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Using Grsync for USB install on Raspberry Pi 

July 29, 2015 12:33 am

rpi-usbMoving an install from SD card to USB device using the dd utility can have some major annoyances. It can't be done on a running system and the destination drive needs to be larger than the source, even if the source is empty. The entire drive, including empty space is copied with dd and this can end up taking longer than a file copy.

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Cycling With GPS

July 22, 2015 5:05 pm

A basic cycle computer will give you the most important information for tracking your performance, however there are limitations that are annoying when you are looking for a specific piece of information.

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Co-motion Equator/Rohloff – Review

July 17, 2015 10:14 pm About one year ago, Sharon, my stoker/sweetheart and I began searching for a new tandem, not to replace the one we currently had, but a good travel tandem that could be more easily transported on trips where the bicycle needs to be shipped or flown to the location. I had already decided on a Co-motion and assumed that I would just need to look to see what touring options they had and order the one in the price range we wanted. Then I got a look at the "Equator.

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Fresno Rides

July 14, 2015 11:39 pm

Fresno is thought of as being really flat and it is. Most of the good riding areas surrounding Fresno are not. The majority of flat roadways are not ideal for bike riding due to traffic or poor road conditions. If you bicycle in Fresno, inevitably you will end up in the rolling hills that surround it or even higher up in the mountains where the temperatures are a little more bearable during the Summer months. Below are listed a few of my favorites with accompanying videos, mostly of descents since they are a little more entertaining to watch.

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Technicalities

Webcam Enabled/Disabled by Phone Proximity

April 6, 2015 8:21 pm If you have followed my guide on setting up Motion webcam software, or possibly another guide, you will likely have encountered a minor annoyance.  If you do not intend to run the software 24/7, you need to turn it on and off using the command line. Read On
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My First JavaScript

February 20, 2015 5:49 am

This last month, I took a course in JavaScript to get myself back into programming and web design. The class included projects to work on that demonstrated each new concept, however I felt I needed an additional challenge.

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