the real world and have zero ... more »

Reply to Covid 19 predictions....when will it end? 3/16/2020 2:26 PM

Just my hunch, but with all of our State governments shutting down nearly everything and world governments doing the same, there is some information that they are getting that the public is not. They understand what this is going to do to the world economy ... more »

Reply to Market testing the lows from Oct 3/16/2020 2:04 PM

Don't forget to get your 401k implosion autographed

Reply to What do you for a living. And what do you earn. 3/12/2020 6:05 PM

Senior Art Director at a creative agency specializing in sportswear/outdoor lifestyle brands. 135K / year w/ annual bonus up to 10% of salary + solid health benefits for my family and 401k matching up to 6%. Federal and state taxes along with SS take ... more »