Random Bits

All the stuff that can’t be categorized

New Designs for Your Head From Buff

A friend of mine turned introduced me to Buff a few years ago and I’m now a big fan.  I camp in hammocks mostly and use a topquilt in the hammock.  Mine doesn’t have a hood so wearing insulation on…

Blackstone Tailgater Combo

When it comes to versatile outdoor cooking, it’s hard to beat Blackstone’s Tailgater Combo. For the past few months, I have put this griddle and grill combo to the test. It’s been used countless times for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and…

September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is a great time to make sure you are ready for an emergency—at home or on the trail, UST has you covered. Navigation: Plot your course and stay on track with the Deluxe Map Compass Protection: Windproof and waterproof, the Survival…

Zenbivy Light Bed on Indiegogo

Zenbivy got started a little over a year ago, and their sleep system interested me when it came out.  The Zenbivy Light Bed is coming to Indiegogo on September 13th and it looks pretty interesting.  Camping quilts are gaining popularity…

Santini kit for La Vuelta fans

SANTINI AT LA VUELTA: LEADER JERSEYS AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS   Once again in 2018, Santini Cycling Wear has poured all its experience into dressing the La Vuelta champions. The legendary Italian brand, which makes all its garments in Italy, will be…