Archive for January, 2010

Jan 2010 Cycling

January 31, 2010

Started Jan 1,2010 with 2695 miles and ended with 2810.  115 miles (about 90% indoors).

I am no longer using a Spreadsheet to track my miles – using Garmin Edge 500 and Garmin Connect


Mac storage tips

January 17, 2010

I have two G-Technology drives connected to the iMac via firewire.  The 2TB Raid drive contains my data (word, excel, and other files),Aperture and iTunes library.

The second G-Tech is a 2TB G-Drive – This is used for time machine and also to hold snap copies of the data.  I take a snap once a week using Parachute from

I am keeping little data on the iMac internal drive as i can then take the 2TB Raid drive to another machine and access the files.  Also if I had to bring in the iMac for repair i would not have the data

Performance of the Firewire raid drive is as good or better then the internal drive as the OS and data are not in competition for disk IO

First ride of the season yesterday – did a 12 mile ride thru northern NJ

January 17, 2010

The Garmin Edge 500 is working great – capturing speed, cadence , temp and heart rate

Stopped by CycleSport and picked up a super light weight jacket