RedShift ShockStop Suspension Stem Review

Having a rigid frame gravel bike is great for efficiency, but not always great for your body. The ShockStop from Redshift is a bike stem that adds 20 mm of travel to the handlebars with the intention to improve the comfort and quality of the ride on rougher terrain. Does it work and are there any drawbacks? My review: … More RedShift ShockStop Suspension Stem Review

2022 Backpacking, camping, and hiking Holiday Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again! It’s getting chilly, the Holidays are sneaking up, and it’s time to get cozy by the campfire and prep for those hikers, campers and backpackers on your list. Here are some high quality, unique recommendations at every price point, tested and approved, by myself. … More 2022 Backpacking, camping, and hiking Holiday Gift Guide

Kuhl Dynawool Skuba Hoody. Form and Function Combined.

Blending Merino wool, polyester and spandex into a high performance, stretchable fabric, the Dynawool Skuba Hoody from Kuhl brings both looks with performance in a single package. How does it perform? My review: The Dynawool Skuba Hoody is a lightweight zippered hoody constructed from Kuhl has coined Dynawood Powerflex, which is a smooth combination of … More Kuhl Dynawool Skuba Hoody. Form and Function Combined.

Ultralight without the sacrifices: Outdoor Vitals Shadowlight 45 Review (Video)

Is it possible to combine durable materials, a full sized internal aluminum frame, true comfort, and enough space for multiday backpacking in a $200 package? Find out in my review of the Shadowlight 45 by Outdoor Vitals. … More Ultralight without the sacrifices: Outdoor Vitals Shadowlight 45 Review (Video)