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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 that I’ve been using, why I use them and some tips to get the most out of...
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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Nathan Sports VaporHowe 4L Race Vest Review

Nathan Sports VaporHowe 4L Race Vest Review

There is gear that is designed on a drafting table or a computer by a designer or engineer. Sometimes the results are great but there is still no substitute for bringing together the minds and experience of the actual athletes who know exactly what they want to see....

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How to clean a bike helmet

How to clean a bike helmet

Like it or not, we all sweat. This is especially true when we're doing something active like riding a bike. Here at Gearist we're very aware of just how gross a bike helmet can become if you don't clean it. Apart from the salt and sweat that accumulate inside your...

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DryGuy Force Dry Review

DryGuy Force Dry Review

There are so many different ways in which our outdoor apparel can be ruined. There's certainly tearing or general breakdown and I'm sure that more than one boot has met its end to the teeth of a puppy. However, one of the things that we don't always consider (until...

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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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RockyMounts TomaHawk Bike Rack Review

RockyMounts TomaHawk Bike Rack Review

Recently, bike racks seem to be trending toward hitch mounts as far as popularity. However, the rooftop bike rack is still top of the heap (pardon the pun) with overall use. Where roof racks have tended to be mostly of the fork mounted variety - requiring the front...

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