winter

Makin' Trax

Traveling with The Trax

I'm taking my sled, and finding a hill witht they Chevy Trax.
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Winterizing The Trax.. and coffee.

My attempt to embrace winter. Get my Chevy Trax ready for it.. with popcorn and coffee.
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JMatt Is To Blame For ALL OF THIS

JMatt is, like, the most cheerful dude EVER. Seriously. He always has a smile on his face, always has a (usually not THAT funny, but still worthy of a pity laugh) joke to crack and is just an all-around swell fellow....and recently I've been SO MAD AT HIM!!! Why, you ask? Because the dude LOVES...
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FREE off street parking downtown offered during snow emergencies! Find out where...

If you've been downtown, its no surprise that parking can be scarce...add to that three feet of snow in the past month, and we've got an even bigger headache. When there are snow plowing operations the rules are on the EVEN days you park on the EVEN sides of the street, and on the ODD days of the...
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Trouble finding salt for your driveways and sidewalks? Here are 8 alternatives.

If you've been looking for salt to take care of your driveways, walkways, sidewalks, and roads, you aren't alone. With the recent DUMPING of snow, there seems to be a shortage of salt at some local stores. Salt is famously known for melting ice. The chemicals in the salt lower the freezing point,...
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How do you survive -50 Wind Chills? Here's 5 tips and a podcast.

The Polar Vortex is real, yo. Milwaukee is seeing some historic low temperatures and wind chills. Rather than sift through the nonsense out there, I figured I do the logical thing and give you some tips of my own, and then talk with a Chief Meteorologist about this whole "Polar Vortex" "Wind Chill...
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Stop Doing This- It serves no purpose

Stop doing this... It serves no purpose... Unless you like your blades snapped off by the wind. Yes... It's getting worse. You see somebody put their wipers up the minute the temperature drops below 50 degrees and you think "they must know something" and then you do it too. Until the day we have 40...
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WISCONSIN WINTER CAR PREP & DRIVING - 9 HELPFUL TIPS

Ever WONDERED how to keep your car in winter shape and prepare for these brutal Wisconsin winters? Here you go. Riggs to the rescue…I just wanted to post some tips with the recent snowfall. I saw this on a Milwaukee Reddit thread and decided to take it and expound upon it for YOU. Yea - don't let...
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Is This Lake Frozen?

Every winter, I try more and more to embrace the freeze. I found a strong spot... look here! Video of Kraig Karson January Chevrolet
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WEDNESDAY WONDER: How does a ship on Lake Michigan go MISSING!?

I don't know about you, but when I think of Lake Michigan, I don't exactly think of "shipwrecks". I mean, I'm sure its happened, but I've never heard of this happening... Well it DID. Granted, it was a while ago, but it happened! There have been TONS of shipwrecks off of Lake Michigan...I have a...
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