There are user groups you can join on BBE. Some of them give you access to private forums, such as ball manufacturer fan forums. To join, all you have to do is click the button on the BBE Home Page and select JOIN USER GROUPS.
Ah I was wondering.Earlier I tried to access the new Hammer forum but kept getting an error message. Glad it wasn't just me or the site was broken. Thanks for the update, and the new Hammer Heads section.