Tag Archives: bike commuting

Patagonia Nano-Air Light Hybrid Jacket – Super Versatile

Patagonia Nano-Air Light Hybrid Jacket

Patagonia Nano-Air Light Hybrid Jacket My Patagonia Nano-Air jacket travels with me almost everywhere – it’s super versatile, dries quickly, and is warm for its bulk. Notably, it breathes really well, so you can wear it while hiking on a cold alpine-start morning without breaking a hard sweat. Often, if I’m chilly after a cold belay, I’ll just keep this

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Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody – The Best Climbing Windbreaker

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Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody This is the best climbing windbreaker I’ve ever owned. It hits the magic balance between minimalist design, low bulk, durability, and weather resistance that make a single piece of clothing cover a vast range of conditions. It’s really light (210 grams), and you can shove it in your pocket or stuff it into its chest

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Bikepacking Gear Guide – How To Get Started Bikepacking

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An Engearment Guide Bikeacking Gear Guide How To Get Started Bikepacking – Incredible Mobile Adventure Drew Thayer goes over how to start bikepacking.  He and his wife test out some gear and show you how they set up their kit for mobile adventure! Bikepacking is a fun pastime that’s gaining popularity. While heading off into the hills on a bike

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This Season’s Favorite Women’s Mountain Biking Jerseys

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This is the second of a three-part series on my favorite women’s mountain bike apparel and accessories this season.  My five favorite mountain bike tops run the gamut of sleek no-nonsense performance, to bike lifestyle pieces loaded with specially treated fabrics that can be worn beyond the trail and into the workplace or cafe. Giro Women’s Venture Jersey (MSRP $65)

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No Winners in Tariff Trade War

Davis Smith, Cotopaxi CEO and founder.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since the first round of tariffs were implemented last September, the outdoor industry has lost more than 1.1 billion. Meanwhile, the newest round of tariffs announced on the first of this month indicate the worst is yet to come. Savvy consumers may have already noticed that gear (including bicycles, camp chairs, backpacks, hats, camp stoves, etc.) has become

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Mystery Ranch Scree Backpack – Quick Access Workhorse

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Mystery Ranch Scree Backpack – Quick Access Workhorse The Scree backpack features a three-part zipper system that allows quick access to the inside of the pack.  Couple that with the legendary load-carrying comfort of Mystery Ranch and you have a winner. Day Hike Backpack The Scree comes is an ideal day hike backpack.  The stated 32-liter capacity is enough for all

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