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Mount Glastenbury Here We Come!

Pete O’Gear here, checking in for this weeks adventure.  I’ll be travelling to Vermont this week with my Losi 3P tent, Losi 3P pawprint, and a couple good friends.  We plan to hike the 23 mile Glastenbury Mountain trail.  As many of the good folks from Marlboro Vermont know, this covers a small portion of … Continue reading

Armstrong Stung by Honey Stinger!

Yesterday, in an announcement that stung the biking world, seven-time tour de France champion Lance Armstrong, stated that he has become part-owner of the honey-based natural energy gel, bar, and organic chew maker Honey Stinger. Lance, in his new role (which at this time remains undisclosed), will become chief beekeeper, replacing the once proud nine-time … Continue reading

Here comes Slacklining!

Seen from Muscle beach to Golden Gardens, the activity that is crossing the nation is all about balance and core strength. What began as an activity for rock climbers is now a balancing act in local urban parks.  Slacklining, is a sport that uses nylon webbing stretched between two anchor points, typically from one tree … Continue reading

This Blog is the First to Know!

All Native Eyewear is currently on sale at MPGear for 40% off!  The Woot community will be notified this weekend.  Check’em out if you are interested in some sunglasses. (Shhh, add the greenday coupon code during checkout and you’ll get 50%.)

This Holdup worked for Sean!

Sporting the combined Yakima HoldUp Hitch Mounted Bike Rack and the HoldUp Plus 2 Bike Add-on, Sean and his compatriot triathletes competed in the fast CSU Collegiate Desert Triathlon. Nestled in the Santa Rosa Mountains, participants covered the 3/4 mile swim, the 25 mile bike, and 6 mile run with beautiful vistas along Lake Cahuilla. … Continue reading

Raid the North Extreme is Back!

After a three year hiatus, Raid The North Extreme, a 6 day, 500k, non-stop, epicurean, hedonistic, adventure race has made its return!  Last produced in 2007, this unsupported race will take place in The West Kootenays of BC from September 4th to the 12th. In true Raid The North style, this race course will challenge … Continue reading

Bam! Mt. Biking with the Coastal Crew!

The Coastal Crew takes you inside the life style of mountain biking along the B.C. coast. “This is what people should see, it is what real Montain biking is about.  We bring that to you in juicy nutrient filled filmic packages.” Check out their skills: HERE Check out the Coastal Crew Blog!

Google Does It Again!

Love them or hate them, Google has added a new feature to their mapping, and I love it!  You can now select bicycling directions on Google maps, similar to their, “by car”, “by walking” and “by public transportation” route methods.  Users choose their starting and end points and Google does the rest of the work. … Continue reading