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2021-01-27: I retweeted this when it showed up in my Twitter feed but it bears repeating. Please @JoeBiden …

2021-01-27: Liebe Leute, diese Petition ist es wert unterschrieben zu werden. Gesundheitsreform für eine bessere …

2021-01-27: This blog/feed is always just a step away from becoming a repost bot for Colbert, Ruffin, Bee, …

2021-01-25: This continues to be one of the best ongoing segments in comedy. Right up there with “Amber …

2021-01-22: JUHU! Die Lieferung von @BenteliciousArt ist eben angekommen!

2021-01-22: Seems like a done deal that Fujifilm is going to release the XF70-300mmF4-5.6 R LM WR and XF27mmF2.8 …

2021-01-21: Dear @SpeakerPelosi and @SenSchumer, German from across the pond here, who has many people he cares …

2021-01-21: Oh and please, Biden, Harris, Pelosi, Schumer, listen to Samantha Bee. Please.

2021-01-21: Colbert always delivers. Really nice monologue about the inauguration of Joe Biden.

2021-01-20: Congratulations U.S.A. you have a president again. I’m so terribly happy for you.

2021-01-20: BIKEPACKING reviewed the “Ratio 1×12 Upgrade Kit” and now I want to try it. ❤️ 🚲 It …

2021-01-20: The Washington Post has a really good subscription offer for their digital content out again: USD …

2021-01-19: Das hier wird niemals nicht lustig sein.

2021-01-19: Still funny as hell.

2021-01-19: Habe gestern mitbekommen, das hier um die Ecke Giftköder gefunden wurden. Ich frage ich mich immer, …

2021-01-18: If @Apple added external keyboard support for @TextExpander to iPadOS/iOS, it would be the single …

2021-01-18: Star Trek Voyager, “Bride of Chaotica”, the casino. JANEWAY: Coffee, black. NEELIX: …

2021-01-18: Watching Star Trek Voyager‘s „Bride of Chaotica“ and want to think that they laughed themselves …

2021-01-16: Wissenschaft ist schon was Tolles! Neueste Studien haben ergeben, dass wenn man Pandas beim Bambus …

2021-01-15: From this morning’s walk with the dogs. I haven’t had this much snow at my door step …

2021-01-15: Some time in the future when we’re all allowed to travel again and trips by plane aren’t …

2021-01-14: How great is this mash-up? Sorry, rhetorical question, don’t answer. It’s great. Sweet …

2021-01-14: I’ve watched this at least 10 times and I keep giggling every time I do. This video best …

2021-01-14: waitwaitwaitwaitwaitwait … wait Samantha Bee is a beekeeper? So on the nose and so good.

2021-01-12: The more I use my iPad Pro (12.9”) for work the more I appreciate this device and the more I …

2021-01-12: Nailing it, as always: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: The terrorists who attacked Congress at …

2021-01-10: Today’s training. Oh boy. I’m going to be done for later. 🚲

2021-01-08: IM-FUCKING-PORTANT announcement! This is not a drill! The Amber Ruffin Show now has its own YouTube …

2021-01-08: “WhatsApp ändert Nutzungsbedingungen: Daten werden mit Facebook geteilt“ Dies ist eine …

2021-01-07: White supremacist, terrorist Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in seditious insurrection and my heart is broken for the people of the United States It’s really hard to put into words how painful it was to watch the events that unfolded in the …

2021-01-06: Worst thing about this Training Peaks indoor cycling training programme so far? The sensation of …

2021-01-06: This is the last evening of my vacation. Work starts again tomorrow and I’m excited to get back to …

2021-01-06: Also Kräuterseitlinge angebraten in Butter gehen schon ab.

2021-01-05: Georgians and the U.S. as a whole should be thanking Stacey Abrams and others like her from now …

2021-01-05: Really liking this mood. It was right before sunset on a heavily overcast day last week, with …

2021-01-05: Wishing the U.S. all the luck in the world for today’s run-off elections in Georgia. I hope Warnock …

2021-01-03: Despite my reservations when it was introduced, I’ve grown to appreciate the …

2021-01-03: This gal (in the snow). 🐕 📷

2021-01-03: I’m in week 2/8 of a Training Peaks cycling training plan and yeah, I’ll take low …

2021-01-02: New head canon: Grudge from Star Trek Discovery is a descendant of „The Cat from Outer Space“ …

2021-01-02: Yesterday my partner and I watched one of my favourite episodes of Star Trek Voyager. It combines my …

2021-01-01: Last week we had enough snow to warrant a trip up one of the mountains for a walk in the white. The …

2021-01-01: Ein frohes neues Jahr 2021 an alle! Möge es besser werden als das letzte.

2020-12-28: People always rave about how Paul Rudd doesn’t seem to age. @SarahKSilverman still looks like …

2020-12-25: Frohe Weihnachten! 🎄

2020-12-18: Full Frontal: Why Georgia? How the Georgia Runoffs Came To Be And Why They’re So Important.

2020-12-17: Recommended: Marques Brownlee’s very informative AirPods Max review. He really nails who …

2020-12-15: When you’re listening to a good binaural ASMR recording with well isolated earphones and …

2020-12-13: Having Neil Gaiman as a guest on two episodes of The Last Post was great. I love that he apparently …

2020-12-13: These two are experts at Sunday. 📷 🐕

2020-12-13: I rarely (dare) disagree with Alice Fraser (@aliterative) but this is one such instance. On this …

2020-12-13: ERHMAGERD! Ahsoka! A short chronology of events: The Mandalorian – Chapter 11: Bo-Katan Kryze1 tells the Din Djarin to …

2020-12-13: Ich schaue gerade die Bundespressekonferenz. Endlich ein Ansatz eines Lockdowns. Aber es geht mir …

2020-12-12: It’s always delightful when Evie is on the show with her husband.

2020-12-11: Harter Lockdown. Jetzt. Verdammt nochmal. #LockdownJetzt So, liebe asoziale Querfuzzis, Pandiemieanzweifler, Verschwörungsmystiker, rechte Abschaumler, …

2020-12-11: Hearing @aliterative crack up at jokes (from guest or her own) on The Last Post always makes my day. …

2020-12-11: Habe es eben das erste mal organisch genutzt: „Schatz? Soll ich Dir noch ein Körnerkissen in die …

2020-12-10: I just watched one Polish YouTube video. I fully expect the YouTube algorithm to flood my …

2020-12-10: 🚲 FYI: On my Saturday road ride, I rode over glass shards from broken bottles twice. No chance to …

2020-12-09: I love it when John Oliver uses his show to get up to some The Bugle-level bullshit.

2020-12-08: And I still haven't found what (saddle) I'm looking for 🚲 On Saturday, I managed to beat my innerer Schweinehund 1 to go out for a winter cold/bad weather …

2020-12-06: 62 km road ride yesterday and today a 4 km “hike” in snow. My legs aren’t happy with me. It’s …

2020-12-06: Rewatched the latest episode of Star Trek Discovery 🖖 after breakfast this morning and the scene …

2020-12-06: It’s starting to look winter-y. I like it.

2020-12-04: I just watched the latest episode of Star Trek Discovery and had tears in my eyes during the scene …

2020-12-03: Kennt jemand eine gute Alternative zu @LushDeutschland @LushLtd? Ich habe bisher deren …

2020-12-01: Fuck! Someone drove their car through the main shopping street (a pedestrian precinct) in my old …

2020-12-01: Can I just remind people about how hilarious Emmy Blotnick is? (Fair warning: some of the jokes are …

2020-11-30: Mika, proving once again that she has cat software running on dog hardware. 🐕 📷

2020-11-29: It is Sunday, 19:54 in the evening and I‘m already in bed, „Star Wars - The Clone Wars - Stories of …

2020-11-26: Dönerstag — Post Gravel Ride Edition 🚲

2020-11-25: How tired am I? Tired enough that I switched from coffee to guarana-infused, no sugar cocoa.

2020-11-25: Beautifully harsh light during yesterday’s bicycle ride/dog walk. 📷

2020-11-24: Finally got around to hanging two pieces of art up on the wall of my office. A Harry Potter-themed …

2020-11-23: That moment when you confidently lift your coffee mug and bring it to your mouth, only to find that …

2020-11-23: I blame @skrishna not just because it is easy. I blame her because she’s very much responsible for …

2020-11-23: There so much talk about steel bicycle frames being so comfy and how they reduce vibrations. …

2020-11-23: Ich mag Sarah Bosetti: Anne Frank und die “Querdenker”

2020-11-21: Woah, this is cool: “LOW WASTE BIKEPACKING: ENERGY BALLS!” I’ve been looking for a …

2020-11-20: Habe vergessen das gestern zu sagen, deswegen: Immer wieder dönerstags.

2020-11-20: 🙄 I have to install Lightroom Classic again to import some old Aperture libraries into that before I …

2020-11-19: Went for a nice afternoon ride on Swift Wind yesterday. At 15 °C it was likely the last time I got …

2020-11-19: Yesterday I washed a bunch of new merino wool clothes I splurged on during a pre-Black Friday sale …

2020-11-19: Oder anders ansgedrückt: Querdenker, Covidioten, und Rechte missbrauchen Kinder als menschliche …

2020-11-18: Beautiful commercial by BH Bikes for their new electric assist carbon road bike. I don’t plan …

2020-11-15: We had a visitor in the basement a few nights ago. 📷

2020-11-14: Just watched season 2 episode 3 of The Mandalorian. ERMAHGERD! I’m still shocked. Flabbergasted. …

2020-11-13: Interesting read: Remote Work Is Killing the Hidden Trillion-Dollar Office Economy I’m curious …

2020-11-13: This is absolutely beautiful and I want it so badly. Also reminded me that I haven’t watched …

2020-11-12: Heute war wieder Dönertag.

2020-11-11: Ich frage mich ernsthaft, wann die Bundesregierung endlich damit beginnt jede einzelne Entscheidung …

2020-11-10: I think I haven’t said this in a while, so… The team at 1Password is amazing. I genuinely love …

2020-11-10: Fun 🚲 ride on Sunday. We bought a new bicycle trailer for the dogs 🐕 and they accepted it more …

2020-11-07: Congratulations USA! I am so happy for you! „Biden × Harris“ is a go. Now I‘m going to keep my …

2020-11-07: If Garak ever starts selling black tea, I‘m sure it will be called „Darj-Elim“. 🖖

2020-11-06: What a beauty! 🚲 Bikepacking.com — READER’S RIG: BEN’S CRUST DREAMER

2020-11-06: Oh and this thing: “Stephen Rips Up The Monologue And Starts Over After Trump’s …

2020-11-06: It’s great that a lot of media outlets stopped airing Trump’s diatribe yesterday and …

2020-11-04: I’m so anxious because of the U.S. election. What a fucking mess. Got a little more than 4 …

2020-11-03: Apropos the previous post: I’ve never felt more anxiety ahead of an election day in the U.S.

2020-11-03: To all my U.S. friends: Good luck! I’m rooting for you and keeping my fingers crossed for a …

2020-10-30: Ganz großes Kino. Tag beginnt und ich schneide mir tief in den linken Ringfinger. Top!

2020-10-29: Donnerstag ist Dönertag.

2020-10-29: Ich habe gelacht. Einfach weil es aus meiner Sicht unverantwortlich ist, dass fast alle Typen von …

2020-10-29: “Kamala” by Jon Batiste.

2020-10-29: I love this segment on Seth Meyers’s show. Look forward to it every time. Jokes Seth Can’t …

2020-10-28: Ganz toller Tweet von Georg Restle, dem Redaktionsleiter von Monitor im ARD: “Pandemischer …

2020-10-28: Nick Anderson nails it again. Holy shit. Trump’s and McConnell’s destructive corruption …

2020-10-27: Enjoying every second of the Amber Ruffin Show. She’s so terribly good. More female late night …

2020-10-26: My dog is sitting on the sofa looking at me, being incredibly sulky, and low-key whining. It’s …

2020-10-26: After the cold I had last week, I took on the first properly taxing ride yesterday, and enjoyed …

2020-10-26: The muscles in my legs and lower back are sore and I‘m happy about that. 🚴🏻‍♂️

2020-10-22: Stephen Colbert: “Cruelty Was The Plan: Chilling News About The Human Toll Of Trump’s …

2020-10-22: Gravel bikes and overly aggressive tyres *OR* I was surprised how much grip semi-slick tyres have when using the right pressure 🚲 There’s an interesting article up on Gravel Cyclist: “Has Gravel Riding Got You …

2020-10-22: 11.287 neue Infektionen in den letzten 24 Stunden. Ihr verfluchten Idioten.

2020-10-21: From this morning’s long walk with the dogs. I enjoy finding these kinds of patterns. 📷

2020-10-18: A look at a platform lock-in tactic in organised religion I stumbled across this on Twitter. Originally this seems to be from the platform Quora but I …

2020-10-17: Haha, nee, aber jetzt mal ernst: #HaltDieFresseBild

2020-10-17: I have to concede—and not without a certain amount of sadness—that sandal weather is over.

2020-10-16: Brutal but true.

2020-10-16: Deezer just flushed Lady Marmalade into my music mix. Haven’t listened to that song in a long …

2020-10-16: Der Seitan-Aufschnitt, den ich grad geöffnet habe, ist haltbar bis zum 03.11.2020. Genau wie die …

2020-10-14: Amber Ruffin is a national treasure. I hope you appreciate her, U.S. folks. Oh and she has $ 20.— …

2020-10-11: The character work in Star Trek Discovery is incredible. 🖖

2020-10-08: PSA If your Apple Watch had issues with GPS tracking and showing workout route maps after updating …

2020-10-07: Es ist wirklich lächerlich, dass der Link zum Impressum einer Organisation oder Firma fast immer …

2020-10-07: Margaret Sullivan of the WaPo perfectly summarising the mainstream media’s culpability in the …

2020-10-07: Ich finde es immer wieder amüsant, wie fortschritts-, innovations- und technologiefeindlich …

2020-10-06: Since Stephen Colbert and his team moved back into the Ed Sullivan Theater, I’m enjoying the …

2020-10-05: Well that’s interesting: the Zeiss ZX1 camera is not vapourware after all. The pre-order price …

2020-10-05: Outdoor activity tracking with the Apple Watch is seriously b0rked. Ever since watchOS 7 was …

2020-10-05: Obligatory post mentioning last night’s episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. This …

2020-10-04: DS9 rewatch done. Now onto Discovery to have it freshly in memory when season 3 drops. 🖖

2020-10-04: 🚲 Saturday gravel ride: planning failures, challenging paths, and exhaustion So that was an interesting ride on Saturday. Due to poor time management and lots of rain, I …

2020-10-04: Speaking of feeling attacked, this image made by nialljudedev:

2020-10-03: Ich fühle mich persönlich angegriffen! Boxenlude auf Twitter: Mit 25: Ich bin total fertig weil ich …

2020-10-01: I’m being looked at disapprovingly from the couch by one of my dogs because it’s almost …

2020-09-30: Van Jones about the only three important things that happened during the Biden/Trump debate: Donald …

2020-09-30: Oh neat, Microsoft is finally beta testing iPad Smart Keyboard trackpad support for Office on …

2020-09-30: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on the Supreme Court. The situation is so dire but please, U.S. …

2020-09-30: Micro.blog 2.0 has officially launched! I’ve been using the platform for over a year now and I’m …

2020-09-27: Battle Cat has a new sticker. 🚴🏻‍♂️ Found an etsy shop that makes durable Black Lives Matter …

2020-09-26: I really appreciate Chris and Jordan’s reviews. This one of the Fujifilm XF50mmF1.0 R WR is no …

2020-09-24: Went for a lunch ride 🚲 into downtown Freiburg to check out the Burley Coho XC single-wheel cargo …

2020-09-23: Once again a hard-hitting, enraging, but sadly all too true comic from Nick Anderson.

2020-09-22: 😂 … Simone Buchholz auf Twitter: Tour de France ohne Corona-Fälle beendet. jetzt müssen wir nur …

2020-09-21: ➡️ Die FDP fordert ständig Steuersenkungen, speziell für die eigene, reiche Klientel. ➡️ Der Staat …

2020-09-19: Honestly? 2020 can go fuck itself. R.I.P. Notorious RBG.

2020-09-18: Ich würde echt gern die Schlagzeilen-Funktion der iOS 14 Widgets nutzen. Dummerweise kann ich die …

2020-09-18: Saw this on Twitter five minutes ago and I’m still laughing.

2020-09-18: Oh the agony of waiting for your favourite apps to be updated with iOS 14 widgets.

2020-09-16: Installing iOS 14 on my iPhone 7 Plus. Should be fun. Really looking forward to the widgets on the …

2020-09-16: My view during dinner last night. We ate at the Höfener Hütte in Buchenbach, Germany. 📷

2020-09-15: Giddy with excitement, I am. (Sorry. Not sorry.)

2020-09-14: Two 🚲 things: Really liking the Shimano SPD pedals at this point. Solid performers. My legs are so …

2020-09-14: Went for a gravel ride after dark last night. Mostly downhill but on paths I haven’t ridden before. …

2020-09-12: Ich war eben einige Stunden in der Freiburger Innenstadt. Sie ist schön und ich will meine neue …

2020-09-11: Ich bin hungrig einkaufen gegangen. Ist nie eine gute Idee. Sollte eigentlich nur eine Kleinigkeit …

2020-09-11: Yesterday’s 40 km 🚲 ride, which was supposed to be relaxed but turned into a bit of a smash …

2020-09-11: Ordered 3 books in my local book shop this morning: Solutions and other Problems – Allie Brosh Star …

2020-09-10: I’m about to hop on a call with a potential client. My dog is sleeping on the couch behind me, …

2020-09-10: Ah, the fun of applying a new theme to one’s site and then tinkering with the code for weeks …

2020-09-09: YouTube just put a tribute to Chadwick Boseman into front of me. Still sad about his passing. Fuck …

2020-09-08: Nur mal so als Erinnerung: Die BILD ist ein verabscheuungswürdiges Drecksblatt und jede Person, die …

2020-09-06: Rivella ist für die Schweiz, was Irn Bru für Schottland ist.

2020-09-01: Having a late breakfast and watching „Looking for par’Mach in All the Wrong Places“ and eating …

2020-08-30: Ein paar Gedanken zur #b2908-Demo Ich habe gerade Urlaub und versucht meinen Social Media-Konsum auf ein Minimum herunterzufahren. …

2020-08-28: Nun da die #b2908 Demo genehmigt wurde, bin ich mir sicher, dass die @polizeiberlin bei Verstößen …

2020-08-27: Immer wieder schön derart gute Nachrichten zu sehen: Tracking-Schutz in iOS 14: Facebook befürchtet …

2020-08-26: Today my partner and I celebrate Bijou’s birthday. We don’t really know when she was born, so we …

2020-08-26: In praise of the local loop This video popped up in the Radavist feed a few days ago and it really spoke to me. It was made by …

2020-08-24: Oh yeah! The coffee is finally doing its job.

2020-08-24: Recap of my weekend (week 34) Saturday Slept in. Really. Had an extended, Hobbit-worthy breakfast outside watching Star Trek: …

2020-08-22: Grad eben auf Twitter gelesen und gut gelacht: Wenn der syrische Azubi den Klassenraum mit …

2020-08-20: Apropos the previous post. The dyneema pouch is from a small Italian manufacturer of bike stuff …

2020-08-20: A face mask. Part of my essential ride kit these days. 🚲

2020-08-20: The commuter bike is close to its final form. I’m waiting for a used Rotor 3D30 crankset to …

2020-08-19: Mahlzeit! Das ist denke ich eine Schwebfliegenart aber keine Ahnung welche. Sie war sehr groß und …

2020-08-19: Auch interessant zwei Euro Fighter tief über das eigene Haus fliegen zu sehen. Machen die …

2020-08-19: Just scrolled through Instagram and saw 3 sponsored posts and 2 ads for the Quad Lock bike/phone …

2020-08-19: Gotta say, it’s nice not to be bitten by mosquitoes at night and to sleep without having to assume I …

2020-08-18: This entire “AMERICA: ENDGAME” montage is campy but great. I cannot get over the fact …

2020-08-18: First ride to St. Märgen What a fun morning ride. I’ve been meaning to take the road up to St. Märgen for a while now …

2020-08-17: When someone asks me, “How many cloves of garlic did you put into that garlic butter?”

2020-08-17: After both my pairs of HT X2 pedals developed a clicking despite regular maintenance, I’m now …

2020-08-17: Schön zusammengefasst von Peter Breuer: Populisten hetzen ihre Unterstützer, die sie im Grunde …

2020-08-15: We had a visitor in the garden this morning.

2020-08-14: You know your dogs love you when they poop at the exact same time so you only need one bag to pick …

2020-08-13: The penny. It has dropped.

2020-08-12: Becca Farsace is quickly becoming my favourite editor on The Verge and, in my opinion, one of the …

2020-08-12: Addendum to the bike rebuild post: Turns Out™ that even with less carbon involved and the Ultegra …

2020-08-12: I honestly have no words for how much I love the people I work with. All top-notch human beings.

2020-08-11: Road bike rebuild project: Litespeed Tuscany (2004) Well, I succumbed. After so many road rides on my commuter/road bike with its 1×12 gearing, I …

2020-08-10: Recap of my weekend (week 32) Saturday Cycled up one of the higher mountains in this region for the first time (Schauinsland). …

2020-08-10: I say this from the bottom of my heart: Communist Party of the PRC, Grass Mud Horse. Free Hongkong.

2020-08-09: A lot of „bike maintenance firsts“ happening for me during this rebuild. Just now: shortening a …

2020-08-09: Volksverpetzer auf Twitter: Komisch, dass “Dinge hinterfragen” und “nicht alles …

2020-08-08: Folks, I‘m disappointed. How come no one ever told how amazing 46/30 chainrings are? Just rode up …

2020-08-05: We‘ve reached season 4 in our DS9 rewatch and I’m enjoying the living hell out of “Way of the …

2020-08-05: This gal. She’s so cute when she’s sleeping.

2020-08-03: Started a new bike project and was delighted to find out that I can equip a ~ 14 years old …

2020-07-30: This is insane. I’m scared shitless just looking at some of those drops: Remy Metailler …

2020-07-28: #WhereIRide 🚴‍♂️📷

2020-07-24: Well that’s a bit disappointing. I bought a beautiful tool roll to replace the saddle bag on …

2020-07-20: Saw an article on The Radavist about a new project called Ride Together aiming to make cycling safer …

2020-07-20: Really nice ride yesterday with a few very punchy and exceedingly steeps climbs in the last third.

2020-07-19: Fun Sunday activity (no really): Upgrading my partner’s commuter bike from a 2×9 to a 1×12 …

2020-07-18: 🙀 Just received a „your order is on its way“ notification from a small manufacturer of bike bags …

2020-07-15: I fell down a fun rabbit hole on Monday evening watching Black YouTubers‘ reactions to „Eminem ft …

2020-07-14: Habe gerade an einer telefonischen Umfrage des “Bundesamt für die Sicherheit der nuklearen …

2020-07-13: This video needs to be run in every ad break on Fox News from now until the election in November. No …

2020-07-12: Yeah, sorry, that’s just beyond unrealistic.

2020-07-09: w00t! Fujifilm released their webcam software for macOS. Will have to try this later today.

2020-07-09: Hach, immer wieder schön, wenn Aktionen von Rechten nach hinten losgehen und über die AfD gelacht …

2020-07-08: That was one hard ride yesterday. Today my legs are totally empty and it took me three mugs of …

2020-07-05: Working on my Bedrock Sandals tan.

2020-07-02: w00t! A JSON editor recommendation by a colleague and friend panned out and that’s going to …

2020-07-02: Every time I watch DS9, I keep being impressed by the portrayal of a single-father/son duo (Ben …

2020-07-01: Neat review of the Paul Klamper disc brake calipers. I considered these a while back for my gravel …

2020-06-30: Whiskers.

2020-06-29: Durch solche Meldungen mag ich Apple jeden Tag ein wenig mehr. heise online: „iPhone mit begrenzter …

2020-06-28: Since getting back in to cycling, I‘ve learned a lot about bike maintenance by watching the …

2020-06-28: Bin grad im Kapitel „Highschool“ in Alice Hasters Buch angelangt. Puh, diese Passage: »Hey …

2020-06-26: The Trump regime is inexcusably and openly tolerating hundreds of thousands of U.S. Americans dying …

2020-06-25: Was that pride I heard in Andy’s (@hellobuglers) voice when Alice (@aliterative) made that …

2020-06-24: Nice little 2× drivetrain gear ratio quirk Warning, this may be a bit wordy and nerdy. I have been researching drivetrain options again—don‘t …

2020-06-24: That’s just as realisitic as any stock market predictors we see out there.

2020-06-23: MUAHAHA! Looks like I’ve managed to snag the 46/30 Easton Gravel Rings double chainring from …

2020-06-23: Clip-on aero bars or lightweight toast carrier? You decide.

2020-06-15: Second mug of coffee for the day? ✅

2020-06-13: Ok, I may have (wilfully) underestimated how much harder a switch from a 32- to a 36-tooth (oval) …

2020-06-11: FYI: Shimano gravel cycling rear derailleur chain length sizing Road derailleurs, including the …

2020-06-10: I really hope they’re going to remaster and release Deep Space Nine in HD. It’s jarring to go from …

2020-06-10: 😂 While taking the dogs out for a walk, I went past a house where someone was practicing a brass …

2020-06-08: w00t! The oval Garbaruk chainring I ordered is likely going to arrive tomorrow. Much earlier than …

2020-06-08: Fixing tubeless valve seal issues with DT Swiss CR 1600 Spline wheels In the process of setting up my second CR 1600 Spline wheel set tubeless, I ran into the issue of …

2020-06-07: Went for a short and quick bike ride. Came home mildly exhausted and satisfied. Right as I got out …

2020-06-07: Ugh. Just had to resort to buying something on Amazon because I can’t get the thing anywhere else. …

2020-06-05: This is going to piss off Orange Hitler so much. Delicious. #BlackLivesMatter …

2020-06-05: A pair of WTB Exposure tyres (30 mm, tan wall) has just arrived. Looking forward to trying road …

2020-06-05: I updated my post collecting Amber Ruffin’s videos about her encounters with the police. Watch …

2020-06-05: Clip of Kimberly Jones on the riots, property damage, and the broken social contract. Deaf/HoH/ESL …

2020-06-04: I just had the thought that ASMR is the hoo-man equivalent of Oo-mox.

2020-06-04: Listen to Arnie, he knows. Such a powerful speech from Arnie 3 Jun 2020 pic.twitter.com/YQjq40BUAk …

2020-06-04: Eben endlich “Was weiße Menschen nicht über Rassismus hören wollen” von @alicehasters …

2020-06-03: Speaking of my bikes and Pandemic Purchases™: I’ve ordered an oval chainring to try on Battle …

2020-06-03: This combo of a e*thirteen TRS Plus Gen 2 12-speed cassette paired to a SRAM X01 Eagle derailleur is …

2020-06-03: Black comedian and writer Amber Ruffin recounts encounters with police I adore Amber Ruffin’s comedy and I look forward to her appearances on Late Night with Seth …

2020-06-02: I’m still discovering this new region I live in and this view was offered to me on a recent …

2020-06-01: Das sollte mal wieder erwähnt werden: Ich bin überzeugter Antifaschist.

2020-06-01: That wasn’t half bad of a ride yesterday. The last 10 km weren’t pretty but overall …

2020-05-30: The Specialized Power Arc Elaston is on the gravel bike and my Fabric Scoop Pro is on the road bike …

2020-05-29: The ease of maintenance and customisability of DT Swiss hubs continues to impress me.

2020-05-28: So @Twitter, Trump has thrown down the gauntlet. How about you show him who’s boss by …

2020-05-28: She’s cute and she damn well knows it. That’s her “What are you doing? Can we …

2020-05-28: In mid-2017 I fell back in love with cycling and the Cannondale Slate was the bike I lusted after. …

2020-05-27: "Donald the Reaper", an incredibly powerful drawing by Mark Dolk The Dutch artist Mark Dolk posted this drawing on their Instagram page on 10 May 2020. A few days …

2020-05-26: Ok, I’ve had it with this Ergon saddle; it needs to go. I’m going to move my Fabric …

2020-05-26: I felt good after the ride yesterday but my legs are quite empty today. Huh.

2020-05-25: Sehr schöner und bissiger Beitrag der heute-show zu den Auswirkungen von COVID-19 auf die …

2020-05-25: Walked past these super relaxed cows on my Sunday hike. The meadow they were on was fenced off on …

2020-05-25: Der deutsche Verfassungsschutz sollte einer gründlichen Prüfung unterzogen werden Das unser deutscher Verfassungsschutz zumindest inkompetent ist und häufig höchst bedenkliche …

2020-05-23: Trying a Garbaruk chainring to reduce chain drop Since going 1× on my gravel bike, I’ve had a couple of instances of dropping my chain on quick and …

2020-05-21: Ein Familienmitglied testet aktuell ein elektrifiziertes Delta-Trike von Hase Bikes. Das sind schon …

2020-05-21: Finished season five of “She-Ra and the Princess of Power” yesterday. What an absolutely …

2020-05-19: Deezer just put Tina Turner — Goldeneye into my shuffle and it reminded me how much I liked that …

2020-05-18: Nickerchen sind das Geilste, was es gibt.

2020-05-18: Radfahrttipp: "Kurze, harte Schotterrunde" Ich bin ja immer auf der Suche nach netten Strecken und insbesonndere nach solchen, die sich auf …

2020-05-16: There is a The Bugle live stream happening right now! This is not a drill! This is not a drill!

2020-05-14: Für jeden Mann sehenswert und es wert die Lehren daraus zu beherzigen. Männerwelten - Belästigung …

2020-05-14: Bezüglich des vorherigen Beitrags: Leute wie KenFM sind einfach nur üble Zeitgenossen, die für Geld …

2020-05-14: Wenn ich Artikel wie “Stefan Homburg: Prof. Verschwörungsmystiker” von Bastian Brinkmann …

2020-05-14: I absolutely adore Chris Harris’s (@harrismonkey) videos about cars and the way the editors …

2020-05-13: First impressions: e*thirteen XCX Plus 11-speed & TRS Plus Gen 2 12-speed cassettes The e*thirteen XCX Plus 9–39 11-speed cassette has been on my gravel bike for over a month now and …

2020-05-12: Stephen Colbert’s monologues while at home with their smaller and bigger mishaps are giving me …

2020-05-08: ALDER! (Ich entschuldige mich für diesen obskuren Metawitz.)

2020-05-07: Certain behaviours of my 2016 MacBook Pro baffle me. Earlier today this happened: The left side …

2020-05-06: Working from the garden. My dog walks over to her empty water bowl, showing me she’s thirsty. …

2020-05-06: This little, new blackbirb was sunbathing and warming its butt on warm tiles of our terrace a few …

2020-05-06: These two titanium Wolftooth Morse Cages just replaced the magnetic Fidlock bottles I had on there. …

2020-05-05: Bin gespannt, ob unsere Bundesregierung das Richtige tut und Unternehmen, die jetzt nach …

2020-05-04: “Can’t Hold Us” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Ray Dalton is one of those songs …

2020-05-04: Well, now I finally know where Oreos come from.

2020-05-04: 4 May be with you.

2020-05-04: Na das ist ja mal ein toller Start in die neue Woche. Bin aufgewacht und habe aus irgendeinem mir …

2020-05-01: So so, MS Office für das iPad erhält bald Multi-Window-Support. Schön. Überfällig aber schön. Jetzt …

2020-05-01: This is so dark. Monster under the bed — SMBC by Zach Weinersmith

2020-04-30: I watched an episode of the latest and last season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars during lunch. As if …

2020-04-28: Had a bad day yesterday. Managed to pick myself up (barely), went for a short, hard ride and felt …

2020-04-26: The latter part of season 5 of Star Trek TNG is full of so many brilliant episodes. Love it. About …

2020-04-22: Seeing Stephen’s wife Eve pop onto the screen during “A Late Show with Stephen …

2020-04-21: The Corona Pandemic is not over, people. Keep the social distancing going and do not congregate. …

2020-04-21: Welp. Went to bed at 2300 and woke with a start at 0400 from what must’ve been a really weird …

2020-04-20: Mine is supposed to arrive tomorrow and this review of the Magic Keyboard for the iPad Pro by Dieter …

2020-04-20: I say this with all the love I can muster: Dear citizens of the U.S., this is the woman that …

2020-04-20: Also re: the previous post: If you name a cat “Mowgli” instead of “Meowgli”, …

2020-04-20: This is Mowgli, the neighbour’s cat. He’s checking if the coast is clear to take a poop …

2020-04-17: Seit wann bietet DHL denn Live Tracking bei der Sendungsverfolgung an? Finde ich sehr praktisch und …

2020-04-17: Bin positiv überrascht, wie unkompliziert die Einrichtung der FRITZ!Box 7590 und diverser Repeater …

2020-04-16: Very enjoyable video by Jack and Joe of BikeRadar about “secrets of the bike industry”. …

2020-04-16: I ordered the Magic Keyboard for my 12.9 in 2018 iPad Pro yesterday. Really hoping that it works …

2020-04-16: Habe mich eben getraut die Kommentare zu einem englisch untertitelten Ausschnitt der letzten …

2020-04-15: Absurde Comics wie dieser sind der Grund, wieso ich Ralph Ruthe so mag.

2020-04-14: Hot damn! What a machine: Chiru Kegeti Gravel Bike #bikeporn #WhatsAGravelBikeAnyway

2020-04-14: Loving @feedbin more and more, gotta say. Today I remembered the newsletter subscription feature and …

2020-04-14: Eben im Garten eine Blaue Holzbiene gesehen. Es freut mich riesig, dass die hier rumschwirren. Werde …

2020-04-14: Ganz toller kurzer Thread von Julia Reda zur Problematik von Uploadfiltern am Beispiel eines Videos …

2020-04-12: We’re enjoying a peaceful evening in our garden. My partner: “It’s so beautifully quiet.” Our dog a …

2020-04-11: Started watching “Unification” tonight. What a perfect pair of episodes. The scene with …

2020-04-09: Speaking of Star Trek. Transporters, how do they work and why are they still being used despite so …

2020-04-09: I love Star Trek and the people behind it. They all seem like such amazing humans. No matter where …

2020-04-08: Both my bikes have been set up with e*thirteen cassettes. 11-speed 9–39 + 32-tooth chainring + …

2020-03-31: Oh and to add insult to injury, Adobe still doesn’t provide instructions on how to remove …

2020-03-31: Tried filling a form with Adobe Reader. It refused to let me use the “print to PDF” …

2020-03-30: Home improvement/wood working pet peeve: I hate Phillips and Pozidriv screw heads with a passion. …

2020-03-25: Bijou taking a nap in the garden. Nothing more, nothing less.

2020-03-23: Eben lief seelenruhig ein Storch auf dem Weg vor unserem Gartenzaun entlang. Bitte wie? Kann das …

2020-03-22: Es war sehr eigenartig heute beim Gassigehen keine Kondensstreifen am Himmel zu sehen. Aber auch …

2020-03-19: FYI, the Razer Abyssus Mirror is still my favourite wired mouse. Very reliable, no software drivers …

2020-03-19: Seit der Ansprache der Kanzlerin gestern ist heute deutlich weniger los auf den Straßen hier oben in …

2020-03-18: Really cool ad for the new iPad Pro but dang that new Magic Keyboard has me excited. Glad to see …

2020-03-18: Holy smokes, the latest Slack update is great. Really liking the new organisation and having all …

2020-03-17: Spring is here. Let’s hope it doesn’t come to a curfew and we all get to enjoy scenes like this. I …

2020-03-16: Today was a productive day on all fronts. Let’s hope tomorrow is going to go similarly well.

2020-03-16: The feature in my iPhone 7 Plus that I like most these days? Waterproofing. I wash it at least once …

2020-03-15: Not gonna lie, this week’s episode of The Bugle was one of the funniest in recent memory. Thank you …

2020-03-15: Watching ST:TNG “Galaxy’s Child”. Geordi’s storyline is one of the most cringeworthy things ever in …

2020-03-14: This week was hard on all of us. So here’s a picture of Bijou napping peacefully. Maybe it …

2020-03-13: I cannot even begin to express how much joy Star Trek – Picard fills me with. This perfect mix of a …

2020-03-11: Interessant, ich beginne an den Liedern von Peter Fox Gefallen zu finden. Hätte ich vor einigen …

2020-03-08: Es gibt ja Leute, die verkaufen IKEA Ivar-Regalböden des alten Typs. Die sind doch wahnsinnig.

2020-03-05: In reference to my last post, my current poison from Mondo del Caffè: “F.U.R.O.R.E.” …

2020-03-04: Ever since this comic was published for the first time, I briefly think about it when I make a fresh …

2020-03-03: The switch to 1× is happening. New crankset and an e*thirteen XCX Plus 3-39 cassette have been …

2020-02-28: Ok, I didn’t think this would happen but I might go hydraulic/mechanical 1× on the gravel bike …

2020-02-28: This woman is delightful, smart, and fierce. I believe the U.S. would heal and prosper with her as …

2020-02-27: Apple doesn't care about audio quality my butt, Neil Young By internet time this story is ages old, I know, but I was reminded again that Apple cares about …

2020-02-26: I continue to be shocked about the incredible gap in competence and clarity of communication between …

2020-02-20: I would kill for a Psion 5mx style keyboard case for my iPhone No no no, hear me out… It’s crazy how many things I can get done on this little super computer that …

2020-02-18: Mole hill I’m willing to die on: Apple’s Butterfly Keyboards provide the most …

2020-02-16: Symphoniekonzert des Collegium Musicum der Universität Trier. Immer wieder ein Genuß. (Mussorgsky, …

2020-02-05: Fujifilm just announced my next camera, the X100V (ARGH!) Yesterday Fujifilm announced a few new things at their “X Summit” in London. The most …

2020-02-03: Well dammit. Looks like I’ll be exploring a change in groupset and braking system for my …

2020-02-03: So that’s neat: it’s possible to update my camera’s firmware through the companion …

2020-01-29: I find it so infuriating that even with iPadOS, the iPad Pro is still so much less capable in places …

2020-01-26: I’ve started watching Vikings a number of weeks ago and I’m now in the second half of …

2020-01-25: Today my Subaru Forester had the OEM stereo replaced with a Kenwood unit with Apple CarPlay. First …

2020-01-25: DPReview TV compares the Fujfilm XF35mmF2 R WR and XC35mmF2 Fujifilm continues to give me reasons to like them. I started the video expecting to see Chris …

2020-01-22: The art of David Lanham I absolutely love David Lanham’s art; he has such a distinctive and captivating style. …

2020-01-21: This continues to be one of my favourite electronic tracks: Daft Punk — Derezzed

2020-01-20: Literally every time I walk in on the dogs having snuck into the bedroom to sleep on my bed, seeing …

2020-01-20: I’m not entirely sure how this happened because no one put the little stuffed toy pig on …

2020-01-18: I was just reminded again that I cannot stomach Michael Bay movies. Tried watching 6 Underground and …

2020-01-17: I just remembered how much I liked the bumper style cases for the iPhone 4 and 4S and now I’m …

2020-01-16: The first ride of 2020 Two weeks. Two weeks I couldn’t find a day with weather good enough to take Battle Cat out for a …

2020-01-15: Die deutsche Autoindustrie hat es verdient zu sterben Diese Meldung sah ich heute in meinem Twitter-Stream: Umstellung auf Elektromobilität: VDA verlangt …

2020-01-14: Ladies and gentlemen, the brilliant Amber Ruffin: Amber Says What: The Cats Movie, Sharon Stone on …

2020-01-14: Ich stand eben an einer Ampel in der Paulinstraße neben einem Transportfahrzeug der Konditorei Raab …

2020-01-13: Sometimes a little effort can make a good thing even better. Today’s example: Warming the milk …

2020-01-12: XKCD continues to deliver. This is such a dilemma for me every time.

2020-01-11: Today went nothing like planned. My partner wanted to go for a 12 km hike with our dogs and I …

2020-01-11: Podcast recommendation „The Last Post“ This is a daily satirical podcast hosted by Alice Fraser …

2020-01-09: I love me a good pun. I laughed more than I probably should’ve about this comic on Dork Tower.

2020-01-09: Two interesting concepts from DELL at CES 2020 CES 2020 is in full swing and two things Dell announced—or rather teased—have me intrigued: The …

2020-01-03: Really enjoyed The Rise of Skywalker. Good movie with a satisfying, if surprising ending.

2020-01-03: I’m trying very hard not having to get custom eartips made for my Campfire Audio earphones, so …

2020-01-03: “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” is going to be the first movie I watch in the cinema this year. …

2020-01-01: Ein frohes neues Jahr! 🎊 Happy New Year! 🎉

2019-12-31: The last ride of 2019 With the weather as good as it was, I decided to get in one last ride this year. Nothing fancy just …

2019-12-31: Daumen hoch! Es ist nicht mal zehn und es wird schon geböllert. Die kleinere meiner Hündinnen …

2019-12-30: Finished two TV series in this neither-here-nor-there time between the years: Lost in Space, season …

2019-12-28: Impressions from a morning walk in the fog We met up with a friend and her dog on a hilltop fairly close to our place for a morning walk. The …

2019-12-24: Only just got around to reading this obituary for René Auberjonois by Nana Visitor and it made me …

2019-12-23: Mövenpick, Langnese, Landliebe und der ganze Rest sollten sich für die Eismogelpackungen echt …

2019-12-23: This is from yesterday but Mika really knows how to Sunday.

2019-12-20: Liebe Bundeskanzlerin Frau Angela Merkel, ich denke es wird Zeit, dass Sie Herrn Andreas Scheuer Ihr …

2019-12-16: Keeping my fingers crossed that the weather tomorrow is going to be as good as the weather report …

2019-12-13: My first longer road ride in a while and I got caught in a heavy rain shower almost immediately. …

2019-12-12: Re: last post The Campfire Audio Comet cost me € 200.— whereas the UM Pro 30 cost twice as much. …

2019-12-12: My new Campfire Audio Comet earphones just arrived and I’m stunned. These little buggers have …

2019-12-11: I’m so very tempted to do the Festive 500 this year. Let’s hope the weather …

2019-12-10: PSA: Lightroom for iPad updated with long-awaited SD card support Adobe updated Lightroom for iPad yesterday and added a few very welcome features, chief among them …

2019-12-09: Not a day goes by that I’m not grateful to work with the people at 1Password. It’s a great team …

2019-12-09: Three trailers that have me giddy with anticipation Over the past week three upcoming movies had their trailers released that I just cannot wait to see …

2019-12-08: It’s rainy, it’s windy, and I can’t shake this tiredness today. Time to hop on the bike and go for a …

2019-12-06: I just realised once again that I would really like to have one of those nice RadTech RadSleevz but …

2019-12-06: Ein sehr lesenswerter Thread, in dem meine Frustration mit den Reaktionen zum neuen …

2019-12-06: On the one hand it’s nice to have reached my daily calorie goal with one taxing activity today, on …

2019-12-05: Odd, today’s one of those days where music has an even greater effect on me than usual. …

2019-12-05: Angekündigt ≠ Versandt Es ist irgendwie jedes mal das Gleiche: ich möchte etwas per Internet bestellen, finde einen …

2019-12-03: Achievement unlocked: a second wheel set for my bike After my failed experiment of trying to mount 650b wheels on Battle Cat, my gravel bike, I couldn’t …

2019-12-03: It’s 1 AM and somehow a really large wasp gets into the flat, you go to fetch a glass and a bit of …

2019-12-02: I love how easy wide-angle lenses make capturing panoramic photos with interesting views/angles. …

2019-12-01: The next few weeks are going to be horrible for my waistline unless I’m going to keep myself …

2019-12-01: Trees and shadows and a dog happy to be in the forest We visited family over the weekend in a rather unplanned manner. On Saturday the weather was better …

2019-11-29: I still haven’t gotten used to the naturally aspirated 4-cylinder boxer engine in front of the …

2019-11-28: My hips don’t lie … … … about how many cake pops I’ve eaten over the last few days.

2019-11-28: Oh my. I just discovered that macOS now offers more highlight colours than before. Any selection on …

2019-11-27: Gerade “Zeit der Geheimnisse” auf Netflix zu Ende geschaut. Schöne Miniserie, wirklich …

2019-11-27: I’m listening to the Matrix 2 & 3 soundtracks again because I can’t for the life of …

2019-11-26: Zefrank delivers. Every.Single.Time. PetsTalk Holidays

2019-11-26: Break Ya Neck by Busta Rhymes just came up in my recommendations in Deezer and the impulse to skip …

2019-11-26: The feeling of accomplishment I get disassembling a defective household appliance, determining the …

2019-11-25: I’m so here for this kind of riding. Smooth, hard-pack gravel going down a hill at speed. So much …

2019-11-24: Good morning.

2019-11-24: Es ist so ein Luxus einen Backshop mit wirklich guten Brötchen fußläufig zu haben. Schräg, dass dies …

2019-11-23: Reading this makes me incredibly happy. Seeing that Twitterrific’s subscription scheme is resulting …

2019-11-22: Just saw an article about how Apple removed ratings from their online store. It mentioned that the …

2019-11-22: 200 Million Reasons to Watch 1Password by Rebecca Sadwick I’m part of this team and the …

2019-11-22: First ride with the WTB NANO 40 On Wednesday, in an attempt to make good use of the surprisingly sunny weather, I took my gravel …

2019-11-21: Next week is going to be a good week This is from one of my favourite web comics, Questionable Content by Jeph Jacques.

2019-11-21: Diese neuen Knoppers-Riegel sind für mich in kürzester Zeit zu einer absoluten Suchtsüßigkeit …

2019-11-20: From my “hey, I’ve never gotten lost in the woods, why not give that a try”-ride two weeks ago. The …

2019-11-19: Steven Colbert's New Zealand Special, part 1 I’m not gonna lie, I was looking forward to this a lot. This man is such a huge Lord of the …

2019-11-17: I decided to set up macOS Catalina with a fresh install. It’ll allow me to rethink a couple of …

2019-11-16: Set up a pair of brand new WTB Nano 40c and I noticed that the front tyre has a slight imperfection …

2019-11-15: On Sunday my ride ended with me literally getting lost in the woods for a bit because both Google …

2019-11-14: When you find out coincidentally that the theme you chose for your site renders Markdown footnotes …

2019-11-14: The iPad is still being held back by its operating system and Apple isn't being straightforward about the why My colleague and friend Mike sent me a link to an interview with Phil Schiller on c|net conducted by …

2019-11-13: 584×47 mm — my beautiful but failed experiment A couple of weeks ago I had the idea to buy a second wheel set for Battle Cat, my gravel bike, to …

2019-11-12: Is it fine to call the Zeiss ZX1 vapourware at this point? When it was announced at Photokina, I was …

2019-11-12: This may be a bit meta but I wonder if Apple is keeping new styles of Memoji in their backpocket to …

2019-11-12: Apple’s AirPods are disposable and they shouldn‘t be Last week I came across an article by Geoffrey A. Fowler in the Washington Post titled „Everyone’s …

2019-11-07: Two reviews of the Quoc Gran Tourer gravel cycling shoes and my own two cents Two comprehensive reviews of the Quoc Gran Tourer have cropped up on sites that I frequently read. …

2019-11-05: So, eben endlich Fördermitglied bei der Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte geworden. Ist echt …

2019-11-05: What an absolutely stunning paint job. I want a Cannondale Slate but the geometry isn’t for …

2019-11-05: A new Spider-Verse movie has been announced Sony/Marvel announced a new Spider-Verse movie and I’m so happy this is coming. Even though …

2019-11-02: Watching “The Shape of Water”. I love Michael Shannon in the role of a dirtbag.

2019-11-02: It’s 2 Nov and I have had “Have yourself a merry little Christmas” stuck in my head for the past …

2019-11-01: I won’t be riding Battle Cat, my gravel bike, with the new wheel set for a while because it …

2019-11-01: Ich trat hier in Trier eben aus meiner Tür und irgendwie roch es auf eine Weise nach Instantkaffee, …

2019-10-30: With a bit of luck I’ll be making a few modifications to my bike later today. (The back wheel is in …

2019-10-29: This interview with Queen Latifah on Colbert’s show was a pleasure to watch. The woman is an …

2019-10-26: What a beauty. 2019 Grinduro: Olivetti Drop Bar MTB

2019-10-24: That moment when you bought a DT Swiss wheelset and find out that you already have the thru axle …

2019-10-23: Ach du grüne Neune. Der Zugbegleiter hier im ICE nach Nürnberg spricht im Dialekt, der alde Hesse. …

2019-10-22: Als Radfahrer wünsche ich mir gut ausgebaute Radwege, damit ich schnell und sicher von A nach B …

2019-10-21: This was a short but satisfying and satisfyingly muddy lunch gravel ride. I should do this more …

2019-10-21: I miss the 2nd generation butterfly keyboard of my old 2016 MacBook Pro so much. Best keyboard …

2019-10-18: Turns out that I’ve been riding my bike(s) every day for the past two weeks in some shape or …

2019-10-17: The first piece for the gravel cassette project has arrived.

2019-10-16: Is it ever too late for a cup of hot Earl Grey tea?

2019-10-16: I just realised that I haven’t sat down to just listen to an entire orchestral …

2019-10-15: Just ordered an Ultegra 12–25 cassette and a Wolftooth 18 tooth cog replacement. I’ll try to …

2019-10-10: First ride impressions: Salsa Cowchipper gravel bike handlebar When I built up my gravel bike, Battle Cat, I decided to stick with the Canyon H17 Al Ergo handlebar …

2019-10-09: I have made a grave mistake. Prepared a tea post bike ride, a sample pack that I still had laying …

2019-10-07: I had an amazing Sunday: Slept in, went for a long, rainy hike with my partner and our dogs, fitted …

2019-09-30: Cooked some curry and listened to “The Whiteness Album” by Nato Green (standup comedy). Really …

2019-09-29: I’m rewatching the 6th season of Downton Abbey ahead of catching the movie in the cinema. Every time …

2019-09-27: Hmmm… 🤔 Thinking about replacing the crankset and 36/46 chainring I have with a 30/46 combination …

2019-09-23: It’s disappointing how few backpacks (including Peak Design’s packs) and even fewer …

2019-09-19: Mika is such a gentle dog. She’s afraid of rivers and streams. While Bijou drank heartily from a …

2019-09-18: It’s become increasingly clear to me, using my X-Pro2 with the XF23mmF1.4 (my favourite), that if …

2019-09-17: Has anyone seen this kind of behaviour? iPhone 7+ with a new Apple-installed battery (100% health) …

2019-09-16: Wie war das? Unser Geruchssinn hat eine direktere Verbindung zum Gedächtniszentrum des Gehirns als …

2019-09-13: Turns out, Chuck the coworking space dog is a very patient photo subject. This is …

2019-09-13: “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell” with something I really didn’t know about lesbians. 💍🤯😂 Hint: Amber Ruffin …

2019-09-13: I do enjoy it a lot when I reach my daily calorie goal on a long morning walk with the dogs.

2019-09-12: Oh this is just delicious. Instagram just sent me a spam email because I’ve been away for so long. …

2019-09-11: Bijou is such a very good girl. She just let me scale her upper jaw’s teeth without even so much as …

2019-09-10: What an amazing capture by photographer Dick van Duijn. That’s either the product of a lot of …

2019-09-09: This just came up in my recommendations in Deezer and I’m sitting here dancing in my chair, …

2019-09-09: Another reason to love my Goruck GR0: My father borrowed my Billingham camera bag whose insert I …

2019-09-08: Eben einen Spaziergang im Kottenforst gemacht. Das ist eine ganz tolle Cyclocrosstrainingsstrecke. …

2019-09-07: This is how I started into my day after a night at a trekking camp. Slept quite well in the tent, …

2019-09-07: Smelling my dog on her head is so calming. She smells like a dog should smell. I believe this is …

2019-09-05: We are rapidly approaching temperatures not conducive to wearing sandals all the time. I’m not …

2019-09-05: Just had Vietnamese summer rolls for lunch and now I’m full and happy.

2019-09-05: Kleine Beobachtung: Mein Fahrradlicht hat einen sehr breiten Lichtkegel. Wenn ich bei Dunkelheit …

2019-09-04: This is Chuck, the Frenchie of the owner of the ZWO65 coworking space I‘m at, signaling me to put …

2019-09-04: Quick review: Topeak ROADIE DA G and 700×40c tyres In your typical cyclist’s quest to simplify my setup and reduce the things that I carry on …

2019-08-31: So it looks like I’m going to reactivate my AeroPress for upcoming camping trips. Does anyone have …

2019-08-30: “Thor: Ragnarok” is such a great movie. I just stumbled across a GIF from the arena scene and …

2019-08-28: Simon and James of GCN attempt to burn 10,000 calories in one ride This feat by Simon and James of GCN is truly something. About two weeks ago I did my hardest ride, …

2019-08-27: Dear mosquitoes, Thank you so much for reminding me just how annoying a sting to the earlobe is. …

2019-08-26: holyshitholyshitholyshit, a new trailer for “Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker” dropped …

2019-08-25: I laughed so hard at this, it devolved into a coughing fit. Beautifully absurd: …

2019-08-25: One of the best features of iPhones 7 and later is the waterproofing. The option to simply wash it …

2019-08-25: Spent my first night properly camping in many years. It was nice to see that the lack of certain …

2019-08-23: Letting the day wind down re-watching “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” for what feels like the …

2019-08-22: I finally convinced myself to upgrade to a new handlebar on Battle Cat, my gravel bike. After a bit …

2019-08-21: Recognising and preventing right wing radicalization of young white boys on the internet My friend Nik retweeted this Twitter thread by Joanna Schroeder a couple of days ago and it stuck …

2019-08-20: I binged the third season of She-Ra yesterday … and it was one of the best bits of TV I watched recently. Noelle Stevenson, together with …

2019-08-19: BTW, I’m drinking the whisky while watching Netflix’s She-Ra and this feels very right.

2019-08-19: Hard to imagine but Balvenie Caribbean Cask gets even better with a few drops of cold, clean water …

2019-08-19: Loaded some new audiobooks onto the iPhone and now I cant decide which one to listen to first.

2019-08-19: Juhu! Die ersten neuen Ernten diverser in Europa angebauter Apfelsorten trudeln ein. Ich finde es …

2019-08-18: From today’s short hike. Bees collecting food on thistles. 📷🐝

2019-08-18: Relistening to episode 4117 of The Bugle, because it was so damn funny. Would’ve loved to witness …

2019-08-18: Ich sitze im Jahreszeiten auf dem Petrisberg in Trier und da unten in der Konzertmuschel ist eine …

2019-08-17: This was a fun Saturday: Slept in, had a nice breakfast out, bought some camping gear for a few …

2019-08-16: Such a great track: Blackway & Black Caviar — What’s Up Danger

2019-08-16: Once aspect I enjoy about today’s cycling culture in general and gravel cycling in particular, is …

2019-08-15: I absolutely love the region I live in. These kinds of views never get old.

2019-08-14: It’s hard to overstate how amazing bed linen made from Tencel/Lyocell is to sleep in, especially in …

2019-08-11: Amazon hat für die deutsche Synchronisation von „The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel“ sehr gute …

2019-08-07: I can’t not think of the Quicksilver scene from X-Men anymore when listening to “Sweet …

2019-08-06: Backing up a Mac with SuperDuper! to an external SSD is so satisfying. This little bugger is …

2019-08-06: Hinweis: Meine Lieblingswetterapp CARROT Weather kann seit Kurzem die Wetterdaten der Meteo Group …

2019-08-06: This email was in my inbox when I woke up today. Makes me happy.

2019-08-04: Trocknerbälle sind schon eine tolle Erfindung. Damit werden meine Frotteetücher flauschiger als bei …

2019-08-03: My iPhone 7 Plus has a new battery and I hope I’m going to continue to use it for a couple more …

2019-08-03: Tehehehe, handed my iPhone 7 Plus to an Apple Genius and they essentially told me that the battery …

2019-08-02: I showed my partner the magic that is the GIPHY iMessage app earlier today and all I can think now …

2019-08-01: I’ve been running the Shimano Ultegra R8000 group for well over a year and only now discovered …

2019-07-31: I found a couple of old pins while looking for something in the cellar yesterday and now I can’t …

2019-07-30: Looking at reviews for small pumps with a pressure gauge, not one of the articles had good info on …

2019-07-30: Just saw the announcement for the KUVRD camera strap show up on mirrorless rumors and I can‘t help …

2019-07-30: I love Bijou so much. She’s the most chill dog I’ve ever met. Today’s example: We shortened her …

2019-07-28: I’m very happy about the rain we had over the last two days and the fact that it cooled down to …

2019-07-27: Muahahaha, I’m all caught up on Questionable Content. Didn’t have the time or …

2019-07-25: Wer mich am Freitagabend um 18:30 Uhr sucht, findet mich auf dem Viehmarktplatz in Trier. …

2019-07-24: Habe mir gerade eine große Flasche Sencha Schlaflos-Eistee mit Orangensaft, gepresster Zitrone, und …

2019-07-23: Powerful song, I enjoy it every time it comes up: Body Count — Black Hoodie

2019-07-23: Nice! My second pair of @BedrockSandals Cairn just arrived. They’ll join my already well-worn …

2019-07-23: We have a houseguest at the moment: my parents’ dog Lacey. Seen here wearing the new harness we …

2019-07-21: This was a successful weekend: * Binged Stranger Things 3 * Went for long walks with the dogs * …

2019-07-21: So, I’ve been posting my favourite photos on my site on a monthly basis and while I’m still only at …

2019-07-19: Ugh. Just made the mistake to read the comments under a post about a recent change to 1Password on a …

2019-07-19: Hinweis: Aldi Süd verkauft unter deren Eigenmarke „Grandessa“ diverse Eissorten im 500 ml-Becher, …

2019-07-19: It’s baaack! How much I’ve missed this camera.

2019-07-17: I absolutely adore Apple’s Butterfly keyboard switches. To me they offer the best typing experience …

2019-07-16: Good end to a work day: Sitting on the couch on my balcony, my dog curled up next to me, a glass of …

2019-07-15: On the one hand I applaud Deezer for offering up such diverse music in “Flow” …

2019-07-15: So that ride yesterday was something. My legs are still completely empty. Walked the dogs this …

2019-07-15: Essentially a whisky run This ride turned out harder than expected but it was still fun for a number of reasons: 1. My …

2019-07-12: A quick recommendation for people interested in gravel cycling. Katherine Moore works for the Global …

2019-07-12: Lunch break at the former Landesgartenschaugelände in Trier.

2019-07-11: Trier is currently experiencing the first instance of consistent rain in weeks. I’m very happy about …

2019-07-06: Got stung by a bee about 10 km into today’s ride. Poor thing flew into my right shorts leg, panicked …

2019-07-05: I hate my brain sometimes. Looked at a bag on a site just now, thought I should read up on it a bit, …

2019-07-05: My friend Julie is an avid cyclist and she names her bikes. I thought it was time to do the same and …

2019-07-04: With the Stickermule marketplace defunct, does anyone know of a source for high quality sticker from …

2019-07-04: Bicycle vanity (or: the 90s want their anodised parts back) I think my gravel bike is finally complete. I had a perfectly good stem and stem cap on the bike …

2019-07-02: Lunch (bottom to top): Toast, mayonnaise, tomato slices, avocado cream, halloumi cheese, fried egg, …

2019-07-02: Wieder eine sehr gute Folge „Der Tag“. Ich teile Josef Bramls Einschätzungen zum modus operandi der …

2019-06-30: I love this furry monster so much. She’s a total pillow dog and loves having something soft to rest …

2019-06-29: First proper outing with the gravel bike in a couple of weeks. Not an easy ride with temperatures …

2019-06-28: I really cannot say enough good things about the Campfire Andromeda earphones. So well made, such an …

2019-06-27: This week’s “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell” segment was absolutely delightful. youtu.be/7oWSZ2goY…

2019-06-26: Just made the realisation that Shimano Ultegra R8000 shifting performance > SRAM NX Eagle …

2019-06-26: The left pedal’s spindle showed more wear than the right one and didn’t have enough grease in the …

2019-06-26: About to disassemble, clean, lubricate, and reassemble this used pair of HT D1 pedals I bought as a …

2019-06-25: Any idea if there’s a way to use an iPad as the display for a Raspberry Pi 4 with a wired connection …

2019-06-25: Just thought fondly of my old Compaq iPaq H3670 PDA with its transflective display that was easily …

2019-06-23: Went to watch „X-Men: Dark Phoenix“ yesterday evening. Overall good movie, quite enjoyable, with …

2019-06-22: Had to send in my Fujifilm X-Pro2. I noticed during the vacation in Norway that the eye relief which …

2019-06-21: I absolutely love the Butterfly keyboard switches Apple has put into the MacBook Pros and the iPad …

2019-06-18: After having getting used to modern Shimano shifting setups again over the past year or so, I can …

2019-06-18: Ugh. 😕 The new/used saddle I ordered for the bike re-build project is overdue and it keeps me from …

2019-06-16: So it looks like the U.S. has started exporting the “dude bro” to Germany. I just spotted two jacked …

2019-06-14: I’m still sitting at work but Deezer certainly thinks that I’m partying. The mix …

2019-06-12: Well this is just peachy. I just found out that the latest iOS update seems to have completely …

2019-06-12: Curse you, Microsoft, for making it damn near impossible to type an em/en dash or an ellipsis in …

2019-06-11: Just a quick recommendation for anyone who likes standup comedy: Emmy Blotnick’s “Party Nights” …

2019-06-09: The commuter/shopping/dog-trailer-pulling bike project is taking shape. I’m just really anxious that …

2019-06-08: While culling and editing pictures from my most recent vacation, I realised again how much I’ve …

2019-06-04: Media embed test post This is a new post to test how embedded content looks on the page. This is a h2 header Well, …

2019-06-03: This week’s WWDC is going to be a make-or-break situation for me. It’s going to determine whether I …

2019-06-03: After apparently no one was interested in the frame set of my Canyon CX bike, I took it off the …

2019-05-28: One of the worst things about trying to find an accommodation on Booking.com is their awful practice …

2019-05-25: Hör auf Dich anzustellen, Du bist ein KANN-inchen und kein KANN-NICHT-chen.

2019-05-18: Der Begriff „Apothekenpreise“ sollte durch „Tankstellenpreise“ abgelöst werden. Ich wollte gestern …

2019-05-16: 🎵Eine Zugfahrt die ist lustig, eine Zugfahrt die ist schön.🎵 Kaum zu fassen, aber der ICE von …

2019-05-15: I find it so disappointing that there doesn‘t seem to be a) Google Earth Pro for iOS and b) no other …

2019-05-14: Does anyone know of a USB-C hub that has 2+ USB-C ports and supports charging? I don‘t need USB-A …

2019-05-12: Also das WLAN im Zug ist zwar da aber die Verbindung zum Internet nicht. Selbst meine mobile …

2019-05-12: Ich sitze im ICE 925 von Hamburg nach Frankfurt am Main und das WLAN im Zug heißt „WIFIonICE“ und …

2019-05-09: Ok, so these DT Swiss CR1600 wheels that Canyon spec’d on my old and Inflite AL can take a lot more …

2019-05-06: Season 8, episode 4 of Game of Thrones was as heart wrenching and foreboding as I expected it to be. …

2019-05-06: Handed in my wheels a couple of days back for truing because the front wheel felt wonky after my …

2019-05-04: I need to visit England again. This is finally empty and that’s a bad state of things.

2019-05-04: When the coffee you make at home is miles better than almost anything you get outside. 😔

2019-05-02: It boggles the mind how high the stakes seem to be for this upcoming WWDC. My own needs might be …

2019-05-02: I always love when this song comes up in shuffle: No Diggity — Blackstreet, Dr. Dre & Queen Pen

2019-05-01: Late afternoon vibes. I love it when the light is so harsh sometimes. 📷

2019-04-30: Bijou has already accepted the new couch on the loggia (sound on). 🐕

2019-04-30: It’s been almost a day since I saw the latest Game of Thrones episode and I might have to rewatch …

2019-04-29: Spent the last ~ 1.25 hours watching Game of Thrones, season 8 episode 3. It was spectacular TV, …

2019-04-29: Ich möchte jeden freundlich an die Existenz dieses Liedes erinnern: song.link/i/1156098…

2019-04-29: Sports in the morning So here’s a rather disappointing thing I learned about myself recently: Attempting to do medium to …

2019-04-29: I‘m sure that others have made this connection before me but after so many movies, I just realised …

2019-04-28: Just watched “Avengers: Endgame”. Holy shit. Worthy ending to an era.

2019-04-27: Jo. Fahrradflohmarkt bei Regen. Doof.

2019-04-25: My iPhone just autocorrected my mistyping of “mal alle” to “Malala” and that somehow made me happy.

2019-04-25: What a ride. Took a wrong turn in the forest and lost a lot of energy slogging uphill on 2 km of …

2019-04-24: Ok, these look interesting specifically for the off road mapping features: …

2019-04-24: Holy shit. The guy that just blew past me on his e-bike must’ve had the limiter removed. Woah. That …

2019-04-23: Huh. This happened, too, apparently.

2019-04-23: Gotta love spring.

2019-04-22: „Schotterradeln Region Trier“ Ich habe eine Meetup-Gruppe gegründet, für Leute die Spaß an Gravel …

2019-04-21: Just fondly remembered the episode of Star Trek: Voyager where Species 8472 built a Starfleet …

2019-04-19: Oh great! One of the email addresses I use for communication with the tax office and other public …

2019-04-18: I really hope the purported separation of iTunes into Music, Podcast, TV, ??? apps is going to …

2019-04-18: The reports of the quickly breaking Samsung Galaxy Fold screens show that having fewer moving parts …

2019-04-17: Ah, the wonders of push notifications: I just received one telling me I had entered and left a …

2019-04-17: I miss 4:3 ratio displays in laptops so much. On any laptop that is primarily used for productivity …

2019-04-15: “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell” is my favourite segment on Late Night with Seth Meyers and last week’s …

2019-04-14: Dat face.

2019-04-13: I might rant sometimes about how the iPhone doesn’t give me as much creative freedom as my cameras …

2019-04-13: Wo, außer auf Sky, kann ich ab Montag eigentlich die letzte Staffel von Game of Thrones schauen?

2019-04-13: I made an interesting discovery during my most recent gravel ride: I kept pulling/tensing up my …

2019-04-11: These views never get old. I took my new bike for its first proper gravel ride yesterday on one of …

2019-04-11: Why hello there little bug. 📷

2019-04-10: WOO! A set of stickers designed by Daniela Schreiter (Fuchskind on Twitter, @fuchskindsfuchsbau on …

2019-04-10: Debating with myself whether I should buy Office 365. There’s a decent offer around that’ll get me a …

2019-04-09: I love this face. Sometimes when driving somewhere, I take Bijou into the passenger seat footwell …

2019-04-08: Yellow, green, blue, black. Walked past this on a recent hike, did an almost comical double-take and …

2019-04-07: Watching “Serial (Bad) Weddings” and I’m dying laughing. Or maybe it’s the insane amount of …

2019-04-07: The new bike is finally finished and I’m so happy. The geometry is great, the ride feel even better. …

2019-04-05: Finishing the cherry blossom trifecta with proof that my dog loves me because she tolerated me …

2019-04-04: More cherry blossom prettiness from yesterday.

2019-04-03: I keep my Apple Photos.app library very clean. Same as my SmugMug account, I treat it not like a …

2019-04-03: Almost done with a bottle of Glenfiddich Solera 15. I wasn’t impressed with it. It’s a solid whisky …

2019-04-03: Whenever I post on Instagram and see the likes and (temporary) follows coming in, I’m reminded how …

2019-04-03: After seeing @jen_we‘s post yesterday and a weather report forecasting heavy rain and winds, I took …

2019-04-03: The last part I needed to finish this bike rebuild has just arrived. Now I just need to clean the …

2019-04-03: I’m sitting here, getting some serious side eye from my dog because I haven’t yet shared a piece of …

2019-04-02: That feeling of disappointment realising that yes, swapping the 46 for a 50-tooth chainring would be …

2019-04-01: Shimano recommends bedding in new brakes/brake pads as braking efficacy is reduce in the beginning. …

2019-04-01: First proper outing with the new(-ish) bike yesterday. It was a good day to ride and I also used the …

2019-04-01: Started listening to Tiamat’s Wrath yesterday evening. It’s the eighth book of the Expanse and after …

2019-03-30: In my opinion, if you don’t consume Aditi Mittal’s comedy, you’re missing out.

2019-03-28: There really, really, really needs to be a way to side-load media into the iOS music app. It’s …

2019-03-28: Today’s example of German expressions that don’t translate well literally into English: German: “Das …

2019-03-27: I wonder if companies producing microphones have seen any uptick in sales thanks to ASMR youtubers.

2019-03-22: What the actual heck happened on this week‘s episode of Star Trek: Discovery. 😱🤯🤭

2019-03-21: After yesterday’s autumn-y picture, here’s one from late December. 📷

2019-03-19: It’s going to be spring soon, so here are some autumn colours. 📷

2019-03-18: In a clear sign of how much I forgot about building bicycles, I tried to fit my Rotor crankset, …

2019-03-18: I’m still on Instagram and while I try to ignore likes and follows as much as possible, it still …

2019-03-17: Bottom bracket fitted, brakes filled and bled. What remains is installing the crank and chain and …

2019-03-16: Just listened to #TeeVee episode 543 about Star Trek: Discovery S02E09 and when @jsnell said “Let …

2019-03-16: Just had the bottom bracket fitted, the brake lines attached, and the new brakes properly filled and …

2019-03-16: I made some mango-banana-orange smoothies just now and after filling two glasses I had some left. …

2019-03-15: I’m really looking forward to riding my first bicycle with thru axles soon. Everything about the fit …

2019-03-15: Current state of the frame swap/bike rebuild. Next steps: 1) take possession of matching red bottom …

2019-03-15: The weather is drowsy over here and I kinda want to go back to Labadee with my wonderful colleagues. …

2019-03-12: Does anyone know of a good resource to learn about iOS Shortcuts? I’m trying to figure out how to …

2019-03-12: Sunsets at sea never get old for me. Maybe it’s because I only get the chance to see them once or …

2019-03-11: „Soon.“ This beautiful frame is going to be fitted with most of the components from my current bike …

2019-03-09: Paws post run, March ‘19 edition. 📷🏃🏻‍♂️🐕

2019-03-08: Reading this kind of thing just makes me sad. It’s not new information to me and I hope that …

2019-03-04: I’m really happy that thanks to the discussions I had here and in real life based on inspiring …

2019-03-01: I’m working a bit later into Friday night and one of our company Slack channels has yet again turned …

2019-03-01: I recon I can make at least one Pomeranian daily with the amount of fur Bijou is shedding right now.

2019-02-25: Ich habe eben das erste Mal seit vielen Jahren wieder eine Blaue Holzbiene gesehen und es macht mich …

2019-02-24: I spent a good portion of Sunday on the couch with Bijou sleeping next to me or on me, the sun …

2019-02-24: An impression from yesterday’s super relaxed 51 km bike ride. This bike path is called the …

2019-02-22: Did anyone else watch S02E06 of Star Trek: Discovery and when the Ba’ul is revealed, go “Wait, is …

2019-02-22: Tiredness level: matcha masala chai

2019-02-21: This day is going to require at least two more mugs of coffee before I can take it seriously.

2019-02-19: I’m as cautious about storing data on other people’s computers as anyone but when I hear categorical …

2019-02-17: I sincerely hope there will be no sexual misconduct/assault revelations about John Goodman because I …

2019-02-17: Somehow, after all these years, it’s still astounding to me to see Samsung copy Apple’s designs so …

2019-02-16: Mir ist eben ein ganz toller Name für eine Hündin eingefallen: Gwendolyn Wedelhund

2019-02-14: Hey @Aleen if you’re still in need of cute animal pictures, this is for you.

2019-02-14: Donnerstag, 14.02.2019, 09:48 Uhr Aussicht vom Trierer Knutschpunkt über die Trierer Innenstadt. …

2019-02-13: For the record: Bijou, my dog, hates going running with me and it’s not that she can’t or won’t run. …

2019-02-11: Ich buche nach Jahren mal wieder eine lange Fahrt mit der Deutschen Bahn und stelle direkt wieder …

2019-02-09: While consolidating data on a new HDD, I noticed something about my photo backups: the folder for …

2019-02-08: I enjoyed S02E04 of Star Trek: Discovery so much. It felt like every geeky, science-y episode of TNG …

2019-02-07: One thing I realised having had to work from an iPad for the past few days, is how much more I enjoy …

2019-02-06: I can’t say enough good things about Carrot Weather. The personality is one thing but the …

2019-02-02: I hate jetlag so much. My mind is already back and thirsting for action but my body is of the …

2019-02-01: Seriously MIA, Do you have to test your “exciting new boarding process” using facial recognition …

2019-01-28: I can’t say enough good things about the Fujifilm XF90mmF2 R LM WR. It focuses quickly and is …

2019-01-26: I don’t know, I feel like steppers that simulate real stairs are redundant on a cruise ship with 13 …

2019-01-24: Holy wow, there are about to be a lot of families with small children on this flight. Good luck, …

2019-01-24: MUC ✈️ MIA Second leg of the trip, here I come.

2019-01-21: Now I want a “3 Worf Blood Moon” t-shirt, dammit.

2019-01-19: Having amazingly tasty wraps with chickpeas, vegetables, and a sauce based on tahini. Anyone curious …

2019-01-19: People, if you’re not listening to thebuglepodcast.com you’re missing out.

2019-01-19: One of my takeaways from Star Trek Discovery S02E01 is: Don’t mansplain to the test pilot of the …

2019-01-19: Oh my! I totally missed that the second season of Star Trek Discovery has started to air. Thankfully …

2019-01-14: Made these pancakes for breakfast and WOW they were delicious. The recipe will be permanently added …

2018-12-21: “Hike me.”, is what this beautifully lit forest path says to me. I went by there recently, walking a …

2018-12-20: When your shadow under a street lamp reveals you as Darth Vader.

2018-12-15: I will forever love Michael Shannon for the dramatic reading of the sorority letter.

2018-12-10: I won a @wildernesstrailbikes contest earlier this year and one of the prizes was a pair of …

2018-12-09: Just finished “Lethal White” by Robert Galbraith, a.k.a. JK Rowling. Very good book and quite a bit …

2018-12-07: Well, that settles it then. The Campfire Audio Andromeda are a worthy successor to my broken Westone …

2018-12-07: A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to shoot a couple of pictures while a beekeeping friend took …

2018-12-06: She looks so much like an overgrown bunny sometimes and it’s incredibly cute when all feet are right …

2018-12-06: Signs of an incredibly fun afternoon clear-my-head ride. It was very muddy, the ground quite loose …

2018-12-04: Tiredness level: I have a hankering for a breakfast burrito.

2018-12-03: So glad I didn’t throw away my 15” Incase Nylon laptop bag when I moved to 13” …

2018-11-30: Starting to fall in love with the Campfire Audio Andromeda. The bass is so well controlled and …

2018-11-30: I just love hiking in autumn. The colours, the way the light falls through the trees and their …

2018-11-27: Not that I don’t like the sound quality AirPods are capable of in quiet places but I’m …

2018-11-24: For reasons I don’t quite understand, I’ve just been wondering where Elsa would fall on the X-Men …

2018-11-23: Taking a nap: 👍🏻 Taking a nap next to the dog: 🐶🥰 Taking a coffee nap next to the dog: 🤘🏻🐶❤️

2018-11-19: Beautiful but exhausting ride on Friday. I expected the last of the four climbs to do me in but it …

2018-11-11: Made banana bread for the first time today. In a cake form but whatever. Turned out great.

2018-11-10: This gal crumpled the blanket so she could comfortably rest her head and took the time to hide her …

2018-11-10: Similar route as a few days ago but with even more gravel-y goodness. Wasn’t any easier, though. …

2018-11-09: Yesterday’s ride was also a “new kit day” ride. I had installed the @wolf_tooth_comp RoadLink DM to …

2018-11-08: Monday’s ride. It was really beautiful and I was very glad I found this route online because the …

2018-11-07: #earscritchesblep and #iisstandingonyourfeets

2018-10-27: Season 4 episode 20 of Clone Wars: Asajj Ventress’s reaction unwanted and violent advances in the …

2018-10-26: Watching the second third of season four of Clone Wars and I’m seeing some of the genius that made …

2018-10-26: Listening to „The Cuckoo’s Calling” and making curry. sigh This is nice.

2018-10-26: An impression from last Saturday’s hike. Mist in the air and harsh morning light can make for an …

2018-10-25: Autumn is here and I’m enjoying it.

2018-10-18: Went for my first longer ride after the holiday and the cold and it felt great to be on the bike …

2018-10-17: It’s a third mug of coffee kind of day. Hoo boy.

2018-10-08: Cold level: homemade chicken soup (but improving).

2018-09-29: I might not like James Dyson very much (because of his stance on Brexit, mostly) but I admire how …

2018-09-28: Small change that will hopefully make a big difference in riding. I replaced the 100 mm stem—that I …

2018-09-28: This is consistently one of my favourite segments on Late Night with Seth Meyers.

2018-09-27: ERMAHGERD, shut up and take my money, Zeiss I’m curious about the details but what is known …

2018-09-25: At this point I’m certain that Mika (our smaller dog) is running some sort of cat software on …

2018-09-25: Now that I’m back from my holiday in Scotland, I’m looking forward to cycling more than before …

2018-09-22: She’s cute and she damn well knows it.

2018-09-22: We’re staying in the “MPW” room in the Duke William and in my mind that’s an abbreviation for “Moste …

2018-09-21: About to have dinner at the Duke William in Ickham. Getting excited about the food because the …

2018-09-21: I bet that in a drunken state one might confuse the main entrance of St. John’s College in Cambridge …

2018-09-20: Decided to go for a hike in the Lake District starting from Grasmere. There are SO MANY PEOPLE HERE. …

2018-09-19: Left Scotland today and arrived in the Lake District in northwest England. We’re set up in a …

2018-09-19: Arrived in Stirling. It’s windy as fuuuuuuuck.

2018-09-18: We visited Shin Falls today and I saw salmon swimming upstream, up waterfalls live for he first time …

2018-09-17: Last morning in the highlands. We start to head south again. It’s been an amazing experience.

2018-09-17: Scotland trip, day 4/21. Spent a good couple of hours enjoying the Three-Loch-Forest walk, had …

2018-09-12: Scotland trip, day 3/21. Rosslyn Chapel is impressive and one could probably spend days there …

2018-09-09: We’re in a part of Scotland right now that looks exactly like my home region in Germany, the Eifel, …

2018-09-09: Traveling is taking a lot out of our dogs and they’re using every opportunity to sleep. Entering the …

2018-09-06: Scotland trip, day 2/21. Visited the Hadrian’s Wall, the waterfall at Grey Mare’s Tail (yes, it was …

2018-09-04: Scotland trip, day 1/21. Took the ferry from Amsterdam to Newcastle Upon Tyne and I liked that the …

2018-09-01: Done and done. (I really like these playful little speciality badges, even if many of the events are …

2018-09-01: Travel preparations in full swing. So excited about the upcoming trip to Scotland.

2018-08-29: It baffles me how wrong the Instagram ad algorithms continue to be, even after I trained them and …

2018-08-29: I really enjoy the structures and patterns nature produces.

2018-08-28: One reason why Firefox > Chrome: There’s a keyboard shortcut to reopen a tab I just closed.

2018-08-28: I’m still kind of worried about the fact that my 44 km/1,100 m ascent gravel ride on Sunday …

2018-08-28: When you’re trying to capture a beautiful forest scene with water, shadows and light but your dog …

2018-08-27: Yesterday’s ride. The weather was perfect but I didn’t choose a good route. It was full of sections …

2018-08-25: Going to jump on the bike again tomorrow for a longer ride. It’s been a while and I’m looking …

2018-08-25: I need to stop typing English when my German iOS keyboard is active. It keeps changing words that I …

2018-08-25: Just saw this picture on Twitter and it made me laugh madly.

2018-08-25: Came across this beautiful wasps’ nest towards the end of last week’s hike. It was having on the …

2018-08-24: A dog and her shadow. — — — (Note: the only reason she stood still enough for me to properly compose …

2018-08-22: Hoo-boy, I need a BFMOC (big fucking mug of coffee), badly.

2018-08-22: Huh, that Nikon mirrorless isn’t as ugly as I thought it would be. I hope Nikon didn’t …

2018-08-21: The really juicy part about the new Zeiss/Sony camera rumour is that is might have a lens with ALON …

2018-08-21: This rumour/teaser of a new Sony/Zeiss compact camera has me excited. I’m shooting with a …

2018-08-21: Just disabled cross-posting from mastodon again. I don’t like how media is handled (or rather not …

2018-08-21: Light, shadow, moss, water. We were treated to amazing weather on Saturday and the hiking route my …

2018-08-20: This was the picture, @macgenie

2018-08-16: Foxglove and a bumblebee butt.

2018-08-16: Just a quick 3 km run in the sun to give the dogs some exercise and I feel like I’m melting.

2018-08-15: I love living in this city. #trier

2018-08-13: Nope, looks like my IEMs are broken. 7 years, that’s how long they lasted and the right earpiece …

2018-08-13: Shit. Crap. Argh. Either my Westone UM3X RC are finally starting to go, or the replacement cable is …

2018-08-13: Starting into the work week like … omnomnomnom

2018-08-13: Mondo del Caffè has completely spoilt me for pretty much any other coffee shop or coffee roaster. …

2018-08-10: Walked into my favourite restaurant/work space, sat down in my usual spot, head waiter acknowledged …

2018-08-10: Oh no! I just realised what I forgot to eat while in Toronto: poutine.

2018-08-09: I’m so grateful for this dog. We adopted her from our local shelter about three years ago and …

2018-08-05: One feature I really want to see in iOS, is the ability replace the default camera app with …

2018-08-05: I like Pu‘er tea a lot but I find it disconcerting that the scents wafting over from a horse ranch …

2018-08-03: Coffee at home is still the best. I keep ending up disappointed trying to find coffee in cafés and …

2018-08-03: Summer morning walk after a night of rain. It was so nice to see the thermometer below 26°C at 0800 …

2018-08-02: Toronto work trip food roundup. One of the things I love about metropolitan cities is the sheer …

2018-08-02: I like that if you look closely enough, you can find really good factual information on YouTube that …

2018-07-31: I’ve been working for a Canadian company from Toronto for almost five years now and I deal …

2018-07-29: A seagull on a street lamp and the CN Tower.

2018-07-28: Went out for some really good dumplings and buns with friends before my flight back to Germany. I …

2018-07-23: Oh hi jetlag. Fancy seeing you here.

2018-07-22: Hey Toronto, it’s been a while. Good to see you again. ☺️

2018-07-22: Given how full this flight is, I consider having found room in the overhead bin above my seat a win. …

2018-07-22: They’re still working on the engine and aren’t sure if the new departure time will be made. Already …

2018-07-22: Having your flight delayed because of engine problems sucks. I know. It’s happening to me, …

2018-07-22: About to board FRA 🛫 🛬 YYZ.

2018-07-21: Off to Toronto tomorrow for a work week. Only bringing one lens with me, the XF23mmF1.4 R. Should be …

2018-07-20: Just became a paying subscriber to micro.blog. Feels good.

2018-07-15: Sunday ride. It was hot, the first half was much harder than expected, and I had a flat. That beer …

2018-07-15: Great! Barely 7 km into my bike ride this morning and I have a flat front tyre because some idiot …

2018-07-15: In regards to the broken but repairable Senseo coffee machine; it still sucks not being able to …

2018-07-14: One of the advantages of Philips Senseo machines being so prevalent for the past 15 years, is the …

2018-07-13: Trying to buy new hiking shoes and it’s a pain. I don’t even have crooked feet or anything (lucky …

2018-07-12: Just pre-ordered Robert Galbraith’s latest instalment in the Cormoran Strike series, …

2018-07-11: Ok, here’s me trying this micro.blog thing in earnest.

2018-07-10: This forest trail is just asking to be ridden. Can’t wait to jump on my bike again. I’ve been using …

2018-07-07: From a few weeks ago. I had taken my macro extension tube with me for the first time in ages.

2018-07-05: Church doors.

2018-07-02: I continue to enjoy the images the iPhone 7’s sensor is capable of capturing in a) the right …

2018-06-30: That was exhausting. Went for a long ride in my childhood/youth stomping grounds in #Mainz and the …

2018-06-19: Bijou, in my girlfriend’s jean jacket, looking at the sunset. She lost so much fur this season and …

2018-06-18: I wrote a small article about my favourite lens, the utterly boring XF23mmF1.4 R on my site: …

2018-06-17: Pictures from yesterday’s sunset.

2018-06-15: Water droplets on Mika’s snout. (iPhone cameras work so well for close-ups.)

2018-06-14: Lucky shot of a small flower illuminated by a ray of light.

2018-06-03: Couldn’t let this World Bicycle Day pass without going for a ride. Came home late, exhausted, and …

2018-05-30: Sunworshipper.

2013-12-28: How to wake up a dog Surprisingly (not) this works for me as well. Source: The Frogman

2013-05-06: CinemaxX und die Abzocke mit Scheingebühren Gestern habe ich mit einigen Freunden im CinemaxX in Trier "Iron Man 3" geschaut. Trierer die diesen …

2013-04-04: OS X Dienst zur schnellen Suche auf Duden Online Ich schreibe derzeit diverse wissenschaftliche Arbeiten und stoße dabei von Zeit zu Zeit …

2013-01-19: EU Kommision will die Privatisierung der Wasserversorgung vorantreiben Kurzfassung: Die EU Kommission will eine Privatisierung der Wasserversorgung in Europa ermöglichen, …

2012-07-23: Wer hat das größere? Vor Jahren, zu einer Zeit als die Topmodelle unter den Handys noch solch tolle Namen hatten wie …

2011-05-19: Der Heise Verlag ist toll! Seit knapp zwölf Jahren abonniere und lese ich die c’t. Mit der Bestellung des iPad 2 wollte ich …

2011-03-18: BlackBerry is the new Palm Pilot(via Instapaper)

2011-03-18: The first working tablet on RIM propertyJim Dalrymple of loopinsight.com visited RIM’s east coast …

2011-03-18: Satellite Photos - Japan Before and After Tsunami Satellite Photos - Japan Before and After TsunamiTruly horrific. Found on daringfireball.net

2011-03-13: Podcast recommendation: On Apple and rumours Podcast recommendation: On Apple and rumoursJoshua Schnell recently spoke to Jim Dalrymple and …

2011-03-10: Service: Download files from URLs Service: Download files from URLsNeat little time saver: If you don’t keep a browser open all the …

2010-12-10: heise online - VGA-Buchse zum Aussterben verurteiltHat ja auch lange genug gedauert was VGA angeht.

2010-11-05: heise online - Rückgaberecht im Versandhandel: Ausprobieren ohne WertersatzDie Implikationen für …

2010-11-03: Oh mein Gott Wer einmal die hässlichen gelben Reisszähne unseres Bildungssystem sehen möchte, soll sich in die …

2010-10-23: Zug fahren am Samstagmorgen Ich verabscheue Zugreisen morgens und vormittags an Samstagen. In jedem verdammten Abteil sitzen …

2010-10-22: Vodafone veröffentlicht Preise für das iPhone 4 Es ist schön zu sehen, dass meine Vermutungen bestätigt wurden und Vodafone genauso begriffsstutzig …

2010-10-19: Tweet von @yuize RUMOR: 10.7 garfield hat neuen lasagne compiler und macht 10x leckeren spaghetti code” yuize …

2010-07-25: In sozialen Netzwerken wird weniger gelogen als angenommen Laut einer aktuellen Studie lässt sich über Angaben im Profil von Nutzern von Sozialen Netzwerken …

2010-07-17: Die Sueddeutsche ignoriert Kritik genauso sehr wie Apple Die Sueddeutsche ignoriert Kritik genauso sehr wie AppleIn diesem Artikel wird eindrucksvoll …

2010-07-02: Bis dann Telekom, hallo o2 Soeben habe ich der Telekom die Kündigung für meinen iPhone-Vertrag per Fax zugeschickt, mit …

2010-07-01: Zeit bald als DRM freies ePub Soeben durfte ich erfahren, dass die Macher der Zeit an einer digitalen Version der Wochenzeitung …

2000-11-30: sirmitchell: New shirts! I am really excited about the 4 new shirts I am releasing today. They …