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quick update

I have been inundated with schoolwork lately but I have only a little more than 2 weeks of college left before I am DONE! Things are going well with my classes this summer. I made an A in my Concepts of Science class and a B in Intro to Ethics. I was more thankful for [...]

Marin Hamilton long term update

It has been six months since I started commuting on my Marin Hamilton 29er city bike and a while since my last update. I see a lot of search engine traffic from people looking for info on the Hamilton so I figured an update might be appreciated. I have been riding the bike on average [...]

DIY helmet bee net

It’s that time of year again when the bees and other flying bugs seem to find their way into my helmet. I have been stung countless times over the years so this time I decided to do something about it. A $0.96 3-pack of Goody hairnets from Wal-Mart provided a simple solution. It doesn’t block [...]

Commuter bike update

I have really been enjoying commuting to class on my new Marin Hamilton 29er. The simplicity of a single-speed bike is welcoming and the more relaxed geometry and fatter tires make for a more comfortable ride. One of my goals with this new bike was to get my gear off my back and onto the [...]

New Ride

Back in September I converted my old-ish Klein Q Carbon road bike over to commuting duty. I’ve been logging 50+ miles a week on it and it has worked well. I really want to get my gear off my back (15″ laptop, sketchbook, DSLR, extra lens, change of clothes, lock, thermos, tools, flat repair kit, [...]