Kobo vs Kindle vs Nook

This is a bit different than my other reviews, because this time I’m focusing on more than just a piece of simple equipment. Once you start adding bits and bytes, platforms and “software ecosystems”, you seem to leave behind the cut-and-dried world of “does it work”. Or do you?

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Teton Sports Oasis 1200

Today I’m finally doing a gear review for one of my all-time favorite pieces of go-anywhere gear. The Teton Sports Oasis 1200. Versatile, light, and cheap, this review will cover the highs (and some lows) of this useful daypack.

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Backcountry Backpack Shootout

This shootout is between two up and coming outdoors gear companies – Black’s Creek, and Teton Sports. Both make excellent gear that’s worth checking out – but if you are looking at a mid-size back-country pack that will really earn its keep in that coveted 3,000 CI/60 Litre range, which is best? Continue reading “Backcountry Backpack Shootout”

Build Review of the Seven Cycles Sola SL Custom

I have now put in over 300 km of varied riding on my brand new custom Sola SL from Seven Cycles, assembled to my specifications by Scott from Cosmic Cycles in Flagstaff.

With 300 kilometers on the bike, I’m now ready to do a writeup on first impressions, build quality, handling, and general value.

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