Category Archives: Audi A5

Road Trip: Hampton Lake, S.C. or Bust

My husband Mike and I have been on the hunt — “Operation ReloSouth” — for the perfect retirement location. We want to live in a less-expensive, more relaxed area of the country near water. With better weather (no snow) than what … Continue reading

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Audi A5 Cab: A Diva Disguised as a Car

In November 2010 I purchased my dream car, a highly engineered 2011 Audi A5 cabriolet. Dazzled by her Arum beige exterior and super-comfortable adjustable leather seats I drove her home convinced that a new and exciting chapter in my driving … Continue reading

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Cold Weather and Potholes Coming Up: Michelins to the Rescue of This Audi A5?

  Yesterday my husband Mike and I took my Audi A5 over to ETD Discount Tire Center in Clifton, NJ to have four new winter running tires and rims put on — we bought the new Michelin tires and rims in … Continue reading

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My Audi A5 Winter Tires Have Arrived . . . Just in Time

Do you remember me telling you about the 3 “failed” Pirelli P6 all-season tires that came standard on my new Audi A5 convertible? Two tires had less than 5,000 miles on them and one less than 500 miles.  One tire … Continue reading

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Audi A5 Cabriolet: It’s Always Something Around Here

My softball playing daughter Tory and I were gone less than 24 hours; she had to be on the ball field at 6:30 a.m. today so we left yesterday and stayed overnight near the field so both of us would … Continue reading

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Audi A5 Road Trip: Man-Sized Problems

My husband Mike and my brother-in-law Bid drove my Audi A5 Cab to Big Ten College and back last weekend. The men wanted to drive the car on the open road, feel the wind in their hair (ahem), experience fine … Continue reading

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Volleyball and Potholes: Mutually Exclusive? Uh. No.

This past weekend my daughter Tory attended a softball clinic at Bryant University in Rhode Island on Saturday then we got up at 5:30 a.m. and on the road headed north by 6:15 a.m. so she could join her club … Continue reading

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The Ice Fishermen Triumph! Rhode Island Softball in One Day!

Okay, maybe the headline is a bit misleading since as far as I know the boys only caught this fish. But what a fish it is! While my husband Mike fished with his buddies my daughter Tory and I traveled … Continue reading

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Audi A5 Pirelli Tires: Low-Profile Disasters

La de dah. I drove over to my local ETD Discount Tire Center and had a new right front tire put on my Audi A5 today. That would be the second right front tire I’ve put on my Audi A5 … Continue reading

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Audi A5 Cabriolet Low-Profile Tires: A Guaranteed Flat in New Jersey

Well, my Audi has another damaged tire; the right front tire “bubbled” instead of flattening this time. Variety. Ain’t it grand? And I swear I did not hit a pothole of any size. Ask my daughter Tory or the person … Continue reading

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