Over the next few days, we’ll be posting reviews of 3 hard shell jackets that use cutting edge membrane technologies to increase breathability. First up, the Arc’teryx Beta FL.
We’ve already reported on the Geshido’s plastic prowess. Time now to weigh in on the Geshido’s real rock performance.
If you’re looking for a pair of bike shoes for exploring, bush-whacking, extended hike-a-bikes, trail work, or commuting, you ought to consider the Mavic Alpine XL.
The Avalanche Chubie rear shock can turn a long-travel trail bike into a mini-downhill machine that can also be pedaled uphill as fast as many short-travel trail bikes. It’s a durable, adjustable, high-performance upgrade.
Teva hit the nail on the head with their Pivot clipless AM shoe. It has some novel design features that had us asking, “Why hasn’t anybody thought of that before?”
More riders are going gloveless on the trail, and these are the four best ‘gloveless’ grips that Kevin Bazar has ever used.
If you’re looking for high performance without the high price tag, the Shred Ready Standard Full Cut and Full Face helmets are two of the best values on the market.
If you’re skinning up, hiking into, or riding down mountains with camera gear, the F-stop Loka should be regarded as an essential component of your kit.
With the XX1 kit, SRAM has basically defined exactly what a purpose-built trail group should be, with a number of designs that will likely become industry standards.
Spring / warmer weather gloves are tricky. They need to be breathable enough to handle heat, waterproof enough to handle slush, and warm enough to handle bouts of colder temps. The Dakine Annie Boulanger Team Targa accomplishes all of the above.
Here’s our 2nd Look at the NTN Freedom binding, with more comparisons to the 22 Designs Axl and other tele bindings.
Rottefella’s NTN bindings changed telemark skiing, and the NTN Freedom looks to improve on the popular Freeride. Kate Hourihan offers our first of two reviews of the Freedom.
Fox now includes their CTD damper system on ALL of their 34mm and 32mm forks. So is that a good thing or bad thing? Blister’s Noah Bodman weighs in.
The Kokatat Rogue Dry Top sells for top dollar, so is it worth the extra cash? Reviewer David Spiegel reports on the Rogue vs. the NRS Revolution and the Immersion Research Comp LX.
La Sportiva calls the Python their premier comp shoe, but the real story is how comfortable this high-performance slipper is.
The DPS Lotus 138 is not only one of the best pow skis on the market, it’s one of the best pow skis of all time.
There is a number that every single one of us should have learned in school, but almost none of us did. And that number will change your life.
Thin and light don’t always go hand in hand with great protection and durability. In the case of the Patagonia PowSlayer bibs, they do.
Though billed as a gravity / park bike with all-mountain agility and playfulness, the Diamondback Scapegoat shines brightest as a freeride machine. Blister reviewer Eric Melson reports.
The Nordica El Capo is a beautiful, well-constructed ski, with design properties that might be deceiving. See if it sounds right for you.