Tag Archives: biking

How about a women’s pack for mountain biking or day hikes?

Verve 5 Front How about a women’s pack for mountain biking or day hikes? Osprey has made some changes to the Verve Pack Series to address this question. The pack still has styling and a fit designed for women specifically, but there are some unique changes to this pack.

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By Jenn K.

Update: Timex Cycle Trainer 2.0 GPS Device

Timex Cycle Trainer 2.0 GPS Device The Timex Cycle Trainer 2.0 has been used just slightly over a month while mountain biking and road biking. Overall I am happy with the Cycle Trainer, but there are a few things I would like to see changed or enhanced.

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By Jenn K.

Designed by Tim Sainburg from Brambling Design

Looking for some compression socks?

compression socks The socks I am reviewing are manufactured by 2XU (Human Performance Multiplied). I will be reviewing both the Women’s Elite Compression Socks and the Women’s Compression Socks for Recovery.

2XU uses a collection of 3 different types of compression fabrics each geared towards different performance benefits. All these fabrics have high gauge elastomeric yarns, superior medical grade circular knit structure to allow 360 degree stretch, greater flexibility, unsurpassed power and durability.

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By Jenn K.

Final Update: Hydrapak Softflask

Final Update: Hydrapak Softflask I have been enjoying the Hydrapak Softflask over the past month on my cycling adventures. During the past month I have logged over 800 miles of road and mountain biking. This includes one century in early August and completed a ride from San Francisco to San Diego California over the course of 7 days. I found the Softflask to be perfect for these long adventures.

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By Jenn K.

Final Update: ISIS Women’s PDQ Longneck Top

Final Update: ISIS Women's PDQ Longneck Top The ISIS PDQ Top has been worn while walking on the beach path and while participating in fitness hikes. The top has also been worn during one road bike ride and after my rides to keep me toasty warm. The PDQ Top is also stylish enough to wear to work and while running errands.

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By Jenn K.

 

Final Update: GU Roctane Gel, GU Energy Gel, GU Chomps, and GU Brew

GU Products I am pleased with the GU products I have tried in this sampler pack. I have used these products while mountain biking during short rides of 9-10 miles and on longer endurance rides lasting 30 miles. I also used these products while road biking over 20 miles. In February I finished the Palm Springs Century (100 miles) with my best century ride time using these products and in early March I completed the Solvang Century (100 miles). The products have been used over a total of 16 rides.

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By Jenn K.