SKiA Sweetspot Ski Trainer Review

SKiA Sweetspot Ski Trainer

  SKiA Sweetspot Ski Trainer Overview: When October 1st hits, the countdown for opening day at your favorite ski resort starts. For me, I enjoy watching Arapahoe Basin and Loveland feverishly compete to be the first mountain open in North America. As this madness ensues, I start to get the “itch” (you know the one I’m talking about) to get ...

Read More »

Ibex Shak Lite 1/2 Zip Review

Ibex Shak Lite 1/2 Zip

If you like getting behind Made in the USA products, then you should check out the Ibex Shak Lite 1/2 Zip. The product’s fibers are raised here, the fabric is knit here, and the products are assembled here. Ibex is an outdoor clothing company that stands behind more than just cheap products for profit (or for that matter expensive products for profit). ...

Read More »

Thomas Bates Opnnr Leather D-Ring Belt

image

Thomas Bates Opnnr Leather D-Ring Belt This belt comes as advertised.  The leather, a brown,  full grain version, is quality, with good workmanship and the belt makes for a good-looking accessory.But if you’re purchasing an accessory like this, you are clearly not just looking for a belt to hold your trousers up, you value the other functions this belt claims ...

Read More »

New Balance Leadville 1210 Review

New Balance Leadville 1210

New Balance named the Leadville 1210 trail running shoe after the legendary Leadville Trail 100 Run. If you’re an endurance athlete, you know that’s setting a pretty high precedence for a pink trail running shoe. I thought it was bold, but since it’s a New Balance sponsored race, I put my faith in the name and took these for a double digit run ...

Read More »

Saucony Ridge Runner Sportop – Active Gear Review

Saucony Ridge Runner Sportop

Initial Thoughts and Introduction The Saucony Ridge Runner Sportop is probably one of the warmest running tops you’ll be able to find as it combines wool and synthetic fabrics. If I didn’t know any better, I would have thought this was a nice casual wool sweater. The insulation, sweat wicking capabilities, and breathability are phenomenal.  I received this mid-layer top in September when it was ...

Read More »

tasc Performance Ventilated Compression Shorts Review

task performance compression short black

The tasc Performance Ventilated Compression Shorts are versatile, comfortable underwear for your most grueling workouts.  These really do keep you cool, dry and comfortable.  Having tried numerous different poly-pro, poly, nylon, cotton and (insert new fabric type here) styles, these are standing head and shoulders above the rest. tasc Performance Ventilated Compression Shorts – Performance Straight out of the package, these shorts were ...

Read More »