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bio website burpen.com
location Pittsburgh, PA
age 26
visits member for 3 years, 11 months
seen Dec 8 '13 at 13:10
  • BS in Computer Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
  • Works as a programmer at an RF electronics company. Currently on a RF matrix router project with several sub-projects involving a touchscreen and webserver on an embedded Linux module.
  • Strongest in Java. Has some experience with PHP, C, C++, bash, and others. Dabbles in Android.

Apr
11
revised Terminology index - a list of bike part names and cycling concepts
clarification
Apr
11
revised Terminology index - a list of bike part names and cycling concepts
sp/gr corrected; reformatted and added links
Apr
11
revised What's the deal with the axle of my wheels? (or, why is one gear so much smaller than the other?)
sp/gr corrected; reformatted slightly
Mar
28
revised Is it ever legal in the USA not to have two brakes on a bike?
added link; made block quote
Mar
25
revised Can I just change straightforward wheel axles to QR skewers?
expanded thread pitch section, fixed/clarified some things
Mar
25
revised Can I just change straightforward wheel axles to QR skewers?
added common sizes and thread pitch item
Mar
21
revised How to avoid wearing out gears?
gr/word choice; modified link; removed tagline
Mar
20
revised Brake lever placement on a road bike
sp/gr, clarified wording
Mar
7
revised Correct way to pedal
sp; fixed link
Feb
25
revised What are wheel tension relief machines called?
formatting; gr; added tag
Feb
24
revised 700 wheels on bike made for 27" wheels
unit notation corrected
Feb
22
revised Kick-stand on a commuter bike?
gr
Feb
16
revised how to choose inner tubes
changed mind about mismatched tube sizes
Feb
16
revised Why are battery-powered lights so popular?
clarification
Feb
14
revised What to do about hypothermia on a long ride?
corrected sp/gr
Feb
11
revised Terminology index - a list of bike part names and cycling concepts
changed wording, added alternative name
Feb
9
revised What bike+equipment for a long daily urban commute?
moved quote into a block quote; changed link text
Jan
31
revised How do I efficiently shift gears on a road bike with downtube shifters?
corrected spelling and grammar