Alite Mayfly and Monarch Chairs: Maxing the Relaxing

It‘s that time of year when one of the best things about camping is sitting around a fire. The Mayfly and Monarch from Alite Designs are lightweight, packable camp-chairs that maximize comfort for relaxing around the flames. Both Alite chairs are constructed from ripstop nylon and aluminum, assuring they are light yet sturdy. This pair … Read more

Apidura Mountain Frame Pack Long-Term Review

Back in January, I gave my initial thoughts on the Apidura Mountain Frame Pack. Since then, I have ridden many more gravel miles with this pack. It continues to impress me and has become my favorite frame pack for long-distance gravel rides. The initial quality impressions of the Apidura Mountain Frame Pack have been confirmed … Read more

Platypus Tokul XC 3: Sleek & Comfortable Hydration

The Platypus Tokul XC 3 hydration pack is a perfect pack for when you need hydration without bulk. It holds a two liter bladder and claims to have 1 liter of storage capacity, giving it the 3 designation. It is light and very comfy, making it a great race day pack as well as an every day … Read more