Reviews

I use things…and I find things I like and don’t like about them.  Here is an outlet for me to do reviews on the products I like/don’t like complete with why/why not!

Recent Reviews

Topeak Road Morph G Bike Pump

Topeak Road Morph G Bike Pump

May 19th, 2013

Biking is something everyone enjoys.  Whether you're in the African bush, or the streets of Siagon..[...]

AquaBound Sting Ray Hybrid Paddle

AquaBound Sting Ray Hybrid Paddle

May 19th, 2013

Few things offer the peace and tranquility of being out on the lake on a kayak, gently paddling as t[...]

Astral V Eight Kayaking PFD

Astral V Eight Kayaking PFD

May 18th, 2013

It didn't take two trips out this spring on the kayak to realize that my old PFD had to go.  Every s[...]

Klean Kanteen Insulated Tumbler

Klean Kanteen Insulated Tumbler

May 10th, 2013

When it comes to a cold pint of beer...er....whatever liquid you prefer to drink, the choices of hol[...]

AeroPress Coffee & Espresso Maker

AeroPress Coffee & Espresso Maker

April 2nd, 2013

We've already concluded that you're a coffee addict with our review of the Chemex system.  But the C[...]

Chemex Drip Coffee Brewer

Chemex Drip Coffee Brewer

March 28th, 2013

Admit it...you're a coffee addict.  We all are, it's ok... But how you brew your coffee may be ho[...]

OluKai ‘Ohana Sandals

OluKai 'Ohana Sandals

March 27th, 2013

Absolutely everyone needs quality sandals...'er...flip flops? Call them 'slippers' if you care to[...]

Fitbit One

Fitbit One

March 21st, 2013

A while back we reviewed the Fitbit Zip, a colorful, high tech pedometer that is pretty awesome to s[...]

Mountain Hardwear Beemer Jacket

Mountain Hardwear Beemer Jacket

March 19th, 2013

What do you want in a good softshell jacket? Wind Resistent? Water Resistant? Lightweight? W[...]

Icebreaker Tech T Lite Short Sleeve Shirt

Icebreaker Tech T Lite Short Sleeve Shirt

March 14th, 2013

Icebreaker makes good stuff.  End of story. Oh, you want more information on the Icebreaker Tech [...]

Icebreaker Hike+ Crew Socks

Icebreaker Hike+ Crew Socks

March 14th, 2013

You've got to know when enough is enough buying socks.  Here at Just{elation} we love some Merino Wo[...]

Smartwool Midweight Wool Sweater

Smartwool Midweight Wool Sweater

March 14th, 2013

Smartwool has been a leader in the Merino Wool market since 1994 when they got their start in Steamb[...]

Mountain Hardwear Mountain Tech Jacket

Mountain Hardwear Mountain Tech Jacket

March 14th, 2013

You want a windproof fleece jacket?  No problem.  That's what the designers of the Mountain Hardwear[...]

NiteRider Lumina 650 Bike Light

NiteRider Lumina 650 Bike Light

March 13th, 2013

When certain gear stands out leaps and bounds ahead of anything you've ever used, it's impressive.  [...]

Sanuk Pick Pocket Sandals

Sanuk Pick Pocket Sandals

March 11th, 2013

Sometimes things last forever, other things don't.  After 4 beloved years of backyard BBQ's and thra[...]

Fenix LD41 Flashlight

Fenix LD41 Flashlight

March 11th, 2013

Just{elation} loves quality flashlights.  Heck, anything quality is appreciated here!  So it's no su[...]

Fenix TK15 Flashlight

Fenix TK15 Flashlight

March 11th, 2013

Sometimes you just need a good flashlight.  There's not much worse than grabbing your flashlight and[...]

Fenix PD22 G2 Flashlight

Fenix PD22 G2 Flashlight

March 11th, 2013

The latest flashlight to join Just{elation} existence is the incredible Fenix PD22 Flashlight.  This[...]

Ahnu Moraga Mesh Hiking Shoes

Ahnu Moraga Mesh Hiking Shoes

March 11th, 2013

New hiking shoes can always be trying...you know the feeling, you found your current pair 10 years a[...]

Garmin Fitness Monitors

Garmin Fitness Monitors

March 10th, 2013

Garmin is arguably an industry leader in the GPS and Fitness Monitor market. They simply do a great [...]

Mountain Hardwear Ampato Rain Jacket

Mountain Hardwear Ampato Rain Jacket

March 9th, 2013

With springtime among us, it's time for everyone to start looking at raincoats again.  And the quest[...]

GoPro Hero 3 Cameras

GoPro Hero 3 Cameras

March 8th, 2013

GoPro Cameras have been around since the company's early days of 35mm film photographing...dubbed th[...]

Snow Peak Carry On Chopsticks

Snow Peak Carry On Chopsticks

March 8th, 2013

Who doesn't like some delicious Chinese food sometimes? Nobody.  It's delicious, in fact, most al[...]

Leatherman Skeletool CX

Leatherman Skeletool CX

March 4th, 2013

Leatherman has a reputation to keep up in this world, they've been making multi-tools since 1983 whe[...]

Snow Peak Mini Hozuki

Snow Peak Mini Hozuki

March 2nd, 2013

Sometimes a headlamp is absolutely perfect, other times it's a pain in the rear to have on your head[...]