Archive for February, 2016

2016 BMW 328i xDrive Touring – review

2016 BMW 328i xDrive Touring – review

BMW’s 3-Series line represents an industry standard.  Any auto maker that wants to build a compact, sporty sedan acquires a BMW 3-Series, and then dissect it to see how the Bavarian manufacturer does it. If they were smart, they’d simply copy the damn thing and get it over with.  Few […]

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Geox ‘driving’ shoes

Geox ‘driving’ shoes

‘Driving’ shoes – it’s an old idea that harkens from the era of string-back driving gloves and top-down motoring in an Austin Healey 3000. I love a bargain, and I couldn’t help walking past the Geox shoe store in West Edmonton Mall with their “Up to 50-percent off!” sign in […]

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2016 Edmonton Motorcycle Show – attendance down

2016 Edmonton Motorcycle Show – attendance down

A news release from the organizers of the 2016 Edmonton Motorcycle & ATV Show held January 15-17, 2016 showed a decline in attendance for the second consecutive year. Power Sports Services, the organizers of the Edmonton and Calgary (and various others across Canada) motorcycle shows said, “. . . over […]

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