Twitter has quickly made my news from the major outdoor and cycling trade shows of 2009 unsearchable and unavailable. I’ve solved the problem so you can read my tweets from these events again. +
How does the smaller, lighter, touchscreen Garmin Dakota GPS compare to its older brother, Garmin Oregon? What about screen readability, Oregon’s main issue? Which one should you choose? Find out in my belated but detailed review. +
Scheduled for spring 2009: a rare, ultralight windshirt made of Pertex Quantum. The Montane Slipstream will continue to brave the wind and the common misunderstanding of the product’s use. +
The outdoor sports industry has its own trade shows. These events gather manufacturers, retailers and press (me included) to have a look at new gear and discuss new trends. I list and briefly describe and compare the major trade fairs. +
Built around the 1,5 L (48 oz) Nalgene water reservoir that’s got a clever magnetic bite valve, this running-specific backpack hugs the upper torso with a sternum-centered harness and geeks out with a remote-controlled wire compression system. +
A super-minimal, ultralight, wind-resistant vest for outdoor runners. If you like to run fast, stay cool and remain dry, this surprising piece from The North Face may be just for you. Reduce to the bare essentials. +
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