Knowledge Base

I’m aware that there is a lot of info out there about all the materials and equipment to use and that it can get a bit confusing. My hope is that the Knowledge Base can shed some light on the situation and give you a better understanding of what to purchase.


Bike Lights Article

As fall approaches and it starts to get dark out, if you are a commuter like me you may need to invest in some cycling lights. This article is to help explain the differences so you can make an informed decision.

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Waterproof/Breathable Jackets: The Deets

Ever wonder how a waterproof/breathable jacket works? This article explains that as well as the latest technologies.

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The Ins & Outs of Trekking Poles

An article to help explain all the nuances of trekking poles.

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Down Insulation Explained

Down insulation is often misunderstood. Down is the most thermally efficient insulator used in the outdoors. This article explains why.

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Wool: All You Need To Know About This Natural Fiber

About Merino Wool Wool is a natural fiber. It is composed primarily of keratin. This is a protein that is found in hair, fingernails, and animal hooves. Sheep are the main source of wool but other animals such as goats, alpaca, and llama as contribute wool. Wool grows in clumps called staples. These staples are […]

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