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First of all, I hope that everyone who is reading this is safe, healthy and tries to stay inside as much as possible. The situation in Europe is pretty bad in some countries but for me personal the situation is still pretty good. Over the past years I’ve been social distancing myself already if I was working towards important goals or during really hard periods of training. During these times your body is working much harder recovering from the trainings and if you’re in top shape the line to get sick is very thin. Of course, it is hard to make...

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The Covid19 Virus permeates everything we do, everywhere we go and even every decision we make. But that doesn’t mean it has to turn us into hordes of zombies, hunkered down and cowering from the future.  As a matter of fact the experts are suggesting the opposite. We should be prepared, for sure, but we should also create routine, remember fitness is important, stay connected and, might we suggest, get motivated.  Most of us have a long list of things we have been putting off. Something of the things on the list we have just been procrastinating on for a...

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My name is Alain Lanusse and I am the Design Director here at Kali Protectives.  I recently attended the Lee Likes Bikes bike clinic, being held by Trailhead Cyclery in San Jose, with the intention of being an observer and learn some techniques on teaching people mountain biking skills.    I had reached out to Lee earlier in the week to inquire about his syllabus, because I have been throwing around the idea of doing a skills clinic at our next Kali Kamp and I had absolutely no idea where to start.    Lee was super gracious about letting me tag along,...

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In the midst of all this craziness surrounding the Coronavirus outbreak, we thought we would check in on our Krew to see how everyone is holding up and to get their 2 cents on the global situation. Here is what one of our athletes, Brayden Barrett-Hay, had to say "This Corona outbreak has been quite scary! I feel like its being blown a bit out of proportion but that we still need to be prepared and put a hold on travel to delay the outbreak in order for them to discover a vaccine. I was down in California planning to spend...

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Wyatt King is more active than your average fifteen year old even for a bike rider. He doesn't even play video games, really he is always outside. He started off riding like most kids around five years old on a department store bike he only remembered as red and janky. He couldn't stop chuckling and spinning back and forth in his chair both times I asked about it. He learned to ride and how to take his first of many falls in the front yard of his old house on Watsonville Road.  Five years after he initially learned to ride,...

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