Shared from CigarLounge: Oppo does have a problem

Oppo does have a problem, "But [it] lies neither with the moderators, the commenters or the fringe members. Oppositelock, by virtue of Kinja, has been thrust into a role it was never built to play. It's been forced to evolve into an entirely public location with visibility across the entire Gawker network..." Also, be… » 1/14/15 11:12pm 1/14/15 11:12pm

Helgray Watches

A little watchlopnik for everyone, automotive related. The Helgray Silverstone is "inspired by the racing chronographs of the 1960's". It's available in 4 colours and comes with a few bonus items (stainless band, carrying case) as the Kickstarter project is already funded. It's a style that interests me visually and… » 1/14/15 2:25pm 1/14/15 2:25pm

Winter Tires - Bridgestone WS80 vs. Michelin Xi-3

I'll be putting winter tires on my Golf shortly and the two tires above are my most likely candidates. I know there are people here with the Bridgestones and the Michelins are supposedly excellent and accordingpy popular so there must be some of those here as well. As such, what is your opinion on them and does anyone… » 12/03/14 9:30am 12/03/14 9:30am

Where the hell is a new Trans-Am Series?

The Challenger Hellcat has been dominating the Jalopnik Front Page, and rightfully so. Before that, there were all the stories about the epic Z/28 Camaro which even can rival Europe's best. And Ford launched the new Mustang in between all of this. Musclecars everywhere. So why on earth are the big three missing out on… » 9/13/14 9:56am 9/13/14 9:56am

Volkswagen Canada's Website Doesn't Suck

I also spend a fair bit of time on car configurators, though unlike Tom McParland I never get paid to do so. I'm merely shopping for a new car and as such have used most manufacturers' websites. Unlike the VW USA's silly car-seeks-driver relationship service, its friendly Canadian counterpart is not at all infuriating. » 9/04/14 4:30pm 9/04/14 4:30pm