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RecoFit Compression Sleeves

Alright, let’s get it out of the way. I’ve referred to compression wear as “pointless accessories”, “a waste of money” and “leg panties” ever since they came to market. But during a recent integrity check, I experienced a nasty bout of self-reflection and realized that I hadn’t actually tried them …

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Tire pullin’

This should really be considered the final entry of a three part story. The first installment (my first DNF) taught me that I …

Hydration Pack Shootout!

I only sling on a hydration pack when I know that water and nutrition will be required and sparse. For me, its …

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Hydration Belt Shootout!

Sometimes a race vest is necessary, but sometimes we just need to carry the basic essentials…A little bit of food, maybe a …

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Trail Cleat Shootout!

I’ve recently tried out two  shoes that I can only describe as “trail cleats.”  These shoes are made for mud, wet grass, …

Salomon – S-Lab Fellcross 2

The new Salomon S-Lab Fellcross 2 is a vicious animal strapped to your feet. Fell and mountain racers, listen up. Having spent …

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Pearl Izumi Ultra Short

Finding the right shorts can be as important as finding the right shoes.  Each can cause chafing and both have the ability …