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lunch case

Stanley Nineteen13 Lunchcase $20 (purchase here)   Test Period: 6+ months Field Tester: Scatman The Stanley Nineteen13 Lunchcase is your modern day lunch box from when you were a kid.  Yeah it lacks Batman or Spiderman graphics on the cover but it’s much more durable than either.  Don’t fret, it comes in Stormtropper white, so you can still be a kid if […]

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2Toms Detregent Review

2Toms Detregent Review

2Toms Detregent $12.99 (purchase here)   Test Period: 2 loads of laundry Field Tester: Scatman 2Toms contacted me to test their new “stink free” sports detergent a few months back.  Being a active guy I always have stinky clothes in need of a good wash.  I’m going to be up front and honest here and just say I didn’t expect the 2Toms […]

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Black Diamond Trail Review

January 07, 2012 Location: : Black Diamond/Lake Sawyer/Maple Ridge (known as Henry’s Ridge) Getting there: From I-405 take SR-169 south towards Black Diamond. Pass through Four Corners shopping-Safeway on the left and continue to the town of Black Diamond.  About a mile after you pass SE  288th ST on your right  you’ll see two small pull outs on either side of the […]

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Crank Brothers Egg Beater 2 Review

Crank Brothers Egg Beater 2’s $90 (purchase here)     Test Period: 7 months Field Tester: Scatman I’ve been using Crank Brothers pedals for over 5 years now and love them.  That being said I had a really hard time writing this review and apologize to the good people at Crank Brothers for the delay in doing so.  So why was it so hard to […]

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Mammut TR1 + Ambient light Set Review

Mammut TR1 + Ambient light Set $44.95 (purchase here)     Test Period: 7 months Field Tester: Scatman This was the second Mammut headlamp I’ve tried over the years.  The first was quickly returned because I couldn’t feel the buttons to turn it on with my gloves on while skate skiing.  It’s a shame as it really lit up the trail.  When I […]

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Icebreaker Stripe Tech T

Icebreaker Stripe Tech T

Icebreaker Stripe Tech T $75 (purchase HERE)     Test Period: 3 months Field Tester: Scatman This is my first piece from Icebreaker and I have to say I like it.  I’d say I like it a lot but there is one small quirk that bugs me to no end.  We’ll get to that, first the good stuff because one […]

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Smart Wool Microweight Crew Review

Smart Wool Microweight Crew Review

Smartwool Microweight Crew $65 (purchase HERE)   Test Period: 2 months Field Tester: Scatman I’ve always been a fan of Smartwool socks so I was interested in seeing how they did when it came to shirts.  My first impression upon receiving the Microweight Crew was it was soft, nice to the touch and the construction looked great.  Smartwool claims it […]

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Saucony ProGrid Guide 3 Review

Saucony ProGrid Guide 3 Review

Saucony ProGrid Guide 3 $95 (purchase latest version HERE) Test Period: 10 months Field Tester: Scatman The ProGrid Guide 3’s were suggested to me after the first shoe I tried gave me blisters within a few miles.  Right away I could tell the Saucony was a better fit for my foot.  I’m a firm believer that if you have the […]

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Ibex Woolie Short Sleeve

Ibex Woolie Short Sleeve

Ibex Woolie Short Sleeve $59 (purchase HERE)     Test Period: 6 months Field Tester: Scatman When you receive a shirt to test you think to yourself, “What can I possibly talk about?”  Well a shirt isn’t a shirt and the Ibex Woolie proves this.  The first thing I always notice about any Ibex piece I get is the feel […]

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The Mountain Feedbag Review

The Mountain Feedbag Review

Epic Ride Research The Mountain Feedbag $30 Test period: 1.5 years Field Tester: Scatman I won my Mountain Feedbag while at my first Cascade Cream Puff.  It was my reward for sitting through the longest and hottest pre-race rider meeting ever.  I didnt use it that year since everyone knows not to try new things on race day. Since my […]

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