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ASK GEARIST: The Basics Of Bicycle Shifting

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! Welcome to our series, Ask Gearist where we answer your questions about the outdoors and the gear that gets you there! In this edition, Moe E. asks: “Howdy! Thank you for putting this series together. I’m a new cyclist... read more

Trail Running with Swix

Known for their cross country ski apparel, wax and poles, Swix has come out with some great products for trail running this season that they sent our way to check out.  The Cyclon Packable Women’s jacket and Stadion basic Tee are high in quality, comfort and... read more

Topo Athletic Hydroventure Review

Isn’t it frustrating when you’ve got a favorite thing – for this example, let’s just say a trail running shoe – and you think, “Man, I really wish this was the same exact shoe but it had X”? Well, simply based on the name you... read more

Saucony Nomad TR Review

My runs with the Nomad were nothing short of pleasurable. I was impressed with how responsive, and at times forgiving, they were, especially on technical terrain. The shoe weighs approximately 9.2 ounces and retails for $110, which is a fair price for a trail shoe.

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Roxy Run Around Long Sleeve Top

Yes please…I’d love to review that! Thank You! Finally a long sleeve top that checks all of the boxes! Next up on my list is this Roxy Run Around L/S Top. As soon as I saw it, I knew it was going to be a winner. Let’s do this! (And pardon my exclamation... read more

Topo Athletic MT-2 Review

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! The evolution of a product is often clear in the evolution of the brand itself. Some times it becomes clear that a brand’s direction and goals have shifted based something as seemingly inconsequential as aesthetics. However, there are... read more

Salomon S-Lab Wings Review

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! The S-Lab Wings from Salomon is a shoe advertised as one that is ready to bomb down descents and keep you stuck to the ground. This (relatively) lightweight racer is a shoe whose design and durability are at a very high level since... read more

Ultimate Direction Marathon Shell Review

When you live in Colorado – especially in the spring or fall – running in the mountains above a certain elevation brings with it a unique set of challenges. Apart from the fact that you can (and will) run into thermoclines where the temperature suddenly... read more

Under Armour Verge Low GTX Review

Watching a brand make inroads into a new category can be fascinating. Sometimes it’s the rubber-necking at a car crash mentality while at other times it’s like watching a tree grow from sapling to behemoth. In the case of Under Armour – which... read more

Keen Logan Mid WP Review

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! Finding a hiking boot that protects and supports while still giving good ground feel can be tricky. Often, our high-ankled friends have a very firm underfoot midsole with a softer topsole to make sure that we’re not too exposed to the... read more

The North Face Ultra TR II Review

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! Not all running shoes are made equal much less for the same purpose. For the road we’ve got cushioned trainers, lighter-weight tempo shoes and racing flats. On the trail we’ve got running shoes made to take on ugly, muddy... read more

Keen Logan Mid WP Hiking Boot Review

Finding a hiking boot that protects and supports while still giving good ground feel can be tricky. Often, our high-ankled friends have a very firm underfoot midsole with a softer topsole to make sure that we’re not too exposed to the sharp, angular ground... read more

Salomon S-Lab Wings Review

Salomon’s S-Lab is a product segment which gives everyday athletes like us access to the same, elite-level gear as the pros and the things that come out of this lab are some truly great products. The possible drawback of getting your hands on the same stuff as... read more

Hoka One One Clayton Review

Subscribe to Gearist on YouTube! We’re big fans of not judging books by their covers and Hoka One One is one of those brands where this ethos can come into play most if you’re a running purist. This original maximalist running shoe brand is well known for... read more

Ibex Woolies 3 Hoody Review

Cozy midlayers are an essential part of every outdoor enthusiast’s winter wardrobe no matter whether you prefer skiing up or down hills.  The criteria is simple for what constitutes a great mid layer: warm, breathable and wicks sweat. The Ibex Woolies 3 Hoody is... read more

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