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Boring stuff about your boring life.

  1. IntraLase LASIK (aka, laser eye surgery)

    I had my eyes lasered yesterday (3/12/2009) to correct my short sighted vision (myopia). I had an astigmatism and both my eyes were around -4.

    I decided to get it done mostly because of my motorcycling. I can't wear contact lenses on a track, because the forces keep pulling them off the centre of my eyeballs, leaving me blinded for 30 to 45 second or so. Have you tried approaching a corner, braking hard, and then almost loosing all vision? You have to do the rest of the corner ...
  2. Choosing the right safety gear

    My jacket and pants are about 10 years old now, and in need of replacement. But trying to decide what to replace them with has been challenging as their are so many options.

    First I decided what I wanted the gear for. I mostly ride on the streets, and want to go to track days and be safe.
    So I decided I wanted a two piece that can be zipped together. Because I do mostly street riding, and New Zealand being what it is, I also want something that will keep be dry for at least ...

    Updated 15th June 2009 at 23:09 by p.dath (Changing category.)

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