Saw this at the Denver Airport this morning — it’s an ad for a bank giving away “free books,” with a QR code to scan from a smartphone. There were several others as well: one for free crosswords, one forRead more → QR codes for Free books
Oh snap! Maybe Gabe’s theory from Penny-Arcade will be factoring out the “Anonymity” term soon. (http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2004/03/19/)
When you get a flat, make sure you check not only the tire for burrs, pokes, nails and bits of glass, but also the rim & rimtape for damage, holes and rough bits. I’m on my fourth tube since swappingRead more → Handy Bike Tip #1
I’ve just dropped two different Netflix discs into two different mailboxes: One here at the office, the other down the street at the USPS office. I’m curious which will be delivered to the Lansing facility the fastest. The one downstairsRead more → The Great Netflix Experiment
Which is quite an accomplishment on a singlespeed, I contest. In fairness, it’s been sagging a bit for over a week now, so the blame falls entirely on me. I was dodging and weaving through the detritus left on PackardRead more → Dropped a chain
As it snowed yesterday, I realized it was time to step out to the LBS and pick up a new pair of tires for the winter haul. I picked up a set of Kenda Small Block 8s and got themRead more → First Ride on the Snow Tires!
With the recent plummet in gas prices, one might think that commuters saddled with the burden of paying for it would be in, collectively, a rosier mood. Not so, says an encounter I had this morning at Fourth & William.Read more → Gas Prices Down, Yet Drivers Still Cranky — Must Be Something Else
Now that it’s October, it’s time to start thinking about that greatest of all holidays, Halloween. And thoughts of Halloween inevitably lead to thoughts of costumes, that most important aspect of that greatest of holidays. After several years of carefulRead more → Halloween Costume Considerations
Yesterday was my first commute on the new Sutra-framed build I recently had done at Wheels in Motion. Totally awesome. It was a bit of a drawn-out experience at first, but once I started working with Marc, things came togetherRead more → New Bike!
Two trips to Michigan Stadium this weekend — Saturday for the most insane comeback I’ve ever seen the Wolverines pull off, then again Sunday for the finish of the Big House Big Heart charity 5k. Was hoping to PR there,Read more → Big House Weekend