Travel Gear Blog News 10/14/2010
8 Tips for Shopping Success at REI Garage Sales | Kaleidoscopic Wandering
JoAnna from Kaleidoscopic Wandering fills us in on her tips for saving BIG at REI Garage Sales.
The Cleanest Line: Product Testing – Paddling Around Old Fanny
Patagonia staff head up to Lake Tahoe to try out a new sport and test some of their gear.
Zeal Optics, Ryders Eyewear and Smith Optics Mountain Biking Eyewear review – OutdoorInformer.com
Alex from the Outdoor Informer reviews eyewear for mountain bikers, since bikers need special protection from tree branches, mud, and the like.
Reactor Plus Sleeping Bag Liner from Sea to Summit | Practical Travel Gear
Tim fro the Practical Travel Gear reviews the Reactor Plus Sleeping Bag Liner for Sea to Summit that can add an extra layer of warmth to your sleeping bag.
Women's Adventure Magazine answers all your questions about BPA.
HANEBRINK Hybrid Bikes | Gear Review | Gear Junkie
Taking first prize in our oddities category at last month’s Interbike Demo Day, the HANEBRINK hybrid bikes, made by Fortune Hanebrink Inc. of Big Bear, Calif., featured lithium-ion/ferrous-phosphate batteries and humongous 8-inch-wide tires.
Wool is where it’s at! | Generation Go
Jen from Generation Go tests out some merino wool shirts from Ice Breaker.
Recycle Your Fuel Canisters With CrunchIt – the GearCaster
The new Jetboil CrunchIt tool safely vents and punctures any standard butane fuel canister. You can be sure that the canister is empty, safe and ready for recycling.
KEEN Airport Way Daybag Review and Giveaway: WanderGear Wednesday | Wanderlust and Lipstick
You likely know that KEEN manufactures some of the best adventure footwear around. But they’ve also expanded into daybags, including the new Airport Way Checkpoint-friendly bag.
IPod Touch Great For Travel (Except for One Thing) | Practical Travel Gear
Tim from Practical Travel Gear reviews the iPod Touch for travel.
First Ascent Big Tahoma Backpack review – OutdoorInformer.com
Seattle-based Eddie Bauer and Mt. Rainer masters Whittaker Mountaineering have teamed up on what they call the ideal lightweight backpack for the Cascade Mountain range and beyond.