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How to Look Stylish Off The Bike (Like Marcel Kittel, Fabian Cancellara, or even Mario Cipollini)

Respectable pro athletes wear nice suits. That’s because they know the value of dressing well and looking professional. Look at guys like Marcel Kittel, Fabian Cancellara, and Pierre Rolland. Or the infamous Mario Cipollini. They actually put thought into their outfits. Even if you’re just a beginner, […]

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The Best Hiking, Workout, and Everyday Underwear (7 Top Brands Compared!)

When it comes to cycling, running, and swimming, it’s easy. You just don’t wear any. But what about gym workouts? Hiking? An ordinary day of hustle and bustle? Why is good underwear so hard to find? I’ve been researching this question for the past few years, and […]

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How To Get Dressed For a Bike Ride

Every time I take up a new sport, I end up asking myself, “now how do I get dressed for this?” Some sports are simple. Like swimming. Some sports are more complicated. Ice hockey, for example. Cycling isn’t too complex, but there’s a lot of gear, and […]

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Tested: Columbia Sportswear Cool Creek Stretch Cargo Pants

For as many cycling and running tights as I have, and wind pants, and skiing/snowboarding pants, I’ve never been much for hiking pants. I never really liked them. Then I found some pants that looked awesome, at a reasonable price, and couldn’t say no. They were the […]

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Tested: Gramicci Original G Climbing Pant

Sandstone and gritstone rock faces are unforgiving surfaces. They also happen to be frequently encountered surfaces when it comes to rock climbing in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. One slip on this stuff, and it could shred lightweight hiking pants. So when I decided to take up rock […]

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Tested: Bombas Athletic Socks

There’s a new sock company making a name for themselves, and that name is Bombas socks. Bombas is latin for bumble bee, which explains the logo. So today I have yet another review of athletic socks, with the differentiating factor being the tons of hype around these […]

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Tested: YogaSmoga Nirvana Short (Finally Some Men’s Yoga Clothing!)

If you’re a man, you’re going to face two challenges when shopping for yoga apparel. First, it’s all really expensive. With running and cycling, you can get basic options, fancy stuff, or anything in between, depending on your budget. With yoga, the choice is between the high-end […]

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Tested: Columbia Omni-Freeze Zero

Walking through Dick’s Sporting Goods earlier this Spring, I had the chance to participate in a live product demonstration, and there was no way I was passing it up. Unlike the free junk food samples in Sam’s Club, what this sales associate held in her hands actually […]

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Ask Levi: What Are the Differences Between Running and Cycling Tops?

Today’s question is about getting a cycling-specific top (jersey) or just wearing a running top…

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Tested: Nashbar Polypro Ear Band

The ear band is a great accessory for any outdoor activity in cool weather. It keeps your ears nice and warm without getting you overheated. Here is a great ear band for running, hiking, and bicycling.

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How to Get a Complete, Comfortable Cycling Outfit for Under $300

As if getting a $1000 bike isn’t bad enough, you then have to buy clothing and accessories! A cool jersey to keep you comfortable? Just $35. Special shoes just for riding? Those are usually $150 or more. A helmet to keep you safe? Another $100, if you don’t mind! It’s never going to be cheap, but there is one simple rule that lets you make the most of your money…

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