Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 28 2012

A weekend at Watkins

What a blast! It was great to have some time to get caught up with people I only get to see once or twice a year. And to talk about things I generally only mull over in my own mind. In this case it was all VW stuff, with a little photography thrown in. And …

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Sep 19 2012

and still some residual IT geek in me.

I’ve been working to make sure my business systems meet my expectations (at least from an IT perspective) and I’ve been slowly making some improvements. The latest enhancements included getting some 3TB drives for local backups and a third NAS to do remote replication. The new drives are SATA III and my old dock didn’t …

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Sep 16 2012

Becoming a grease monkey

I’ve worked on bicycles for years and love them. The simplicity and elegance always strike a chord with me. It doesn’t take many tools to do the basics, a few wrenches and hex keys. Owning an old VW camper is another matter. Of course I knew what I was signing up for when I bought …

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Sep 13 2012

Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec et Montréal 2012

The third edition of this great weekend of racing is now in the books, including some historic moments and some personal moments. It’s taken me a while to get settled back in, to wrap up all the coverage, and to digest all that transpired. I’m now getting around to writing about it. Last year I …

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Sep 04 2012

From a Rock Star to a Legend and then a Folk Festival

My last entry was all about Lance. Since then another Armstrong has been in the news as he passed away, the one who was the first man on the moon. Don’t confuse the two, or mix them up with Neil Young as some of the media did as the news broke. I see people tripping …

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