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CarTarp 1000

As an avid cyclist I often have to transport my bike to a location that’s beyond riding to. My preference is to avoid the bike-on-top-of-the-car option because I’m paranoid of driving into the garage and destroying the bike, racks, and the roof of the car. The Golf R doesn’t officially support adding a tow ball/hitch (although third-party option exist) so I had to get creative. CarTarp 1000 Behold! CarTarp 1000™®©✌️. A simple design to protect the car from dirty bike parts after a ride.


Kessy (keyless entry) on my new GTI is awesome: Kelly and I went out for dinner tonight. Poscol on Westhiemer might just be our new favourite “little Italian place”. It’s small, intimate, personable, and simple. It’s definitely not a dressy place, but I dressed it up with jeans and a black shirt all the same. Dinner was fantastic. It’s only four blocks from our place, around 10 mins walk at the most. On the way home I decided I wanted to pick up a few things from our local supermarket and test the GTI’s interior lighting and headlights.

GTI – the big little things

Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS) After the airbags have been deployed, you probably won’t think to do some very important things with your GTI. That’s why we created the Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS). It unlocks the doors, shuts off the fuel pump, and turns on the hazard lights before you even have a chance to think about it. Just the idea of this sort of design forethought makes me want to buy a Volkswagen. Also, this. And this.