Keep your car ready for winter weather

We’ve all seen the signs and heard the radio ads: “Shift into winter!” “Get your car ready for winter!” But what does that really mean? How do you get a car ready for winter? It’s not as if you’re going…

Gaywheels car buying guide: How to choose the right car for you, part 1

How to choose the right car for you, part 1: Getting your head in the game So, you’ve made a decision about whether to shop for a brand new car or for one that’s gently used. Congrats! That’s a very big, very…

Gaywheels car buying guide: Second-hand can be a great first choice

Second-hand can be a great first choice I won’t lie: my money’s on used cars. But then, if you read last week’s post, you probably picked up on that. The truth is, very few people truly need a brand-new car….

Gaywheels car-buying guide: Should you buy a brand-new car?

This is the first in a series of articles to help readers like you make informed decisions when buying your next ride. We hope to roll out a new post every week, but hey, don’t hold us to anything.  Should…

3 ways to be at your best on long winter drives

With Thanksgiving and Christmas now in the rearview mirror, motorists might be inclined to relax and let down their guard, but not so fast. Winter driving can be challenging at the best of times, and it’s doubly so when the…

5 easy tips for safe winter driving

The first few days of the new year are a perfect time to look back on where you’ve been and set some goals for what’s ahead. At Gaywheels, we hope that one of your goals for 2018 involves keeping your…

Avoid autumn road emergencies!

In autumn, depending on where you live, everywhere you look could be a Kodak moment. Changing leaves with their beautiful hues are a sight to see, but once they fall to the ground, or get wet, they can create treacherous…

Road rage (photo by Ben Murray)

Steer clear of summer road rage: remember to ‘woosah’ during hot weather driving

Baby, it is blisteringly hot outside! When the thermometer rises, tempers tend to shoot through the roof and if you’re a motorist and someone tailgates you, suddenly swerves in front of your vehicle, or prevents you from changing lanes, you…

Like To Drive Naked? Tips For Taking Road Trips In The Raw

For those who enjoy the wind in your face and the breeze in your hair — all of your hair — driving naked can be very liberating. Add in a sunroof and some Nina Hagen, and you can really feel the call of the wild. At the same time, however, you may be setting yourself up for trouble with Johnny (or JoAnne) Law. Clothed or not, caution when driving is always advised, so when you’re not flying by the seat of your pants because you have no pants, extra planning is crucial.

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Can You Handle A Stick? The Basics Of Driving A Standard In About 5 Minutes

If you’re on the green side of 30, chances are good that you don’t know how to drive a car with a standard transmission. Once upon a time, “learning a stick” was a rite of passage. The price difference between…