Arc’teryx Altra 65 Backpack – First Look

So, just a first look for now as I honestly haven't used this bag enough to really review it.  The Arc'teryx website describes the Altra 65 as a "lightweight, multi-day trekking backpack".  I'm not sure that description does it justice. The Altra 65, resting...

Legitimacy

It was just pointed out to me over on NSMB.com's bulletin board that the Banshee Spitfire made this year's "Innovation" magazine's annual project review!  Now, my professional engineer's credential and my love of mountain biking are officially combined! ...

Dakine Poacher First Look

I've been using a CamelBak Hellion (which has now been replaced by the Pit Boss in the Camelbak line-up) for back country skiing since midway through last season (see my post from November 6th for a review here).  While it has done most of what I needed, it has...

Binders!

I first started back country or "alpine tour" skiing three seasons ago (2008-09) and have been hooked ever since.  BC skiing has some appealing similarities to mountain biking, in that for the most part you earn your turns.  I like that.  There is also...

Think they’ll run this?

Now that Mountain Bike Action has finally launched the "Joe's Bike" feature I thought up, do you think I would get another chance to have my bike shown? Well, I'm going to try... Thanks to Dave at the Hot Shoppe for the picture! Dear MBA, thanks so much for finally...

THIS IS THE BIG TIME!!!!

I hinted (well, blatently told those who follow me) on FaceBook that Mountain Bike Action ran a piece I did for them - so here it is (copyright laws be damned).     So, to be up front, I have never actually "drooled" over the "inside the pro's bike" feature...