Ekrin Bantam Massage Gun Review

Travis Gneiting Reviews

This is the Ekrin Bantam percussion massager, it’s a small compact lightweight at just 1.1 lb. It has three speeds with four interchangeable attachments: flat, bullet style, soft round, and a fork. It has a slim small handle that makes it easy to hold with a built-in lithium-ion battery that can last for up to 5 hours and is charged …

Flyer E-Bike Review

Travis Gneiting Bikes, Reviews

You are here because you are interested in buying an e-bike.  There are many different kinds of eBikes how do you know if this is the right one for you? You want a good value, an e-bike that is quality built, without breaking the bank.  I have spent the last couple of months personally testing the Flyer M880 e-bike. This …

Magicshine Monteer 8000 Bike Light Review

Magicshine Monteer 8000S V2.0 Bike Light Review

Travis Gneiting Bikes, Lights, Reviews

This is the absolute brightest light I have ever used to mountain bike, and I couldn’t recommend a better bike light than the MagicShine Monteer 8000s.  There are many considerations to take when purchasing a bike light.  Will you be riding on or off-road, or maybe both? Will you be riding in traffic with other vehicles or cyclists? Do you …

MAGPED Pedal Review

Travis Gneiting Bikes, Reviews

The idea is simple, clip into your bike without the commitment of falling over if you can’t get out using magnets. I’ve been riding clipless pedals as well as flat pedals for over 20 years. This is my first experience with magnetic pedals, and I think they are perfect for someone not ready to commit to clipless pedals but want …

Cotopaxi Allpa 60 Litter Gear Hauler Tote Review

Travis Gneiting Gift Guid, Reviews

If you do any type of outdoor sports with your kids you know how much gear you have to haul. I have been using laundry baskets and duffle bags for years to carry gear to and from soccer fields, ski resorts, trailheads, Etc. Cotopaxi has created the perfect bag for hauling this gear around that’s stronger them a laundry basket …

TPS300 Battery Powered Paddleboard Pump Review

Travis Gneiting Paddle Board, Reviews

I first got tired of pumping up paddleboards by hand and tried a number of different electric paddleboard pumps. The main problem with electric paddleboard pumps is that you have to be close (sometimes very close depending on the cord length) to a vehicle to pump up a paddleboard. There are times when it’s more convenient to carry a paddleboard …

Solo Stove – Version 2.0 Reviewed, Worth the Upgrade?

Travis Gneiting First Look, Reviews

Solo Stove Version 1.0 vs. Solo Stove Version 2.0 The Solo Stove is a “smokeless” or a less smoke fire pit because of a unique airflow technology that uses a secondary burn to efficiently and more effectively burn fuel. The result in this is an almost smokeless fire. Having personally used a smokeless stove for years in the backyard, and …

Pearl Izumi Summit vs Elevated Bike Pads

Travis Gneiting Apparel, Reviews

Pearl Izumi has two collections of knee and elbow pads the Summit and the Elevated.  The Summit series is aimed at being a lightweight super minimal knee and elbow pad and the Elevated is designed to be a bit more robust. How do you know what pads to buy? You may have been shopping for a lightweight knee and elbow …

KETL Mountain Bike Apparel Reviewed

Travis Gneiting Apparel, Reviews

Ketl Mountain Bike Shorts You may recognize the Ketl brand from Worldwide Cyclery and their popular YouTube channel and owner. Ketl was purchased by Worldwide Cyclery and makes high-end trail riding clothing. One of their most popular products is their shorts which come in two lengths. The shorts were recently updated as a second version with better closure and styling. …

Spy Optics Sunglasses Review

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Spy Optics might not be the first thought for a good pair of cycling glasses. But the new Monolith has a similar shape and size to a lot of other biking glasses like the Oakley Sutro, Smith Wildcat (See our review here), and TIfosi Rail (See Review here). The main difference is the new Happy Boost Lens that brightens the …

Outdoor Master Electric Skateboard Review

Travis Gneiting Reviews, Skateboard

I have personally used the Outdoor Master Electric Skateboard over the past 6 months and this is my honest unbiased review. I tested the electric skateboard in Utah, Nevada, and California in a range of templates and climates. I’ve been skateboarding for a couple of decades now and am very knowledgeable about skateboards to provide an in-depth review of this …

Amazon Valwix Inflatable Stand Up Paddleboard ISUP Review

Travis Gneiting Paddle Board, Reviews

Valwix Paddleboard Overview The paddleboard is a great value coming with many accessories and a strong quality build. It also comes with an electric pump that we have a separate review. Everything you need to get started with a paddleboard is included. The electric pump that comes with the paddleboard retails alone for about $100 alone. The fact that it’s …

Airbank WhaleShark D6 Inflatable Paddleboard Pump

Travis Gneiting Paddle Board, Reviews

The airbag stand-up paddleboard pump can inflate paddleboards and other inflatables up to 20 psi from a 12 volt DC card connector. The pump has two stages the first one will inflate using high volume the second will inflate using higher pressure. This makes it great for all-around use from inflating stand-up paddleboards to pool toys and boat towables like …

Smith Bobcat & Wildcat Sunglasses

Smith Optics Wildcat vs. Bobcat Sunglasses In-depth Comparison & Review

Travis Gneiting Bikes, First Look, Reviews

Are you trying to find out what the difference is between the new Smith Bobcat sunglasses vs the popular Smith Wildcat sunglasses? From a distance, the two sunglasses from Smith Optics both look like large oversized cycling sunglasses for road biking or mountain biking. They both offer a large face and eye protection as well as rubber contact points to …

Tifosi Rail Sunglasses Review

Tifosi Rail Sunglasses Review

Travis Gneiting Reviews, Sunglasses

The Tifosi Rail is a new sunglass with a large oversized frameless lens that is great for cycling, running, and other outdoor activities. The glasses are well ventilated to prevent fogging. The lens is also shatterproof to offer some eye protection as well. Fit The glasses are surprisingly lightweight on the face for such a large lens. A claimed weight …

MagicShine Olight Bike Light Review

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Olight/MagicShine Bike Light Review The Olight or Magicshine RN 3500 is an ultra-bright handlebar or helmet-mounted bicycle light. It can be used for road biking or mountain biking thanks to its adjustable beam, brightness, and mounting options. I have been using this bike light for a couple of months now and compared it to a few other lights I love …

Fenix HP30R v2.0 Headlamp Review

Travis Gneiting Lights, Reviews

The Fenix headlamp is an ultra-bright 3000-lumen headlamp with an external battery pack that comes in black or gray with a few accessories for charging and carrying the light with you. This is one of the highest quality heavy-duty bright headlamps I have ever used. The battery pack can be worn on the back of the head strap or by …

Craft Sports - MEN'S CORE BEAT THERMAL MIDLAYER

Craft Sports Core Beat Thermal Midlayer Review

Travis Gneiting Apparel, Reviews, Running

This winter the Craft Sport Core Beat Thermal Midlayer has been one of my favorite midlayers for on and off the mountain. It is made from 100% polyester but feels like a multi-textured garment because of the baffled like underlayer. It feels warm, high quality and durable and all for only $65 USD. As soon as you touch the material …

Craft Sportwear Core Enduro Hydro Pants Review

Craft Sportswear Endur Hydro Cycle Pant Review

Travis Gneiting Apparel, Reviews

The Craft Endur Hydro cycling pants are designed to be inexpensive windproof and water-resistant cycling pants that can be quickly put on or taken off when the weather requires. They have a stretch waistband, baggy fit, and large leg opening that can be secured with a velcro strap. This makes them a great option for cold-weather riding pants. With snow …

Shower Pass - Body Mapped Base Layer Shirt for Cycling

Shower Pass – Body Mapped Base Layer Shirt Review

Travis Gneiting Apparel, Reviews

The Shower Pass Body Mapped cycling baselayer is a tight-fitting shirt that offers compression, warmth, and cooling for high-performance sporting activities where variable weather and exertions are required. The custom blend of fabrics bank on the positive benefits of Merino wool, Modal, Spandex, and Nylon. The shirt is also constructed to use these materials in locations like the elbows, back …

Floyd’s of Leadville CBD

Travis Gneiting CBD, Reviews

I have been using Floyd’s Immunity Support and Cooling Blend CBD for the last couple of months. This is my honest and unbias review of the products. I have been using CBD cream on my knees and elbows for years now with a wide variety of results from very expensive products to cheap grocery store products. Some products I find …

Jabra Evolve2 85 Review

Travis Gneiting First Look, Reviews

I have been personally using the Jabra Evolve 2 85 Wireless Headphones for the last few months. My primary use has been for listening to music around the house, at my desk, and at the gym. I also used the Evolve2 Headphones for Microsoft Teams, and Zoom meetings daily.  I have used many headphones over the years from over the …

OneUp Components Aluminum Pedal Comparison and Review

Travis Gneiting Bikes, Reviews

OneUp Components pedals are one of the most popular pedals for mountain bikers because of their strength, durability, oversized footprint, super thin design, and ability to be rebuilt. The pedals are lightweight (only 365g), thin, and shaped for the ball of your foot make them a great option for most common foot sizes, both men and women. If you have …