Category Archives: Product & Service Reviews

Which Tent Is Better? Big Agnes Copper Spur vs. REI Quarter Dome

Big Agnes Copper Spur tent

Which tent is better? The Big Agnes Copper Spur 1-Man Tent? Or the REI Quarter Dome 1- Man Tent? In this review, I set out to discover which tent is better – the Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL or the REI Quarter Dome 1-man tent. These two tents are extremely similar in design. Both […]

The VIVI 26 Inch eBike – An Amazingly Inexpensive Electric Bicycle

Vivi ebike review

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more affordable, good looking, and easy to use eBike than the VIVI 26 inch electric mountain bicycle. This black, white and red aluminum eBike (made in China) has everything you need for daily riding around your neighborhood… and is even equipped to handle a little dirt, gravel, or off-road […]

Ride Your Bike Indoors with the Tacx Galaxia Indoor Bicycle Rollers

Indoor Bicycle Rollers

 The Tacx Galaxia Indoor Bicycle Rollers allow your to ride your bicycle in the safety and comfort of your own home, while providing you with one of the most fun and realistic indoor cycling experiences imaginable. These truly are the best indoor bicycle rollers out there! Why Should You Own A Set Of Indoor […]

The Silver Coast Bike Tour with Top Bike Tours Portugal

Silver Coast Bike Tour - Group Photo

The sun sparkles in silver rays as it bounces on the water off the shores of the central coast of Portugal. As you cycle along the seashore, seagulls fly overhead in search of fishermen pulling in nets filled with fish. Women and children play in the sand nearby as men dressed in formal wear sit […]

Bike Virginia: The Highly Addictive & Ever-Changing Annual Summer Cycling Holiday

Bike Virginia tour

Mark your calendar now: The annual week-long Bike Virginia tour takes place every June in a different part of the state, during which more than 1,600 people from all across the United States (and around the world) gather together to conduct a series of memorable bike rides in some of Virginia’s most scenic destinations. This […]

Which Sleeping Bag is Better? Marmot Always Summer vs. Marmot Sawtooth

marmot sleeping bags

Which sleeping bag is better? The Marmot Always Summer or the Marmot Sawtooth sleeping bag? In this review, I set out to discover which sleeping bag is best – the Marmot Always Summer sleeping bag or the Marmot Sawtooth sleeping bag. These two sleeping bags are extremely similar in both their look and design. Both […]

The SteerStopper – An Innovative Bicycle Stabilizer to Help You Safely Park Your Bike

SteerStopper review photo

The SteerStopper is a high-end bicycle accessory that, I suspect, will split the cycling industry in two. Half of the people who hear about the SteerStopper are going to think, “Oh my goodness! This is genius. This is exactly what I’ve been looking for. I need to get this for my bicycle right away!” While […]

Save $127.90 When You Buy The New REI Quarter Dome 1-Man Tent

REI Quarter Dome Tent with no rainfly

If you’re in the market for a small, compact, lightweight backpacking or bicycle touring tent, there are a number of good tents to consider: the Big Agnes Copper Spur, the MSR Hubba… and don’t forget, the REI Quarter Dome tent. The REI Quarter Dome Tent: The REI Quarter Dome tent is a major contender with […]

Why I Love the REI Flash Sleeping Pad… and You Should Too!

REI Flash Sleeping Pad

You’re going to love the REI Flash sleeping pad: a small, lightweight and comfortable inflatable sleeping pad designed for backpacking, bikepacking and bicycle touring adventures. I’ve had the new REI Flash sleeping pad for about 6 months now and I’m loving it! I’ve been riding my bicycle around the world for more than 18 years […]

Co-Motion Siskiyou: My Review of This Amazing 650b Touring Bicycle

2017 Co-Motion Siskiyou touring bicycle

There’s a movement taking place right now in the world of touring bicycles. Throngs of individuals are changing from their traditional 700c and 26 inch bicycles to the new 650b wheel/tire size – a wheel/tire size that is said to ride like a 700c road wheel, but is capable of handling the off-road terrain that […]

The Chumba Ursa 29+ Backcountry Bikepacking Bicycle

Bikepacking Example

Get ready for an incredible cycling adventure with the new Chumba Ursa 29+ bikepacking bicycle! The Chumba Ursa 29+ is an American-made mountain bike designed specifically with bikepacking in mind. Its wide 29plus tires make it great for cycling on dirt and gravel roads as well as on narrow single-track trails. The fact that the […]

My Favorite Tent: The Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL 1 Man Tent

Big Agnes Copper Spur Bikepacking Tent

The Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL 1-Man Tent is the smallest, lightest and highest-quality tent I have ever owned. Watch my video review of this incredible backpacking, bikepacking and bicycle touring tent and then click here to buy a Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL 1-Man tent for yourself. If you’re looking for a […]