"It gives you advantages. Say somebody broke down on a trail up in the Foothills, you could go fix a bike up there. Your response time is generally faster than other people who are mobile," Little said.
On a recent trip to the Wicked Hair in Boise's Linen District, Sofie McConnaughay mulled a sugar-water-lemon paste—which she said has been referred to as Flubber—around in a gloved hand. She said the sugars aren't the normal baking variety, although the substance is edible.