Author: AJ

Specialized AirTool MTB Flex Pump Review

Flats happen. No matter the trail, the tires and tubes, or lack thereof, eventually you will be on the side of the trail fixing a flat tire. It’s at these times that little things...

Outdoor Research Valhalla Softshell Pants

Outdoor Research Valhalla Softshell Pants Review

Good ski pants are crucial to a good day in the backcountry. You use them all day, likely many days in a row and they will see all sorts of conditions. Like most back country...

A Close Shave: Checking out Leg Lube

For male runners, swimmers, cyclists and triathletes, the topic of shaved legs will likely come up at some point. For some it is a common occurrence while others will never cross over to the...

C4 Waterman Switchblade 12’6″ SUP

SUP’ing has taken off like wildfire, and not just on the coasts. Lakes and rivers are seeing SUP’ers on a regular basis now. For those that are looking into starting SUP’ing, the choice of...

Camelbak Baja LR – Hydration on the Water

As stand up paddling continues to grow, so does the amount of gear made specifically for SUP’ing. Like mountain biking and hiking, long trips with no water stops means you need to come prepared....

Quicksilver Front Zip Paddle Jacket Review

Temperature regulation becomes tricky when you go out for a paddle. Not only am I considering the weather, but I have to consider what am I doing on the water. Am I just paddling,...

Merrell Barefoot Water Current Glove

Barefoot running has taken off in recent years and with that, more products have come to market. Along with that, shoes are getting more specialized- think trail versus road barefoot shoes. Outdoor footwear innovator...

Dakine Cyclone Dry Pack

Living by the water you find yourself taking advantage of it in many ways. Surfing and stand up paddling are a lot of fun, as are kayaking and just sitting at the beach. But...

Timex Global Trainer Review

The Global Trainer from Timex is one of those watches that has so many features it seems like you would need a p.h.D to operate it. Equipped with G.P.S., heart rate, reading power on...

Garmont Bolt DLTrail Shoe Review

Garmont is a company that is most well known for their ski boots, but recently they ventured into the ever expanding trail shoe market. They have come into the market with several shoes hitting...