Archive for May, 2014

Nike Motorcycle Socks – Review

Nike Motorcycle Socks – Review

Nike makes motorcycle socks??  Yeah, well, hang on a minute.  You’d think a mega sports equipment producer would make sellable items for any kind of sports, as long as there’s a buck to be made.  Truth be told, I don’t know if Nike does make motorcycle-specific socks, or not. What […]

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Nolan Helmet Sunshade – ‘Thumbs Up’ to Canada’s Motorcycle online retailer

Nolan Helmet Sunshade – ‘Thumbs Up’ to Canada’s Motorcycle online retailer

Here’s a big ‘thumbs up’ to Canada’s Motorcycle, a Quebec-based online motorcycle parts and accessories retailer. We’ve been advised that Canada is now without a national distributor for Nolan helmets, an Italian brand that’s popular for its mid-priced flip-up modular helmets like my N90. The retractable sunshade on my Nolan […]

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Nolan helmets abandons Canada. Again

Nolan helmets abandons Canada.  Again

I need a replacement retractable sun visor for my Nolan N-90 helmet, so I visited two of western Canada’s largest motorcycle retail stores, Argyll Motorsports (Edmonton) and Blackfoot Motosports (Calgary.) Both shops previously carried Nolan helmets, an Italian brand favoured by many motorcyclists for their wide range of modular (flip-up) […]

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2014 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD – Review

2014 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD – Review

Bottom Line:  Can the 2014 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD, launched in model year 2010, hold its own against newer compact CUVs like the Subaru Forester, Mazda CX-5, Toyota Rav4 and Ford Escape?  We were impressed with the shed load of standard features our top of the line tester came with.  […]

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Kanehl Farm Trail Grooming

Kanehl Farm Trail Grooming

On Saturday, April 3rd, a ten-man crew of volunteers from the Edmonton Black Gold Beemers motorcycle club trekked out to Martin Kanehl’s farm in the County of Parkland west of Edmonton to help clear brush to develop some off-road motorcycle riding trails through the farm’s woodlot. The expeditionary work force […]

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