Archive for January, 2010

Campagnolo Shamal Ultra 2-Way Fit

2010 Shamal Ultra 2-Way Fit

The new version of the Campagnolo Shamal Ultra wheels sadly discontinues the great gold look from previous years, but comes with some improvements. Shamals have been considered great all-rounders, perfect for racing or training, for climbs, flats and descents. They are a medium profile wheelset.

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New European Bicycle Equipment Supplier

Campagnolo Bora Ultra Two

I’ve started working with a new European supplier. This means that I’ve got some great new prices on a bunch of new cycling gear, from frames, wheels to component groups.

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My Daily Tweets

This is what I tweeted about today…

  • 00:05 My Daily Tweets: wp.me/pWvW-3hP #
  • 00:35 BOCA=Bureau of consular affairs. #
  • 01:16 @wobblesmccoy in Taipei, ARC, resident Visa and stuff #
  • 01:32 @wobblesmccoy Im a grad student now. no bosses or other people to do it for me. #
  • 01:37 @kristenlubbe huh. Hate to admit it, but Im listening to GaGa as well. Ah well, at least Im also listening to The Lonely Island Im on a Boat #
  • 02:05 2:05 AM right about now. Going to log off. All my posts are written for the day. It’s TGIF finally! #
  • 12:59 Japanese Machine Turns Office Paper Into Toilet Paper: wp.me/pWvW-3hS #
  • 13:01 Melitta Caffeo Is One Sleek-Looking Espresso Machine: wp.me/pWvW-3hV #
  • 13:04 Junimotion Kit Robot Will Be Your Pal (for $4,000): wp.me/pWvW-3hX #
  • 13:06 Control Your Girlfriend Via Your PS3 Controller (You Wish): wp.me/pWvW-3hZ #
  • 13:26 Finally managed to sleep well last night. Didn’t have to get up this morning so I slept in. #
  • 13:27 @typefiend I read that on the Bold Italic. It sounded quite the event, although I don’t know if I’d do it, it sounds like fun. #
  • 13:27 @kristenlubbe fail about what? #
  • 13:53 @kristenlubbe Ok well we’re 13 hours ahead of EST, so it’s already mid-afternoon here. Have fun! #
  • 15:10 @typefiend She went through a lot of preparation. I like cooking, but cooking for bigger groups is a challenge. #
  • 16:07 @Joanna_Rees as you might now, our little Spike is naked and poor, so there you go. #
  • 19:29 Velocite Flux Build: wp.me/pWvW-3i2 #
  • 21:50 Nike Year of the Tiger Classic Cortez: wp.me/pWvW-3i5 #
  • 23:48 -any football references please #
  • 23:53 watching Silent Witness on BBC. #

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Nike Year of the Tiger Classic Cortez

Nike Year of the Tiger Cortez Classic

These shoes are going to be released by Nike for the upcoming Chinese New Year, which is going to be in two weeks. They are based upon the Classic Cortez and I have to say that I kind of like them, even though the fake fur is a bit much.

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Velocite Flux Pro Build

Velocite Flux Pro XC

Victor from Velocite built up a Flux for himself. It’s a carbon fiber hardtail that the company is offering. It looks pretty interesting. The lines and geometry are standard for hardtails. I find the slope of the tubes interesting.

Different view of the Flux

Control Your Girlfriend Via Your PS3 Controller (You Wish)

Gregor Collienne is a German photographer with a flair for the dramatic. I don’t think he really wants geeks to control our girlfriends via our video game controllers, but this image really caught my eye this week.

gregor colienne girlfriend video game

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Junimotion Kit Robot Will Be Your Pal (for $4,000)

This new humanoid robot will be available soon in South Korea thanks to a company name Robotro.

junimotion robot toy

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Melitta Caffeo Is One Sleek-Looking Espresso Machine

If you’re in the market for a modern and refined espresso machine, then you should most definitely consider the Melitta Caffeo Solo. It’s sleek and doesn’t use any sort of capsules.

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Japanese Machine Turns Office Paper Into Toilet Paper

012910_rg_WhiteGoat_01.jpgAlthough this isn’t yet a fully developed application for homes, it might become at some point in the future. We were really amazed at how this Japanese machine could turn discarded paper into toilet paper.

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My Daily Tweets

This is what I tweeted about today…

  • 00:07 My Daily Tweets: wp.me/pWvW-3hE #
  • 01:49 1:48AM and I’m done for the day. I have an early day tomorrow, so I’ll log off in a few minutes. #
  • 19:15 Lexon Safe Bamboo And Bio-plastic Calculators, Clocks And Radios: wp.me/pWvW-3hH #
  • 19:17 Caleb Larsen’s Arty Cube Endlessly eBays Itself: wp.me/pWvW-3hJ #
  • 19:19 Bean Drinking: Perfect to Find Coffee Makers & Coffee: wp.me/pWvW-3hL #
  • 19:22 The Egg Shower By Arina Komarova: wp.me/pWvW-3hN #
  • 19:38 long day. Hate dealing with the BOCA people. Smile and nod. #
  • 20:28 @typefiend congrats on trying that. Liquid gold copper! #
  • 23:30 Had to take a nap because of the headache I got dealing with the BOCA people this morning. Also, I taught the whole day. #

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