Entries by Richard Cleaver

The Trick

I was prepared to tighten the cassette and grease the cassette body as per this instruction from Tacx to deal with the strange noise coming from the Neo. I did not have the tools to tighten the cassette ring and so I dropped by my friends at J&J Cycle to pick them up. They insisted that […]


When I bought the Lincoln MKX, I decided to use a ceramic nano coating to protect the finish. I settled on Feynlab and had the work done shortly after I had purchased the car in January of 2018. The detailer that I had used back then, The Clean-up Shop, had brought some new product in […]

Tacx Neo Strange Noises

Normally, the Tacx Neo is a very quiet trainer. But not today. Today it made these sounds: I reached out to my friends on the Tacx Neo Owner’s Facebook Group. Very helpful feedback from everyone there. I had the following suggestions: index the rear derailleur, tighten the rear cassette, and contact Tacx support. I did […]

Audio Work

In a few weeks time I will be doing some work on a live recording project. I think part of this work includes me doing the actual recording on site. Which I am fine to do. Except that I have no remote recording equipment. I had sent a note out earlier to clarify whether I […]

Travel Photography 20 Years Ago

This is a high resolution scan of a print from a shot that I took at a family vacation in Walt Disney World. Based on the age of my children from the other prints of the vacation, this was about 20 years ago. I’m not sure what camera I was using at the time. Cameras […]


In just a few weeks we will be moving into our home on wheels. The picture above was taken when we last had our coach out back in September of 2017. It has been just about a year of waiting since then. The coach becomes home for us late September. We’ll be in Canada for […]

Is That A Stock Photo?

I have a couple more amps up for sale on Reverb. And, as it happens every time I post photos on Reverb, I get messaged by someone asking me if these are the “real” photos of the amp or if are they stock photos. Reverb won’t upload stock images if the listing is for a […]