Buying Guide

How to Choose a BMX Bike

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Bicycle motocross, or BMX, has been around since disco and bell bottoms. Jumping, racing and pulling BMX stunts is the type of crazy that never truly dies. Designed for tough track riding, BMX bikes excel on dirt, vert, park, street and flatland. Classic BMX bikes have low saddles, chunky tires, durable metal frames and high straight handlebars. On…

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Style Guide: 2014 Women’s Summer Fashion v.1

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Women’s Summer Fashion It feels great to shed some layers after piling them on throughout winter.  Spring is a transitional season to freshen up a wardrobe and change the pace of life.  This is the first Women’s Style Guide of many installments; enjoy some of our favorite pieces that rolled out recently. 1. Volcom Bob Marley Hoodie Sweater Volcom created…

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Best Chino Pants

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  Burton Chino Pants Over the last decade, Burton Snowboards has been pushing the envelope of casual clothing by designing softgoods with the snowsports enthusiast in mind.  Taking experience from creating some of the world’s best riding gear, Burton is doing what other snowboard brands wish they could; make great clothes that fit perfect, look great,…

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Top Rated Skis 2014

Our Best Ski Picks

Click Infographic to Enlarge   Super Awesome Radical Skis of 2014 Rossignol Soul 7– extremely lightweight, maneuverable, versatile all mountain, great for on or off-piste, is a 4 in 1 ski quiver, can do everything a skier wants to do, rocker in tip for float and turn initiation, thick enough waist for float yet not…

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2014 Winter Fashion Trends: Color is Back!

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In response to last year’s neutrals and muted colors, vibrancy and brilliance are coming back with a vengeance in 2014 for Women’s Outerwear. Clementine Oranges, Blazing Reds, and Yellows are all the rage.  Match them with some Deep Greens and Blues and you have a well-rounded palate.   My eyes would normally pop out of my…

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Eco-Friendly Clothing and Snowboarding…

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Eco-friendly clothing and snowboarding go together like Vodka and Redbull Much like my favorite Friday night beverage; when snow sports and eco-fashion come together I get pumped!  Fortunately, this energizing combination does not lead me to a Saturday morning filled with regret and stomach ache. What does eco-friendly mean, you ask? It’s simple silly.  Any…

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Buyers Guide for Womens Ski and Snowboard Goggles

Snowboard Goggles

Buying a new pair of goggles can be daunting. With technology constantly changing there are many different styles and brands to choose from. Now, most goggles don’t have the power to make you look like a movie star. They are made more for performance than style although some may be more stylish than others. Much…

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SUP Glossary

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Paddle boarding is a fast-growing sport that is a fun, easy way to enjoy a day on the water. It requires minimal equipment and waves are optional. Paddle boards are very functional and can be versatile for sailing or surfing with the right equipment and setup. It may be a bit daunting for a first…

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Gore-Tex Snowboard Pants

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Gore-Tex Gore-Tex snowboard pants are among the best snow pants on the market today and for many reasons. When you’re snowboarding, you’re going to want pants that can keep you dry on the slopes and feel comfortable and breathable while on your body. The way that Gore-Ttex snowboarding pants are designed, you’ll be able to…

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Beach Cruiser Bikes Overview

There are many ways to stroll the boardwalk in style but one of the most popular and enjoyable is the beach cruiser. Beach cruiser bikes can be easily recognized for their balloon tires, upright seating style and single speed drivetrain. These features, combined with a heavier weight, tend to make the bicycles ride slower, perfect…

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