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You Have to Trust Your Gear…

This post seems to have gotten lost somehow.  I am re-posting it in March. January 24, 2016 I decided to test my Sierra Designs DriDown jacket on my walk to work yesterday morning. Just before leaving the house to brave 20° temps with 15mph sustained winds and heavy snow, I held my 13oz 600 fill […]

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Mountain Bike 101 Class

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Ever wonder how and why the parts on a mountain bike do what they do? Or maybe why one wheel size is preferred over another for a certain type of riding? Suspension setup? Drivetrain differences?  If you have these questions and want to know more about your bike and other bikes on the market then […]

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Mountain Bike Beginner Skills Clinics

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The mountain bike beginner skills clinics will go through a variety of basic skills from climbing, descending, cornering, bike setup and much more. As a beginner taking this class you will walk away with more confidence while on the bike. The place where the skills clinic will be held is at Laurel Lake. Laurel Lake […]

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Marin Bikes -Pine MTN 1

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IT HAS ARRIVED! The Pine MTN 1 has been asked about and anticipated for a few months now and they are now in. Even if you don’t plan to purchase one, you need to come in and check them out! From Marin Bikes: “The Pine Mountain series is taking hardtail trail riding to the next […]

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Skratch – Hot Drink Mix

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It can be hard to force yourself to drink on cold days. Without getting proper hydration your ride, hike or other outdoor activity can get cut short and leave you feeling pretty bad. Skratch has solved that problem and made it tasty in the process! Here is the story behind this awesome new drink mix […]

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Sierra designs DriDown Technology

You hear us talking a lot about Sierra Designs DriDown technology that is used in their jackets and sleeping bags. We want you to enjoy your time in the backcountry and be prepared for the harsh conditions that can surprise us. We put a lot of time in studying, testing and reviewing the products we […]

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On Trail: Kelly and Jason Sheltowee Hiker Challenge Section 1

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Meet Kelly and Jason Burton. They are beginner backpackers who have committed to doing the Sheltowee Trace Association’s Hiker Challenge in 2016. The STA Hiker Challenge is completed by section hiking the Sheltowee over 11 months doing one section per month January-November. During their journey we are helping them out by loaning them different pieces of gear […]

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Hi, my name is Mike and I am a sock snob.

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I have been on a quest for the perfect sock for many years and I may have finally found it. I didn’t start off being a snob.  I grew up with cheap cotton tube socks and thought that they were the only type of sock to wear.  When I started hiking I started wearing thick […]

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