Larry Myers

mostly cycling and technology

Articles

The Perfect Solitude of Endurance Cycling

I'm convinced that at times biking long distances is the only thing keeps me sane and happy. Read →

The Free Tier Trap

More and more SaaS companies are offering generous free tiers. Many of these free offers are a bad deal for developers. Read →

Bike Commuting in Chicago: A Survival Guide

Commuting by bike in Chicago can be a ton of fun with the right mindset and preparation. Read →

Your First Triathlon: How to Really Prepare

Doing your first triathlon doesn't have to be hard. Resist the urge to go shopping. Read →

Things I've Built github logo

Cycling Weather Forecast

weather.larrymyers.com

There's plenty of weather forecasts out there, but none did a good job of answering the question: "When should I go biking tomorrow?"

So I built one for myself. It's an extremely lightweight traditional webapp with a Go powered backend.

Metra Train Tracker

metra.larrymyers.com

Metra has never had a good train tracker, I doubt they ever will. This is a React app with a Go backend that is geared towards people who want to know when the next train is coming with just a quick glance to their phone.

Ride Stats

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2022 Year to Date

2011 miles
5d 15h 27m