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A Bivouac For Minimalist Motorcycle Tours

The Bivouac by Stay Exposed offers touring motorcyclists a small alternative to a tent.<p>Made from tough (but heavy) Cordura instead of the ripstop …

Motorcycles

Samsung Announces Smart Windshield

<b>Samsung</b> revealed a new technology that would add a smartphone-connected display to a motorcycle’s windscreen. Samsung worked with revealed <b>Yamaha</b> on a …

An Iron Butt A Day: Meet World Traveller Urs 'Grizzly' Pedraita

On a tram in Zürich – en route to see native son <b>Urs “Grizzly” Pedraita</b> unveil the modified <b>Victory Cross Country Tour</b> he will use to try to break the …

Learn to Cryogenically Harden Metal with an Induction Heater

Electromechanical Engineer Anthony “Proto G” Garofalo has been busy. Not only did he build an induction heater and explain how to make one of your own, but in the same article he goes over several uses for one. Making an electric cooker and loosening stuck hardware are two such interesting use …

Where People Doing High Intensity Interval Training Often Go Wrong

High intensity interval training (or HIIT, for short) sounds simple enough: go as hard as you can for a short period, rest, repeat, and reap the …

Exercise

Day ride in an Arizona off-road adventureland

The four of us (symbolic?) gathered at the trailhead known in central Arizona as the gateway to an off-road adventureland hidden amongst the …

Did Tolkien write ‘juvenile trash’?

When it was first published, critics called The Lord of the Rings backward-looking and unimaginative. In his new book, Dominic Sandbrook explores the backlash.<p>Taking Tolkien seriously is inevitably complicated by the fact that he has long been associated in the public mind with a sweaty, furtive …

5 Workouts for When You Just Don’t Feel Like Working Out

Because you can't PR every single day<p>The other day, I felt like crap but had heavy deadlifts on the menu.<p>I did my first warmup set of 10 reps and I knew right away that it would not be my best pulling day.<p>So I did my two remaining warmup sets, and then moved onto some speed and technique work at …

Exercise

Touring Tip: Avoid Becoming a Road Rage Victim

Stay Safe Out There – By now most of you likely have seen on social media or in news reports the road rage incident in Texas where a driver, …

Zen Motorcyclist: Do What You Love

“Do what you love, it’s gonna lead to where you want to go.” -Wayne White When I was a kid we lived in the country, and I loved running at night, …

Camping in Norway

In Norway you can enjoy a camping holiday in both summertime and wintertime. Having trouble choosing? Why not try at bit of everything! Try your luck …

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Restricting Your Eating Time Period to 8 Hours Will Transform Your Health & Fitness

Intermittent fasting can provide many important health benefits, including improving your insulin/leptin sensitivity, helping your body …

See the Sketches J.R.R. Tolkien Used to Build Middle-Earth

How did J.R.R. Tolkien create <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>? The simple answer is that he wrote it. He sat down in a chair in 1937 and spent more than a dozen …

Literature

How to Do 20 Perfect Pullups

Follow these steps to correctly do this feat of upper body strength<p>We don’t do chinups at Gym Jones. We do pullups.<p>Most people say the difference between a pullup and a chinup is the direction that your hands face. (For chinups, your palms face in. For pullups, your palms face out.)<p>But we look at …

Workouts

Family Handyman Cheap DIY Workbench - Super Simple Workbench

Workbenches

The Risks, And Rewards, Of Riding Motorcycles

Riding a motorcycle is risky. No kidding. Since the day we first uttered the word “<b>motorcycle</b>,” concerned friends and loved ones made every attempt …

Self-improvement

Workout Nutrition: What and When You Should Eat to Build Muscle

Use this nutrition guide to get the best results from your workouts<p>Your body is a machine that constantly reinvents itself.<p>Every minute of every day, it breaks down its own tissues and replaces them with new stuff it makes from a combination of the food you eat and recycled material it scavenges …

Nutrition

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Legacy Power Wagon

<b>Specifications</b><p><b>Price Range:</b> $160,000 – $300,000 USD<p><b>Chassis:</b> Boxed and welded factory C-channel<p><b>Body:</b> Factory sheet metal (where possible). Single, …

Hiking Boot Lacing Techniques

If you wear hiking boots and get blisters when you go hiking or if your boots don’t fit as well as you’d like, there are a handful of powerful hiking …

Back Squats Vs. Box Squats

Here's what you need to know...<p>Teaching a lifter to quickly summon all available force from a standstill is an important training stimulus. If one …

Workouts

Squatting for Strength vs. Squatting for Mass

In CrossFit, we squat all the time. Whether it’s in the strength work done at the beginning of the class or as part of the metcon, we regularly see …

When it Comes to Squats, Easier Doesn't Work

Here's what you need to know...<p>Exercise variety isn't as important as getting stronger in basic movements.<br>• Partial squats aren't squats. Don't think …

One woman, one motorcycle, one year, one record

Danell Lynn saved money for two years, sold off what she owned, let the lease run out on her Phoenix apartment and on the first day of her year-long …

28 Days on the Road Around Lake Superior

In 2004 the TV miniseries <i>Long Way Round</i> was released and totally changed the world’s perceptions about motorcycle trips. Were people doing insanely …

Squatting for Strength vs. Squatting for Mass

In CrossFit, we squat all the time. Whether it’s in the strength work done at the beginning of the class or as part of the metcon, we regularly see …

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