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Bontrager Isocore Carbon Fiber Handlebars

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As I get older, my body aches more. After a recent physical, my doctor asked me how often I took ibuprofen. When I replied, “daily”, she asked me why. Because, I told her, I never have a day where I… Continue Reading

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The Everyday Carry Podcast

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This week’s podcast sees the whole crew revisiting the idea of everyday carry. Eric and David split between “daily” carry — normal workdays, and travel. I work at home, so everyday carry means something a bit different to me, but… Continue Reading

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The American Distance Running Resurgence

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I’m going to digress in this post and talk about something that was near and dear to me for over a decade: distance running. I ran competitively from 1973 to roughly 1988. I use the word “competitively” somewhat ironically, since… Continue Reading

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Nikon D500 and the Quality of Noise

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I’ve been shooting with the Nikon D500 long enough to become comfortable now, though I’m learning something new every time I shoot with it. I bought the D500 because I wanted to return to Nikon, and return to DX shooting,… Continue Reading

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Personal Area Networks, ToolORama, and Loads of Fun

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Someday, we’ll be surrounded by an invisible network of our own, data constantly streaming into our devices, from our embedded sensors, and from the Internet. Personal Area Network technology seemed to stagnate, but now gets a new lease on life… Continue Reading

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An Ode to My Brooks B17

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I love my sleek, modern carbon-frame bike. I’ve got a Garmin cycling computer  and a heart rate monitor, both of which I use religiously when I ride. I upgraded the wheels on my Trek Domane 5.2 to carbon-fiber Shimano C24… Continue Reading

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GPU Generations Matter

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Sometimes I get tired of the upgrade train and just want to get off. I find myself wondering if upgrading PC hardware really matters over time, and what do I really gain from it. Then, of course, the empirical side… Continue Reading

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A Cornucopia of Tech Bits

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Welcome to this week’s podcast. Eric and I discuss a variety of tech subjects this week, ranging from Windows 10 Anniversary Edition, Nvidia’s insane new graphics card, and what’s Intel trying to do in automotive processing. We also talk about… Continue Reading