November 27, 2009

A cool gadget

I would like to have this on my desk :) Maybe in ten years when it will be cheaper, not the price is        6499$ !!!!!!!

The 43-inch CRVD™ Curved Display is the world's first curved desktop monitor, offering vivid LED colors and blazing fast response time. And with a 90° field of view, it doesn't just expand the screen — it expands your whole experience. Learn more »

Fix Chrome to support extensions

I bumped in to another problem with my new browser. My AdSweep just stopped working so i started to search for a solution. The fix is to switch from Beta to Dev, because it seems that they disabled extensions in the beta version. I found the fix here :)

Pull the finger

Click here!

Chance


November 26, 2009

Funny dogs



November 25, 2009

Just CHILL!!!




November 24, 2009

Blood preasure

Yesterday I bought a fan to make the riding on the trainer more pleasant. It is not the real thing but it's a bit better. Now I have to ride with glasses because the fan is set to maximum speed :)

Last night I measured my blood pressure and my pulse. After about 3 minutes my blood pressure was 210/100 and my pulse was 136. Then I was riding for about 20 minutes and I managed to get my pulse up to 166, and my blood pressure to 212/94. I'm sure that on a race day my pulse gets higher  :)

November 23, 2009

Last ride with the red beast

Saturday I took my road bike out for the last time this year :(

The roads are getting very dirty and the fog was very thick. I had to clean the bike when I got home, it got wet from the fog and dirty from the road. I managed to go only 40 minutes (16,5km) because the fog was very thick and it was to dangerous to ride on a public road :(

This wasn't a good year for my red bike because I bought a mountain bike but I hope next year I will get her out more and I'll keep riding her on the trainer until next spring :)

November 21, 2009

Tour de France


November 20, 2009

Swine Flu


NO




YES

November 19, 2009

Funny commercials

Banned Xbox commercials:



Banned commercial :)


Funny condom commercial :D


And some classics:


November 18, 2009

Training stats

Yesterday i mounted the cyclocomputer to the rear tire to have some statistics :)
I am riding for about 40 minutes. I start wit a warm up, about 5-6 minutes. Then 7 minutes at a speed that is slightly hard to maintain (about 40-42 km/h), after that 3 minutes at a lower speed (20-24 km/h). I repeat this two more times. After this workout I stay on the bike for another 5 minutes to relax.

So here are the statistics from last nights work out:
    - time: 40 minutes
    - avg speed: 32,1 km/h
    - distance: 21,45 km
    - max speed: 63,7 km/h

There is an xls file on the minoura website so I looked up my performance. I produce about 200 W :)

I will get back with pictures and more statistics soon.

November 17, 2009

The audience is singing the song!!!

She cries at the end :((


November 16, 2009

The browsers I use

A few weeks ago I started using the Google browser, Chrome 4 beta. It is a lot faster then Firefox :D
The only reason I still use Firefox sometimes is the Firebug :)

The only problem with Chrome is that it doesn't display pdf files. I searched around and I found the fix. Just resize the window and the document magically appears :D

Firefox vs Chrome
What is better in FF:
    - Firebug
    - how you can search in the history, you just type part of the URL or the page title and it searches in the history
    - you can delete pages from the history just pressing "Delete"

What is better in Chrome:
    - speed
    - syncing browsing data with your Google account, this way if you have more computers you can have all your bookmarks and history everywhere :)

I'm waiting for FF 4, and I'm curious if it will beat Chrome 4, but if Chrome will have Firebug I will downgrade Firefox to testing browser  :)

My Browsers:
    - Chrome: main browser
    - Firefox: only for debugging
    - Opera: did you know it has a torrent client? ;)
    - ie: just for testing or downloading other browsers on a fresh windows install :D





Very Funny!!!

I was looking for this video and finally today I found it (without searching) :D

I saw my friends again...

This weekend I went for a ride with a friend. It was almost the same trail as last week. The weather was OK  but the trail was more slippery than last week so I hit the ground on the way home :(

On the field the deers jumped in front of me. I wasn't prepared so I couldn't take a picture with all of them :( I think these were the same deers I saw a week before. I'll try to catch all of them (about 15 deers) with my camera next week :)

Stats:
    - time: 2 hours (with a lot of stops to get the mud off the bikes)
    - distance: 23,74 km
    - avg speed: 11,81 km/h
    - max speed: 60,5 km/h (on asphalt)

Pics:




Movies to see...

Date Night


Valentine's Day


Grown Ups

November 13, 2009

I'm definitely out of the cave :D

YES!!! As you've seen in my previous post I have a PC. Maybe I was the only programmer in the world that didn't have a PC (or laptop) at home :D

I left my laptop home at my parent this spring. After the cycling season ended I decided that it's time to buy a PC. First I bought the monitor/tv (SyncMaster 2333HD) and then the black box :D


Specs:
    - Gigabyte  motherboard
    - AMD Phenom II X2 @ 3GHz
    - 2x2GB DDR3 Kingston memory
    - 500GB HDD Western Digital
    - 9600GT Video Card with 1GB DDR3 for the games :D
    - Asus DVD  writer

Trainer

Last night I finally got my trainer :D It is a Minoura M50  and it was ordered from here. It was very easy to mount so I tried it last night. I was sweating very much, like in a sauna. Now I know why they make training mats to protect the floor from sweat stains.

Here are some pics from my bike on the trainer:



More pics here.

November 12, 2009

Last Sunday

Last Sunday I went for a ride in the woods. The weather was great, the trail was slippery so it was a lot of fun. But the forest was very sad with almost all the leaves on the ground :(







I saw a lot of deers on the field (about 15) :D



More pics here.

This weekend

This weekend I was in Sighisoara where you can see the old and the new in one street :)



November 11, 2009

Happy Birthday Firefox




FIVE YEARS OF
 
Firefox





Holy land


@ home

Two weeks ago, (after the race), I had a day off so I decide to go home. The weather was great so it was a good decision. That was the last day for riding without thermo pants :)

Stats
    Distance: about 76km
    Time: about 3:30

Here are a few pictures:






A good movie

I saw this movie last night and it is very funny. If you like romantic comedies you should definitely watch this :)


November 10, 2009

Muuusic



Are you a puppet???

November 9, 2009

Movies to see

Couples Retreat



When in Rome



Did You Hear About The Morgans?



It's Complicated



Zombieland


November 6, 2009

Funny


November 5, 2009

Be careful....

Be careful were you put your bike if you have a dog :)



Performance

For those who don't know this song...


November 3, 2009

The evolution of mankind



This weekend...

This weekend I visited my friends who were fishing at an artificial lake near Targu Mures.

Stats
    Distance: about 77km
    Average speed: 24km/h

Map:


Here are the best pictures:















More pics here.

LoL


November 2, 2009

I'm out of the cave

I'm out of the cave, I have a TV :D




my first TV :)

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