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Garmin Introduces the Forerunner 645 Music

Garmin International, Inc., today announced the Forerunner® 645 Music, a GPS running watch with integrated music that gives athletes the freedom to enjoy their favorite tunes on a run or during a workout without having to take a phone along. Additionally, when in need of a bottle of water or a quick bite to eat, Garmin Pay™ contactless payment solution lets ...

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Adidas Teams up with Parley: Tech Fabric Made from Plastic Retrieved from the Ocean

Adidas Parley

You may be asking, what is Parley? Parley is short for Parley for the Oceans,  an organization that was formed in 2013 to increase awareness and to formulate solutions to protect our oceans. Parley operates with 3 main tenants in mind with the acronym AIR: AVOID plastic whenever possible INTERCEPT plastic waste REDESIGN the plastic economy Adidas partnered with Parley in 2015 and ...

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Outdoor Retailer Fall & Winter 2017 Preview

Outdoor Retailer Winter 2017

The North Face Summit L3 Proprius PrimaLoft® Hoodie – $225   As Ski Mountaineering and uphill travel becomes more popular in the US, larger brands such as The North Face are starting to take notice.  The new Summit L3 Proprius PrimaLoft® Hoodie is a mid layer designed for both uphill travel when it’s cold out and that piece that you ...

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide

2016 holiday gift guide

Men’s Holiday Gifts Saxx Vibe Boxer $31.95 Gone are the days of uncomfortable chaffing and rubbing downstairs.  Saxx completely revolutionizes the boxer brief by creating a compartment to keep everything in place called the BallPark.  This compartment has mesh lining on each side of a guys compartment which keeps the goods from rubbing the sides of your thighs.  If the ...

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Women’s Fall 2016 Fashion Guide

Fall is here. The leaves and weather are changing, so it’s time to swap out the summer clothes for some warmer clothing options. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the latest offerings for Fall 2016 from Toad & Co, Patagonia, Purnell, Chaco, Aventura, prAna, Mountain Khakis, Columbia, and Fjallraven. Toad & Co Imogene Three Quarter Dress ($79) The Toad ...

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EnerPlex Powers Up OR With The World’s Lightest Solar and Brand’s First Waterproof Battery


EnerPlex, a leading manufacturer of innovative portable power solutions, debuted two new products at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. The two products feature solar panels, which shed half the weight of preceding models, and waterproof batteries. The launch is the most ambitious product development since the brand’s founding in 2013. “The need for reliable, durable and portable power in the ...

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Priority Bicycles Classic Diamond Frame Review

Priority Bicycles in Steamboat

Steamboat Springs, CO has dubbed itself “BikeTown, USA”. Living in Steamboat (we typically drop the Springs in conversation), means that many people have a bike for just about every occasion, owning usually 2 or 3 options: road, mountain, townie or cruiser, downhill, enduro, or cyclocross bike. Before receiving my Priority Bicycle, I was behind in the times and was using ...

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Tepui Tents Launches Versatile, Lightweight Baja Series of Rooftop Tents

Tepui Tents

Tepui Tents, a leading innovator of rooftop tents and shelters, announced its latest innovation – the Baja SeriesTM. The new tents in the Baja SeriesTM are the Santa Cruz-based brand’s lightest to-date and allow rooftop tent users to interchange canopies depending on the conditions they face.“Over the years, we’ve led innovation in the rooftop tent space with our first ‘Ruggedized’ ...

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Japan’s BONX, the ‘GoPro of Communication,’ Enters US Market with BONX Grip

BONX, the Japanese company that is re-imagining the art of communication, has announced their entry into the American market this Fall. Launched late last year, BONX first product is, the BONX Grip, a Bluetooth connected earpiece driven by a custom smartphone app that lays claim to one of the most well-funded crowdfunding campaign ever in the Japanese market. BONX Grip ...

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