5 Bike Clothing Items You Should Own

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If you have been biking for a couple years now chances are you own the basics. Maybe you have a favorite pare of bike shorts, a jersey and helmet. What more could you need. There are so many new and innovative bike products that can make your rides more enjoyable. Below we listed our 5 favorite upgrades to a cyclist …

Elite Sterzo Smart Review

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The Elite Sterzo is a great companion to any smart trainer to make riding stationary bikes indoors more fun. Sometimes it’s just too cold outside, you have limited times, or just out of convenience you choose to ride your bike at home. If you are like me, riding on a bike trainer can be boring, even with Zwift. The new …

Houdini Sportwear Review

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Power Houdi Review One of the most popular products from Houdini Outerwear is their Power Houdi. It comes in 16 colors and 6 sizes. The jacket is made from Power Stretch® Pro™ from Polartec® (57% polyester, 33% polyamide, 10% elastane) a very stretchy, breathable, and durable fabric. Its perfect use is for layering under a ski shell, or as I …

Velo Angel TT Bike Seat Review

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I have been riding the Velo Angel TT road bike saddle for a few months now both on my Felt road bike and my Scott indoor training bike. I swapped the saddle between bikes to give it my honest opinion for a variety of bikes. While the name implies the use on a time trial bike, and the shape with …

BioLite Headlamp 330 First Look and Review

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This really is the headlamp we have been waiting for. It boast 330 Lumans, can run for 3.5 hours on high, or 40 hours on low. It cost only $49, is USB rechargeable, and has many lighting options including red flood for night expeditions. BioLite HeadLamp 330 Review BioLite launched a kickstarted back in September 2018. The lights are now …

Complete Comparison of Biolite CampStove 2 Review

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Overview Biolite has recently released a new version of the world famous Biolite stove.  It can cook your food, boil your water, charge your phone and other electronics all from a little portable camp stove you can carry around with you in a backpack and fuel with things you can find laying around your yard.  The upgrades to the CampStove …

What Happened to WhiskeyMilitia.com?

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If you are a regular visitor of GearChase.com you may have wondered is WhiskeyMilitia.com down?  Or Why is Whiskey Militia redirecting to SteepandCheap.com? We have been informed by Backcountry.com the parent company of both WhiskeyMilitia.com and SteepAndCheap.com that they have indeed removed WhiskeyMilitia.com from the interweb and redirected all traffic to SteepAndCheap.com.  This is not a new decision for Backcountry.com.  If …

Elite Custom Rack Water Bottle Cages and Bottles

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We were long overdue for an upgraded hydration system for our road bike.  We don’t race, and as you can tell by the pump attached to the frame aren’t real sticklers for weight.  I wasn’t going to shell out $80 for a water bottle cage to safe a few grams.  All I cared about was something that looked better than …

Bear Sleeping Bag

Sleep Inside a Bear?

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Looking to up your camping game?  Why not sleep in a bear?  This realistic bear sleeping bag was created by Eiko Ishizawa as a sculpture.  Inspired by a new story in 2006 about a bear that escaped into the Alps. This was the first bear in the wild in the region for 170 years. Controversy over if the bear should …

Shoe Lace Locker

Shoe Lace Locker Review

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Here at GearChase.com we love to ride bikes! We love mountain biking shoes too.  We ride all types from clipless shoes and pedals to laced shoes and flats.  One of the issue we always seem to run into is getting laces stuck in the chain and chainring.  There is a solution, it’s called the lace locker.  Carol Stanley, the inventor …

Marathon Facts

[Infographic] Interesting Statistics about Marathons

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For an ordinary runner, running a marathon can be among the most challenging goals that you can aim for. A marathon is not some ordinary race that you can just step on the starting line and run like you normally do and reach the finish line. Running a marathon requires months of preparation and dedication. When running a marathon, you …

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So you ate too much. Now what?

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1. Get a Grip: Get some perspective. Whether it was one meal, or 1 weekend of stuffing your face – as long as you have good everyday eating habits, a few slip ups aren’t going make you obese overnight. So get a grip, and stop obsessing. While you notice every annoying pound you gain, unless you’ve totally screwed up – chances are nobody is …

Rallt Hammock and Tree Strap Review

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If you know us, you know we love hammocks. They are great for lounging in the backyard, camping, sleeping, and cuddling. When Rallt ask if we want to try a new 2 person hammock of course we jumped at the chance. We have spent time in more than 50 different hammocks, most recently we have been using two single hammock …

Mountain Gear Autumn Sale

13 Brands – MountainGear.com’s Huge Autumn Sale

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Mountain Gear is offering up some goods early this year.  No camping outside waiting for black friday sales.  Check out these great sale that are just as good as you can expect from black Friday deals this year.  It’s a great time to stock up on end of season climbing gear from Black Diamond, Salewa, Petzl and La Sportiva.  Even …

Sierra Trading Post Now in Utah

Sierra Trading Post now in Utah

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As many of you may know, GearChase.com is located in the heart of the Wasatch Mountains in Utah. We recently heard the great news that we would be getting a Sierra Trading Post near the base of the Wasatch Mountains just down the street from the majority of the Ski Resorts and Mountain Biking trails. We headed over during the …

Pure Darkness 3 – Insane Mountain Bike Trailer

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If you have seen Pure Darkness 2 then you know to hold on to your shorts for this trailer! Just dropping into the roll-in would be scary enough. Mixed with a giant step-up, throw in some death metal and you have yourself Pure Darkness 3!

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Meet the New SteepandCheap.com

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In case you haven’t noticed there have been some awesome changes to Steep and Cheap.  Backcountry is trying to revitalize the site that has received some negative criticism over the last few years for not having very good deals any longer. From our secret insiders at Steep and Cheap, we found out that they will be improving the deals, and posting …