Clif Bar, EVO, Gu, Kenda, Lezyne, Louis Garneau, Park Tool, Pedro Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on Getting Your Bike Ready for Spring

Getting Your Bike Ready for Spring

Are you one of those courageous winter cyclist? Or even a fat bike fanatic? If so, bravo to brave the cold. For most of us, the bike is quietly hibernating for the snowy months and the legs keep on spinning on a bike trainer or at spinning classes. After these past couple of weeks with warm … Read the article

Winter. The Natural Insulator of the Future: Asclepias. Posted on Categories ApparelTags 6 Comments on The Natural Insulator of the Future: Asclepias

The Natural Insulator of the Future: Asclepias

Since 2013, Québec has been celebrating a new provincial treasure. Previously confused for a weed and often called milkweed, Asclepias plants produce an ecological, renewable and a non-animal insulation material. You will eventually be able to find it in winter coats, parkas, boots, gloves and more. Testing Milkweed Insulation Jean-François Tardif, a mountain climbing lover, … Read the article

Catlike, Louis Garneau, Nutcase, POC, Smith Optics. Choosing The Right Biking Helmet. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , , Leave a comment on Choosing The Right Biking Helmet

Choosing The Right Biking Helmet

A bad move, lots of speeding, a helmet cracked open in 3 – but a safe and sound girl still in one piece – without a concussion. That was me in April 2013 after I fell off my bike. I landed directly on my head but didn’t even get a scratch. +1 for the helmet … Read the article

Marmot, Mountain Hardwear. Marmot PreCip VS Mountain Hardwear Finder Jacket. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Marmot PreCip VS Mountain Hardwear Finder Jacket

Marmot PreCip VS Mountain Hardwear Finder Jacket

The jackets PreCip from Marmot and Finder from Mountain Hardwear represent an entry point into the wonderful world of waterproof-breathable jackets. You’ll appreciate their waterproofness as well as their compactibility. Indeed, the main difference between them and their higher-priced brothers comes down to features, fit, breathability and durability. While those are important considerations, sometimes the … Read the article