By elliottsb
06/19/2012
There must be a scintillatingly good word for it, but I’m buggered if I can find it. The word I want means “the process of becoming mainstream.” The need to patch this hole in my vocabulary became evident last week,
By elliottsb
06/12/2012
Some advertisements for automotive accessories invite you to imagine the back story—in fact, they demand it. The latest I’ve seen involves adornments for BMW badges; I think they must appeal to a predictable demographic.
By jhaverland
06/05/2012
I hope you’ve been enjoying our Roundel Weekly roundup, especially our introductions, which feature commentary by various Roundel personalities. You’ve already heard from Chris Wright, talking about the never-ending M-Car-Or-Non-M-Car Dilemma, Paul Duchene on BMW’s latest efforts at motorcycle racing, and Sam Smith being—well, Sam Smith.
By jhaverland
05/29/2012
It’s official: Summer is here. I am writing this from Chicago, where it is 97º Fahrenheit. It is currently Memorial Day Sunday, the Indianapolis 500 is on TV, and I am sitting in front of the screen, trying to not melt.
By jhaverland
05/22/2012
It might just be that time.   Hey, I’m not complaining—the reciprocation of the E60 M5’s ten cylinders still feels like a first kiss—especially when it’s happening north of seven grand.

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