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6 Unconventional Uses For A Headlamp

6 Unconventional Uses For A Headlamp

In the deep, dark months of winter, it’s news to no one that headlamps are necessary for biking, running, kayaking, camping, and any other outdoor activity that’s conducted after 5 PM. But does the usefulness of the headlamp stop at outdoor sporting activities? Absolutely not! Here’s our list of activities that are ten times better/easier/more … Continue reading

How To Kick Daylight Saving’s A**

How To Kick Daylight Saving’s A**

Daylight Savings ends November 2nd, which means that we only have about a week and a half left until our morning commutes completely succumb to the (literal) Dark Side. Motivating yourself to get out of bed on time when it’s dark and stormy outside is something most of us need to retrain ourselves to do … Continue reading

Run for a Reason: WA 5Ks With Great Causes

Run for a Reason: WA 5Ks With Great Causes

In response to our previous post about WA marathons under $50, we had a request to create a list of shorter runs throughout Washington. So, we researched some local 5Ks coming up in 2014, but did something a little different this time — We chose to highlight one smaller-scale run each month from now through … Continue reading

An Inforgraphic For Runners

Ever wonder what the most popular day runners go running on? Or, how you can avoid shin splints? We found this interesting infographic today via greatlist.com and thought we’d share it for your Wednesday afternoon entertainment…enjoy! More Health and Fitness News & Tips at Greatist.

Today Is Going To Be A Great Day…

Today Is Going To Be A Great Day…

…because it’s National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day! Be sure to get your Bonk Breaker Peanut Butter & Jelly energy bars, also available with high protein for that extra boost of energy!

It’s Official: CXR Is Going to Kentucky!

CyclocrossRacing.com is sending a Rep/Racer to Masters Worlds this year to get and give the scoop on whats happening in Louisville.  Our ambition is to continue assisting our athletes in achieving their goals, and this time the fortunate recipient is me!  My name is Doug and I’m the guy behind the computer with the phone … Continue reading

The Osprey Manta Hydration Packs – New in the MPGear House!

The Osprey Manta Series is the pack that provides that multisport solution for all your outdoor sporting activities.  Integrating Osprey’s Hydraulics, this adventure sport pack delivers a stable and comfortable fit. Featuring dual hip-belt pockets to store your goodies, a helmet attachment daisy, an integrated blinker patch and stretch side pockets Osprey designed one versatile … Continue reading

Blue Competition AC1 SL Review Video

We’ve been anxiously awaiting the arrival of our new shipment of Blue Bicycles for 2010 and watching great review videos like this just makes things more difficult. Check out this video review from Bicycling Magazine on Blue Competition’s flagship carbon race bike, the AC1 SL.  Wooaaah Nelly!  Gotta have one today! Check out the video: … Continue reading

Two Person Tents – Tent Comparison

We have been outfitting our customers with tents here at Mountains Plus for a long time. We have large family camping tents, small ultralight solo tents, lightweight backpacking tents and basecamp tents. You might say, however, that the two person tent category occupies a special place in our warehouse. They have been our favorite tent … Continue reading