Volcom. The Buyer Notes: Volcom. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags Leave a comment on The Buyer Notes: Volcom

The Buyer Notes: Volcom

It was after several snowboard sessions in the USA in 1991 that Richard Woolcott and Tucker Hall created Volcom. Inspired by their three favorite sports: skateboarding, snowboarding and surfing, the brand developed with an inspirational philosophy that captured the fashion trends of the time. Spiritual intoxication, you could say. During the first two years, Richard … Read more ›

Nutcase. The Buyer Notes: Nutcase. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on The Buyer Notes: Nutcase

The Buyer Notes: Nutcase

Just as the name indicates, Nutcase’s mission is to protect your nut. These helmets are made for those of you who still want to look pretty without compromising on your safety. When you’re practicing your favorite sport, should it be skateboarding or biking, you are expressing yourself in a unique way and the best way … Read more ›

Mizu. The Altitude-sports.com x Mizu Collaboration. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The Altitude-sports.com x Mizu Collaboration

The Altitude-sports.com x Mizu Collaboration

Mizu is Japanese for Water, a natural element which the company tends to preserve. Mizu is conviced they will someday change the world with their water bottles. “Let’s protect the places where we play” are the words the company lives by, and effectively, their first mission is to offer a solution to hydrate active people … Read more ›

Travel. 5 Things I Learned About Hiking Gear…. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags 7 Comments on 5 Things I Learned About Hiking Gear…

5 Things I Learned About Hiking Gear…

…From Walking 1000 Kilometres Gear can make or break a long-distance hiking trek. Apart from the impending steep mountain ascents, one of the biggest challenges facing a hiker is determining what equipment is necessary to carry and what is frivolous. It’s finding the right balance between comfort items and keeping it light. Earlier this year, … Read more ›

Kids. Shopping For Kids Online – A Match Made in Heaven!. Posted on Categories Apparel·Equipment·FootwearTags Leave a comment on Shopping For Kids Online – A Match Made in Heaven!

Shopping For Kids Online – A Match Made in Heaven!

If you have young children, you probably already know the three things I am about to tell you.  First, they have strong opinions about what they like and don’t like. Second, if they don’t like it, they don’t want to wear it. Third, and notwithstanding point two, they HATE to go shopping!    So what if … Read more ›

Nixon, Opinel. Étienne’s Everyday Carry. Posted on Categories City·EquipmentTags , 1 Comment on Étienne’s Everyday Carry

Étienne’s Everyday Carry

Here is what you will find in my ‘pockets’ during my everyday escapades. These are objects that are intimate to me in that I feel naked without them. I say pockets, but we understand each other that I commute by bike to work and so my pockets include my small backpack. If you like classic … Read more ›

Marmot, MSR. Marmot Fuse 3 vs MSR Mutha Hubba NX. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Marmot Fuse 3 vs MSR Mutha Hubba NX

Marmot Fuse 3 vs MSR Mutha Hubba NX

A tent is like a second home. A second home you can carry with you anywhere. The two models compared below have characteristics you want in a tent: a good compromise between weight, comfort and quality. They are easy to carry on your back (unlike car camping tents), easy to pitch, and big enough to … Read more ›

Louis Garneau. Louis Garneau Speed Kit Transformer vs. Course II Polarized sunglasses. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags Leave a comment on Louis Garneau Speed Kit Transformer vs. Course II Polarized sunglasses

Louis Garneau Speed Kit Transformer vs. Course II Polarized sunglasses

The Rundown After about 10 years, I decided it was finally time to replace my tired, broken, sports-sunglasses.  I use them exclusively for running and cycling, and my wish list was quite basic. First and foremost, I wanted a well ventilated frame to minimize fogging and keep me cool. Second, I needed a large enough … Read more ›

Electric. The Buyer Notes: Electric. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags

The Buyer Notes: Electric

A Californian company, Electric’s goal is to provide quality products/accessories to surfers and snowboarders. This passionate team works hard to create a wide range of products with clean, simple lines which have a style that cannot be ignored. Their collections are without a doubt urban-inspired and casual. Aside from some products made specifically for sports, … Read more ›

Electric, Oakley. Oakley Frogskins vs Electric Knoxville. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Oakley Frogskins vs Electric Knoxville

Oakley Frogskins vs Electric Knoxville

L’été ce n’est pas le seul moment qu’il faut se protéger des rayons puissants du soleil. Mais avouons le, l’envie de se procurer de nouvelles lunettes est plus forte à ce temps si de l’année. Car oui, lors d’une belle journée d’été une vraie paire de lunettes de soleil ça fait une différence. Lorsque je … Read more ›