HAVS #13: LA Sweat & Tulsa Tough Host Housing
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HAVS #13: LA Sweat & Tulsa Tough Host Housing

Tulsa Oklahoma is so hot and so humid, just being alive makes you sweat. Especially if you're alive outside. And/or thinking. And/or breathing. And/or racing bikes. That's why Manual for Speed visited La Sweat at their Host House in Tulsa, Oklahoma. We wanted to learn more about sweating from the experts, or Sweatperts!

IHAVS #13: LA Sweat at Tulsa Tough Host Housing

Tulsa Oklahoma is so hot and so humid, just being alive makes you sweat. Especially if you’re alive outside. And/or thinking. And/or breathing. And/or racing bikes. That’s why Manual for Speed visited La Sweat at their Host House in Tulsa, Oklahoma. We wanted to learn more about sweating from the experts, or Sweatperts! Keep in mind LA Sweat is uniquely qualified to answer questions about sweating because:

 

  1. They’re called LA Sweat.
  2. They are humans that are alive.
  3. Humans are mammals, and mammals sweat.
  4. They are experts at FUN, FRIENDS, ROADS, HEALTH, TECHNOLOGY, AND SWEAT
  5. They are in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  6. They race bikes.
IIIntermission: American Crit Poster

C​riteriums are how we race bikes in America. At their best they are​ a ​NASCAR Rodeo; bright, loud, drunk​, raw, ​savage​.​ And fast, so fast. Exhilaratingly fast. Feel the wind and the ​w​hoosh when they come past fast. At their worst, they are dangerous and depressing, anemically spectated, under appreciated; a boring circle​-​sport only mildly entertaining for the racers​ ​and maybe a commendably committed partner and/or family member​. ​Whatever the reality is,​ on any given day ​#crits​ are as close to a bona fide fist fight as cycling gets anymore​. From Saturday Night Lights and small town America to the remaining ​handful of ​privateers still making the circuit in their Subaru Brats and Honda Civics​​ make-or-break-winnings-style, American Criteriums ​are where Gladiators of the Streets come to turn themselves inside out for your entertainment.11And for the glory. And for the primes, when the primes are cash and not a box of expired Clif Bars (WE’RE CLOWNING BUT SERIOUSLY, WE LOVE CLIF BARS!!!!!!). And for a reason to visit a town like Walterboro, South Carolina.

 

 

IIIThe 10 Commandments of Sweat

At any rate, we visited LA Sweat privately and candidly, we asked them poignant questions, and they had a few important things to SHOW AND TELL about sweating. Here’s what we learned. First of all don’t avoid sweating, it’s rad, Sweating is cool, as counterintuitive as that sounds. Sweating is hot. Sweating helps you regulate your body temperature, especially if you’re a mammal. Regulating your body temperature is important if you’d like to continue living, especially if optimum physical performance is how you make that living. Keep in mind sweat is not an infinite commodity, so if you need to save up some sweat, because say for example, you’ve got a really big bike race later in the day, then you need to obey the TEN COMMANDMENTS OF SWEAT! It’s just that simple.

 

The TEN (PRE-RACE) COMMANDMENTS OF SWEAT

 

  1. Cut your hair.
  2. Do boxing.
  3. Iron your clothes.
  4. Juggle.
  5. Do stationary warm-ups.
  6. Look at art.
  7. Stretch.
  8. Text.
  9. Spend time in the bathroom.
  10. Play with water.
  11. Give & receive manicures.
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Sweeney Todd
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Burning Man is a week-long annual event that began in San Francisco's Baker Beach in 1986 and migrated to the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, in the United States.
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The furry fandom is a subculture interested in fictional anthropomorphic animal characters with human personalities and characteristics.
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Anggitay - A strictly-female creature that is half-human and half-horse.
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After cutting off her hair PC would be forced to retire early in her next race. Maybe this is a Samson/Delilah deal, but who gives a damn about racing when your new cut looks this fresh!
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“It is named the "Web" for good reason.” - David Foster Wallace
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Toe rings were introduced to the United States by Marjorie Borell who, after returning from India began manufacturing and selling them in New York in 1973.
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"Juggling is a conversation with the stick, the body, the brain." - Michael Moschen
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In 1963, Italian manufacturer, Aquilino Cosani developed a special technique for manufacturing large toy balls made of durable, burst resistant vinyl to replace rubber.
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52 years later, Kelli Samuelson is captured in a photograph hugging a giant rubber ball.
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“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. The hands can't hit what the eyes can't see.” - Muhammad Ali
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Hardstyle is an electronic dance genre mixing influences from hardtechno and hardcore.
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It's a pet!
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Did.
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Rosebud.
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Originally seen on only the hippest of children in the early 1900's. The romper hit its first fashion peak as the go to casual garb for the fashionable 20's woman on the go. With the onset of the great depression the carefree/loose/easy breezy attitude was out and with it the romper. It wasn't until the 70's that it once again briefly hit the scene. But its in the last few years the the romper has really shown its stuff. Here Becca exhibits some of the garments versatile characteristics: indoor stationary bike riding in #zonas against a impressionistic oil painting of what might possibly be the Grand Canyon. The romper does it all.
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