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FireBallDHR pinkbikeaudience's article
Aug 14, 2016 at 20:36
Aug 14, 2016
FireBallDHR davetrump's article
Aug 13, 2016 at 23:00
Aug 13, 2016
FireBallDHR DescentWorld's article
Aug 3, 2016 at 22:37
Aug 3, 2016
Brain Injuries in Mountain Biking - Are We Doing Enough?
Please delete i couldnt edit out the typos
FireBallDHR DescentWorld's article
Aug 3, 2016 at 22:35
Aug 3, 2016
Brain Injuries in Mountain Biking - Are We Doing Enough?
I wish i could have gotten here earlier. It's important to remember that helmets work when they decelerate the head as softly and unabruptly as possible. The brain can only withstand ao much g-force before you are concussed the best way to so this is to SLOW down the impact of the skull into the ground. There are 3 levels of protection involved here. 1- The shell of the helmet. A composite (carbon, fiberglass, or a mix of the two) will absorb the impact and transfer its energy outward along the shell. Plastic will not do this. Plastic transfers the impact straight across into the foam. 2- The foam. The foam is designed to compress on impact, therby slowing the deceleration of the head. theres more than one kind of foam out there and the best is a multi density foam. Ideally, the foam under the outer shell is more dense, and the foam around the skull is softer. This creates a progressive decel for the brain. 3- The padding. This essentially furthers the decel of the skull making for a softer, more cushioned landing. It's also important that the padding allows the helmet to grip the head and not rotate in the event of a crash. Composite shell, progressive foam, and comfy padding: all items to look for.
FireBallDHR DescentWorld's article
Aug 3, 2016 at 22:31
Aug 3, 2016
Brain Injuries in Mountain Biking - Are We Doing Enough?
I wish i couks have gotten here earlier. Ita important to remember that helmets work when the decelerate the head as softly and unabruptly as possible. The brain can only withstand ao much g force before you are concussed the best way to so this is to SLOW down the impact of the skull into the ground. There are 3 levels of protection involved here. 1- the shell of the helmet. A composite (carbon, fiberglass, or a mix of the two) will absorb the impact and transfer its energy outward along the shell. Plastic will not do this. Plastic transfers the impact straight across into the foam. 2-the foam. The foam is designed to compress on impact, therby slowing the deceleration of the head. theres more than one kind of foam out there and the best is a multi density foam. Ideally, the foam under the outer shell is more dense, and the foam around the skull is softer. This creates a progressive decel for the brain. 3-the padding. This essentially furthers the decel of the skull making for a softer, more cushioned landingn. Its also important that the padsing allows the helmet to grip the head and not rotate in the evenet of a crash. Composite shell, progressive foam, and comfy padding: all items to look for.
FireBallDHR pinkbikeaudience's article
Jul 30, 2016 at 15:59
Jul 30, 2016
Enduro World Series 2016 Round 5, Aspen - Day 1 Results
Looks like graves finally found terrain his tires can handle: tip toe to victory grubby! And good for you teaching curtis a thing or two eh? Get some guys!!! Oh and I bet specialized will be bringing back the SX casing tires soon. Enduro is raw! Tough tires!!
FireBallDHR brule's article
Jul 30, 2016 at 8:37
Jul 30, 2016
Getting to Know - Remi Gauvin
So rad! Inspirational for sure! Its fun to learn the bio of these people! Remi is a shredder! Got me wanting to shred!!
FireBallDHR KaliProtectives's article
Jul 29, 2016 at 9:24
Jul 29, 2016
Kali Road Warrior - CES Round 4 - China Peak
Yeah Cedar you are the man! Such great customer service and support! Kali helmets rock!
FireBallDHR mattwragg's article
Jul 28, 2016 at 14:37
Jul 28, 2016
Pit Walk: EWS Round 5, Aspen-Snowmass
@gabriel-mission9: that drill is powerful enough to drive a lag screw into a 2x4 with no pre drilling and hits about 3000 rpm on the drill tip so yeah; good bye pony tail
FireBallDHR mattwragg's article
Jul 28, 2016 at 14:36
Jul 28, 2016
Pit Walk: EWS Round 5, Aspen-Snowmass
Im so glad you guys were on this one. I just scrolled down to mention the same thing
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