Clear your head, go snowshoeing.

By Colin Fowlow, Special to The Blog

This month I did something I never thought I’d do… I rekindled my love of snowshoeing.

It’s hard to remember why I stopped in the first place. Two years ago I wouldn’t be caught dead passing up a night under the stars. But over time I guess I subconsciously gathered the notion that snowshoeing is lame (which it’s not). It might be because all the other activities I do are so physically demanding that snowshoeing just got lost in the shuffle. Cross-country skiing, sweat-filled trainer rides, gym sessions; I got so used to working hard that eventually I started associating every winter activity with training. With that in mind, snowshoeing just seemed like a wast of time. It’s just recently that I remembered the joy you can get from doing something just for fun. Read More

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

The little things to say “I Love You. And cycling. I love you, and cycling.”

Biking has some pretty sexy benefits.

The bonding experience you get spinning with a loved one — or one you’d like to love (cycling adventures make a great first date).  The tight clothes, too. The increased stamina.

Heck, anything you do outdoors is an aphrodisiac of some kind. Skiing and snowshoeing during the winter mean cozy nights apres ski, cuddling under a blanket. When you’re hiking and camping during the summer, nothing beats a night under the stars… in the tent.

As such, we’ve decided to put together a list of in-store gifts to get your favorite riding partner. These will help you gear up for your next intimate adventure, no matter what journey lies ahead. Read More