As ever, I am in complete awe of the skill of Tamiya’s craftsmen. The shell itself (originally released 25 years ago) and the extensive sticker set are all expertly done. My own painting and stickering skills are pretty poor – but aside from a couple of small mistakes, I’m pleased. It will look awesome on […]Read more "“Diebels Alt” shell finished"
There is not much I need to say about the Tamiya TT-01E that hasn’t been said already – it’s almost a decade old after all. I’ll let the pictures explain all…Read more "TT-01E – Ready for a shakedown"
Some of the best racing I have done has been with “scale” RC cars, and in particular with the Tamiya Mini. Unfortunately, the opportunities to do this can be pretty limited. My local club (Bristol Model Car Club) usually has a heat of Minis, but a lot of clubs don’t, and it is rare to […]Read more "“Scale” racing revisited"
Part of my reason for choosing the Sony Smartwatch was to acquire a one-box running solution, that could track my runs and play my music without taking up too much space. I find a 5.5″ phone far too cumbersome to run with, as I’m sure most of us do. Tracking runs on the Sony works well […]Read more "STN-333 Bluetooth Headphones – a proper review"
Somewhere along the line, Google decided they didn’t need to document Fit properly – I suppose because apps are supposed to be “so intuitive” that they need no explanation (user led design is a good thing, don’t get me wrong). The thing is – I think Google Fit might be a hell of a lot […]Read more "Google Fit – what does it actually do?"
Since Google Now has been spamming me with this article for the last few days, I feel it is appropriate for me to respond. road.cc may well be a road bike site, but their suggestions for “Commuting bike of the year” are frankly ridiculous. 9 of the 10 bikes have drop bars, and two of […]Read more "“Commuting Bike of the Year”"
Expected it to hurt like hell. Didn’t hurt at all – even though 90% of the 5k route was on tarmac! For reference – these are Merrell Vapor Glove 2 with 0 drop 0 stack – just a sole and an upper. Bargain from Amazon and delivered in under 24 hours!Read more "First run “barefoot”"