Archive for March, 2015

First MotoGP race of 2015 season on TV, Sunday, March 29th

MotoGP fans can rejoice.  The 2015 MotoGP racing season starts, Sunday, March 29th. In Edmonton, my cable TV carrier (Shaw) will be running the race held at the Losail Circuit in Doha, Qatar on channel FXSRD 234 (Fox Racing) at 12:30 PM with re-runs following. Click here to see the […]

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Travel Containers

Travel Containers

I’m always on the lookout for the perfect travel gear – stuff that makes travel easier and more convenient.  And I’m a bargain hunter.  Quality goods at a fair price is a high priority. I found these excellent, well-priced containers perfect for holding special toiletries at Bed Bath and Beyond. […]

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The Burger Joint, Edmonton, AB

The Burger Joint, Edmonton, AB

I have to admit, I don’t go out for burgers very often, so I can’t say The Burger Joint has the best burger in town. What I CAN say is this tiny southside eatery has the BEST VALUE lamb burger in the city. The Burger Joint was highly recommended by […]

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Happy frickin’ spring!

Happy frickin’ spring!

08:00h MDT, Edmonton, AB Today’s the first official day of Spring. After two weeks of unseasonably warm, spring-like weather, Edmonton got hit with snow last night. Motorcycles have been on the road here for about two weeks now. It looks like the 2015 Spring riding season is still a ways […]

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2015 Porsche Boxster GTS – Review, Part 2

2015 Porsche Boxster GTS – Review, Part 2

Bottom Line:  The GTS is THE Boxster I’d buy with my own money.  Superb road dynamics, rigid structure, and gorgeous styling make the highest spec (and costliest Boxster) the best combination of features and performance. My BMW Z4-owning friend Tony, a Vancouverite (well, Richmond, actually) has been bugging me to […]

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Has Spring and Motorcycle Season Arrived in Edmonton?

At 4:45 PM MST today, I heard the distinct wail of an inline 4-cylinder motorcycle with (loud) aftermarket exhaust accelerating hard on the major street near my home. Spring (motorcycle riding season) arrives late in my neighbourhood.  Our residential streets are still about 50-percent covered with ice and snow, but […]

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2015 Porsche Boxster GTS – First impressions

2015 Porsche Boxster GTS – First impressions

We’ve had the new 2015 Porsche Boxster GTS in our hot little hands for little more than a day now. Our first impressions of the 330 horsepower 3.4-litre roadster with 6-speed manual transmission is very good indeed. Although the Boxster GTS comes standard with 20-in. alloy wheels and tires, Porsche […]

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Subaru Canada – Firing on all cylinders

Subaru Canada just released their February 2015 sales figures and the company’s news release says that is has had 14 consecutive months of record sales. With 2,587 new units sold retail, sales were up 8.2-percent in February, and up 10.2-percent year-to-date. Sales were up for the all-new 2015 Legacy sedan […]

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