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 wrong move cycling a bit too fast, and bang! My bike helmet cracked into three parts – but I was safe and sound, still in one piece and without a concussion. That was me in April 2013 after I fell off my bike and landed directly on my head. I didn’t even get a … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Barbour, Brixton, Florsheim, Frye, Garmin, Goal Zero, GoPro, Leatherman, Nixon, Opinel, Prestel, Sandqvist, Saucony, Scotch & Soda, Smith Optics, Suunto, The North Face, Timberland. Father’s Day Gift Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·Equipment·FootwearTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is well over a month away which means you’ve got plenty of time to plan the perfect gift for the man, the myth, the legend; your father. Source out some wood and show off your handy-work you’ve learnt from your pops by building something special to give. If he’s more of the gadget type, find … 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 ›

Anon, Oakley, Ski & Snowboard, Smith Optics, Spy. How to Choose the Right Goggles. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right Goggles

How to Choose the Right Goggles

Winter is here and the slopes are buzzing with winter spirit and rosy cheeks. Epic snowstorm or not, a great day in the mountains begins with the right gear. While your snow pants and jacket, gloves and additional equipment are key, knowing how to choose the right goggles can make or break your day. We can … 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 ›