Best, Unique Bike Storage Ideas

You’ve just invested in an amazing bike and already you’re envisioning all the fun you’ll have, just you and your two-wheeled steed. Before you get too excited, you need to think about where you’re going to house your new ride,...

Review: O’Neill’s Seaside L/S Zip Crew

Functionality ★★★★★ As far as function goes, this rash guard gets the job done in style. Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation, this rash guard is rated at 50+ SPF. Not only does this cute surfing and paddle boarding piece of...

Dear Gearographer; Men ask for Directions?

Dear Gearographer, With Siri on our phones and Google Maps and MapQuest online, will men ever need to ask for directions again? -Lost in L.A. Dear Lost, Real men never asked for directions before. Like me, if most men made...

Review: DZR Cove

Review: DZR Cove

Functionality ★★★★★ The DZR Cove is an incredible shoe. It not only SPD compatible, but it also doesn’t look like you’re wearing clown shoes if you ride to the store or coffee shop. They are extremely comfortable and you would never guess just from...

This Week in Outdoor Policy – June 20th

What good is new gear if you don’t have anywhere outdoors to go and use it? Tom Flynn tracks policy related to recreation and conservation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news...

Eco-Friendly Yoga Mats

Yogis are earth-friendly gurus who pride their egos when using sustainable gear and eating organic food. And they should be proud as eco-friendly mats do not contain harsh chemicals but rather incorporate recycled elements.  Manufacturers are producing yoga mats with...

Pro Bike Courier

Bike messengers in New York don’t have anything on this guy! I want to know where he found a bag big enough to hold all of that stuff. Although it looks like it is only styrofoam, it would still be...

Review: Osprey Women’s Sirrus 24

Functionality ★★★★ This light-weight and breathable day-pack is perfect for women who refuse to wear anything on their back that causes the least bit of strain. Because the pack comes in only two sizes and is engineered to fit most any...

Catching Up with Olympic Cyclist Zach Bell

Photo Credit: Jonathan Devich epicimages.us Zack Bell hit the brakes for long enough to talk to us about his cycling career and some of the new gear that he is running. Josh Campbell: What has been the biggest moment in your career?...

Best Child Carrier Backpacks

Camping and hiking is more fun when the whole family is involved. The only problem is that the younger members of your clan may have a hard time keeping up or if you’re planning on tackling challenging terrain, a stroller...

Review: Kali Aazis Knee Guard

  Functionality ★★★★ The Kali Aazis is a surprisingly light weight and comfortable knee guard. They are very breathable and once you start riding, you barely even notice them. These particular knee guards are geared more toward the dirt jumping crowd...

Review: Rickshaw Zero Messenger Bag

Functionality ★★★★ The Zero Messenger Bag from Rickshaw is an extremely customizable bag. Everything from the color of the logo to the dividers and pockets inside the bag can be changed according to your personal preference. On top of colors, Rickshaw has...

The Art of Gear Hunting

Avid adventurers with a less than average income can easily become discouraged when walking past the full retail prices at REI or their local ski shop. But who those with a nose for deals, high quality gear may not be...

Review: Ecōths Humboldt Shorts

  Functionality ★★★★ The Ecōths Humboldt Shorts are extremely comfortable and well built. They are made with 54% Ramie, 44% Organic Cotton, and 2% Spandex. This means that they you can do anything including sport climbing in these shorts. Ecōths has a program...

Amazing Events in June

Another month and more opportunities to get outside. Check out a sampling of all the outdoor events happening in June, and whatever you do, don’t forget the sunscreen: Red Bull Cliff Diving: USA – June 7th – Possum Kingdom Lake,...