Archive for March, 2017

Argyll Motorrad kicks off Spring with an impressive party

Argyll Motorrad kicks off Spring with an impressive party

Last night, Thursday March 30th, Northern Alberta’s BMW motorcycle dealer Argyll Motorrad threw open the doors and hosted a party to celebrate the arrival of Spring and the 2017 riding season. Some one hundred fifty guests were on hand to view the latest offerings from BMW Motorrad, such as the new […]

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Yokozuna Japanese Restaurant, Edmonton. Outstanding and superbly consistent

Yokozuna Japanese Restaurant, Edmonton.  Outstanding and superbly consistent

Yokozuna Japanese Restaurant is one of our favourite restaurants in Edmonton. Our foody friends introduced us to this south side eatery some time ago, and it never fails to impress us. We dined there recently and honestly, Ingrid and I agree it was the best dining experience we’ve had in […]

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Nikwax Tech Wash – cleaner for waterproof textiles

Nikwax Tech Wash – cleaner for waterproof textiles

It’s started to warm up here in Northern Alberta. We’ve seen a few courageous souls on motorcycles, braving the still nasty, gravel covered roads.  With the 2017 riding season about to start, it prodded me into getting my gear in tip top shape. I bought my Hi Viz Olympia AST […]

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MotoGP season on TV starts Saturday, Mar 25th, 8:55 AM MST!

The 2017 MotoGP racing season starts this Saturday, March 25 with TV race coverage on beIN Sports (Chanel 983 on Telus Optik cable in Edmonton.) beIN Sports’ guide shows Qatar qualifying starting at 8:55 AM (Saturday) and race coverage starting 8:55 AM (Sunday.)

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Seoul Fried Chicken, Edmonton, AB – we visit again

Seoul Fried Chicken, Edmonton, AB – we visit again

We’ve written about SFC Seoul Fried Chicken before. This Wednesday, we decided to lunch at Northern Chicken, a little take out joint on 124th Street north of 107th Avenue.  When we got there, the eatery was closed. WTH??  Wednesday!  There was no sign on the door saying why the restaurant […]

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BMW topcase brake light upgrade – the RT gets a pre-riding season upgrade

BMW topcase brake light upgrade – the RT gets a pre-riding season upgrade

I admit to being more than slightly paranoid when it comes to riding in traffic. I am very conscious and highly aware of the traffic that’s in front of me and vehicles coming at me from the sides. But most of all, I am the most paranoid about being rear-ended. […]

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Abstract: The Art of Design. Netflix documentary provides insight into design, one episode on autos

Abstract:  The Art of Design.  Netflix documentary provides insight into design, one episode on autos

Did you ever wonder how design decisions are made when it comes to styling new cars? The art of automotive design has always intrigued me. How is it that some automotive companies and their in-house designers can produce cars that are not only beautiful when they first hit the showroom […]

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