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Five Ten Hellcat

 The flat bed shoe that clips in right. Features: SPD compatible / Stealth C4  outsole /  Leather/ synthetic upper / Velcro bone-out strap / Breathable mesh tongue   vibration-dampening shank / compression-molded EVA midsole It’s a debate in mountain biking: to clip or not to clip. Being based between the Rocky Mountains and the red rock…(Read More)

Give'r Gloves

 Give’r Gloves: Burly gear made for life in the mountains. Words and photos by Brandon Mathis After a winter season of shoveling snow, mega frigid alpine-start mornings and some bewilderingly cold days riding Colorado’s Wolf Creek Ski Area, we fell in love with this retro-leather glove. A tiny startup out of…(Read More)

The go anywhere, do anything shoe that took us by surprise Story and photos by Brandon Mathis After months of pillowy running shoes and falling off flip- flops, the Obōz Sawtooth Low Waterproof was an adjustment to get back into a real shoe, one that can take on weather, rocks, sloppy footwork, mud, muck…(Read More)

Gear from Tailwind Nurition, Garmin and Yaktrax:  small items that make a big splash. Big things come in little boxes. We’ve picked  three items from Tailwind Nutrition, Garmin and Yaktrax that we found to make a big difference in how we enjoy our adventures. We think every outdoor enthusiast would like them. story and…(Read More)

Cold weather runs

Just because there’s a chill in the air doesn’t mean the miles have to stop. Here are a few of our beloved picks for the best cool weather garments to keep you running through the leaves. Story and photos by Brandon Mathis Salomon Agile Warm Glove For such a packable and light weight…(Read More)

Osprey Transporter

Osprey took their beloved Transporter duffels and shlackered them up with a coat of armor, making a tough bag even tougher. Meet the Osprey Transporter Expedition. by Brandon Mathis Its called TPU: Thermoplastic Polyurethane, and it’s perfect for the outdoors. It’s burly and abrasion-resistant. It’s strong; your collapsable ski poles aren…(Read More)

The spotlight has once again turned to shine brightly on steel framed bikes. story and photos by Ben Brashear There’s a movement in the cycling industry: a rising hoard of made in the U.S.A. bike builders, all hoping and re-defining what a bike can and should be. And, there’s an…(Read More)

pickle juice

Think the power of some sports drinks is all in your head? Well, you’re exactly right. We love a good pickle, but that’s beside the point. Someone handed us a bottle of Pickle Juice Sport in the middle of winter and six months later we found it in our car’s center console…(Read More)