Author: Evan Chute

Deuter Race EXP Air

Deuter Race EXP Air Hydration Pack Review

It seems as every mountain bike season progresses, my rides tend to get longer and more remote. Logistics get trickier, effort becomes greater, and with all of this my need for carrying more gear...

Osprey Raptor 14 Hydration Pack Review

I love long mountain bike rides, especially the kind where you get way out into the backcountry. And when you’re far from civilization, it’s essential to have a pack that allows you to bring...

CamelBak H.A.W.G. NV Hydration Pack Review

If you’re me and like to go for long mountain bike rides, you need a pack that carries more than just a spare tube and an energy bar. The longer and more remote the...

Deuter Dreamlite 500

Deuter Dreamlite 500 Review

Finding a sleeping bag appropriate for warm-weather camping can be tough for me. Choosing the right gear to keep warm seems easier when temperatures are expected to be near or just above freezing. But...

Mountain Hardwear Lightwedge 2 DP Review

A tent is a tent is a tent, right? In some ways, yes. In other ways features, weight, and size all matter—especially when you’re backpacking a long distance or expect adverse terrain and weather...

Louis Garneau T-Flex

Louis Garneau T-Flex LS-100 Shoe Review

When approached about testing a pair of top-of-the-line Louis Garneau T-Flex LS-100 shoes, I’ll admit I was a bit apprehensive. I consider myself a trail rider, a downhiller, and in general just a mountain...

DAKINE Range Short Sleeve Jersey Review

I’ve been familiar with DAKINE’s products for many years, and have long had the impression that they were primarily focused on the downhill/freeride mountain bike market. While much of their clothing line is still...

DAKINE Boundary Short Main

DAKINE Boundary Short w/Liner Review

I’ve been on the hunt for a lighter-weight, yet still durable, mountain biking short for quite some time. I’ve found that the shell of many brands have a lined interior, and this is in...

DAKINE Concept Glove

DAKINE Concept Glove Review

As an avid mountain biker for going on 20+ years, I’ve worn a lot of gloves. As such, I’m pretty particular about what keeps my digits protected. When I read the specs of the...