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AT 10 Year Anniversary

10 years ago today I flew from Boston to Atlanta, GA to start my Appalachian Trail thru-hike. It would be the first step towards completing a 15 year long dream. I first climbed Mt. Katahdin, which is the northern terminus of the AT when I was…
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The Mountain Feedbag Review

Epic Ride Research The Mountain Feedbag $30 Test period: 1.5 years Field Tester: Scatman I won my Mountain Feedbag while at my first Cascade Cream Puff.  It was my reward for sitting through the longest and hottest pre-race rider meeting…

Random Facts

(about me and other things) Knowing is half the battle.... - I learned to drive on a stick - I believe baseball players are a bunch of over paid boys - I love pizza - I’ve been racing bicycles for over 21 years - The price of a gallon of milk…

Stanley Outdoor Mug with Clip Grip

Stanley Outdoor Mug with Clip Grip™ $20 (purchase HERE) Test period: 6 months Field Tester: James B. I love my Stanley Outdoor Mug.  But then again, you might say I'm biased.  I have three Stanley thermoses of varying size and all…

My First Test

Tonight I skated skied for the first time in two weeks and went big.  My goal was to skate for 2 hours.  Before tonight my longest ski was 1:35.  Lucky for me my buddy John was there and I had someone to skate with.  The conditions were…
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Swix Pro Fit Bodywear Turtleneck w/zip Review

Swix Pro Fit Bodywear, Turtleneck w/zip Replaced with:  RaceX Body w Halfzip $49.95 Test Period: 1.5 months Besides two hats, the Swix Pro Fit Bodywear Turtleneck was the first piece of technical wear I've purchased from Swix. …

Credibility

The other day my mother wrote to me about a hike she did at the Tonto National Monument while on vacation in Arizona.  My mother is not the athlete I am. Until recently she's lead the typical American life of eating out too much and not…