Category: Gadgets and Gear

  • Giro Alpinduros

    It’s cool and often damp here in the Maritimes and it happens to be my favorite time of year to ride bikes. Not least of all because it means I get to wear my most-favorite cycling shoes evar, my Giro Alpinduros again. These have proven to be my hands-down favorite shoulder-season/fall/early winter/early spring shoe. They’re […]

  • Light Phone II, For Reals

    Anyone following along here knows that awhile back I did a Light Phone Experiment, based on my learning about the Light Phone II project. Well, the plot thickens. I had a convo with my buddy Steve who has backed the LP II and decided that he probably won’t use it, so once he gets his […]

  • Watchless Weekend

    So a little over a year ago, I decided to give the Apple Series 3 Watch a go. I was able to get it with credit card bonus points, so technically, I didn’t ‘pay’ for it – we won’t mention the hundreds of dollars in interest over time. Initially I was pretty happy with it. […]

  • Bedrock Bags Kit Bag

    If I have my druthers – I don’t know what a ‘druther’ is, but if I had mine – I’d always prefer to ride my bike directly out of my garage to the trailhead or wherever the group ride meet up point is. I like the solo warmup and I have a real internal conflict […]

  • 1971 Land Rover Series IIA

    Not your Daddy’s Oldsmobile. Mine is not your conventional mid-life crisis. I don’t want the fast red sports car. I long for the slow, red truck that’s noisy and has no radio. No bluetooth. No heated seats. This particular one is a nice shade, has the additional cool tie-in of being from the year of […]