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2013 Thirtytwo – 32 Joe Sexton Signature Series

Joe Sexton Signature Series

  2012 Thirtytwo Joe Sexton Signature Series How in the world could a kid from Minnesota get as good as Joe Sexton?  With tons a dedication and the willingness to always have fun.  Joe got picked up a few years back by Thirtytwo and has gradually worked his way to the top of the snowboard…

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Bike Shoes: Chrome Kursk

Kursk Featured

Chrome Kursk Bike Shoes It feels good being able to hop off a bike, lock it up, and walk away without clapping around in bike shoes.  The Chrome Kursk bike shoes are designed for the commuter who can’t fully commit to clips or prefers toe cages. How can a casual shoe be a bike shoe?…

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Bike Shoes: Chrome Kursk Pro

Kursk Pro Featured

Chrome Kursk Pro Bike Shoes Here you have it, finally (sigh), a clip-able bike shoe that doesn’t make you look like a Jetson’s character.  The Chrome Kursk Pro bike shoes look hip enough to raise hell on a rooftop bar, watch the new band, and pedal the streets of your favorite city. Cordura® uppers keep…

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Bike Bags: Chrome ORP

ORP Featured

Chrome ORP Bike Bags There is something just right about the Chrome ORP Bike Bag. The ORP is lightweight, waterproof, and packable – which is everyone’s dream combination.  The minimalistic design and detail oriented craftmanship of Chrome stands out in the ORP without the classic thick and sturdy material they usually use.  It’s almost hard…

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How To: Paddle Board Turning Tips

Pivot Turn

Paddle Board Turning Tips Turning on a stand up paddle board is an essential skill to make the most of your SUP experience on the water. It also adds to the fun factor and excitement of paddling! If you are a beginner, it is important to first master your balance, change directions on the board,…

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding: The Forward Stroke

SUP The Forward Stroke

Stand Up Paddle Boarding: The Forward Stroke Alright! Sweet new stand up paddle board. Check. Paddle. Check. New trunks. Check. Polarized sunglasses. Check. A pristine lake lined with birch trees. Check.  Now it’s time to hit the water and soak in every moment of summer! Although paddle boarding looks simple enough, you don’t want to…

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Stand Up Paddle Board Types

Types Stand Up Paddle Boards

Stand Up Paddle Board Types Stand Up Paddle Boarding  has been gaining  in popularity in recent years, but the real question at hand is what the right sup for you. A touring Sup? A Surf Style SUP? A all around SUP?  Each type of SUP is best suited for a different style of paddle Boarding. Most people will fall into the…

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Paddle Boarding SUP Wetsuits

PC - Northstar Surf

Paddle Boarding Wetsuits Sometimes, all you’ll need is trunks and sunglasses for an afternoon out on your paddle board. If you plan to extend your paddling season, even if you live in warmer climates, a wetsuit is nice to have on hand. It’d sure be a bummer to carve the time out of your busy…

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Choosing The Right SUP Paddle

adjustable paddle

   Choosing The Right SUP Paddle With increased demand and decreased cost of production, the cost of stand up paddle (SUP) boards have certainly come down the past couple of years. Paddles are a different story. They need to withstand a lot more abuse and stress than boards. Simply put, if the paddle isn’t made…

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Snowshoeing for Beginners

Snowshoeing- The Basics

The sport of snowshoeing has gained immense popularity over the years as a cost effective, caloric burning and enjoyable means of exploring the wintry outdoors. It’s sort of like having big bear feet that can plow through any amount of snow or terrain. There is basically zero learning curve – if you can walk, you…

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