Fullerton Loop Trail

Fullerton Loop Trail

Well I hit Fullerton Loop trail again this weekend but did the entire loop vs part of it like I did last weekend. I got a little lost but I believe I got it down so next weekend will be perfect. Below is my Strava trip, it was fun and…continue reading →
Mountain Bike

Mountain Bike

Well just placed my order for my entry level MTB. I was looking at between the Trek Marlin 5 and the Giant Talon 29 3. Both have very similar specs and prices, I ended up going with the Giant Talon 29 3 due to having a slightly better drivetrain. The…continue reading →
Home Assistant Update

Home Assistant Update

It has been a while since I have posted an update, but I just moved my Home Assistant to a new Intel NUC, I moved it from the Raspberry Pi 3. One of the reasons was that I was buying a NUC to move my Plex server off my personal…continue reading →
Home Assistant

Home Assistant

I have been playing around with Home Assistant for the last week. While I like it you really need to spend time setting it up and monitoring it. I am sure once it is setup up the way you like it it will be easier to maintain. I am running it…continue reading →
2015 Nissan Leaf

2015 Nissan Leaf

Well just sold my old 2013 Ford Focus. I loved the 2005 Focus I had before the 2013 but it was such a pain since I had it these last 4 yrs. I was consistently taking it to the dealer each 6-8 months for something. This last visit to the…continue reading →

PNY Technologies

I have to give it up to PNY. I bought a 128gb flash drive from them on Amazon in Aug 2015 and a few months ago the drive started acting up (slow, loosing data, etc). So today I put in an RMA with PNY expecting them to deny it but…continue reading →
Hanging out in Lake Arrowhead

Hanging out in Lake Arrowhead

Well we have been in Lake Arrowhead this weekend. Last night we had a great dinner at The Lakefront Tap Room Bar and Kitchen. They are primarily bar foods, burgers & brauts. I had their Barbque Bacon Burger. I have to say it was great. The view was also very…continue reading →