The Running Room is proudly a family owned company, which originated in 1984 out of founder John Stanton's wish to purchase quality running shoes from someone knowledgeable about the sport. He opened a small one room store in the renovated living room of an old house in Edmonton, hence the name, "Running Room."
The staff at Wintronic Computers Plus scrub excess muddle from hardware and software and sweep both PC and Apple systems of viruses. Desktop computers and laptops undergo a thorough hard-drive organization, which rids drives of extraneous digital clutter and creates space for future downloaded videos of babies rapping. Smudged surfaces and cracks emerge free of dust and miscellaneous flotsam after a safe exterior cleaning. To keep computers running smoothly and free of pernicious bugs, Wintronic's technicians make a full sweep of every file to scan for errant worms, Trojan horses, and the virus that causes relatives to forward chain letters. The store promises a quick turnaround on service and offers a warranty on all cleaning and repair work.
Hammer City Cycle's experienced technicians perform adjustments and checkups to a wide selection of bike brands, tailoring services to suit each customer's preferred experience. A basic tune-up package places two-wheeled companions in the capable hands of a United Bicycle Institute–certified master mechanic and suspension technologist. Helping hands pump air into hard-breathing tires and make needed adjustments to inconsistent tendencies in shifting and braking systems. In-place cleaning and lubrication of your road repeller's drivetrain helps to ensure rides free from ornery bucking and braying. Technicians inspect each bolt for proper torque, and the ride-refining service concludes with a full-frame wipe down, removing dust, grime, and lipstick marks from sloppy street kisses.
The Great Canadian Gift Company carries Canadian-made clothing, specialty and gourmet foods, and other gifts available for individual purchase. An array of gift baskets conveniently compiles heart-warming sentimentality or thanks for a job done medium rare in handy portable containers, such as the Icewine Winter Harvest basket loaded with Icewine chocolates, preserves, tea, and salmon ($69.99). Buyers can also build custom gift baskets by picking a container and stocking it with their own product theme. Fill a gold galvanized bin ($12.99) with a celebration of all things maple syrup, from maple barbecue sauce ($8.99) to maple crunch shortbread ($6.99). The Great Canadian Gift Company's team helps vessel captains optimize their container-to-product ratio with eco-friendly gifts such as the Urban Salvage maple serving platter ($49.99), which simultaneously expresses a sensitivity for the earth and gives wood from broken homes a second chance.
Capital Appliance & BBQ's team of experts pay homage to the sauce-slathered centerpiece of picnics and parties by educating those who seek to learn the sacred art of the burger flip. Select from a range of sustenance enhancers, such as the Steve Raichlin brand smoky apple sauce ($12.99) and the Mediterranean barbecue rub ($19.99), which transforms lackluster loins into Grade A genius jerky. The Grill slinger barbeque tool belt ($44.99), replete with a fully adjustable belt with lock and load inserts such as a grill knife, speed tongs, and pro flipper spatula, provides high-tech artillery for conquering resistant rib eyes and tenderloins that talk back.
Runner's Den fits feet for fast fleeing and fitness fashioning. Elongated ankle bases brawn up and cradle comfort in the myriad quality running shoes found at Runner's Den, from such brands as Adidas ($119.99–$159.99), New Balance ($119–$189.99), and Saucony ($129–$169.99). Staffed with runners, Runner's Den expertly suits up figures in apparel from Sugoi ($29.99–$159.99), Nike ($29.99–$99.99), and New Balance ($24.99–$69.99) appropriate to the task. Keeping up on accessories, runners track time on Timex watches ($89.99), heart rates on a Polar heart-rate monitor ($79.99–$319.99), and the megafauna ruthlessly pursuing them through rearview-mirror headgear.