New Site –

September 30, 2005 . by John Biggs

Food, wine, cars, sports, good stuff… that’s what the is all about. The sporting life is an old euphemism for the good life and that’s what we’ve got to offer. Visit often for wine reviews, cigar talk, and other “guy stuff.” Visit here.

New Server

September 30, 2005 . by John Biggs

We’re on our new server today. Looks good so far, but we shall see.

Toyota’s Wireless Key Watch

September 30, 2005 . by John Biggs

Fascinating idea from Toyota. A watch that acts as a key. RFID, probably. Toyota is working on a new handy gadget to go with their line of Crown cars. They are working in conjunction with Citizen to develop a watch that transmits a radio signal to the car once the hand gets close enough. Basically,…

More Seiko Conjecture

September 27, 2005 . by John Biggs

Today is Spring Drive day, apparently. Jaime posits a future for Seiko on the Seiko and Citizen Forum. 1) Is that Seiko is now lending its workhorse movements to its lower end subsidiaries. 2) Seiko has internationally broken the 1,000.00++USD barrier watch, which even the Japanese Executives acknowledged, before the introduction of the Spring Drive,…

The Spring Drive Revisted

September 27, 2005 . by John Biggs

Check out Velociphile’s take on the Spring Drive. Thorough. Very thorough. Because it is a continuation of a line of evolution, it makes sense, at least to me, that developing better mechanicals remains valid; the logic being in the absence of quartz where could we be? And this is where I start to struggle with…

Review – MTM Special Ops Watch

September 27, 2005 . by John Biggs

I guess someone had to do it. WatchReport looks at the flashlight/watch that apparently is used by the military to flag down passing blimps. The fist thing you will notice about the MTM Special Ops watch is its weight. If you prefer light-weight, inconspicuous timepieces, the Special Ops is not for you. If you like…

Watch Odyssey

September 26, 2005 . by John Biggs

Man, all this talk of LED watches has made me hungry. Look at these crazy bastard watches from Watch Odyssey. Real old-time stuff. Check it out here.