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Biking: To Clip or Not to Clip?

June 3, 2013 0

Blame it on calf envy. Dazzled by the legions of clipless bike commuters (and their sinewy calves) swarming past as I pedaled my commuter bike in slo-mo, I impulsively made the leap:  From flat pedals with toe cages (aka “clipped”) to their clipless cousins. Newly attached to my burly green steed via Sidi Duran bike…

By cmrandall1

Staying Dry on the Bike

May 14, 2013 0

Rain doesn’t ruin a great bike ride. To the contrary, there’s something empowering about getting off the couch in the gnarliest of conditions. A bike ride is particularly sweet when others scapegoat the weather and leave their bike hanging in the garage. No, the rain isn’t the problem. Getting wet is. The only thing that…

By cmrandall1

The Gear Closet Archetypes

January 28, 2013 0

If you are a lover of the outdoors and the activities associated, it goes without saying that you have an assortment of gear. How people store their gear, however, widely varies. Which type are you? The Gear Decorator: Your friends may not understand it, but you believe there’s no better way to store your gear…

By nikwax

Hot Drinks for Cold Weather

January 17, 2013 0

Winter – wonderful winter! We look forward to it for a variety of reasons, such as skiing, snowboarding, sledding, and snow angels. And sometimes, it’s just nice for the change of weather and wardrobe.  But one thing we LOVE about winter is a hot, toasty drink on a crisp, cold day. Whether it’s packing your…

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The Nikwax Faction Welcomes Adam Foss

December 13, 2012 0

The Nikwax Faction is a compilation of extraordinary outdoor enthusiasts. These athletes are passionate participants in all types of outdoor sports and disciplines. They represent Nikwax as evangelists by taking their Nikwax treated gear out into some of the harshest elements and coming back with photos, feedback, and songs of praise. Today, we would like…

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