Dyneema

18 Jun 19
Trigger by Trail

I made it through the hyped up LA Aquaduct section. Maybe it’s because it was so hyped up in my head to be the absolutely worst thing I would experience on this trail, but I found it easy and fun (albeit really windy and dusty). The miles flew by and I enjoyed my time listening […]

17 Jun 19
Stravaiging

I’ve had several questions about this tarptent – so here’s a review of what I think of it. When I researched before buying this I couldn’t find a lot of useful info, so hopefully some of this will be of interest if you’re considering this shelter. It’s a single skin, ultralight, tent shaped tarp with […]

16 Jun 19
Blog

A kite is actually a special form of aircraft that is still tied by ropes or ropes. Even if it weighs more than air, it can fly when the air is flowing below and above the wing. The lifting and drag forces are opposite to the line tension on the tether. Flying them is a…

Different kites are designed for different purposes was originally published on China

15 Jun 19
The Fishing Sailor

Cruising sailors have a long tradition of trolling fishing lines behind the boat while sailing, with widely varying degrees of success at attracting the mahi-mahi and tuna that roam the upper layers of the world’s tropical oceans. It can be a productive way of supplying the crew with fresh and tasty protein on an ocean […]

14 Jun 19
LostTrailRunner........

A Long Day Out w/ Kilian Jornet | Salomon TV The greatest adventure might be hidden in your own backyard. Just outside your door you can put your shoes on and start running, and come back home when you’re tired. Join Kilian Jornet on a journey around the summits of his Norwegian home and be […]

13 Jun 19
In The Know Cycling

Designed for self-securing and belay set up on big walls, mixed climbs, and multi-pitch endeavors, the Mammut 12. 0mm Belay Chain Sewn Runner features six high-strength rings, each rated at a tensile strength of 24 kN. Its impressive breaking strength is the result of its coiled Dyneema core…

13 Jun 19
In The Know Cycling

Especially useful for ice climbers and alpinists, the Grivel Daisy Chain with Twin Gate Package is rated at 22kN and features bar-tacking at every loop and point for extra strength. Nylon covered Dyneema webbing provides durability and long-lasting use. Additionally, this package comes with a…

13 Jun 19
Personal Protective Solutions Limited

Technical information: For technical datasheet please click here For certificate of conformity please click here EN 388:2016 4X42B Gauge: 18 Product features and benefits: RIPEL technology prevents oil from contacting the skin, keeping hands safe and dry Ansell GRIP technology delivers an average of 13% better grip performance for safer handling of wet or oily […]

13 Jun 19
In The Know Cycling

We’ve all suffered the stinging pain of wiping out across abrasive asphalt, which is made even worse as you’re competing in bottleneck racing scenarios and plunging downhill at high speeds. Santini sought to alleviate the stinging pain resulting from tumbling off your bike with its…

13 Jun 19
In The Know Cycling

Reinforced with Dyneema fabric along the seat and inner-thighs, the Norrona Men’s Skibotn Flex1 Short withstands whatever the trail throws your way, regardless of the spills and bumps experienced along the way. This abrasion-resistant fabric is instantly noticeable with its grid-like woven…

13 Jun 19
Design Listicle

The company behind S-Works Exos claims that their shoes are the lightest shoes in the world. Because of the lightness of these shoes, these shoes can make the wearer move more agile and stronger.

12 Jun 19

I have been playing a bit with heat sealable materials. I decided to buy a sealing iron $A50 – a sound buy. Tried it out on one of the pillows I bought for my sleeping pad side insulation which I had been reluctant to touch as I was finding it so comfortable, but at 100 […]

11 Jun 19
Bikerumor

My daughters keep asking me what do I do for a living. Most of the time I tell them I shoot pictures of gravel-bikepacking trips. I get strange faces in return, so I thought let’s go do a trip together so they can experience it for themselves. We live in Spain, so a local trip […]

10 Jun 19
In The Know Cycling

We spent some time thinking how to describe our new S-Works 6 XC mountain bike shoes, and really, their selling point is pretty easy-they’re the lightest, most connected XC race shoes in the world. They’re not just light, although they are only 270 grams per shoe, but it’s more about the blend of low weight […]

10 Jun 19
In The Know Cycling

Castelli’s Vela Vest is an amazingly lightweight and compact vest constructed from leading sail making fabric used in Americas Cup racing. This windproof and waterproof fabric uses Dyneema yarns for near-bulletproof strength. Dyneema, if you are unsure, is a white core yarn used in rock-climbing ropes and bulletproof vests. This fabric comes straight from sailing, […]