Author Archives: Kate Agathon

Bicycle Retail Industry Directly Helps Essential Employees

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Bicycle Retail Industry Directly Helps Essential Employees From donating free bikes, free PPE shields, and free helmets, to offering proform discounts, the bicycle retail industry is stepping up to support couriers and other essential employees during the COVID-19 crisis. Free Bikes for Essential Workers Need a ride? Specialized will give you a bike. Through its just unveiled Essential Rides for

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Spyder Captivate GTX Jacket: Color-blocking Done Right

Spyder Captivate GTX Jacket

Spyder Captivate GTX Jacket: Color-blocking Done Right   Spyder Captivate GTX Jacket (MSRP $379) is my favorite Spyder jacket in a while.  First, let’s talk about color blocking. As mentioned above, I usually steer clear of ski jackets that are bursting with bold prints or details (rose-colored metal hardware zippers, anyone?) that might date a jacket beyond more than one

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Obermeyer Jette Jacket: A Minimalist Ski Jacket with Maximum Details

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Obermeyer Jette Jacket: A Minimalist Ski Jacket with Maximum Details   In a ski jacket world of overflowing with graphic prints and trends, be minimalist. Rarely do I come across a ski jacket that I want to keep for more than a couple of seasons. For various reasons (pockets, color, style, technology, etc.) I like to often change things up.

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The Last Trekking Pole You’ll Ever Need: LEKI Micro Vario Carbon Black Series

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The Last Trekking Pole You’ll Ever Need: LEKI Micro Vario Carbon Black Series Can trekking poles be sexy? If they are the  LEKI Micro Vario Carbon Black Series (MSRP $249.95), yes. LEKI Micro Vario Carbon Black Series They took Outdoor Retailer by storm in 2018, being named as a finalist for an Outdoor Retailer Innovation Award, and later nabbing the

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3 Awesome Women Winter Insulation from Patagonia, and Pearl Izumi

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  3 Awesome Women Winter Insulation from Patagonia, and Pearl Izumi The holidays are over, but winter is just getting started. Here are three of our favorite insulation pieces to keep you warm during cold winter days. Patagonia Nano Puff Parka Patagonia Nano Puff Parka (MSRP $279) This season’s nano puff parka from Patagonia packs down small (into its own

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