Gear Bag: What Bike Tools Should I Carry?

A question we get a lot here at Gearist is “What Bike tools Should I carry?”  Or some form of “What’s in your bike repair kit?”. I put together this list of products...

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Tepui Tents Kukenam Sky Review

Tepui Tents Kukenam Sky Review

As I was setting up the tent I was definitely getting some strange looks. First rolling back the cover of the "box" on top of my car and them extending a rather long ladder. The best part however, was seeing the realization of what I was setting up dawn on people's...

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Trek Super Commuter+ 8S Review

Trek Super Commuter+ 8S Review

Ferrari calls it Rosso Corsa. Porsche has Guards. Prince even wrote a song about a Corvette in the color. Red. It's the color of speed. And passion. After spending an evening with Trek's product team and a little spin, I've got no doubt that they had a little of both...

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Black Diamond Iota and Sprinter Headlamp Review

Black Diamond Iota and Sprinter Headlamp Review

There are a few pieces of gear that are indispensable in almost any adventure. These can vary from person to person but for me those things include a zip-lock sandwich bag (or two), a lightweight rain jacket, a small folding knife and a good headlamp. The latter is...

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Big Agnes Hole in the Wall Jacket With DownTek Review

Big Agnes Hole in the Wall Jacket With DownTek Review

A down jacket is a necessity for the long bitter cold winters in New England. I thought I had a favorite down jacket until Big Agnes sent us the Hole in the Wall jacket- this down jacket made by a company known for their superior sleeping bags is also water and wind...

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A Night At The Pool | Gearist Dailies

A Night At The Pool | Gearist Dailies

Some people have asked what I (Brandon) do to cross train so I thought I'd give a wee bit of insight here. WAY back in high school I was a rather fast swimmer (50 yard freestyle in 19.4 sec) and since so much of swimming is technique, quite a lot of that carries over...

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