My second love!

I LOVE motorcycles. But they are my second love. The first love is hi-fi stuff.

Ever since I was able to drive I have owned some kind of motorcycle….be it a Vespa scooter or my current hooligan bike! I also have a vintage Russian sidecar hack. more on this later.

Renovating my motorhome

We recently bought a used motorhome. It is 10 years old and needs some renovation. Here are the changes I am planning:

  • Change flooring
  • Replace carpet
  • Replace toilet
  • Replace countertops in the kitchen and bathroom
  • Replace faucets
  • Replace the sofa covers
  • Replace captain chair covers

The plan is to rip out the old carpet and vinyl flooring in the living room and bathroom area and put in new laminate. We are going to leave carpet in the bedroom area and under driver and passenger seats. I am going to do the laminate installation myself and let the professionals do the carpet installation.

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Windows Media Center build checklist

Here is how I configure Windows Media Center on my HTPC:

  1. Default install of Windows 7
  2. Install all relevant drivers.
  3. Install all current updates and service packs, if any.
  4. Install Power DVD
  5. Install Virtual Clone Drive
  6. Install Media Browser
  7. Install Any DVD