Reviews

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Think Tank Vision 15 Camera Bag Review

Perhaps it’s a stretch to incorporate Cartier-Bresson’s “Decisive moment” into my review of the Vision 15 camera bag. But, good photography is almost always about timing. And in this case, Think Tank’s offer to send their bag for review was…

NiteRider Sentry Aero 260 Tail Light

The Sentry Aero 260 from NiteRider is a Daylight Visible Flash LED tail light. Like the Lumina Dual 1800 headlight I reviewed recently, it’s not just for nighttime or low light use. Motorists should be able to see it during…

NiteRider Lumina Dual 1800

The Lumina Dual 1800 from NiteRider is a powerful LED headlight. How powerful? Daylight Visible Flash powerful. That’s right, this light isn’t just for nighttime trail or low light use. With it, you’ll be seen during the day. While it…

Platypus GravityWorks 4 Liter System

The Platypus GravityWorks 4 Liter System is a great way to keep a bigger group supplied with water. Clean, safe water to drink is one of those things we must always have.  Backpacking made me appreciate modern comforts of living…

Arctic Zone 30 Can Self Inflating Air Cooler

The Arctic Zone 30 Can Self Inflating Air Cooler really surprised me.  I wasn’t sure how well this cooler would perform but I’m really impressed after a little real-world testing.  This cooler held ice longer than I expected even in…