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Gear Reviews

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Review: OMM Adventure Light 20 Backpack

June 12th, 2018|0 Comments

OMM (standing for Original Mountain Marathon) is a brand well-known to UK and Euro trail runners, but it has yet to become popular in the US, which is a pity. I would go so far as to say this is a ‘best-kept secret’ of running packs.

What I Carry

May 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Here is what I carry on my morning run commute. I am a minimalist. That philosophy requires discipline. Every now and then, I wish I had brought along this or that, but that is rare enough - I’m fine with the risk.

What I Wear

April 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

When you engage in an activity such as run commuting, people wonder about mundane details. Since everybody who is able to do so walks, and increasingly is conscious about it with the advent of fitness trackers, if you take up a more robust version of such a common endeavor you inspire curiosity about technique and tools.

Review: Henty Wingman Backpack

June 11th, 2014|1 Comment

Henty takes a simple method of storing and transporting clothing to an entirely different level with their Wingman Backpack. This unique, smart [...]

Review: RIBZ Front Pack

May 13th, 2013|2 Comments

We were recently asked if we wanted a free RIBZ Front Pack (coordinated by Deep Creek Public Relations) in consideration for review publication. While [...]

Noisy Backpacks

March 4th, 2013|4 Comments

Do you mind the sound of keys jingling?  No?  I bet you would after you heard them make that noise [...]

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