Random Bits

All the stuff that can’t be categorized

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…

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…

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…