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Alastair´s Blog
Avanti Bikes | A world class bike brand from New Zealand
AvantiPlus NZ
A view from the cycle path
Bicycle Design - The blog about industrial design in the bike industry
Bicycling Magazine
Bike Barn / Buyer's Guide / Hardness Testing
Workshop: Top 10 Bike Maintenance ‘Don’ts’ - BikeRadar
Bikes For The Rest Of Us
Bike Snob NYC
The Blayleys
Burkes Cycles Online - Wellingtons home of bikes and bicycle accessories
Capital Cycles, bike shop wellington: road bikes, mountain bikes
Cycle Science
Cycle Tour New Zealand - What to Take
Dom's Plan B Blog | Urbanism, Smart Growth, Town Planning
Freewheel adjustment - Bicycle Repair Forums
Bike Finder - Giant Bicycles | New Zealand
An interactive, model-based calculator of cycling power vs. speed
Bike blog | Environment | The Guardian
Hands On Bike
Jamis Bicycles - Road Bikes, Mountain Bikes, Street Bikes, Sport Comfort Bikes, Cruiser Bicycles, Kids Bikes
Off The Beaten Path | News from Bicycle Quarterly and Compass Bicycles
Jim Langley — Bicycle Aficionado
Jville Cycles
Kent's Bike Blog
Kiwi Brevet 2015: Rider profiles 2012
London Cyclist
Lovely Bicycle!: Bicycles for Everyday
MadeGood.bikes - Free bike repair videos and tutorials
Myra VanInwegen's Bike Articles
The Path Less Pedaled
Lugged Steel Bicycles, Wool Clothing, Leather Saddles and Canvas Bike Bags from Rivendell Bicycle Works
Sheldon Brown-Bicycle Technical Information
High Tech and High Stakes in the Bicycle Boom | The Bike Show - a cycling radio show and podcast from Resonance FM
The Everyday Cyclist | When I'm not riding my bike, I'm thinking about riding my bike
Topeak® Cycling Accessories — Products - Explorer Tubular Rack (w/ Spring)
Radical Design - Bicycle trailers

Bike Rides

‎AATravel Alps2Ocean-Cycle-Trail
Christchurch Ashleigh Court Motel
Blacks Hotel - Ophir
Cycle Aware Wellington | CAN
Christchurch official visitor guide
Clutha Gold Trail Bicycle Touring: A place for bicycle tourists and their journals
Cycling in Wellington
Mount John Observatory Tekapo
The Loire — Eurovelo 6 - The bicycle route from the Atlantic to the Black Sea
Arrowtown Pittaway's Cottage - Garden Studio
Hyde Otago Rail Trail Accommodation
Kennett Brothers Limited
NZ By Bike: New Zealand Mountain Biking, Cycling, Trails and Great Rides
Ohau Snow Fields and Lake Ohau Lodge
Otago Central Rail Trail Official Website
Clyde's Plum Tree Cottage | Otago Central Rail Trail
Otago Rail Trail
Mackenzie Country Tekapo Canals Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail 5 day bike tour
Chch Re:START Container Mall
Tom Allen’s Bike Trip
NZ Topo Map - New Zealand Topographic Map
Trail Journeys
Individual bike tours in Holland
Ultralight bicycle touring
Wedderburn Cottages - Otago Rail Trail
Wellington Region Cycleways
Wellington Cycling Maps - New Zealand
Mountain biking in Wellington » WellingtonNZ


Burkes Cycles
Crazyguyonabike Touring
Dizzy's folding bike blog
Giant bicycles
Hawke's Bay cycle trails
My local bike shop
Kennett Brothers
Lovely Bicycle
NYCEWheels folding bikes
NZ by Bike
Otago Rail Trail
Sheldon Brown
Holland Bicycle Tours
Ultralight Bicycle Touring


ARCC Assist e-bike system
A to B magazine - Electric bikes, folding bikes, e-scooters and more!
LiFePO4, EV Charger, EBike Battery, Bike Conversion Kit, Motor, Controller - BMSBATTERY
Bofeili New Zealand - Bofeili home
Electric Bikes, Scooters and other Light Electric Vehicles (LEV)
Electric Bike Report | Electric Bike, Ebikes, Electric Bicycles, E Bike, Reviews
Electric Bike Reviews -
Electric Bikes Experts | We Simply Explain Electric Bikes
EM3ev • Index page
Browse our selection of electric bikes, conversion kits and e-bike parts. | EVLABEVLAB
The Health Benefits of an Electric Bicycle - Fit for WellnessFit for Wellness
Bicycle Speed And Power Calculator
SmartMotion eMetro Electric Bike
Folding Electric Bike
Lekkie Bikes - Upgrade Your Ride
Pedelecs l UK Electric Bikes
Install guide
SmartMotion Bikes New Zealand - Home
Solar Powered Electric Bikes
BAFANG | Start |
e-Bike Theory | The Prospectory
Wellington Electric Bikes

Folding bikes

My Brompton | Aussie on a Brompton
Bicycle Fixation: Review: Brompton Folding Bicycles
Brompton Bicycle | Folding bikes, folding bicycles from Brompton Bicycle
DAHON Bikes: Folding Bicycles and Folding Bike Accessories by DAHON NORTH AMERICA INC.
Dizzy's folding bike blog
Electric and Folding Bikes Northwest: Folders
Folding bikes | Compact bicycles
The Folding Bike Blog
Folding bike travels
Folding Bikes - The Folding Cyclist
Giant Expressway 2 Folding Bike
Super Modified Raleigh Twenty
Folding bikes and compact bicycles by Brompton, Dahon, Tern and Montague
Zen and the Art of Brompton Touring @ The Path Less Pedaled
Why I ride a Brompton folding bike « Practical Biking
Tern Folding Bike and Folding Bicycle Accessories | Australia
The Brompton Diaries | . . . two small wheels, one compact fold, and the road ahead
Tern Link P24h Long-Term Review and Photos
Brompton Folding Bike + Trailer: A Perfect Touring Combination? - TravellingTwo: Bicycle Touring Around The World
Unfolded NYC | Around Manhattan with Monty, my Brompton M6L


Careers and Small Business

Careerjet employment search engine
Careers Services
Student Job Search

Free Program Downloads

Audacity - The Free, Cross-Platform Sound Editor
Balthisar Tidy - HTML cleanup for Mac
NIST Surface and Microanalysis Division Software
DOSBOX - runs DOS programs under Windows
Fiji - ImageJ together with Java, Java 3D and a lot of plugins
Irfanview - Image viewer and editor - PC
KompoZer - a wysiwyg HTML editor - PC, Mac or Linux
LibreOffice free office suite - PC, Mac or Linux
Mozilla Firefox - Web browser - PC, Mac or Linux
Mozilla Thunderbird - Email application - PC, Mac or Linux
Classic FTP Website Maintenance Software - Mac
NeoOffice - Mac OS X office software
Mozilla NVU - Web authoring system - PC, Mac or Linux
OpenOffice free office suite - PC, Mac or Linux
Picasa - Locate, adjust and organise images - PC, Mac or Linux
ImageJ - Image processing and analysis in Java - PC, Mac or Linux
NIH Image - Image processing and analysis for Mac
Smultron - a free Mac text editor
Stellarium is a free open source planetarium


Arts and Letters Daily - ideas, criticism, debate
Bike Snob NYC
Lovely Bicycle!: Bicycles for Everyday
New Zealand Weather Forecasts
NZ Herald: New Zealand's Latest News
SciTech Daily Review -- Something Amazing Every Day
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Welcome to the Strathspey Server! - Stuff
The Dominion Post - Wellington News
The Online Photographer
Universe Today
W3C Markup Validator
W3C Link Checker
Wellington |
Weather Underground
Niwa Weather for Wellington NZ


BBC News - Home
Brain Pickings
Mail Online
What's on Freeview - TV Guide for Freeview Channels - Freeview
Latest news, comment and reviews from the Guardian |
Breaking News and Opinion on The Huffington Post
The Listener
Google News
NPR Home
NZ Herald: New Zealand's Latest News
otago daily times
Start - Pale Moon -
Radio New Zealand News Headlines
Radio New Zealand News Headlines
Business and Financial News, Breaking US and International News |
Scoop - New Zealand News
Sydney Morning Herald - Business and World News Australia |
New Zealand, world, sport, business and entertainment news on
The Dominion Post: local, national and world news from Wellington's daily newspaper
Taranaki Daily News - Taranaki News - |
The Press - Christchurch and South Island News -
The Atlantic — News and analysis on politics, business, culture, technology, national, international, and life –
TV3 - Home
Television New Zealand | News, Sport, Weather, TV ONE, TV2 | TVNZ


Excel 2000 Tutorial
The Micrographia Tutorials
HTML Tutorial


Electron Microscopy

ANL Microscopy and Microanalysis WWW Server
Edu Sites for Microscopy and Microanalysis
University of New South Wales EM unit
NIST Surface and Microanalysis Division
University of Oregon Electron Microprobe Lab
University of Wisconsin Electron Microprobe lab
Caltech GPS Analytical Facility
Microbeam Analysis Society Homepage
University of Hawaii Electron Microprobe Laboratory
MIT Electron Microprobe Facility
Northern Arizona University's Electron Microprobe Laboratory

Light Microscopy

Historical Microscopes
Resource Guide: Microscopes On a Budget
McCrone Research Institute
Molecular Expressions
Microscopy Society of America
Microscopy Resource Center
The Quekett Microscopical Club
ADIAC Diatom Image Database
Royal Microscopical Society
Microscopes For Kids Resource Guide

Microscopy and Imaging - general

Fiji - ImageJ together with Java, Java 3D and a lot of plugins - Microscopy Magazine and Blog
Microscope - Microscopes For Every Application - Microscope World
Microscopy Society of America
Microscopy New Zealand
Modern Microscopy Journal
Microworld Resources and News
WWW Virtual Library of Microscopy
Practical Microscopy
ImageJ - Image processing and analysis in Java - PC, Mac or Linux
NIH Image Home Page
EPMA-8050G Electron Probe Microanalyzer : SHIMADZU (Shimadzu Corporation)
Biomedical Imaging Research Unit


Close Up Photography

Inexpensive Macro Photography
Lambert Smith's Insecta
Mounting Digicams With Zoom Lenses Over The Microscope
Insect Macro Photography

Digital darkroom

Diffraction Limited Photography: Pixel Size, Aperture and Airy Disks
Black And White Digital Printing
Depth of Field Table
LCD monitor test images
Understanding image sharpness:
Making Digital Camera Microscope Adapters
Vivid Light Photography
Wilhelm Imaging Research

Film photography and cameras

Classic Camera Collection.
Antique and Classic Cameras
Bojidar Dimitrov's Pentax K-Mount Equipment Page
Dante Stella
My approach | Photography and image capture: the Leica technique and philosophy by Erwin Puts | Erwin Puts
nemeng Leica FAQ - main index
New York Institute of Photography - Tips for Better Pictures home page - a resource for photoethnographers
Black and White World: A Celebration of Photography
Black and White Photo Resources
Yashica Electro 35 and Rangefinder camera user Homepage


Make Your Own Camera: Konstrukting a Lomography Konstruktor
Best Buy - Camera buying guide
Camera lens tests, user reviews, camera accessory reviews -!
Camera reviews, DSLR reviews, lens reviews, photography guides | Cameralabs
Welcome to the Digital Camera Resource Page
Digital Photography Resource Guide
Digital Photography Review: Forums, Glossary, FAQ
The Imaging Resource!
Ken Rockwell's Updates
LIFE photo archive hosted by Google
Lomography Konstruktor step-by-step build | thehobbyshop
The Luminous Landscape
The Online Photographer
Optical Illusions and Visual Phenomena Home Page and Recent Digital Camera Reviews
Pentax K-Mount Lenses and Lens Accessories
PhotographyBLOG -:- Home
Welcome to Photozone! Portal - Rangefinderforum
Steve Huff Photos - Real World Digital Camera And Lens Reviews
Steve's Digicams - Breaking News - Current
The Visual Science Lab

Photographic Supplies

PENTAX Products : Digital Cameras
LensMate G1/G2/G3/G5/A80 Accessories
Mainline Photographics
Photo and Video International - New and Used Photographic Equipment
Photo Warehouse ::: photography, cameras, accessories and other photographic products
Wellington Photographic Supplies

Video tools

Balvanz Enterprises: DIY Camera Stabilizer Build - The Stabilizer Base Plate
Balancing the Rhino Steady Camera Stabilizer
New iPhone / small camera stabilizing rig
SteadyTracker Camera Support System | Camera Crane Supplies
The Detonation Films Camera Stabilizer
DIY steadicam camera stabilizer
Stabilizer for a Canon G15 camera
$14 Camera Stabilizer
Construction of a Homemade Telecine Machine
iMovie | kdmcBerkeley
THE PICOSTEADY - Video Camera Stabilizer
eiraSYS Products 2013 - iPhone 5 Stabilizer
FlyStand - How I built a camera stabilizing system
Welkom op de smalfilm-pagina's van Fred Internet
Retro Telecine
Restoring 8mm Home Movies


General Science

Arts and Letters Daily - ideas, criticism, debate
Collecta Real-time Search
The Economist
MetVUW Weather and Climate Service
Nature Publishing Group : science journals, jobs, and information
The New York Times Science
Search the PopSci Archives | Popular Science
CERN - the European Organization for Nuclear Research
Science/AAAS | Scientific research, news and career information
Science News
SciTech Daily Review
Technology Review: The Authority on the Future of Technology
The Naked Scientists Online, Science Podcast and Science Radio Show
Wolfram Alpha Computational Knowledge Engine
Khan Academy


Practical Aspects of Mineral Thermobarometry
Amethyst Galleries Mineral Gallery
Atlas of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks, Minerals and Textures
BYU Geology Petroglyph Home Page
Minerals under the Microscope
Mars Exploration Rover
Mars Pathfinder - Welcome to Mars!
X-ray powder diffraction
Opaque Minerals Atlas
Mineralogy Database

Science topics

Inlet Systems
Acoustic neuroma – Radiotherapy as a treatment option
The Analytical Chemistry Springboard - Mass Spectrometry Links and Resources
Internet Archive
Spectra of Gas Discharges
Bioresource Processing | Creating Economic Growth by Harnessing Hidden Value
NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
The educational encyclopedia
Digital Einstein Papers Home
FLP Vol. I Table of Contents
Fermilab | Home
GE Healthcare-Training - Education: X-ray Dose - X-ray dose concept and reduction measures
Cavity Resonance
The effect of the film can
Exploring the Table of Isotopes
The Berkeley Laboratory Isotopes Project's
Paint failure diagnosis: how to use paint cross section cuts
Mac Daddy World » Blog Archive » The Megapixel Test Program and more details
Mic-UK [site A]: Oamaru Diatoms
Henry Barwood - A mini-XRF unit designed for mineral grain analysis
NCEG - Electron Microprobe
Pictures, stories, and facts about the element Titanium in the Periodic Table
Sheet Materials for Use as Membranes in Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry
RADIOCHEMISTRY SOCIETY - Specialized Courses in Radiochemistry
Search Diatom Image Database
Silver Bromide AgBr Optics
Spectral Database for Organic Compounds SDBS
AIST:RIO-DB Spectral Database for Organic Compounds,SDBS
List of the Rock-Forming Minerals
Optical Cathodoluminescence (Optical CL)
Annotated Web Links « Chemistry | Allegheny College - Meadville, PA
Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history
Ross Island - Scott Base Front
Periodic Table of the Elements by WebElements
NIST - SRM Order Request System

Science Podcasts and iTunes U

iTunes U
Astronomy Cast
Nature Podcast
Science Friday
Science Podcast
Scientific American Podcasts
60-Second Science
The Naked Scientists
WNYC Radiolab

Science - Commercial

SPI Supplies - Structure Probe Inc. - microscopy supplies
alphatech - Motic microscopes
Dycor Mass Spectrometers
Amptek X-ray spectrometers
bio-strategy - Leica microscopes
Coherent Scientific - Nikon microscopes
Dick Smith Electronics
Duniway Stockroom Corp - Vacuum equipment
GBC Scientific Equipment
Geller MicroÅnalytical Laboratory
Jaycar Electronics
JEOL Electron Microscopes
Microscopy Vendors Database
microimaging - Meiji microscopes
Moxtek - X-ray products
millenium science - AMG digital microscopes
Olympus - Olympus microscopes
Oxford Instruments' Home Page
PANalytical - X-ray equipment
Pfeiffer Vacuum Home Page
Pico Technology Limited - Data capture
ProSciTech - microscopy supplies
Moran Scientific Home Page
Carl Zeiss - Zeiss microscopes


The Project Apollo Archive
Chandra X-ray Observatory - NASA's flagship X-ray telescope
CICLOPS - Official Source of Cassini images of Saturn, its rings and moons
ESA - Planck
Welcome To Indian Space Research Organisation - Home Page
Mars Exploration Rover Mission: Home
NASA - Mars Science Laboratory, the Next Mars Rover
Cassini-Huygens Home
ESA Science and Technology: Herschel -- Something Amazing Every Day
Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
Universe Today


Mass Spectrometry

Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer Theory
Mass Spectrometry Links and Resources
Base Peak Mass Spectrometry page
How a Quadrupole Works

X-ray Spectrometry

Amptek X-ray spectrometers



Ars Technica
How to Convert Vinyl Records to MP3 or AAC: A Step-by-Step Guide
Broadband Internet Access Service Providers NZ, Wired and Wireless Broadband Plans Companies Deals and Reviews New Zealand - Linux Announcements
Eddie's Math and Calculator Blog
HP-15C Simulator: Online Help
The Museum of HP Calculators
Apple, Macintosh, iPod and iPhone news | MacNN
Quadratic Equation Solver
NanoWasp - A MicroBee Emulator
PB Tech - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, LCD Monitors, Tablets and more!
Transcription Resources. Software to slow down music.
Slashdot: News for nerds, stuff that matters
Rechargeable Battery - 13-inch MacBook (aluminum)
The Register: Sci/Tech News for the World
Free42, an HP-42S calculator simulator
W3C Markup Validation Service
W3C Link Checker
HP-15 Simulation
Wired News
Broadband, VDSL and Naked Broadband - The best little NZ ISP


Arduino - HomePage
Microcontrollers, Analog, RF, and all three mixed.
"The Signal" Topic List - Precision Amplifier Wiki
EEWeb Electrical Engineering Community
RF-Toolbox - Electronic Toolbox
About Electronic Transducers
Oscilloscopes, DC Power Supplies, Function Generators, Spectrum Analysers, Calibrators, Multimeters
Apple and other USB charger secrets |
Electronic Valve and Tube Company
Circuit Simulator Applet
The Frantone Electronics Homepage
Free Electronics resouces: schematics, tutorials, datasheets, radios, tesla coils, FPGAs, microprocessors - Freebytes Guide to
Parts and Kits for Arduino Online, Buy Microcontroller Boards, Electronic Components for Arduino - Welcome - Freetronics
Fuel Cell Store
LM3909 Oscillator
Jaycar Electronics
Homebrew RF Circuit Design Ideas
Dave's Homemade Crystal and Tube Radios at
MindKits Offer a range of robot / robotic kits and parts from Arduino Uno, RFID readers, breadboards, LCD parts and more
RS New Zealand | World Leading Distributor of Electronics, Electromechanical and Industrial Components
NGSPICE Online simulator
Ripples in the Ether | Emanations from Amateur Radio Station NT7S
element14 New Zealand | Formerly Farnell | Electronic Components Distributor
Misc RF Topics 2011
Homebrew RF Test Equipment and Software
Raspberry Pi
An A for Raspberry Pi B+ - IEEE Spectrum
Talking Electronics Index for website
Techmoan - Techmoan
The Signal Path - An electrical engineering video blog for students, hobbyists and hackers.
Electronics - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks

Investment casting

Importing Shimpo Pottery Equipment into Australia and New Zealand - Ceramix New Zealand
Pottery Front-Loading and Top-Loading Kilns
CO2 Meter - pSense Portable CO2 Meter - Portable product by AZ-Instruments
Stone in Place Casting - Gold Star Powders
Hitchiner Manufacturing Co., Inc.
What do the Markings and Stamps inside your ring mean?
Investment Casting 101 Photo Gallery by Mike Callihan at
Cast Jewelry: A Primer
Investment powders
SRS - Investment Powder, Injection Waxes for Jewellery and Foundry Lost Wax Casting
Guide to Good Investment Casting Techniques


The Taig Lathe and Milling Machine
GadgetBuilder's MiniLathe Site
Lathes home page
Manufacturing Process
The SBL Workshop - Home

Plasma Ashing

SPI Plasma-Prep II Plasma Etcher, Cleaner and Asher
EMS1050X Plasma Asher
Thierry Plasma Asher

Vacuum Techniques

Modern Vacuum Practice


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