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Topeak Road Morph G Bike Pump

Biking is something everyone enjoys.  Whether you’re in the African bush, or the streets of Siagon…or your local neighborhood…you’ll always find someone riding a bike.  And with someone riding a bike, you’ll almost always also end up finding someone who’s

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AquaBound Sting Ray Hybrid Paddle

Few things offer the peace and tranquility of being out on the lake on a kayak, gently paddling as the sun rises or sets…or beams it’s intense rays on you in the middle of the day.  It’s times like that

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Posted in Gear, Kayaking

Astral V Eight Kayaking PFD

It didn’t take two trips out this spring on the kayak to realize that my old PFD had to go.  Every stroke meant another time of uncomfortable rubbing under the arms, and that wasn’t going to last all summer if

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Posted in Gear, Kayaking, Reviews

Klean Kanteen Insulated Tumbler

When it comes to a cold pint of beer…er….whatever liquid you prefer to drink, the choices of holders of the beverage are nearly endless.  This begs the question of why Klean Kanteen decided to release the all new Klean Kanteen

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Posted in Around The House, Camping, Casual Outdoor, Cutlery / Utensils, Gear, Health & Safety, Reviews

AeroPress Coffee & Espresso Maker

We’ve already concluded that you’re a coffee addict with our review of the Chemex system.  But the Chemex is glass, and when camping glass isn’t always the first thing you may want…alas, there’s another incredible option. Meet the Aerobie AeroPress

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Chemex Drip Coffee Brewer

Admit it…you’re a coffee addict.  We all are, it’s ok… But how you brew your coffee may be how you get judged.  Do you spend $3 on regular coffee at Starbucks…or do you drop that cash at a local independently owned

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OluKai ‘Ohana Sandals

Absolutely everyone needs quality sandals…’er…flip flops? Call them ‘slippers’ if you care to…but for now, we’ll refer to them as Flops…because that’s just fun! When searching for new Flops, your search can begin and end with one company…OluKai.  The name

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Posted in Casual Outdoor, Clothing, Footwear & Socks

Fitbit One

A while back we reviewed the Fitbit Zip, a colorful, high tech pedometer that is pretty awesome to say the least.  Well, with all good things, comes something even better! So lift your glass to the Fitbit One, dubbed an

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Posted in Electronics, Fitness, Gear, Reviews

Mountain Hardwear Beemer Jacket

What do you want in a good softshell jacket? Wind Resistent? Water Resistant? Lightweight? Well, welcome to the Mountain Hardwear Beemer Jacket!  A softshell jacket with incredible quality shown in the seams and stitching details no matter where you look.

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Posted in Casual Outdoor, Clothing, Hiking, Jackets, Reviews

NiteRider Lumina 650 Bike Light

When certain gear stands out leaps and bounds ahead of anything you’ve ever used, it’s impressive.  Today that’s the NiteRider Lumina 650 Wireless Headlight.  After using it for the first time after dark last night, it shined as one…no…as THE

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