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Fall 2016 gear guide

By Pat Grubb MSR Pocketrocket Stove Kit When you’re traveling fast, you want to travel light. Th is you can do with MSR’s PocketRocket stove kit. Total...

Summer 2016 Gear Guide

By Pat Grubb Segway-Ninebot One S2 The latest iteration of the Ninebot One electric unicycle, the S2 weighs in at 25 lbs, has a top speed...

Recon Racks: a local fabricator’s quest to build a better bike...

Story by Oliver Lazenby Bike rack anxiety goes like this: you’re bouncing up a dirt road to the trailhead. A rack full of bikes is...

All things bicycle on display at the Seattle Bike Show

Thousands of local bicycle enthusiasts and industry folks flocked to the Seattle Bike Show like spokes to a hub last weekend.  The annual event at...

After 41 years in business, Sportsman Chalet is shutting down

If you've visited their busy parking lot in the Trader Joe's complex in the last few days, you've seen the signs. Sportsman Chalet is going out of business after 41 years of helping people find the sports equipment they need to enjoy the outdoors...

Winter Gear Guide

BE LOCAL, BUY LOCAL. We’ve listed the manufacturer’s websites for more information, but we encourage you to support your local retailers. These winter items can be found at...

Staying Dry

Precipitation, wind and cold are your external threats and sweat is your enemy from within. Having the right clothing can make the difference between comfort and catastrophe...