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Specialized Body Geometry Grail Long Finger Gloves Review

The Body Geometry Grail Long Finger Gloves from Specialized are excellent mountain biking gloves that perform just as well on the road. These sizeable slip-on gloves have superb palm support and a soft mesh construction that makes riding for hours a breeze. For a...

Asics 33-FA Video Review

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! There are 33 joints in the human foot and Asics 33 line aims to let each of them act as naturally as possible. Since it’s debut in 2011 the 33 line has had a mixed bag of success and this year they’ve launched three new...

lululemon Sea To Sky Cycling Kit Review

In the past couple of years, lululemon has been making a more concerted push into endurance sports with very popular running apparel and now cycling apparel. Since the clear target market for yoga pants (see-through or otherwise) are the ladies in the crowd,...

JOBY GorillaPod Focus Review

The number of times I have used a stump, rock, root or soft bed of moss as a stabilizer for my camera when out and about taking photographs in the great outdoors are innumerable – the base of my camera can agree – it has the scars to prove it!  I have...

Helly Hansen Terrak Review

We’ve only reviewed one other pair of running shoes from Helly Hansen here on Gearist, the Nimble R2 [LINK], and still when having conversations about gear people are amazed to find out the Helly makes running shoes. The brand well known for yachting and other...

Sunday Button Rock Run | Gearist Dailies

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! Heading out on one of his favorite places to run, Brandon brings us again to Button Rock Preserve. In the past the run has always been up to the dam at Ralph Price Reservoir and then to the left – south – shore of the...

Sperry Topsider SON-R Flex Slip-On Shoe Review

There is nothing I love more in the summertime than running around barefoot.  However, sometimes whether doing yoga in the park, walking on a rocky beach or Stand Up Paddleboarding(SUPing), there are times when it’s nice to have a little protection on the soles...

Craft Devotion Capri Review

We recently reviewed the Focus Hood and Focus Cool SS shirt from Craft. In terms of a whole outfit, the Devotion Capri completes the triple threat: it parades the same print as the other two pieces and together they make one bold statement of athleticism. However, the...

New Balance Fresh Foam Boracay Video Review

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! The New Balance Fresh Foam 980 (version 1) was a solid shoe in practice but the marketing was pretty far off the mark with their “Science of Soft” messaging. However, the Fresh Foam Boracay – aka, the Fresh Foam 980v2...

Climbing Longs Peak | Gearist Dailies

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! In this episode of Gearist Dailies, Brandon takes on the highest peak in Rocky Mountain Nation Park (RMNP), Longs Peak. At 14,255 feet above sea level, Longs Peak is NOT a hike, it is a climb and taking it on is not something that...

FlameStower Charger Review

For many of us, even when we’re trying our best to “get away from it all” by heading into the forest to camp or hike, we still have our devices with us. Whether it’s our smartphone, camera, GPS device or about a thousand other things,...

Patagonia Fore Runner Vest 10L Review

Running long in both summer and winter requires hydration. Some people prefer a handheld bottle but if you’re someone who need more water than one of those can hold then a hydration pack is your best bet. Another aspect to consider, especially during...

LLBean Day Trekker 25 Pack with Boa® Review

Day packs come in all different shapes and sizes from wee little 10L packs perfect for a quick jaunt in the woods to tougher 30L packs that are great for a full day excursion.  I’m usually looking for something that fits right in the middle, big enough for a...

Salomon Sense 4 Ultra Video Review

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! The Salomon Sense Ultra is one of those shoes that almost every trail runner either has in their quiver or wants to have in their quiver. The pedigree of this shoe has been established time and time again on the feet of the likes of...

Specialized Ambush Helmet Review

Gearist is based in Colorado and while we have contributors across the United States and Europe, Colorado is the backdrop to our adventures no matter where we go. When we think of Colorado one of the most iconic outdoor activities is mountain biking and while we...

Asics FujiTrail Sleeveless Tank Review

This sleeveless tank from Asics’ FujiTrail line is a racerback that’s a perfect candidate for summer running. It features a well-thought out design that places mesh panels at the places where you sweat the most and bright attributes that can be spotted from far away....

Steve and the 2016 Chicago Marathon | Gearist Dailies

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! In this episode of Gearist Dailies, Brandon introduces us to his friend Steve. This video takes place on the last day Steve is living in Boulder, Colorado before moving to Chicago to work on his master’s degree. During their runs...

Nike Zoom Terra Kiger 3 Video Review

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! Nike is back with a new version of a Gearist favorite in the Zoom Terra Kiger 3! The original Terra Kiger was the first Nike trail shoe that was ever on Gearist and while we were definitely skeptical at the time, it was a wonderfully...

Hot Bike Ride With The Lazer Z1 Helmet – Gearist Dailies

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! In this episode of Gearist Dailies, Brandon takes off for a long ride to Carter Lake but the wind and promise of stormy weather turns the ride into a relatively short (2 hrs) one with some gnarly wind with which to contend! We also get...

Salomon S-Lab X-Series Road and Trail Running Shoe Review

Breaking into a market that’s outside of what you’re known for can be a daunting proposition both in terms of customer perception and perhaps more importantly, in terms of getting the product right. Salomon, which has been a trail running icon for a long...

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