La Sportiva Primer Low GTX Review

La Sportiva Primer Low GTX

GTX:  If you are not familiar with the term perform a simple dictionary search. You may find Mazda GTX, Plymouth GTX, Seadoo GTX, or GTX (Great Train eXpress), a railway project in Korea.  Or try the Urban Dictionary with an abbreviation of:  Gym, Tan, Xbox – Sounds like an episode of Jersey Shore!?!  All in their own way are very ...

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Fjallraven Abisko Lite Jacket Review

Fjallraven Abisko Lite Jacket

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 years back and found a place that was indeed safe and friendly and in love with ABBA (and at least respectful of Ace of Base). But ...

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Saucony Triumph ISO Review

Admittedly, Saucony is the brand I’ve reviewed the least over the years. This hasn’t been by choice, it has just worked out that way. I’ve noted the passionate following that models like the Kinvara have built, so I was excited to get my feet in the 2015 Triumph. This years iteration of the flagship neutral high-mileage shoe for Saucony is ...

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Keen Victoria Sandal Review

Keen Victoria Sandal

Keen Victoria Sandal Initial Thoughts Lets face it ladies, we sacrifice comfort for style more often than we like to admit. I have to confess that when the flat shoes made a comeback my feet were doing a happy dance! Even though I’ve come to love my flats sometimes a lady just needs to dress up and put on some ...

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Puma Ignite Review

The Puma Ignite review revealed a lean, light-weight and performance-ready sneaker.   Puma Ignite running shoes – Performance I ran in college but a few injuries and surgeries eliminated the activity for me.  Once I got my hands on these in the mail, my zest was restored and I got back on that horse.  Personally I’m not crazy about the ...

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Bontrager Flare R Taillight Review

  The Bontrager Flare R Taillight With more and more cyclist involved accidents (and fatalities) occuring every year, safety should be a top priority on every cyclists mind. Here in Denver, it doesn’t seem to matter how many “share the road” signs we put up 0r how many dedicated bike lanes we create – cyclists get hit. Whether it’s the ...

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GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Pint Set

Initial Thoughts on the GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Pint Set The GSI Outdoors Glacier Stainless Pint Set is the perfect companion for any camping trip, picnic or tailgating event you’re headed to this summer.  A sturdy, durable, and remarkably large option for taking your drinks on the go. I recognize that a pint glass is a pint glass, but when you ...

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Pearl Izumi ELITE Bib Short Review

Pearl Izumi ELITE Bib Short

Pearl Izumi ELITE Bib Short Initial Thoughts Testing out the Pearl Izumi ELITE bib Shorts was a guilty pleasure for me. Coming from a triathlon background, I typically would not splurge on a top-of-the-line bib short that has a superior support structure and chamois to match. The majority of my shorts consist more of a minimalistic approach and a nonexistent chamois. ...

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