Tailwind Nutrition Endurance Fuel and Recovery Mix Review

Tailwind Nutrition Endurance Fuel and Recovery Mix Review Electrolytes. They’re what’s for during and after your mission in the mountains. Colorado-born Tailwind Nutrition makes great-tasting sports drink mixes to help keep you performing for short and long adventures. Easily adjusted to match your flavor-strength preference, they have a wide range of protein, caffeine, and sodium levels to match your adventure needs.  Overview Weight per Pack: … Continue reading Tailwind Nutrition Endurance Fuel and Recovery Mix Review

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Review: Patagonia R1 Fleece Pullover Hoody

Patagonia continues to diversify the R1 line with the fantastic R1 Fleece Pullover. Stretchable, breathable, and Adaptable. This pullover is a great piece to add to any mid-layer collection for all four seasons. As long as you like pullovers that is.  Overview Material: 6.9-oz Polartec® Power Grid® 93% recycled polyester/7% spandex with HeiQ® Pure odor control Sizes Tested: XL  Weight: 312 grams Stuff: Fair Trade … Continue reading Review: Patagonia R1 Fleece Pullover Hoody

Review: Patagonia Dirt Craft Shorts

Review: Patagonia Dirt Craft Shorts Patagonia continues to improve its Mountain Bike offerings, this time with the Dirt Craft Bike Shorts. The Patagonia Dirt Craft shorts with their adjustable waistband, integrated liner, and stretch make for fantastic hot-weather bike shorts. Overview Outer Material: 94% nylon (62% recycled)/6% spandex Liner: 79% recycled nylon/21% spandex with HeiQ® Pure odor control Weight: 329 grams Sizes Available: 28 – 40 … Continue reading Review: Patagonia Dirt Craft Shorts

A Guide’s Review of the Theragun Mini

A Guide’s Review of the Theragun Mini The Theragun mini is the perfect size for a portable massage gun. Small, powerful, and long-lasting, it’s a great travel percussive therapeutic device and is a superb option for smaller users.  Overview Weight: 700 grams Amplitude of Massage: 12mm Speed: 1750, 2100, 2400 ppm Stall Force: 20 lbs Country of Origin: China The Grand Ourse The first time … Continue reading A Guide’s Review of the Theragun Mini

A Guide’s Review of the Theragun Prime

A Guide’s Review of the Theragun Prime Self Care is in, I just want to keep adventuring in the mountains for the foreseeable future and I’ve found a new tool in the fight: The Theragun Prime from Therabody. I’m no stranger to sore muscles but the Theragun Prime has become an essential tool in keeping me traversing, summiting, and searching out the best loam the … Continue reading A Guide’s Review of the Theragun Prime

Review: Bern Watts 2.0 Helmet

The originator of the helmet brim, Bern is back with an updated version of the original Watts helmet. The Bern Watts 2.0 helmet brings the classic Watts look and visor, multi-sport functionality, and the addition of Mips at a great price.  Overview Certifications: CPSC, EN1077B, and EN1078 Weight: 350 grams Construction: DSI Vents: 11 Country of Origin: China Who is Bern? Bern is a family-owned … Continue reading Review: Bern Watts 2.0 Helmet

Review: Patagonia Dirt Roamer Jacket and Shorts

Review: Patagonia Dirt Roamer Jacket and Shorts Mountain biking has exploded in popularity. Who better than to throw their hat into the bike-wear arena than Patagonia. This year Patagonia introduced their Dirt Roamer line. A simple, lightweight, and durable set of mountain bike gear that encompasses a jacket, shorts, pants, and liners. We got our hands on the Dirt Roamer Jacket and Dirt Roamer Bike … Continue reading Review: Patagonia Dirt Roamer Jacket and Shorts

Review: Julbo Fury Sunglasses

Review: Julbo Fury Glasses  I think it was the Wu-Tang Clan who said, “protect your eyes.” I may have that wrong but Julbo has sunglasses right. The new Julbo Fury sunglasses, designed for mountain biking, proved to be great on any trail with their aggressive styling and well-ventilated photochromic lens.  Overview Lens: Photochromic Lens Material: Trivex Protection: 100% UVA and UVB Weight: 25 grams Sun … Continue reading Review: Julbo Fury Sunglasses

Review: Norrona Fjora Flex1 Shorts

Review: Norrona Fjora Flex1 Shorts  Norrona has a long tradition of making burly gear for the outdoors This year marks their first foray onto the Mountain Bike scene with the Norrona Fjora line. We tested two pairs of their new Fjora Mountain Bike shorts, the Lightweight & Midweight, and found them to be feature-rich, well designed and multi-functional.  What is Fjora? Norrona tends to name … Continue reading Review: Norrona Fjora Flex1 Shorts