About Michael Yuen @yuenx

Michael is an outdoor enthusiast and a Cybersecurity Engineer with a 17-year background in IT Systems Engineering. He aims to live a life that is good and inspired. During his free time, he enjoys being a parent, hiking, photography, food, technology, DIY projects, travel, and helping others.
6 Jun 2021

Review: Ancheer Electric Mountain Bike (26″, 21-Speed) (Dynamic Red Line, AM001907/AN-EB001) vs Metakoo Cybertrack 100

By |2021-10-13T09:16:03-07:00Jun 6, 2021 - Sunday|Product Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Read: 13 mins. Electric bikes changed me, a former rider who preferred manual pedaling for exercise and health reasons, because they have allowed our family to venture out longer distances and visit more places. My brother's family had since joined our outings and amusingly, he had come to like my Metakoo Cybertrack 100 mountain eBike more and more. He originally was going to buy a Metakoo, too, but eventually asked me to evaluate the 26" Ancheer AM001907/AN-EB001. Its specs looked much better on paper, addressed some of the shortcomings I criticized the Cybertrack 100 for, but came with its own issues. How did the Ancheer compare?

23 May 2021

How To Choose A Life Vest For Kayaking, Paddle Boarding

By |2021-09-09T22:31:28-07:00May 23, 2021 - Sunday|General|0 Comments

Read: 4 mins. Life Vests -- or Personal Flotation Devices (PFD) -- are essential for your safety and can even be required by law. No matter how strong of a swimmer you are, you may find yourself in an unexpectedly dangerous situation, like passing out, getting hit by a speed boat, or losing your kayak. This article will go over some basics.

19 May 2021

Review: HP Chromebook 14 Laptop (14a-na0021nr) 2021

By |2021-10-29T12:04:34-07:00May 19, 2021 - Wednesday|Product Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Read: 6 mins. Chromebooks are well-known in the education sector for use by students because of their simple, minimalistic design and low cost. For casual computing like web browsing and media consumption, Chrome OS-based computers are more than adequate, especially when they also support Google Play Store apps, games, music, movies, and books. How does HP's 2021 Chromebook 14 fare in the sea of low-cost Windows computers? It depends on your needs.

19 May 2021

Review: Mr. Heater Buddy Indoor-Safe Portable Propane Radiant Heater (MH9BX, F232000) Red-Black

By |2021-10-01T10:26:56-07:00May 19, 2021 - Wednesday|Product Reviews, Reviews, Travel|2 Comments

Read: 9 mins. The Mr. Heater Buddy series had been among the most-recommended, portable warmers rated for safe indoor and outdoor use. With proper preparations and precautions, that can certainly be the case even when no heater is 100% safe. In this review, we will go over the pros, cons, and tips for using this popular warmer.

16 May 2021

Review: Zebra Thai/Chinese Stainless Steel Spoons for Soup/Daily Eats (12 pcs)

By |2021-06-26T21:24:41-07:00May 16, 2021 - Sunday|Product Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Read: 3 mins. Why the heck would I write a review about spoons? Hear me out. For decades, my parents had used Zebra Thai branded, stainless steel spoons as our everyday silverware. Both of my brothers and I had absolutely come to appreciate and love them (as do our own families, too.) What makes them such favorites? Read to find out!

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