AntiGravityGear Stratum 55 Top Quilt

I just recently added the AntiGravityGear Stratum 55 top quilt to my ever growing gear closet.  I have been a hammock camper for over 20 years but only recently started using top and bottom quilts.  To say I should have given in sooner is an understatement.  The improvement in comfort is almost as much as […]

ABUS Helmet

ABUS YADD-1 Final Update

I really don’t have a lot to add in my final update but I have enjoyed testing the Abus helmet.  The last few weeks have been great riding weather and as a result, I was able to get in 15 rides since my last update. To read the rest of my final update please click […]

Abus Helmet Update

Winter always puts a damper on my riding but there have been enough periods of nice weather that I managed several decent rides.  I also recently changed the way I track my rides, going from Map My Ride to the app that was built into my new Apple Watch.   I did have to put the […]

Sherpa Adventure gear Khumbu Pant Final Update

I have continued to wear the Sharpa Adventure Gear Khumbu pants for overnight hikes as well as day hiking.  At the risk of repeating it too much… I have been absolutely blown away at just how comfortable these pants are.   As an added bonus they are very water resistant, so much so that I have […]

Final Update: Showers Pass Apex Merino Tech T-Shirt

I have thoroughly enjoyed testing the Showers Pass Apex Merino Tech T-Shirt.  Perhaps partly because I was wearing it while doing activities I enjoy, but I can truly  say the shirt performed exceptionally well and met my ever expectation.  You can read my final thoughts along with the rest of the review. by clicking here. […]

ABUS YADD-1 Bike Helmet

I’ll be testing the Abus Yadd-1 bike helmet over the next few months.  It is found in the urban style helmets offered by Abus.  It is designed with air flow technology to help keep the head cool.  So far it seems very comfortable and on a hot ride I could feel the airflow out the […]