Tag: gadget

  • The great e-bike heist. And then there was none

    The great e-bike heist. And then there was none

    Earlier I wrote about my shiny new e-bike. It was great, I have ridden it to work every day since it arrived. Upgrades (like the 3-D printed thermos holder, suspension seat post) made it even better. I gotta say you should get one. And now, someone else (may his sphincter develop taste buds) has mine. […]

  • Of electric bikes and cargo: 3D printers and thermos

    Of electric bikes and cargo: 3D printers and thermos

    So we talked about the bike. 120km under my belt on it now, story checks out. Go go gadget bike makes pedalling easier. But one of the sad things, cargo. I mean, I don’t take much with me. A laptop. And a thermos of iced-tea (because the local iced-tea places are too fancy and have […]

  • Gadgets w/ wheels and batteries arrive: electric assist bike

    Gadgets w/ wheels and batteries arrive: electric assist bike

    So the new office doesn’t have free parking. Its not far from home, and I’ve been walking, but as its getting hotter that is getting stickier. Time for a solution involving electrical gadgets I hear you say. You are right! So I acquired a VoltBike Urban (black). Spiffy right? It folds up to make differently-shaped […]

  • Pragmatism and safety:

    When I was much younger, a friends dad was the local OPP constable. The area I grew up in houses were many km apart. There’s a photo to the right, somehow through the magic of 110-camera stuck winding, a double exposure showing both out the front and back of our house at the same time! […]

  • Radon season?

    OK, I said I’d stop writing about Radon for a bit, but, well, I can’t help it. A few readers have written in with their screenshots, and I thought I would share them back out. First, if you read no further, and you live in a house with a ground floor or basement, and you […]