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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-20-2015, 01:15 PM Thread Starter
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Blisters & Calluses

prepping for the motorcycle season is more than fixing up your bike. I put this blog post together this past month for preparing your hands for those calluses.

http://design-engine.com/healthy-han...-racers-alike/

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-20-2015, 07:39 PM
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Is this really a concern? Hands too soft to handle your grips?

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Never had a problem with the hands and I have spent a lifetime avoiding manual labor too.

Different style of racing but I always suffered from tired and sore quads - My thighs would catch fire from standing on the pegs and jumping in MX and in SM, from holding the boot up in the turns all weekend - Ugh i could never find a way to NOT be in pain

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104). Earthquakes
105). Blisters and callouses
106). Expired mayo in my fridge



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I stay down in Orlando often in the winter and often the Canadian kids that also winter over get bad blisters their first few days riding. It screws up their two week vacation from winter. I dpnt have problems but often the trackday folks I meet do have problems.

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