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Biker and Boarder Crash!

Biker and Boarder Crash!

Pulling yourself off the asphalt after a crash, with your blood and adrenaline pumping, the brain sometimes doesn’t function as clear as you want it to. Is my bike wrecked? Is my kit torn? Am I injured? Questions that run through one’s mind, the least and last considered question being the one with the highest … Continue reading

Vis 360 – A Dome of Protection!

Vis 360 – A Dome of Protection!

The Vis 360 is a helmet bike light for the commuter that is simple to clip on-and-off, and recharges easily with the convenient USB plug-in. This Light & Motion bike light protects the rider with amber side lights, a front spot light that casts a wide peripheral halo of light expanding the width of a … Continue reading

Nomad2Go, Dirty No Mo!

The Nomad2Go is a portable power cleaner capable of producing a 90 psi jet stream or soft misty spray and is great for cleaning off your dirty outdoor gear before the wife sees it in the car or in the house. This portable power washer is available as either an 18 volt rechargeable battery option … Continue reading enters StarCrossed!

Clear afternoon skies broke to grey clouds and consistent rain as the elite cylcocross racers warmed up on their Jonathon Page inspired Blue Norcross bikes and Rolf Prima wheels for the final elite event of StarCrossed in Redmond, Washington. elite racers Craig Richey, Nathan Bannerman, Eric Emsky, and Michael Gallagher would fight the rain-soaked … Continue reading

Ode to Blue Axino

I awoke that morning, a crisp clear Utah morning in the mountains. The sun was shining and my co-worker and I had just finished fueling up on bagels and coffee at the Wasatch Bagel Café.  We headed to dealer camp, anxious to start the event, excited to discover the newness in biking.  Checking in first … Continue reading

Tents Lost at Sea!

Outdoor retailers, in the midst of a perfect storm, find themselves scrambling to soften the angry cries coming from disappointed customers. Outdoor retailers are battling, fighting and outbidding one another, along with the high rolling box stores of Costco, Home Depot and Wal-Mart, for cargo shipping space.  A battle between David and Goliath and it … Continue reading

Pete O’Gear Hits the Skyline in the Olympics!

I started the 36-mile hike in the Olympic National Park with overcast skies above (a park that Congress designated 95% wilderness protected, hey, they do get it right occasionally).  Crossing my fingers in hopes that the skies would hold, I started my adventure up the North Fork Quinault River with dry trails below my Inov8 … Continue reading

Sleeping Bags, Essential Backpacking Gear!

Whether you are using it to survive a cold stormy night on the mountain or a warm balmy night in the woods, your sleeping bag can either make or break your camping trip. Backpacker has spent countless nights sleeping in them and testing them so that you can sleep with ease. Here is their ‘A’ … Continue reading

Tough Gear

Hiking in the backcountry is certain to test the limits of your gear.  Each person, carries the gear they need to survive for the length of time they are on the trail, whether it is a simple overnight hike or a multi-day excursion and with the possibility of experiencing a wide variety of weather, from … Continue reading

Hoka Mafate Crashes the Party!

The Hoka Mafate is crashing the minimalist running party.  With the book “Born to Run”, evangelizing about running barefoot by emulating the Tarahumara Indians.  The author, McDougall, indicates that the Tarahumara Indians have fun running and do it their entire lives with minimal injury. Crashing the party are two avid, intrepid French outdoorsman, strolling in … Continue reading

Backpacker Selects Weeklong and Weekend Packs!

The 2010 Backpacker Gear guide recently selected the Osprey Aether 70 and the Osprey Ariel 65 as the heavy duty workhorses for weeklong backpacking endeavors.  The long main compartment zipper provides convenient accessibility to your gear and the harness system provide a soothingly comfortable fit.  Select your backpack at a comfortable MPGear price. Also making … Continue reading