Fitting thule roof racks on your vehicle? Here’s what you need to know

2021-04-15T05:22:57+00:00April 15th, 2021|Blog|

Did you know that Thule roof racks have fittings for almost all car makes and models? That’s right, the brand Thule is one of the most sought-after for car owners across the globe for their high standards in quality, innovative products, and safety. This, among many others, is one of the reasons why we proudly [...]

Roof boxes – protect your belongings from the elements

2021-03-19T14:04:42+00:00March 19th, 2021|Blog|

Road trips are tons of fun, but the packing process can get complicated. If only there was a way for you to fit all your bulky items like your snowboard, camping gear or water toys neatly into your car. You’re in luck! All you need is a roof box and roof bars to hold it [...]

Will your Thule roof rack damage your vehicle?

2021-03-02T13:34:32+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Blog|

You are an outdoor enthusiast and can’t wait to hit the open road. Do you dream about using a new Thule roof rack and Tepui tent on your next excursion? The Swedish company, Thule, has recently acquired the Tepui brand - this is great news for you and your upcoming camping adventure. Imagine sitting under [...]

The type of roof rack you need for a rooftop tent

2021-02-11T17:43:22+00:00February 11th, 2021|Blog|

Rooftop tents are quickly becoming a staple in North America for outdoor adventurers and camping enthusiasts. They offer convenience and ease for road trips and camping without having to haul extra gear inside your vehicle’s cabin. With a rooftop tent, you also won’t need to worry about finding an available campground to stay. If you [...]

Bike racks: Can they damage your car?

2021-02-04T10:34:57+00:00February 4th, 2021|Blog|

While back racks in Calgary are generally a safe solution for transporting bikes, there are a few important points to know when installing one on your vehicle. This article covers the different types of bike racks available, any potential damages to your car, and how to avoid them. Can bike racks damage your vehicle? [...]

A game-changer for camping: 5 advantages of a rooftop tent

2021-02-04T14:14:06+00:00January 25th, 2021|Blog|

Tepui rooftop tents are a relatively new product in North America that is rapidly increasing in popularity. However, in places like Australia, rooftop tents have been an essential piece of camping gear for years. They provide comfort, convenience, and keep dangerous bugs and critters away. It’s one of the reasons why a rooftop tent is [...]

How does a roof rack affect a car’s performance?

2021-01-14T08:03:59+00:00January 6th, 2021|Blog|

Whether empty or loaded with equipment or a roof box, roof racks have a considerable impact on your car’s performance—the main effect being aerodynamics and how that plays into your vehicle’s gas mileage.  Read on to learn more about how a roof rack can affect your car’s performance. How roof racks affect a car’s [...]

Installing a trailer hitch on a Smart car

2021-01-14T08:06:43+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Blog|

Before installing a hitch on your Smart car, be sure to refer to your vehicle’s manual for the tow rating, which will give you the maximum amount of weight you can safely tow.  As a general rule, a Smart car can typically handle a Class 1 hitch with a 200lb weight rating, ideal for lightweight [...]

What are the different types of brake controllers available on the market?

2021-01-14T08:06:53+00:00November 24th, 2020|Blog|

This summer has been all about towing! With limited international travel opportunities, a lot of Albertans have been hitching up their trailers and exploring our own beautiful backyard. Whether you are a trailer towing veteran or a newbie, you have probably done extensive research on the accessories you need to safely tow to and from [...]

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