Archive for June 2009

WordPress Update Merry-Go-Round

Saturday, June 13, 2009

The good – Improvements?

The bad – Their updates break my theme

The ugly – I’ll waste time updating my theme

 

I just upgraded this blog’s WordPress software to version 2.7.1 two weeks ago. Unfortunately, it broke parts of my custom theme I worked so hard to create. To fix it will require several hours of work. It seems to be a php and code words issue.

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Tweeting on Twitter

Saturday, June 13, 2009

The good – I’m not sure

The bad – A timesink

The ugly – A waste of time?

 

Well, I’m now on Twitter. I resisted doing it for a long time. What finally pushed me over the edge? It may be a way for me to find new revenue streams. We’ll see.

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Bike Overhaul Project

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Austro-Daimler Pacifica

A-D Pacifica

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The good – A well-made vintage road bike, worth restoring

The bad – Same-era vintage parts are rare and expensive

The ugly – It needs a complete overhaul

 

I have a nice road bike that I bought new in the mid-1980s. It’s an Austro-Daimler Pacifica, made by Steyr-Daimler-Puch in Austria. I would estimate my Pacifica as being a 1983 model.

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