News, Outdoor Retailer: The Bergans of Norway Rondane 6L Pack

I saw a ton of cool stuff at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market show in Salt Lake City last week, but one of my personal favorites is the Rondane 6L, a lightweight hydration pack coming in 2014 from Bergans of Norway. It’s not out quite yet, in fact it’s not even on the manufacturer site …

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How to Support Your Local Bike Shop: Stop Wrenching at Home

If you’ve been around bicycles for any amount of time, you have certainly heard the battle cry “Support your local bike shop!” I’m all for it. Hell yeah! Let’s do it! But how? Should you march in and buy the most expensive bike they have on the wall? Yeah, you should. Then you should send …

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Review: Jaybird Bluebuds X

From the moment I started opening the box that the Jaybird Bluebuds X came in, I knew these weren’t your ordinary headphones. Personally, I think details like that matter a lot, and I’m not the only one. Companies like Apple pay a lot of attention to their packaging as well. Ever heard of them? Well, …

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Mountain Biking Harrisonburg, Virginia with Shenandoah Mountain Touring: the Enduro Supremo Pre-Ride

It is a widely accepted scientific fact that mountain bike miles count double against road miles, but after riding with Chris Scott and his friends from Shenandoah Mountain Touring, I’m thinking it might be more like triple, or possibly quadruple. That’s particularly amazing when you consider that these guys are experts at putting on the …

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