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.

Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Downtown Bike Lights

Whether commuting, riding for fitness, or just out for fun, cycling is an excellent form of transportation. But as the days get shorter, there’s less daylight to enjoy. And it turns out that early mornings and late afternoons are bad…

Quick shade with the Kelty Cabana

Neither a tent nor a canopy, the Kelty Cabana is a lightweight solution when you need a temporary shelter. Although it may have been designed with festivals in mind, there’s no limit to it uses. From chilling at the park, to your…

Vitec Imaging at Photokina

Photography is one of my favorite outdoor activities. I’m often reminded of the old quote “Take only memories, leave only footprints”. This has more recently been reinterpreted as “Take only pictures, leave only footprints”. When I set out to capture…

Coast HX3 and HX4 Cliplights

When my Coast HX3 and HX4 Cliplights first arrived, I wasn’t sure what to think of them. While both have the new efficient COB (Chip On Board) LEDs, the shape struck me as a bit odd. At first glance, they seem…