Nikon Charges Into the Action Camera Market with the 360-Degree KeyMission 360

Nikon Charges Into the Action Camera Market with the 360-Degree KeyMission 360

As one who previously created 360 degree virtual tours, I am often annoyed by the chosen viewpoint of many POV cameras. If you’re like me this technology is a breath of fresh air. Nikon has good experience with 180 degree fisheye lenses so I can expect this to be pretty cool! Photo John has a great […]

29ers, not just for the big boys…

29ers, not just for the big boys…

About a year ago, the engineers and women’s product development team embarked on production of a women’s specific full suspension 29er. Specialized engineers have a great track record of moving 26″ platform bikes into 29″ while maintaining the comfortable rider position of the smaller wheeled version. The Rumor line-up of bikes is the latest release, […]

Enduro 29er – The argument to 650b?

Enduro 29er – The argument to 650b?

Specialized has been an early adopter and staunch advocate of the 29″ wheel in most of their cross country mountain bike line. People thought 29″ hardtails were the only option. Then there were 29″ 100mm xc race weapons. This was pushed further to 120-130mm offerings by Specialized, Transition, Intense, Rocky Mountain and others. Everyone figured […]

MTB Defroster Winter Shoe Review

MTB Defroster Winter Shoe Review

We had our first frost this week so I thought it’s a great time to revisit a review I did this spring. Staying warm and dry on BC trails has its challenges. Yes, I know we don’t have the cold weather of Ontario or Alberta, but you know what they say it’s not the cold, […]

2013 Norco Range 650b – Tested

2013 Norco Range 650b – Tested

Heather tests out Norco’s newest all mountain weapon. What did she think?

Nikon announces new rugged compact digital cameras

Nikon announces new rugged compact digital cameras

The first in Nikon’s new AW series of waterproof, shock-proof, cold-resistant compact digital cameras. Equipped with a number of features, including GPS support, an electronic compass and map display, and action control convenient for outdoor shooting

Garmin Edge 200 Cycling GPS Lets You Review, Relive & Plan

Garmin Edge 200 Cycling GPS Lets You Review, Relive & Plan

As a user of my trusty but aging Garmin Edge 305, I`ve been looking for new options to record my rides.
Bring on the Garmin Edge 200. Economical and reliable.

Panasonic DMC-TS3 : A great camera for mountain bikers

Panasonic DMC-TS3 : A great camera for mountain bikers

Digital cameras provide so many new features, it’s hard to decide which model to buy. For mountain bikers, rugged is a priority and Panasonic’s new TS3 adds so much more… GPS, Compass, HD video. It’s your all in one camera!

Night riding: Quality pedal time during our west coast winters

It’s pretty easy to get depressed this time of year. The wet weather, the short days, and most importantly, the lack of riding time. Although there’s not much that can be done to the weather or the short days, but with a decent set of lights you can help satisfy your craving for more time […]

2010 Lights Update

2010 Lights Update

It’s that time of year again. Kids are heading back to school, the days are getting cooler and darkness is arriving sooner than any of us would like. Check out this update on bike lights for 2010.