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The Total Motorcycling Manual – winter reading for house-bound motorcyclists

The Total Motorcycling Manual – winter reading for house-bound motorcyclists

PMS (Parked Motorcycle Syndrome) got you down? Here’s some winter reading for you. “The Total Motorcycling Manual”, by Mark Lindemann and the Editors of Cycle World magazine is a bargain bin ‘find’ I just picked up at Indigo in Edmonton’s South Common big box shopping district. While the soft-bound book […]

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Subaru issues “Service Campaign” for 2015 WRX and 2014-15 2.0 XT Forester

Subaru issues “Service Campaign” for 2015 WRX and 2014-15 2.0 XT Forester

Subaru Canada has issued a “Service Campaign” notice to owners of 2015 WRX and ‘certain’ 2014 and 2015 2.0 XT Forester models. The service campaign is for 2.0-litre turbocharged engines, and Subaru says it’s developed a modification to the Engine Control Module.  The modification requires owners to take their vehicles […]

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“Nata” – the sweet taste of Portugal in Edmonton

“Nata” – the sweet taste of Portugal in Edmonton

“Nata” are gorgeously delicious egg custard tarts we ‘discovered’ when we recently visited Portugal. The yellow, eggy tarts are filled with creamy, smooth, sweet custard and can be found on every street corner cafe.  They are a favourite snack in Portugal, which has a dyed-in-the-wool cafe culture.  A cup of […]

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The R1200RTW gets Clearwater Lights, Ilium Works risers and Wunderlich tank protectors

The R1200RTW gets Clearwater Lights, Ilium Works risers and Wunderlich tank protectors

The BMW National MOA rally we attended in Billings, MT in July was a terrific opportunity to browse the numerous vendors. If somebody in the world makes an accessory for BMW motorcycles, chances are they had a vendor at the rally. For Canadians, this rally is the best way to […]

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