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    What I do in my spare time, random oddities from my life

    Kona Jake the Snake Carbon 2016 Review

    by  • April 4, 2017 • Cycling • 6 Comments

    For the longest time my bike of choice has been my Kona Sutra which I bought just over two years ago, but with my 30th birthday approaching I thought it was time to have a bike that could go just a little bit faster. Don’t get me wrong, the Kona Sutra is an incredible...

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    Brompton M6L Weight Saving Project

    by  • January 29, 2017 • Cycling, Journal • 3 Comments

    Schwable Kojak Tyre

    Just under a month ago I bought myself a 2017 Brompton M6L, and I have to say it is incredible. Like most bikes however, especially one constructed of steel; it has a weight penalty. My configuration according to Brompton weighs 11.78kg, I don’t have any accurate luggage scales and Bromptons guide is meant to...

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    Brompton M6L 2017 Review

    by  • January 8, 2017 • Cycling • 1 Comment

    Brompton 2017 M6L

    I am now officially a Brompton owner. After having all sorts of bicycles; mountain bike, touring bike, downhill bike, road bike, even a unicycle. I had never had a folding bicycle. Till now that is. Evans Cycles *shudders* had a sale on their 2016 Bromptons so I purchased a M3L in light blue. Evans...

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    Guide to put your Brompton on a Diet

    by  • January 8, 2017 • Cycling • 0 Comments

    Recently I have joined the countless people around the world who have invested in a Brompton Bicycle. It is an incredible bicycle; the most fun I’ve had on a bicycle for a long time! and already is helping me get around, however at the back of my mind is always the engineer who asks;...

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    Kona Sutra 2015 Build and Review

    by  • June 10, 2015 • Journal • 2 Comments

    Kona Sutra 2015

    My journey with Kona Bikes started off with a 2003 Kona Kahuna, and today I became the proud owner of a 2015 Kona Sutra to add to my collection. The 2015 Kona Sutra is aimed as an intermediate level adventure/touring bike but also suited for your everyday commute or weekend leisure ride over a...

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    Developing Sites for IE7 Compatibility

    by  • May 20, 2015 • Journal • 0 Comments

    When it comes to web design, one of the biggest set backs is trying to accomodate older browsers. Gone are the days where you could put a label stating ‘Best viewed in Netscape’, users expect websites to just work or degrade gracefully. IE6 for the most part has been the nightmare of most developers...

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    StephaniePfister.com

    by  • April 9, 2014 • Journal • 0 Comments

    Recently I have been helping my sister set up her website and thus am shamelessly touting it here. She is a woven textile designer with a keen eye for colours. If you secretly have a passion for textiles and weaving as well as technology, be sure to check it out. http://www.StephaniePfister.com

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    5 Easy ways to take better photos

    by  • March 21, 2014 • Journal, Photography • 0 Comments

    Ever looked at your photos and thought they looked dull, or given a 5hr photo slide from a holiday which bored everyone to death. Here’s some easy tips to try out to make interesting and quirky photos. 1. Tell a story One of the easiest things to think about when taking a photo is...

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    Surface 2, fixing all but the glaring issues

    by  • September 26, 2013 • Journal • 0 Comments

    The Microsoft Surface RT tablet was introduced around a year ago as Microsofts direct competitor to the iPad. It featured premium hardware in a compact body and ran Windows RT. The tablet was offered with a range of accessories with a choice of colours. From the press releases and peoples initial hands on reviews,...

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    Improving WPF Rendering Performance (Part 1)

    by  • May 3, 2013 • .Net, Journal, Programming • 3 Comments

    This article is part of a series of articles I have written covering WPF; improving its performance, its quirks and associated workarounds, as well as porting it to WUA Applications: Improving WPF Rendering Performance (Part 1) Improving WPF Rendering performance (Part 2) Improving WPF Rendering performance (Part 3) Troubleshooting Video Playback in WPF Writing...

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