Category: Reviews

Rocking a Hammock: Consider Hennessy

Do you always tote a tent along camping with you? Depending on what type of trip you are planning, you might be able to dispense with the poles and additional weight of a tent...

Review: Leatt Knee Brace C-Frame

Functionality ★★★★★ I’m going to be honest, when I first put the Leatt Knee Brace on, I hated it. It would fall down my leg and was uncomfortable. I thought about my Leatt neck brace...

Review: Hammock Bliss Single

Hammocks have grown in popularity over the last few years. I own three hammocks, each with their own speciality uses. The Hammock Bliss Single is my most versatile and favorite hammock in the bunch....

Review: Peak Designs Clutch

Peak Designs’ new emergence onto the camera market has been another tale of success through Kickstarter. After garnishing over a half a million dollars in backings they’re well on their way to becoming a...

Review: Joby Pro Sling Strap

JOBY is known for throwing many different models of their gorilla tripods for almost every conceivable device on the market (except for your new cat) but their emergence in the camera strap has gone...

Review: Poler Field Pack

Functionality ★★★★ The Field Pack is Poler’s most simple pack, and it doesn’t have all of the fancy bells and whistles, but that’s what makes it so great. When I first started using this pack,...

Review: REI Half Dome 2

Functionality ★★★★ The REI Half Dome functions perfectly in all three seasons and stands up to wind and rain. Though not built for minimalist multi-day backpacking adventures, this 5lb 2oz tent is fairly lightweight and...

Review: Camp Tricam Evo

Functionality ★★★★★ The Tricam got its name from the unique design which combines three different pieces of gear in one compact tool. The Tricam Evo is the transformer of the climbing world. It can be...

Review: Photo Sport Sling 100 AW

When function and fashion meet, the result end in the Lowepro Photo Sport AW Series. Photographers can choose from one of two colors, orange and black. The best feature includes the multi-weather function layer...

Review: Swaygo Pack

  Functionality ★★★★★ The Swaygo pack is a favorite of cavers who spend most of their time in very wet and muddy situations. Every member of the Indiana Speleological Survey crew owns one and it...

Review: Wicked Audio Heist

Functionality ★★★ The Wicked Audio Heist is an interesting headphone because it has a unique feature that allows you to share your music with your friends and all they have to do is plug...

Review: Bote Drift RealTree Inflatable Paddle Board

Functionality ★★★★ As far as functionality goes, The Drift corners the market. Their inflatable version, weighing in at an ultra-light 26lbs, ensures that you can backpack to secluded mountain lakes or access rivers or ponds...

Review: Triple Aught Designs Ranger Hoodie

Functionality ★★★★★ The Ranger Hoodie from Triple Aught Designs is one of the most versatile hoodies on the market. It is designed to be exactly what you need in any situation. The Ranger Hoodie has pit vents...

Review: O’Neill’s Seaside L/S Zip Crew

Functionality ★★★★★ As far as function goes, this rash guard gets the job done in style. Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation, this rash guard is rated at 50+ SPF. Not only does this cute...

Review: DZR Cove

Review: DZR Cove

Functionality ★★★★★ The DZR Cove is an incredible shoe. It not only SPD compatible, but it also doesn’t look like you’re wearing clown shoes if you ride to the store or coffee shop. They are extremely comfortable and...

Review: Osprey Women’s Sirrus 24

Functionality ★★★★ This light-weight and breathable day-pack is perfect for women who refuse to wear anything on their back that causes the least bit of strain. Because the pack comes in only two sizes and...

Review: Kali Aazis Knee Guard

  Functionality ★★★★ The Kali Aazis is a surprisingly light weight and comfortable knee guard. They are very breathable and once you start riding, you barely even notice them. These particular knee guards are geared...

Review: Rickshaw Zero Messenger Bag

Functionality ★★★★ The Zero Messenger Bag from Rickshaw is an extremely customizable bag. Everything from the color of the logo to the dividers and pockets inside the bag can be changed according to your personal preference....