Obviously you should try to be clear and precise, but so much of internet writing is quickly-typed ephemera, the occasional typo is harmless (and, for those of us with large fingers and small touchscreens, inevitable). There's something very sad about the person who feels compelled to type asterisk-appended… » 6/10/14 9:45pm 6/10/14 9:45pm

One of my favorite living authors is Terry Pratchett, and two of my favorite books by him are "Night Watch" and "Nation." The first is most definitely the story of a middle-aged man, looking back at his youth while facing both the joys and terrors of maturity, the second is the story of two adolescents trying to deal… » 6/06/14 5:16pm 6/06/14 5:16pm

My favorite custom tool at the bicycle shop is this homemade probe/picker-upper. It's made from an old spoke with one end sharpened and a cyclometer magnet on the other. Handy for marking seatpost heights, picking thorns out of tires and retrieving runaway ball bearing among other things. » 5/23/14 11:35am 5/23/14 11:35am