• Cycling Question of the Week – November 8 – 14

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    Lots of us commute at some point. Sure I work out of my house but I still ride in to the next town once or twice a week to attend meetings, or I run out to the store on my bike. Well, what are some advanced bike handling skills and how do I learn them?…

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  • WordPress Stackexchange Question of the Week – November 8 -14

    WordPress Stackexchange Question of the Week – November 8 -14

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    Ever been interested in synchronizing WordPress user accounts across multiple domains? Well you weren’t the only one. There are a few answers to this one already but one seems to be far more complete. I personally can’t speak to it’s correctness but I’m watching the comments on it since there may come a time when…

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  • Time Trial Pace

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    This is a great workout to concentrate specifically on increasing your Time Trial Pace. This is a hard workout and shouldn’t be repeated on back to back days or more than twice in a week. Warm up for 10 minutes Jump to 7 out of 10 effort (just above regular time trial pace) for 10…

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  • 5 Minute Splits – Cycling Interval Workout

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    5 Minute splits are a pretty standard interval and can easily be fit into an hour long workout. they should get progressively harder and your 8 out of 10 effort should yield diminishing speed the farther into the workout you get. Warm up for 10 minutes Jump to 8 out of 10 effort for 5…

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  • Accomplished Goals

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    Well it’s official I hit my goal winter weight of 180lbs. That puts me down from 195lbs before I got my road bike in late July 2010. I also decreased my body fat from 31% to 24%. Over the winter I’d like to maintain that weight and if possible even see the body fat percentage…

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  • Motivating Yourself to Freelance and Work Fulltime

    Motivating Yourself to Freelance and Work Fulltime

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    I was recently asked what motivated me to keep working and freelance. There was a time, about a year ago now, that I worked 40 hours a week at my full time job and 30 hours a week freelancing. Add to that the fact that we own one car and my wife finished 1 –…

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  • Cycling Question of the Week – November 1 – 7

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    I’m sure we’ve all had a mishap with our bikes and wondered if the frame is still safe to ride, or maybe if it’s repairable at all. Well hop on over to bicycles.stackexchange.com for the answer to that question about bike frame repair.

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  • WordPress Stackexchange Question of the Week – November 1 – 7

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    This week’s instalment is a bit self serving, I answered the question. Ever wanted to add a custom image to your single blog posts that show up on Facebook? If you’re already using post thumbnails (featured images) then it’s entirely possible with a line of conditional code in your header and some extra code in…

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  • Essentials of my OSX Setup November 2010

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    Since I wrote the first installment of this post I purchased a new MacBook Pro. Of course I just used my own post to grab all the software I needed and found that we needed some revisions. I’ve still got some holes, specifically around virtualization and testing stuff in Windows. I’ve typically used Virtual Box…

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  • Contribute to Documentation Even if It’s Not Sexy

    Contribute to Documentation Even if It’s Not Sexy

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    We should all contribute to open source projects. If you’re building websites you’re using something open source and it just seems right that we should give something back. The real sexy thing to so when contributing to open source is committing code. For every open source project that’s out there I’m sure you can find…

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