Garneau, Maloja, Norrona, POC, Scott, Sombrio. How to Dress for Mountain Biking. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Dress for Mountain Biking

How to Dress for Mountain Biking

One of the highlights of the summer is getting out on your mountain bike and ripping down fresh, loamy trails. Whether the sun is shining or the rain is falling, any day out on your two wheels is an all-time day with shred-tastic conditions. While style is more often something you associate with urban settings and … Read more ›

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POC: The Gravity Sports Sepcialists

Founded in Sweden in 2005, POC entered the world of gravity sports at the world-renowned ISPO trade show. To this day, ISPO is the hot spot for showcasing the latest trends and technology in sportswear and sporting goods. Needless to say, POC was in the right place to launch their products.   At this event, POC shared … Read more ›

Bern, Catlike, Louis Garneau, Nutcase, POC, Scott, Smith Optics, Sweet Protection. Choosing The Right Biking Helmet. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Choosing The Right Biking Helmet

Choosing The Right Biking Helmet

A bad move, lots of speeding, a helmet cracked open in 3 – but a safe and sound girl still in one piece – without a concussion. That was me in April 2013 after I fell off my bike. I landed directly on my head but didn’t even get a scratch. +1 for the helmet … Read more ›

Giro, Nutcase, Oakley, POC, Smith Optics. What is MIPS Helmet Technology?. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , Leave a comment on What is MIPS Helmet Technology?

What is MIPS Helmet Technology?

Over the past few years, MIPS technology has been found in numerous cycling, ski and snowboard helmets and is most recognized as the yellow circle with “MIPS” written on the side but what is MIPS? MIPS stands for Multi-directional Impact Protection System and its main function is to reduce rotational forces which are caused by certain … Read more ›

Catlike, Mavic, POC, Scott, Smith Otpics. Cycling Helmets: Mountain Bike VS Road Bike. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , Leave a comment on Cycling Helmets: Mountain Bike VS Road Bike

Cycling Helmets: Mountain Bike VS Road Bike

When it comes to cycling, aside from the bike, the helmet is the most important piece of equipment for obvious reasons. Because of this, you want to ensure when you choose your helmet you are choosing one that is correct for the type of riding you will be doing. While many will think, “they are both … Read more ›

Adventure Medical Kits, Black Diamond, Garmin, Garneau, Lowa, Marmot, MSR, Oakley, Osprey, POC, Sea to Summit, Smith Optics, The North Face. The Ultimate Guide to the Most Popular Spring & Summer Activities. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on The Ultimate Guide to the Most Popular Spring & Summer Activities

The Ultimate Guide to the Most Popular Spring & Summer Activities

After a long winter of frigid temperatures and endless storms, the first signs of spring can seem like a heaven’s send for some. The longer days, double-digit temperatures and friendly songs of birds in the nearby trees can perk up just about anyone’s attitude.  When it’s finally time to put the winter parkas in storage and … Read more ›

Castelli, Catlike, Garneau, Mavic, POC, Smith Optics, SUGOi. How to choose the right cycling shorts. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to choose the right cycling shorts

How to choose the right cycling shorts

I once tried a spinning class. I gave it my all. I spun so fast that I had trouble getting off my bike. In the end, I wound up pulling my hamstring, resulting in two physiotherapy treatments and a home exercise plan. Not only did I have a sore leg, but I waddled like a … Read more ›

Buff, Burton, Columbia, Giro, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Kombi, Patagonia, POC, The North Face. How to Dress Your Kids For a Day On the Mountain. Posted on Categories Apparel·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Dress Your Kids For a Day On the Mountain

How to Dress Your Kids For a Day On the Mountain

When the kids are out of school for the holidays, they are ready to celebrate their freedom! Sleeping in and waking up to the smell of mom’s homemade pancakes with berry compote and whipped cream and dad’s famous crispy and perfectly seasoned hashbrowns and some bacon is a good start. Full Speed Ahead to the … Read more ›

Buff, Burton, Fjällräven, Herschel Supply Co., Kombi, POC, Smartwool, Sorel, The North Face. Holiday Gift Guide For Kids. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Holiday Gift Guide For Kids

Holiday Gift Guide For Kids

The Holidays are here, along with the sub-zero temperatures, so why not give the gift of warmth for endless hours of play and adventure outside? TWith the right gift, you can keep your little ones warm, cozy and prepared for any winter adventure that reaches their fingertips. Whether you`re shopping for presents suitable for the … Read more ›

Anon, Arc’teryx, Castelli, Dynafit, Garneau, Icebreaker, Norrona, POC, Rab. How to Layer For a Winter Road Ride. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Layer For a Winter Road Ride

How to Layer For a Winter Road Ride

As the season’s change and we gear up for colder temperatures, our wardrobes change for our everyday routine and our favourite hobbies. If you’re a road cyclist and look forward to putting in multiple kilometres each week on your bike, frigid, winter temperatures surely aren’t going to hold you back. Although some days are tougher than … Read more ›

Buff, Castelli, cycling, Garneau, POC. How to Layer for an Enjoyable Fall Bike Ride. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , Leave a comment on How to Layer for an Enjoyable Fall Bike Ride

How to Layer for an Enjoyable Fall Bike Ride

Riding your bike in the fall is much different than riding in the summer months. The air is crisp and fresh, the scenery changes and you’re generally wearing more layers. Some regions will be graced with milder fall temperatures where you can get away with wearing your summer cycling kit until winter hits. In other … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Icebreaker, Kari Traa, Norrona, Oakley, Patagonia, POC, Ski & Snowboard, Smartwool, The North Face. How to Dress For a Day On The Slopes. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Dress For a Day On The Slopes

How to Dress For a Day On The Slopes

With Halloween behind us and the next holiday on the horizon being Christmas, it’s time to start planning Christmas holidays for the family. For some a staycation is the perfect Christmas holiday and allows you to either relax and enjoy your own home or get caught up on things around the house that you’ve been … Read more ›