How To

How to Choose a Bike

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There are a thousand and one reasons why riding a bike should be a part of everyone’s lifestyle. You can get some exercise while running to the store for a 6-pack. Spend less on gas and save up for a new bike while commuting to work. Savor that extra 20 minutes of sleep as you cruise past…


Snow Biking

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It was 1987 when when Dan Bull from Anchorage, Alaska, came up with the idea of holding a bike race along the Iditaroid dog sled trail. Well, perhaps other die hard mountain bikes had attempted riding their favorite trails in the snow. Like snowshoeing did in the early 90’s, snow biking is starting to boom. Trails…


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…


The Benefits of an Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard

Inflatable SUP

Have you been stuck in the stressful physical world far too long? It’s time you step into the world of stand-up paddle boarding (SUPing) where liquid tranquility and spiritual transcendence unite at 15 Psi. By now you’ve heard about how rewarding and liberating SUPing can be but are unsure what board is right for you….


Top 5 Things to Do With a Fat Bike

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If adventure is your name, you ride a fat bike.  No matter what mother nature serves up, a fat bike can more than likely ride it, taking you deeper, farther, and more extreme. Fat tires are becoming more and more popular on mountain bike trails, cross country ski trails, snowmobile trails, sandy dunes, beaches and even…


How to Become a Snowboard Photographer


Do you love snowboarding? Do you get warm fuzzies when looking at epic snowboarding pictures? If you want to unite your love of both, try your finger at snowboard photography. It’s truly one of only a few professions that embodies the true essence of creative expression and personal style. You’re probably thinking “Hurry up and…


The GRE BC Giveaway – Win $5000 In Gear – Ended


The House has partnered with Team Rider Garrett Russell, SASS Global Travel,, Under Armour, Teton Gravity Research, Marker, and LINE Skis to film an epic 4-part ski web-series beginning August 23 in Bariloche, Argentina entitled: The Garrett Russell Experience: Another Time,  Another Place. Check out @thehouseboardshop on instagram to follow all the action! Congrats to Sean O’Malley…


How To Stay In Shape For Winter Sports


Hopefully that light bulb in your head has gone off like the time you awakened in a cold sweat remembering that school project you had 6 months to complete is due tomorrow. Now that you’ve spent most of your summer lying on the beach, drinking malt beverages and munching on foods that are not part…


Shred Argentina This Summer!


TRACK DOWN WINTER WITH HOUSE RIDER GARRETT RUSSELL Recently, I have found myself daydreaming often. I have been escaping summer heat and the noise of the cluttered concrete jungle with flashes of snowfall, powder slashes, waves of cold smoke streaming up from the edges of my skis in the mountainous expanse of my mind. But this…


SUP Yoga for Beginners

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  It was only a matter of time before yogis (one who practices yoga) took their practice to the paddle board. After all, a stand up paddle board is fairly stable has a grippy surface similar to that of a traditional yoga mat. SUP yoga challenges the yogi to be graceful with their movements and…