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Marc Johnson Skateboard Quote

    A wooden deck attached to some wheels, some slick kicks, jeans and a t-shirt – seems pretty straight forward. There’s so much more to skateboarding than learning to push and balance on the board. Even more than kick flips and 720 Gazelles, it’s a complex culture. For the skaters, blood, sweat and tears is the […]

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How to Slide on a Longboard

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The first slide to master is the 180 Coleman slide. From there, you can add your own style and tweak it to make it your own. Before attempting slides, get comfortable carving on hills with some decent speed. You’ll need enough speed to get the board around 180 degrees. Check out all the tools you’ll […]

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How to Pick a Bike Helmet

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A bike helmet should be a no brainer. Once you get used to wearing one, it almost feels weird if you don’t wear one! While all helmets will protect your head, some are designed with aerodynamics in mind, some are exceptionally lightweight and others provide maximum ventilation at high speeds. As price increases, helmets are typically lighter […]

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Easy Longboard Tricks

Easy Longboard tricks

You’re feeling pretty comfortable on the board. Cruising around, turning, gaining speed and making sharper turns are like second nature. It’s time for some basic longboard tricks to keep the progression going. Check out our top 5 favorite easy longboard tricks… Cross-Stepping – A iconic trick in longboarding (as in surfing), mastering cross-stepping will lock […]

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Kelty Grand Mesa 2 Tent Review

– Getting more than what you paid for is great.  The Kelty Grand Mesa 2 Tent gives you that feeling because it won’t break the bank and it’s outstanding durability.  For long backpacking excursions or backyard slumber parties, the Kelty Grand Mesa 2 Tent gets the job down in a small package that weighs less than 5 lbs. Convenience […]

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Big Agnes Lost Ranger Sleeping Bag Review

– Lost Ranger Sleeping Bag For campers and backpackers who value a good night’s sleep and recognize that weather forecasts aren’t always right, the Big Agnes Lost Ranger 15 Sleeping Bag is here! Made with a rectangular shape for more room in the foot box and the shoulders, the Lost Ranger is stuffed full of […]

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Do You Camp Like You Drink?

Your favorite beverage says a lot about who you are. But the question is, “Do you camp like you drink?” The answer may surprise you. We scoured the globe and interviewed campers of all types in order to bring you this incredibly captivating and insightful infographic. No, not really. But it is still interesting, nonetheless. […]

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Bikepacking with a Fat Bike

An evolution of bike touring, bikepacking is a relatively new sub-industry in the cycling world. Bike touring has been around for decades and utilizes a touring bike, racks and panniers. Touring bikes aren’t built for wilderness trails. Bikepacking, on the other hand, is really just a combination of backpacking and biking – think long distances […]

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How to Choose a Bike

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 […]

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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 […]

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