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View Poll Results: Can washing your hair help trail riding skills?
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Old 07-19-06, 10:57 PM   #1
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Just to clear things up, with the On/Off Topic situation.

In light of the way a few of the topics have been getting, there is no choice but to demand that the topics stay on topic.

I'll put this into perspective for you. If the post is in someway on the topic of mountain biking in general(Tech, debates, questions, locations) it will stay in this forum. Anything not on topic will get moved to foo or will be deleted. This is all that is be asked for, will be flexible in the decision on what is on and what is off topic, since, everything is not set in stone, if you can somehow manage to describe how washing your hair is related to an improvement in trail riding skill, it will stay here.

End of discussion. Trust me, I just want to see a bit more organization here.
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Old 07-19-06, 11:16 PM   #2
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amen to that!
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Can I add the option "does not care"?
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Old 07-20-06, 09:55 AM   #4
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How 'bout the weather lately..man its hot!
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I would rather read intelligent off-topic posts than idiotic blathering about mountain bikes.
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Notice how loosely this has been upheld? Topics won't get moved unless it winds up being an epic argument, or geopolitical or religous topic.
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I would rather read intelligent off-topic posts than idiotic blathering about mountain bikes.
+1, even though this is a mountain bike forum.
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I would rather read intelligent off-topic posts than idiotic blathering about mountain bikes.
+2.. my thoughts exactly..

when did this become a dictatorship?
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I think I made you guys sweat enough, if this was offical, the topic would have been:

1)Not open
2)Would there be a poll on it?No


But seriously I just want to see a little more on topic stuff, not going to make a big deal out of it. Now go ride as soon as you get the chance.
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Notice how loosely this has been upheld? Topics won't get moved unless it winds up being an epic argument, or geopolitical or religous topic.
I have no complaints with the moderation of the board (at least not by the regular mods ) - I was just saying.

I suspect the recent whining of "hall monitor" members will be a short-lived anomaly.
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Now that my pathetic attempt to lighten things up has been finished, I'll go back into the background.
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Sorry baldies, this is not the right thread for you
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I don't see how this is even debatable. Everyone knows that you ride better with clean hair. For one, you are lighter so you will gain those ever important microseconds on the climbs. If that is not enough then what about the fact that you ride faster on the downhills because you are not constantly swatting at the flys and peckernats that are swarming your oily, greasy, filthy head of hair.

In summary, washing your hair is one of the most important upgrades you can do, second only to washing your rump.
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I ride much better when my hair hasn't been washed for a coupla days

I've seen lotsa religion/political topics in various places yet the religion/politics thread has nada in it.
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But if you don't wash your hair you can grease it down and become more aerodynamic
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you can also use that grease to lube your chain.
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Now your thinking
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Hey hey hey I wasnt trying to be a "hall monitor" And besides....he started it
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Actually, it's not JUST having clean hair that makes one aerodynamic - it the hair CONDITIONING that makes one's hair fluffy enough to just breeze through those air vents in an aerodynamic fashion, thus gaining those microseconds on the course..... plus, nobody wants to be near a skank-headed, bug-attracting person in lycra.
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Ok ok...but I'm a nice trouble maker if you get to know me or at least I try to be.
And when I go out with clean hair I ride much better, probably psychological hehe
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And while we're all off topic, what's with Phonak's bike shorts? You think there's enough padding there?
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.....but what difference does it make if the helmet is nasty? I mean, how often do you shampoo a helmet?
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Thats true...not many people wash their helmet regularly. nasty helmet makes for nasty hair, good point blue.
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.....but what difference does it make if the helmet is nasty? I mean, how often do you shampoo a helmet?
A buddy of mine will put shampoo in his hair and lather it all up, then put his helmet on while he is in the shower and move it all around to get the soap in the pads, then he rinses it and leaves it in the sun for a while.
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