Author: David

Kite Flying Sundays Afternoons

Kite Flying Sundays Afternoons The cluttered community bulletin board; Every café and coffee shop with any self respect has one. Push-pin strung business cards abound covering the range of services from Astral Projections to...

The Double-Helix Wort Chiller

I haven’t brewed in quite a while and part of the reason is that over the winter I lost my wort chiller. It wasn’t misplaced but rather I failed to sufficiently blow out all...

2013 Cycling Numbers

Here is a summary of my first year of taking cycling seriously. I did not start off the year with the intent of becoming a cyclist, I only had a notion to live healthier....

We’ve been flipping coins wrong

Actually, the title is a bit misleading. We have been using our coin flips incorrectly. A paper entitled, Dynamical Bias In The Coin Toss [PDF] came out in 2009 by a group from Stanford...

Me vs. A Tour de France Rider, by the numbers

I spent the afternoon getting caught up on the most recent stages of the Tour de France, meaning I had a lot of time on my hand. One of the thoughts I’ve had this...

I do not have a real bike

Yesterday I went on my first group ride (I do not count the Santa Fe Century) with the local Santa Fe Road Riders.  They are a fairly large and organized Santa Fe cycling club...