Jiu Jitsu Revelations

After wearing myself out like crazy my first couple classes I finally started to rethink my tactics. I, the new student, was trying to muscle my way through with more experienced guys. My opponents let me too. They let me muscle with everything in me until I wore myself out. Once I was spent, it…

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When You Wear Jeans for Riding

Ask What Gear to Wear and Risk Starting a War People get crazy over some subjects and within the riding community riding gear is one of those subjects. There are generally two camps I’ve observed. One camp who says racing leathers all the time and the other camp who will go full-squid (no protective gear)…

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Why Material Design for Angular’s Button Are Better

In any Angular application I am working with, there have been two front end frameworks that I have heavily relied on. I wouldn’t consider any library to use in my project unless it also has an Angular implementation. Material Design for Angular and UI Bootstrap, both possess Angular implementations. In my early involvement with Angular, I…

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How to Use JQuery with Typescript

TypeScript is a free and open-source programming language developed and maintained by Microsoft. It is a strict syntactical superset of JavaScript, and adds optional static typing to the language. – Wikipedia This superset of JavaScript is managed by Microsoft and compiles to JavaScript code. In fact, you can write JavaScript code alongside your TypeScript code. This also…

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Usual Mistakes of New Motorcycle Riders

Usual mistakes of a new motorcycle rider Mistake 1: Forgetting to turn off their turn signal What usually happens: Stop, put on your blinker. Look for cars and turn the handlebars. Twist the throttle and begin a textbook turn. Panic and almost die sliding through the turn, there must have been lots of sand in…

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The Truth About Girls and Motorcycles

They Told Me a Motorcycle Would Attract Girls.. We’ve all heard this as young men, read it on some forum or thought it at some point. Here is the truth of it: the only people who will try to speak to you because of your bike are middle aged/older men. There are times when it won’t…

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Equinox 10.4 SI kayak review, the warranty

Warranties are designed to suck We purchased our two equinox kayaks about a month ago. A week later we unboxed the pair and loaded both carefully on top of our mini-van heading for the muddy waters of the Rio Grande. In the Rio Grande Valley and throughout the Santa Elana Canyon we battle tested our kayaks against…

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