When I travel, Iâ€™m always on the lookout for something new to try. I have a new “to do” on my list: the stand up paddle board. Here’s what I’ve learned about a growing sport.
Iâ€™m not much for the group-think that can plague mountain biking: You have to ride a 29er; you have to be on Strava. And of course, you absolutely must ride a RockFoxocchi. But I found an alternative to the usual suspects of mountain bike suspension.
I’ve discovered a new brand of mountain bike happiness. Something about my latest bike – its Gates Carbon Belt Drive, X-Fusion Slide 29 fork and overall feel – makes me giddy on every ride so far.
The GoPro Helmet Hero and similar helmet cams have encouraged all sorts of mountain bikers to make videos that suck. Follow these tips so your video isn’t one of the mongrel hordes infesting YouTube with boring, endless vistas from your handelbar.
I once posted a list of 6 Horrible Things People do to Their Bikes. Let’s flip that around in a different direction … and look at AWESOME things people do to their bikes.
Who makes bike parts that stand up to years of hard use? Here’s where I sing the praises of those who are worthy – and ask about your tried-but-true favorites.
I saw a soon-to-be first-time traveler ask online about backpacks – specifically, which one he should take for a three-week trip. The question opens a massive mental can of live eels. Here’s my advice … feel free to add your thoughts, too.
As a long-time mountain biker, I’ve owned more than my share of bikes. But there’s one that really made a change in my life that no other bike will equal.
After seven years of homebrewing 5-gallon batches, I checked out a 1-gallon kit from Brooklyn Brew Shop. Here are my thoughts a day after brewing it.
While I was in Norway, I tested the tasc Performance Merino wool/bamboo fiber long-sleeve shirts. Here’s what I thought.
People act like a smartphone can change their world. I had smaller hope – I just wanted a smartphone that would be handy for traveling. T-Mobile and its Samsung Galaxy S Blaze didn’t deliver.
Take a look at the clean, utilitarian work of Idaho-based Civilian as it takes a different approach to making bicycles.
My Scandinavia trip is less than a month away. Well, same for Finland, which is really a Nordic country. No matter what you call this trip, itâ€™s time to mentally pack my bags for a trip through Sweden, Finland, Norway and possibly a bit of Estonia.
Athletic gear made from bamboo fiber is one of my favorite finds of the last year. Find out how the latest bamboo gear from tasc performance lives up to its earlier products.
Using a camera in low light is a challenge for travelers. You might wind up in places like dense rain…
Homemade metal-mesh fetish underwear, bikini-clad models, Bowie knives, deer carcasses, abandoned Dallas Cowboys jerseys – this blog post announcing the winner of the Switch Vision/WanderingJustin.com Stoke Sunglasses giveaway has it all!
Last year, Switch Vision sent me a pair of sunglasses for review. My initial review had a lot of praise. Now, you can find out how they’ve withstood the test of time.
Sometimes, I really hate mountain biking. Like this morning, when I learned that a fellow mountain biker died on one of my favorite trails.
Mountain biking got you burned out? Are the local trails getting dull? Look to beginners for your salvation.
A random photo makes me question my mountain bike wardrobe.