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Retrotechtacular: We're Gonna Have Manual Transmissions the Way My Old Man Told Me!

Simple machines are wonderful in their own right and serve as the cornerstones of many technological advances. This is certainly true for the humble lever and the role it plays in manual transmissions as evidenced in this week’s Retrotechtacular installment, … 303 more words

Hackaday Columns

Trip planning

Tickets…check.

Travel insurance…check.

Bicylce tool kit…check.

Home schooling letter….check.

Four bike boxes….check.

Test pack of the boxes….oh, oh!

A major trip takes a lot of planning, a lot of gear, and a lot of problem solving. 510 more words

Family Trip

Death Knight Tier 17 Sets

MMO Champion released a video of the WoD Tier 17 models for the DK armor sets. Color me kooky, but I like the look of them. 13 more words

Death Knight

Zet Veloc

I love my Diesel 70 kayak. It is a fantastic boat. It’s fast, agile, and can be quite playful. It looks great too, and while it does have all of these fantastic characteristics, and although many of the Wave Sport team members often take their Diesels on some extremely gnarly runs, I have still felt a few niggles in the back of my mind with it. 1,462 more words

Reviews

Hill injuries - a few tips

“Slow down, stop running down hill with a huge pack” you will suffer when you are older” so said a wise man on the hill (George Bruce) to me many years ago. 540 more words

Friends

Hobie Introduces Mirage Pro Angler 17T Kayak

From Hobie:

Introducing the Pro Angler 17T. Three different configurations include traditional in-line tandem seating, face-to-face social tandem or solo, all with enough room for man’s best four-legged friend…and with plenty of space for standing, casting and fly fishing in comfort. 94 more words

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