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  1. Casper

    Goodbye OR

    My kids being born, but those were good guesses.
  2. Casper

    Goodbye OR

    This might be the 3rd greatest day if my life.
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    Emergency Contact Info

    Per suggestion from @what, I've added an emergency contact section to profiles. Completely optional. Only viewable by mods/admins. I don't think I have to explain why this could be extremely useful. Consists of contact name, contact number, and additional info. For instance, I put Carie, her mobile number, and that I'm diabetic. In the event of an emergency, anyone can reach out to a mod/admin with information who can then reach out to the emergency contact. Right now this can be done via thread, PM, whatever. I will soon have another option ready. You can edit yours by visiting your profile and clicking the edit button. You may also see a banner at the top of each page reminding you to complete your profile. Clicking through that should work as well.
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    Emergency Contact Info

    With riding season finally here, I figured I’d bump this up.
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    Diabetics, come on in

    Last July I was diagnosed with type 2. I was 34, 6'3", and 170lbs. It was bit of a shock. My A1C was 12.1, well within the suicidal range, and my fasting level was in the mid 300s. Obviously I'd had it for a while and never knew it. After nearly a year on metformin and cutting almost all refined sugar, my A1C is down to 5.1. The only time of day I haven't been able to get my numbers into non-diabetic range is my morning fasting. It's consistently 115-150. Driving me crazy. Anyways, when I was first diagnosed it was difficult, mentally and physically. I had wished there was someone I could talk to about it, someone in the same boat. Someone to bounce ideas and questions off. I figured most of you are like family at this point, and if anyone was in the same situation I was a year ago I'd want to help. So, if you're recently diagnosed, have had it for years, whatever, let's chat. We can chat here publicly in this thread, via PMs, whatever. That said, I'll get the conversation started. Glucometers suck. Anyone using the Bluetooth one from iHealth? I want to sync with my phone. Right now I test and enter the results manually. I forget all the time. Today I entered numbers since October.
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    Diabetics, come on in

    It’s been a while, but wanted to share an update. I’m not type 2. I’m type 1, or 1.5 (LADA) to be specific. I have very high GAD antibodies, meaning it’s autoimmune. I started insulin a few weeks ago and feel like a freaking rockstar. Sure wish the docs would’ve got it right at the beginning.
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    Roadcrafter 2-piece, very used

    Description kept me reading to the end. 10/10.
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    2019 MotoGP Austin

    That’s be awesome! Around 1pm ok?
  10. Casper

    max powers FZ1 needs loving home

    Cleaned more than ridden. Definitely immaculate.
  11. Casper

    2019 MotoGP Austin

    Me too! Holy shit we should totally meet up!
  12. Casper

    2019 MotoGP Kickoff Today

    I’m having some friends over for the Qatar MotoGP races. If you know where I live, you’re welcome. If you don’t and want to join, send me a PM. Races start at 10am with the main event at 1pm.
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    2019 MotoGP Kickoff Today

    Why are they showing it delayed?
  14. Casper

    2019 MotoGP Austin

    I might.
  15. Casper

    How are we

  16. Casper

    So this is what the fuss is all about

    Welcome aboard. Beautiful bike.
  17. Casper

    RIP wht_scorpion

    Just heard Rich had a heart attack and passed away yesterday. I'll never forget you playing around with that rattlesnake on the Skyway. Godspeed.
  18. Casper

    ORDN stickers?

    @Tonik and @2talltim should have some left.
  19. Casper

    You Can Place Orders Now!

    So who bought RD?
  20. @jbot should do that. And @Bad324 while we’re at it.
  21. Casper

    Who knows how European companies work?

    Odds are if the company in Italy is real, this US office isn’t. Call the Italian corporate office and ask.
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    Who knows how European companies work?

    Sure sounds the same to me.
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    Who knows how European companies work?

    Seems a bit sketchy but could be fine. The probationary period is very common for European companies. My company says 3 or 6 months. I forget. I would definitely recommend doing more research about the company. Maybe try calling the corporate number and ask to speak to HR? Could be a scam to get your social and everything for identity theft.