Author: Adam B

Trigger Point Nano Foot Roller

Trigger Point Nano Roller Background One of the great advancements in running over the last 10 years or so has been the increase in products allowing the individual runner to perform muscle therapies themselves...

Saucony Triumph ISO Review

Admittedly, Saucony is the brand I’ve reviewed the least over the years. This hasn’t been by choice, it has just worked out that way. I’ve noted the passionate following that models like the Kinvara...

Sierra Designs DriDown Hoodie

Sierra Designs DriDown Hoody Review

Sierra Designs DriDown Hoody is a lightweight, performance 800-fill (120g) down jacket. It has no lack of competition in the Down segment. I’ve used this type of jacket for several years now as my 3-season, almost-all-the-time jacket....

The North Face Mica FL 2 Tent Review

The North Face, perhaps more than any other name in outdoor gear, has made a dent in mainstream society recently. It seems that North Face down jackets are as much a staple of the...

Icebreaker Blast Running Vest Review

The Icebreaker Blast Vest is a highly technical outerwear piece from the company who, although not super well-known stateside, is ‘THE brand’ for quality outdoor apparel in the adventure sports mecca of New Zealand....

Brooks Pure Flow 2 Review

One year ago, I reviewed the initial Brooks Pure Flow (click here to read my review of the Pure Flow v1), which became perhaps the most consistent player in my shoe rotation. The Pure Flow, perhaps...

Sugoi RSR Singlet Review

The Canadian sports apparel label Sugoi is not terribly well-known in the running community, but they have a strong reputation in the cycling community and produce garments with high-performance materials and superior construction. The...

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Newton Gravity Review

Newton is a running shoe manufacturer that was born in Boulder, CO – Active Gear Review’s backyard, and we have to admit that we root for our hometown company! However, we don’t feel to...

Sierra Designs Cloud 15 Review

The new Cloud 15 sleeping bag from Sierra Designs tips the scale at less than 2 pounds (1lb. 12oz. for Regular size). “Wow, that’s light for a 1 or 2-season bag,” you say? Well...