Category Archives: geek stuff

Jumping from Garmin to Wahoo

Along with preparation for doubles is checking on my GPS recording device … in other words, if I do a double, I want proof.  This really didn’t become an issue until I did a training ride, a 100 mile ride … Continue reading

Posted in geek stuff, Review | Tagged , | 5 Comments

That Annoying Little Spacer

Excited about my new wheels, I went ahead and changed my freewheel cassette over to my new Williams 25 Disc wheel.  Installed everything, and took it for a short spin.  However, something didn’t feel or sound right (like a little … Continue reading

Posted in geek stuff, maintenance | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Blogs Are Now Secure

It’s funny what you find out through Security Podcasts … while on the drive to LA, I was listening to the latest Security Now podcast, and found out all our wordpress blogs now are accessible via a secure SSL connection.  … Continue reading

Posted in geek stuff | Leave a comment

T-Mobile Performance Pretty Good Here in LA

Every month, I make the drive down to LA to visit my dad, and most of the time, I stay an extra day to work from here (just so that I can spend an extra day with dad).  The WiFi … Continue reading

Posted in geek stuff | Leave a comment

Shimano Camera Really Needs Better Support

So yesterday, I had a frustrating experience.  I had just completed a good butt kicking 70 mile ride to China Grade, and had various things recorded.  I heard an audible from the camera indicating that either 1) battery died or … Continue reading

Posted in geek stuff | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Rocking Out While Riding Safely

Going out on a ride, if you are riding solo, sometimes you like to rock out, listening to your favorite tunes, but that generally means headphones, and by law, you need to have at least one ear exposed. Now, whether … Continue reading

Posted in geek stuff, Review | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Another Splurge – Helmet Cam

I’ve had my eye on a helmet cam for a while now.  I’ve been seeing so many youtube videos of wild descents bombing down a mountain, and there are so many times I wish I could take a video of … Continue reading

Posted in geek stuff | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Can’t Really Justify an IPad at this point

When the iPad came out, you couldn’t help but notice the big ad campaign. Apple’s tablet entry was sure a big splash. However, I had just purchased my Asus EeePC net book. The net book is a little thicker and … Continue reading

Posted in geek stuff, Review | Tagged | Leave a comment

Droid X I have been assimilated

Ever since apple came out with the iphone, I’ve been wanting a super phone.  But since it was only available with att, I have been holding out.  Why?  Well back when I had cingular wireless (which was later bought by … Continue reading

Posted in geek stuff, Review, smartphone | Tagged | Leave a comment

Lumpy Ride … Guess It’s Time for a New Tire

So I had Continental Grand Prix 4000’s installed on my bike, and I have no idea how many miles it has, but it does have a few.  I rode on the same pair on the Big Basin ride … all … Continue reading

Posted in cycling, geek stuff, Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment