Author: Derick Beiswanger

Bontrager Foray Shorts

Bontrager Foray Short Review

I am more than at home in my spandex cycling kits, but every so often it’s nice to throw on a more casual relaxed fit pair of mountain bike shorts. The Bontrager Foray short...

Lowa Vantage GTX Review

Lowa Vantage GTX Review

Over the years I have done my fair share of hiking in the mountains and the one thing I have found is that a comfortable pair of hiking boots can be the difference between...

Yeti Hopper 20 Cooler

Yeti Hopper 20 Cooler Review

When I hear the word YETI, two things come to my mind instantly: coolers and mountain bikes and I like to combine the two. I love my trusty Yeti mountain bike, but after a...

Allen ASL5X-R

Allen ASL5X-R Review

I have a job that doesn’t always afford me the luxury of riding during the daylight hours, so a descent headlight is a must for me. The Allen ASL5X-R is a sturdy aluminum bike...

686 Serac 2.5-Ply Jacket

686 Serac 2.5-Ply Jacket Review

As the temperature starts to rise the last thing on most people’s mind is looking for a new ski or snowboard jacket.  As everyone who plays in the mountains knows, the weather can change in...

Black Rapid Sport Camera Strap

BlackRapid Sport Strap Review

One big problem I have while I’m out hiking and shooting photography is having my camera swinging side to side on my neck! In the process my camera seems to hit everything in its...

Swell Bamboo Wood Sunglasses X

Swell Bamboo Wood Sunglasses Review

Impressions of the Swell Bamboo Wood Sunglasses One of the big buzz words that you seem to be hearing a lot these days is sustainability. Swell sunglasses took that philosophy and built a line...