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 supporter. 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.

FITS® Announces Release of Groundbreaking Invisible Sock

New Invisible Sock features revolutionary knitting process and seamless one-piece construction FITS® is an American manufacturer of the best-fitting socks on the market. They’ll proudly showcase their latest innovation—the Invisible Sock at Outdoor Retailer’s 2018 November Market in Denver, CO. FITS’…

BackLight series back in stock

Our friends at Think Tank Photo/MindShift Gear just alerted us that their very popular BackLight rear-entry backpacks are back in stock.  These may be the most popular backpacks in all of outdoor photography.  They come in three sizes (36 liter,…

Coast FL19 Dual Color Wide Angle Headlamp

While I was going to suggest the FL19 as home and camping appropriate, I realized it has another excellent application. Halloween! If I had kids young enough to go out on Halloween, I would rock this headlamp. Nerd dad or…

Fall 2018 Releases from SILCA

It’s not too early to start thinking about holiday gifts for your favorite cyclist (or yourself) Silca continues to offer some dang sexy precision products for cyclists. Check out their new Super Pista Digital pump. Or the “why didn’t I…

Point6 Merino Socks

When Point6 offered some of their Merino socks for review, they may not have known what a sock snob I was. But I did my homework, and realized they hit all the key points. Made in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, they’re…