Author: Steve

Fjallraven Abisko Lite Jacket

Fjallraven Abisko Lite Jacket Review

Ah, Sweden. Land of safe automobiles, girls with dragon tattoos, fika, the krona and various bands with names emphasizing the letters “A” and “B.” I arrived in Stockholm one afternoon in September a few...

White Sierra Trail Convertible Pant

White Sierra Trail Convertible Pant Review

It was a full summertime day in the mountains: out early to take the dog for his daily constitutional; sundry duties in the yard and garage mid-morning; lunch on the deck collecting UV rays;...

Mountain Khakis Men’s Equatorial Convertible Pant and Skiff Shirt

Mountain Khakis Men’s Equatorial Convertible Pant and Skiff Shirt

“Inside all of us exists an adventurous soul – a wild heart that is called from nature to live authentically and free from modern society.” That is part of the Mountain Khakis “Soul Statement,”...

Rhone Apparel Sentry Short Sleeve Shirt and Mako Short

Rhone Apparel Sentry Short Sleeve Shirt and Mako Short Review

You hit the gym or trails with a buddy just after sunrise. By mid-morning, the workout’s over but it’s not yet time to head home. So you grab coffee out and maybe take a...

Lululemon Training Sleeveless

Lululemon Training Sleeveless Top Review

As summer heat turns from wintertime daydream to dog day reality, it’s important to have training apparel that can stand up to the tall mercury. The Training Sleeveless top by Lululemon is designed specifically...

Lululemon Pace Breaker Short*Mesh

Lululemon Pace Breaker Short*Mesh Review

Versatile training shorts that perform both in the gym and outdoors are as necessary during summertime as cookouts and road trips. The Lululemon Pace Breaker Short*Mesh satisfy that summertime need for versatile shorts –...

Sierra Designs Lightning 2 Tent

Sierra Designs Lightning 2 Tent Review

The three-season, two-person Lightning 2 tent from Sierra Designs is a refreshing and welcome reimagining of what a tent – and what camping – can be. The engineering and design elements comprising the tent...

Allen Sports Aluminum Compact Two Bike Trunk Carrier

Allen Sports Aluminum Compact Two Bike Trunk Carrier Review

The Allen Sports Aluminum Compact Two Bike Trunk Carrier is an ultra-lightweight and compact trunk-mounted bike carrier. It is engineered to fit an incredible breadth of cars, vans and SUVs. The rack is a serviceable...

AVEX Bottle

AVEX Bottle Review

Eye-catching colors, high-end textures and materials, innovative functionality and health-minded design all recommend AVEX bottles for the discerning buyer. I’ve been testing three models of AVEX water bottles and have been impressed with their...