Reviews

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New This Year, GSI Outdoors Microlite Bottles

I really like GSI Outdoors products because they are high quality and not that expensive.  The GSI Outdoors Microlite bottles are just that.  I’ve been testing the three sizes for a couple months now and I can’t find anything to…

Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Front Bike Rack

One of the nicest accessories I’ve fitted to my Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Bedford is their Front Bike Rack. I’ve used a rear rack with panniers and a trunk bag for ages. Plus I’ve had handlebar bags. But this is my…

Deluxe Locking 3 Bike Hitch Carrier from Allen Sports

With their Deluxe Locking three bicycle hitch carrier, Allen Sports offers quality and convenience in a budget-friendly design. This two-bike carrier offers plenty of features at a surprisingly low price. Our test model’s MSRP of $129.99 makes it very affordable.…

Opinel N⁰08 Outdoor Knife

While not a “traditional” outdoor knife, the Opinel N⁰08 Outdoor Knife is a quirky quality tool. Opinel then and now Joseph Opinel invented the now famous Opinel folding knife in 1890 in Savoie, France. And they’ve been making essentially the…

MSR Hubba Hubba NX tent review

Laying in my MSR Hubba Hubba NX tent at the base of the Mount Timpanogos Summit trail earlier this year, I reflected on an important fact. The difference between happy campers and ‘soon-to-be’ non-campers is the quality of their gear.…