Tips for very fast writing

While I always try to disconnect as much as possible I am also an avid writer. Over the years I have found many a way to increase my writing speed to the point where I have more trouble coming up with ideas than to put them to paper. In this post I’m going to tell…


Five years on a cheap singlespeed

It is now more than five years ago that I bought a cheap 300€ singlespeed bicycle that I originally planned to use for short trips where I didn’t want to bother with locking up 2,000€ of ebike machinery. A month later I stopped using my ebike for good and since then have logged many many kilometers…


5.11 Push Pack 4 year review

It’s crazy to realize that I have been using my 5.11 Push Pack for almost / over / exactly 4 years now, and since I still carry it daily I figured it is something I feel confident to review….


Why I went back from ebikes to regular cycling

It is easy to find posts from people who sold their cars in favor of ebikes, or those who oppose them with every fibre without ever having ridden one. Finding someone who owned one and went back seems to be much harder, but that is exactly what happened to me. In this post I will…


One Year Of Metal Detecting And Magnet Fishing

Today is the first day of my second year with fishing magnets and a Garrett AT Pro in my ever growing arsenal of fun toys, reason enough to look back on a year of mud, scrap metal and honestly pretty amazing trips. Our Youtube channel has grown to decent size, magnet fishing got us into…


Olympus TG-870 Waterproof Camera Review

After a lot of hassle and unusable footage with our actioncam that can handle either water or sound recording at the same time I couldn’t resist when I stumbled over the just recently released Olympus TG-870 that is waterproof, has a proper viewfinder and is just all-around much better than an action camera can be….


38.40€ in 3 hours of magnet fishing

We’ve returned to the spot where we already found 20.34€ with our magnets because there are far more coins there than we were (and still are) able to pull out. This time I also went down into the canal with a sand scoop to pull out all the non-magnetic coins and in the end we…


Astonishingly unneccesary ebooks you can buy

Originally I just wanted to search for a compass I could mount to my bicycle as I still have some Sugru left from my try to waterproof my metal detector – common problem, right? – but somehow ended up at a book called how to avoid huge ships, creating the first step for a fun…


A case forgainst Brooks Slender bicycle grips

Three weeks ago as of this writing I bought both a Brooks B17 Select saddle and a pair of Brooks Slender grips for my beloved Floater and I feel it is time for a little review….


Brooks B17 Select Review

Five weeks ago as of this writing I bought both a Brooks B17 Select saddle and a pair of Brooks Slender grips for my beloved Floater and I feel it is time for a little review….