Archive for July, 2017

Dunlop $40 dollar rebate arrives

Dunlop $40 dollar rebate arrives

My Dunlop motorcycle tire rebate finally arrived.  The $40 dollar Cdn rebate was for the purchase of a pair of Dunlop Roadsmart 3 tires (one front, one rear) for our 2014 BMW R1200RT. I filed the rebate claim online on June 7, 2017 and received email confirmation that day from […]

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Farewell – our 2015 Subaru WRX moves on out

Farewell – our 2015 Subaru WRX moves on out

After three years, we’ve traded our 2015 Subaru WRX with CVT automatic transmission for a new, 2018 compact sport sedan. The WRX has served us well.  We’ve loved it’s turbocharged 2.0-litre 268 horsepower flat-four engine, superlative ‘Symmetrical’ all-wheel-drive, outstanding fuel economy, and sportscar level handling. After 3 years of ownership […]

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2017 Sport-touring tire test

2017 Sport-touring tire test

If you’re a rider who puts in a lot of miles each year, tires are among the most expensive ‘consumables’ you’ll be purchasing. Just how does one choose new tires? It depends on your criteria:  Price?  Long wear?  Maximum dry pavement traction?  Best wet weather performance?  Comfort?  Feel? Most of […]

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Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day!

A beautiful, sunny, warm day in Alberta today. A wonderful day for a motorcycle ride and to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. Happy Canada Day!

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