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

Skratch Labs Hydration Mix: Not Just For The Pros Anymore

Each year, the Tour de France highlights for me just how unreal professional cyclists are.  Over 1200 watts for Sagan trying to hold Cancellara‘s wheel.  Tony Martin pushing a 59 tooth chainring during the time-trails.  25 to 30 mph average speeds over the stages.  Burning more calories in a day than most people do in … Read more

Coghlan’s Collapsible Water Container – Stores Plenty When You Need It, Packs Down When You Don’t

In most areas of the world, particularly in the summer months, water is one of the most important things that you can store, whether you are bringing it with you on your adventures or keeping a stash of it in your house in case of an emergency.  Even areas that have plentiful water rarely have … Read more