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FlipBelt Review

I’m a big believer in simplicity and like products to do what they’re supposed to do well.  Unnecessary bells and whistles, doodads, and fancy logos don’t make a product better, but generally detract from the intended use of the gear and just drive up the price. I first heard about …

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Salomon S-Lab X-Series Review

Summary: The Salomon S-Lab X-Series is a low volume, lightweight racer and short trainer that’s designed for the road, but performs just …

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Suunto Ambit3 Run HRM Review

Suunto Ambit3 Run HR Review Like any coach-athlete relationship, the bond between a runner and their GPS watch is love-hate. The Suunto …

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Spartan Ultra Pack Review

It’s big, roomy, and has a pressurized hydration system for cooling and cleaning…the Spartan Ultra Pack built by Geigerrig is made for “hiking, …

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Hillsound FreeSteps6 Crampons Review

Trust. It needs to be earned. The Hillsound FreeSteps6 Crampons ($40) earned my trust quickly. But, let’s go back to the beginning… Having lived …

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On Cloud Review

Admit it, the first time you saw Hokas, you thought “what the hell are those?” Or how about other inventions or forms …

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Crocheted Shorts Review

When a link for this site landed in my in-box, my first instinct–familiar to most seasoned athletes–was “those would be perfect for …