I've made another website

I've created a community site designed specifically for electric bike fans and riders. Check it out! Read More…

Why I do it

This is exactly why I have my own blog instead of just posting on some other social service.
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New Electric Bike

A few weeks ago I decided to replace the electric bike that I had built with one that was factory-produced. I made this decision for a few different reasons:


  • I wanted a bike with components that were better integrated (vs strapped to the frame)
  • I wanted a build that had refinements like internally-routed cables, that I couldn't easily do on my own build
  • I wanted a bike that was more stealthy and didn't really look like an eBike
  • I was becoming a stronger rider and wanted something that would encourage me to contribute more energy (getting more exercise) during a ride
  • Getting a factory warranty on the bike and components was icing on the cake
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A Big, Awesome Day

Before I get into why *today* was so great, I need to tell you about the day before it. Yesterday was a big day for me professionally. I gave an hour long presentation about an important topic at work, and I received a lot of really great praise from a lot of people for it. But that was small potatoes compared to today. Read More…

Return of the blog

Well, I haven't done a very good job of keeping this blog up to date, but I've had a lot going on. I'll be back-filling stories onto the blog now, so keep your eyes out for many more updates. Read More…

Learning Git

This is a really fast and easy resource to get started learning Git. Read More…

Hummingbirds

Becca and I have been enjoying our back porch more now that we have neat little hummingbirds coming by and visiting. Becca had put out a hummingbird feeder, and boy has it been a success. Read More…

My Dream Vacation

I have a dream to visit Belize some day (and maybe move there permanently). Belize is unique among the Caribbean and Central American countries for several reasons, but among the big ones for me are: the 2nd largest barrier reef in the world, a diverse ecology, Mayan ruins, and English as the national language. Read More…