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Showers Pass Elements Jacket – Comfortable Multi Purpose Bike Jacket

Showers pass Elements jacket

Showers Pass Elements Jacket – Comfortable Multi-Purpose Bike Jacket Drew Thayer A versatile cycling-inspired raincoat equally at home shredding muddy single-track, commuting to work, or cruising the neighborhood Showers Pass Elements Jacket Review Showers Pass, known for their technical cycling apparel, just released the new Elements jacket to span the space between weaving through the forest on single-track and biking

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BioLite Headlamp 750 – Super Light and Bright

BioLite Headlamp 750 lighting the sky up

BioLite Headlamp 750 – Super Light and Bright The new BioLite Headlamp 750 ($99) is a super light (150 grams) and super bright (750 lumens) headlamp for serious night time adventures. I have had a pre-production sample for a few weeks and it has been lighting up the night! HeadLamp 750     BioLite Headlamp 750 Testing I received the

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Thermarest NeoAir XLite Sleeping Pad – Great Night’s Sleep

The NeoAir Xlite Packed up

Thermarest NeoAir XLite Sleeping Pad – Great Night’s Sleep Austen Beason Thermarest NeoAir XLite Sleeping Pad $190 I think we can all agree a good night’s rest out on the trail is important, if not at least desirable over the alternative. While camping, many things contribute to sleep quality, a good sleeping bag, perhaps a pillow or warm tent, but

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Patagonia Biking Clothing Spring 2020 – Impressive Design

Patagonia Biking Clothing Spring 2020

Patagonia Biking Clothing Spring 2020 Drew Thayer Last Fall and this Spring I tested some items from Patagonia’s mountain biking clothing kit. I’ve been impressed with the functional, minimalist design of these pieces, and they’ve become my favorite clothes for riding trails. The Capilene Midweight bike jersey is a great layer to wear on cool spring morning rides, or to bring

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MSR PocketRocket Deluxe Stove Kit – Best for 1-2 Backpackers

The MSR PocketRocket Deluxe Stove

MSR PocketRocket Deluxe Stove Kit – Best for 1-2 Backpackers Austen Beason The wide world of backcountry stoves can be a complicated place to navigate with many questions to answer. What are you cooking? For how many people? What kind of fuel does that stove need? How good are you at reverse-engineering when something inexplicably stops working? Why do we

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