I've been using Garmin Connect for several months; firstly with the Garmin Fit iPhone app and later with a Garmin Edge 500. I have been logging in to Garmin Connect and connecting the 500 by USB for upload. And then repeat to upload to Strava. (The 510 and 810 can connect by wi-fi to a phone … Continue reading Does Garmin Express and Modern Garmin Connect suck? Then this might help
The funny things you see when riding... As I hurtled down the Federal Highway/Remembrance Drive, spinning in top gear at up to 63km/h in the 100km/h zone, I noticed a Police car flashing reds and blues just beyond the Antill Street roundabout. There's a very prominent 80km/h speed camera just before the roundabout and a lot of warning … Continue reading “Ferrari Impounded after Speed and Noise Orgy”, aledgedly
Since cleaning the PC and tweaking the BIOS I haven't had a single unexpected shutdown.
I'm tracking every movement with MapMyRide. Every bike ride is recorded and shared with all humanity. I keep the tracking of some activities such as walking the dogs for myself only. The MapMy... apps and websites are quite good. I'd previously used WalkWatch and found it easy to use but difficult to export the rich data it … Continue reading MapMyEveryMovement
Once again I find myself with a flat 12 volt battery standing athwart billions of Yen of research and development... a flat battery has rendered my car inert. Could have been a light left on, a door left ajar or just a crappy battery. Sad face. UPDATE 10:00: Nice man from Allianz Roadside Assist got … Continue reading Prius fail – dead 12 volt battery
So after the 12V battery discharged the first time down to about 3.5V, I knew that I had to replace it before the Canberra Winter got too deep. (In fact, anything below 10V and a 12V battery is usually dead forever.) In Canberra, ANZAC Day on 25 April is the turning point for cold weather … Continue reading My First Prius Fail – Post Script