I've been meaning to post little links more often, to interesting sites I find or books I really like (instead of saving up for one really big post every few months). This one will be a little bit long just because I've got a few things to note - in the …read more
tivo is for suckers
OK, that title is unfair. TiVo is pretty great, I bought a series 1 in 2000, and within the first year added a giant hard drive (120gb WAS pretty big in 2001!) and a network card. A year later I got DirecTV and the Philips TiVo that worked with DirecTV …read more
Get up, stand up!
More people finally catching up!
Week 2 (redux) - 3 for 3
Week 1 - 3 for 3
This was the first week to put up or shut up - I committed myself to riding my bike to work at least three days a week in April. It was raining cats and dogs Monday morning and I'd only gotten half a nights sleep due to a vomiting toddler, so …
Bon Jovi would be proud
I know people think it was about something else, but Bon Jovi's "Wanted Dead Or Alive" was all about bicycles. Steel horse? What else could he have been talking about? That dude is seriously into bikes...
So I'm ready to kick off my "ride three days a week in April …read more
Shaming myself into fitness
A few years ago I would occasionally ride my bike to work (25 miles each way). I stopped when we had Nate because there was no way I could get home in time to have dinner with him if I rode. I also got pretty damn lazy the first year …read more
Barefoot running on the radio
On national radio, the editor-in-chief of Runner's World (David Willey)
shills for the shoe companies while spreading misinformation. This piece
on NPR from last week started promisingly, but the guy doing the story
didn't bother to question this statement:
"If you are a very efficient and biomechanically gifted runner, running …