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Bicycles and Cats, and why bicycles self-steer themselves (and cats always land on their feet)

I’m curious, how does stem length impact steering feel? I realize that steering feel is almost 100% impacted by trail (how far the contact patch is behind the line of the head tube) but for example, on my project bike, … Continue reading

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NIC Teaming on Windows 8.1 (really)

So there is a way to get NIC Teaming to work in Windows 8.1. WS2012 R2 has dead-easy way to team any two nics (effectively giving you 2 gigabit eithernet if the other end also has at least 2 gigabit … Continue reading

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Intel’s Galileo Ardunio and Powershell

Intel’s Galileo is a pretty neat piece of kit. However it won’t always connect on the same COM port (typically COM3 or COM4). The only way the tutorials tell you to check this is via a menu deep inside the … Continue reading

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Red Green Show now on YouTube (Legally) in all it’s glory

Friend of mine sent me this: I listed out all the play lists for my dad for the red green show because youtube’s ui on the playlists is kinda funky, here it is, every episode by season play list. 91 … Continue reading

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Removing the redundant “google doodle” in Chrome

Sometime this fall Google pushed out a change that puts the google logo/search bar in the tabs home page. Clicking on the search bar in the middle of the page is just a dirty trick, it redirects you to the … Continue reading

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Setting up Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 in a workgroup

Setting up Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 in a workgroup All of Microsoft’s server stuff is designed to work within an already existing Active Directory environment. Most home users don’t have an Active Directory server, unless you are running SAMBA … Continue reading

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Intel i217-V network drivers for Windows Server 2012 R2

Intel can eat a bag of dicks. Here is the driver you need to run Server 2012 on the i217-V chipset. For some reason they released the i217-V (desktop) and i217-LM (server) versions of their gigabit ethernet chip. They are … Continue reading

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DIY Bicycle Pannier – for $12 or less

Short how to on making your own pannier bags for a bicycle rack using hardware store parts and a bag. Continue reading

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