Month: April 2019

My Chinese carbon mountain bike

Buy a Chinese carbon frame – yes or no?

So, you’ve been surfing eBay looking at new bikes, and you keep seeing carbon frames at ridiculously low prices offered by sellers in China. There has to be a catch, right?

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Industry Nine Trail 245

Industry Nine Trail 245 Review – The wheelset of choice for angry bees

Are you thinking about upgrading your MTB to Industry 9 wheels? I needed a new wheelset when I was one of the last serious mountain bikers on earth to retire my old 26er, and that’s what I picked. Here’s my Industry Nine Trail 245 review which includes some easy setup tips if you’re turned off […]

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MSR Windburner Stove System

MSR Windburner Stove review

Is there anything worse than being cold and wet on a camping trip and you can’t get your stove to heat water for hot coffee or a warm meal? It happened to me recently when I hiked up to camp on a ridge, and a strong wind the next morning kept my pot from coming […]

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