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Tech

Convertkit and MailChimp (and others) vs Sendy

Comparing my favourite (and cheapest) email system — Sendy + Amazon SES with ConvertKit, Omnisend, MailChimp, GetResponse, Sendinblue, Moosend, Mailerlite, and Flodesk.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
6 min read
Motorcycles

Guide to Plastic Welding and Painting Motorcycle Fairings

How to weld together motorcycle fairings cheaply using a soldering iron and cable ties.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
5 min read
Motorcycles

Best Looking Motorcycles of 2020

A highly subjective list of the world's best-looking motorcycles of 2020 — a personal wish-list of bikes from Triumph, Indian, Ducati, Moto Guzzi and more.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
11 min read
Business

Launching a New Business - The Salon Startup

An analysis of starting a new online-only business from scratch - The Salon Startup
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
7 min read
Coding

Modifying Ghost 3.0's Default Theme Casper

How to modify the code in the default Casper theme from Ghost 3.0+ to make it your own.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
11 min read
Motorcycles

How to Re-Upholster a Motorcycle Seat

Chronicles of re-upholstering the seat of a Ninja 650, the project bike.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
4 min read
Business
Featured

Convincing People: Answer the Person, Not the Question

Answering someone's question is more complicated than you might think.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
7 min read
Business
Featured

That's No Tech Startup: That's a Factory

The true operations cost base of companies like Wind, Lyft, Uber and Lime — factories, warehouses, customer support centres, onboarding centres, and mechanics.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
7 min read
Motorcycles

The BMW R1200S: Unique, Awesome, Ultra-Classic

A review of my BMW R1200S boxer motorcycle after 2,000 kilometers of bliss in NSW and Queensland, Australia.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
10 min read
Motorcycles

Restoring a Modern Motorcycle — Part I, Purchase and Inspection

My project of restoring a Kawasaki Ninja 650 - Part I. Purchasing and evaluation.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
5 min read
Motorcycles

What to Check When Buying a Used Ducati

What to check for when buying a used Ducati - valves, belts, exhaust, damage. For Supersports, Panigales, Monsters, Multistradas, and Scramblers.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
8 min read
Motorcycles

Using AirPods Pro on Motorcycles (for Wind/Engine noise)

AirPods Pro are GREAT at reducing engine and wind noise on motorcycles and letting you focus on the experience. This is good news if you suffer from hearing difficulty/pain.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
7 min read