Author Archive for Brian

Owner/Editor of Industryoutsider.com, outdoor enthusiast, photographer, animal lover, and collector of gadgets, cameras, knives, and firearms. Recreational shooter, and 2A support. A former competitive cyclist, I'm all about promoting bicycles as a transportation alternative. Life's too short to take things to seriously. Have fun. A bad day outdoors beats a good day at the office every time.

RockyMounts Gift Ideas for Cyclist

For the holidays, we figured we should share some “Commute by Bike!” stocking stuffers and more. These are all from RockyMounts. Carlito: For students and commuters, the Carlito’s hefty look deters would-be thieves. And its 13mm silicone coated alloy shackle makes…

SYRYN MP3 Player with Swimbuds

The SYRYN MP3 Player with Swimbuds Headphones from Underwater Audio is a waterproof audio bargain. About three years ago, I reviewed a bundle from them with a waterproof iPod. While it worked awesome, the $200+ price tag is not for…

Over 400 Bicycle Friendly Communities

Washington, DC, November 30, 2017 — Today, the League of American Bicyclists welcomed 65 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC℠). There are now 430 BFCs in all 50 states. ​List of Fall 2017 awardees | All BFC Awards through Fall 2017 “One of…

SOG Spec Elite I Auto

When searching for my first automatic knife, I reached out to SOG, and they sent their Spec Elite I Auto. This knife ticks all the boxes on my EDC (every day carry) list, plus a few extras. Since I spend eight…

Scrubba Stealth Pack

In the four years since our original Scrubba review, they’ve been hard at work. As part of the product line expansion, they came out with the Scrubba Stealth Pack. Rather than just a handy way to do your laundry on…