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Author Archives: Zachary Rodasti

Zach's been testing gear with Active Gear Review since day one of the site, and just generally loves being outside doing any outdoor activity. He and his wife race year round, prefer long distance endurance events, and have raced marathons in multiple states nationwide. Recently, Zach added triathlons to his list of endeavors, and has competed in all distances up to a half iron. He has two young boys who are full of energy and get into all sorts of trouble on a regular basis - just like him.

Ultimate Direction Adventure Vesta (Jenny Collection) Review

Written by Alexandra Rodasti – The Ultimate Direction Adventure Vesta (Jenny Collection) So, what happens when Ultimate Direction, a company for selling products geared towards ultra runners and trail enthusiasts, decides to partner with Jenny Jurek to make a lineup of items just for women? Sheer happiness, that’s what happens. Jenny Jurek helped to design a who slew of useful ...

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Pearl Izumi Men’s P.R.O. In-R-Cool Tri Singlet and Shorts Review

Pearl Izumi Men’s P.R.O. In-R-Cool Tri Singlet and Shorts Choosing triathlon apparel can be an *ahem* personal endeavor. You’re going to be uncomfortable in long course events – you’ll be pushing yourself beyond anything you ever thought possible, and that’s on a good day. Why would you want to worry about your clothes? Pick out some Pearl Izumi offerings like ...

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Pearl Izumi Men’s ELITE Pursuit Tri Octane Suit Review

The Pearl Izumi Men’s ELITE Pursuit Tri Octane Suit Triathlon is an uncomfortable sport – so what you wear shouldn’t be. Take a look above at this year’s ELITE offering from Pearl Izumi. It’s got a construction that’s great for racing fast, yet comfortable enough to go the distance on your next 140.6 endeavor. It’s made for both long and short ...

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Orange Mud Hydraquiver Vest Pack 2 Review

Initial Thoughts on the Orange Mud Hydraquiver Vest Pack 2 “Innovation from frustration” is the Mantra from Orange Mud founder Josh Sprague (read our interview here) – Josh was bothered by many of the same things that all runners face when using a water pack. The fit was sloppy, the pack bounced around, chafing ensued, there were too many pockets, there ...

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