Archive for April, 2015

OEB Breakfast Co., Calgary, AB

OEB Breakfast Co., Calgary, AB

My friend Rick and I recently trucked his newly-acquired Ducati Sport Classic 1000 to Calgary for service at Sport Cycle, one of Canada’s top Ducati service shops. We asked Sport Cycle’s proprietor, Brian Taylor, where to head for lunch before returning to Edmonton.  He recommended the OEB Breakfast Co. and […]

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Mr. Guo’s Cafe, Calgary, AB

Mr. Guo’s Cafe, Calgary, AB

Mr. Guo’s (pronounced GWOH’S) Cafe is not you run-of-the-mill family run Chinese restaurant. Don’t be put off by the numerous typographic errors in the menu, clearly written by folks whose first language is something other than English.  The proprietors have cleverly printed their menu with plenty of colour photographs, and […]

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Auto Obsessed – auto detailing for perfectionists

Auto Obsessed – auto detailing for perfectionists

Whether Whether you’re a fastidious Do-it-Yourselfer or keen on professional quality auto detailing products, here’s the inside story on one of the top auto detailing shops in North America. Auto Obsessed is the preferred vendor for various exotic car manufacturers and dealerships to prep cars for local delivery, having detailed […]

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5 Canadian Drives You Need to Take

5 Canadian Drives You Need to Take

Here is Postmedia News writer Paul Choi’s recommendations for the best Canadian drives is the classic list. His picks? The Cabot Trail, NS Sea-to-Sky Highway, BC Icefields Parkway, AB Confederation Bridge, NB to PEI Yonge Street, Toronto With the exception of Yonge Street (known as the longest street in the […]

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Yokozuna Japanese Restaurant, Edmonton, AB

Yokozuna Japanese Restaurant, Edmonton, AB

Japanese cuisine is something our household enjoys immensely, but I have to admit, I’m not very knowledgeable of the bewildering array of dishes to choose. Our friends Richard and Maggie have been loyal Yokozuna customers for more than a decade and introduced us to this family run restaurant near Edmonton’s […]

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2015 Subaru WRX fuel economy update

2015 Subaru WRX fuel economy update

  A quick trip to Calgary last week in our 2015 Subaru WRX with CVT automatic transmission yielded consistently impressive fuel economy.  Now that the weather is warming up, the WRX’s fuel consumption is improving, as is to be expected with higher ambient temperatures. Here are our latest fuel useage […]

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BMW recalls nearly 49,000 motorcycles in Canada and U.S. for rear flange

Associated Press is reporting that BMW is recalling nearly 49,000 motorcycles in Canada and the United States because the rear flange that holds the rear wheel can crack if bolts are too tight. Affected motorcycles include certain: 2005-2010 R1200GS and R1200RT 2006-2010 R1200GS Adventure 2007-2010 R1200R 2007 R1200S and K1200R […]

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